Multi-Day Tour

Iran - Discover Persia (14 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Tehran, Iran To Tehran, Iran

Valid for Departures: 26 May 2018 - 14 Nov 2020

Iran - Discover Persia (14 days)

Day 5

Zein-o-Din Caravanserai/Kerman

Day 13

Abyaneh/Tehran

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Tehran, Iran
None None
Day 1 Tehran: There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Additional Notes: Flights often arrive very late at night or early in the morning in Tehran. Keep in mind the evening welcome meeting when booking your travel. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Tehran, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 2 Tehran/Yazd: Explore Tehran with a local guide, visiting the Sa’d Abad Palace and National Jewel Museum before boarding an evening train to Yazd. Included Activities: Tehran City Tour Sa’d Abad Palace Visit National Jewels Museum Transport: Local train
Day 3
Yazd, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 3 Yazd: The desert city of Yazd is known as the centre of the Zoroastrian religion. Learn more about the fascinating customs of one of the world's oldest monotheistic religions and take in the unique architecture of this city. With some free time, opt to rent a bike, relax in a teahouse, or wander the bazaars. Included Activities: Yazd City Tour
Day 4
Yazd, Iran
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Yazd/Zein-o-Din Caravanserai: Spend the morning exploring the labyrinth streets of Yazd. Drive to Zein-o-din Caravenserai, an old inn dating back to the 16th century situated on the ancient Silk Road. Tonight experience the way of life of old Silk Road traders. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 5
Zein-o-Din Caravanserai/Kerman
None Breakfast
Day 5 Zein-o-Din Caravanserai/Kerman: Travel to one of Iran's oldest cities. Kerman was founded in the early third century and the city has historically played an important role on the Trans-Asian trade routes. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 6
Kerman, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 6 Kerman: Spend the day visiting highlights of the area. Visit the Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine and Shahzadeh Garden. Later, visit the Bathhouse Museum and the Rayen Citadel. Included Activities: Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine Visit Shazdeh Garden Visit Rayen Citadel Visit Ganjali Bathhouse Museum Visit
Day 7
Kerman, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 7 Kerman/Shiraz: There is free time to explore the city's beautiful Regents mosque, Nasiralmolk mosque, Khan madrasa, Bagh-e Eram gardens, and perhaps even listen to some poetry being recited at the Hafez tomb. This vibrant student city is buzzing with life and is a great place to interact with some Iran's youth. Included Activities: City Tour Transport: Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle. Private Vehicle
Day 8
Shiraz, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 8 Shiraz: Travel to Persepolis to explore this fascinating sight. On the way back to Shiraz, visit the rock cut tombs at Naqsh-e-Rostam, the burial place of Darius the Great and his successors. Included Activities: Persepolis Tour Naqsh-e-Rostam Visit Transport: Visit Persepolis and Nasqt-e Rostam before returning to Shiraz. Private Vehicle
Day 9
Shiraz, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 9 Shiraz/Isfahan: Embark on an included visit to Pasargadae and explore the capital and burial site of Cyrus the Great. Included Activities: Pasargadae Visit Transport: Stop en route to explore Pasargadae. Private Vehicle
Day 10
Isfahan, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 10 Isfahan: Wander the tree-lined boulevards of Isfahan, the jewel of ancient Persia. On a city tour, visit Imam Square and mosque, Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque, and the Ali Qapu Palace. Wander the bazaar and learn the history of Isfahan's bridges. Stop in a miniatures shop and learn about this intricate art form before sampling some delicious gaz, a candy famous in Isfahan. Included Activities: Isfahan City Tour
Day 11
Isfahan, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 11 Isfahan: Spend a full day exploring this gorgeous city.
Day 12
Isfahan, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 12 Isfahan/Abyaneh: This beautiful mountain village has preserved its traditions, language and dress. Wander the quiet lanes, sample dried fruit, and relax in the hotel overlooking the green fields below. Included Activities: Abyaneh Guided Walk Transport: Stop at highlights en route to Tehran. Private Vehicle
Day 13
Abyaneh/Tehran
None Breakfast
Day 13 Abyaneh/Tehran: In Kashan, opt to visit Fin Garden, Khan-e Borujerdi house, and Agha Bozorg Mosque. Included Activities: Kashan Visit Tomb of Imam Khomeini Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 14
Tehran, Iran
None Breakfast
Day 14 Tehran: Depart at any time.

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Follow in pilgrims' footsteps and explore the history of old Persia and the spirit of the new Iran. Discover magnificent mosques, small mountain villages and colourful gardens, and gain deeper insight into this ancient land. Wander the streets of ancient capitals and desert cities, and witness spectacular Zoroastrian temples. Your expert CEO will take the hassle out of planning and organizing, leaving you free to uncover the gems of Iran at the best cultural monuments and in the stalls of exo...

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