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Travel to the heart of Civilization

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Travel to the heart of Civilization
Tour code:
C403
Price from:
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Travel to the heart of Civilization

Exploring the silent history, feel the Ancient people and embrace the cultural diversity of Iran, Follow the path of the author of the first human rights charter, Cyrus the Great , and his organized Empire at world heritage sites like Persepolis , Pasargadae , Bhistoon and Sosa . Our 16 days tour travels to several cities including Shiraz, Shush, Isfahan, kermanshah, Yazd and Hamadan . in the other word it is a trip on the great civilization circle in Iran . See How Iran became the most important civilization in the near east .

Traveling rout is shown at below map

Itinerary
Day 1     Warm greeting

Warm greeting at tehran imam-khomeini airport - transfer to hotel for a while

Day 2     Tehran city

visiting Golestan palace and National museum

Day 3     To Ecbatana

Drive to hamedan where was the civilized city on the ancient royal road to Baghdad ,Alavian Tower where present the Seljuq Art style in Persia. you will Visit the Tomb of Esther and Mordechai of Biblical fame as well as the Tomb of Avicenna. a world-renowned astronomer and physician of the tenth century. Ganjnameh ,Achaemenid rock carving is located ,which engraved on two stone panels

Day 4     To Kermanshah

Early morning departure for Kermanshah city ,takes us via the ruins of the Sasanian site,temple dedicated to Anahita,the beneficent divinity of water,are to be found. Finally visiting Tagh-é Bostan in Kermanshah ends our day .

Day 5     Bisotoon

We visit the incredible Achaemenid bas-reliefs at Bisotoon, one of the most famous Near Eastern archaeological sites and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 6     SUSA

Today’s all-day trip takes us to Ahvaz city. the impressive ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil as well as the ancient city of Shush. En route to Ahvaz we visit some other sites if time permit us.

Day 7     To shiraz

Today’s long drive to Shiraz takes us through the oil-rich province of Khuzestan and the tribal areas of Mamasani, into the upland province of Fars,En route, visit the magnificent Elamite sanctuary at Kurangun where, after a small amount of climbing. At Bishapur, explore the remains of the city of King Shapur I, and six important rock carvings at Tang-e Chogan

Day 8     Explore Shiraz

Explore Shiraz, the City of Roses and Poem and art . pink-tiled, Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque and the Narenjestan Gardens. Visit the tomb of Hafez, Iran's greatest lyric poet. spend some time in the famous Shiraz bazaar. Shiraz city hotel O/N

Day 9     Persepolis

Drive to persepolise (Takht-é Jamshid),walk through the palaces and temples that is said to be one of the architectural wonders of the world. Massive winged bulls, derived from Assyria but given a characteristic Persian stateliness. Shiraz city hotel O/N

Day 10     To Yazd

Pasargadae, impressive, elevated Tomb of Cyrus, and different sections of the ancient Palace: the Residential Palace, the Audience Hall, the Gatehouse, and the curious Soleiman Prison. Continue to Yazd and overnight in this city .

Day 11     Tower of Silence

Many old buildings have magnificent wind towers, with large underground areas to circulate cooling air. Yazd has been a Zoroastrian center since Sassanian times. Tower of Silence and Zoroasterian Fire temple ,Camel riding and Sand dunes are today's highlights .

Day 12     To west

Driving to isfahan ,The capital of the Safavids from the 16th century on, Naqsh-e Jahan, created in the 17th century as the center of the city. The huge, open plaza is framed by a wall of arches and surrounded by two of the Islamic world's most impressive mosques, the Masjed-e Sheikh Lotfollah and the Masjed-e Emam. Both houses of worship contain magnificent architecture and tile-work.

Day 13     Vank Cathedral

Today visit Friday Mosque ,Chehel setoon ,Vank Cathedral, built in the imperial style and one of the first churches to be established in the city's Jolfa district

Day 14     Back to Tehran

This morning,drive back to Tehran stopping to sightsee at the famous Fin Gardens in Kashan along the way. Overnight in the Hotel

Day 15     Tehran History

Today explore the capital city of Tehran. Begin in the Golestan Palace, part of a complex of royal buildings. Visit the Reza Abbasi Museum with artifacts from the 2nd millennium BCE to the 20th century CE. Gather this evening for our final dinner together

Day 16     Home

We wish all the best , Have a nice flight to home

Tour Facts

Participants ( What's this? )

Hotel Middle class 3-4 PAX
1980 € PP
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Hotel Middle class 5-7 PAX
1700 € PP

Highlights
Mausoleum of Aveccina
Bisotun mountain
Chogha zanbil ( Zigoorat )
Persepolis
Hafiz Mausoleum
Shiraz tradition bazzar
wind tower
camel riding
silence tower
naghshe jahan sq.
Vank Cathedral
Golestan palace
Tombs of Esther and Mordecai

Transport

All Air-conditioned Transfer
All Sightseeings

Departure

Tehran Int. Airport, IKA



Local Payment ( What's this? )

for one not included meal
visa label

Meals

All breakfasts
All lunches OR Dinners

Accommodation

3-4 star hotels

Included in package :

All transfers
All hotels
All Breakfasts
All lunches OR Dinners
All entrance tickets
Accompaniment of English speaking guide
visa support