SUN & SAND TOUR

14 Nights-15 Days
Category:
  • naz-island
  • sheikh-lotfollah-mosque
  • karimkhan-citadel
  • vakil-mosque
  • persepolis
  • sheikh lotfollah mosque
  • tomb of darius
  • vakil-bazar-shiraz
  • vank-church
  • zendan-eskandar-yazd
  • jame-mosque-isfahan
  • Abyaneh-village
  • Ali qapu
  • ali-ebne-hamze
  • sheikh-lotfollah-mosque
  • jame’-mosque-Isfahan
  • hafez-tomb-shiraz
  • karimkhan-citadel-shiraz
  • pars-museum-shiraz
  • sio-se-pol-isfahan
  • aliqapu-isfahan
  • shah-mosque-isfahan
  • wind-cathcher-yazd
  • yazd-old-city
  • dolatabad-garden-yazd
  • yazd-old-city
  • tower-of-silence-yazd
  • zoreastrian-district-yazd
  • qeshm-setaregan-valley
  • abyaneh-village
  • abyaneh village
  • Tabātabāei-mansion-kashan
  • Fin-Garden-in-Kashan
  • Fin-Bath-kashan
  • Borujerdiha-mansion-kashan
  • borujerdiha-mansion-kashan
  • Sultan-Mir-Ahmad-bath-kashan
  • ameriha-house-kashan
  • hara-qeshm
  • hara-qeshm
  • hara-qeshm
  • hormoz
  • hormoz
  • hormoz
  • hormoz
  • luft-sunset
  • naz
  • hengam
  • hengam

 

 

DEPARTURE Upon Request
BEST TIME Spring and Autumn
STYLE Middle Class
GROUP SIZE Min.2
PRICE This tour is offered at the special price of US$
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT US$
HIGHLIGHTS Tehran, Ahvaz, Shiraz, Qeshm,Naz Island, Chahkooh,Hengam,Luft, Hormoz, Yazd, Isfahan
INCLUDED
17 nights accommodation in 3* hotels Invitation letter for Iran Visa
Professional English speaking guide for whole the trip All the breakfasts
Suitable AC vehicle for whole the trip Bottled water and tea per day
All the airport transfers 3 domestic flights
NOT INCLUDED
International flights Any extra hotel needed
Embassy fees Insurances
Lunches and dinners Entrance fees
Personal expenses such as souvenirs,etc.

Day 1: Arrive Tehran

Day 2: Tehran, Fly to Ahvaz

Day 3: Susa and Shushtar

Day 4: Shiraz

Day 5: Shiraz

Day 6: Fly to Qeshm

Day 7: Qeshm

Day 8: Qeshm

Day 9: Hormoz

Day 10:  Fly to Yazd

Day 11: Yazd

Day 12: Isfahan

Day 13: Isfahan

Day 14: Isfahan 

Day 15: Abyaneh, Kashan, Departure

 

 

Note: visiting museums in Tehran would be possible depending on the day of the week.

 

Day 1: Arrive in Tehran.

Meet the tour guide at the airport and transfer to the hotel.After a short rest see some sites in Tehran.

Tehran, metropolitan city laying on the slopes of the tallest peak Damavand, city of museums , art and beautiful parks.

  • Golestan Palace

The generous Golestan Palace, as a paradise of tiles, mirrors and arts offers you her infinite beauty, attracts you , hypnotize you and immerse you in its profound glamour. Dating back to Qajar period this complex is the best introduction to 18th and 19th century Iran.

  •  Archaeological (national) Museum:

Hosting an immense variety of objects and monuments from ancient and medieval Iran, it is a worth visiting museum in world. It gets you lost in history.

  • Tehran Grand Bazaar

The busiest bazaar in Iran gives you the opportunity to watch thousands of middle class Iranians strolling through the labyrinth of shops, eating local meal, drinking some tea and smoking water pipe.

O/N Tehran


Day 2: Visit Tehran, Fly to Ahvaz in the evening

  • Jewels Museum:

National jewels treasury let your eyes lit up by visiting most dazzling collection of imperial gemstones and jewelry known in the world.

