A pleasure trip to see the wonders of Iran

8 Nights - 9 Days

Year 2019 Program

THE WONDERS OF PERSIA

Cod: LMDP-19-AV-P

ITINERARY

Day 1: Country of origin-Tehran
Departure from the city of origin, in regular flight to Tehran. Arrival at dawn, transfer to the hotel and rest.

Day 2: Tehran
In Tehran we will visit the National Archaeological Museums, where we can contemplate a large collection of art pieces belonging to the pre-Islamic period, including pieces and vestiges of first human settlements that took place in Iran. Afterwards we will visit the palace of "Golestan", declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the place of coronation of the last kings of Iran. We continue our visit by the great Bazaar located near the palace, walking through its streets, corners and squares of this historic place. Transfer to the hotel and rest. Night in Tehran.

Day 3: Tehran - Shiraz
After breakfast we head to the Tehran airport to take the flight to Shiraz, city of poems and flowers and cradle of the country's culture. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. We begin our visits through the beautiful garden of Narengestan or Eram and the tombs of "Hafez" and "Saadi", two of the most important poets in the Iranian culture. Next, we visit the Karimkhani citadel, including the mosque and the Vakil Bazaar. Night hotel in Shiraz.

Day 4: Shiraz - Persepolis - Shiraz
We left Shiraz crossing the Qorán gate and headed to Persepolis, the ancient capital of the Persian Empire more than 2,500 years ago, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

We will visit the impressive remains of this metropolis destroyed by the Great Alexander. We will visit the royal tombs of Darío, Xerxes and Artaxerxes practiced in the mountain in Naghsh-e-Rostam and Naghsh-e-Rajab, in the vicinity of Persepolis before returning to Shiraz. Night hotel in Shiraz.

 

Day 5: Shiraz - Pasargada -Yazd
In the morning we went by road to Yazd, 450 km away. En route we will visit the tomb of "Ciro El Grande" in Pasárgada before continuing our journey to Yazd. In Yazd we will visit the Amir Chakhmagh complex and the congregational mosque or Jameh, before moving to the hotel. Night in Yazd.

Day 6: Yazd - Isfahan
Full day of visits in Yazd, where we will see the Temple of Fire Zoroastrian, and the historic district of the city. Next, we will visit one of the highest wind towers of the city in the famous and beautiful Dolat-Abad garden. Next, we will visit the water museum, and the Zeyayeh school or the Alejandra prison. After visiting these historical places we leave Yazd to head towards Isfahan. Arrival in Isfahan and transfer to the hotel.

Day 7: Isfahan
Full day of visits in the historical city of Isfahan, the former capital of the country during the Safavid dynasty and a true open-air museum for the delight of travelers. 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 Imam and Sheikh lotfollah mosques and the palace of "Aali Ghapu".

 

 

Very close to this square is the historic bazaar of the city, very famous for its crafts, we will walk through the streets of this bazaar and enjoy its charming atmosphere. Next, we will visit the historic palace of Chehel Sotun or forty columns and the historical bridges "Si-O-Se Pol", the 33-eye bridge and "Khjaju", and enjoy the beautiful sunset of the city. Hotel night in Isfahan.

 

Day 8: Isfahan - Kashan - Qom - Tehran

In the morning we left for Tehran. En route we will visit the cities of Kashan and Qom. In Kashan we visit the "Fin" garden, one of the oldest gardens in Iran and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Afterwards we will visit the historical houses "Borujerdi" and "Tabatabaii". Then, we arrive at the holy city of Qom, where we contemplate the mausoleum of Fatima, the sister of Imam Reza, the eighth Imam in the Shiite Muslim faith, buried in the holy city of Mashhad. Arrival to the capital and transfer to the hotel to rest.

 

Note: At the end of day 8 we prepared to leave at the Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran at dawn, to take the flight back to Spain.

 

Day 9: Tehran Airport - Spain
Transfer to Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran at sunrise to take the flight back to Spain. End of the trip, end of our services.

 

SERVICES INCLUDED

  • International air tickets, roundtrip in regular line, tourist class.

  • 08 nights of stay in 4 * or 4/5 * hotels with breakfast, depending on the category chosen.

  • Reception and all airport-hotel-airport transfers.

  • English-speaking guide-driver throughout the trip in a private circuit.

  • A plane ticket domestic flight Tehran to Shiraz.

  • All transfers in equipped and private vehicles.

  • All the entrances to the monuments according to the itinerary.

  • The process to obtain pre-visa of entrance to Iran, (reference number).

  • Travel assistance insurance. (Obligatory to process the entry visa).

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Entry visa.

  • Meals and dinners, except those provided in the itinerary if applicable.

  • Other expenses such as laundries, use of mini bars in hotels, telephone calls, tips, etc.

  • Any expense not included in the previous section.
     

CITIES / STAYS / HOTELS 

Tehran (02 + 01 night EARLY CHECK IN) / Enghelab 4 * - Asareh 4 * - Azadi 5 *

Shiraz (02 nights) / Elizeh 4 * - Chamran 5 *

Yazd (01 night) / Dad 4 * - Fahadan 4 * - Safaiieh 5 *

Isfahan (02 nights) / Aseman 4 * - Kowsar 5 *

 

Notes:

Planned or similar hotels

Read the travel recommendations and the important notes to keep in mind on your trip to Iran.

Flights from Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. Ask for departures from other airports, cities or countries.
 

 

PRICES

Price per person in double room + taxes (€ 240)

PAX           HOTELS 4*              HOTELS 4/5* 

                              

2.....................1.495 €                         1.595 €

3 - 5...............1.355 €                         1.445 €

6 - 8​...............1.265 €                         1.355 €

9 -11..............1.175 €                         1.265 €                 

12 -14​............1.060 €                         1.150 €

  

15 -17................995 €                        1.085 €

Supl. Individual       220                     360 

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