Iran Astronomy and Stargazing Tour

  • A Window to the Skies

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Iran Astronomy and Stargazing Tour

Travel ID: CT/16

A Window to the Skies

This journey opens a window to the vast sky of one of the most ancient civilizations on our blue planet. The tour starts from Shiraz, the city of ancient palaces, gardens and poems. In Shiraz, after walking through Vakil Bazaar with alluring old shops, caravanserais and bath houses, we will see the two most magnificent gardens, Narenjestan and Eram (one of the nine Persian Gardens inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List) Gardens, and Hafiz and Saadi Tombs, the two great Persian poets of all time. At night, we will enjoy magic moments of observing the sky full of shining stars in Aboreyhan Observatory. On our way to Isfahan, we will visit Persepolis, (UNESCO World Heritage), the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, Naqsh-e Rostam and Pasargadae (UNESCO World Heritage), capital of the Cyrus the Great.

In Isfahan, registered as global city of Handicrafts, we will go to Naqsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO World Heritage) to see the most splendid Safavid mosques, bazaar and palace around the square, such as Jame Mosque (UNESCO World Heritage). At night, visiting Adib Astronomy Teaching center will be the beginning of our unique experience of  stargazing in the vast clear sky of the desert on Matinabad, the first and only Eco-resort in Iran. Enjoy its spectacular scenery and organic food; a combination of astronomical experience and dreamy night in the desert. On our way back to Tehran, we will visit Fin Garden  in Kashan, another Persian Garden registered on UNESCO World Heritage List. In Tehran, we will visit Qajar Golestan Palace (UNESCO World  Heritage) and as soon as the magic of  Tehran night begins, we will visit Zaferaniyeh Observatory. We will end our astronomy tour by going to the Abdolazim Observatory.

Tour Itinerary Duration

8 Days & 7 Nights

5 Cities

Bed & Breakfast

  • DAY 01 ARRIVAL
    Arrival at the airport and continue to hotel.

    • ACC : Hotel in Shiraz
    • Meal : Breakfast
    • Distance : 11 KM
    • Time : 20 Min
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    Day 02 City of Poetry
    Have breakfast & start a full day city tour .

    • Visits : Eram garden , Hafez tomb, Nasir-ol-Molk mosque , Vakil mosque & Bazar , Ali-ebn e Hamze holy shrine interior mirror-works, Karim-khan citadel from outside , Quran gate
    • ACC : Hotel in Shiraz
    • Meal : Breakfast
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE : Eram garden (One of the nine Persian style gardens)
  • Day 03 The glory of Persepolis
    Have breakfast & head towards Isfahan .

    • Visits : Persepolis ,Pasargadae ,Naghsh-e-Rostam necropolis
    • ACC : Hotel in Isfahan
    • Meal :  Breakfast
    • Distance : 496 KM
    • Time : 7 hours
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE : Perspolis, Pasargadae
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    Day 04 City of Turquoise Domes
    After breakfast , we start a full day city tour .

    •  Visits : Naghsh-e- Jahan Sq. , Imam mosque, Sheikh lotfolah mosque , Ali-qapu palace ,bazaar, Chehel sotoon palace
    • ACC : Hotel in Isfahan
    • Meal : 
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE :Naghshe jahan Sq., Chehel sotoon palace
  • Day 05 Starry sky
    Have breakfast and have half day city tour , then, drive to Matinabad eco-camp.

    • Visits : Jame mosque ,Vank cathedral , Abyaneh clay village
    • ACC : Matinabad desert eco camp
    • Meals :  Breakfast & Dinner
    • Distance :165 KM
    • Time : 2 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Jame mosque
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    Day 06 On the edge of the desert
    Have breakfast, drive to Tehran .

    • Visits : Taba-Tabaee house ,The historical Fin garden, Jamme mosque of Natanz
    • ACC : Hotel in Tehran
    • Meal : Breakfast
    • Distance :565 KM
    • Time : 8 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Fin Garden (One of the nine Persian style gardens )
  • Day 07 The Capital
    After breakfast , we start our explorations.

    • Visits : The Archeological museum, Golestan palace and jewelry  Or Carpet museum , Darband mountainous area
    • ACC : Hotel in Tehran
    • Meal : Breakfast
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Golestan palace

  • Day 08 Departure
    Transfer to the IKA international airport.
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Tour highlights

  • Hafez tomb
  • Persepolis
  • Naghsh e Rostam necropolis
  • Pasargadae
  •  Eram garden
  • Tabatabee House
  • Abyaneh Village
  • Naghsh e Jahan square
  • Shah & Sheikh lotfollah Mosques
  • Ali-gapou palace
  • Chehel Sotoun Palace
  • Fin garden
  •  Ararchaeological Museum
  • Jewelry  OR  Carpet museum
  • Matinabad Eco -resort

The price includes

  • Accommodation i
  • Breakfast
  • All transfers
  • Visa support to get the reference code
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees according to the mentioned sites
  • Tip and portages in  hotels

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Tour Code: CT/16

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