The Glory of Persian Nature (13-nights & 14-days) Code 601
Persia enjoys unique landscapes. The Persian nature and its beauty can be good destinations for those seeking unique atmosphere. In this 14-days tour, you can visit Kish, shiraz, yazd, Isfahan, Tehran, Ramsar, Javaherdasht, Masouleh, Kandovan and Tabriz, become familiar with its beautiful sites and also their traditional foods. The transportation includes best quality land vehicles.
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Arrival: Kish International Airport & Departure: Tabriz International Airport
In the first day of this tour and after a short rest in the hotel, you will visit Kish, a tourist resort located in the Persian Gulf. Its Dolphin park is really worth visiting. Another interesting place is Kariz underground city, an incredible city covering about 10,000 m2. It is constructed from an ancient underground aqueduct. At night you will flight to Shiraz.
In the second day of your trip, you can visit one of the most elegant architectural site of Shiraz, Zaniyah Complex containing the Arg, Vakil Bath, Vakil Mosque and Vakil Bazaar. After eating lunch and a short rest, you can visit one of the most beautiful gardens in Shiraz, Ghavam’s house or Naranjestan Ghavam (built between 1879 and 1886), a building full of orange trees.
After breakfast, you can visit one of the most beautiful gardens in Iran, Eram Garden which is the full indicator of Persian Chahar-bagh. Afterwards, you can visit one of the Shirazi family and get acquainted with cooking Kalam Polow, a delicious mixed Persian rice mostly containing cabbage, ground beef, rice, etc. In the afternoon, you will visit Hafeziyeh, the tomb of the biggest Persian mystic and sonneteer born in 8th century and also Saadi, a major Iranian poet and literary man of medival period, famous for his social and moral thoughts.
Early in the morning you can drive to Yazd, the city of wind catchers. En route, yu have an opportunity to visit two Persian ancient glorious sites: Persepolis, the glory of Persian empire and the ceremonial capital of Achaemenid empire founded by Darius (486-522 B. C.); and Necropolis or Naghsh-e-Rustam, another site which belongs to both Achaemenid and Sassanid Periods. It has four large tombs cut into the cliffs. Then continue to reach Yazd.
After breakfast, you can visit some of Yazd’s beautiful ancient sites. The first one is Amir Chakhmaq Complex built in the 15th century. It is famous for its symmetrical sunken alcoves. Then, You can take a glance at the Fire Temple of Zoroastrian built in 1934. Jameh Mosque (12th century) is the next destination. Dowlatabd garden is also one of the greatest place of Yazd; a historic Persian garden built in 1747. It is famous for its highest wind tower in Iran
Early in the morning you will leave Yazd and reach Isfahan, half the world. After a short rest, you can enjoy visiting Naghsh-e-Jahan Square including Qeysarie gate, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu, and Imam Mosque. This historical complex was constructed between 1598 and 1629. Afterwards, you can visit Chehel Sotoun, a place where the ambassadors and dignitaries were welcomed by Shah Abbas II, Safavid King.
Today is at leisure
In the third day of visiting Isfahan, you can visit Armenian Cathedral established in 1606. After visiting historical bridges of Isfahan, you can go to Bird garden, founded in 1990s. It has more than 5000 birds from 130 species belonging to different parts of Iran. At night, you will continue to Tehran by plane.
After breakfast, you can visit Carpet Museum to see Persian arts. After visiting the museum, Golestan Palace, the former royal Qajar complex and the oldest historic monuments in Tehran, will welcome you. In the afternoon, you can visit the sixth-tallest tower in the world, Milad Tower and enjoy its different parts.
Early in the morning, you will continue to Ramsar, the bride of Persian cities, experience the biggest tele-cabin of Iran. En route, you can visit Javaherdasht. Driving to the heart of jungle through the foggy roads, you can reach the high-altitude plain Javaherdasht. A hotel will be booked for you in Ramsar to rest and sleep.
Early in the morning, you can visit a unique village, Masuleh. The buildings built into the mountain and are interconnected. For lunch, you will be invited to one of the family’s house, and get acquainted with cooking Baghala Ghatogh, a traditional food in North of Iran. After that, you will continue to Kandovan.
A full day city tour of Kandovan is waiting for you. You have the opportunity to visit an extraordinary ancient rocky village. The cliff dwellings, still inhabited, excavated inside rocks. They formed by volcanic remains from strong eruptions and dated back to at least 700 years ago. After eating lunch in Kandocan, you will go to Tabriz.
After breakfast, you can visit El Gölü also known as Shah Gölü with its beautiful artificial lake. The afternoon is at leisure.
This is the last day of staying in Iran. You will be transferred to airport to depart.