Iran Best Cultural Tour

Iran Best Cultural Tour is a unique opportunity to travel to Iran and experience Iran including Persian Cuisine, Iran culture, Iran history and Iran UNESCO World heritage Sites.

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Imam Khomeini International Airport, meet and greet with your guide. Drive to Tehran. Transfer to hotel and rest. Note: In case of arrival in the morning, you will visit Golestan Palace. O/N in Tehran
Transfer to Mehrabad Airport in the morning. The plane leaves at 9:30 a.m. and arrives in Shiraz at 10:30. Shiraz is known as a city of poets and literatures and lovers. Spend some time to take photos with colorful tiles. Stroll in magnificent Persian garden of Eram Garden (UNESCO World Heritage Site) filled with amorous smell of orange blossoms. The origin of the Eram Garden dated back to the eleventh century, but now it is turned into a botanical garden, home to more than 200 different types of trees and plants, a fascinating place to walk some hours. After lunch, you have free time to take a walk in the Vakil Bazaar, discover the different products and artisans of the city in a covered and traditional market with a pleasant temperature in Shiraz. Next head toward Ali Ibn Hamza Mausoleum, one of Holy Shrines in Shiraz. The holy shrine is famous for its green dome and dazzling interior mirror- work. In late evening, visit Tomb of Hafez, the most popular poet in Iran to know the reason behind his popularity among Iranians. Transfer to hotel and rest.
Early in the morning, take a rainbow shower in Nasir-ol-molk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, a work of architecture and art of pink tiles in a magnificent and spiritual environment. Drive toward Yazd. En route to Yazd, stop at ancient Persepolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site), once frequented by Cyrus, Xerxes, and Darius, explore the origins of the greatest empire in the world. We continue the trip to Necropolis or Naqsh-e Rustam, one of the most spectacular places of the ancient Achaemenid Empire, the tombs of the Persian kings as a reminder of the powerful empire that dominated a significant part of the ancient world. Continue toward Yazd. Spend the night at the rooftop café overlooking Jameh Mosque of Yazd.
On this day, visit Yazd, an old city that has recently been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located in an oasis at the western end of the deserts of Dasht-e Kavir. Visit Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, the necropolis on the top of the hill. Then visit the holy fire in Zoroastrian Fire Temple burning for more than 2000 years. Stop for a short time at Markar Square. Drive toward the Amir Chaghmagh Complex, a large monument with fine numerous vaults. The next visit is the Friday Mosque, for Muslims Friday is like for Christians on Sunday, a super beautiful mosque at the entrance of the old adobe neighborhood, called: Fahadan. In the evening, drive towards Isfahan (323 km).
Isfahan is a splendid city where we will visit historical monuments of Islamic art. Isfahan or the pearl of Persia is an impressive city in the Islamic history of the world. It was the capital of the country during the sixteenth - seventeenth century, the time of rebirth of the art of Iran. The visit of the city includes: Naqsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site) the second largest square in the world with a craft bazaar all around. The Shah Mosque in the north of the square is the crown jewel of this square. The third site is the Sheikh-Lotfollah Mosque, a turquoise dome without any minaret. The next visiting place is Chehel Sotoun Palace (UNESCO World Heritage Site), with its magnificent exterior golden muqarnas and the interior fresco paintings. Transfer to hotel and rest. O / N in Isfahan
Upon returning to Tehran, we will visit Kashan. It is the first of a series of great oases along the road that goes from Qom to Kerman, along the edge of the central deserts of Iran. Visit the Traditional Persian residential architecture of Tabatabaei and Broujerdis Houses. Then take a walk in Kashan Bazaar including Aminoddole Carvansarai. Spend some time in Pottery workshop to get to know the art of making pottery. Drive toward Tehran International Airport and in IBIS Hotel next to IKA. O / N at IBIS Hotel

Four- or Five-star hotels with breakfast

Airport transfer to hotel and vice versa,

Inland transfers with Hyundai H350 / VIP bus

Full-time English-speaking Guide

Entrance fees, sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary

Meals: Half-board + Refreshments (including two bottles of water per day per person)

Visa and Insurance Services

Tips in restaurants and hotels

 

Iran visa fee payable in the Iranian Embassy/ Iranian Airport according to your nationality

International flight

Any other services not mentioned above

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Duriation: Days 7 / Nights 6

Start1: 04/15/2020    End1: 04/21/2020

City: Tehran - Shiraz – Yazd – Isfahan – Kashan – Tehran

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