Shi’a Highlight Tour

Iran is one of the main religious destinations for Shia Muslims from different countries.
The holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS); the eighth Shia Imam in the city of Mashhad and the mausoleum of his sister; Fatima Masumeh in Qom, are the main reasons to choose Iran as religious destination and these two cities are two first popular religious cities among Iranians and also Shia Muslims from other countries.
In the city of Qom, You will visit the holy shrine of Fatima Masumeh (Imam Reza’s sister). Near to Qom, Jamkaran mosque is located. It’s believed that Muhammad al-Mahdi (the 12th Shi'ite Imam) once appeared there and after that this place is considered as a sacred place.
Three other significant sites planned to visit on this tour are the holy shrine of Shah-Abdol-Azim, Imamzadeh Saleh and shrine of Imam Khomeini, all of them in Tehran.
As it’s mentioned, you will visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in the city of Mashhad. Near to Mashhad, there is another sacred place named Ghadamgah. Historically, Imam Reza (AS) passed through this area, on his way from Madina to Khorasan. You will also visit the tomb of Khayam and Attar, two well-known Persian poets, in Neyshabur (a city near to Mashhad).
It’s a great opportunity for Shia Muslims to visit some of the holiest sites and visit the beautiful and historical Iran and get familiar with its culture and warm-hearted people.
 

Itinerary

Arriving in Tehran (IKA airport), to be met and greet and transfer to Hotel. In the afternoon, visit the holly shrine of Hazrat-e-Masoumeh (Sister of Imam Reza) and JamKaran. O/N Qom
Drive to Tehran in the afternoon. O/N Tehran.
A half day Excursion to Rey for Pilgirimage to (ziarat of) Hazrat Abdul Azim (brother of Imam Reza). Then visit Imam Khomeini's shrine in the morning. In the afternoon, visit Emam Zadeh Saleh Shrine (Brother of Imam Reza). Dinner in Darband mountainside. O/N Tehran
Fly to Mashhad in the morning. Free for pilgrimage (Ziarat) to Imam Reza Holy Shrine. O/N Mashhad.
In the morning excursion to Neishabour, visit tombs of Iranian famous poets, Khayyam and Attar. On the way back to Mashhad visit Qadamgah (the place that Imam Reza stayed there for a while, on the way from Medina to Tous). O/N Mashhad.
A Half day excursion to visit tombs of Iranian famous poets, Ferdowsi and Ghazali. Ziarat of Imam Reza's Holly Shrine. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport and take the flight to Tehran. O/N Tehran.
Transfer to the airport for return flight through Tehran

Inclusions

Accommodation with breakfast

Mid-day refreshments

Domestic flight (if there is any)

Airport transfer (to and from)

Inland transfers with professional driver

Full-time English speaking tourist guide

Entrance fees, sightseeing, permits, excursions as per the itinerary

Visa and Insurance services

Exclusions

Iran visa fee

Lunch and dinner

International flight

Tips and Portage (in restaurants and hotels)

Entrance fees for sights which are not included in the itinerary

Price

Group Price

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Tour Hightlights

Spiritual Tour

Duriation: Days 7 / Nights 6

Start: 1970-01-01

End: 1970-01-01

City: QOM -TEHRAN -MASHHAD

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