IRAN, CULTURE & PLEASURE
8 nights - 9 days
Guaranteed departures, See dates.
Min: 2 pax
Day 1: Country of origin-Tehran
Departure from the city of origin, by regular flight to Tehran. Arrival at the IKA airport at dawn and transfer to the hotel. (Your accompanying guide will be in the hotel lobby at 08:30).
Day 2: Tehran-Shiraz
We begin our visits by the National Archaeological Museums, where we can contemplate a large collection of pre-Islamic art pieces and samples of the first civilizations settled in ancient Mesopotamia. We continue our visit to the palace of "Golestan", declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the place of coronation of the last kings of Iran and finally we will visit the Museum of the Jewels of the Royal Crown, located in the underground rooms of the Iranian Central Bank In the afternoon we transfer to the Mehr Abad airport in Tehran, to take the domestic flight to the city of Shiraz. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Night in Shiraz.
Day 3: Shiraz
Shiraz known as the city of poets and flowers, is the cradle of Persian culture and poetry. It is a beautiful city full of historical monuments and beautiful well-kept gardens. After breakfast we start our tour of the Eram garden also called Narenjestan, then we will visit the tombs of "Hafez" and "Saadi" two of the most important poets in Persian culture. Next we will visit the famous Vakil bazaar and the mosque of the same name. Other of the most spectacular places to visit are the picturesque "Nasir-Ol-Molk" mosque and the Qorán gate. In the afternoon we will visit the sacred shrine of "Shah-e-Cheragh" from outside and take a walk around the place. Night hotel in Shiraz.
Day 4: Shiraz-Persepolis-YazdIn the morning we leave by road to Yazd 450 km away.
En route we will visit Persepolis or (Takht-e-Jamshid), the ancient capital of the Persian Empire over 2,500 years ago, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, destroyed by Alexander the Great. We will visit the royal tombs practiced on the mountain in Naghsh-e-Rostam. Finally we will visit the tomb of Ciro El Grande in Pasárgada before continuing our trip to Yazd. Arrival to Yazd and transfer to the hotel.
Day 5: Yazd- Isfahan
Full day of visits in Yazd, historical city that preserves a mud architecture in its old town, declared in 2017 a world heritage site by UNESCO. We will visit the Zoroastrian Temple of Fire, the Congregational Mosque and the Towers of Silence. Then we will visit the complex "Amir-Chakhmagh". In the afternoon we leave Yazd to head towards Isfahan. En route we will make a stop in the town of Naiin where we will visit the Jame Mosque (congregational mosque). Arrival in Isfahan and transfer to the hotel.
Day 6: Isfahan
IIsfahan is the jewel of the east, it is one of the most important cities in Iran. It has been the center of political and economic power on several occasions. It houses great monuments and fantastic buildings, palaces and mosques. In the morning we visit the great square of "Naghsh-e-Jahan", declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We continue our visit through the mosques of Imam and Sheikh lotfollah and the palaces of "Aali Ghapu" and "Chehel Sotun". In the afternoon we will visit the historic "Si-O-Se pol" bridges, called the 33-eye bridge and "Khjaju", built 500 years ago on the river Zayandeh Rud that runs through the city, (dry for several months of the year). Night hotel in Isfahan.
Day 7: IsfahanFull day of visits to the city. We will start by visiting the Armenian Vank Cathedral and the museum inside the enclosure. Next, we will take a walk through the Armenian neighborhood located in the southern part of the city. After lunch we will visit the city's music museum. Night hotel in Isfahan
Day 8: Isfahan-Abyaneh-Kashan-Tehran Airport (Hotel)
In the morning after breakfast we leave by road to Tehran. En route we will visit the historic and picturesque village of Abyaneh before reaching the city of Kashan where we will visit the "Fin" garden, one of the oldest gardens in Iran and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Another of the places of interest to visit is the historic house of the "Brujerdi" former merchants of the city. After leaving Kashan we head to the hotel located near the Imam Khomeini International Airport of Tehran (Ibis or Novohotel), where we will rest a few hours before leaving at dawn to the airport departure terminal, to take the return flight.
Note: Due to the return flight schedule (usually at dawn), at the end of day 8, travelers will prepare to leave for the international departures terminal. The transfer is on behalf of the travelers, using the shuttle service of the hotel of stay.
Day 9: Return
Transfer, on behalf of travelers, from the hotel to the IKA airport. (Hotel shuttle service) End of trip, end of our services.
08 nights stay in 4 * hotels, with breakfast.
Reception and all transfers.
One internal flight, one way, Tehran-Shiraz.
Spanish speaking companion guide throughout the trip, in public circuit.
All transfers in equipped vehicles.
All the entrances to the monuments according to the itinerary.
Processing to obtain an entry visa to Iran, (reference number).
International plane tickets.
The transfer from the hotel to the International Departures Terminal of the IKA Airport, on the last day.
Lunch and dinner, except as provided in the itinerary if applicable.
Other expenses such as laundry, use of mini bars in hotels, phone calls, tips, etc.
Any expenses not included in the previous section.
Travel assistance insurance. (Required to process the entry visa). Check conditions.
CITIES / NIGHTS / HOTELS
Tehran (01 night erly check in) / Enghelab 4* - Asareh 4* - Ferdowsi 4* - Grand 4*
Shiraz (02 nights) / Ario Barzan 4* - Elizeh 4* - Parseh 4* - Karim Khan 4*
Yazd (01 night) / Moshir 4* - Dad 4* - Safaiieh 4*
Isfahan ( 03 nights) / Aseman 4* - Piroozi 4*- Avin 4*
Tehran (01 night early check out) / Novohotel 4* - Ibis 4* (hotels near IKA airport).
Planned or similar hotels.
. Please read the travel recommendations and important notes to keep in mind when traveling to Iran.
. You can start your trip from your country of residence. Aban Travel can also provide you with round-trip international tickets from your country of residence to Iran, if you wish.
. Upon arrival at the airport of entry into Iran, our agents will be waiting for you and after welcoming you, you will be taken to your hotel to rest.
The tour program starts in the morning.
Prices per person in double room + Flights.
PAX HOTELES 4*
2 1.085 €
Supl. Ind 355 €
. The calculation of the price of the air tickets will be made according to the travel dates and according to the value of the same at the time of the firm reservations.
. Reservations must be made at least 45 days before the dates of each departure, to carry out the processes of obtaining the entry authorization, or the reference number.
. Aban Travel declines any responsibility in the case of the denial of the entry authorization by the authorities of the country.
. We fly with Turkish Airlines, Qatar airways, Emirates, Aeroflot.
GUARANTEED DEPARTURES DATES
. Travelers arrive at Tehran airport on a Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning depending on scheduled flights.
. The above mentioned arrival dates correspond to arrivals at Tehran airport on Saturday evening / night.