17-Day Trip to PERSIA!
17-Day Trip to PERSIA!
We will book you hotel from 1 night before as the arrival is going to be early in the morning.AM. Arrival in Tehran. Meeting and assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and escort you to your car that will transfer you to the hotel of your choice. After the checking, we proceed on a guided tour, exploring the centre of Tehran. You will visit Archaeological Museum, Golestan Palace and Grand Bazaar. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Flight to Hamedan and check in hotel and start Sightseeing including Stone Lion, Gonbade-e Alavian (a 12th century mausoleum of Seljuk period), Shrine of Esther (Xerexes' Jewish wife) & Mardocai, Avicenn's Mausoleum & Ganj Nameh (Treasure Inventory). Overnight.
Hamedan – Alisadr cave- Hamedan
Drive to Ali sadr cave , visit and overnight at hotel in Hamedan.
Hamadan/ Bisotun/ Kermanshah: Drive to Kermanshah (175 km) via Bisotun. Visit Taq-e Bostan, a site with some of the finest and best-preserved examples of Persian sculpture under the Sassanids, include representations of the investitures of Ardashir II (379–383) and Shapur III (383–388). Like other Sassanid symbols, and its relief patterns accentuate power, religious tendencies, glory, honor, the vastness of the court, game and fighting spirit, festivity, joy, and rejoicing. The Behistun Inscription is a multi-lingual (Old Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian (a later form of Akkadian) inscription located on Mount Behistun in the Kermanshah Province. Authored by Darius the Great the inscription begins with a brief autobiography of Darius, including his ancestry and lineage, then he proclaims himself victorious in all battles during the period of upheaval, attributing his success to the "grace of Ahura Mazda".
Flight to Ahvaz and after check in visit city bridges and Zoroastrian graveyard. Overnight
After breakfast drive to Suse and Dezful and visit Visit of ruin city of Ilamids, Daniel shrine, Apadana palace, Drive back to Ahvaz . Overnight
Flight to Shiraz, visiting of Saadi and Hafez tombs, Vakil Mosque, Karim Khan Citadel, Qoran Gate. Overnight
Excursion to Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid), Necropolis (Naghsh-e-Rostam) and Naqsh-e Rajab
(about 70 km per way). A visit to the ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis is one of the highlights of any trip to Iran. Persepolis is the best preserved of Persia’s ruined cities and the finest legacy of the great Achaemenid Empire which ruled Persia between 559 and 330 BC. The most impressive features of the ruins are the splendid bas-reliefs, which adorn many of the staircases and palaces on the site and provide a rich treasure house of ancient history. At Necropolis you will find the tomb of the three powerful Achaemenian Kings carved into huge rocks overlooking one of the oldest Zoroastrian fire temples. Overnight hotel.
Full day tour in Shiraz, visiting of Eram Garden, Vakil Bazaar & Bath and Bazaar, Overni
After breakfast Transfer to airport for flight to Kerman, After check in, we will set on the city tour, visiting Ganj Alikhan Complex & Jame Mosque.Overnight
AM. City tour in Mahan visiting of Shazdeh Garden, Shah Neymatolah Vali Museum, Arg-e Rayen, overnight at hotel.
Following a leisurely breakfast, ride out to the marvelous city of Yazd: visiting of Amirchakhmagh complex, Jame Mosque, overnight at hotel..
City tour in Yazd visiting of Eskandar Prison, Fire Temple, Khan School, Shesh Badgir.
Overnight at hotel.
Drive to Isfahan, En route visiting of Meybod, Naeen. Overnight
Full day tour in Isfahan, visiting of Emam Square, Emam Mosque, Sheik Lotfolah Mosque, Historical Bridges, Alighapou palace, Chehel Sotun Palace, overnight hotel.
AM. Drive to Tehran, en route visit Abyaneh village and the beuatiful city of Kashan overnight hotel.
Drive to Tehran via Qom, transfer to International airport for departure.