IRAN

One of the world's oldest continuous major civilizations, with Historical and urban settlements dating back to 4000 BC

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WHY TRAVEL TO IRAN?

Ancient history

Iran is home to one of the oldest civilizations. 

Architecture

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.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Iran has twenty plus UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Cultural Diversity

Discover various cultures and people

TEHRAN

Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province.

The most famous landmarks of the city include the Azadi Tower, constructed in commemoration of the 2,500 year celebration of the Persian Empire, and the Milad Tower, the world’s 17th tallest freestanding structure.

SHIRAZ

Shiraz is known as the city of poets, literature and flowers.

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

Kermanshah the capital of Kermanshah Province, is located 525 kilometres (326 miles) from Tehran in the western part of Iran.

Kermanshah has a moderate and mountainous climate. Kermanshah is the largest Kurdish speaking city in Iran.

YAZD

Yazd is the capital of Yazd Province, 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 anbars, qanats, yakhchals, Persian handicrafts, Termeh (Iranian handwoven cloth), silk weaving, and its high quality Yazdi confectionery.

ISFAHAN

Isfahan is famous for its Persian–Islamic architecture, with many beautiful boulevards, covered bridges, palaces, mosques, and minarets.

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.

MASOULEH

Masuleh architecture is unique.

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

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

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

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

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
    After breakfast proceed for 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
    Morning proceed for 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 hotel in 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: Tuesday  Mumbai-Tehran

Departure from Mumbai by Iran Air in the afternoon. Arrive at IKA Airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2: Wednesday Tehran

Shiraz After breakfast proceed to visit Shah’s Palace museums (Niavaran, Saad Abad Palace).Evening proceed to Shiraz by Flight.

Overnight at Shiraz hotel.

Day 3: Thursday Shiraz

After breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing-tombs of Hafez; the leading scholar of Shiraz and world famous for poetry and verse, Arg of Karim Khan.Later 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. Overnight at hotel in Shiraz.

Day 4: Friday Shiraz – Yazd

Morning visit Nasor-ol-molk mosque. Afternoon proceed to Yazd by road, en route visit Naksh-e-Rostam and Pasargadae-tomb of Cyrus the great. Overnight at hotel in Yazd.

Day 5: Saturday Yazd

After breakfast, proceed for local Yazd sightseeing Amir Chakhmagh and Atash Kadeh, tower of silence. Later in the evening enjoy sunset at the Desert Safari. / After breakfast, proceed for local Yazd sightseeing and Zoroastrian shrines around Yazd, Cham, Zainabad famous for their flying fires.Overnight at hotel in Yazd.

Day 6: Sunday Yazd-Isfahan

Morning proceed to Isfahan. En route view the famous wind towers of Yazd – serving as a natural ventilation system for workplaces and houses. Stop in at the Meybod pottery showroom / Zoroastrian shrine Pir-e-Banu. Overnight at Hotel in Isfahan.

Day 7: Monday Isfahan

Day to enjoy the city of Isfahan-known for its handicrafts; local sightseeing: Imam (Naksh-e-jahan) Square, Ali Ghapoo Palace, Jame Mosque, Bazaar. Overnight at hotel in Isfahan.

Day 8: Tuesday Isfahan – Tehran

KermanshahAfter breakfast proceed to Tehran by Flight. Visit the National jewels museum. Evening proceed to Kermanshah by flight. Overnight at hotel in Kermanshah.

Day 9: Wednesday Kermanshah – Hamedan – Tehran

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. Proceed to Hamedan to visit Ali Sadr cave (weather permitting) .This is the highest water cave in the world where one can see stalactites and stalagmites. Proceed to Tehran. Overnight at hotel in Tehran.

Day 10: Thursday Tehran

Morning free for shopping for dry fuits, souvenirs etc. Evening visit Borje Milad – the Tehran tower which is the sixth-tallest tower and the 24th-tallest freestanding structure in the world. Overnight at Tehran hotel.

Day 11: Friday Tehran – Mumbai

Transfer to airport, to board flight for departure to Mumbai with happy memories.

Day 1: Mumbai-Tehran

Departure from Mumbai by Iran Air in the afternoon. Arrive at IKA Airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2: Tehran – Shiraz

After breakfast proceed to visit Shah’s Palace museums (Niavaran, Saad Abad Palace) and National jewels museum.

