Essential Iran

11 Days
From €1,249 Per Person

overview

Overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to visit the most important sights of Iran? I’d say joining in this Essential Iran tour will assist you in discovering the old and new Iran in a private vehicle and accompany of a knowledgeable guide. Don’t hesitate to give it a try!

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1
Tehran
Arrive in Iran at the IKA airport, transfer to the hotel and check in. In the afternoon, we will have a visit of the city’s mountainous area Darband with its traditional style tea houses and restaurants. It’s a good place to see how the young inhabitants of Tehran pass their evenings. Overnight in Tehran.
Day 2
Tehran
To get familiar with the history of the capital, there will be a full day city tour of Tehran to visit: The Golestan Palace Complex, Iran National Museum (also known as the Archeological Museum of Iran), The Grand Bazaar and the Carpet Museum. Overnight in Tehran.
Day 3
Tehran/Isfahan
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and drive to Isfahan, with an en route visit of Kashan and its historic sights of: Tabatabaei House, Agha Bozorg Mosque and Fin Garden. Arrive in Isfahan and check into the hotel. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 4
Isfahan
Full day city tour of Isfahan to explore the splendid city which is known as Half of the World. The sights to visit include: Naqsh-e Jahan Square, surrounded by four highlights of Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfullah Mosque, Ali Qapu and the Traditional Bazaar and the old bridges of Si-o Se Pol and Khaju. In the afternoon, you will have some leisure time to discover the city by yourself or go shopping to buy some lovely souvenirs or remembrances of the city. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 5
Isfahan
City tour of Isfahan and visiting some of the other most important highlights of the city: The Palace of Hasht Behesht, Chehel Sotun Palace, Vank Cathedral, Atigh Mosque and the Armenian District of Julfa. You can take some time to stroll in the Armenian district and enjoy its cafes. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 6
Isfahan/Yazd
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and head to the historic city of wind towers with its amazing mud-brick houses. There will be an en route visit of Jame' Mosque of Nain, Narin Castle and Meybod and the Zoroastrian fire temple of Chak Chak. Overnight in Yazd.
Day 7
Yazd
City tour of Yazd to discover the city of mud-brick houses. The most important highlights of the city are: Towers of silence, Dowlatabad Garden, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Jameh Mosque of Yazd and Fahadan District. In the late afternoon, we will have an opportunity to visit the Yazd Art House, the lovely café in the downtown to have a light snack and enjoy the city’s view from its rooftop. Overnight in Yazd.
Day 8
Yazd/Shiraz
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to the Iran’s most charming city of Shiraz. En route we will have a visit of the small city of Abarkooh and its old cypress (more than 4500 years old)also the tomb of Cyrus the Great, Pasargadae. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 9
Shiraz
Full day city tour of Shiraz and exploring the most important sights of Shiraz: Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (also known as the Pink Mosque), Vakil Historical Complex, Eram Garden and the Tombs of Hafiz or Sa’adi. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 10
Shiraz
Excursion to Marvdasht in the morning to visit the remains of the great Achaemenid emperor of the ancient Persia: Persepolis and the Necropolis of Naghsh-e Rustam. Drive back to the city and afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 11
Depart Iran
And finally, it’s time to say farewell to Iran as you will be transferred to the airport early in the morning for the return flight home.

Services

Services

Tour services inclusions
  • Overnight Stay at 4* Hotel with Breakfast (10 nights)
  • Iranian Visa Authorization Code
  • Travel Insurance for 15 Days (Coverage Limit: 10,000 Euros)
  • All the transportations
  • Daily Refreshment During the Trip
  • English-Speaking Driver-Guide During the Whole Trip
  • Airport Transfers
  • Entrance Fees Based on the Itinerary
  • Hotel Tips
Tour services exclusions
  • Meals
  • Hotel Extra Charges
  • International Flights
  • Driver-Guide Tips & Personal Expenses
  • Visa Label Fee
Hotels

Travel Details

What you need to know

      • You can choose this program year-round.
      • Hotels and the type of transportation vehicles may be subject to change as per availability or capacity.
      • These prices are quoted per person in double rooms in groups of 2 people.