Persia in Leisure

Persia in Leisure
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13 days from $0 2022-10-16

Guaranteed Departure Yes

Starts/Ends Tehran

Max group size: 10

Local Payment No

Tour Guide Yes

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A slow paced tour allowing travellers the time to absorb the culture and interact with locals in free days. Persia in Leisure starts in Tehran, continuing to Kahsan, Isfahan and Shiraz with a visit to spectacular Persepolis.

  • Highlights

    Tehran – Golestan Palace – UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Tehran – National Museum

    Tehran – Jewellery Museum

    Tehran – Grand Bazaar

    Tehran – Sa’d Abad and Niavaran palaces

    Kashan – Fin Garden- UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Kashan – Borujerdi House

    Kashan – Agha Bozorg Mosque

    Kashan – Tepe Sialk

    Abyaneh Village

    Isfahan – Safavid Palaces

    Isfahan – Naqsh-e Jahan Square – UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Isfahan – Imam & Sheikh Lotfollah Mosques

    Isfahan – Si-o-seh Pol (Thirty Three Bridge) & Khajou Bridge

    Pasargadae Complex – UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Shiraz – Bagh-e Eram – UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Shiraz – Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

    Shiraz – Citadel of Kerim Khan

    Persepolis – UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Itinerary


    Day 1
    Overnight Tehran

    Welcome to Tehran! You will be met by our representative at IKA airport and transferred to your hotel. Tonight we get to know our tour guide and fellow travellers at the tour briefing and welcome dinner.
    Enghelab Hotel dinner


    Day 2
    Overnight Tehran

    Today we spend a full day sightseeing in Tehran and visit the National Museum of Iran - where some of the exhibited items date back to 35,000 years ago - UNESCO world heritage site of Golestan Palace, Grand Bazaar and the National Jewellery Museum accommodating the world’s most magnificent jewellery collection.
    Enghelab Hotel breakfast & lunch


    Day 3
    Overnight Kashan

    Departing after breakfast for Kashan visiting Fatima al-Masoumeh Shrine (interior visit might be restricted) en-route to Kashan.
    Negin Traditional House breakfast & lunch


    Day 4
    Overnight Kashan

    Our touring in Kashan includes Persian Garden of Fin (UNESCO world heritage), Agha Bozorg Mosque and Tepe Sialk and Borujerdi House fine example of Persian desert vicinity architecture.
    Negin Traditional House breakfast & lunch


    Day 5
    Overnight Isfahan

    We start the day with driving to Abyaneh Village for a short visit before continuing to amazing Isfahan for an evening walk from Si-o-seh Pol (Thirty Three Bridges) to Khajou Bridge.
    Khajoo Hotel breakfast, lunch & dinner


    Day 6
    Overnight Isfahan

    Our touring day starts with visiting the Safavid Emperors’ palaces of Chehel Sotoun, Hasht Behesht and Aaliqapu. Then we take a walk along Naqsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO world heritage site) to visit Imam and Sheikh Lotfollah mosques before heading to the Armenian district of Jolfa for a tour of Vank Cathedral.
    Khajoo Hotel breakfast & lunch


    Day 7
    Overnight Isfahan

    Enjoy a free day for self-exploring Isfahan.
    Khajoo Hotel breakfast


    Day 8
    Overnight Shiraz

    Drive to Shiraz after breakfast. On our way to Shiraz we visit another UNESCO world heritage site; Pasargadae Complex containing the tomb of Great Cyrus, founder of Achaemenid Empire and early Achaemenid Palaces.
    Karimkhan Hotel Boutique breakfast & lunch


    Day 9
    Overnight Shiraz

    Today we discover the beauty of Shiraz by visiting Bagh-e Eram (UNESCO world heritage site), Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Narenjestan-e Qavam (Qavam’s Orange garden), Arg-e Karimkhani (Karimkhan’ Citadel), Vakil Bazaar, Shah Cheragh Mausoleum, Hafezieh and Sa’dieh (the tombs of two of the greatest Iranian poets).
    Karimkhan Hotel Boutique breakfast & lunch


    Day 10
    Overnight Shiraz

    We take another free day in Shiraz before our big day excursion to the ancient city of Persepolis.
    Karimkhan Hotel Boutique breakfast


    Day 11
    Overnight Tehran

    We leave Shiraz in the morning for a full day excursion of Persepolis (UNESCO world heritage site) the capital of ancient Achaemenid Empire with its palaces and temples dating back to 500 BC, we will also visit Naqsh-e Rostam Inscriptions (the tombs of Achaemenid and Sassanid Emperors) before heading back to Shiraz for an evening flight to Tehran.
    Enghelab Hotel breakfast & lunch

    North Tehran

    Day 12
    Overnight Tehran

    Full day sightseeing in north of Tehran, visiting Sa’d Abad palace, Niavaran palace and Tajrish Bazaar followed by our farewell dinner.
    Enghelab Hotel breakfast, lunch & dinner


    Day 13

    Tour concludes after breakfast followed by transfer to IKA Airport for your departure flight.

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  • Inclusions
    • Iranian visa invitation letter with reference number issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • Inbound & Outbound Airport Transfers
    • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
    • Entrance fees to various sites as per itinerary
    • Daily Breakfast, 9 Lunches plus 3 Dinners
    • 12 nights 3 & 4 Star accommodation
    • Shiraz - Tehran Domestic Flight
    • Tips - driver and guide
    • Meals where not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entrance fees for sites not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Dates & Prices
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