Essence of Ancient Persia


You will begin your journey from Tehran by visiting a couple of museums where you can touch the Persian history and culture. You will also visit the splendid Golestan Palace and the traditional Grand Bazaar of Tehran, the commercial heart of Iran. And you can experience one day in south of Tehran .

 In the lovely ancient city of Kashan, you will spend a peaceful time   and visit one of the prototypes of wonderful Persian Gardens, Fin Garden. You will also see the fine elements of desert architecture and the art of their skilled architects in the magnificent historical houses and mosques of Kashan.

 


From Kashan, you will go to the magnificent Isfahan to visit many wonderful historical monuments from Safavid dynasty, including the glorious Naghsh-e Jahan Square (the second largest square in the world) and the stunning historical palaces and mosques around it. You will also enjoy strolling along two nice historical bridges of Isfahan, Khaju Bridge and 33 Bridge (si-o-se pol).
Shiraz, the city of poets & gardens, is your next destination where the beautiful Botanical Eram Garden, the colorful Nasir-ol Molk Mosque (also known as Pink Mosque) At the end of your trip, you will be astonished by the impressive and eminent Persepolis and Necropolis from Achaemenid Empire.
In “
ESSENCE OF ANCIENT PERSIA” tour, you will stand a chance of visiting a few of most important and significant historical monuments of land of Persia in just one week.

Itinerary

Greetings by your guide and transfer to your hotel. You can take a rest before your tour begins. O/N in Tehran
Discover the history of the capital city of Iran visiting the National Museum of Iran, GOLESTAN Palace, and the Grand Bazaar of Tehran. Drive to southern area of Tehran, the old city of Rey (NEW to the Itinerary) and visit the historical BORJE TOGHROL and the CHESHMEH-ALI, two ancient and important places in south of Tehran. O/N in Tehran
Drive to Isfahan (459 km). En route, explore the historical city of Kashan visiting the beautiful FIN Garden and the Historical BOROJERDIS and TABATABAEIS Houses. Continue the way to Isfahan and visit the historical village of ABYANEH, the oldest village in Iran, en route. In Isfahan, stroll along the historical KHAJU Bridge and experience the nightlife of Iranians. O/N in Isfahan
Full day city tour in Isfahan includes the historical NAGH-E-JAHAN Square, embracing the IMAM Mosque, the SHEIKH-LOTFOLLAH Mosque, the ALI-GHAPOO Palace, and The Geisarieh Bazaar. CHEHEL-SOTOUN Palace, ALI MINARET, the oldest minaret in Isfahan, ATIQ Congregational Mosque are more places to visit in Isfahan. The MUSEUM OF MUSIC (NEW to the itinerary) with a pleasant memory of Iranian music is the last place to visit. O/N in Isfahan
Drive to Shiraz (500 Km) and en route, the ancient city of IZADKHAST (146 Km) (NEW to the Itinerary) with an ancient citadel back to Sassanid era awaits to be explored. PASARGADAE, the tomb of the Cyrus the great (356 Km) in the next place to explore on the way to Shiraz. O/N in Shiraz
Visit the beautiful NASIR-OL-MOLK Mosque (Pink Mosque) with super nice photogenic reflection of sunlight through its stained glass windows. ERAM Garden is the next place to visit before heading to the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, PERSEPOLIS , and then, Necropolis (110 km). Return to Shiraz. O/N in Shiraz
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Inclusions

  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Lunch and dinner
  • 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
  • International flight
  • Tips and Portage (in restaurants and hotels)
  • Entrance fees for sights which are not included in the itinerary

Price

Group Price
 10-14 Pax 924 €

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Duriation: Days 7 / Nights 6

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City: TEHRAN – KASHAN – ISFAHAN – SHIRAZ

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