Iran Cultural Tour
Iran UNESCO HERITAGE Sites at a Glance
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Iran Cultural Tour
Being interested in historical monuments and culture, travelers are given a chance to be captivated by Iran sites registered by UNESCO.
Travelers can spend 8 days in Iran and get fascinated by the variety of its attractions. During this tour, they can visit famous cities of Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan and Shiraz. Travelers will have the opportunity to visit 6 UNESCO Heritage Sites which are listed below:
Tehran: Golestan Palace, National Museum of Iran,
Isfahan: Sialk Hills, Abyane Village, Naghshe Jahan Square, Chehelsotun, Jame Mosque,
Shiraz: Persepolis and Pasargade, Eram Garden, Hafez and Sadi Tombs,
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National Museum of Iran
Museum of Jewelry
The Village Mosque
Naghshe Jahan Square
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
Ali Qapu (The Royal Palace)
Chehel Sotoun (The Palace of Forty Columns)
Breathtaking Jame Mosque
Si-o-Seh Pol (The Bridge of 33 Arches)
DAY 1 - Tehran
You are well greeted at the airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel afterwards. You settle in and take a rest in your private rooms. In the evening, you are transferred to Golestan palace and will be captivated by the magnitude of this monument as you wander along the palace. Afterwards you are served a welcome dinner at your hotel restaurant.
DAY 2 - Tehran
Today, set out for the National Museum of Iran which contains over 300,000 historical and archeological objects. This is a good opportunity to get familiar with the history of Iran and know how the people lived in the past. After the visit, you are invited to a restaurant to have lunch. In the afternoon, you will visit the museum of jewelry which catches the eyes of every traveller. It is a great collection of items decorated by unique jewelry. In the evening you are transferred to your hotel to eat dinner and take a rest for the rest of your trip.
DAY 3 - Kashan
Early in the morning you get on the bus and head to Kashan. This city is famous for its traditional houses. Visit Boroujerdi house, famous for its mirror work and elaborate patterns of walls and ceilings. Walk in the traditional Bazaar and enjoy the view of traditional goods.. In the afternoon you will go to Fin garden and enjoy the evening breeze there. At the end of the day you will pass the night in a traditional hotel and serve yourself a delicious local food.
DAY 4 - Abyaneh
Today is time to go to Isfahan. On your way there, you can go to the village of Abyane and meet local people wearing traditional colorful clothes. The houses are built with red clay which makes the village significant and unique. You will eat the lunch in the village restaurant. In the afternoon you get to Isfahan and you will directly go to your hotel. After taking a short rest you are going to visit the historical bridges which are built over the Zayanderud River. At night you will go to a fast food restaurant and eat dinner there.
DAY 5 - Isfahan
Today your tour of Isfahan starts with the UNESCO world heritage which is Naghsh-e-Jahan Square. Four famous sites lie in the square. One of them is the Royal Mosque which is located in the southern side of the square and is well-known for its tile-work and architecture. The next site, on the western side, is the Aliqapu Palace. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, on the opposite side of the palace, is another one famous for its dome. You can take a tour in Gheisarie traditional Bazaar and get to know the local people transacting there. At lunch time you will go to a restaurant in the square and try Isfahanians’ local foods. In the evening,
you will see Chehel Sotun Palace and pass your evening in the tea houses which are available in its garden.
DAY 6 - Isfahan
Get up early this morning to have enough time to visit another UNESCO world heritage in Isfahan which is Jame Mosque. After having lunch in Isfahan, you head to Shiraz and wait to see its green and fresh gardens. When you get to Shiraz, you are transferred to your hotel to take a rest and pass the night at your pleasure. The dinner is served in your hotel restaurant.
DAY 7 - Shiraz
You have the opportunity to visit two of the most famous attractions of Ancient Persia in Iran which are both considered as UNESCO world heritages. First is the Pasargadae which was the capital of the country in Achaemenid dynasty. After your first visit you continue to see Naghsh-e-Rostamand then the Persepolis. There is a lot to see in Persopolis like Apadana Palace, the Throne Hall and also the tombs of Kings. You have your evening at leisure and you can walk around in the city.
DAY 8 - Shiraz
Today is the last day in Shiraz. You are planned to visit Karimkhan Complex. You have time to go to Vakil mosque, bath and bazar. The lunch is served in Saray-e Moshir and after lunch there is time to visit the famous gardens and enjoy listening to the nightingales there. You can also visit Hafez & Saadi tombs, the two famous poets of Iran. After dinner, your departure is at Shiraz International Airport late at night.
- Meals: all breakfasts, all Dinners
- domestic flight
- All transfers to hotels and landmarks mentioned in the itinerary
- All transports to cities mentioned in the itinerary
- Experienced tour guide
- Visa support
- Entrance fees
- international airfare
- Personal insurance
- Visa stamp fee
- Expenses of personal nature
- Tips & Portages
Weekend in Half the World
Tour di natura e cultura in Iran