Visiting Cities: Shiraz-Yazd-Isfahan-Matnabad-Abyaneh-Kashan-Tehran
This seven-day cultural tour offers the art and history lovers an opportunity to explore one of the most ancient lands with a glorious history and civilization in winter. In Shiraz, known as the city of poems, visit Narenjestan Garden (UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the amazing Nasir al-Mulk Mosque where you can witness the astonishing play of light and colors. Strolling through Persian traditional bazaar and splendid mosques, visit the Tomb of Hafez, one of the greatest Persian poets. On way to Isfahan- the cultural capital of Iran- visit the magnificent Persepolis (the UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Naqsh-e Rustam, the ancient necropolis of the powerful Achaemenian kings. In Isfahan, visit Naqsh-e Jahan Square (the UNESCO World Heritage Site) as well as traditional bazaar and historical bridges on Zayandeh Rud River. Stay overnight at Matinabad Eco-resort (the only eco-camp in Iran) in the heart of the desert and under the vast sky full of stars. En route from Matinabad to Kashan, visit Natanz, the city that is famous for its pleasant climate. In ancient Kashan, visit Fin Garden (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and historical Tabatabaie House. Head toward Tehran- the capital of Iran- to visit Golestan Palace (UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the great museums of National Museum of Iran, and National Jewelry Museum housing some priceless pieces of Iran’s rich history and ancient civilization.