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7 Days Culture tour itinerary for iran: Explore With Persian Mosques, Palaces & Tombs

Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Persepolis, Meybod, Pasargadae

Architecture
Architecture Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour

See major attractions of Nasir-ol-molk Mosque, Zandiyeh Complex, Vakil mosque, Hafez and Saadi tombs, Necropolis of Naqsh-e Rostam, Towers of Silence, Jameh Mosque, Fire Temple, Vank Cathedral, Chehel Sotoun Palace etc. and lot's more!

DAY 01

Shiraz

  • Starting from Shiraz, we will visit the Zandiyeh Complex (the Karim Khan citadel, the great Vakil Mosque, Saray-e-Moshir and Vakil Bazaar) for splendid architecture. Also, visit the Nasir-ol-molk Mosque (known as the Pink Mosque).

  • In the evening, we will see one of the most appealing and grand gardens of Iran, Eram Garden, and the tomb of one of the two most revered Iranian poets—Hafez and Saadi.

  • Then the day ends by going to the Ali Ibn Hamzeh Shrine (see mirror tiles covering the whole wall and domed roof) and the Quran Gate.

Overnight at Shiraz. 

DAY 02

Shiraz

  • The following destination will be Yazd, (490) km away which we will reach in the afternoon, however not before making a few stops along the way to visit some major locales: Persepolis (an age-old building, as magnificent as history, remained from the ancient times of Iran which is considered as a major symbol of this ancient land); the Necropolis of Naqsh-e Rostam, (the final resting spot of the Achaemenid rulers which has weathered the passing of centuries and stands today as the silent indication of Persia’s illustrious past.); and Pasargadae (the Tomb and Palaces of Cyrus the Great).

Overnight at Yazd.

DAY 03

yazd

  • After breakfast, we will start a tour around the city in the morning that includes visiting the Towers of Silence, Zoroastrian’s Fire Temple (a tranquil spot with a peaceful sense of spirituality which pervades the air), Water Museum, and Amir Chakhmagh Square.

  • In the afternoon, we are going to visit Yazd’s traditional urban area, where one will be able to admire the Jameh Mosque (decorated with white and turquoise geometric tiles with a couple of minarets among the highest in Iran), Alexander Prison and Zour Khaneh (Iranian’s traditional gymnasium).

Overnight at Yazd.

DAY 04

Isfahan

  • While driving to Isfahan – 250 km away – we will make a few stops to visit the Chak Chak (the famous Zoroastrian’s Pantheon), the old Caravanserai, an ecologically friendly Ice House (used to store ice during the year) and the Pigeon Tower (a birdhouse used for genuine organic farming) in Meybod.

  • Next, we take a look at Jame Mosque, a decent specimen of old Islamic Persian Architecture in Nain, reaching our destination in the afternoon.

  • Soak up the atmosphere in the evening through a short walk by the river to visit the historical bridges there.

Overnight at Isfahan. 

DAY 05

isfahan

  • With much more of Isfahan to explore in the morning, we will visit the following site - the UNESCO Heritage site of Naqsh-e Jahan Square which is a significant historical site built by Shah Abbas I at the beginning of the 17th century. See the graceful and stylish in appearance, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque,  the dignified Imam Mosque and the glorious Ali Qapu Palace.

  • The afternoon will be dedicated to visiting the bazaar for Iranian handicrafts and workshops.

Overnight at Isfahan. 

DAY 06

tehran

  • To complete Isfahan, we will take a walk at Jaame Mosque (a UNESCO World Heritage site illustrating a succession of decorative styles and architectural development of various periods in Iranian Islamic architecture), the Vank Cathedral (showing a delightful fusion between Islamic and Christian patterns and architecture) and the Maria Church.

  • The final spot to visit— before flying to Tehran in the evening— will be the UNESCO World Heritage site of Chehel Sotoun Palace (for incredible murals/paintings covering the walls of the inside of the Palace, each with a unique story).

Overnight at Tehran. 

DAY 07

tehran

  • Before flying back home, we will explore - on our final day - a number of fabulous museums including the Iran National Museum (stunning collection of ancient artifacts), the Glassware & Ceramics Museum (with hundreds of glass and ceramic pieces from difference ages and places) , the Jewelry Museum (for stunning jewels and to see one of the world's largest pink diamond called the Sea of Light) and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Golestan Palace (a magnificent complex with scope of various galleries and museums throughout).

Depart from Tehran. 

  • 599 USD Per Group (* + 7 people)
  • 750 USD Per Adult
  • 6 nights accommodation in Standard Hotels.

  • Airport transfer.

  • Guidance of all the tour by a certified national/local (Iranian) tour guide.

  • Air-conditioned transfer.

  • 7 days of breakfast meal.

  • One Iran Sim Card ( + 4G Fast Internet).

  • International flights.

  • All entrance fees.

  • Any tips and private expenses.

  • Room service fees.

  • All lunch and dinners.

What to Expect:

  • The best Iran Tour in 1 week you can see all the important attractions of Iran long history.

  • Transportation: Transfers are carried out in a private vehicle depending on the size of your tour.

  • Hotels: Best Hotels in Shiraz, Isfahan, Yazd, Tehran or any other traditional accommodation like Inns, traditional houses, etc based on your request.

Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Persepolis, Meybod, Pasargadae

Architecture
Architecture Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
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Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year.

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