Pearls of Persia
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- Day 1, Tehran
Arrive THR , assist and transfer. O/N Hotel
- Day 2, Tehran-Shiraz
Full day visit to Saad Abad Palace,( White Palace and Green Palace) , lunch in a local restaurant, and in the afternoon visit Archaeological museum later in the evening fly to Kerman. O/N Hotel
- Day 3, Shiraz
Shiraz where we start with a visit to the picturesque Eram Garden, famous for its cypress trees. Next we visit the tombs of Persia’s best-known poets: Saadi or Hafiz. While there, why not enjoy a cup of chai at the wonderful atmospheric teahouse where one sit on a floor of cushions and mingle with the locals. Our next stop takes us to the “modern” Nasirol-Molk mosque and the pretty Afif-Abad Garden followed by a visit the ornately mirrored Shrine of Shah-Cheragh. O/N.
- Day 4, Shiraz
In the morning drive to Persepolis, 70 KMs away from the city, Persepolis is the last and ultimate expression of the ancient Middle East. Nearly 2500 years ago, construction for its magnificent structure was begun by Darius the Great with the intent to make it the focus of the mighty Achemenian Empire. Our tour will also include the Naqsh-e-Rustam where hewn out of a cliff rest the tombs believed to be of Darius I and II, Atraxerxes and Xerxes I. after lunch return to the city, O/N Hotel.
- Day 5, Shiraz- Yazd
Drive to Yazd in the morning , and reach to the city t, and Start the tour of Yazd in the afternoon, based on the time we have., the magnificent Masjed-e Jameh and Amir-Chakhmaq Mosques. We continue to the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence and the Fire Temple (where fire worship is still practiced) O/N Hotel.
- Day 6, Yzad-Isfahan
Yazd/Esfahan (Drive 195miles / 316kms) After breakfast we depart on a beautiful drive to Esfahan. Esfahan was a vibrant trade center, and its glorious Islamic architecture and beautiful gardens captured the hearts of many with the saying: “Esfahan is half the World”. In the evening we visit the most beautiful and famous Isfahan bridges where we can have some refreshment in a traditional tea-house along the Zayendeh Rud river.O/N hotel
- Day 7, Isfahan
Full day city tour including Imam Square, a Jewel of Persian architecture which includes the Alighapou Palace, Imam & Sheikh Lutfullah Mosques, lunch in a local restaurant, visit handicraft factories and Isfahan Bazaar with its traditional arcades, Chehelsotoun Palace, Jolfa area , and Vank Church.
- Day 08, Isfahan-Kashan
In the morning after check out Drive to Abyaneh Village , have lunch and check in Ehsan House O/N.
Village of Abyaneh is one of the Iranian historical villages that contains some works from Sassanid period to the present time. It owns several unequal attributions just like the unique temple of “Herpak”, a Chief mosque with a unique mihrab from Seljukian period, houses harmonious with climate and mountainous land. One can see Sassanid Pahlavic words in daily conversation as well as villagers’ clothing that is rooted in earlier times.
- Day 09, Kashan- Tehran
In the morning , we visit Tabatabaie Houses and Khan-e Borujerdi, built as a private residence, now a charming museum with a lovely courtyard. We then take in the famous Fin Garden and witness its breathtaking pools, orchards and natural springs. Next we visit Agha Bozorg Mosque famous for its lovely portals and minarets continue our way to Tehran via Qom and visit the exquisite Shrine of Fatima in Qum (Non- muslims arenot allowed in) and later we view the Tomb of Ayatollah Imam Khomeini. Overnight: Hotel, Tehran (1 nights)
- Day 10, Tehran-Departure
Transfer to the airport and fly back home.
Route of the Tour
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