One Week in Iran
- Dauer: 7 Tage (ca.)
- Produkt-Code: APOCHI-7D
Day 1: Arrival -Tehran
Right on your arrival, we pick you up at IKA (Tehran International Airport) and transfer you to the hotel.
A full day Sightseeing in Tehran includes:
We enjoy ourselves while visiting Golestan Palace (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE) one of the oldest historical monuments in the city of Tehran. Next, we visit National Museum of Iran which holds an incredibly wide range of pre-Islamic as well as post-Islamic remaining works including pottery vessels, metal objects, textile remains, and some rare books and coins. Make sure not to miss Treasury of National Jewels Museum*. Here is the most dazzling collection of gemstones and jewelry known in the world; the most spectacular objects have been placed on public display and form one of the country's principal tourist attractions.
* National Jewels Museum is open from Saturday to Tuesday from 2 to 4 PM. In case you arrive in Tehran days other than a due time of visit, we replace Abgineh glass and ceramic museum.
Day 2: Tehran - Shiraz (1 Hour Flight)
Beginning the second day by visiting Sadabad Palace is a great way to get more familiar with various historical, cultural and artistic aspects of Iran. At the foot of the snow-capped Alborz ranges, north of Tehran lays Sadabad Palace. The supposed area and the early structures were first erected as the summer residence of Qajar kings and now is turned into a majestic museum to represent the finest works of art from Iranian and non-Iranian artists to a large number of visitors. Then we pay a visit to one of the famous museums in Tehran, Reza Abbasi Museum which is wholly dedicated to Iranian carpet and rug. Get enough dose of Iranian artistic point of view, we visit Tajrish Bazaar, locals favorite Bazaar. This center of commerce is decorated with well-designed arches. The bazaar has many passageways leading to different sections where you can purchase a variety of goods and products. At the end of this exciting day, we are transferred to Airport and climb aboard the flight to where the Capital of ancient Persia is located, Shiraz.
Day 3: Shiraz
In the morning you open your eyes to a majestic city; Shiraz, the home to numerous internationally-recognized Poets. After an energy boosting breakfast, your exciting tour begins; we visit Nasir-Ol-Molk Mosque, a masterpiece of innovation and creation. Glaring sun rays enter through colorful glasses of windows and paint the floor and columns with various and vibrant colors. Afterwards, you get surprised by the distinguished architecture of Persian Gardens in Eram Garden (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE). Stroll in the Garden while you are filled with information about the history of the place. Shortly after we move to Karim Khan Citadel (Arg of Karim Khan) a well-built fort, and a must-see monument. Then we move on to enjoy the fabulous architecture of Vakil Mosque and admire the beauty of carpets, rugs, and woven handicrafts found in Vakil Bazaar, hanging around we enter Saray-e Moshir, a traditional Bazaar. Let’s call it a day by paying a visit to Hafez Tomb, one of the most prominent Iranian poets.
Day 4: Shiraz - Isfahan (496 km Road Trip)
Today we hit the road and drive to Isfahan. En-route, we are, all of a sudden, thrown to the ancient Persia. Persepolis (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE), a treasure remained from the ancient era, a complex accommodating a cluster of palaces, which discloses many secrets of the Persian World. Afterward, we visit Naghsh-e Rostam which is an ancient Necropolis, a large ancient cemetery with elaborate tomb monuments. Here you can see a group of ancient Iranian rock bas reliefs from Sassanid periods.
Day 5: Isfahan
Get ready to visit half the world; Isfahan was once the capital of Persia and one of the largest cities in the world. We begin our journey through Isfahan by visiting Chehel Sotun Palace (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE). This architectural masterpiece is a pavilion in the midst of a park at the far end of a long pool which is a typical design of all Persian Gardens. We continue our tour to Naghsh-e Jahan square (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE) which is an oblong-shaped square built in the Safavid era. The square with its lively atmosphere has always been a perennial tourist attraction. From all sides, it shares a border with aesthetically remarkable monumental buildings linked by a series of two-storied arcades of shops. The monuments surrounding the square are called Shah (Imam) Mosque, The Pavilion of Ali-Qapu Palace, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and a magnificent entrance to Bazaar. We visit Imam Mosque situated on the south side of the Naghsh-e Jahan square. The mosque was built during Safavid period by the order of Shah Abbas, the first. Last but not least is Isfahan Grand Bazaar.
Day 6: Isfahan - Kashan (215 km Road Trip)
In the morning before leaving Isfahan to Kashan, should not miss Vank Cathedral which is one of the most celebrated examples of the colorful architectures to mirror Christians’ religious and spiritual concept. Then, on the way to Kashan, we visit Abyaneh. The village has a brilliant architecture; houses are constructed using peculiar reddish hue mud. The other attractive feature of the place is the women clothes which have colorful and happy
patterns and knee-length skirt. Abyunaki people have persistently maintained this traditional costume. Afterward, in Kashan, we visit Fin Garden (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE) a lush garden renowned as being the very epitome of the Persian garden. In the garden you can enjoy a delightful atmosphere as water from a natural spring flows through a series of turquoise-colored pools and fountains. Then we visit Tabatabaei Traditional House. It is a perfect place to gain an insight as to how the great taste of art and exquisite workmanship can come together to build a splendid house about 2 centuries ago.
O/N Kashan/Traditional Hotel
Day 7: Kashan - Departure
Today is the last day you are in Iran. There are no activities planned for the final day and you are free to depart at any time. Please note you must check out of the hotel by 12 pm. We directly drive to the airport for departure.
- 4* Hotels - BB
- Accompanied English speaking guide
- All excursions & transfers by the modern vehicle with an experienced driver
- Entrances fee according to the itinerary
- Domestic flight (Tehran-Shiraz)
- Invitation Letter & Visa Fee
- International Flights
- Travel insurance
- Extra Services Not Included Above
- Let's make it easy, any changes or cancellation more than 18 days is free of charge
- Change or cancellation fee within 18 to 2 days to departure date is 25% of the total amount
- Change or cancellation less than 2 days to departure is non-refundable