The Grand Tour of Persia

Duration:
16 Days & 15 Nights
Entry & Exit Points:
Tehran Airport (IKA) – Tehran Airport (IKA)
Group size:
Min 2 & Max 20 people
Price:
1195 
  • Entry & Exit Locations:

    Tehran Airport (IKA) – Tehran Airport (IKA)

    Departure Time:

    3 Hours Before Flight Time

    Price Includes:

    • Hotels, deluxe 4* & 3* (prices are based on each person sharing a twin room)
    • Meal, half board (breakfast; lunch)
    • Transportation for up to 03 pax by private car and for 04 pax up to 09 pax group is by mini coach and for over 10 pax by VIP coach
    • English speaking guide throughout the trip
    • Pick-up, assist at the airport and Hotel
    • Entrance fee as mentioned on our program only
    • Domestic flights
    • The indicated rates are for a minimum of 2 people; for passengers wishing to travel alone amount of 50 € per night will be charged.

    Price Excludes:

    • International Flights
    • Travel Insurance
    • Visa
    • Dinner

    Meals:

    We will arrange Persian traditional and typical local food such as Abgoosht and Chelo kebab.
    • Day 1 - Arrive in Tehran Airport (IKA)
      • Welcome from an English speaking tour guide
      • Sight-seeing in Tehran including Golestan Palace, Archaeological Museum, Jewelry Museum

      O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Tehran’ content=’

      Tehran, Irans Capital since 1796 with a population of around 10 million with an international (Imam Khomeini-IKA) and a domestic (Mehrabad-THR) airport, a central railway station, the Tehran Metro, a bus rapid transit system, trolleybuses and a large network of highways as its modern transport infrastructures. It also has several universities, museums, architectural monuments, and parks. The three royal complexes of Niavaran, Saadabad, and Golestan, built under the reign of the last two monarchies, are located in this city.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Tehran[/css3_tooltip]

    • Day 2 - Anzali
      • Transportation to [css3_tooltip header=’Anzali’ content=’
        Bandar-e Anzali, the first and biggest port on the southern shores of the Caspian Sea. Anzali Lagoon, Anzali Minaret, Anzali Breakwaters are the must-visit tourist attractions.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Anzali[/css3_tooltip]
      • An enjoyable boat cruise in Anzali Lagoon
      • O/N in Anzali

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 3 - Tabriz
      • Transportation to Tabriz via Ardabil
      • Visit Sheikh Safi al-Din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil & Bazaar of Tabriz
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Tabriz’ content=’
        Tabriz, one of the most historical capital and metropolises of Iran, also known for its beautiful carpets, leather crafts, and its rich food culture. Tabriz Grand Bazaar is the largest covered bazaar in the world and one of the oldest ones. Sa’at Tower is another must-see attraction in the heart of downtown. It should be noted that most of the citizens of Tabriz are Azeris.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Tabriz[/css3_tooltip]

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 4 - Maragheh
      • Visit Azerbaijan Museum & The Blue Mosque
      • Transportation to Maragheh, visiting [css3_tooltip header=’Kandovan’ content=’
        Kandovan, situated in Sahand Rural District. This village exemplifies manmade cliff houses which are still inhabited. Which gives identity to Kandovan is 117 families that are living in beehive-like dwellings.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Kandovan [/css3_tooltip]
      •  Village on route
      • Visiting Red Dome
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Maragheh’ content='[css3_tooltip content=’
        Maragheh, known as the astronomy capital and garden city of Iran. Sufi Chay River flows across this beautiful city. With more than 300 heritage sites, Maragheh is one of top 10 cities of Iran for tourist attractions.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Maragheh [/css3_tooltip]
    • Day 5 - Hamedan
      • Transportation to Hamadan via Takab
      • Visit Takht-e Soleyman
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Hamadan’ content=’
        Hamadan, or Hegmataneh (as it was called in the past) the oldest capital of Iran in the Median dynasty era (700BC). The tomb of Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā); the Persian polymath (980-1037 AD) is located in this city. Hamadan is situated in north hillside of Alvand mountain.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Hamadan [/css3_tooltip]

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 6 - Hamedan
      • Transportation to [css3_tooltip header=’Kermanshah’ content=’
        Kermanshah, a city with a rich culture has the most Kurdish-speaking inhabitants in Iran, and the second capital of the Sassanid Empire. A series of rock reliefs, Taq Bostan, attributed to Sassanian empire (4th century AD) and Bisotun, established by Darius the Great (550–486 BC)’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Kermanshah[/css3_tooltip] via Kangavar
      • Visit The Temple of Anahita
      • Sight-seeing in Kermanshah including Bisotun & Tagh-e Bostan
      • Return to Hamedan
      • Visit Hegmataneh & Ganjnameh
      • O/N in Hamadan

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 7 - Dezful
      • Transportation to Dezful via Nushijan & [css3_tooltip header=’Khorramabad’ content=’
        Khorramabad, an old city with 4700 years of history (Elam Civilization), situated among the Zagros Mountains. This city has the most Lurs inhabitants in Iran and a lot of tourist attractions that have to visit such as Falak-ol-Aflak castle, and Shapuri Bridge.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Khorramabad[/css3_tooltip]
      • Visit Nushijan & Falak-ol-Aflak castle in Khorramabad
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Dezful’ content=’
        Dezful, a city in the South east of Iran with historical background from Sassanid dynasty. The remnants of two Ancient watermills and bridge are witness to this fact.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Dezful[/css3_tooltip]

