Day 1: Flight to Shiraz.
Day 2: Shiraz
Day 3: Shiraz- Persepolis- Caravanserai
Day 4: caravanserai- Yazd – Ifahan
Day 5: Isfahan
Day 6: Isfahan – Kashan – IKA Airport
Day 1: Flight to the city Shiraz. Overnight: Shiraz.
Day 2: Morning arrival to Shiraz, seeing the guide in the airport and you are transferred to the hotel for taking a rest. In the morning, start the tour of Shiraz: Koranic school of Khan of the century XVII, Nasir al Molk Mosque, known as pink mosque because of the tonality of its mosaics, Narenjestan palace, the sanctuary of Ali Ibne Hamzeh, the martyr without the head, the tomb of the poet Hafez, the gateway of Koran, Eram garden (world heritage site by UNESCO), Vakil mosque and the bazaar of Shiraz. Overnight: Shiraz.
Day 3: The day of 450 km on the road. Visiting Persepolis (world heritage site by UNESCO), the capital of Persian Achaemenids, and Naghse Rostam, the Persian necropolis. Afterward we keep going to Zeynudin caravanserai, a marvelous place of the century VII, where the caravans passed their nights to have the refugee from the fury of bandits, the hungry wolfs, the frightful cold nights of the desserts and the scorching sun of the day. Overnight: Zeynudin.
Day 4: Morning drive to Yazd (60 km). Yazd is a city with a big construction of adobe and a monotonous architecture of clay and towers of ventilation for cooling the houses in hot days of the desserts. In Yazd we see the towers of silence, where the Zoroastrian used to leave their dead people for the vultures to eat the flesh. We also see the fire temple of Zarathustra, where it is said that the sacred fire is kept flaring for 1500 years: the Friday mosque, with the highest minarets of the country, Fahadan neighborhood and the antique casco: Amir Chagh Magh square, Timurid constructions of the century XIV, and finally the water museum, where it can seen all the details of how Persians used to manage the water in the dessert. Evening we drive to Isfahan (330 Km). Overnight: Isfahan.
Day 5: Isfahan is the maximum exponent of the magnificent antique Persia. In the entire city corners the exquisite taste of handicrafts and artists of the century is perceived, so it is the big effort of the emperor Abbas I the great, for converting Isfahan to the most beautiful city of Asia in its time. The European travelers, who have been there, say that: “Anyone who hasn’t seen Isfahan, hasn’t seen the world.” This day we see the square of Shah Abbas I the magnificent (world heritage site by UNESCO). The square since the Islamic revolution of 1979, is known as “Imam square” and Isfahanian call that Naghshe Jahan, that means “The mirror of the world”. In the square we visit Shah Abbas mosque (Imam Mosque), Lotfolah mosque, exclusive mosque for women in the court of Safavids in the century XVII, and Ali Qapu palace. At the end of the day, we have time for the best shopping of Isfahan. We continue our visit of Isfahan. We see Chehel Sotoun palace (world heritage site by UNESCO), the name can be translated like the 40 columns palace, Vank Armenian church and the picturesque and alternative neighborhood of Jolfa. There are still about twelve thousands Armenian live in Iran and a lot of them are in Isfahan. The city is beautiful because the river called ‘Zayanderud” crosses through it. We know some of the antique bridges like Sio Se Pol and Khajoo. Overnight: Isfahan.Overnight: Tehran.
Day 6: breakfast. Drive to Kashan (220 Km). En route we will visit Abyaneh, traditional village famous for its color and people customs. We continue to Kashan, where we visit historical houses like Borujerdi House and Tabatabai House, after that Fin Garden (UNESCO). Next stop is Qom, secound important religious city in Iran and the center of Theological studies. There we will visit Fatima Masouma Shrine, (only allowed spaces). By night we will arrive to IKA airport for departure flight .