Arrival at the airport in Mashhad, transfer to the hotel. O/N in Mashhad.
After breakfast, you may visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza and the Mausoleum of Ferdowsi and then leave for Gorgan (569 km); O/N in Gorgan.
GORGAN – TEHRAN
After breakfast, visit “Gonbad-e Qabus” tower. Leave for Tehran (414 km) in the afternoon; O/N in Tehran.
After breakfast, visit “Golestan Palace”, and then Niyavaran palace, you may later take a walk in Jamshidiyeh Park; O/N in Tehran.
TEHRAN – ARDABIL
After breakfast, leave for Ardabil (591 km) to visit “Sheikh Safi al-din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble”; O/N in Ardabil.
ARDABIL – TABRIZ
After breakfast, set out for Tabriz (214 km) to visit “Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex”, and then visit the Constitution House nearby, Azerbaijan Museum and the Blue Mosque. Take a walk at El-Goli Park in the evening; O/N in Tabriz.
TABRIZ – JOLFA – MAKU – URMMIA
After breakfast, we’ll leave Tabriz to visit “Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran”. Take a road trip to Jolfa (140 km) to see St. Stepanos Monastery. Then, continue to Maku (169) to visit the Chapel of Dzordzor and St. Thaddeus Monastery. And leave for Urmia (282 km); O/N in Urmia.
URMIA – TAKAB
After breakfast, leave for Takab (281 km) to see the archeological site of “Takht-e Soleyman” (the throne of Solomon); O/N in Takab.
TAKAB – ZANJAN
After breakfast, leave for Zanjan (170 km) to see “Soltaniyeh” mausoleum (the Imperial). Also visit the historical Rakhtshooy-Khaneh (traditional laundry); O/N in Zanjan.
After breakfast, set out for Kermanshah (488 km). En route, stop by Hamadan to visit the largest water cave in the world namely ‘Ali Sadr’ and the mausoleum of Avicenna (father of early modern medicine); O/N in Kermanshah.
After breakfast, visit “Bisotun” bas-relief and cuneiform multilingual inscription on the mountain and then go to see Taq-e Bostan historical site; O/N in Kermanshah.
KERMANSHAH – AHVAZ
After breakfast, leave for Ahvaz (484 km). En route we’ll stop by Shush (ancient Susa) to visit “Tchogha Zanbil” Ziggurat, and Shushtar to see “Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System”; O/N in Ahvaz.
AHVAZ – SHIRAZ
After breakfast, set out for Shiraz (531 km), arrive and check in at the hotel for O/N rest.
After breakfast, visit Eram Garden (one of the 9 “Persian Gardens”), Qavam House, Vakil Complex, Karimkhani Citadel and Nasir-ol Molk Mosque with its charming stained glass windows; O/N in Shiraz.
After breakfast, go to see the ancient capital of the Achaemenid empire known as “Persepolis”, Naqsh-e Rostam necropolis and “Pasargadae” where the tomb of Cyrus the Great is located; O/N in Shiraz.
SHIRAZ – KERMAN
After breakfast, set out for Kerman (570 km). Arrive and check in at the hotel and visit Ganjali Khan Complex; O/N in Kerman.
KERMAN- BAM – KERMAN
After breakfast, leave for Bam (188 km). En route we’ll stop by Mahan to see Shazdeh Garden (one of the 9 “Persian Gardens”), and Rayen to see the historical citadel. We’ll arrive and visit “Bam and its cultural landscape”; O/N in Kerman.
KERMAN – YAZD
After breakfast, set out for Yazd (362 km), arrive and check in at the hotel. Then start your tour of the historical Yazd including Dowlat Abad Garden (one of the 9 “Persian Gardens”), Amir Chakhmaq Complex, the Grand Mosque and the Zoroastrian Fire Temple; O/N in Yazd.
YAZD – ISFAHAN
After breakfast, leave for Isfahan (317 km), en route stop by Meybod to see Narenj Castle, and Nain City to visit a Zoorkhaneh (traditional gym). Zoorkhaneh ritual is inscribed by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity; O/N in Isfahan.
After breakfast, start your tour of the city including “Meidan Emam” (Naqsh-e Jahan Square), “Bagh-e Chehel Sotun” (one of the 9 “Persian Gardens”), Hasht Behesht Palace. In the evening, take walk by on Siosepol and Khaj bridges over Zayandeh River; O/N in Isfahan.
After breakfast, see “Masjed-e Jame of Isfahan” and the Holy Savior Cathedral (Armenian Vank Cathedral). You may try a traditional teahouse for relaxing; O/N in Isfahan.
Departure day. Transfer to the airport to take your departure flight.