Our trip will start in Tehran. After resting at the hotel, we will visit the Saad Abad Palace in the morning. Then we will go to the mountainous area of Tehran, Darband, where we will take a walk.
We will leave the hotel in the early morning to Kashan (250 km). Upon arrival in Kashan, we will visit highlights of the city such as the Persian Garden of Fin and some of the city's historic mansions. After lunch we will go to Isfahan, one of the most beautiful cities in Iran (220 km from Kashan).
We will visit the first declared World Heritage Site: the Naqsh-e Jahan Square surrounded by four outstanding points such as: the Imam Mosque, the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, the Ali Qapu Palace and the Grand Bazaar.
After eating near one of the largest squares in the world, we will head to Hasht Behesht and Chehel Sotun Palace.
On our second day in Isfahan, we will visit the Church of Vank, Menar Jonban and the two most historic bridges: Si-o Se Pol and Khaju. Then it will be time to visit the Mosque of Friday (Jame) of Isfahan, an impressive example of the evolution of the architecture of mosques in more than twelve centuries in Iran.
Today we will continue our journey to one of the most fascinating cities in Iran, Shiraz (480 km). Pasargad, the second enclave declared as World Heritage Site, will cross in our path, as well as the remains of the first Persian garden and the tomb of the most important king of ancient Iran, Cyrus the Great. After lunch, we will return to the hotel preparing to start two amazing days in Shiraz in the morning.
On our first Day in Shiraz we will visit the third place declared World Heritage Site, Persepolis (60 km from Shiraz). The ruins of a glorious monument of the ancient civilization of Persia with a total area of 125,000 square meters. After having lunch and visiting the Naqsh-e Rostam Reliefs, we will visit the Quran Gate, before returning to our hotel in Shiraz.
This second day in Shiraz, we will visit the Karimkhan Citadel and the Vakil Historical Complex, with its bath, mosque and bazaar. We will enjoy our food in the heart of the city, then we will go to the Garden of Narenjestan-e Qavam, the Mosque of Nasir Al-Molk and the Tomb of Hafez.
Today we will leave Shiraz to go to Ahvaz (540 km). We will arrive at the hotel in the afternoon, while we will have enough time to rest and give a walk around the city.
In our only day in the province of Khuzestan, we will visit three enclaves declared World Heritage by UNESCO: the city of Susa (120 km) and visit the Haft Tappeh Museum, then we will go to Choqazanbil and finally to Shushtar (95 km from Ahvaz), where we will visit its amazing and historic hydraulic system.
In the morning we will depart from Ahvaz to Kermanshah (470 km) with a short stop at Dezful, where we will eat and visit highlights, such as a Sassanian bridge from the year 400, crossing the River Dez.
To visit another point declared a World Heritage Site, we will go to the Bisotun Complex (45 km) and visit its magnificent mythical reliefs. Then we will return to Kermanshah to see the area of Taq-e Bostan, with a world-famous relief, as well as Tekyeh Mo'avenol Molk.
Our trip will continue towards Hamedan. On our way we will visit the Temple of Anahita. We will reach the city at midday (185 km), where we will have plenty of time to visit the Tomb of Baba Taher, the inscription of Ganjnameh (treasure book), the Archaeological Complex of Hegmataneh (Ecbatana) and enjoy an excellent meal.
Today we will visit the Alavian Dome of the Seljuk dynasty and the Tomb of Avicenna, considered one of the most important philosophers, writers and sages of the Golden Age of Islam. In the afternoon we will visit the Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, the most important place of pilgrimage for Jews in Iran.
We will leave Hamedan towards Zanjan (300 km) through a beautiful road and on our way we will visit the biggest brick dome of its time, the Dome of Soltanieh. After lunch we will continue towards Zanjan.
Today we will visit an archaeological and spiritual symbol of Iran. In a combination of nature and architecture, Takht-e Soleyman has been home to many Zoroastrian temples throughout different dynasties.
We will leave the hotel in the morning to Tabriz (470 km). After resting in the hotel we will go to Kandovan (55 km from Tabriz), a rocky village still inhabited by people for about 6,000 years, excavated inside the volcanic rocks.
In the last days of our trip, we will visit highlights of the city, such as two places declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. We will visit the Tabriz Historical Bazaar, which is one of the most complete examples of traditional trade and the cultural system of Iran. Then we will visit the Museum of the Constitutional Revolution, the Museum of Azerbaijan, the Archaeological Museum of the Iron Age and the Kabud Mosque (Blue). Then we will go around the artificial lake in the afternoon and observe the life of the local people.
After breakfast at the hotel we will go to the northwest corner of the country, Jolfa (140 km from Tabriz) to visit the Armenian Monasteries of Iran, consisting of three buildings of the seventh century: Saint Thaddeus, Saint Esteban and the Chapel of Dzordzor. Later we will return to the hotel and prepare our bags to leave Tabriz in the morning.
Our flight to Tehran will depart in the morning (1 h, 10 m). After arrival at the hotel in Tehran, we will be plenty of free time so that we by ourselves can go trought the streets of the capital of the country before enjoying our farewell dinner in a traditional Iranian restaurant.
This will be the last day of our trip. To discover more about the history of the capital of Iran, we will visit highlights of the city such as the Golestan Palace, the National Museum of Iran and the Museum of Jewels.
At last it will be time to say goodbye to Iran. So in the early morning we will be transferred to the airport to catch our flight back home.