Day 1: Tabriz
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Tabriz
Begin the journey by visiting St. Stephanos Armenian, a UNESCO-listed church at Jolfa, and later visit Eil-Goli Edifice.
Day 3: Tabriz
Visit Blue Mosque, and later visit St. Taduse the other Armenian UNESCO-listed church.
Day 4: Tabriz
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage bazaar of Tabriz, then Drive to Ardabil.
Day 5: Tabriz / Zanjan
Enjoy the Sheikh Safi-OD-Din Mausoleum, the other UNESCO-listed edifice. Later drive to Zanjan.
Day 6: Zanjan
Enjoy visiting Takht-e-Suleiman and Karaftu caves, both rich in history.
Day 7: Zanjan / Hamadan
Visit Soltaniyeh Dome, drive to Hamadan, and have a little rest.
Day 8: Hamadan
Start sightseeing by the tomb of Esther & Mordecai, Baba Taher and Avicenna Mausoleums, Hegmataneh archeological site, Ganjnameh inscription, and waterfall.
Day 9: Hamadan / Kermanshah
Enjoy the inscriptions of Bisotun and Darius. Re-live history by visiting Tagh-e-Bostan and Moaven-Al-Molk edifice.
Day 10: Kermanshah / Dezful
Visit Falak-ol-Aflak castle en route to Dezful.
Day 11: Dezful / Shooshtar
Explore the historical Darius Apadana Palace, Susa Museums, and De Morgan House. Enjoy Haft-Tappeh (Seven Mounds) and UNESCO-listed Chogha-Zanbil, sites full of history.
Day 12: Shooshtar / Ahvaz
Extraordinary Darion Creek, Mizan (Valerian) Dam, Salasel Castle, and UNESCO World Heritage of Shooshtar, a historical hydraulic system.
Day 13: Ahwaz/Shiraz
Travel to Shiraz, one of the most charming cities in the country, and the previous capital of the Sassanid Dynasty. En route, visit Bishapour and Tang Chogan.
Day 14: Shiraz
Visit Karim Khan Citadel, Vakil Mosque, Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, and the tombs of Hafez and Sa’adi.
Day 15: Shiraz
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Persepolis, the ceremonial palace of Darius, UNESCO-listed Pasargadae, Rock tombs of Naqsh-e-Rajab and Naqsh-e-Rostam.
Day 16: Shiraz / Kerman
Drive to Neyriz for a short visit to the Jame mosque, before the afternoon reaches Kerman.
Day 17: Kerman
Explore Bam Citadel, visiting Mahan highlights including, Shazdeh Garden (Prince Garden) as an excellent example of the typical Iranian garden (UNESCO Site) and Shah Nematollah Tomb.
Day 18: Kerman / Mehriz
Enjoy visiting the Bazaar of Kerman Ganjali Khan Karvansara and Bathhouse.
Day 19: Mehriz / Yazd
Visit Jame Mosque, Amir Chakhmagh complex, and the old Zoroastrian Fire Temple, soothing Dolatabad Garden, another UNESCO-listed Persian garden that has one of the tallest Badgirs (Wind tower).
Day 20: Yazd / Isfahan
Visit Naein mosque en route to Isfahan and later explore the city of Isfahan
Day 21: Isfahan
Visit the Baghe-Chehel-sotun UNESCO-listed and cathedral of Vank, enjoying the famous squares, mosques and, bartering at the bazaar. Hang out on the many bridges that make Isfahan unique or shop for an authentic Persian rug.
Day 22: Abyaneh
Take a scenic drive through Natanz, to the mountain village of Abiyane known for having retained its ancient charm, and enjoy a village walk to learn more.
Day 23: Tehran
Visit sights en route to Tehran including Kashan and Qom, back in Tehran visit Imam Khomeini's Shrine.
Day 24: Tehran
Enjoy sightseeing in the busy capital of Iran, Visit Golestan Palace, the National Museum, and the carpet museum.
Depart at any time.
What's Included in the 25-day Persia Tour
- Tourist Vehicle
- All The Excursions
- All Transport Between Destinations & To/From Included Activities
Staff & Experts
- English Speaking Tour Leader Throughout
- Local guide
- Hotel (22 Nights)
- Local House (3 Nights)