Welcome to the ancient world , Welcome to the land of the Great GOD AHURAMAZDA , Welcome To PERSIA. You will see Iran in this ancient civilization tour. You will be able to see the beauty of the culture and civilization of the ancient Iran (PERSIA). In this tour you will visit the land of Cyrus the Great (Father of all Iranian People), Darius the Great, and Xerxes the Great, land of the Achaemenid kings and Achaemenid dynasty, the Sassanid dynasty and Elamite civilization and ancient civilization of Persia and Iran. Iran is an amazing country with vast landscapes, diverse climates and a lot of historical sites all around it, this middle-eastern nation rewards adventurous travelers with a warm welcome, a complex, vibrant culture and beautiful landscapes to explore. Though some are seeking to build walls and put up barriers, Iran is its warm people are inviting people in. It is open and wants to open more, it is changing fast and offers people an experience they will not experience elsewhere. Take a tour with us and see the country through the eyes of a friendly, people.

Trip Itinerary :
Day 01: Tehran
Sightseeing : Archaeological Museum , jewels Museum and Carpet Museum
Upon your early ,morning arrival at the airport, you will be met by our representative carrying a card with our logo (transfer information) who will transfer you to your hotel. You will have time to rest and relax before our late morning tour of Tehran commences. Tehran, a modern metropolis, prides itself in having unique museums with immense and unrivaled collections and artefacts dating from the earliest onset of history to the present era.Our tour begins with a trip to the Archaeological Museum, one of the rare places in the world where we will have the special opportunity to visit and experience the “evolution of mankind” through the   marvelous display of historical remains.Next on the agenda is our very much-awaited chance to savour the distinctive flavour of Iranian cuisine. Lunch will be taken in an exquisite traditional Iranian restaurant where we will sample a wide range of delightful Persian dishes and desserts.Afterwards, we will visit a world of jewels in a priceless Crown Jewels Museum where we can see one of the two greatest diamonds, Darya-e-Noor (sea of light).
At the end of the day, we will get a chance to see a variety of Persian hand-woven carpets and rugs in the Carpet Museum which houses more than 100 spectacular pieces from all over Iran. On top of that, we will also be given an insight into the history of these carpets. Stay overnight in Tehran
Attention: The priority in sightseeing may be changed due to the time of your arrival, preference of your guide and also official and unofficial holidays of some museums
Carpet Museum in Tehran Jewelry Museum in TehranIran National Museum
Day 02 : Hamedan
Sightseeing : Hegmataneh pre-Islamic town ,Tombs of Ester and Mordkhai and Ibn -e- Sina (Avicenna ) Tomb
Hamadan is among the oldest cities of Iran. Medes chose Hamadan- which was then called Hegmataneh- as their capital, but the results of studies indicate that Hegmataneh city has existed before being elected as the capital by Medes and also a group of Kassites people lived there. Later the survivors of Kassites have created the nation called Mede together with a group of Aryan people, and established the Medes State by overcoming the aggressor Assyrian State and have placed Karkashi as their capital and since then, this city has been named Hegmataneh. Hamadan has always been regarded as one of the major centers of the Jewish settlement in Iran, So we drive in the morning to the Hamedan and visit Hegmataneh pre-Islamic town. Afterwards drive to the Jewish prophet tombs of Ester and Mordkhai . Afterwards you will visit The Ibn -e- Sina Tomb. Overnight in Hamedan
Hegmataneh Pre Islamic HillsTomb of Ester and MordkhaiTomb of Avicenna
Day 03 : Hamedan and Kermanshah
Sightseeing :Ganjnameh , TagheBostan and Bistoon
Drive to Ganjnameh to visit Achaemenid inscriptions, Very interesting part of this trip and you will see Presian Glory Then Drive to Kermanshah to visit Taghe Bostan ( Sasanid complex ) Afterwards drive to Bistoon registered world heritage complex. Overnight in Kermanshah
GanjnamehTaghe BostanBistoon
Day 04 : Ahvaz
Sightseeing : Apadana palace, Susa museum ,Denial Tomb (prophet Daniel) , Choghazanbil and Haf Tappe historic hill
In the morning we drive  to get to Susa (Shush) and visit Achaemenid Apadana palace, Susa museum and Denial Tomb (prophet Daniel). Then drive to Choghzanbil Zigurat and visit this Elamite registered world heritage Zigurat from 1300 BC. Later drive through the Hafttape sugar cane farms to visit Haf Tappe historic hill and museum. Overnight in Shush
Chogha ZanbilSusa CastleDaniel Tomb
Day 05 : Shushtar
Sightseeing : Shushtar waterfalls and Historic dams
Drive to Shushtar town and visit another registered world heritage site, Shushtar waterfalls and also visit the historic dams over the big rivers going through Shushtar. Overnight in Shushtar
 
