IRANOne of the world's oldest continuous major civilizations, with Historical and urban settlements dating back to 4000 BC
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Iran is home to one of the oldest civilizations.
Iran’s architecture tells a tale of the country’s long, Persian culture. Decorative tile work and ingenious feats of engineering are hallmarks of Persian architecture throughout the centuries.
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The most famous landmarks of the city include the Azadi Tower, constructed in commemoration of the
Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the “Roodkhaneye Khoshk” (The Dry River) seasonal river. It has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade centre for over a thousand years. It is regarded as one of the oldest cities of ancient Persia.
Kermanshah has a moderate and mountainous climate. Kermanshah is the largest Kurdish speaking city in Iran.
Because of generations of adaptations to its desert surroundings, Yazd has a unique Persian architecture. It is also very well known for its Zoroastrian fire temples, ab
The Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is one of the largest city squares in the world and an outstanding example of Iranian and Islamic architecture. It has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
The buildings have been built into the mountain and are interconnected. Courtyards and roofs both serve as pedestrian areas similar to streets. Masuleh does not allow any motor vehicles to enter, due to its unique layout.
Kashan is a city in the Isfahan province of Iran. After world known Iranian historical cities such as Isfahan and Shiraz, Kashan is a destination for tourists with numerous historical places. Kashan dates back to the Elamite period of Iran. The Sialk ziggurat still stands today in the suburbs of Kashan after 7000 years.
Hamadan is the capital city of Hamadan Province of Iran. Hamedan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities. The city is 1,850 meters
above sea level.
Hamadan is home to many poets and cultural celebrities. The city is also said to be among the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. Hamadan has always been well known for handicrafts like leather, ceramics, and carpets.
Mashad is Iran’s holiest and second-largest city. Mashad city, capital of Khorāsān-e Razavī ostān, is in northeastern Iran. It is located in the Kashaf River valley at an elevation of about 1,000 metres.
Mashhad is also a good place to buy carpets, and it’s a staging post for travel to Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and the little-touristed Khorasan region.
Kish Island is a beautiful island and touristic resort located on the north east of the Persian Gulf about 17 km from the southern offshore of the mainland Iran. Kish is a free trade zone.
Kish Island is often called the Pearl of the Persian Gulf. Like mainland Iran, the people of Kish are friendly and hospitable.
- Day 1: Arrive Tehran
Arrive at IKA Airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight hotel in Tehran.
- Day 2: Tehran – Shiraz
proceedfor Tehran sightseeing: Sa’ad Abad Complex, Reza Abbasi Museum, The National Museum of Iran, Golestan Palace. Evening Flight to Shiraz, Overnight Hotel in Shiraz. (B)
- Day 3: Shiraz
proceedfor Shiraz sightseeing, Karim Khan Palace, Vakil Mosque, Vakil Bazaar, Saraye Moshir, Nasir Almolk Mosque, the tombs of Hafez and Saadi, Ali- Ebn-e-Hamzeh.
Overnight hotel in Shiraz. (B)
- Day 4: Shiraz – Isfahan
After Breakfast check out and proceed to visit Persepolis, meaning Persian city – a testimony to the grandeur of the Persian Empire under the Achaemenid Rule. Here can be viewed the “Gate of all Nations’, “Apadana’- the Hall of 100 columns among other buildings of the great ceremonial capital of the Persians. Onward to Naksh-e-Rostam and Pasargadae-tomb of Cyrus the great.
Onward to Isfahan, overnight hotel in Isfahan,(B)
- Day 5: Isfahan – Kashan
Day to enjoy the city of Isfahan-known for its handicrafts; local sightseeing. Imam Square (Naksh-e-
jahan), Ali Ghapoo Palace, Jame Mosque, Bazaar.
Evening drive to Kashan, overnight at hotel in Kashan. (B)
- Day 6: Kashan – Tehran
Morning visit: Tabātabāei House, Agha Bozorg Mosque, Fin Garden, Borujerdi House.
