Best of Iran Tour (Quick Comfort)
Day 1 – Pre-hotel reservation
Day 2 - THR/Shiraz
Arrive to Tehran at 01:20am. meet & assist services in transit hall of airport and transfer Hotel. After breakfast Transfer to Mehrabad airport for flight to Shiraz, the city of nightingales, poetry and roses is the center of Fars Province. Fars has had a role of great significance in the Iranian civilization. This province is greatly indebted to the settlement of the Achaemenid and Sassanian dynasties for its glorious cultural heritage. Scattered all over the territory of Fars are monuments materializing the rapid progress of the province in both pre-Islamic and Islamic era.
After check in, nightvisiting from Qoran Gate. Overnight in Parsian hotel-Shiraz.
Day 3 - Shiraz (Persepolis)/Nashshe-e-Rostam/Naghsh-e-Rajab-Shiraz
Excursion to Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid), Necropolis (Naghsh-e-Rostam) .
A visit to the ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis is one of the highlights of any trip to Iran. Persepolis is the best preserved of Persia’s ruined cities and the finest legacy of the great Achaemenid Empire which ruled Persia between 559 and 330 BC. The most impressive features of the ruins are the splendid bas-reliefs, which adorn many of the staircases and palaces on the site and provide a rich treasure house of ancient history.
At Necropolis you will find the tomb of the three powerful Achaemenian Kings carved into huge rocks overlooking one of the oldest Zoroastrian fire temples. Back to Shiraz and visit Narenjestan or Orange Garden built in 1879-1886 as a reception hall for visitors and was also used as the governor’s residence during the late Qajar period and the mausoleum of the famous Iranian poets Saadi & Hafez and its traditional teahouse, Arge Karim Khani. Overnight in Parsian hotel-Shiraz.
Day 4: Isfahan
Morning drive to Isfahan. Isfahan is Iran’s masterpiece, the jewel of ancient Persia and one of the finest cities in the Islamic world. The exquisite blue mosaic tiles of Isfahan’s Islamic buildings, its expansive bazaar and the city’s gorgeous bridges demand as much of your time as you can spare. The history of the city dates back to 2700 years ago. It was the capital of Iran in a number of the post-Islamic periods, but its golden age was during the Safavid dynasty in 17th century. Isfahan with numerous monuments for which it is world-famous has the greatest attractions for tourists. It is really a museum in the open air.
Full day tour of Isfahan magnificent buildings; some of the greatest examples of Islamic architecture including the Royal (Naqsh-e-Jahan) square, the Imam & Sheikh Lotfullah mosques, Ali-Qapu Palace & Bazaar spanning 5 km. Panoramic tour of Isfahan including Si-o-Se & Khaju bridges and a traditional teahouse.Overnights in Aliqapoo hotel -Isfahan.
Day 5: Isfahan
City tour of Isfahan including Chehel Sotun Palace (forty columns) with its beautiful frescos located in a pretty garden. Shah Abbas II originally built it as a pleasure pavilion and reception hall. On to Jame Mosque, a veritable museum of Islamic architecture, displaying styles from the 11th to the 18th centuries. On to Armenian quarter to visit Vank Cathedral, built between 1606 and 1655.
Afternoon free time for bazaar or a visit to shaking Minarets and Fire Temple (bus and guide will be at group disposal). Overnight in Aliqapoo hotel -Isfahan.
Day 6: Isfahan / Kashan / Tehran (450 KM)
Drive to Tehran via Kashan. This attractive small oasis city was once a favourite of Shah Abbas I who beautified it and asked to be buried here. Kashan is also home to some of the best traditional houses such as Brujerdi House (a Samovar merchant), as well as beautiful gardens such as Fin Garden. En route to Kashan we will visit Jame Mosque in Natanz, Overnight Tehran
You can also a visit to Abyaneh village, en route of Isfahan to Kashan . Overnight in Enghelab or Kowsar Hotel -Tehran
Day 7 : Tehran
Tehran is a living and growing capital city and as in the recent two centuries, the most important events in the history of the whole country take place here. Tehran with its numerous museums houses the most important collection of recent and remote Persian art and culture.
A visit to the National Museum of Iran, including prehistoric, historic and Islamic sections. This museum houses a marvellous collection including ceramics, potteries, stone figures and carvings dating from around the 5th millennium BC.
A visit to Ceramic & Glassware Museum (Abgineh) followed by visiting Carpet Museum. By visiting Carpet Museum, you will have access to many of the masterpieces woven in the important carpet-weaving centers of Iran. Afternoon. Airport transfer for departure flight and end of the tour.
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