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Iran has been a member of World heritage sites since 1978m with 21 sites already registered and 57 sites are tentative candidates.

Many great monuments in Iran are inscribed as world heritage sites by unesco, among these are the architecturally unique Ziggurat of Tchogh zanbil, the jewel in the crown of the 2nd millennium BC, the spectacular Persepolis; Pasargadae the first capital of ancient Persia and the resting place of Cyrus the Great, Takht- e- Soleyman the world famous 6th centurey BC. rock relief of Bisotoun portraying the Achaemnid king Darius

below are listed according to Unesco World heritage website.

Cultural (22)

Natural (2)

Tehran  Zanjan Tabriz- Makou Kandovan  Takab Takht e Soleyman -Kermanshah-Ahwaz-Tchogha Zanbil-Susa-Shiraz Yazd Isfahan  Kashan-IKIA departure

Day 01: Arrive Tehran

Day 02:Tehran , O/N Hotel

Day 03: Tehran –Zanjan-Tabriz

Day 04:Tabriz-Makou-Tabriz, O/N hotel

Day 05: Tabriz-Kandovan-Takab

Day 06: Takab-Takhte Soleiman – Kermanshah

Day 07: Kermanshah- Ahwaz Drive to Ahwaz.

Day 08: Ahwaz-Chogha Zanbil-Ahwaz , SUSA ; O/N Hotel

Day 09: Ahwaz-Shiraz Drive to Shiraz, en-route visit

Day 10:SHIRAZ ON hotel

Day 11: Shiraz- Perspolis-Shiraz,

Day 12:Shiraz- Yazd

Day 13: Yazd- Isfahan

Day 14: Isfahan

Day 15: Isfahan

Day 16: Isfahan Kashan Airport

Day 17:  Departure early in the morning

Tehran  Zanjan Tabriz- Makou Kandovan  Takab Takht e Soleyman -Kermanshah-Ahwaz-Tchogha Zanbil-Susa-Shiraz Yazd Isfahan  Kashan-IKIA departure

 

Day 01: Arrive Tehran

Day 02:  Tehran visit to some of Tehran’s major museums to include Iran’s National Museum , Glass & Ceramics Museum; and the Carpet Museum, O/N Hotel

Day 03: Tehran –Zanjan-Tabriz Transfer to Qazwin to visit the Seljuq period Jame’ mosque, Soltaniyeh monument which is the tomb of Uljaitu the mongol king in 13th century in the afternoon, and continue to Tabriz, check in hotel.

Day 04:  Tabriz-Makou-Tabriz  A visit to Blue Mosque and excursion to drive to Maku to visit Black Church , O/N hotel

Day 05: Tabriz-Kandovan-Takab

Drive to Takab via Kandovan.

Day 06: Takab-Takhte Soleiman – Kermanshah Takab to visit the Sassanid citadel and the main holy fire temple in

Takht-e Soleyman, on in the scenic valley of Zagross mountain

ranges , then continue to Kermanshah, check in hotel, overnight.

Day 07: Kermanshah- Ahwaz Morning Visit Taghe Bostan and Takkieh Mo’aven ol-Molk, Drive to Ahwaz.

Day 08: Ahwaz-Chogha Zanbil-Ahwaz , SUSA Full-day excursion to Chogha-Zanbil, to visit the ziggurat built by Untash Gal, King of Elam, about 1250 B.C, plus the nearby Tomb of Biblical Prophet Daniel; O/N Hotel

Day 09: Ahwaz-Shiraz Drive to Shiraz, en-route visit

Bishapur, remains of the Sassanian city built by Shapur 1st (241-

273 A.D.), there are also six Sassanian rock/reliefs at Tang-e- Chogan, commemorating Shapur’s victories over the Romans and other adversaries; overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10:  SHIRAZ Full day city tour of Shiraz to visit the Eram Garden, the tomb of Iran’s greatest lyric poets, Hafez or Sa’adi; the pink tiled 19th-century Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, the Arg-e- Karim Khan (18th-century citadel), the Madrassa Khan (Theological School), to have interaction with teachers and students, the Qajar-period Narenjestan Garden/House, the Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz (Bazaar is closed on Fridays), and the Holy Shrine of Shah-e-Cheragh overnight stay at hotel

Day 11: Shiraz- Perspolis-Shiraz, Full day excursion to Persepolis, one of the most important sites of the Ancient World; also visit Naghsh-e-Rostam , drive a further 70 Km to Pasargadae, pre-dating Persepolis, site

of the simple, but impressive, tomb of Cyrus the Great, the

Founder of the Persian Empire, return to Shiraz

Day 12:  Shiraz- Yazd

full day drive , lunch in form of Picnic ,After check out rest , on hotel

Day 13: Yazd in the morning visit Towers of Silence (Dakhma), dating back to the 17th century, where until some 40-50 years ago the dead were carried and left to decompose and be devoured by birds; and  Amir Chakhmagh , O/N Hotel

 

Visit the active Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Ziaieyeh Theological School, known as Zendan-e- Eskander or Alexander’s Prison. Dowlat-Abad Garden, continue the drive to Isfahan , overnight

Day 14: Yazd-Isfahan  drive to Isfahan in the morning, arrive in the afternoon and visit the beautiful city of Isfahan, to visit the famous bridges of Shahrestan/Khajou/Sio-se-pol, the Armenian Quarter, the Maidan-e-Naghsh-e-Jahan, with several sites the Ali-Qapu Palace ,the Sheikh Lotfollah and the Imam ,and Qeisarieh Bazaar with hundreds of shops displaying the arts and handicrafts for which Isfahan is world-famous (Bazaar is closed on Fridays); overnight  

Day 15: Isfahan  Further visits in Isfahan to include the magnificent Friday Mosque, the Chehel Sotun Palace, Hasht Behesht pavilion. O/N

Day 16: Isfahan-Kashan -IKA airport

Morning drive to Tehran airport to take the late evening flight or early flight of next day, en-route stop over at Kashan to visit the historical garden of Fin, You will also visit a fine example of a 19th century merchant residence known as Taba-Tabai House with its beautiful stucco dome and inlaid mirror work, continue to Tehran airport, to take the flight of next day.

Day 17: departure home

Tehran  Zanjan Tabriz- Makou Kandovan  Takab Takht e Soleyman -Kermanshah-Ahwaz-Tchogha Zanbil-Susa-Shiraz Kerman Zeinodin Yazd Isfahan  Kashan-IKIA departure

International flights mostly arrive late in the evening or early midnight, So day 1 is considered the day you depart your home town and arrive late or early of next day

We. strongly suggest you have. your international. insurance in case. you don’t we can offer you Iranian Insurance

 

Wifi is available in most hotels, in case you need more data we can get sim cards for duration of stay in Iran, and after the tour we will collect the sim cards.

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  • Duration: 17 days 20 nights
  • From: $1100
  • Activity Level:
    • Moderate
  • Accommodation: Hotel 5* & 4*
  • Meals: B-L according to program
  • Transportation: A/C Vehicle
  • Transfer to/from hotel/airport: Included
  • Guide: Included
  • Entrance fees: Included
  • Domestic flight: Included
  • Min group size: 2
  • Sanitary pack: Included
  • Intl flight: Excluded
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