The Religious tour of IRAN
Tehran - Hamedan - SUSA - Shiraz - Yazd - Isfahan
The Religious tour of IRAN
We offer this tour to the religious communities and societies. A perfect combination visit of Christianity, Jewish, Islam and Zoroastrian societies of IRAN. Very good occasion for learning more about them and learning how they are doing in IRAN. We arrange local visits with the religious centers in Iran.
Day 1: Home – TEHRAN
Arrival early in the morning at IKA Airport near capital metropolitan city Tehran. Greeting and transfer to hotel. After breakfast we visit Golestan palace, UNESCO world heritage site.
2 nights – Hotel Parsian enqelab ****
Day 2: Tehran – Hamedan
Departing to Hamedan, afternoon we visit Shrine of Esther and Mordechai, then we visit Mausoleum of Avicenna, Persian physician 1000 AD.
1 nights – Hotel Baba taher ****
Day 3: Heading To Ahvaz
Today we have a long trip to Ahvaz and Susiana field. We do tea breaks and WC on the way. We stay two night in this region.
2 nights – Hotel Pars *****
Day 4: Round tour
At beginning we visit Shrine and tomb of Daniel the prophet, (the hero of the biblical Book of Daniel) then we visit Shushtar historical hydraulic system, afterwards Choghazanbil, Which both are UNESCO world heritage sites.
Day 5: Heading to Shiraz
It is about 9 hours driving with an stop at middle for visiting ruins of ancient Bishabour town refers to Sassanid empire.
3 nights – Hotel Park saadi ****
Day 6: Shiraz
Shiraz is well known for roses, gardens and poem, this city is our relaxation checkpoint with a taste of culture. We visit Naranjestan garden, Vakil historical complex, Eram garden and shrine of Ali ibn hamzeh as the religious spot.
Day 7: Persepolis – Shiraz
Excursion to Persepolis and naqshe rostam UNESCO heritage sites takes about 5-6 hours from Shioraz. So we do the trip in the morning or afternoon due to weather condition and your feeling. The rest of day we assume as safety margin of itinerary, remembering the visited places, personal issues or shopping.
Day 8: Shiraz – Yazd
Depart to Yazd, the name of Yazd remind us Yazdgerd king od Sassanid, there are many stories why this area named Yazd. By the way with a 6 hours trip and one stop on the way in Abarkuh for visiting the ancient tree. We will arrive afternoon, we do a short break at hotel then we enjoy the atmosphere before sunset at Amir chakhamq sq.
2 nights – Hotel Daad ****
Day 9: Zoroastrianism
It is time to learn about Zoroastrians, we start visiting the Tower of silence, twin towers located on twin hills western of Yazd then we visit Fire temple of Zoroastrians that housed a quarantine fire.
Afternoon we visit Old town of Yazd, walking through endless alleys with adobe walls which is registered as UNESCO world heritage site.
Day 10: Yazd to Isfahan
Morning departure to Isfahan, 4 hours road trip, we check-in at hotel and start sightseeing at afternoon with Siyo se and Khaju bridges as our cultural section.
2 nights – Hotel Part ***
Day 11: Isfahan city and Christianity
Since Abbas king of Safavid era, and conflicts among Iran and Ottomans, Government ordered to force migration of Armenians into the center of Iran. It caused they started a new life in Jolfa quarter and we see their monuments in ISFAHAN, we will study and discuss about this force migration, challenges and consequences, advantage and disadvantages.
Day 12: Departure day
Depart from Isfahan Int. Airport with Turkish airline or we insert a day into the itinerary for departure point of IKA Airport.