Tours to Iran: Persian Treasury

  • The Extraordinary Beauty of Persia

    Tours To Iran

Persian Treasury

Travel ID: CT/11

Explore the history of Persian Silk Road in Iran. Travel around this ancient region and see the feast of spiritual bazaars, gardens, Zoroastrian fire temples, and gorgeous mosques.  Iran plateau is the home to the old holy city of Choghazanbil that its ziggurat, a UNESCO world heritage site, never got finished because of Ashurbanipal’s invasion, also the home to the world’s sixth tallest tower Milad Tower in the capital, Tehran. You can visit the mausoleum of such brilliant soul as Avicenna, the most famous philosopher-scientist of the Islamic world in the city of Hamedan. Also, you become familiar with the journey of the Jewish prince and Prophet, Daniel, to Iran that his tomb is in the ancient city of Susa for centuries now.

Tour Itinerary Duration

16 Days & 15 Nights

  • Tehran
    Day 01
    Arrive in Tehran Airport(IKA), greetings & transfer to the hotel. O/N in Tehran.
  • Tehran
    Day 02
    Full day city tour to Tehran: We will visit National museum of Iran, Golestan palace or Jewelry museum, and Bazaar. O/N in Tehran.
  • Tehran – Hamedan
    Day 03
    Drive to Hamedan; visit the Tomb of Avicenna, the Stone Lion, and Ganj Nameh. O/N in Hamedan.
  • Hamedan- Kermanshah
    Day 04
    In the morning, visit Hegmatane Hill that is a historic hill. Drive to Kermanshah via Kangavar where you will visit Behistun Inscription and Taq-e Bostan grottoes. O/N in Kermanshah.
  • Kermanshah- Khoramabad
    Day 05
    In the morning, visit Takieh Moaven ol Molk and Bazaar, and then drive to Khorramabad. O/N in Khorramabad.
  • Khoramabad–Ahwaz
    Day 06
    Drive to Ahwaz via Susa. In Susa, visit Apadana Palace, Museum, and Tomb of Daniel. Also, visit Chogha Zanbil; the temple of Elamite city, and in Shushtar, visit the ancient Water Mills. Drive to Ahwaz. O/N in Ahwaz.
  • Ahwaz-Shiraz
    Day 07
    Full day drive to Shiraz. En route, visit Sassanid ruins of Bishapour and Tang-e-Chowgan rock reliefs. Drive to Shiraz. O/N in Shiraz.
  • Shiraz
    Day 08
    Full day visit of  former Achaemenid capital “Persepolis” (UNESCO World Heritage site), Naghsh-e Rostam Necropolis. We will return to Shiraz to visit Qoran Gate, Hafez tomb, and  take a glance at Shah Cheragh holy shrine at night or Ali Ibn Hamzeh holy shrine decorated inside with mirror tiles. O/N in Shiraz.
  • Shiraz
    Day 09
    After eating breakfast, start full day city tour to Shiraz including a visit to Narenjestan or Eram Garden, Nasirol Molk Mosque which is one of the most beautiful mosques in Shiraz with nice tile works, Tomb of Saadi; the most famous poet in Iran, Vakil mosque, Vakil Bazaar ( closed on holidays), and Karimkhan castle. O/N in Shiraz.
  • Shiraz-Kerman
    Day 10
    Full day drive to Kerman; en route,  see Maharlu and Bakhtegan salt lakes and visit the ruins of Sassanid Palace in Sarvestan. Head toward Kerman. O/N in Kerman.
  • Kerman
    Day 11
    Drive to Rayen via Mahan. In Mahan, visit the Mausoleum of Shah Nematollah Vali and former royal Shazdeh Garden, then visit  ruines of a fortress in Rayen. Return to Kerman and visit Ganj Ali Khan complex, Bazaar and caravansary. O/N in Kerman.
  • Kerman-Yazd
    Day 12
    In the morning, drive to Yazd. In Yazd, visit Amir Chaqmaq complex and Zoroastrian Towers of Silence. O/N in Yazd.
  • Yazd -Isfahan
    Day 13
    In the morning, visit Jameh Mosque, Dowlatabad Garden with Wind Tower and Fire temple. In the afternoon, drive to Isfahan via Nayin. In Nayin, visit Jame mosque and Caravansary. Head toward Isfahan. O/N in Isfahan.
  • Isfahan
    Day 14
    Full day city tour to Isfahan begins from  Naqsh-e-Jahan square surrounded by Imam mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace and Bazaar. In the evening, stroll along old bridges. O/N in Isfahan.
  • Isfahan –Tehran
    Day 15
    Drive to Tehran. En route, visit Jameh Mosque in Natanz , and visit Broujerdis House and Fin Garden in Kashan. O/N in Tehran.
  • Tehran-IKA
    Day 16
    Departure: Transfer to the international airport IKA for your return flight.

Tours to Iran

Tour highlight

  • Golestan Palace
  • Avicenna Tomb
  • Hegmatane Hill
  • Apadana Palace
  • Choghazanbil Ziggurat
  • Bishapour and Tange Chowgan rock reliefs
  • Persepolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Nasirol Molk Mosque
  • Sarvestan Palace.
  • Amir Chaqmaq Complex.
  • Imam Square (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • Fin Garden

Services included

  • Visa
  • Transport
  • Tour guide
  • Accommodation

The prices include

  • Accommodation in the hotels as per program
  • Generally half board or full board
  • All transfers
  • All land transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees according to program
  • Visa support
  • Tip and portages in restaurants and hotels

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Tour Code:CT/11

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