Iran- The Silk Road

A 14 day trip to Iran 
Visiting historical and cultural places

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Detailed Itinerary

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Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1

Tehran Arrive in Tehran Airport, greeting & transfer to the hotel. O/N in Tehran.

Day 2

Tehran/ Ahwaz Full day city tour; visit Archaeological Museum where you will visit a collection of the most ancient artifacts related to different periods and different parts of Iran, Glass & Ceramic Museums, where you would visit a great collection of the oldest glassware in Iran. Then transfer to the airport and flight to Ahwaz, O/N in Ahwaz.

Day 3

Ahwaz Drive to Susa visit Apadana Mound, Museum + Daniel Grave, Chogha Zanbil, city of Shushtar with Qajar water Mills, back to Ahwaz, O/N in Ahwaz.

Day 4

Ahwaz/ Shiraz Drive to Shiraz, en route visit Bishapur with ruins of Sassanid Town and Reliefs in Tange Chowgan, arrive in Shiraz, O/N in Shiraz.

Day 5

Shiraz Excursion to Persepolis, the ruins of Achaemenian Palaces and Naghsh-e Rostam, Achaemenian royal cemetery, return to Shiraz, free time at leisure. O/N in Shiraz.

Day 6

Shiraz After breakfast start full day tour in Shiraz including Narenjestan Garden, Nasirol Molk Mosque, one of the most beautiful mosques in Shiraz with nice tile works, Tomb of Hafez & Saadi, the most famous poets in Iran, Qoran Gate, and Bazaar. In the evening visit the Holy Shrine of Shah Cheragh from outside. O/N in Shiraz.

Day 7

Shiraz/ Yazd Full day drive to Yazd, en route visit Pasargade, the Tomb of Cyrus the Great. Continue to Yazd. In Abarqou visit an Old Cypress. Arrive in Yazd and check in the hotel. O/N in Yazd.

Day 8

Yazd Have breakfast and then start full day city tour in old city of Yazd including Jame Mosque with its high minarets, Mir Chaqmaq Complex, Dowlatabad Garden which is famous for its wind towers, Tower of silence the place used by Zoroastrians to put the dead bodies, Zoroastrian Fire Temple where you will visit the oldest burning fire in Iran and Bazaar. O/N in Yazd.

Day 9

Yazd/ Nain/ Isfahan Drive to Isfahan via Na’in, In Nain visit Jame Mosque & the old part to the city and Pir Nia House also in Mohammadieh village visit Weaving-mill, continue to Isfahan, O/N in Isfahan.

Day 10

Isfahan Full day city tour in Isfahan. Visit Imam Square (Ex. Naghshe Jahan Sq.) including Imam & Sheikh Lotfollah Mosques, Ali Qapou Palaces and Chehel Sotun Palace. In the afternoon visit Bazaar, O/N in Isfahan.

Day 11

Isfahan Morning Visit old Friday Mosque, the Armenian Christian Vank Church, Free at leisure and at night stroll among glorious old Bridges in Isfahan. O/N in Isfahan.

Day 12

Isfahan/ Natanz/ Abyaneh/ Tehran Full day drive to Abyaneh village via Natanz where you will visit Jame Mosque, which consists of different buildings related to different eras. Then Continue to Abyaneh and visit this beautiful village Drive to Tehran via Kashan and in Kashan visit Fin Garden. O/N in Tehran.

Day 13

Tehran After having late breakfast start Tehran city tour including Golestan Complex with Ethnological Museum, Garden Hall of Shams-ol-Emareh and Marble Throne Hall, then stroll through Bazaar, O/N in Tehran.

Day 14

Departure Transfer to the International Airport for return flight.