Iran Cultural Heritage Tours
9 Nights - 10 Days
Iran is one of the top 10 tourism destinations in the world with over 10,000 years of history as well as 1000,000 historic sites. Iranian culture and civilization provide rituals, beliefs, attitudes, art forms, handicrafts, and other unique things. A mysterious country is deep-rooted in its customs, culture, history, and religion. The more you try to enjoy this essence, the more interesting Iran becomes. Known for its odd heritage and history, this land has a unique charm that explains its sovereignty, customs, beauty, and more. Every city is different in this element, creating a group of diversity that no other country can show.
|Day 1: Arrival
Arrive at Shiraz Airport, meet and greet by Tour representative. Transfer to hotel, rest, Overnight Shiraz.
|Day 2: Shiraz
Full day city tour of Shiraz to visit: Zandieh Complex, Castle, public baths ( Hammam), Bazaar, Khan theological school, Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, Naranjestan Palace, Eram Garden (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Hafez and Sa'adi mausoleums, Overnight Shiraz. Evening lecture and discussion: Overview of Iranian school of Sufism
|Day 3: Shiraz - Yazd
Drive to Yazd En-route visit to Persepolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Naqsh-e-Rostam, Overnight Yazd.
|Day 4: Yazd
Full-day city tour of Yazd to visit: Amir Chaghmagh Square, Water Museum, Jame Mosque, Dolat Abad Garden, Fire Temple, Fahadan District, Silence Tower, Traditional Textile workshop, Overnight Yazd. Evening lecture and discussion: Overview of Role of Water in Culture of Iran and ancient Irrigation system of Iran.
|Day 5: Yazd - Isfahan
Drive to Isfahan en-route visit to the desert city of Meybod. Visits to the Narin old caravansary, icehouse (Yakchal), pigeon tower (Kabootar Khaneh), ancient post office (Chapar Khaneh), Proceed to Nain to visit: Nain Jame Masjed (one of the oldest mosques in Iran). Evening arrival in Isfahan. With a
|Day 6: Isfahan
Full-Day city tour of Isfahan visiting the Chehel Sotoun palace, Meidan-e-Imam (Naqsh-e-Jahan Square), Imam Khomeini Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Aliqapu Palace, Qeysariyeh Bazaar, traditional artisan workshops, Overnight Isfahan. Evening lecture and discussion: Overview of "Traditional artisans and handicrafts in Iran"
|Day 7: Isfahan
Visits in Isfahan including Armenian quarter of Jolfa, Vank cathedral, Jame Mosque, Hasht Behesht Palace, Si-o-Se Pol (Allahverdikhan), and Khajoo bridges by day, Overnight Isfahan.
|Day 8: Isfahan - Tehran
Morning drive to Tehran with
|Day 9: Tehran
Full-day city tour of Tehran to visit: Sa'ad Abad Palace Complex, Cinema
|Day 10: Departure
Transfer to the airport for departure flight.