SIC, Classic Iran

Travel Experience

Travel Experience  During this 7-day Iran round trip, you’ll have the chance to stroll through the most important historical events of the country since the Persian Empire era to the present day. We start the Journey from Tehran and end it up at Shiraz. Besides learning about history and culture, you’ll find the chance to understand the life style, people, cuisine, and the daily habits of the locals.

Duration:  7 Days 6 Nights

Type: Cultural

Accommodation: 

TEHRAN (1 nights)

ISFAHAN  (2 night)

YAZD  (2 night)

SHIRAZ (2 night)

Day 1

Upon your arrival at Tehran International airport, our representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel. Then you will have time to take rest, before exploring the cradle of civilization. Our first day in Tehran includes some real experience of Persian life. We will enjoy ourselves while visiting Golestan Palace (WHS), the glory and perfection in design, and then we will experience Metro of Tehran for one stop only. After that, we will walk around old area of Tehran from Arsenal Gate that is now a Metro Gate to the Gate of National Garden, a historical and government compound to reach The Archeological section of theNational Museum of Iran that holds an incredibly wide range of pre-Islamic remaining works. After a short break, we can garniture your eyes by visiting Treasury of National Jewels Museum. Here is the most dazzling collection of gemstones and jewelry known in the world. 

Day 2

Early in the morning, we depart from Tehran towards Isfahan with a stop at Kashan to visit the main highlights of the city including Fin garden with its old trees singing the life song and telling us the stories of last 200 years, Sialk hill as the remains of the ancient civilization of the area, and Boroujerdis’ historical mansion. After finishing the city tour of Kashan, we continue driving to Isfahan. Upon arrival, you would be transferred to the hotel to take some rest.

Day 3

Today, we take a city tour of Isfahan to visit the main highlights of the city including Naghsh-e Jahan square, Shah (Imam) mosque, Sheykh Lotfollah mosque, and Ali Qapou palace. After the visits to the marvelous Naghsh-e Jahan complex as the 3rd biggest square around the globe, you’ll have some free time at bazaar to enjoy the Symphony of coppersmiths and horsebells. Later we’ll pay a visit to a carpet weaving workshop to learn how a persian carpet is woven. The tour continues with a visit to the Vank cathedral and the Armenian corner in Jolfa district. At the end, we’ll visit the historical bridges of Sio-Se Pol and Pol-e Khajou enableing Isfahani citizens cross the famous Zayande river on top, and spend their eves singing together beneath the bridges.

Day 4

Early in the morning, we depart from Isfahan to Yazd driving through the central desert of Iran. Through the way, we’ll have a stop at Meybod to learn about the desert urben architecture and life style by visiting the main highlights of the city including the caravanserai, great citadel of Meybod as the heart of the old city, mud-brick made ice supply, and the pigeon tower. Afterwards, we continue driving to Yazd and check in to the hotel upon arrival to the city. You have some time at your own leisure to take some rest and to get prepared for tomorrow’s tour.

Day 5

During today’s city tour of Yazd, we are going to learn about the Zoroastrians’, Muslims’ and on top of all, the desert people’s life style, beliefs and traditions. We start our day by a visit to Dakhme (towers of silence) as a Zoroastrian ancient grave yard and then we go to the Zoroastrian fire temple. The tour continues by a visit to the Kabir Jami mosque and Fahadan neighborhood as the old town. The tour continues with a visit to Amirchakhmaq square and the water museum. the last visit of the day would be Dowlat Abad garden and then we turn back to hotel to get some rest. 

Day 6

 Early in the morning, after checking out the hotel, we depart towards Shiraz with a stop at Persepolis to visit the remains of the ceremonial palaces of the Persian Empire to understand their way of life, and their politics to rule almost half of the world.  Now is the time to continue the tour with a visit to the Rock tombs of the Persian emperors besides the Sassanid reliefs at Naghsh-e Rostam. Afterwards, we continue driving to Yazd with another stop at Pasargadae to visit the tomb of Cyrus the great, the founder of Achaemenes empire and the author to the first human rights law. Upon arrival to Shiraz, you would be transferred to hotel to take some rest.

Day 7

 A full day city tour of Shiraz is arrange to visit the main highlights of the city including, Nasirol Molk mosque, also famous as the pink mosque because of the pink tiles used to decorate its walls, Citadel of Karimkhan Zand, Vakil Bathhouse, Vakil Bazaar, as parts of the royal complex of Zand, Eram bothanical Garden and the Mausoleum of Hafiz, the great 15th century Shirazi Poet to learn about his ideas about life, and love. At the end, you’ll visit Shah Cheragh shrine to learn about the Shia Muslim beliefs and then you would be transferred to the airport. Now is the farewell time, and we hope you leave Iran with a bunch of good memories. Have a safe flight back home.  

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