  • Saad Abad

A green massive refreshing patch of natural forest in the very north of Tehran, Saad Abad embraces palaces built during Pahlavi.

O/N Ahvaz


Day 3: Early in the morning drive to Susa, visit Susa and Choghazanbil, drive to Shushtar, pay a visit to Shushtar waterfalls, drive back to Ahvaz in the evening

Susa

An ancient city of Elamite, Achamenian and Parthian  Empires of Iran.

  • Tomb of Daniel

Traditional burial place of the biblical prophet Daniel.

  • Apadana Palace

A palace complex in Susa, capital of Achamenid Empire.

  • Chogha Zanbil and Haft Tapeh

The ancient Elamite Ziggurat to honor the great God Inshushinak.

Shushtar

An ancient city in southwest of Iran known as the pioneer city in water engineering in 200 A.D.

  • Shushtar Water Falls

A UNESCO historical hydraulic system dating back to Sasanid era.

O/N Ahvaz


Day 4: Drive to Shiraz, visit Tang-e-Chogan and Bishapoor en route

  • Bishapoor

Ruins of a very important city build on 226 AD, by the famous Sasanid King Shapur I, showing a combined Persian-Rman architecture and art. Anahita Temple is in the city.

  • Tang-e-Chogan

A valley with 6 Sasanid relief on the side rocks showing King’s triumph and coronation.

O/N Shiraz


Day 5: Visit Shiraz

Known as the cradle of civilization, Shiraz has the best reputation among Iranians. Beautiful gardens, poetry, culture, laid back people living their every moment happy detach you from any stress.

  • Nasir Al Molk Mosque

A Qajar time cozy mosque with its dazzling seven color tiles showing off the unusual pink. The morning light makes astonishing reflection on carpets, passing through the colorful glasses.

  • Naranjestan

The 17th century luxury house with superb mirror work, painting and wood work. It has a beautiful tranquil garden with many fountains in the middle.

  • Zandieh Complex:

Vakil bazaar, Karimkhan Citadel, Vakil mosque and Vakil Bath: simply sophisticated monuments built by the good reputed king Karimkhan in his capital in 1700.

  • Hafez Tomb:

Known as the singing nightingale of Persian poetry, Hafez pushes you into a wonderful state of trance by his unique Ghazzals.

  • Ali-ebne-Hamze Shrine:

The heaven for believers seeking tranquility with the fairy tale tile work.

  • Jahan Nama

The peaceful garden giving you the impression of how famous Persian gardens looked like thousands years ago.

O/N Shiraz


Day 6: An excursion to Persepolis and Necropolis, fly to Qeshm in the evening

  • Persepolis

A massive sophisticated stone structure, built by Darius in518 B.C. as the ceremonial capital of Persian Empire.

  • Necropolis

Impressive hand cut burial caves of Persian legendary kings.

O/N Qeshm


Day 7: Visit Qeshm

  • Naz Island

Walk one kilometer deep into the shallow waters of the island where colorful shells and jellyfishes are waiting touch your feet.

  • Hangam Island

A live Island with very hardworking people where you can see the wonderful attractions such as Dolphins, Iranian Deer, silver beaches, the sunken Portuguese ship and local markets full of local sea foods, shells, etc.

  • ChahKooh

O/N Qeshm


Day 8: Visit Qeshm

Qeshm, the biggest island of Persian Golf with diverse natural landscapes and authentic local culture and food.

  • Stars Valley

The erosion has made labyrinthine formation out of the hills. The locals believe this valley is the result of a meteor hitting the land.

  • Famous Hara forests ( Mangrove forests)

Visit the famous Hara forests where the trees are grown in the salty water and get sunk in the water from tide.

  • Luft

O/N Qeshm


Day 9: Visit Hormoz

O/N Hormoz


Day 10: Fly to Yazd, visit Yazd

  • The old city

The biggest maze of adobe alleys and houses where the life lingers in every corner.

  • Yazd Jame’ Mosque

This 800 years old mosque has got many things to be proud of, the tallest minarets, the completely inlayed portal, the impressive doom and the qanat access stair ways are some examples.

