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Persia: Past and Present

16 Days
From 799 Per Person

overview

Overview

Experience Iran in 16 days. Explore the great historical capitals of ancient Persia and immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of modern Iran. On this tour, you will visit several magnificent mosques, picturesque mountain villages and colorful gardens, and gain a deeper insight into this ancient land. You will get to know more about the ancient culture, traditions and history of Iran.

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1
Tehran
Your tour in Iran starts upon your arrival at Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran. We will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After a break, we will visit Iran's National Museum, Golestan Palace Complex, the Grand Bazaar, and Milad and Azadi Towers.
Day 2
Hamedan
We leave the hotel after breakfast to go to Hamedan Province and visit the Ali Sadr cave and ancient Ganj Nameh rock carvings (literally ‘Treasure Book’).
Day 3
Hamedan
We visit Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, Ecbatana Hill, Baba Taher Mausoleum, BuAli Sina Mausoleum and Gonbad Alavian.
Day 4
Kermanshah
We leave Hamedan for Kermanshah Province in the morning. On the way, we visit Anahita’s Temple and the Bisotun inscription that is located along a historical trade route, featuring remains dating to pre-historic times and ancient Persia. We then visit Taghe-Bostan and Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk.
Day 5
Ahvaz
We explore Lorestan Province by visiting Falak-Ol-Aflak fortress, Susa and Chogha Zanbil and stay overnight in Ahvaz.
Day 6
Shiraz
Early in the morning we will go towards Shiraz and on the way, we visit the ancient city of Bishapur. After arriving in Shiraz we will stay there overnight.
Day 7
Shiraz
The day starts with a full city tour of Shiraz. We visit Nasirol- Molk Mosque, Eram Garden, Narenjestan Palace, tombs of famous Persian poets Hafez and Saadi.
Day 8
Shiraz
We visit Pasargadae, Necropolis, Persepolis and Darvazeh-ye Quran.
Day 9
Kerman
We leave Shiraz for Kerman and on the way visit Lake Bakhtegan and the Jame Mosque of Neyriz.
Day 10
Kerman
We travel around Kerman visiting Arg-e Rayen, Bagh-e Shahzade and Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali.
Day 11
Yazd
We travel to Yazd and on the way visit the Zein-o-din caravanserai and the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence.
Day 12
Yazd
The day is dedicated to a full city tour of Yazd. We visit the Fahadan neighborhood, Jame Mosque of Yazd, Yazd Water Museum, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Grand Bazaar and Amir Chakhmaq Mosque Complex.
Day 13
Isfahan
We leave Yazd for Isfahan and on the way visit Narin Castle of Meybod and the Jame Mosque of Naein and then visit the historic bridges of Isfahan.
Day 14
Isfahan
In the morning, we leave hotel after breakfast to visit Naqsh-e Jahan Square, Bazaar, Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Kakh-e Ali Qapu, Chehel Sotun Palace, Old bazaar and Jame Mosque.
Day 15
Isfahan
A full-day city tour of Isfahan. We visit Vank Cathedral, Isfahan Music Museum and then a Jewish cemetery.
Day 16
Kashan
Before the tour ends we visit Khan-e Tabatabaei and Fin Garden in Kashan. You will then be transferred to Imam Khomeini International Airport.

Services

Services

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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
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Tour services exclusions
  • Meals
  • Hotel Extra Charges
  • International Flights
  • Tips & 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