● Tehran – Crossroad of cultures with old heritages ●Kashan – Hidden jewel of merchant residences ●Isfahan - the legendary half of the world ● Chak-Chak - Zoroastrian pilgrimage center ●Abandoned mysterious village of kharanaq ● Yazd - fire temples and wind towers with underground wonders ●Abarkuh – 8 thousands year cypress ● Persepolis – Biggest capital of oldest empire ●Naqhsh-e-Rostam - ancient tombs of kings ● Shiraz - city of poets and gardens
Professional Tour guide
Accommodation in Hotels
VIP Scania or Volvo Buses with professional driver
All days Breakfast
Main Meals (Only for the days on which the group is on the road)
Visa authorization codes
All Airport transfers
Water and snacks in bus
Foreigner tour guide accommodation
: Arrival Tehran Airport
Arrival in Tehran in the morning.
Pick-up by our professional guide and transport by bus to the hotel in Tehran for breakfast and a short rest.
Our team will accompany you throughout the entire trip.
After breakfast we will head for the Golestan Palace in Tehran Grand Bazaar, then we visit the The National Jewelry Treasury and The National Museum of Iran. In the evening we visit the Milad Tower of Tehran, afterwards we have dinner in the hotel. At night those who are interested can accompany our tour guide to Darband by using the Tehran metro. Darband is a path winding up a narrow rocky valley with water cascading down the slope. The trail heads up into the hills past picturesque teahouses, restaurants and fruit-conserve stalls.
: Tehran - Kashan - Isfahan (distance 470 km)
Leaving in the morning to Isfahan we will pass Nushabad, which is an ancient underground city. Afterwards we tour Kashan and it’s famous attractions such as the Fin Bathhouse and Borujerdi as well as Tabatabaei house. Our last stop before we arrive in our hotel in Isfahan is Abyaneh village.
On this day we go visit the Naqsh-e Jahan complex, Chehel Sotoun mansion, Hasht Behesht Palace and the famous bridges of Isfahan.
We continue the Isfahan city tour with Ali Quli Aqa bathhouse, the beautiful Vank church and the great Mosque of Isfahan.
: Isfahan - Meybod - Kharanaq - Yazd (distance 430 km)
After breakfast we set out for Meybod and visit the Tower of Kabutar Khane (Pigeon Tower), the Icehouse of Meybod, the 5000 year old Narin Castle and Shah Abbasi Caravanserai. Then we continue our way towards the now abandoned several thousand years old village of Kharanaq, wherefrom we drive to one of the most important Zoroastrian holy sites called Chak Chak.
We stay overnight in Yazd.
After breakfast we visit the city of Yazd, which hosts the Zoroastrian fire temple, the Museum of Water, which shows the wonders of the qanat system (underground aqueducts), the impressive Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Alexander’s prison, the old city of Yazd, the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, etc.
: Yazd - Abarkuh (distance 200 km)
On this day we will head for the desert and based on the weather we will either have a long or short stay there. After this great experience we will travel to Abarkuh city, we will visit Gonbad-e Ali, a great tomb on the top of a hill, The Ice Houses, The Ancient Cedar of Abarkuh. At night we stay in the amazing Aghazadeh old house which is one of the most beautiful and amazing old houses in Iran.
: Abarkuh - Persepolis - Pasargadae - Shiraz (distance 320 km)
In the morning, after breakfast, we will visit the marvelous ancient complexes of Persepolis, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pasargadae – also UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Naqsh-e Rostam, an ancient necropolis. At the end of this impressive sightseeing we travel to Shiraz.
On this day we tour the historic city of Shiraz including Eram Garden, Qavam’s Orangery, Nasir ul-Mullk Mosque, Karim Khan Citadel, Shah Cheragh, Tomb of Hafez and Tomb of Saadi.
On our last day of this wonderful tour we visit Vakil Complex, an architectural wonder. In the morning it is possible to visit also Qashqai people in their habitat located 20 km from Shiraz. They live in tents and they are one of the most famous clans of Iran and even Asia. At night we will be transfered to the Shiraz international airport for departure.