Meet the guide and transfer to the hotel, O/N stay at the hotel.
Tehran, Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan, Semnan, Damghan, Shahrood, Tehran
Let’s Begin Travel
You will arrive at Imam Khomeini airport .
Visit Iran national museum (Archaeological part only) that displaying an authenticated collection of pre-historic and ancient artifacts ,Abguineh museum or Glassware and ceramic museum of Iran which is located in an elegant early 20th century mansion, and the carpet museum, with persian carpets and rugs. Stroll in Grand bazar Of Tehran specified for tourists for the rest of the day.
Fly to Shiraz
A City tour in Shiraz including: Arg-e Karim Khan ( 18th century citadel), Vakil bazar of Shiraz, Narenjestan Qavam the Qajarian house, the holy shrine of Shah Cheragh, the 19th century Nasir-ol-Molk mosque, Eram garden, the famous persian garden which is registered in UNESCO heritage list. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today we leave the City to continue our trip to Yazd, En route have a short excursion to Perspolise , the ceremonial capital of the achaemenid kings that consists of the palaces of Darius the great, Xerxes and Artaxerxes, and its famous bas-reliefs, depicting kings and courtiers and gift-bearing, plus Naghsh-e Rostam.
Drive 70 kilometer further to Pasargadae, the Mausoleum of Cyrus the great, the founder of persian empire and remains of his several palaces. Continue driving to Yazd , overnight stay in Yazd.
Full day excursion in Yazd, the center for Iran’s small Zoroastrian community, to include one of the two Zoroastrian abandoned Towers of Silence, dating back to the 17 th century, Amir chakhmaq complex and the active Zoroastrian Fire Temple, the fire of which has been burning for about 1500 years. Among Yazd’s Islamic sites is the jame mosque with the highest portal and minarets in Iran. Other notable Islamic monuments in the old Fahadan quarter of Yazd are the Seljuk shrine dedicated to the Twelve Shi’ite Imams; and Zandiyeh Theological School, known as Zendan-e-Eskander or Alexander’s Prison. There are also many beautiful old houses in Yazd, among them the Dowlat-Abad Garden, with an 18th century feudal hexagonal house; overnight stay at the hotel.
Full day city tour in Isfahan, the 17th century capital of the Safavids, referred to as Nesf-e-Jahan (Half of the World) base on Safavid sources, to visit the famous bridges like Shahrestan and Khajou and Sio-se-pol, the Armenian Quarter with several churches, including the important Cathedral of Vank; in the afternoon visit one of the world’s grandest squares, the Naghsh-e-Jahan square, with several sites like Ali-Qapu Palace with its enchanting music rooms and balcony overlooking the Maidan, from where the Safavid Kings watched polo games, and two of Islamic world’s greatest mosques – the Sheikh Lotfollah mosque and the Imam mosque , with magnificent architecture and tile work, finishing with a visit to the Qeisarieh Bazaar with hundreds of shops displaying the arts and handicrafts , overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning, drive to Kashan after some hours distance you will visit Agha bozorg mosque, the masterpiece of architectural art. Then we visit Abbasian historical house, Borujerdiha historical house in sultan Amir Ahmad region, it is 130 years old house which is built in Qajar dynasty and Tabatabaiha historical house which is called as bride of houses in Iran and is registered in national Iranian list.
Fin garden, is a most important attraction in Kashan. It is registered in UNESCO world heritage
list. We visit this anthropology site as the final site there.
After that you will go to visit a 7000 year old hill in Iran ,Tepe Sialk, one of the most important hills in Persia.
Drive to Semnan which was known as Qumis province in ancient era ,then you will transfer to the hotel.
Today you first visit Arg gate , it was built at the time of Bahman mirza Baha al-dowleh son of Fathali shah Qajar , also it has an inscription and a painting of Rostam and white beast battle on the seven-colored tiles, Jame mosque of Semnan is the seconed monument , then you will go to visit an important museum in Semnan pahneh bath house. we go shopping in cross-shaped covered traditional bazar in Semnan. Then we drive to Damghan, an ancient city which was the capital of parthian in arsacid empire. First we go to the site in south of the city to stroll in one of the most important historical hills in Persia plateau , Tepe Hissar with 7000 years old.
In the morning, We will Start the excursion by visiting Tarikhaneh mosque, one of the most important survivor buildings from the first centuries of Islam that was built in 132 century. Jame mosque is another old mosque in Damghan that is worthwhile to visit. After lunch we will leave to see one of the significant monument of Qajar dynasty, Cheshmeh Ali resort, a permanent spring Near Damghan. Fathali shah built a monument at the center of this recreational resort which created a beautiful scene. We drive to Shahrood. Shahrood has become one of the important cities in the historical Qumis province, some experts believe the city has been mentioned in Avestan text. In Shahrood , you will visit the Yaghmaei house, Shahrood museum where archeological finds and antiquities date back to historical eras and items with anthropological significance are on display. the Qajarian bazar of Shahrood are other sight seeings today you will visit. Overnight stay in Shahrood.
Early morning, you will be transferred to the Bastam city, 6 kilometers distance from Shahrood where Bayazid Bastami holy Shrine is located. Bayazid Bastami was a persian sufi master in the 9th century. For his contributions to Sufism. This complex includes several tombs and a mosque. While the structures in this complex date back to the Seljuq, Ilkhanid, Timurid, Safavid and Qajar eras, the Ilkhanid creations stand out because of their brick and tilework.
After that we want to go to Qale now kharaghan county which is located 24 kilometer outside of Shahrood, to visit Mausoleum of 11th century mystic, Sheikh Abu al-Hassan al-Kharaqan who was a renowned Sufi master whose students include Khajeh Abdollah Ansari. Only the mihrab of the mosque stands today. Today the complex includes library and rooms where pilgrims can stay.
Then we Turn back to Tehran and base on your departure you will transfer to the IKA.