Evening drive to Tehran, Overnight at
hotelin Tehran. (B)
- Day 7: Tehran
Day free at leisure, enjoy shopping for dry fruits and souvenirs etc. Later in the evening visit the Milad Tower.
Overnight at Hotel in Tehran. (B)
- Day 8: Departure Tehran
Transfer to airport, to board flight for departure to Mumbai.
This itinerary could be subject to change
- Day 1: Friday
Departure from Mumbai to Tehran… Arrive at IKA Airport and transfer to Hotel. (D)
- Day 2: Saturday
Visit Tehran museum-National jewels, Shah’s palace museum. Overnight at the hotel. (B,L,D)
- Day 3: Sunday
Morning departure for Masouleh by coach. Masouleh architecture is unique. The buildings have been built into the mountain and are interconnected. The village of Masouleh is a UNESCO Historical Heritage site. Onward to Anzali. Overnight at Hotel in Caspian (B, L, D)
- Day 4: Monday
Morning departure for Tehran by coach. Proceed to Kermanshah by flight. Overnight in Hotel. (B, L, D)
- Day 5: Tuesday
After breakfast check out and proceed to visit the tourist attractions-Tagh-e-
Bostan-a site with a series of large rock reliefs from the era of the Sassanid Empire of Persia. Bisotoun- Rock relief of Darius facing the rebel kings. Proceed to Hamedan, Overnight at Hamedan hotel (B ,L ,D)
- Day 6: Wednesday
Visit Ali Sadr cave (weather permitting
) . Thisis the highest water cave in the world where one can see stalactites and stalagmites. Proceed to Tehran onward by flight departure from Tehran, arrive in Shiraz. Overnight at hotel. (B,L,D)
- Day 7: Thursday
Morning free. After lunch, proceed to visit
Persipolis, meaning Persian city- a testimony to the grandeur of the Persian empire under the Achaemenid Rule. Here can be viewed the “Gate of all Nations’, “Apadana’- the Hall of 100 columns among other buildings of the great ceremonial capital of the Persians. Overnight at Shiraz hotel (B ,L ,D)
- Day 8: Friday
After breakfast, check out and proceed for local
sight seeing. Onward to Naksh-e-Rostam and Pasargadae-tomb of Cyrus the great; Onward proceed to Yazd by coach. Overnight at Hotel .(B,L,D)
- Day 9: Saturday
After breakfast, proceed for local Yazd sightseeing and shrines around Yazd, famous for their flying fires, Hidden fires, Atash Kadeh. Overnight at Yazd hotel. (B,L,D)
- Day 10: Sunday
Visit Pir e Sabz( Chak Chak ), Pir e Hrisht. Overnight at Yazd hotel (B
Day 11: Monday
Yazd – Isfahan
Proceed to Isfahan by bus. Enroute. Visit Pir e Banu. Overnight at Hotel in Isfahan (B
Day 12: Tuesday
Day to enjoy the city of Isfahan-known for its handicrafts; local sightseeing. Imam Square(Naksh-e-
jahan), Ali Ghapoo Palace, Jame Mosque, Bazaar. Visit the Isfahan Atash Kadeh. Overnight at Isfahan Hotel (B ,L ,D)
Day 13: Wednesday
Proceed by flight, to arrive in Tehran. On arrival in Tehran, proceed for shopping. Later in the evening visit the Milad Tower. Overnight at Hotel in Tehran (B
Day 14: Thursday
After breakfast drive to Demavand –the highest peak in the Alborz range of Mountains, as well as being a natural barrier between the
Caspian sea(the world’s largest inland water body) and the Iranian desert. Overnight at Hotel in Tehran (B ,L ,D)
- Day 15: Friday
Transfer to airport, to board flight for departure early morning to Mumbai.
This itinerary could be subject to change
Persia, the Land of four seasons with its rich and colourful history, countless monuments, Iranian hospitality and delicious food.
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