Iran Tour

Immerse in the cultural and historical heritage in Iran Tour!

ABOUT THIS TRIP

From RM14500 per pax (Twin sharing)

Difficulty: Easy

Iran has a diverse attraction, providing a range of activities from hiking and skiing in the Alborz and Zagros mountain range, to beach holidays by the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. But the main reason tourists visit Iran is because the country is plentiful with culture and history. The country is within the Greater Middle East and was known as Persia until 1935. It has about 22 world culture heritage sites, hence there is no surprise that history is the main reason that tourists visit Iran.
One of the main historical attraction is Persepolis. Persepolis, built by Darius over 2500 years ago is an impressive ruins of a massive city-like complex. It was set on fire by Alexander of Macedon and further ruined by Arabs. It is a unique archaeological site and therefore is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Dolat Abad Garden, an exquisite Persian-style garden was built around 1750. It is a Persian architecture gem which attracts thousands of tourists to visit Iran yearly. This beautiful garden consists of a pavilion that was built according to the original Iranian architectural style and a large garden and some other buildings.

DAY 1

Kuala Lumpur / Tehran, Iran

Assemble at airport for flight to Tehran, Iran.

DAY 2

Arrive Tehran

Visit Golestan Palace (UNESCO site). The lavish Golestan Palace is a masterpiece of the Qajar era, embodying the successful integration of earlier Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences.
Be amazed at the National Jewelry Treasury with its collection of Imperial Crown Jewels including elaborate crowns, tiaras and precious gems.

DAY 3

Tehran / Shiraz

Transfer to airport for flight to Shiraz, capital of Fars province and a treasure trove of Persian culture. On arrival, visit colorful Nasir-Al-Molk Mosque.
In the afternoon visit Eram Garden, Naranjestan Garden and the Wakil-Complex (bazaar and mosque), tomb of the great poet Saadi.

DAY 4

Shiraz / Persepolis / Necropolis

Excursion to the majestic palace of Persepolis (World Heritage). Then visit Naqsh-e-Rostam and Naqsh-e-Rajab rock carvings.
Return to Shiraz and visit of the Mausoleum of Ali Ebne Hamzeh with its lovely reflecting mirrors and tomb of the poet Hafez.

DAY 5

Shiraz / Passargade / Yazd

Drive to Yazd, en route visit the glorious tomb of Cyrus the Great – the founder of Achamedian Empire in Passargade (World Heritage). Later stop in the city of Abarquo to visit its 4000-year-old-still-green Cypress Tree (the oldest in the world). Continue the drive and have one final stop in the Zoroastrian village of Cham before the arrival into the desert city of Yazd.

DAY 6

Yazd

Yazd is one of the oldest cities, it is like a living museum. We will visit narrow alleys in the old quarter of the town called Fahdan and the old covered bazaar, Jame and Mir Chakhmaq mosques and the Dolat Abad Garden (UNESCO Site) with its world famous traditional Ventilation Tower. Visit a Zoroastrian Fire temple where a sacred fire has been kept burning for hundreds of years. This is an opportunity to learn about Zoroastrianism which was the Persian religion until Arabs brought Islam to Iran. We visit the Towers of Silence on city’s outskirts. This was a burial place for the Zoroastrians. According to Zoroastrians beliefs, a dead body cannot be burnt or buried for fear of polluting of the Earth. Dead bodies were exposed where they were cleaned by vultures. This practice is also known as “Sky Burial”.

DAY 7

Yazd / Meybod / Naien / Isfahan

Drive to Isfahan via Meybod and Naien. We will visit an “Ice House” and the “Narian Loam Citadel” in Meybod. Lunch in a local restaurant en route. Naien is well known for carpets. We will visit the Friday Mosque of Naien.

DAY 8

Isfahan

Full day tour visiting the old bridges of Khajou and Sio-se-Pol, the palaces of Hasht Behesht and Chehel Sotoun (UNESCO Site), the Armenian Vank Cathederal as well as its museum. Later visit the majestic Jame Mosque (UNESCO Site).

DAY 9

Isfahan

Full day sightseeing including the splendid Naqsh-e-Jahan (Imam) Square (World Heritage) with its stunning Imam and Sheikh Lotfollah mosques as well as Ali Qapu Palace and the covered Bazaar.

DAY 10

Isfahan / Abyaneh / Kashan

Drive to Kashan, enroute we stop at the village of Abyaneh. It is one of the oldest villages in Iran, the women typically wear white long scarf and traditional costume. You will arrive in Kashan in the evening. The Persian word Kashi, which translates into the English word tile.

DAY 11

Kashan / Hamadan

Morning tour of Kashan will include visit to Fin-Garden, one of the famous gardens of Iran, the old house of Broujerdiha, the old house of Tabatabaeiha and the Bath House Sultan Amir Ahmad.
In the afternoon drive to Hamadan.

DAY 12

Hamadan / Ali Sadr Caves / Tehran

Drive to the Alisadr Cave (75km north of Hamadan). En route having a short stop in the village “Laleijan” which is the the centre of pottery and ceramic productions.
In the afternoon drive to Tehran, capital of Iran.

DAY 13

Tehran / Darband / Tehran

After breakfast, drive to Darband, north of Tehran. Enjoy an approximately 2-hour soft hike around the area. Enjoy lunch in one of the local restaurants in Darband before driving back to Tehran in the afternoon.
Visit the Tabiat Bridge. The bridge won the world’s top Five Design Award in 2013.

DAY 14

Depart Tehran

Visit Archaeological Museum and Bazaar.
Evening transfer to Tehran airport for flight home.

DAY 15

Arrive Home

Home Sweet Home!

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