Tour Duration: 15 Days
Tehran, Kashan, Abyaneh, Isfahan, Yazd, Kerman and Shiraz.
Best time ever! The tour guide went above and beyond to make it fun and interesting. We expect to back soon.
My wife and I visited here for the first time in late April. I must say that any tour can be great with a great guide and I was lucky enough to have Vahid as the guide.
Iran is completely different from anywhere else you visit before. The people, culture and even its foods and beverages.
The development of the tourism industry has seen many destinations reach a saturation point, which has led people to search for new destinations that remain truly different from where they came.
Iran is home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations and hosts many incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites and boasts beautiful landscapes stretching from dense rain forests to snow-capped mountains to desert basins.
If you plan to visit Iran, now is the time to go as the country is changing really fast and you don’t want to miss the best that it has to offer!
Discover an Iran beyond the media portrayals with Iran Highlights Tour, this is a country full of warm, lively and friendly people.
Arrival at Tehran international airport. Transfer to hotel, Check-in by our representative.
isit Iran National museum (Museum of Ancient Iran), spend your time in Golestan Palace the former royal Qajar complex. Discover the eye-catching precious Jewelleries collection of Iran in the Iran Jewels museum and go for short trekking on Tabiat Bridge.
Drive to Kashan and admire Iranian traditional architect by visiting Tabatabai house and Sultan Amirahmad bathhouse. Tread in Fin garden and praise Persian garden designers.
Drive to Abyaneh village and meet its people with their special outfit and maybe wear beautiful costumes to take some beautiful pictures and walk around its magnificent nature.
Stay in the village at night.
Drive to Esfahan and get acquainted with Naqshe Jahan square as a historic royal square of old Isfahan which is registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. Visit picturesque Shah mosque, Sheikh-Lotfollah Mosque, and Ali Qapu Palace. Ponder on the breathtaking Armenian Vank Cathedral in Jolfa district. Walk beside Isfahan River and visit Sio-Seh Pol and Khaju Bridges at night.
Drive to Yazd on the way visit most sacred place for Zoroastrians around the world in Chak Chak. Then head to Kharanagh and get amazed by its architecture and landscapes.
Get into the mysterious world of Zoroastrians by visiting their Fire temple as a place of worship and also Towers of silence or Dakhmeh. Admire people of Iran plateau by visiting the water museum and learn about Qanats and underground water canals. Visit nice brick and tile works of Yazd Jame mosque and also magnificent Islamic Amirchaghmagh complex.
Drive to Kerman on the way visit Zein-o-din Caravanserai and its beautiful landscape. Continue to Kerman and admire people who have adapted their life to a desert city.
Drive to Mahan to meet those Sufis who have traveled a long way to show their respect to their master Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine, visit Shahzadeh garden which is another example of Persian gardens. Then drive to Rayen and visit the citadel of Rayen. Drive back to Kerman.
Drive to Shahdad Desert to visit Kalouts (Yardangs) one of the most beautiful natural phenomena in the desert which are generated by the extreme soil and water erosion during the thousand years.
Drive back to Kerman and Stay overnight.
Drive to Shiraz, the city of the roses and nightingales (about 8 hours)
Drive to Persepolis and enjoy visiting ancient Persia then visit Naqshe Rostam and visit the Tombs of the Persian kings and also some Sassanid bas-relief, then drive to Pasargadae and visit Tomb of the Cyrus the Great founder of the Achaemenid dynasty and ruins of first Persian garden there.
Head to the Zand complex to visit Karim khan castle, Karimkhan Bath and also Vakil Bazaar to get a sense of Shiraz as a capital 250 years ago. Meet warm Iranian people in Hafez tomb and foretell your future by its poems.
Visit Nasir-al-Molk mosque which is known as the pink mosque, walk to Zinat-al-Molk and Qavam Garden and admire their masterpiece mirror work to respect their guests. In the afternoon drive to Saadi tomb another Great Persian poet.
Transfer to Shiraz international airport and fly to Tehran. Transfer to IKA international airport and flay out.