Iran Journey

23 Days - lovely iran

Iran Journey

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Suggested 23 days round tour is written in general and is missing details due to unknown flight and arrival and departure and traveling season so as soon as we have received your request we will provide you an customized program.
Also be noticed that we can offer you fully customized trips, based on your preferred trip duration and activity.
This program takes you to the depth of history and Iranian culture, where are hidden from normal visitor’s eye, our experts figured this scheme in order to support locals also offering very unique experience to our clients. The program takes you to visit the most astonishing destinations and heritage sites.

Route : Tehran, Abyaneh, Isfahan, yazd, Shiraz, Susa, Kermanshah, Hamedan, Takab, Tabriz, Jolfa, Klaybar, Anzali, Tehran

Approx. driving distance : 6'400 Klm
Recommended traveling time: Apr to Oct.
Max. group size: 15 Persons (Itinerary must be revised for groups more than 10 Participant.)

Shazdeh Garden

Day 1 : Arrival - Tehran

Arrival in Tehran, It is early in the morning or during day light, we organize Airport pick up, our staff will greet you at airport and take care of you Until hotel. Our services starts from Airport. Depends on arrival time we can assume sightseeing etc.
Overnight in Tehran ****

Day 2 : Tehran

Tehran city tour, Abgineh museum of ceramic and glassware, Azadi tower and sq. (Azadi means freedom), the only symbolic old tower in Tehran that inspired by elements from Islamic, Achaemenid and Sassanid era. Overnight in Tehran

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Day 3 : Kashan- Abyaneh

We depart to Kashan, we visit Hamam of Sultan, Tabatabae house afterwards we proceed to Abyaneh village, famous and historic area,. Overnight in Abyaneh ***

Day 4: Isfahan

Proceed to Isfahan, afternoon we visit Bridges, Siyo se and khaju bridges. Overnight in isfahan ***

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Day 5 : Isfahan

Isfahan city tour, we start with Naqshe jahan sq. UNESCO site, where was the location of polo games under the king supervision.
we visit king mosque and Ali Qapo palace, around the sq. are the bazaar, with a short walk we visit Chehel setoon palace, a pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long pool with 20 columns, but its name is 40 columns palace ?! we visit Vank cathedral before sunset. Overnight in isfahan

Day 6: Isfahan - Yazd

We depart in the morning to Yazd, but before leaving isfahan, we visit Jame mosque in Isfahan. A traditional underground texture workshop will be our next stop on the way to Yazd. Overnight in yazd ***

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Day 7: Yazd

Yazd old town recently registered as UNESCO world heritage site because of its specular architecture. we visit Tower of silence, fire temple where both places are a part of Zoroastrian society. afternoon we walk through endless alleys and also we visit Amir chakhmaq sq. Overnight in yazd

Day 8: Pasargadae - Shiraz

Proceed to Shiraz, we have 5 hours on the road trip, we visit Pasargadae UNESCO world heritage site at the middle of the way and nearby we have lunch. Overnight in Shiraz ***

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Day 9: Shiraz

Sightseeing of Shiraz, the city of poets and roses. We visit Pink mosque, Theological Khan School, then the Vakil Bazaar (Handicraft),
the Qur'an Gate (Old City Gate had a large holy book in the upper room). then we Visit the mausoleum of the most famous Iranian poet, Hafez. Overnight in Shiraz

Day 10: Persepolis - Shiraz

Excursion to Persepolis, the most important period of the pre-Islamic era. One of the first United Nations in the world. (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Then we visit Naqsh E Rostam with its three rock tombs. History from the Elamite to the Sassanid Empire. Overnight in Shiraz

Day 11 : Bishapour - Shushtar

Depart to Shushtar after breakfast in the morning, approximately 8 hours driving with a stop on the way to visit ruins of Bishapour civilized town and palace. Overnight stay in Shushtar or Ahvaz ***

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Day 12 : Shushtar

The province of Khuzestan, Cradle of Civilization, on the edge of today's city of Shush, is one of the oldest continuously populated cities in the world. We visit the ruins of the Apadana palace from the Achaemenid period, then we drive to the Elamite temple city Chogha Zanbil with the only surviving ziggurat of Iran (UNESCO World Heritage) afterwards we visit a historical hydraulic system (UNESCO World Heritage) in Shushtar. Overnight stay in Shushtar or Ahvaz

Day 13 : Khoram abad - Kermanshah

We depart to Kermanshah, on the way we visit Falakol aflak fortress in Khoram abad, afternoon we visit Taqe bostan or Taq-e Bostan, it means "Arch of the Garden" is a site with a series of large rock reliefs from the era of Sassanid Empire of Persia, carved around the 4th century AD. Overnight stay in Kermanshah ****.

