Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 12 days
Location: Yazd, Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan
Rate:

Starting From $651,00

This trip has been planned for our company’s winter program. Central Iranian plateau and subsequently central Iran is home to the most important cities of Iran; historically, culturally, politically and economically. These cities have all played a major role in the formation of the Persian culture over the course of history and visiting them will familiarize you with the framework of Iranian lifestyle, behavior and spirit.
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Distance Traveled: 215 KM
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


After arriving in Tehran in early morning, our professional guide will be waiting for you with an exclusive vehicle (which will be selected based on the number of people in the group) and a driver; our team will accompany you throughout the entire trip. After leaving the airport we will go straight to the hotel and have breakfast. Then after a short rest we will head towards the Golestan Palace Complex in Tehran Grand Bazaar, then we visit the The National Jewelry Treasury and the National Museum of Iran, afterwards we go to the train station and board the Tehran-Yazd train.

• Tehran, the capital of Iran, is the political, social, cultural and economical center of Iran. It was selected as the capital in 1876 by Aqa Mohammad Khan Qajar when it was a only a small village belonging to the city of Ray. Over the years it has attracted waves of immigrants from all over the country leading to its massive expansion. Today it is one of the largest cities in the middle east.
• Golestan Palace was first built during Savafid rule but was expanded heavily by Qajars who chose to live in it. It was originally part of Tehran citadel and included a dozen of royal building which are now mostly used as museums. It combines Persian art and Western architecture and is one of the masterpieces of Qajar era.
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast we visit the city of Yazd which hosts the Zoroastrian fire temple, museum of water which shows the wonders of qanat system, Amir Chakhmaq complex, Alexander’s prison, old city of Yazd, Zoroastrian towers of silence, etc... .

• The city of Yazd has provided good living conditions for thousands of years despite being in one of the hottest deserts in the world and low levels of precipitation and no grasslands; all of this was possible because of the city’s complicated ways of obtaining and storing water and cool air, plus acquiring fertilizer and enabling agriculture. Discovering these ancient knowledge can provide you an exciting day.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast we set out for Meybod. Before arriving in Meybod we visit the now abandoned several thousand year old village of Kharanaq, then we go to one of the most important Zoroastrian holy sites called Chak Chak. Next we continue our way towards Meybod and visit the Tower of Kabutar Khane, Meybod glacier, 5000 year old fortress of Narin and Shah Abbas caravansary; Then we return to Yazd.

• Chak Chak is one of the most important Zoroastrian pilgrimage sites and is used for religious ceremonies on June 12th through 16th each year. Chak Chak in Persian is the sound of dripping and resembles the echo of water drops falling into a reservoir from a rock. In Zoroastrian legend when a Sassanid princess was fleeing the Muslim invaders, the rocks parted and opened a path for her, hence this village is now a sacred place for Zoroastrians.
Distance Traveled: 500 KM
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


After breakfast we set off for Kerman and on the way we visit the ancient town of Meymand, next we enter Kerman and visit the dome of Jebelliyeh, Finally we arrive in hotel at night.

• Ancient town of Meymand, is a hand-dug 3000 years old settlement and is considered to be one of the first human habitats in Iran. It consists of several man-made caves used as homes and business places which is in use even today. Fundamental harmony with nature in local culture is the reason why this village has survived the harsh climate and living conditions over the ages.
Distance Traveled: 220 KM
Meals: Breakfast


After breakfast we will visit the beautiful city of Mahan and the Shah Nematollah Vali complex and then we go to either Shahdad desert or the city of Rayen (which hosts the great fortress of Rayen) based on your choice.
Distance Traveled: 560 KM
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


After Breakfast we tour the Ganj Ali Khan complex and then head towards Shiraz, visiting the Grand mosque of Neyriz on the way. We arrive in Shiraz at night and go straight to the hotel.

• Ganj Ali Khan complex consists of: A square, Bazaar,
School, Mint and most importantly the Ganj Ali Khan
Bathhouse. Which is famous for its moarraq, 7-colored,
and brick mosaics with human pictures. The water
supply system and the technology used to warm up the
bathhouse and the way the water resevoirs are sealed
are the notable features of this bathhouse.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

On this day we tour the historic city of Shiraz, including: Eram Garden, Qavam’s Orangery, Nasir ul-Mullk Mosque, Karim Khan Citadel, Shah Cheragh, Tomb of Hafez and Tomb of Saadi.


