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Ancient Persia

Two Weeks in Ancient Persia

A comprehensive fifteen day tour of the major sights of the great cities of Tehran, Kashan, Yazd, Isfahan, and Shiraz and staying one night in a local house in nomadic area.

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Two weeks in Ancient Persia

 

Dates 2017

19 May – 01 Jun

11 Aug – 24 Aug

15 Sep – 28 Sep

06 Oct – 19 Oct

Tour cost: £2350

Single supplement: £250

ITINERARY

Day 1, Tehran

Upon your arrival you are met at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After a short rest at the hotel, we spend all day visiting the capitals Archaeological, Royal Crown Jewels,Carpet Museums and Golestan Palace.

Day 2, Kashan
We drive to Qam and Kashan and visit the Royal Gardens of Fin, Agha Bozorg Mosque, Sialk Mounds.

Day 3, Yazd
Our day consists of a leisurely drive on to Yazd, visit ancient village of Abyaneh Natanz, Ardestan, Na?in, Check Check Kharanegh on the way and overnight in Yazd.

Day 4, Yazd
We visit the Towers of Silence, the Friday Mosque, and the Fire Temple.

Day 5, Nomads
Visiting nomads in Bazm village. Overnight in local house.

Day 6, Shiraz
Drive toward Shiraz, visiting Persepolis, Naghesh-e-Rajab and Naghesh-e-Rostam Pasaragde. Overnight at 3* Tourist inn near Persepolise.

Day 7, Shiraz
Sightseeing in Shiraz, visiting the Eram Garden, Hafez and Saadi Tombs, and the colourful Bazaar. Overnight in Shiraz.

Day 8, Shiraz
Drive to Firozabad visit Sassanid rock relief and the ruins of historical city of Bishapour and continue to drive to Yasuj for overnight stay.

Day 9, Yasuj
Drive to Isfahan. A half day sightseeing, visiting Imam , Sheikh, and Lotfollah Mosques, the Aliqapou Palace, Vanak Church, the Shaking Minarets, and the Fire Temple.

Day 10, Isfahan
Sightseeing in this fascinating city continues with the Friday Mosque, Chehel Sotoun, Hasht Behesht Palace and Khajou Bridge.

Day 11, Isfahan
A full day sightseeing in Isfahan.

Day 12, Tehran
Drive to Tehran.

Day 13, Tehran
Full day sightseeing in Tehran, dinner in a restaurant in Darband at the foot of Alborz mountain at north of Tehran. Overnight at Laleh hotel.

Day 14, Tehran-London
Transfer to the airport for the flight to London.


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