14 Days – Explore Central Plateau of Iran
+2 Persons 1200€
Maximum: 12 or Private Tour
14 Days – Explore Central Plateau of Iran
Tour Operator: Saye Seyr Co.
Cities: Tehran, Shiraz, Kerman, Yazd, Kashan, Isfahan
Visit some of the major centers of Persian civilization, including the capital of culture and art of Iran, Shiraz. Explore Isfahan, the city known for its architectural beauty. Visit Yazd, the city of wind-catching towers and the center of Zoroastrianism in Iran also you will go in-depth of Iran’s plateau to visit Shahdad desert and adobe citadel’s of Rayen in Kerman. Get ready to feel the warmth and hospitality of the Iranian people that is endearing and the profound beauty of their land is mesmerizing.
- Private airport transfer
- Hotel accommodation in 3&4 star hotels (B&B)
- Dedicated A/C vehicle for all transport
- Domestic flight (THR to SYZ)
- All mentioned sightseeing
- Experienced English speaking tour guide
- Visa support and reference code
- International airfare
- Personal insurance
- Visa stamp fee
- Expenses of personal nature
- Tips & Portages
- Entrance fees (~USD1-5/site)
Day 1 – Tehran
Arriving at IKA airport, you are welcomed and assisted by our representative to transfer to your hotel to get ready for a week of adventure in the land of Persia.
Day 2 – Shiraz
Cities: Shiraz, Tehran
After breakfast we will go on for visiting Capital of Iran, Tehran. First, we start a walking tour through old Gate of Tehran, visiting The National Archeological Museum, Golestan Palace after lunch we will visit the unique jewelry collection at the National Treasury Museum, then getting familiar with Persian carpet in Carpet museum, for end up our day we will take a rest in the artists’ house of Iran. Getting ready to transfer to Mehrabad airport and fly to Shiraz.
Day 3 – Shiraz
The first day of the Shiraz city will start by visiting the residential palace of Zand dynasty, “Karimkhani Complex”. We keep visiting the old part of Shiraz continued by Vakil complex comprising of Vakil Mosque, Bazaar and Bathhouse then visiting pink mosque of Nasir-al-Mulk. After lunch walking at one of the marvelous Persian Garden of Iran, “Eram Garden “. Next, we visit the tomb of the famous poet, “Sa’adi “.
Day 4 – Shiraz
This morning we leave Shiraz to visit some of the most important of Achaemenid Empire and turn back to Shiraz. Your first stop today is Iran’s premier attraction, Persepolis, It was once the center of the Persian Empire and one of the great cities of the ancient world. After visiting Necropolis we will visit the tomb of Cyrus the great.
Day 5 – Kerman
Cities: Kerman, Shiraz
Drive to Kerman to discover how people adapted their life to a desert city surrounded by mountains. En-route we stop to visit Maharlou pink lake. Sleep overnight in Kerman.
Day 6 – Kerman
Kerman is located on a high margin of Kavir-e Lut (Lut Desert) in the south-central part of Iran, with this presentation, let’s start our city tour by visiting Safavid complex of Ganjali Khan. The complex is composed of a school, a square, a caravanserai, a bathhouse, an Ab Anbar (water reservoir), a mint, a mosque and a bazaar. After lunch moves on to Mahan to visit Shazdeh Mahan Persian garden, a green pearl in Lut desert and get acquainted with Sufism and mysticism by visiting Shah Nematollah Vali shrine.
Day 7 – Kerman
After breakfast heading toward the south of Kerman to visit Rayen citadel which is well preserved the small scale of Bam citadel, after that keep going toward the central part of Lut desert geo-park to visit Shahdad yardangs. But before we reach to the Shahdad first we have to pass the Sirch village in the high and cold climate just a few kilometers far from the Gandom Beryan the hottest point of the world, after visiting old cypress of Sirch turning back to Kerman, Mahan.
Day 8 – Yazd
Today we will be heading toward Yazd city that is registered in UNESCO World Heritage Sites as adobe city. En-route we stop to take rest and take look at the only circular Caravanserai of Iran, Zein-o-din dated to the 16th century and situated on the ancient Silk Road. Then visiting Saryazd citadel and Amir-Chakhmagh mosque in Yazd.
Day 9 – Yazd
Adobe city f Yazd had been registered in the UNESCO World Heritage site since 2017, now it’s time to have Yazd city tour and get familiar with architecture and culture of the people who live in the central plateau of Iran, first by visiting marvelous Persian garden of Yazd, “Dowlat Abad”. Then visiting congressional mosque of Yazd and walking through old part of the city. Later we will visit the Yazd Atash Behram that is a Zoroastrian holly fire temple, its fire dates back to 470 AD. Later we will visit the Tower of Silence in the sunset.
Day 10 – Isfahan
Leave Yazd toward Isfahan, but on the way stop in Meybod city to visit the Dovecote building and Narin Castle that is a mud-brick fort or castle in the town of Meybod, back to Sassanid dynasty. Then keep moving to Isfahan. After check in to the hotel, it’s time to walk around the biggest river of this desert city, Zayandehroud crossing the river through historical bridges of Khajou and Sio-Se-Pol (33 arches). Sleep overnight in the hotel in Isfahan.
Day 11 – Isfahan
After breakfast, we start our day city tour of Isfahan by visiting the UNESCO world heritage site of Naghsh-e-Jahan square which is officially the center of the old city during the Safavid dynasty. In the Square first, we will visit the Imam Mosque (Royal Mosque), then visiting Aliqapoo royal palace of the Safavid kings, where they used to see the polo games and ceremonies. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque (or Ladies Mosque) is located on the opposite side of the square and is visited next. We will stroll through the traditional bazaar surrounding the square, after lunch visiting Qeysarieh bazaar. You have free time in the afternoon. Sleep overnight in Isfahan.
Day 12 – Kashan
Cities: Kashan, Isfahan
We will start another day in Isfahan to visit Friday mosque and Vank Cathedral, after lunch heading toward the well preserved traditional city of Kashan, but first en-route we will visit the red village of Abyaneh. Stay overnight in the adobe antique hotel in Kashan.
Day 13 – Kashan
We will visit Kashan today by visiting historical houses which are the genuine sample of Iranian traditional desert architecture like Boroujerdiha and Tabatabaeiha house. Then keep visiting by Fin garden, one of the beautiful sample of Persian Garden.
Day 14 – IKA
Cities: Tehran, Kashan
Drive toward IKA airport for departure flight.
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