Duration: 11 Days
Scale: 1 - 10 people
Tour Code: CUL 102
A real journey through Iran via Iran Classic rout! It is an 11 days tour which starts from Shiraz and ends in Tehran travelling through many historical sightseeing; visiting main cities of Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan, Tehran and ....
- Visiting most of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Iran Classic path
- Visiting the ancient civilizations of Persepolis, Pasargadae
- Visiting main cities of Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan, Tehran
- Visiting old towns of Kuhpayeh, Abyaneh
- Driving via off the beaten tracks
- Visiting Eqlid, the gateway to Empire of Persia
- Taste of traditional cuisines
A real journey through Iran via Iran Classic rout! It is an 11 days tour which starts from Shiraz and ends in Tehran travelling through many historical sightseeing; visiting main cities of Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan, Tehran and many highlights in old towns and villages such as Eqlid, Kharanagh, Chak Chak, Meybod, Kuhpayeh and Abyaneh. An unforgettable experience to visit the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in southern and central Persia territory.
This tour has designed as a moderate level of difficulty; so any traveler with a general physical fitness can join it.
Day 1- Arrival to SYZ
Depending on your arrival to Shiraz International Airport (SYZ), check in hotel. (-,-,-)
Day 2- Shiraz City tour
Full day city tour of Shiraz, visiting the most highlights such as Nasir-Ol- Molk mosque, Atigh Jame mosque the oldest and the first mosque in Shiraz, Vakil Mosque & bazar and Karimkhan citadel, tomb of Sa’di, Hafez mausoleum and Eram garden. Overnight stay at the hotel (B, L)
Day 3- Drive to Saadat Shahr-Visit Pasargadae & Persepolis
A full day tour through ancient Persia by visiting Persepolis, Naghshe Rostam, Naghshe Rajab and Pasargadae. Overnight stay in a local house. (B, L, D)
Day 4- Drive to Yazd via Eqlid
Driving towards Yazd which takes about 5 hours. On our way, we will visit Eqlid, a gate between the high mountains and the desert and the gateway to Persepolis, the Empire of ancient Persia. (B, L, D)
Day 5- Yazd City Tour
A stroll through the city, visiting Tower of Silence and the Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Amir Chakhmaq Complex: the symbol of Yazd, Qanat: the underground water channel, Dolat Abad Garden: a typical example of a Persian garden and Jame Mosque of Yazd. (B, L)
Day 6- Drive to Kuhpayeh via Nain
Travelling to the ancient adobe Village of Kharanaq (80km far from Yazd), driving to Chak Chak, the most important temple for Zoroastrians through a beautiful mountain scenery road; then visiting the ancient city of Meybod including Abbasi Caravanserai and have the lunch in this caravanserai, visiting Narin Castle; then continue our way towards Nain and visit the Jameh Mosque of Nain. Late afternoon get to Kuhpayeh. Overnight stay in Kuhpa Caravanserai. (B, L, D)
Day 7- Isfahan City tour
Drive to Isfahan. A stroll city tour in Isfahan for visiting Naghshe Jahan Square, UNESCO’s World Heritage Site with its magnificent surroundings, the Shah mosque (Imam Mosque), Ali Qapu Palace, Sheikh Lotf Allah mosque and Qeysarie Gate. Afterwards, spending some times in Isfahan grand Bazzar for purchasing some souvenirs, having lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch visiting Chehel Sotoun Palace and Hasht Behesht Palace. Visiting Si-o-se-pol and Khaju bridges in the evening. Late afternoon back to the hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel. (B, L)
Day 8- Half day Esfahan city tour – visiting historical village of Abyaneh
After an early breakfast, check out the hotel and go for a half day city tour in Isfahan to visit Vank cathedral and then visiting Atigh Jameh mosque, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then hit the road towards the historical village of Abyaneh and a walking tour in the village. Overnight stay in a traditional style hotel in Abyaneh. (B, L, D)
Day 9- Kashan City tour
Spending some times in the village; Check out the hotel and drive to Kashan for a city tour. Visiting historical houses; Tabatabaei House and Borujerdi House. Then driving to significant ancient site of Sialk hills and going to the historical Fin Garden, one of the registered Persian Gardens at UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight at the hotel in Kashan. (B, L, D)
Day 10- Drive to Tehran -Tehran City tour
Early morning wake up! Today after breakfast, check out the hotel and drive towards Tehran for a walking city tour.
You will visit National museum and Golestan Palace which both are registered in UNESCO World Heritage Site and Grand Bazar. Having lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch transferred to Carpet museum.
Overnight at the hotel in Tehran. (B, L)
Day 11- Departure
Morning time is at your leisure. According to your flight schedule, you will be transferred to IKA airport to take your flight back home. (B)
- Accommodation in standard room with breakfast.
- Transportation in a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Entrance fees for sightseeing and meals as detailed in the itinerary
- Services of a professional driver.
- A registered and Experienced Local English-speaking guide
- All airfares & airport taxes and visa fees.
- All meals other than stated in above itinerary.
- All entrances and excursions other than stated in above itinerary.
- All items of a personal nature, i.e. telephone calls, laundry, tips for meals, tips for guides and drivers, all beverages etc.
- It is our recommendation that all passengers take out all the necessary travel insurances for cancellation/curtailment, loss of baggage as well as Medical Cover
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