A Glimpse of Persia

8 Days
From €429 Per Person

overview

Overview

It takes more than what it seems to understand Iran. This tour is a perfect fit for those who want to start discovering Iran. During this memorable journey, you will explore Iran’s ancient history in Shiraz, understand the country’s more recent past in Isfahan, and obtain an insight into the country’s vibrant contemporary scene in the capital Tehran.

We invite you to a short one-week trip which will stay with you for a long time.

  • Tailored for those who have limited time
  • Visiting Iran highlighted cities in a short glance
  • Experiencing Iran’s popular destinations

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1
Shiraz
The tour begins in Shiraz, one of the most charming cities of Iran. After arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel, our visits start in the morning with Karim Khan Citadel right in the city center. We then go to Vakil historical complex with its bath, bazaar and mosque. Enjoying our lunch time in the heart of city, we then go to Narenjestan-e Qavam garden and Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque. With its mystic atmosphere at night, the tomb of Hafez will become one of the everlasting scenes from Iran in our minds.
Day 2
Shiraz
Our second day in Shiraz is dedicated to visiting Pasargadae (135 km from Shiraz) and Persepolis. It hosts the remnants of the first Persian Garden and the tomb of the most popular King of ancient Iran, Cyrus the Great. After lunch and visiting Naqsh-e Rostam relief, we head to Persepolis (60 km from Shiraz) - the glorious monumental ruins of the ancient civilization of Persia with a total area of 125,000 square meters. We then return to hotel after entering the city through the Quran Gate.
Day 3
Shiraz
On the third day, we visit one of the famous gardens of Shiraz: Eram Garden. We then head to Saadi Tomb, a prominent Persian poet of Iran. After lunchtime, we have the rest of day to stroll through interconnected spaces of the traditional bazaar and enjoy the atmosphere or go to one of the historical gardens in Shiraz and feel the poetic spirit of the city.
Day 4
Isfahan
We leave hotel after breakfast to continue our way to one of the most beautiful cities of Iran, Isfahan (480 km). After having lunch on the way, we arrive in Isfahan in the afternoon. We will have enough time to spend the evening visiting two of the city’s historical bridges, Si-o-se-pol and Khajou Bridge.
Day 5
Isfahan
We are going to spend an unforgettable day in Isfahan. We visit the world-famous Naqsh-e Jahan Square with four highlighted sites located around it: Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfullah Mosque, Ali Qapu and the Traditional Bazaar. After enjoying our lunchtime near one of the world’s largest squares, we will head to Hasht Behesht and Chehel Sotun Palace.
Day 6
Tehran
We leave hotel and head to the capital of Iran, Tehran (450 km) in the afternoon. Before that, we still have enough time to keep on visiting Isfahan by going to Vank Cathedral and Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, which is a stunning example of the evolution of the mosque architecture over twelve centuries. We leave Isfahan after lunchtime and get to Tehran at night.
Day 7
Tehran
It’s the last day of our trip. To learn about the history of Iran’s capital, we visit some highlights such as Golestan Palace Complex, Iran National Museum and National Jewelry Museum. We will enjoy our farewell dinner in Iran in a traditional restaurant.
Day 8
Leaving Iran
And finally it’s time to bid farewell to Iran as we are transferred to the airport early in the morning for our return flight home.

Services

Services

Tour services inclusions
  • Iran Visa Application Service
  • Bed & Breakfast Hotels
  • Early Check-in & Late Hotel Check-out
  • Travel Insurance (Coverage Limit: 10,000 Euros)
  • Transfers & Transportation
  • Airport Transfer Service
  • Accompanying English-speaking Guide/Driver-guide
  • Daily Refreshments
  • Domestic Flight(s) as per Itinerary
Tour services exclusions
  • Meals
  • Hotel Extra Charges
  • International Flights
  • Tips and Personal Expenses
  • Entrance Fees
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 6 people or more