• Eram Garden is a Qajar era Persian garden covering 3 hectares and currently belonging to the University of Shiraz. Its interesting features include: An East-West street running through the garden with cypresses on the side, metal window frames and impressive tile work that is considered to be the best of Qajar era, cellar with running water, 6 epigraphies, etc.. . This garden also hosts a plant gallery which has a large collection of plants from around the globe.

• Nasir ul-Mulk is an Qajar era mosque in Shiraz near Shah-e Cheragh, it is also called “The Pink Mosque” due to excessive use of this color throughout the design.
Tile work wise it is one of the most valuable buildings in Iran. This mosque is also famous for its beautiful colored glasses which create beautiful and colorful rays of light in the morning, giving the mosque’s interior a unique, unforgettable look.
Distance Traveled: 480 KM
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


In the morning, after having breakfast we will go visit the ancient complexes of Persepolis,
Pasargadae and Naqsh-e Rostam. And then we head towards Isfahan.

• Persepolis was an ancient settlement in southern Iran and one the capitals of the Achaemenid empire. It has been built by Darius the great after whom his son Xerxes and his grandson Artaxerxes expanded the complex. This place was registered as a world heritage site in 1979. Its architecture was derived from different nations under Achaemenid rule such as Assyrians, Egyptians, Babylonians, Medians, Scythians, etc...
Persepolis contains several palaces, of which the most famous are: Apadana, Tachara, Hadish, Queen’s palace and the hall of 100 columns.
Meals: Breakfast

On this day we go visit the Naqsh-e Jahan complex, Chehel Sotun mansion, Hasht Behesht and the famous bridges of Isfahan.

• Naqsh-e Jahan complex, built by Shah Abbas in early 17th century, has four magnificent buildings on all sides linked by a series of two-storied arcades, the site covers 90,000 square meters and is known for the Shah Mosque, the Mosque of Sheykh Lotfollah, the magnificent portico of Qaysariyyeh Bazaar and Ali Qapu, each worthy of hours of exploration. It is a blend of art, religion and economy. There are four bazaars on the sides which offer a vast range of well-made Iranian handicrafts.
Meals: Breakfast

We continue the Isfahan city tour with Aliquli Aqa bathhouse, the beautiful Vank church, traditional gym (Zurkhaneh) and the Grand mosque of Isfahan.

• Grand mosque of Isfahan, one of the biggest mosques in Iran, is one the most important achievements of Iranian architecture. Originally built upon a Sassanid Zoroastrian religious site, it is among the first mosques built in Iran and have been constantly expanded and repaired for over a millennium. Walking through its halls, You can trace the evolution of Islamic architecture while enjoying the beauties of its ceramic and tile works, mihrabs, domes and four iwans.
Distance Traveled: 560 KM
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


We leave Isfahan and head towards Imam Khomeini Intentional Air Port in Tehran. On the way to the capital we visit Nush Abad city and its ancient underground city, then we tour Kashan and its famous attractions such as Fin Bathhouse and Borujerdids’ and Tabatabaids’ mansions. Finally we arrive at the Airport at night, bringing an end to the trip.

• Nush Abad, capital of King Khosrow I, hosts and amazing underground hand-dug city in three systoles built to shelter the civilians from invaders. The city is a combination of tight corridors and small rooms used for 1500 years up to the Qajar era.
The group leaves Iran in the early hours of the day.

Tour Attribute

  • Accommodation & Breakfast
  • Airport transfers
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Entrance fees (Optional)
  • Iranian Visa
  • Lunches
  • Snacks
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Travel insurance (Optional)

We offer this trip in two different set of prices, The economic plan in which accommodation is planned in 3-star hotels, and the luxury plan with 4 and 5-star hotels.

Number of Passengers Room Type Price Per Person (USD)
Economy Class Luxury Class
1 ~ 3 Double or more 1356 1654
1 ~ 3 Single 2119 2695
4 ~ 8 Double or more 992 1266
4 ~ 8 Single 1255 1683
9 ~ 14 Double or more 743 975
9 ~ 14 Single 1006 1391
15 ~ 25 Double or more 664 875
15 ~ 25 Single 926 1291
26 ~ 40 Double or more 559 760
15 ~ 25 Single 821 1176

Tour Attribute

  • Accommodation & Breakfast
  • Airport transfers
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Entrance fees (Optional)
  • Iranian Visa
  • Lunches
  • Snacks
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Travel insurance (Optional)

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