North to South of Iran (12 days)

Cities: Tehran, Qazvin, Rasht, Ardebil, Tabriz, Shiraz, Isfahan

Visiting the best of Iran on this trip.
Start from Tehran, the modern capital of Persia by covering National Archeological Museum of Iran, UNESCO world heritage site of Golestan Palace, Carpet museum,
UNESCO world heritage sites of Naghshe-e-Jahan, Historical bridges and Armenian Cathedral in Isfahan,
Travel to the legendary city of Persepolis and, Beautiful Mosques, Persian Gardens and many others in Shiraz , Well preserved city of Tabriz the wonderful city of culture and Art to visit the Bazaar of Tabriz, It is one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world.

  • One Person
    1980 €
  • 2 persons
    1345 € (each one)
  • More than 2 persons
    1090 € (each one)
  • Children Between 2 to 10 years
    30% discount
  • Children less than 2 years
    70% discount
  • Group Size
    Minimum: 1 | maximum: no limit
INCLUSIONS:
  • Private airport transfer
  • Hotel accommodation in 4&5 star hotels (B&B)
  • Dedicated A/C vehicle for all transports
  • Domestic flight (Tabriz to Shiraz) & (Isfahan to Tehran)
  • All mentioned sightseeing
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide
  • Visa support and reference code
  • Refreshment
  • Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner at the best restaurants
  • Entrance fees
DESCRIPTION:

If you would like to book this tour, please submit a query on the bottom of this page. We will then contact you with more details about how to complete your booking.

Payments will be in cash on along the tour program, No pre-payment is needed.

Just prepare a 2 way flight ticket and we will welcome you at the airport to start the tour program.

Tour Program

Day 1 – Tehran

Arriving in IKA airport, you are welcomed and assisted by our representative to transfer to your hotel to get ready for a week of adventure in the land of Persia. Depending on your arrival time, a short evening sightseeing in Tehran could be arranged so that you can have a glance at this metropolis of modernity and history at night.

Day 2 – Tehran

After breakfast we will go on for visiting Capital of Iran, Tehran.
First, we start a walking tour through old Gate of Tehran, visiting The National Archeological Museum, Golestan Palace. after lunch we will visit the unique jewelry collection at the National Treasury Museum, then getting familiar with Persian carpet in Carpet museum, for end up our day we will take a rest in the artists’ house of Iran.

Day 3 – Tehran & Ghazvin

Drive to Qazvin the second capital of Safavid dynasty and passing the Alamut Mountains in the southern side of Alborz Chain Mountain to reach one of the most mystic castles of the ancient world, Assassins castle. Sleep overnight in Qazvin city in Behrouzi historical houses of Qazvin that it turns to boutique hotel lately.

Day 4 – Ghazvin & Rasht & Anzali

After breakfast we will go on for visiting Qazvin city the second capital of Safavid, first by visiting Chehel-sotun palace and calligraphy museum, the third smallest church in the world, Hakim cistern which is the biggest in Iran, Aminiha historical houses and well preserved Caravanserai of Sa’d al-Saltaneh. Then drive to Rasht the center of Gilan province watching this beautiful city, and sleep overnight beside the Caspian Sea at Anzali city.

Day 5 – Masouleh

Rudkhan Castle is a brick and stone medieval fortress in Iran that was built by the Gilaks to defend against the invaders during the Sassanian era. after visiting this castle, heading toward Masouleh village, its famous because of its unique architecture. Visiting Masouleh village and sleep overnight in this beautiful village in heart of Hyrcanian forests.

Day 6 – Ardebil & Sarein

Leave Masuleh toward Ardebil to visit the Estrogen fish breeding farm to find out how to produce Iranian first class Kaviar, then heading toward Ardebil crossing through Heyran road to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble. Sleep overnight in Sarein and relax in several hot spring waters of the city.

Day 7 – Tabriz

Today we will leave Sarein toward Kandovan Village, This village exemplifies manmade cliff dwellings which are still inhabited. The troglodyte homes, excavated inside volcanic rocks. Then drive to Tabriz to visit the Bazaar of Tabriz, It is one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world. It is one of Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Sleep overnight in Tabriz.

Day 8 – Tabriz & Shiraz

Today we have a Tabriz city tour, get ready to visit Blue Mosque, Partially-reconstructed 15th-century mosque adorned with intricate, colorful tiles & calligraphy. Next door is the Azerbaijan Museum, where you have the chance to see a vast collection of artifacts spanning millennia of human history and culture in the region. Visit Arg-e Alishah, an imposing but unfinished 14th-century monument that later served as a military fortress during the Russo-Persian Wars of the 19th century.
At evening, Flight to Shiraz, sleep overnight in Shiraz.

Day 9 – Shiraz

First day of Shiraz city will start by visiting residential palace of Zand dynasty, “Karimkhani Complex”. We keep visiting the old part of Shiraz continued by Vakil complex comprising of Vakil Mosque, Bazaar and Bathhouse then visiting pink mosque of Nasir-al-Mulk. After lunch walking at one of the marvelous Persian Gardens of Iran, “ Eram Garden. Next we visit the tomb of famous poet, “ Sa’adi.

Day 10 – Shiraz & Isfahan

This morning we leave Shiraz toward Isfahan, en-route first we will visit the most magnificent city of ancient world, Persepolis. Then ancient Necropolis of Naqsh-e Rustam and Pasargad where we find the tomb of Cyrus the great and remains of Achaemenian palaces and edifices.
Stay overnight at hotel in Isfahan.

Day 11 – Isfahan

After breakfast, we start our day city tour of Isfahan by visiting UNESCO world heritage site of Naghsh-e-Jahan square which is officially center of the old city during Safavid dynasty. In the Square first we will visit Imam Mosque (Royal Mosque), then visiting Aliqapoo royal palace of Safavid kings, where they used to see the polo games and ceremonies. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque (or Ladies Mosque) is located on the opposite side of the square and is visited next.

We will stroll through the traditional bazaar surrounding the square, after lunch visiting Qeysarieh bazaar. You have free time in afternoon. At night we will go beside the Zayandehroud river to walking along the river and visiting Siosepol (33 arch) and Khajou bridge.

Day 12 – Isfahan & Tehran

We will start another day in Isfahan to visit Friday mosque and Vank Cathedral, Menar-Jonban the unique tower in the world that moves and vibrates without collapsing!
Afternoon we fly toward Tehran ending up our travel by transferring you toward IKA airport for departure flight.

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