Everywhere you look in Iran, there are reminders of the rich history and vibrant traditions of the Persian Empire, from the remains of King Darius’ palace at Persepolis to the Zoroastrian ‘Towers of Silence’ in Yazd. Iran is one of the most ancient countries located in the west south of Asia. Regarding its geographical position, Iran connects the East to the West. The long history and the vast area have led to amazingly variant climatic conditions, cultural attractions and natural landscapes. That is why Iran is famous as a destination for all four seasons. Enclosed with the Caspian Sea on the north and the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea on the south while the desert in between, Iran is a proper destination for all nature and adventure lovers who dream of different thrilling experiences of climbing, canyoning, skiing, marine activities, and safari. Embracing 22 UNESCO HERITAGE SITES and 2 UNESCO NATURAL SITES as well as 13 Intangible Cultural Heritage registered on UNESCO and many more registered on Iran National Heritage List, Iran looks like a live museum for all enthusiast culture lovers too. Iran is also one of the best gastronomic destinations for all avid foodies. Travel to Iran at any time and enjoy the attractions and activities of your own favorite season.

Be enchanted by Iran in 10 days tour 

Embark 10 days journey through Iran. Not only is this fascinating country a world apart from what’s often represented in the international media – it’s a delight to visit in all seasons. Discover refined cities, colourful bazaars, ancient Persian ruins, and shimmering deserts. Whether you're relaxing in a teahouse in Tehran, enjoying guided tours of ancient cultural sites, or hanging out a local board game cafe in Shiraz, the warmth and hospitality of the Iranian people and the profound beauty of their land is mesmerizing.

Explore the ancient ruins of Persepolis on a guided tour that will take you back in time, to an era when the city was the centre of the ancient world

Travelling with a local leader means more opportunities to visit real local hangouts, like a boardgame cafe popular with young folk in Shiraz where you spend a night mingling

Wander alleyways lined with mud-brick buildings in Yazd and wonder at ingenious windcatchers – high, hollow towers that provide ventilation to the traditional buildings in this dry desert city

Naghshe Rostam or Necropolis. Shiraz ,Iran

Trip Highlights

Tehran

Yazd

Shiraz

Isfahan

Abyaneh

Kashan

Tehran

 

 

Trip Itinerary 

 

Day 01 : Tehran

Sightseeing: Golestan Palace , Nature Bridge 

Welcome to Iran. Home to 15 million people, Tehran is exciting, noisy and chaotic, and where the country's true national identity is found. Expect to see women wearing full-length chador competing for space with young girls in figure-hugging manteau and headscarves. The locals love nothing more than to chat, so prepare to be stopped to discuss anything and everything.Your adventure begins with visiting amazing Golestan Palace. Golestan Palace is a masterpiece of the Qajar era, embodying the successful integration of earlier Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences. This amazing Palace in 2003 was designated a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE .Afterward , during your free time, maybe try some fine Iranian cuisine like dizi (soup stew mashed into paste) while enjoying traditional music at a local restaurant.or maybe you prefer streets food. Later in the evening we will visit Tabiat Bridge or (Nature Bridge). Tabiat Bridge (Nature Bridge) is the first pedestrian overpass inside the country and the largest one in the Middle East. It is constructed in three floors having several restaurants and cafes and several benches for people to take a rest in the midway.Overnight in Tehran. 

Golestan Palace. Tehran ,IranGolestan Palace .Tehran, IranNature Bridge or Tabiat Bridge. Tehran ,Iran

Day 02 :  Tehran Yazd

Sightseeing: Tehran Grand Bazaar

Enjoy a later start to your morning before heading out to explore the covered Grand Bazaar of Tehran. With corridors over 10 kilometres long, it could take a while. This is a great place to buy dried fruit, nuts or sweets for your train journey this evening. Then we Transfer you to the train station later this afternoon for the 5-hour journey to Yazd. Arrive and transfer to your hotel in Yazd

