20Days: Tehran-Gazorkhan-Masooleh-Ardabil-Sarein-Kaleybar-Julfa-Tabriz-Zanjan-Hamadan-Esfahan- Shiraz-Yazd-Abyaneh-Kashan-Tehran.
1st Day: Arrival in Tehran
Arriving in Tehran Airport, you are welcomed and assisted by our representative and will be transferred to your hotel. O/N Tehran. (Depends on your arrival time).
2nd Day: Tehran
Full day city tour visiting Archaeological & Islamic Art Museums, the finest museum in Iran which covers all periods and artifacts from the major sites in the country, visit Golestan Palace, and also Grand Bazaar of Tehran, after lunch visit the Jewel Museum. O/N Tehran.
3rd Day: Tehran-Qazvin-Alamut
Drive to Ghazvin Alamut Valley en route visiting the Evan lake. Continue to Gazorkhan village, visit the historical castle of Alamut, which is the unique memory of the God of Alamut (Hasan Sabbah). O/N Gazorkhan.
< 4th Day: Alamut-Masooleh
In the morning after breakfast depart for Masooleh visit Masoleh historical village, Its architecture is one of the inquests in the world which is registered in UNESCO, Masooleh architecture is unique. and be accommodated in one of the memorable traditional house of the north of Iran in the village. O/N Masooleh.
5th Day: Masooleh-Ardabil
You will depart for Ardabil, en route we will visit the port of Astara, There is also a city with this name just on the opposite side of the border, within the Republic of Azerbaijan. Its history dates back to 6,000 years ago. Your tour will be continued through Heiran Strait where you can visit one of the best Iran landscapes. O/N Ardabil.
6th Day: Ardabil-Sarein
You will visit in Ardebil the mausoleum of Sheikh Safi-ad-Din-e-Ardabili. It is an impressive ancient monument, comprising the following components: the mausoleums of Sheikh Safi and Shah Isma’il, Chini khaneh (meaning the house of chinaware), a mosque, Jannat Sara (meaning the house of paradise), Khanaqah (the house of Dervishes), Cheragh Khaneh (the house of lamps), Shahid khaneh (the house of martyrs) and Chelleh Khaneh (the place where devotees shut themselves up during the forty days of lenth), then drive to Sarein. O/N Sarein.
7th Day: Sarein-Kaleybar
Move toward Kaleyber en route you will go through Sarab town you will also see Sahand mountains. It is one of the highest mountains in Iranian Azerbaijan. The Sahand mountains are directly south of Tabriz, the highest peak of which at an altitude of 3,750 m. This evening is free at your leisure. O/N Kaleyber.
8th Day: Kaleybar-Julfa
You will visit the ancient churches in Kaleybar be awe-inspired by the citadel of Babak-e-khoramdin and last but not least you will get a rare opportunity to explore Mazdakian culture. Take a trip to the historical border city of Julfa which is located near the Aras River and the fascinating forests of Arasbaran, Julfa is the stronghold of the Armenian Christians who possess a rich and unique culture of their own. O/N Julfa.
9th Day: Julfa-Tabriz
In the morning after breakfast drive to Tabriz there we visit the impressive tomb of Shahriar, the most famous Persian and Azeri poet, you will also visit the exotic bazaar with an interesting array of ethnic crafts on sale. See the exquisite Jameh and Kabood Mosques and explore the interesting collections of the Azerbaijan and Constitution Revolution Museums. O/N Tabriz.
10th Day: Tabriz-Zanjan-
Morning after breakfast drive to Zanjan, there we visit the Gonbad-e Sultanieh dome which is one of the most magnificent monuments used to be the capital of Ilkhanid. In 2005, UNESCO listed Soltaniyeh as one of the World Heritage Sites. In the evening you will visit Ganjnameh that hosts 2 Achaemenian, recognized by UNESCO. O/N Zanjan.
11th Day: Zanjan-Hamadan
Drive to Hamadan en route visit one of the unique phenomena in the world, Ali sadr Cave, which is one of the biggest water caves. The cave was originally discovered during the reign of Darius I (521-485 BC) which can be verified by an old inscription at the entrance of the tunnel. However, the knowledge of the existence of the tunnel was lost, and only rediscovered in 1978 when a local shepherd followed the tunnel searching for water and a lost goat. O/N Hamadan.
12th Day: Hamadan
Hamadan is believed to be the oldest Iranian cities and one of the oldest in the world. Tour the mausoleums of the philosopher/ mathematician Ibn Sina (Avicenna), and Baba Taher. Also visit the Shir-e Sangi (the Stone Lion) resting in the central square. The Dervish Monastery of Gonbad-e-Alavian , shrine of Esther & Mordecai, the most important Jewish pilgrimage site in Iran. O/N Hamadan.
13th Day: Hamadan-Esfahan
In the morning drive from Hamedan to Esfahan and visit the attractions of the route. O/N Esfahan.
14th Day: Esfahan
Full Day Sightseeing of Esfahan: Hasht Behest Palace, Julfa Vank Church, Imam Square including Imam Mosque, Ali Qapou palace, Shaik Lutfullah mosque, old Bazaar, Chel Sotoon Palace, Famous Bridges over Zayandeh Rood, O/N Esfahan.
15th Day: Esfahan-Shiraz
In the morning after breakfast drive from Esfahan to Shiraz en route visit Pasargade the Tomb of Cyrus the Great, Naghsh-e Rostam, Achaemenian royal cemetery Rock-Tombs, Sassanian Bas-reliefs and Kaaba-e- Zardusht, standing ruins and extensive Bas-reliefs., continue to Shiraz, O/N Shiraz.
16th Day: Shiraz
Full Day Sightseeing of Shiraz: The city of Nightingales and Flowers, Visit Arg e Karim Khan Zand Palace, Pars Museum, Vakil Complex,(Vakil Mosque, Vakil Hamam, Vakil Bazaar), The Tomb of Hafez, the Darvazeh Quran, and visit marvel at mirror decoration of Ali ebne Hamze Holy Shrine O/N Shiraz.
17th Day: Shiraz-Yazd
Drive from Shiraz to Yazd en route visit the most magnificent city of the ancient world, Persepolis, which is registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during Achemaenian era. The site, 125,000 sq. m. in area is composed of various reception halls and palaces, private palaces, royal treasury and fortifications. Continue to Abarkuh. In Abarkuh visit a 4000 years old Cypress tree, drive to Yazd O/N Yazd.
18th Day: Yazd
Full day city tour visiting Alexender prison, Lari house, 12 Imam tomb, old city streets, Jame mosque, Seyed Roknadin, Water Museum, Amirchamaq complex, Hamam-e-khan old Bazar Fire Temple, Tower of Silence. O/N Yazd.
19th Day: Yazd-Abyaneh-Kashan
After breakfast drive to Abyaneh, Today you will visit the UNESCO recognized village of Abyaneh, located at the foot of Mount Karkas and in the vicinity of desert. Appreciate the serenity of this quaint village with its splendid archaeology and meet the dwellers who speak, live and dress in the original Persian style. Drive to Kashan O/N Kashan.
20th Day: Kashan-Tehran
Half day tour in Kashan, visit the Hostorical Brugerde house, Ameereyah house, Tabatabae house, Fin Garden, drive from Kashan to Tehran international airport (IKA) for your return flight. (Depends on your departure time).