O/N Yazd


Day 11: Continue visiting Yazd

  • Fire Temple

A Zoroastrian ritual place which has inherited a holy flare burning for 1400 years nonstop.

  • Dolat Abad Garden

An ambitious reproduction of paradise in the heart of desert. The mansion has got the tallest Badgir.

  • Dakhme(Towers of Silence)

A very tranquil Zoroastrian  burial site which includes circular platform for exposing the dead to the elements and vultures.

  • Amir Chakhmagh Complex

The most outstanding monument in Yazd. The front portal which holds the rulers’ high seat and facing the gathering square is the prime part of the complex.

  • Zoorkhaneh

The Iranian ancient traditional sport club where the athletes go to get excited by the beautiful drum and workout.

  • Water Museum

A beautiful merchant’s house turned into a museum where some information about the Qanat system is offered.

O/N Yazd


Day 12: Drive to Isfahan, visit Meibod and Naein on the way

Meibod

A Pre-Islamic major desert city near Yazd, home to many important poets, sufis, clergymen and politicians.

  • Narin Castle

Located on the top of Galeen hill, Narin Castle is one of the important relics dating back to 5000 B.C.

  • Ice House

Sophisticated adobe bee hive structure, enjoying very efficient ventilation used as an ice storage.

  • Abbasi Caravanserai

A Safavid time caravanserai that hosts shops and workshops selling and making local handicrafts.

 

      Naein

Famous city best known for camel fabric, silk and wool carpet and desert architecture.

  • Jame’ Mosque of Naein

Visit the 1200 year old Mosque and enjoy some original plaster work and the unique underground prayer hall.

  • Rigareh Watermill

The astonishing 2000 year old architecture masterpiece of Naein. Dug 25 meters deep the mill uses the water from Qanat to work.

O/N Isfahan


Day 13: Isfahan City Tour

With its unrivaled historical monuments, art galleries, handicrafts and beautiful parks Isfahan never fails to attract visitors.

  • Naqshe Jahan square

A characteristic enchanting square that reflects the high end Iranian architecture and art on 16th century.

  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

The unusual family mosque of Shah Abbas that has got the famous peacock tail design dome.

  • Jame’ Abbasi Mosque

The best representative of Islamic architecture due to its impressive tall portal minarets ,the doom and the seven color tiles. The doom is a masterpiece of acoustic.

  • AliQapu, Chehel Sotun and Hasht Behesht

Three representatives of the legendary palaces and gardens of Isfahan.

  • Isfahan Bazaar

Unrivaled center for Iranian traditional crafts and arts.

O/N Isfahan


Day 14: Continue visiting some other sites in Isahan

  • Jame’ Mosque of Isfahan

A gray massive mosque that shows the evolution of Persian Islamic architecture over the past 1200 years. The classic byzantine spirit in the body of a mosque.

  • Vank Church

An Islamized orthodox Armenian church in Isfahan.

  • Historical bridges of Isfahan

Si’o Se Pol and Khaju  are the two famous old bridges of Isfahan that pass over the live giving river.

O/N Isfahan


Day 15: Drive to Kashan, visit Abyaneh en route. Drive to IKA and depart Iran

Abyaneh

A UNESCO recognized village in the vicinity of desert, characterized by a peculiar reddish hue with dwellers who speak, live and dress in the Persian style of Sasanid era.

 

Kashan

A 7000 years old adobe settlement on the Silk Road still standing out in architecture and crafts. Miracle lingers in every corner here.

  • Kashan Historical Mansions

Dating back to Qajar era these houses represent the taste and mastery of desert people in architecture. A desert dream coming true.

  • Fin Garden

Most famous Iranian garden showing the mastery of Iranians over the gardening and water engineering.

  • Kashan Bazaar

A labyrinthine euthanatize bazaar where locals do their shopping. Smell its antiquity.

  • Sultan Amir Ahmad Hammam

A luxury bath built on 1600 with beautiful tiles. Roof top gives a good view of the neighborhood.

 

 

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