Arrival day: Arrival to Mashhad Int. Airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 1: Mashhad city tour
Visiting the Shrine of the 8th Shieh’s leader, Imam Reza; the greatest shrine in Iran and flight to Shiraz at the afternoon. Arrival to Kerman and accommodation.
Day 2: Rayen – Mahan – Kerman
Drive to Rayen, to visit the architecture of the ancient fortress and citadels, continue to Mahan, visiting the Persian Garden of Shazdeh Mahan (the Prince of Mahan) one of the UNESCO’s world heritage Persian gardens at the middle of the desert. Visiting the shrine of Shah Nemat-allah Vali, one of the most famous Sufis in 15th century. Drive back to Kerman.
Day 3: Kerman – Shahdad – Kalouts
Kerman city tour at the morning; discovering the second most important city of Iran during 17th century by visiting the Ganj Ali Khan Complex including Caravanserai and the Public Bathroom with its fabulous architecture. Have a walk through its beautiful Bazar and visiting Jameh Muzafarid Mosque; the ancient mosque of the city. Continue to Lut desert to visit the sunset in beautiful Kalouts of Shahdad. Drive back to Kerman and accommodation.
Day 4: Meymand – Yazd
Drive to Meymand a cave-formed village which is UNESCO’s World heritage site for its cultural Landscape. The Cultural Landscape of Maymand, a small mainly self-sufficient community within one large valley, reflects a traditional three phase transhumance system with unusual troglodytic winter housing in a dry desert environment. It is a good example of a system that appears to have been once more widespread, and involves the movement of people rather than animals to three defined settlement areas, one of which is cave dwellings. Continue to Yazd, transfer to the hotel and accommodation.
Day 5: Yazd city tour
Yazd city tour consist of: silence towers; the Zoroastrian Fire Temple with the 1500-year-old fire. Henna production workshops, Amir Chakhmagh Square, Jameh Mosque and adobe constructions in the old city of Yazd; the famous Fahadan Quarter (UNESCO world Heritage since 2017) accommodation in Yazd.
Day 6: Abarkouh – Pasargadae and Shiraz
Drive to Shiraz, on the way visiting AbarKouh’s great and 4000-year-old Cypress tree and Aghazadeh Mansion. Our visits will continue with visiting Pasargadae; the first capital of Persian empire about 2500 years-old which is famous for the Cyrus the Great’s Tomb. Continue to Shiraz and accommodation.
Day 7: Shiraz city tour
Full day city tour to visit: Nasir-ol-Molk mosque; the famous Pink mosque with its beautiful and colorful crystals, Narenjestan Garden, Vakil Complex (Mosque, Hamam and Bazaar), Eram garden. For the afternoon will visit Tomb of Hafiz, the great poem of 14th century. The Shrine of Ali-ibne Hamzeh and the Qor’an Gate.
Day 8: Shiraz – Persepolis – Necropolis – Isfahan
Drive to Marvdasht, visiting Persepolis, the impressive ruins of Persian Empire founded in 518 BC by Darius I and Necropolis; the Persian empire kings’ tombs. Continue to Isfahan; the capital of the Islamic World. Transfer to the hotel and accommodation.
Day 9: Isfahan City Tour
Isfahan was well known as the Half of the World in its flourished days in 16th and 17th Century. Visiting the second largest square in the world: Naghsh-e Jahan Square with its belonging unique monuments: Jameh Abbasi Mosque, Ali Qapou Palace, Sheikh Lutfallah Mosque, the Persian garden of Chehelsotoon Palace and the Bazaar.
Day 10: Isfahan City Tour
Continuing the visits in Isfahan by visiting Jameh Atiq Mosque, the shaking minarets, Hasht Behesht Palace, Vank Cathedral (the Arminian church) and the Music Museum. For the afternoon visiting historical bridges in Isfahan; Si-o-se Pol and Khajou.
Day 11: Isfahan – Kashan – Tehran
Drive to Kashan; the important oasis at the middle of the desert with its 7000-year-old and visiting the historical house of Tabatabaei, Brujerdi and Hammam of Sultan for having a panoramic view of the historical quarter of Kashan; visiting Fin garden and continue to Tehran. Transfer to the hotel and accommodation.
Day 12: Tehran city Tour
Discovering the southern part of the city, the old part by visiting National Museum, Golestan Palace and the Jewelry Museum (depends on the date of visiting; It’s open Saturday to Wednesday 14:30-16:30) or carpet museum.
Day 13: transfer to the airport and departure flight.