9-Day Tour of Iran: The Persian Spirit

”Life is short and the world is wide”: Iran is Calling You!

9-Day Tour of Iran: The Persian Spirit

€589 per person

Oriental history, culture, and beauty show themselves off on an unforgettable trip to Iran. This 9-Day Tour of Iran is a collage of treasures from the ancient world, masterpieces of the Islamic age, manifestations of the rich Persian culture, intricacies of Persian art, and the unique aroma of Persian cuisine. Visit the most charming heritages of the country on its classic route: Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd and Kashan.

Best Season: All Year Round

  • Include
    Experienced Guide
    Entrance fees
    Domestic Flight Ticket(s)
    Visa Grant Notice
    Day 1: Arrival in Tehran
    Welcome to Iran, the country of ancient history and culture! Meet us up at Imam Khomeini Airport of Tehran early in the morning and get transferred to your accommodation and have an early check-in. After getting some rest, at around noon, you’ll start discovering Iran’s top museums and museum palaces. Find the beauties of the fancy Golestan Palace (UNESCO Heritage) and the beautiful glassware and ceramic in Abgineh Museum of Tehran. End the day by enjoying a dinner and the nice view of the capital at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower

    Overnight: Tehran

    Day 2: Tehran - Isfahan
    Today, discover the precious relics of the National Museum of Iran and the world-acclaimed Persian carpets in the Carpet Museum of Tehran. In the afternoon, hit the road from Tehran to Isfahan (around 440 km), the hub of Iran’s Islamic architectural masterpieces. 

    Overnight: Isfahan

    Day 3:Isfahan
    Today, the well-known highlights of Isfahan expect you with their admired beauty. Visit the UNESCO-listed Naqshe-e Jahan Square (including Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Shah Mosque, Ali Qapu palace, Qeysarie Gate and the Grand Bazaar). Also, check out the elegant architecture of Chehel Sotoun Palace (UNESCO heritage). Nearby, discover Persian music and instruments and enjoy a live performance of Iranian music at the Music Museum of Isfahan. Finally, enjoy the beauties of the nights and get familiar with the local lifestyle by a walk around the historic bridge of the city: Si-O-Se-Pol

    Overnight: Isfahan

    Day 4: Isfahan - Shiraz
    Get an attraction-packed ride from Isfahan to Shiraz (around 480 km). On your way, pay a visit to Cyrus the Great’s burial place at the remains of his Pasargadae (UNESCO-listed Persian Garden). Then, continue your way toward Shiraz.

    Overnight: Shiraz

    Day 5: Shiraz
    Today is the day of the adorable aura and the lovely attractions of Shiraz. Begin the day with the colorful dance of colors in the photogenic Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque (also known as the Pink Mosque), then move on to check out the elegance of the historical house of aristocrats, Qavam House. After that, the impressive relics of Zand Dynasty will expect you at the historical Vakil Complex (including the Bazaar, the Bathhouse and the Mosque). Then, enjoy a pleasant walk at the historic Eram Garden (UNESCO-listed Persian Garden), and the romantic atmosphere of one of Iran’s top Sufi classic poets: the Tomb of Hafez

    Overnight: Shiraz

    Optional 1: In the evening, you can enjoy the rare experience of a Night Gathering with a Shirazi Family. Being guests to one of the world’s most hospitable nations, enjoying homemade meals cooked with love, and discovering Persian customs in the warmth of an Iranian family is just unforgettable!

    Duration: 2-4 hours

    Optional 2: Or, you can pick up the secrets of Persian cuisine with a Culinary Experience. Dig into the delicious layers of Persian culture by exploring Persian cuisine and enjoy the taste and aroma of unique dishes

    Duration: 3-5 hours

    Optional 3: Ali-Ibn Hamzah Holy Shrine and enjoy the spiritual atmosphere and the Islamic mystical architecture.

    Day 6: Shiraz - Yazd
    Get an attraction-packed ride from Shiraz to Yazd (around 440 km). On your way, pay a visit to Iran’s most treasured ancient relics and the 2500-year-old mementos of its golden era: Persepolis (UNESCO) and Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis. Then hit the road to Yazd. 

    Overnight: Yazd

    Optional: In the evening, enjoy a unique dinner beside a Zoroastrian Family and explore Zoroastrian culture and lifestyle. This ancient Persian belief, which has influenced cultures beyond Iran’s borders, has its majority of followers in Yazd and its surrounding villages.

    Day 7: Yazd
    Welcome to the city of wind towers and Zoroastrian relics. The historic city of Yazd treats you to its unique desert architecture and Zoroastrian sites. Begin the day by exploring the beauties of the iconic Amir Chakhmaq Square, getting familiar with Persian heroic rituals (intangible UNESCO heritage) at a Zurkhaneh (ancient Iranian sport club), and discovering the hidden world of Persian waterways in one of Iran’s top water museums: Yazd Water Museum. Also, enjoy the peaceful Fire Temple of Yazd where a sacred flame has been burning for more than 1500 years. Plus, head to the Towers of Silence, and get introduced to Zoroastrians burial rituals. Finally, find the world’s tallest wind tower among the other charming spectacles of Dowlat Abad Garden (UNESCO-listed Persian Garden). 

    Overnight: Yazd

    Optional: Beside your city tour, you can explore the interesting secrets of Qanat system (Persian ancient water system) at a UNESCO-listed Qanat.

    Day 8: Yazd - Tehran
    Today, have a road trip from Yazd to Kashan (around 395 km), stop by the historic town of Kashan to find the finest examples of traditional Persian architecture. Start with the fascinating houses of aristocratic families: Tabatabaei House and Borujerdi House. Also, find the intricate beauty of the historically significant Fin Garden (UNESCO-listed Persian Garden). Then, get a ride from Kashan to your accommodation near Imam Khomeini airport (around 210 km). 

    Overnight: Tehran

    Day 9: Departure from Tehran
    End your trip by getting transferred to the airport and catching a flight back home.


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