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   PERSIA IN DEPTH light 15 days  

Important :
You can get an airport visa to use this tour, if you qualify for the new airport visa.

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Itinerary Summary

Fr.   Arrival in Tehran
Sa.   Tehran : Full day City tour
Su.   Tehran  Qom Kashan : Half Day City tour
Mo.   Kashan Abyaneh Yazd
Tu.   Yazd : City tour
We.   Yazd Zeineddin Kerman : City tour
Th.   Kerman : Excursion to Mahan & Rayen
Fr.   Kerman Shiraz
Sa.   Shiraz : Full-day City Tour
Su.   Shiraz : Excursion to Bishapur & Firoozabad
Mo.   Shiraz Persepolis Isfahan 
Tu.   Isfahan : Half Day City Tour
We.   Isfahan : Half Day City Tour
Th.   Isfahan : Free Time Tehran
Fr.   Tehran : Departure


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Tour Highlights
The National Archeological Museum, National Treasury, Traditional roofed bazaars, Qom Religious Town, well preserved traditional town of Kashan, Isfahan's UNESCO world heritage site of Naghsh-e-Jahan, UNSECO world heritage site of Persepolis, Persian Gardens in Kashan & Shiraz, the desert scenes, Well Preserved noble city of Yazd, Zoroastrian oldest ever burning fire, Mud-brick citadel of Rayen and many more

Tour Facts
 Activity Cultural - Sightseeing
3 nights - Hotel in Tehran
1 nights - Hotel in Kashan
2 night - Hotel in Yazd
2 nights - Hotel in Kerman
3 nights - Hotel in Shiraz
3 nights - Hotel in Isfahan
 Transport Air-conditioned bus/minibus/car, Flight
 Meals B - 14 L - 0 D - 0

Service Includes

. Private airport transfer (ARR.&DEP.)
. Hotel accommodation as mentioned
. Meals as mentioned above
. Full-time Dedicated Vehicle for all transports
. Domestic flight(s)
. All mentioned  sightseeing
. Full-time Experienced English speaking guide
. Visa support & reference code

Service Excludes

. International airfare
. Personal insurance
. Visa stamp fee
. Expenses of personal nature
. Tips & Portages
. Entrance fees


Price (in EUR)
  Twin Share SGL. Supp.
 Standard Class (3-4* hotels) 1555.00 440.00
 Superior Class (4-5* hotels) 2205.00 700.00
 Departure :  every week
Min. Group size : 6 persons
High season price increase : 15%
High season : Mar./Apr./May./Sep./Oct./Nov.

Options & Extensions
 Pre & Post Accommodation
 Caspian Sea Side Trip
 Azarbaijan Side Trip
 Ecbatana (Hamadan & Kermanshah) Side Trip
 Susa Side Trip
 Mashad Side Trip
 Persian Gulf Side Trip
 Ski Tour
 Desert Adventure


Itinerary in detail

The Persian culture, history and warm people have been irresistible draws to travelers from all over the world. However, covered from the world for the past decades, it's now opening its doors to all of those who can not afford to miss Iran, the cradle of civilization. Be a pioneer to visit this fast growing tourist destination.
Let us take you on a journey back in time to a mixture of ancient sites and samples of Islamic arts and architecture, spiced with the rich culture of Iranian hospitality.
Fri. Arriving in Tehran Airport, you are welcomed and assisted by our representative and will be transferred to your hotel. O/N TEHRAN

. We go on a full-day tour of the capital, Tehran. First, we will  have a walking tour through old Tehran and will visit the old Gate of Tehran, The National Archeological Museum, Golestan Palaces, Imam (former Royal) Mosque and the Grand Bazaar which is a large roofed old shopping complex. After Lunch we will visit the unique jewelry collection at the National Treasury. We will then get more familiar with Persian Carpets at the Carpet Museum and will have a visit to Saadabad Palace. Before returning back to the hotel, we will stop in Darband, an oasis of rest in Tehran, for drinking a cup of tea and a deep breather of fresh air. This evening you can attend a Persian night at a  traditional restaurant where you can have your Iranian dinner while enjoying Persian live local music. O/N TERHAN
  Sun. We drive to Kashan today. En-route we visit the Salt Lake and the religious city of Qom, considered as one of the most important theological academic centers which hosts the holy shrine of Hazrat-e-Masoumeh, one of the holy Shi'ite ladies. In Kashan we visit a beautiful sample of Iranian historical gardens, Fin Garden. We also visit genuine samples of Iranian traditional desert architecture at a number of historical houses in the city, now open to visitors. We  have some more time for strolling in this traditionally well preserved city. In addition to its beautiful traditional environment there is a beautiful bazaar and a number of interesting mosques to visit.   O/N KASHAN

