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8-14 Day Iran Tour Winter Vacation

  • Mid Range Budget
  • Winter Tour
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Duration
10 Days
Tour Type
Group
Age Requirement
5 + years old
Guiding Method
Fully guided

  • Starts
    Ahvaz

  • Ends
    Isfahan

10 Day Iran Tour Winter Vacation is for those travelers who are interested in a culturalhistorical tour, and living traditions and architectural styles. We begin in Ahvaz, visiting three World Cultural Heritages: the ancient city of Susa, Choghazanbil ziggurat, and Shushtar historical Hydraulic System. We then visit the main places in Shiraz, Yazd, and Isfahan, followed by a visit to Abyaneh and Kashan at the end.

  • Ahvaz
  • Day 1 Ahvaz

    After arriving in Ahvaz, you’ll be transferred to the hotel for rest. We’ll start our tour with a visit to the bridges and places connected with the ancient Mandaeism (a gnostic religion), and Moein-o Tojar Caravanserai.

    We also visit the Shadegan Ponds (famous for their flora and fauna), followed by visiting the Minoo Island where you have an opportunity to be introduced to a customary style of life in a Mozif, (a special structure, made altogether out of reed, which belongs to this region and goes back to the ancient times). We’ll return to Ahvaz in the evening.

  • Day 3 Shiraz

    Today, we are going to drive from Ahvaz to Shiraz (563 km), starting our trip through delightful landscapes and multiple climates. It begins from 60 meters above sea level and proceeds to a height of 1,600 meters!

    We’ll have an opportunity to visit the ancient Bishapur City (well-known for its bas-reliefs and the remains of a Sasanian city) and the Anahita Temple (goddess of water).

    A short walk from Tange Chogan, the rocky walls here are home to six large bas-reliefs cut out of limestone. We’ll arrive in Shiraz at night.

  • Day 4 Shiraz

    The full-day tour of Shiraz the city of poets, roses, and love will start with a visit to Arg-e Karim Khan, Vakil Mosque, and Vakil Bazaar. Next, you’ll take a glance at the Nasir Almolk Mosque with its unique stained-glass windows turning the interior of the mosque into an amazing scene of hues.

    We also stroll through Narenjestan Mansion (with a house-museum). In the afternoon we will visit Shah Cheragh Shrine (one of the most venerated religious places in Iran), and the Tomb of Hafez (likely Iran’s most famous and acclaimed poet).

  • Day 5 Yazd

    In the morning we’ll drive to Yazd (500 km) aiming at visiting some major sites on the way. We are going to visit Persepolis which still talks elegantly of the grandeur of the Persian Empire as it was nearly twenty-five centuries ago.

    We then move to Naqsh-e Rustam, one of the most spectacular ancient sites of the Achaemenid Empire (comprising of the huge tombs of Persian kings).  Pasargadae will also be visited. It is the oldest Achaemenid Persian capital and the home to the Tomb of Cyrus the Great. We’ll arrive in Yazd at night.

  • Day 7 Isfahan

    We’ll start our road trip to Isfahan (350 km), visiting the following places on the way: the most sacred Zoroastrian shrine, Chak-Chak, (a gathering place for thousands of Zoroastrians from all over the world); the Caravanserai Complex of Meybod, and Pigeon Tower (an eco-friendly invention); the Narin Historical Castle (built some 2,000 years ago); and the old Jame Mosque of Nain. 

    Arriving in Isfahan in the evening, we’ll stroll through the historical bridges where you have an opportunity to watch the daily life of people from a near distance.

  • Day 8 Isfahan

    Today will be spent with the exploration of the UNESCO World Heritage site Naqsh-e Jahan Square (one of the largest squares in the world displaying an outstanding sample of Iranian/Islamic architecture), the magnificent Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Imam Mosque (an architectural masterpiece), and the eye-catching Ali Qapu Palace.

    In the afternoon we are going to visit the remarkable Chehel Sotoun Palace and Garden. We’ll end our tour by walking through the Persian Bazaar, (an opportunity to expand your insight into Iranian handicrafts and workshops).

  • Day 9 Isfahan

    Our today’s tour includes visiting the UNESCO World Heritage site, Jaame Mosque (an astounding representation of the advancement of mosque architecture over hundreds of years referenced in later periods and districts of the Islamic world as a model for mosque outline).

    Next, we take a look at the delightfully decorated Vank Cathedral (covered with eye-catching paintings and gilded carvings). The elegantly blue and gold painted central dome depicts the Biblical story of the creation of the world and the Fall of Man from Eden).

  • Day 10 Departure

    Today we are driving to Tehran (450km) via Abyaneh and Kashan. The last day of your tour in Iran includes visiting some eye-catching scenes and places on the way to Tehran. The architecturally remarkable village of Abyaneh will be visited at first.

    We then leave Abyaneh to Kashan where you have an opportunity to visit some houses of historical value (Borujerdis HouseAmeri House, and Abbasi House). The delightful Fin Garden will also be visited. In the evening we leave the city to Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport for departure.

  • Isfahan

Whats Included

  • Visa Invitation letter,
  • Group transfers according to the program,
  • hotel with breakfast
  • Transport with a driver air conditioned vehicle
  • professional tour guide
  • Mineral water along the road
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Meals Breakfasts only BB 

Whats Excluded

  • Visa fee
  • Ticket for international flights;
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

Whats Optional Addons

  • Breakfasts and lunches HB/ Breakfasts and lunches and dinners FB
  • Tip to the guide , driver , porters and waiters

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