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 8 - Ahvaz
      • Visit Susa excavations, Tomb of Daniel, Haft Tappeh, Chogha Zanbil, Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Ahvaz’ content=’
        Ahvaz, in the south-west of Iran, where the exploitation of the country’s oilfields is running every day. Karun, the only navigable river in Iran, flows across the city. Palm date (of all types) is the major agricultural products of this region. Natives are known as the happiest people ever between Iranians.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Ahvaz[/css3_tooltip]

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 9 - Shiraz
      • Transportation to Shiraz via Bishapur
      • Visit Tange Chogan & Bishapur Ruins
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Shiraz’ content=’
        Shiraz, or Tiraziš, on Elamite clay tablets related to 2000 BC. The city of love and poetry and the capital of some Persian dynasties. Two famous Iranian poets, Saadi (1210-1291) and Hafez (1315-1390), whose tombs are situated in this city. Persepolis, Pasargadae, Eram garden and so many other heritages are a small part of Shiraz attractions.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Shiraz[/css3_tooltip]

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 10 - Shiraz
      • Visit Pasargad, Naghsh-e Rostam, Naghsh-e Rajab, Persepolis
      • O/N in Shiraz

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 11 - Kerman
      • Visit Eram Garden & Ali Ibn Hamza Mausoleum in Shiraz and Bakhtegan Lake
      • Transportation to Kerman
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Kerman’ content=’
        Kerman, located on the margin of Kavir-e Lut. History of Kerman returns to the Sassanian Empire (224-651 AD). This city has been historically known for its carpets. Ganjali Khan Mosque, Jabalieh Dom, Arg-e Bam, and museum of Zoroastrians are the must-visit tourist attractions.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Kerman[/css3_tooltip]

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 12 - Kerman
      • Visit Arg-e Bam, Arg-e Rayen
      • O/N in Kerman

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 13 - Yazd
      • Transportation to Yazd, visiting Kerman & Meymand village on route
      • Visit Kerman Jameh Mosque & Meymand Village and Tower of Silence in Yazd
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Yazd’ content=’
        Yazd, the first adobe city and second oldest city (after Venice) in the world with the widest historical texture in Iran. Narin Qaleh (the oldest mud-brick fort), Zarch Qanat (3000 years old Water Management System), Sarv-e Abarkuh (4000 years old cypress), Yazd wind tower (the tallest in the world) are some of the significant monuments and natural heritage attractions of the ancient Yazd. It should be mentioned that this city is home to many fire temples of Zoroastrians.’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Yazd[/css3_tooltip]

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 14 - Isfahan
      • Visit Fire Temple, Jameh Mosque, Dolat Abad Garden in Yazd
      • Transportation to Isfahan
      • Visit Jameh Mosque & Isfahan Bridges
      • O/N in [css3_tooltip header=’Isfahan’ content=’
        Isfahan, the city knowns as “half of the world”, was the capital of Safavid dynasty (1598-1736). Currently, Isfahan is the third biggest city in Iran and the most important tourism hub by hundreds of cultural heritage attractions. This city is home to many mosques and churches with eye-catching architecture. Isfahan has the most Christians citizens, living peacefully with Muslims. It also as the widest diversity of handicrafts such as Khātam, miniature, Brocade (zarbafi), Wood carving (monabat), and toreutics (qalam zani).’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Isfahan[/css3_tooltip]

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 15 - Isfahan
      • Visit Vank Cathedral, Chehel Sotun Palace, Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace, Bazaar
      • O/N in Isfahan

      Breakfast-Lunch

    • Day 16 - On board
      • Transportation to Tehran via Abyaneh village & [css3_tooltip header=’Kashan’ content=’
        Kashan, an old city in Isfahan province. The remnants of a civilization-named Sialk (7000 BC), is witness to Kashan’s ancient background. Tepe Sialk (ancient archeological site), Fin garden, and Borujerdi house are must-visit tourist attractions of Kashan. This city was the birthplace of the contemporary Iranian painter, Kamal-ol-Molk (1848-1940).’ position=’diagonal_right_top’ tag=’a’ width=’500px’ style=’style_1′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Kashan [/css3_tooltip]
      • Visit Abyaneh Village, Borujerdi House & Tappe Sialk in Kashan
      • Transportation to Tehran Airport (IKA)
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    • 10/07/2019

    The Grand Tour of Persia

    1195 

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Tehran, Irans Capital since 1796 with a population of around 81 million with an international (Imam Khomeini-IKA) and a domestic (Mehrabad-THR) airport, a central railway station, the Tehran Metro, a bus rapid transit system, trolleybuses and a large network of highways as its modern transport infrastructures. It also has several universities, museums, architectural monuments, and parks. The three royal complexes of Niavaran, Saadabad, and Golestan, built under the reign of the last two monarchies, are located in this city.’ position=’bottom_center’ tag=’a’ width=’180px’ style=’style_11′ delay=’0′ cursor=’pointer’ event=’hover’ ]Tehran[/css3_tooltip]