We drive to Yazd (375 km.) which is  described by Marco Polo as a noble city through a scenic desert road. En-route we visit Abyaneh village, which is a very well preserved sample of traditional rural life in Iran.    O/N YAZD

Tue.  Today we have a city tour of Yazd visiting the Friday mosque, Amir Chakhmagh Mosque and theater, Dolatabad garden and wind trappers, the oldest burning fire in Iran at the Zoroastrian Fire temple  and the towers of silence. O/N YAZD

Wed. Today we drive to Kerman (350 km.) and will have a stop in Zeineddin caravanserai which is now restored to a nice hotel. Afrer arrving in Kerman, we go for an afternoon tour of the city visiting the Friday mosque, Ganj Ali Khan Public bath and traditional tea house and Kerman traditional bazaar.O/N KERMAN

Thu. We have an excursion to Mahan to visit the mausoleum & monastery of Shah Nematollah Vali, the famous Sufi Dervish. We will also visit Shazdeh (Prince) Gardens and and will drive to Rayn to visit its beautiful castle which have became an alternative to Bam Citadel for tourist groups after 2004 Earthquake. 

Fri. We drive to Shiraz (570 km.) and will pass some beautiful lakes by the road. You may have the opportunity to watch migrating flamingos along the shore of Lake Bakhtegan. We will also visit Sarvestan Sassanid Palace before arriving in Shiraz.O/N SHIRAZ

Sat. After breakfast we start our city tour of Shiraz. We will start by Karmikhani complex, the residential palace of Zand dynasty. Karim Khan Zand, the founder of Zand dynasty choose Shiraz as his capital and declared himself as “Vakil”, the lawyer of the nation, rather than king. We continue Vakil complex comprising of Vakil Mosque, Bazar and public bath remaining from his reign. We also visit the colorful Nasirolmolk mosque. After Lunch we continue our tour by visiting the beautiful gardens of Eram, the tombs of famous poets, Hafez and Saadi and finally Quran Gate. O/N SHIRAZ
  Sun. We go on an excursion to visit the remains of Bishapur Ancient city and Tang-e-Chogan  Sassanid bas-reliefs. We will also visit remains of Ardeshir's Palace near Firoozabad which is also known as Fars Fire-Temple. On the way back to Shiraz we will stop at the foot of a hill which has an ancient castle on top named Qale-Dokhtar (Maiden's Castle). We will also spend some time  by nomad tents to see their interesting customs and life-style. O/N SHIRAZ
Mon. This morning we leave Shiraz for Isfahan and will visit en-route the most magnificent city of the ancient world, Persepolis, which is now registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during Achemaenian era. The site, 125,000 sq.m. in area is composed of various reception halls and palaces, private palaces, royal treasury and fortifications.  where we find the tomb of Cyrus the great and remains of Achaemenian palaces and edifices. We continue our trip by visiting Naghsh-e-Rostam, the Achaemenian royal necropolis and Pasargadae  where we find the tomb of Cyrus the great and remains of Achaemenian palaces and edifices. We stay the night at our hotel in Isfahan. O/N ISFAHAN  
  Tue. After breakfast, we start our half-day tour of Isfahan at the UNESCO world heritage site of Naghsh-e-Jahan Sq., once a royal polo court, this site has been the official center of the city, when the city was the Safavid Capital (17th Century). We visit the famous Imam Mosque (Royal Mosque), located the southern side of the square with wonderful architecture and tile-work. We then visit the multi story Aliqapu Palace, stood on the western side of the square, from which the Safavid kings used to view the polo games and ceremonies. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque (or Ladies Mosque) is located on the opposite side of the square and is visited next. We will stroll through the traditional bazaar surrounding the square, before we gather again for the lunch. The bazaar which goes deep to the north is known traditionally as Qeysarieh bazaar. Afternoon is free for rest and personal programs O/N ISFAHAN
Wed. We start another half-day tour by visiting the Friday Mosque followed by Chehelsotun (forty columns) palace. We will then visit Vank Cathedral and the Armenian quarter of the city. We wil then head to the banks of Zayanderud river, the soul of the city. There are several historical bridges over this river, erected during the Safavid era (17th Century). Siosepol (33-arch) and khaju bridges are the most famous ones. We enjoy visiting these two interesting bridges, drinking tea at the tea house below the bridge, walking along the river bank or paddle on a boat from one to the other. We can return back to the hotel or enjoy this pleasant environment for more time. O/N ISFAHAN

Morning is free for rest, shopping and personal programs. Fly to Tehran in the afternoon. O/N TEHRAN

 Airport transfer is available 4 hours before your flight’s departure.


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