8 days and 7 nights
Is it your first time traveling to Iran and you have only a week? Then This Iran tour is for you.
Every first timer should visit the historical cities of Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd and Shiraz. This Iran tour offers the most touristic and famous locations among tourists in 8 days and is available all year round.B
Welcome to Tehran!
we will Begin this tour by having Persian breakfasts at a traditional restaurant. and then we move on to visit Golestan Palace and shake hands with Iran’s most iconic kings; from the Qajar ones to the Pahlavi Shah. Our next two stops are the National Museum of Iran and the Treasury of National Jewels. Following that, we’ll take selfies with the Azadi Tower herself. Then we’ll have a tea break in the smallest cafe in the world at Tehran Grand Bazaar. For dinner, we’ll go where the cool kids hang out, at a Rock Cafe or a Jazz Café.
Nightlife and Local Picnics
This time We’ll visit Sa'dabad Complex and Niavaran Palace, where the royal family’s everyday items are kept. We’ll have a stroll in their big gardens and visit a couple of the art museums in the complex. This evening, we’ll go to Ab-o-Atash Park to see its musical fountains. We’ll cross the beautiful Tabiat Bridge to take selfies with the fantastic view of the shiney Tehran. Finally, we’re going to picnic with the locals in Taleghani Forest Park.
Transportation: Private driver-guide’s car
Rise and shine early morning, because en route to Kashan we’ll take you to see the impossible: the Shrine of Emam Khomeini. Then we'll get the original Kashan Sohan (a saffron toffee) to snack on throughout the trip. Once in Kashan, we’re going to visit the Fin Garden, and see the world-famous Persian Gardens. We’ll also take you to see the most beautiful and charming historical houses in Iran, and while we’re there, we’ll visit the ancient Yakhchāl (coolers) of Jalali Castle. After a delicious lunch, we’ll head to the gorgeous Agha Bozorg Mosque and its grand theological school.
Once we reach Isfahan, we’ll go to Naqshe Jahan Square and up a terrace and enjoy the view and drink Persian tea. Then, one by one we’ll visit its iconic landmarks including Shah Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and Ali Qapu Palace. And while we explore the Grand Bazaar, you get to visit a handicraft workshop in person. Tonight, we’ll have a leisurely stroll and a delicious dinner at a cheerful restaurant near Si-o-se-pol or Khaju Bridge.
Today we’ll go to the golden girl, the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan. Want to have a chat with a real Mullah (an Islamic cleric or mosque leader)? No problem; we’ll arrange that for you! Then, we’ll head to Jolfa Street, the Armenian quarter of Isfahan, where you’ll find cozy cafes, historical city structures, old towns, and of course, the magnificent Vank Cathedral; the highlight of all Isfahan walking tours. After a delicious cup of Armenian coffee, we take you to Isfahan Music Museum, to see Persian musical instruments, learn how to play one, and enjoy a live performance!
After long hours on the road, we can spend the rest of the day leisurely exploring Yazd’s old town. You can also book cycling experiences for this part of the town if you’re feeling up to it. But if you’re looking for a way to just relax, Dowlat Abad Garden will make for romantic night. Yazd is a fantastic place to witness Zurkhaneh Rituals, an ancient sport done to the beating of drums, singing, and music. And since we're in Yazd, we'll take you to the most beautiful rooftop in town, so you can have the stunning view of the whole city under your feet.
Shiraz is the ultimate destination for lovers of poetry, wine, art, and romance. An early drive towards the city gives you the time to visit its UNESCO World Heritage Site, Persepolis. Even today some of its remains are kept in the Louvre Museum, but you get to see the real thing in its full glory! After visiting Naqsh-e Rostam, we’ll go to the main city, take a break, and prepare for a fun afternoon stroll. During our walk, we’ll check out Arg of Karim Khan.
Let’s begin our last day with the most colorful of all of Iran’s attractions, Nasir-ol-molk Mosque. it is famous as pink mosque among travelers because of the beautiful Persian mosaics in the building. Today we’re going to have a fun city tour which includes Vakil Bazaar and Qavam House with its fantastic garden. We’ll read Persian poetry at Tomb of Hafiz and Saadi, and also visit Khwaju Kermani’s memoriam. Last but not least, we’re going to eat a nice and cool bowl of Faloodeh, a traditional Persian dessert that’ll leave a lovely sweet taste in your mouth.
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