18 days iran tour itinerary

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Tehran car Anzali car Masuleh plane Yazd car Kerman car Shiraz car Isfahan car Tehran

Our tour starts in Tehran where we visit a few interesting museums. Then we head to the Caspian Sea and we visit the coast of Bandar-e Anzali and the mountain village of Masuleh. We fly to the desert city of Yazd. This city is famous for its wind towers and silk textiles. We will visit Shiraz, This city is an important medieval city and used to be the capital of several Islamic dynasties in the past. Visiting the ruins of Persepolis which is one of Iran's most famous archaeological site. In Isfahan we visit Imam Square with Islamic architecture decorated with pale blue tiles.

Highlights: Museum of Reza Abbasi located in Tehranm, Golestan Palace which is a UNESCO- listed site where we can see decorative arts tracing back to the evolution of Iran and a yellow marble throne, located in Tehran. the Zoroastrian Fire Temple in Yazd which dates back to the 5th century, Towers of Silence, Shiraz; "City of Roses and Nightingales, Tomb of Hafez; Iran's famous poet, Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan which is a UNESCO-listed site and is among the world's most beautiful square. AliQapu Palace which is a gateway to the other royal palaces

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Days 1-5: Tehran, Bandar-e Anzali, Masuleh
Our tour starts in Tehran where we visit a few interesting museums. Then we head to the Caspian Sea and we visit the coast of Bandar-e Anzali and the mountain village of Masuleh located on the side of a steep hill. The houses located in Masuleh have unique architectures; the rooftop of the houses serve as the yard of the houses above them.
Highlights: Museum of Reza Abbasi located in Tehran
Golestan Palace which is a UNESCO- listed site where we can see decorative arts tracing back to the evolution of Iran and a yellow marble throne, located in Tehran.

Days 6-9: Yazd, Kerman, Rayen, Mahan
We fly to the desert city of Yazd. This city is famous for its wind towers and silk textiles. Then we drive to Kerman and Rayen where we visit the ancient Citadel of Rayen. Afterward, we head to Mahan and visit the UNESCO-listed Shazdeh (Prince) Garden. This beautiful garden is perhaps one of ten true Persian gardens located in Iran.
    Highlights: the Zoroastrian Fire Temple in Yazd which dates back to the 5th century, Towers of Silence

Days 10-14: Shiraz, Persepolis, Firuzabad, Kazerun, Yasuj
We drive to Shiraz. This city is an important medieval city and used to be the capital of several Islamic dynasties in the past. We spend a day visiting the ruins of Persepolis which is one of Iran's most famous archaeological site. The building of Persepolis started in the 5th century by the permission of Darius I. This monument has a unique architecture. Then we head to Firuzabad and explore the winter quarters of the Qashqai tribe.  We drive on the mountainous road to Kazerun and visit the remains of the old city of Bishapur and its valuable palace.
    Highlights: Shiraz; "City of Roses and Nightingales,
                        Tomb of Hafez; Iran's famous poet

Days 15-16: Isfahan
In Isfahan we visit Imam Square with Islamic architecture decorated with pale blue tiles. This ensemble was built by Shah Abbas the Great in the early 17th century. Then we head to the covered Grand Bazaar filled with jewelries, enamelware, carpets, beaten copper, spices, silks and block-printed textiles.
   Highlights: Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan which is a UNESCO-listed site and is among the world's most beautiful square.
AliQapu Palace which is a gateway to the other royal palaces

Days 17-18: Tehran
We return to Tehran and a farewell dinner is planned for you.

 

 

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