There are few places in the world where international opinion and local realities are polar opposites. If you can put the barrage of negative publicity that surrounds Iran to one side, you’ll discover a wonderful, historic country whose people are well educated, courteous and incredibly welcoming. We begin our journey in Tehran, After visit Saad Abad Palace, Niavarn palace and Emamzadeh Saleh holy shrine we travelling south the next day to the Tabatabaeiha resident and Fin Garden at Kashan. We continue, to Lovely historical Abyaneh village, where people still wear outfits worn in the Sassanid Era and then to the Isfahan.
From here we make a side-trip to the visit two famous bridges Si-oseh pol and Khaju on the Zayandeh Rood then visit Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace, bazar and Chehel Sotun Palace.
After breakfast drive to Yazd, visit Fire Temple, Friday Mosque, Old Town and Silent Tower and then go to Dolat-Abad Garden and Kharanaq village. Driving west we arrive in Shiraz, known for its gardens and romantic poets. Three days allows ample time to see the major sights, explore the atmospheric Persepolis, Pasargadae and Khoran Gate, Nasir ol Molk Mosque which known as Iran’s Nasir-ol Molk Mosque highlights a kaleidoscope of intense colours, Vakil Bazaar and mosque, Karim Khan Citadel, Eram Garden, Hafez and Saadi Tombs, Khan school and Shah-Cheragh mausoleum.
Flights to North East we arrive in Mashhad, to visit Imam Reza holy shrine and Bazzar. We spend three days visit Goharshad Mosque, then drive to Tous visit Imam Ghazali and Ferdowsi Tomb. Then drive to Nishapur and visit The Tomb of Omar Khayyam, Mausoleum of Mohammad Attar and Kamal Al Mulk mausoleum then go to Sabzehvar.
Gorgan and then Behshahr is our next major destination, a sparkling jewel where we have two days to see the many wonderful sights and to explore the Miankaleh wildlife. We arrive back in Tehran.
Iran Travel Itinerary
|Day 1: TEHRAN – Check-In and go to the hotel for a short rest and walking around the old part of the Tehran.|
|Day 2: TEHRAN – After breakfast visit Sad Abad Palace, Niavaran palace, Tajrish bazaar.|
|Day 3: TEHRAN – Today we get out into to Kashan, a town known for its superb ceramic industry dating back to the 12th century.|
|Day 4: ABYANEH – Today we get out into the Abyaneh village.|
|Day 5: KASHAN-ISFAHAN – After breakfast drive to Isfahan, visit two famous bridges Sio-ce-pol and Khaju on the Zayandehrood.|
|Day 6: ISFAHAN – After breakfast, visit Naghsh e Jahan Square, Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque.|
|Day 7: ISFAHAN-YAZD – We drive to Yazd.|
|Day 8: YAZD – After breakfast visit Dolat-Abad Garden and Kharanaq village.|
|Day 9: YAZD-SHIRAZ – Today we drive to Persepolis, the glorious ancient city of Darius the Great, with its Hall of 100 Columns and the celebrated Apedana staircases.|
|Day 10: SHIRAZ – After breakfast visit Nasirolmolk Mosque, Vakil Bazaar and mosque, Karim Khan Citadel, Eram Garden and Hafez and Saadi Tombs.|
|Day 11: SHIRAZ – This morning visit Pars museum, Khan school and Shahcheragh mausoleum.|
|Day 12: SHIRAZ-MASHHAD – After breakfast we flight to Mashhad and visit Imam Reza holy shrine where as a Shiite Muslim pilgrims’ heaven, people from all around Iran gather together and the Bazzar.|
|Day 13: MASHHAD – After breakfast visit Goharshad Mosque, then drive to Tous and visit Imam Ghazali (Haroonie) and Ferdowsi Tomb after that come back to Mashhad.|
|Day 14: MASHHAD-NISHAPUR-SABZEHVAR – Today we drive to Nishapur and visit the Tomb of Omar Khayyam.|
|Day 15: SABZEHVAR – GORGAN – We drive west to Gorgan (Caspian Sea), a town known for its world-famous carpet and rug industry, the Turkmen rug, made by Turkmen people.|
|Day 16: BEHSHAHR – A full day of sightseeing in Behshahr includes the Hoto cave, Abbas abad District.|
|Day 17: BEHSHAHR – A full day of visiting in Zagh Marz, Miankaleh peninsula.|
|Day 18: BEHSHAHR-TEHRAN – The morning we drive to Tehran. On the way to Tehran you will see Sari city, Pol Sefid, Veresk Bridge and Firuzkuh (368 km / ~ 7-8 Hours)|
|Day 19: TEHRAN – After breakfast visit Golestan Palace complex (Ethnographical Museum, Shams-ol-Emareh edifice, Marmare Throne and Mirror Hall, P.M. visiting for Bazaar and Imam mosque), National Museum of Iran, Ceramics Museum, Carpet museum, Contemporary art museum. (Mojdeh and I will join you.|
|Day 20: Check-Out and fly-back to your country.|
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