Tehran Grand BazaarTehran Grand Bazaar

Day 03 : Yazd

Sightseeing: Jameh Mosque , Alexandra Prison , Underground Qanats , Fire Temple , Dowlat Abad Garden and Excretion in the city

This ancient desert city was a major stop on the caravan routes to central Asia and India during the Silk Road period and it still retains a rustic feel. Yazd is also the heart of Zoroastrian religion, which you'll learn more about during visits to the Fire Temple. The fires within the Fire Temple are said to have continuously burned since AD 470.The city dates from Sassanid era (2000 years ago), and was called in those days "Isatis".It also means Worship, Praise and Adoration. The appellation of the city is "The City of Gods". Yazd is the second Mud-Brick city in the world remaining from ancient times.We visit historical and UNESCO REGISTERED CITY OF YAZD and enjoy a hearty local breakfast then set out on a walking tour to visit the Jameh Mosque and the older parts of the city. Walk the narrow kuches (lanes) past simple courtyards and ornate doors on mud-brick buildings. One of the most distinctive features of Yazd is the presence of wind towers, that capture the softest of breezes and send them to the buildings below in a forerunner of modern air-con afterward in the evening we visit Dowlat Abad Garden.Dowlat Abad Garden is one of the 9 amazing Persian Gardens that REGISTERED ON UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES. Overnight in Yazd

City of Yazd ,IranZoroastrian Fire Temple , Yazd IranDolat Abad Garden ,Yazd Iran

Day 04 : Yazd - Shiraz

Say farewell to Yazd and travel by private bus to Shiraz, the city of poets. The trip will take approximately 5.5 hours and you'll pass through some incredible desert scenery on the way. After arriving in Shiraz, head out for dinner. This, however, is dinner with a difference – you'll make it yourself while learning some of the secrets of Persian cuisine. Overnight in Shiraz

Transfer to Shiraz by BusDinner in Shiraz with local people

Day 05 : Shiraz

Sightseeing: Persepolis , Necropolis ,Eram Garden and Hafez Tomb

Rise early and drive to the ruins of Persepolis, an ancient city that was burned by Alexander. It was once the centre of the Persian Empire, one of the truly great cities of the world, which took 150 years to build under the reign of Darius I. The imposing gateways, exquisite carvings and towering columns will leave you in doubt that this was once the centre of the ancient world. This amazing place in 1979 was designated a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. The next is Necropolis (Naghsh e- Rostam). Opposite Rahmat mountain, ten minutes drive to the north, proudly stands the Necropolis, the magnificent burial place of Achaemenid kings. The site also provides seven bas-reliefs dating back to Elamite and Sassanid periods.Return to Shiraz and spend the afternoon on a walking tour, visiting Eram Garden and Hafez Tomb. Eram Garden (Garden of Heaven) is an acclaimed notable Persian garden in Shiraz. It is such a unique and gorgeous garden that is inscribed on the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE.In the holy book of the Quran, Eram is described as the Paradise for the blessed ones. It has a great atmosphere surrounded by tall cypress trees, fragrant flowers, and aromatic sour oranges trees.Afterward we pay a visit to Hafez Tomb.One of the most greatest Iranian poetries. Stay overnight in Shiraz

Persepolis . Shiraz IranPersepolis ,Shiraz IranEram Garden ,Shiraz Iran

Day 06 : Shiraz

Sightseeing: Nasir al Mulk Mosque , Naranjestan Garden ,Zand Complex

This morning we highly recommend an early visit to Nasir-al-mulk mosque, where the morning light provides a quite incredible glow in the building. It was built in the Qajar era, it took 12 years to complete it in 1888. Its interior reveals a magnificent masterpiece of design with stunning colors. This is a space where light and worship intertwine. The mosque comes to life with the sunrise and the colors dance throughout the day like whirling Dervishes. It reflects on the ground, walls, the arches and the towering spires. It even reflects on the visitors as if a colorful ball is hit by the first sun ray and has exploded into thousands of butterflies all around. Continue your exploration in Shiraz at the beautiful orange-scented Narenjestan Garden, laid out in the 19th century during the Qajar Dynasty. Then, you will visit Karim Khan Citadel which was built during the Zand Dynasty. You’ll have time to explore Vakil Bazaar, home to hundreds of stores, beautiful courtyards, and even an ancient caravanserai. Overnight in Shiraz

