Tour to Iran: Mashhad, Shiraz, Isfahan, Tehran

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    Vakil mosque Panorama

Tour to Iran: A Mighty Old Land of Persia Tour

Travel ID: CT/07

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the captivating lands of Iran, where ancient history, rich culture, and architectural marvels converge. This unique tour will take you to Mashhad, Shiraz, Isfahan, and Tehran, offering an enchanting blend of spiritual sanctuaries, breathtaking gardens, bustling bazaars, and majestic palaces. Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Iran’s past and present as we explore the hidden gems of this remarkable country.

Mashhad: A Spiritual Oasis

Begin your adventure in Mashhad, one of the holiest cities in Iran. Pay homage to the Imam Reza Holy Shrine, an exquisite masterpiece of Islamic architecture and the burial place of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam. Experience the spiritual aura as you marvel at the intricate tilework and intricate calligraphy that adorns the shrine. Continue your journey to the Quran Museum, where you can explore a vast collection of rare and ancient Qurans, showcasing the significance of this sacred text. Unleash your inner explorer at the bustling bazaars of Mashhad, where vibrant colors, scents of exotic spices, and intricate handicrafts create a lively atmosphere.

Shiraz: Poetry, Gardens, and History

Next, venture to Shiraz, a city steeped in Persian culture and artistic beauty. Step into the Nasir al Molk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, and be enchanted by the kaleidoscope of colors that dance through its stained glass windows, creating a mesmerizing spectacle. Discover the Eram Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage site, renowned for its meticulously manicured Persian gardens and tranquil atmosphere. Dive into the vibrant Vakil Complex, which houses a mosque, bathhouse, and bazaar, allowing you to immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural splendor of the city. Pay homage to the legendary poet, Hafez, at his tomb, where you can find solace among his timeless verses. Complete your spiritual journey in Shiraz with a visit to the Shah Cheragh Sanctuary, a stunning mausoleum that radiates an ethereal glow, captivating visitors with its mirrored interiors.

Persepolis and Naqsh-e Rostam: Ancient Marvels

Travel back in time to the glorious era of the Persian Empire as you explore Persepolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Marvel at the monumental ruins and intricate carvings that depict the grandeur and opulence of ancient Persia. Just a short distance away lies Naqsh-e Rostam, an ancient necropolis housing the tombs of Persian kings. Admire the colossal rock reliefs that tell stories of heroic conquests and royal ceremonies, providing a glimpse into the ancient Persian civilization.

Isfahan: Architectural Splendor

Continue your journey to Isfahan, a city renowned for its architectural wonders and vibrant city life. Begin your exploration at Naghsh-e Jahan Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the largest squares in the world. Admire the breathtaking Imam and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosques, both architectural masterpieces adorned with intricate tilework and stunning dome structures. Ascend the Ali-Qapu Palace for panoramic views of the square and the city beyond. Explore the opulent Chehel Sotun Palace, known for its enchanting reflection pool and intricately painted frescoes. Discover the spiritual ambiance of the Vank Cathedral, a testament to the Armenian heritage of Isfahan, with its stunning frescoes and ornate interiors. Conclude your Isfahan journey with a visit to the magnificent Friday Mosque, an architectural marvel boasting exquisite tilework and ancient Islamic designs.

Tehran: A Modern Metropolis with Ancient Roots

Return to Tehran, the bustling capital of Iran, where the old and new converge seamlessly. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Iran at the Archeological Museum, home to a vast collection of artifacts spanning thousands of years. Marvel at the grandeur of Golestan Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its intricate designs and stunning gardens. Conclude your Tehran experience with a visit to the vibrant Grand Bazaar, where you can immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of Iranian commerce and discover unique souvenirs.


As your journey through Iran comes to a close, you’ll carry with you the memories of architectural wonders, spiritual sanctuaries, and the warm hospitality of the Iranian people. From the spiritual oasis of Mashhad to the poetic beauty of Shiraz, the architectural marvels of Isfahan, and the modern vibrancy of Tehran, this tour allows you to explore the diverse facets of Iran’s rich cultural tapestry. Prepare to be captivated by the historical treasures, breathtaking landscapes, and the timeless allure of this remarkable country.

