● Tehran – Crossroad of cultures with old heritages ● Zanjan – Sharp knives with ancient technology ● Hamadan - 1100 BC city first capital of Achaemenid Empire ● the world's largest water cave ●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 Top 4 Star Hotels
VIP Scania or Volvo Buses with professional driver
All days Breakfast
7 Main Meals (Dinner or Lunch by your choose)
Visa authorization codes
All Airport transfers
Water and snacks in bus
Foreigner tour guide accommodation
: Arrive Tehran by International Flight – Distance: 50km
After arriving in Tehran in early morning, our professional guide will be waiting for you with a touristic bus (which will be selected based on the number of people in the group) and a driver; our team will accompany you throughout the entire trip. After leaving the airport we will go straight to the hotel in Tehran for a short rest and breakfast.
After breakfast we will head towards the Golestan Palace Complex in Tehran Grand Bazaar, then we visit the The National Jewelry Treasury and the National Museum of Iran, at evening we will visit Milad tower of Tehran and then we will go to hotel for dinner, at night those interested can accompany our tour guide to Darband using 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 a picturesque succession of teahouses, restaurants and fruit-conserve stalls.
: Tehran – Masouleh – Anzali – Distance: 500 KM
After breakfast and departure, we will head to north towards the Caspian Sea. On the way, we will stop at a+ town which name is Rudbar, known in Iran for its marinades. You will be able to buy local specialties: Lavashak - pressed fruit sheets, or pickled olives in nut and pomegranate. Then we will go to Masuleh, passing the greenery captivating ... tea fields. Located on the steep slopes of the Talesh Mountain, surrounded by lush forests, the village impresses with its views and buildings. The thicket of honey and gold houses hides a maze of streets and passages leading to the observation terraces on the roofs, everywhere full of intimate restaurants and trades of handicrafts and spices of shops. After your free time, drive to Rasht / Bandar-e Anzali for dinner and overnight.
: Bandar Anzali – Ardabil – Tabriz – Distance: 470KM
After breakfast and checking out, we will start the road leading initially along the Caspian Sea coast, and then higher, climbing among the forests and meadows to the slopes of the Sabalan volcano. Our goal will be Ardabil, where we visit the UNESCO-listed mausoleum of Sheikh Safi ad-Din. Known for its magnificent architecture and rich decorations, the complex occupies a special place in the culture of Iran as the family home of one of the most powerful dynasties in the country's history. In addition to the mausoleum, there are such interesting objects as an unusual Music Hall, a dervish house or a hermitage in which the pious Sufi fasted for 40 days. Then we will continue our journey to Tabriz. Accommodation in a hotel, dinner and overnight.
: Tabriz – Kandovan – Julfa –Distance: 80 KM
After breakfast we will go to visit Tabriz a city with a history of over 4,500 years which is located on the north-west of Iran. Tabriz is the largest non-Persian city in Iran, whose inhabitants have been known for centuries from trade, as noted by the famous traveler, Marco Polo. We walk through the central streets, passing the elegant Magistrate building located at the Clock Square, and Ipek Yoli, a street known for its ancient sculptures. We will also visit the UNESCO-listed bazaar, one of the largest in the Middle East and at the same time one of the most important trade centers on the Silk Road. This spectacular labyrinth of covered streets houses, among others the goldsmiths market, the bazaar with spices, and the bazaar market Mozzafariye, where high quality carpets are sold. After your free time, we will go outside of Tabriz to the village of Kandowan, which is carved out of volcanic rocks. Unlike other similar places in the world, it is still inhabited, so we will have the opportunity to look at the culture in the province. Residents of the village are very friendly and often agree to show their rock apartments from inside. After a short stay in Kandowan, we will come back to Tabriz. Accommodation in Tabriz hotel.
: Tabriz – Zanjan – Sultanieh – Hamedan – Distance: 580 KM
After breakfast and checking out we will head to Zanjan city, Zanjan is famous for its blades and knife old industry, after visiting Zanjan Jame mosque we will head to Dome of Sultaniyeh, The structure, erected from 1302 to 1312 AD, has the oldest double-shell dome in Iran and registered as UNESCO world heritage. Then we will continue our way to Ali Sadr cave which is the world's largest water cave which attracts thousands of visitors every year. At night we will reach to Hamadan city for accommodation.
: Hamadan – Isfahan – Distance: 580 KM
After breakfast and checking out we will visit Hamadan city, Hamedan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities. It is possible that it was occupied by the Assyrians in 1100 BCE; the Ancient Greek historian, Herodotus, states that it was the capital of the Medes, around 700 BCE. We also will visit Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, Ganjnameh, Avicenna tomb, Tomb of Baba Taher, and then we will head to Isfahan city, accommodation in Isfahan.
On this day we go visit the Naqsh-e Jahan complex, Chehel Sotun mansion, Hasht Behesht and the famous bridges of Isfahan.
We continue the Isfahan city tour with Aliquli Aqa bathhouse, the beautiful Vank church and the Grand mosque of Isfahan.
: Isfahan – Meybod – Kharanaq – Yazd – Distance: 430 KM
After breakfast we set out for Meybod and visit the Tower of Kabutar Khane, Meybod glacier, 5000 year old fortress of Narin and Shah Abbas caravansary; next we continue our way towards the now abandoned several thousand years old village of Kharanaq, then we go to one of the most important Zoroastrian holy sites called Chak Chak. Then we stay overnight in Yazd.
After breakfast we visit the city of Yazd which hosts the Zoroastrian fire temple, museum of water which shows the wonders of qanat system, Amir Chakhmaq complex, Alexander’s prison, old city of Yazd, Zoroastrian towers of silence, etc.
: Yazd – Abarkuh – Distance : 200KM
On this day we will head to the desert, based on weather, we will have either a long or short stay in the desert, after that we will travel to Abarkuh city, we will visit Gonbad Ali, Ice House, Ancient Cedar, fortress, and at night we will 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: 320KM
In the morning, after having breakfast we will go visit the ancient complexes of Persepolis, Pasargadae and Naqsh-e Rostam. And then we head towards 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.
This will be our last day and we will visit Vakil Complex and also at morning we can visit Qashqai people in their habitat which is 20km from Shiraz, they live in their tents and they are one of the most famous clans of Iran and even Asia. At night we will have the transfer to Shiraz international airport for departure.