Nasir al Mulk Mosque ,Shiraz IranNaranjestan Garden , Shiraz IranKarim Khan Castle ,Shiraz Iran

Day 07 : Shiraz - Isfahan

Sightseeing: Pink Lake

In the morning we visitMaharloo Lake or Pink Lake . Maharloo Lake is another salt lake and home to migrant birds. Rich in potassium and salt, the lake turns pink due to a high percentage of pink-colored algae. Those flying into Shiraz can witness spectacular views from above when the lake is full, and those on the ground can enjoy both the lake and the beautiful surrounding scenery afterward we drive to Isfahan. Isfahan one of the finest cities in the Middle East. A 16th-century rhyme called it 'half the world' and, after spending a few days here, you may well agree. There are many fine Islamic buildings covered with the blue mosaic tiles Iran is famous for, as well as an enormous bazaar, superb palaces, tranquil gardens and picturesque bridges crossing the Zayandehrud. Arrive in the later afternoon and visit the city and enjoy local traditional foods

 Pink  Lake ,Shiraz IranPink Lake

Day 08 : Isfahan

Sightseeing : Sightseeing : Imam Square (Naghshe Jahan Square) Ali Qapu Palace, Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque , Shah Mosque , Isfahan Grand Bazaar and Vank Cathedral Church

Spend today discovering the wonders of Esfahan. You'll have plenty of time to soak up the atmosphere during a tour, starting at the immense Imam Square, which covers an area of 82,500 square metres and is the second-largest square in the world. Imam Square of Isfahan is one of the largest city squares in the world and Built by Shah Abbas I the Great at the beginning of the 17th century. This amazing site  in 1979 was designated a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE.Many grand buildings surround the square, including the Ali Qapu Palace, which covers six floors and was originally built as the main palace of Shah Abbas. Continue on to the atmospheric bazaar, complete with exotic scents and spices, musical merchants' cries and, of course, thousands of locals bargaining at the stalls. Walk the covered lanes of the sprawling marketplace, where shafts of light filter through ceiling and lattice, then visit the astonishing Armenian Vank Church before an evening stroll along the river

Shah Mosque ,Isfahan IranShah Mosque ,Isfahan IranImam Square ,Isfahan Iran

 

Day 09 : Abyaneh - Kashan

Sightseeing : Abyaneh Village , Tabatabae ,Boroujerdi House and Fin Garden

On the way to Kashan, we visit the UNESCO RECOGNIZED VILLAGE of ABYANEH located at the foot of Mount Karkas and in the vicinity of desert. On top of the village sits the ruins of a Sassanid era fort. The dialect of the people of Abyaneh has preserved some characteristics of the Middle Persian language, the language of the Sassanian Persia. We appreciate the serenity of this quaint village with its splendid archaeology and meet the dwellers who speak, live and dress in the original Persian style. In the end, we will arrive in Kashan and check into the hotel.In the evening we visit Tabatabae and Boroujerdi House and the beautiful UNESCO REGISTERED SITE ( Fin Garden )

Abyaneh VillageAbyaneh VillageBorujerdi House ,Kashan Iran

Day 10 : Tehran

END TOUR

Our tour finish and you will depart Iran, the land of warmth and hospitality with fond memories. Today we move to Tehran and from Tehran international airport (IKA) you can leave Iran 

Iran International Airport

 

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Features:

 

Price : 900 Euro

 

Duration : 

10 Days

 

Meals Included:

All Breakfast

 

Transport : 

Train

Bus

Private transport

 

Transfer :

Pre and Post trip

 

Accommodation:

Stars hotel and Boutique hotel (Iranian traditional hotels)

 

Tour Guide :

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Visa :

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Persian Life Tour Destination

Inbound Persia Travel Agency