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 24 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 

Persian Life Tour

Classic and Cultural 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

Abyaneh

Isfahan

Izadkhst , Shiraz

Yazd

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 : Abyaneh , Isfahan

Sightseeing : Azadi Tower in Tehran , Abyaneh Village , Zayandeh rood river

In the morning after visiting Azadi tower we will head toward Isfahan, stopping to admire Abyaneh village, a historical Iranian mountain village located at the foot of the Karkas mountain. Appreciate the serenity of this quaint village with its splendid archaeology and meet the local people, dressed in traditional local Iranian dress, who speak an ancient form of the Persian language and live in the original Persian style. After visiting Abyaneh and having lunch, you will be transferred to Isfahan and after hotel check-in, start exploring Isfahan. In the evening you will visit the Zayandeh rood river. Overnight in Isfahan.

Tour to Abyaneh village , Isfahan , IranTour to Isfahan , Iran. Sio-se-pol bridge , Isfahan , IranTour to Tehran , Azadi Tower

Day 03 : Isfahan

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

As the 17th-century capital of the Safavid Empire, Isfahan was one of the world's greatest cities architecturally striking, wealthy beyond imagination, and politically powerful with Europeans, Ottomans, Indians, and Chinese coming to its court– the heart of a vast Persian Empire that stretched from the Euphrates River in present-day Iraq to the Oxus River in Afghanistan. Indeed, its grandeur inspired the rhyming proverb, Isfahan nesf e jahan (Isfahan is half of 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. Must see this place. Imam square is surrounded by important historical buildings from the Safavid era. The Shah Mosque is situated on the south side of this square. On the west side, you can find Ali Qapu Palace. Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque is situated on the eastern side of this square and the northern side opens into the Isfahan Grand Bazaar. They are an impressive testimony to the level of social and cultural life in Persia during the Safavid era. Afterward we will visit Chehel Sotoun, literally meaning forty columns, is a royal pavilion that was built by Shah Abbas I as a place to receive ambassadors and international guests. The Chehel Sotun Palace, along with eight other gardens, is registered as a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE under the name of the Persian Gulf. Overnight in Isfahan.

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Day 04 : Izad khast - Shiraz

Sightseeing : Izad khast Castle , Quran Gate 

We will drive to the historical and beautiful city of Shiraz - the city of civilization and great empires. It is regarded as one of the oldest cities of Ancient Persia - the earliest reference to the city as Tirazis is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC. On the way to Shiraz we will stop at Izad khast city and we will visit magnificent castle of Izad khast and we take a rest and then drive to Shiraz and we will visit Quran Gate. Overnight in Shiraz.

Tour to Shiraz , Izadkhast CastleTour to Shiraz , Quran GateTour to Shiraz , Quran Gate

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 : Yazd

Sightseeing : Dowlat Abad Garden , Zourkhaneh , Amir Chakhmagh Square , Jameh Mosque , Alexndra Prison and Excursion in the city

Yazd is the second Mud-Brick city in the world remaining from ancient times and Yazd city is the first Iranian city registered in WORLD HERITAGE. This ancient city dating back to the sasanid period ( 224 – 651 AD).

Today’s tour includes Dowlat Abad Garden, One of the 9 Iranian gardens registered in UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE then visiting Jameh mosque of Yazd, Alexandra Prison (Ziaeeyeh School) , Amir Chakhmagh and Zurkhaneh. Zurkhaneh is a combination of martial arts, strength training, and music. Way before bodybuilding, Persians used to practice weightlifting in Zurkhaneh. We can see this tradition present in ancient Iranian stories too. Afterward, we visit Amir chakhmagh square and afterward we walk through the city and enjoy this mud-brick city. Overnight in Yazd.

Tour to Yazd city , IranTour to Dowlatabad city , Yazd , IranTour to Yazd city , Iran

Day 08 : Yazd

Sightseeing : Saryazd Castle, Dakhmeh (Towers of Silence) Zorastrian fire temple

Saryazd has a castle belonging to the Sassanid era (2nd & 3rd century AD) which was used as heaven in times of war. Another historical place out there is caravanserai in Saryazd which dates back to the Seljuk era (11 & 12 century AD) and the Safavid era (16 & 17 century AD). Today’s tour includes visiting Dakhmeh (tower of silence, where Zoroastrians used to leave their corpse to be eaten by vultures). The Zoroastrian fire temples are the next stop. In the afternoon you will enjoy an interesting walking tour through the old district to see the wind catchers. Overnight in Yazd.

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Day 09:  Kashan

Sightseeing : Tabatabai and  Borujerdi house ,  Fin Garden 

In the morning we drive to Kashan city and we begin our tour to visit the historic houses of Borujerdi and Tabatabaei house in Kashan and get acquainted with the previous century’s architecture, the Qajar era. Then we will stop by the Fin Garden. The Fin Garden is one of the oldest existing gardens in Iran which is registered on the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Stay overnight in Kashan.

Tour to Kashan , Tabatabai HouseTour to Kashan , Tabatabai HouseTour to Kashan , Sultan Amir Ahmad bathhouse

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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Duration : 

10 Days

 

Meals Included:

All Breakfast

 

Transport : 

Private transport

 

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Accommodation:

Stars hotel and Boutique hotel (Iranian traditional hotels)

 

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