Best Persepolis Tour Packages: Plus Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis & Pasargadae
Everything you’ve discovered about the glory of ancient Persia in museums, books and history lessons comes to life in the treasures Achaemenid kings left near Shiraz. These 2500-year-old gems are on top of the list among Iran’s ABSOLUTE must-sees. Imagine walking in the footsteps of some of history’s grandest names: Cyrus the Great, Darius the Great, and Xerxes I. Find the remains of their imperial palaces in Persepolis and Pasargadae (both UNESCO World Heritages). And get impressed by the majesty of their cliff tombs in Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis. Pick from our variety of Persepolis Tours & Packages (mixing Pasargadae, Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis & Persepolis) and spice up your excursions with adorable adventures in rural, nomadic, and ancient Persian cultures.
- 1 Best Persepolis Tour Packages: Plus Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis & Pasargadae
- 2 Our Persepolis Tours & Necropolis Tours at a Glance
- 3 Persepolis Tours & Necropolis Tours
- 4 Tailor-Made Persepolis Tours
- 5 Which Persepolis and Necropolis Tour to Join
- 6 The Achaemenid Treasures You Can Check Out
- 7 The Best Season for Persepolis Tours
- 8 FAQs about Persepolis Tour Packages
- 9 Good to Know Before Your Persepolis Tour
Our Persepolis Tours & Necropolis Tours at a Glance
The Unrivaled Guides
Experienced, knowledgeable, and passionate guides can definitely bring Iran’s iconic sights into life for you and make your historical adventure more enriching.
The Tailor-Made Options
Have a special plan for visiting the Achaemenid treasures or like to mix them with other sites or experiences? Let’s create your plan together!
The Variety and Cultural Seasonings
Our diverse mixtures of Persepolis, Necropolis, and Pasargadae are spiced up with adorable and rare experiences in local, nomadic, and ancient Persian culture.
Persepolis Tours & Necropolis Tours
Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis, and Pasargadae are probably Iran’s most treasured heritages. That’s why we have crafted a diversity of Persepolis day trips that include at least one them. Some of these trips are spiced up with unforgettable rural, nomadic, and ancient Persian cultural experiences. You can also check out these jewels on your way to other cities like Yazd, Isfahan, and Kerman.
Tailor-Made Persepolis Tours
We have done our best to consider both your various tastes and Iran’s immense potentials to craft the best possible Persepolis, Necropolis & Pasargadae trips for you. Yet, if you’d like your trip to be different in any way or in any other corner of Iran, we will be more than happy to help you create it.
Which Persepolis and Necropolis Tour to Join
With various blends of attractions, each of our Persepolis Tours gives you a different taste of Iran. So the perfect package for you depends on your taste and interests, and the time of your trip. If you are only interested in checking out the legacies of Achaemenid Empire, our Persepolis Tours (Pasargadae, Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis & Persepolis) is the right pick for you. But if you are also into local dishes, local festivals, and rural, nomadic and ancient Persian charms, the ones that include cultural adventures will fascinate you.
The Achaemenid Treasures You Can Check Out
The glory of the ancient world comes to life in the ruins of the royal complex of Persepolis (or Takht-e Jamshid). This 2500-year-old UNESCO World Heritage used to be one of the six capitals of the Empire that ruled over half of the known world: the Achaemenid. This iconic sight is Iran’s most important historical treasure and an absolute must-see for anyone who visits the country.
Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis
Another priceless memento of the ancient civilization of Persia is Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis. This elegantly carved cliff includes tombs of great kings, rock reliefs portraying imperial scenes, and inscriptions that shed light on ancient history. Check this amazing archaeological collection out beside your Persepolis tour to discover the artistry and sophistication of its creators.
Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis
Another priceless memento of the ancient civilization of Persia is Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis. This elegantly carved cliff includes tombs of great kings, rock reliefs portraying imperial scenes, and inscriptions that shed light on ancient history. Check this amazing archaeological collection out to discover the artistry and sophistication of its creators.