Evening proceed to Shiraz by Flight. Overnight at Shiraz hotel.

Day 3: Shiraz

After breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing-tombs of Hafez; the leading scholar of Shiraz and world famous for poetry and verse, Arg of Karim Khan.

Later 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. Overnight at hotel in Shiraz.

Day 4: Shiraz – Yazd

Morning visit Nasor-ol-molk mosque. Afternoon proceed to Yazd by road, en route visit Naksh-e-Rostam and Pasargadae-tomb of Cyrus the great. Overnight at hotel in Yazd.

Day 5: Yazd

After breakfast, proceed for local Yazd sightseeing Amir Chakhmagh and Atash Kadeh, tower of silence. Later in the evening enjoy sunset at the Desert Safari. /

After breakfast, proceed for local Yazd sightseeing and Zoroastrian shrines around Yazd, Cham, Zainabad famous for their flying fires.

 Overnight at hotel in Yazd.

 Day 6: Yazd-Isfahan 

Morning proceed to Isfahan. En route view the famous wind towers of Yazd – serving as a natural ventilation system for workplaces and houses. Stop in at the Meybod pottery showroom / Zoroastrian shrine Pir-e-Banu. Overnight at Hotel in Isfahan.

Day 7: Isfahan

Day to enjoy the city of Isfahan-known for its handicrafts; local sightseeing: Imam (Naksh-e-jahan) Square, Ali Ghapoo Palace, Jame Mosque, Bazaar. Overnight at hotel in Isfahan.

Day 8: Isfahan – Kashan

After breakfast proceed to Kashan. Visit Kashan sightseeing such as: Tabātabāei House, Agha Bozorg Mosque, Fin Garden, Borujerdi House.

Overnight at hotel in Kashan.

Day 9: Kashan – Tehran – Kermanshah

After breakfast check out and proceed to Tehran. From Tehran Fly to Kermanshah.

Overnight at Kermanshah Hotel.

Day 10: Kermanshah – Hamadan – Tehran

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. Afternoon proceed to Hamdan and Visit Ali Sadr cave (weather permitting) .This is the highest water cave in the world where one can see stalactites and stalagmites. Evening proceed to Tehran. Overnight at hotel in Tehran.

Day 11: Tehran

Morning free for shopping for dry fruits, souvenirs et. Evening visit Borje Milad – the Tehran tower which is the sixth-tallest tower and the 24th-tallest freestanding structure in the world. Overnight at Tehran hotel.

Day 12: Tehran – Mumbai

Transfer to airport, to board flight for departure to Mumbai with happy memories.

  • Day 1: Friday
    Mumbai-Tehran           

    Departure from Mumbai to Tehran… Arrive at IKA Airport and transfer to Hotel. (D)
  • Day 2: Saturday
    Tehran             

    Visit Tehran museum-National jewels, Shah’s palace museum. Overnight at the hotel. (B,L,D) 
  • Day 3: Sunday
    Teheran-Masouleh-Caspian

    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                 
    Caspian-Tehran-Kermanshah
    Morning departure for Tehran by coach. Proceed to Kermanshah by flight. Overnight in Hotel. (B, L, D)
  • Day 5: Tuesday             
    Kermanshah-Hamedan  
    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                     
    Hamedan-Tehran-Shiraz   
    Visit Ali Sadr cave (weather permitting) .This is 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     
    Shiraz
    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                           
    Shiraz- Yazd
    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                       
    Yazd
    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                         
    Yazd                
    Visit Pir e Sabz( Chak Chak ), Pir e Hrisht.  Overnight at Yazd hotel  (B,L,D)
  • Day 11: Monday                         
    Yazd – Isfahan             
    Proceed to Isfahan by bus. Enroute. Visit Pir e Banu. Overnight at Hotel in Isfahan (B,L,D)            

  • Day 12: Tuesday               
    Isfahan   
    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                   
    Isfahan-Tehran
    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
    ,L,D)

  • Day 14: Thursday                   
    Tehran-Damavand
    -Tehran   
    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                       
    Tehran-Mumbai 
    Transfer to airport, to board flight for departure early morning to Mumbai.

This itinerary could be subject to change

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