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Day 14 : Kermanshah - Hamedan

After breakfast we depart to Hamedan, after a bit driving we visit "Bisotun" UNESCO world heritage site, located along the ancient trade route linking the Iranian high plateau with Mesopotamia and features remains from the prehistoric times to the Median, Achaemenid, Sassanian, and Ilkhanid periods. The principal monument of this archaeological site is the bas-relief and cuneiform inscription ordered by Darius I, The Great. Overnight stay in Hamedan ****

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Day 15 : Hamedan

Hamedan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities. It is possible that it was occupied by the Assyrians in 1100 BCE; the Ancient Greek historian, Herodotus, states that it was the capital of the Medes, around 700 BCE. Major sightseeing in this city is shrine of Esther as a Jewish queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus and Mordecai, one of the main personalities in the Book of Esther in the Hebrew Bible. Then we visit Mausoleum of Avicenna, Persian physician c. 980. we also visit Ganj Nameh or Treasure epistle, an ancient inscription. The inscriptions were carved in granite rock and was ordered by Darius the Great (~525-495 BC) and Xerxes the Great (490-485 BC). Overnight stay in Hamedan

Day 16 : Takab

We proceed to Takab, we do an excursion to west for visiting Karaftu cave, a complex of artificially cut rock chambers dates back to the ~350 BC and its importance refers to the Greek inscription; afterwards we visit Takht-e Soleymān (Solomon's Throne), literally "the Fire of the Warriors", UNESCO world heritage site which includes the principal Zoroastrian sanctuary and a temple of the Sasanian period (~650 AD). Overnight we stay at a local Eco-lodge **

Day 17 : Maraqeh - Tabriz

We proceed our Iran Journey toward Tabriz, on the way we visit Maraqeh town that housed Gonbad-e-Sorkh and Gonbad-e Kabood.
Tabriz was one of the checkpoints on the Silk road and its Bazaar, once a major Silk Road market, is a sprawling brick-vaulted complex selling carpets, spices and jewelry. Overnight stay in Tabriz ****

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Day 18 : Jolfa - Tabriz

We depart in the morning to Jolfa, for visiting The Saint Stepanos Monastery, situated along the Araxes river, on the Iranian side of the border between Iran and Nakhchivan then we proceed to The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus is an ancient Armenian monastery in the mountainous area of West Azerbaijan Province. Also known as Qara Kilise which is located about 20 kilometers from the town of Chaldiran. Both Armenian sites are UNESCO world heritage sites. Overnight in Tabriz.

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Day 19 : Babak Castle - Kalaybar

We proceed to east to Kalibar City, there will be a light hike to Babak Castle or Pāpak Fort which is a large citadel on the top of a mountain in the Arasbaran forests, the ruins was the stronghold of Babak Khorramdin, a Persian commander and lord, the leader of the Khurramites in Iranian Azerbaijan who fought against the Islamic caliphate of Abbassids. Overnight in Kalaybar ***

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Day 20 : Sheikh Saffi - Bandar Anzali

In the morning we depart to Bandar Anzali, on the way we visit Mausoleum of Sheikh Saffi alDin Shrine where is the tomb of Sheikh Ardabili, UNESCO World Heritage. Overnight in Bandar Anzali ****

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Day 21 : Masuleh - Tea farm

In the morning, we enjoy the smooth atmosphere of beach near the hotel then we do excursion to Masuleh village, its architecture is: buildings are interconnected. Courtyards and roofs both serve as pedestrian areas similar to streets! Afternoon we visit Fresh market of Anzali and if time let us we visit a Tea farm in this region.
Overnight in Bandar Anzali

Day 22 : Tehran

We are approaching final part of trip, we will be in Tehran in 5 hours, we assumed free time for preparing for International flight. Depends on departure time we arrange your transfer to Airport. Overnight in Tehran until pick up time.

Day 23 : Flight to home

Departure flight to Home :)

Default included services :

1 - Airport pick up and drops
2 - All accommodations - combination of 3 to 5 star hotels due to infrastructure of hotels at each region
3 - All sightseeing and transfers with chartered vehicle
4 - Accompaniment of English speaking guide and experienced driver
5 - All entrance fees
6 - All breakfasts
7 - All lunches or dinners (Half board)
8 - Refreshments
9 - Visa support

Remarks :

1 - Visa consulate fee is excluded.
2 - Whole the program is flexible and customizable
3 - Tourist guides in Deutsche, Português, française, Italiano, Española or etc. language is available and on request
4 - 10% in advance deposit for securing your seats and booking profile is mandatory.
5 - Traveling date is 100% upon your decision.
6 - Gratuity and personal expenses are excluded.
7 - American, British and Canadian applicants must apply minimum 4 months before arrival date due to visa processing time.

Approx. Price :
Group size______Price Per person in USD

2 Persons...................3380 USD per person
3-4 Persons................2600 USD per person
5-8 Persons................2000 USD per person
9-15 Persons...............1700 USD per person

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