Tour to Iran Itinerary Duration

08 Days & 07 Nights

4 cities

Bed & Breakfast

  • Airplane
    Arriving at Mashhad International Airport, Transfer to the hotel.

    • Visits:
    • ACC: Hotel in Mashhad
    • Meal: Breakfast
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  • mashhad
    Day 02 Exploring the religious capital of Iran
    Have breakfast and do a half day city tour , in the afternoon fly to Shiraz.

    • Visits: Imam Reza Holy Shrine & Quran museum , Bazaar ,Ferdowsi tomb
    • ACC: Hotel in Shiraz
    • Meal: Breakfast
    • Distance: 1354 KM
    • Flight duration: 1 hour & 20 min
  • shiraz
    DAY 03 City of Spring Orange and Narcissus
    Having breakfast and start a full day sightseeing.

    • Visits: Nasir Al Molk Mosque,  Eram garden, Vakil complex (Mosque,bath, Bazaar), Karim khan citadel, Hafez tomb, Shah cheragh sanctuary
    • ACC: Hotel in Shiraz
    • Meal: Breakfast
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    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Eram Garden (One of the nine Persian style gardens)
  • Persepolis
    DAY 04 Discover the ancient capital
    Having early breakfast &  drive toward Isfahan via Marvdasht.

    • Visits: Persepolis ,Naqsh-e Rostam necropolis, Iconic bridges of Isfahan
    • ACC: Hotel in Isfahan
    • Meal: Breakfast
    • Distance: 482 KM
    • Time: 5 hrs & 53 min
  • isfahan
    DAY 05 Half of the world
    After breakfast, have a full day city tour.

    • Visits:  Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Imam & Sheikh Lotfollah Mosques, Ali-Qapu Palace, Bazaar , Chehel Sotun Palace
    • ACC: Hotel in Isfahan
    • Meal: Breakfast
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    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Naghsh e Jahan Square ,Chehel Sotun Palace
  • Vank Cathedral
    DAY 06 Towards The capital
    After breakfast do  some visits, then, drive towards Tehran.

    • Visits: The Vank Cathedral , Friday mosque , Fin garden and historical Borujerdi house of Kashan
    • ACC: Hotel in Tehran
    • Meal: Breakfast
    • Distance:439 KM
    • Time: 4 hrs & 40 min
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Friday mosque , Fin garden (One of the nine Persian style gardens)
  • azadi tower
    Day 07 The Modern Tehran
    After  breakfast, strat a full day city tour.

    • Visits: The Archeological  Museum  ,  Golestan Palace , Grand Bazaar , Jewelry  or Carpet Museum , Tabiaat (nature)Bridge
    • ACC: Hotel in Tehran
    • Meal: Breakfast
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    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Golestan Palace
  • airport iran
    Day 08 Departure
    Transfer to the output terminal of IKA for departure flight.
Tour to Iran: Mashhad, Shiraz, Isfahan, Tehran

Tour to Iran

Tour to Iran: Mashhad, Shiraz, Isfahan, Tehran


  • Imam Reza holy shrine
  • Nader shah (King) museum
  •  Eram garden
  • Vakil mosque
  • Karimkhan citadel from outside
  • Nasir-ol-molk mosque
  • Hafez tomb
  • Persepolis
  • Naghsh e Rostam necropolis
  • naghsh e Jahan square
  • Ali-ghapu palace
  • Sheikh lotfolah mosque
  • Chehel sotoon palace
  • Friday mosque
  • Vank church
  • Broujerdi house
  • Fin garden
  • Golestan palace
  • Jewelry or Carpet museum
  •  Tabiaat Bridge
  • Accommodation per itinerary
  • breakfast
  • All land transportations according the itinerary
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees according to the mentioned visiting sites
  • Tip and portages in  hotels