Pasargadae (UNESCO Persian Garden)
Pasargadae was the first Persian Garden and the first capital of Cyrus the Great, the greatest emperor of the classical world! The royal complex of Pasargadae (UNESCO) is a testimony to the majesty of Persian culture and civilization. The modest monument in which Cyrus the Great is eternally resting is now the highlight of the complex and a hotspot on Persepolis tours.
The Best Season for Persepolis Tours
Like its nearby city of Shiraz, Persepolis is possible to visit all year round. Summers could be too hot and you might get a sunburn. But fall and early spring are the best time for a tour of Persepolis, Necropolis and Pasargadae.
FAQs about Persepolis Tour Packages
Is the entrance fee included in my Persepolis tour package?
Yes, according to the itinerary, all entrance fees are included.
Does my Persepolis and Necropolis tour include a guide?
Yes again! Your Persepolis & Necropolis Tour is led by an experienced local guide from Shiraz.
How long does my Persepolis tour take?
Depending on the tour you pick and what experiences it includes, your Persepolis, Necropolis, and Pasargadae tour can take from a few hours to one or two days.
Where does the Persepolis Tour start?
Shiraz! You’ll join us in Shiraz and we’ll drop you off in Shiraz again after the tour.
How much physical activity is included in my Persepolis tour?
Persepolis and Necropolis tours are not challenging. They only include light walking, and climbing a few flights of stairs.
Can I check out these attractions on my way from Shiraz to Yazd, Isfahan, or Kerman?
Why not? Simply join our Shiraz to Yazd, Shiraz to Isfahan, or Shiraz to Kerman On the Road Tours and make your road trips more interesting with these ancient gems.
Can I have these Persepolis tours in a language except for English?
We can offer you Persepolis and necropolis tours in any language you prefer.
Good to Know Before Your Persepolis Tour
If you like to find out the secrets of these ancient sights, their amazing history, their charming stories, their architecture, and more, come in!
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Persepolis is brilliant! The architecture shows how glorious Iran has ever been.
Dear Rajiv, indeed I agree. Thanks for sharing!
Hi. Is there a traditional restaurant or something close to these?
Hi dear Li. Yes, Of course. There are many options for our dear tourists.
Hi dears, I’m aware that visiting inside all the palaces is not possible. Is there any way for me to do that? Something like an official permition from somewhere. Thanks in advance.
Greetings. I hope you’re fine dear Gabi. It has a complicated process; anyway, send us an email with more details about your request. I hope we can help you.
Hello Persia, there’s a brief stoning near Persepolis named Naqsh-e-Rajab. Is this place included in your tours?
Hi Jorge. We can arrange it for your tour. It is in the direction of the tour and we can simply arrange it.
Hello Persia, do I have a chance to walk and make a video in Persepolis at night?
Hi dear Tatian. We can’t be there after a certain time of day. It’s open to tourists from 7:30 AM till around 16:30.
Greetings to Iran. Who ordered the building of Persepolis?
Greetings Bob. Hope you’re doing well. There are evidences that it was ordered by King Darius the great, yet some experts believe it was started by Cyrus the great and the project was upgraded in Darius the great’s era.
Hi. My most sincere greetings to Persia. Do your tour guides have a good knowledge about the history of these places? I’d like to know everything about the history of these remains. Thanks in forth for your response.
Greetings dear Mark. Hope you’re fine and happy. Of course, all of the tour guides have a good knowledge and experience about the culture and the history of these places. They all have a guide license and have passed the so-called tour guide courses in valid institutes.
Does Persepolis have a museum too?
Yes, it has a good one.
We want to leave Shiraz to yazd, can we see Persepolis, Necropolis and pasargadae in our way?
Yes, you can. It is completely doable.
If I’m not mistaken, the city of Abarkuh is on the way from Shiraz to Yazd, can we stop in the city for an hour?
Hello, we have a 10 year old daughter, can she join us in Persepolis tour?
Yes she can, just protect her and yourself from the sun.
I can’t wait to visit Iran and Persepolis. Just a question, I’ve heard there is an additional plan in Persepolis at night, if it is true ,how can we experience it?
Yes, it is true. We call it “light&sound”. We can arrange you that, Please send us an email and let us know about your trip’s date.