Isfahan
Duration: 9 days/ 8 nights
Location: Iran
Price: € 1819
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Historical & Cultural Tour to Iran – 9 days

 

Highlights of Historical & Cultural Tour to Iran

  • Explore the history and culture of the ancient Persia
  • Visit the outstanding architectural masterpieces in Isfahan
  • Explore the ancient capital of the Achaemenid Empire - Persepolis
  • Bargain at the colorful local bazaars

Day 1 

  • Arrival in Tehran, transfer to the hotel

 

Overnight: hotel in Tehran

Day 2

  • City tour around Tehran
  • Visit to Golestan Palace – one of the most ancient architectural sights in Iran. It consists of royal buildings and gardens.
  • Excursion to the National Museum
  • Visit to the Museum of National Jewels where you will explore amazing collections of Safavid and other royal dynasties: crowns, diadems, swords and other precious gems.
  • Visit to Milad and Azadi towers

 

Overnight: hotel in Tehran

Meals: breakfast

Day 3

  • Trip to Kashan town which is famous for its magnificent architecture
  • On the way, you will visit the village of Abyaneh – a cultural, ethnographic and tourist center. he village has a unique architecture, and all the houses here have a red color since they are built of special clay.

 

Overnight: hotel in Tehran

Meals: breakfast

Day 4

  • Trip to Isfahan – the third largest city in Iran
  • Sightseeing tour around Isfahan
  • The tour will start with the visit to Chehel Sotoun – an outstanding architectural masterpiece of the XVII-the cent. Once it was used by Iranian shahs for entertainment and receptions of dignitaries and ambassador.
  • Visit to the Armenian Church Vank which is one of the most beautiful Armenian churches in the world, which will undoubtedly attract the attention of every Christian
  • Walk through the Armenian quarter Julfa
  • Tour around Hasht Behesht Palace
  • Visit to the Jami mosque – the UNESCO object in Iran
  • The last excursion will be at the Minare Jonban – the tomb of a Sufi with its shaking minarets and some historical bridges.

 

Overnight: hotel in Isfahan

Meals: breakfast

Day 5

  • The second day in Isfahan. This day you will explore the most famous bridges of the town
  • Inspection of the Imam Khomeini Square built in the XVI-th century. It impresses with its grandiose dimensions – 560 meters length and 165 meters width. It is the second largest square in the world included into UNESCO world heritage list. Around it there are the most famous buildings of Isfahan – the Imam Mosque, the Sheikh Lotfolli Mosque and the Ali Kapu Palace (“Imam Ali Gate”)
  • Visit to Isfahan Bazaar, where you can buy souvenirs

 

Overnight: hotel in Isfahan

Meals: breakfast

Day 6

  • Trip to Yazd – one of the oldest cities in Iran, which attracts both by its history and unique architecture
  • City tour around Yazd

 

Overnight: hotel in Yazd

Meals: breakfast

Day 7

  • Trip to Shiraz
  • Visit to Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque also known as a Pink Mosque. It amazes with its colored facade made of glass and other traditional elements
  • Visit to Narenjestan Palace and Gardens
  • Visit to Shah Cheragh Shrine – one of the most beautiful shrines in Iran with its beautiful dome, wonderful lighting, and mirror-work
  • Stroll around Eram Garden – one of the most famous and beautiful Persian gardens in all of Iran.
  • Visit the grave of the Iranian poet Hafez. Hafez Shirazi is one of the greatest lyricists in the world literature.
  • The tour continues to the tombs of poets Saadi. Sa’adi is a poet, philosopher, and mystic known as the father of tourism. He traveled to different countries and cities and then collected all his experiences in verse and rhyme-prose.

 

Overnight: hotel in Yazd

Meals: breakfast

Day 8

  • Trip to Persepolis – the ancient Persian city founded in the VI-V century BC. e., the capital of the vast empire of the Achaemenids. To date, this city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • On the way stop at Pasargadae – the ancient Persian city, the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire.

 

Overnight: hotel in Shiraz

Meals: breakfast

Day 9

  • Transfer to the airport in Shiraz, departure

The price of the tour per person – € 1819

Single supplement – € 161

 

The price of the tour includes:

  • Transfer to/from the airport
  • Accommodation in 3/4* hotels
  • English-speaking guide’s services
  • Meals – breakfast
  • Transport
  • Visa reference code for Iran
  • Admission fees

 

The price of the tour doesn’t include:

  • Flights
  • Visa fee
  • Medical insurance
  • Lunches and dinners