Shushtar Historical DamsShushtar Waterfalls
Day 06: Shiraz
Sightseeing : Bishapoor City and Chogan Strait
In the morning we drive to Shiraz and on the way to shiraz we will visit Bishapoor city and Chogan strait. Bishapoor is an ancient city situated south of modern Fahliyan, on the ancient road between Persis and Elam. The road linked the Sassanid capitals Istakhr (very close to Persepolis) and Ctesiphon. Bishapoor was built near a river, at the same site there is a fort with rock-cut reservoirs and a river valley with six Sassanid rock relieves. We will also visit Anahita temple with its strange and interesting structure remaining dating back to Sassanid era.Overnight in Shiraz
Bishapour CityChogan StraitApadana Palace
Day 07 : Shiraz
Sightseeing : Nasir al Mulk Mosque , Naranjestan Garden , Zand Complex, Eram Garden and Hafez Tomb
Recent archaeological finds in Tepe Poostchi (Poostchi Mound) dates the city of Shiraz to 6500 ago. Shiraz has been the seat of government in several eras. The name 'Shiraz' has also been found in cuneiform script in Persepolis. Thus, the city houses many historical sites and hosts large number of tourists annually from around the world. Shiraz is the cradle of Persian Civilization, the home to the great Achaemenid and Sassanid kings , and is well known as the city of Persians and the Persian Race.You will visit the city of Persians, and start the tour from Nasir al mulk Mosque that 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. Then 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. In the evening you will visit Eram Garden and Hafez Tomb. Overnight in Shiraz
Nasir al Mulk MosqueKarim Khan CastleEram Garden
Day 08 : Shiraz
Sightseeing : Quran Gate , Persepolis and Necropolis (Naghsh e Rostam ) and Pasargadae
Our visit for today is Persepolis. Founded by Darius I in 518 B.C., Persepolis was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It was built on an immense half-artificial, half-natural terrace, where the king of kings created an impressive palace complex inspired by Mesopotamian models. The importance and quality of the monumental ruins make it a unique archaeological site. It seems that Darius planned this impressive complex of palaces not only as the seat of government but also, and primarily, as a showplace and a spectacular centre for the receptions and festivals of the Achaemenid kings and their empire such as Nowroz, (New Year, March 21st) Next is Necropolis. Opposite the mountain of Rahmat, ten minutes to the west of Persepolis, 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. Then drive toward Pasargadae and we will visit tomb of Cyrus the Great ,and then we move to Yazd. Overnight in Yazd
PersepolisPersepolisPasargadae
Day 09: Yazd
Sightseeing : Visiting the city ,Amir chakhmagh Complex ,Museum of Water
In the morning we will visit the city and narrow alleys with family and enjoy this traditional city. Yazd populace are mainly Muslim. Yet, a large number of the entire Iran's Zoroastrians inhabit here. Minorities of Jews and Christians also live here. Yazd is surrounded by mountain ranges of Shir-Kooh and Kharanegh. The city dates from Sassanid era (2000 years ago), and was called in those days "Isatis". The word Yazd means Clear of Filth.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. The population is Aryan in race and due to the isolated location of the city, the race has not intermingled with non-Aryans.The city covers 2491 square meter of area and stands warm and dry climate. Yazd is a Two-Season city with extreme climate (frosty winters and scorching dry summers). It is the first Iranian city registered in World Heritage we allocate this city for you to become more familiar with Iranian history and culture. Today we will visit Amir chakhmagh Complex and square and Museum of Water and Fire Temple.Stay overnight in Yazd
Yazd CityAmir ChakhmaghMuseum of Water
Day 10: Isfahan 
Sightseeing : Naghshe jahan Square and Bazaar 
In the morning drive to Isfahan and  after hotel check in you will visit Naghshe Johan square which listed as UNESCO heritage and will visit Isfahans bazaar where you can see artisans crafting metal work, Persian miniatures, printing intricate designs on cloth and other activities. Overnight in Isfahan
Imam SquareAli qapooSheikh Lotfollah Mosque
Day 11 : Isfahan
Sightseeing : Hasht Behesgt Palace and Vank Cathedral Church
In holy book of Quran, several verses, talks about paradise, full of green trees, pure and fresh streams of water, and other blessing of Almighty Allah is promised. Gardens are a small symbol of the promised paradise. Gardens and Palaces are really important in Iran and one of them is the Hasht Behesht palace. Hasht Behesht Palace dates back to 1660. The palace is the most important building which was built during Shah Suleiman Safavid time. The palace experienced new styles of stucco work and stained glass and mirror works. In the morning we start visiting the palace and then Vank Cathedral Church, you might be surprised to find a Christian church in Iran.The Vank Cathedral in the Jolfa Armenian quarter of Isfahan is a gorgeous fusion of Armenian and Islamic architecture. Corridors of successive arches – a hallmark of Islamic architecture - lead into a vibrantly painted room of Armenian and Christian iconography and typical Islamic geometrical designs. Overnight in Isfahan
Vank Cathedral ChurchVank Cathedral ChurchVank Cathedral Church
Day 12 : Abyaneh – Kashan
Sightseeing : Abyaneh Village
Drive to abyaneh and you will visit  UNESCO recognized village of Abyaneh, located at the foot of Karkas mountain and in the vicinity of dessert. Appreciate the serenity of this quaint village with its splendid archaeology and meet the dwellers speak, live and dress in original Persian style. Overnight in Kashan
Abyaneh VillageAbyaneh VillageAbyaneh Village
Day 13 : Kashan
Sightseeing : Tabatabai and Boroojerdi houses and  Fin Gardens
Get an insight into Iranian traditional houses by visiting Tabatabai and Boroojerdi houses. Tread in Fin Gardens of Kashan and Once again praise Persian Garden designers. Overnight in Kashan
Tabatabae HouseFin GardenBoroujerdi House
Day 14 : Tehran
Our representative will transfer you to Imam Khomeini International Airport and according to your flight time you will depart Iran ,the land of warmth and hospitality with fond memories
Imam Khomeini Airport

Features  

 

Duration:

14 Days

 

Meals included:

All Breakfasts 

Two Dinner

 

Transport:

Private transport

Public Transfer

Walking

 

Transfer:

Pre and post trip transfers included

 

Accommodation:

Stars hotel and Boutique Hotels

 

Entrance fees:

Included for the mentioned monuments in the itinerary

 

Tour guide:

Included

 

Visa :

Include

Tour Direction

Inbound Persia Travel Agency