Tehran > Hamedan > Kermanshah > Shushtar > Ahvaz > Shiraz > Sepidan > Kerman > Yazd > Nain > Isfahan > Abyaneh > Kashan
Travel Iran off the beaten path. A great combination of history and culture with nature. Iran has lots of attractions to offer and in this expansive itinerary, you would experience a great selection of them.
Day 1 : Tehran
As soon as you arrive you will have a tour of Tehran to visit Golestan Palace, Grand bazaar. Overnight Tehran.
Day 2 : Tehran -Hamedan
In the morning you will drive to Hamadan. We’ll tour to visit Ganjname inscriptions. Enjoy sitting beside waterfall nearby. Go to visit Babataher tomb in the city. Looking from the front, walk down the alley to the right and ring the bell on the door on the left and a nice person will open the gate for you. After that go to visit Hegmataneh hill where was the ancient capital of Medians. Overnight Hamedan.
Day 3 : Hamedan-Kermanshah
Leaving the Hamedan to Kermanshah, visit Anahita Temple on the way, have a short stop there. This is Located in tiny city of Kangavar, the ruined temple makes us imagine how it has been like in 17 centuries ago. Then visit another World Heritage Site, significant Bisotun Complex to learn about the Iran History through its magnificent mythical reliefs. In the afternoon go on with visit of Taq-e Bostan area and reliefs in Kermanshah. In the afternoon, beautiful light, lots of locals wandering around the lake, plenty of restaurants nearby where you can have the ubiquitous Dande kebabs. Overnight Kermanshah.
Day 4 : Kermanshah-Villages-Kermanshah
Today you are supposed to see the most beautiful villages ever.You will go on to the village called Zarduee, there, people are lovely and welcoming. After a delicious traditional kebab made of organic and fresh meet, you will go to see the eye-catching dam with flowing water. A great day like this will be done around the afternoon and you will leave there to your hotel in Kermanshah.
Day 5 : Kermanshah-Khorramabad-Shushtar
In the morning, drive to Khoram Abad to visit Falak-ol-Aflak castle . Then go on to Shushtar. Overnight in Shushtar.
Day 6 : Shushtar -Ahvaz
In the morning drive to Ahvaz .In route visit Hydraulic system in shushtar. then visit Chogha-Zanbil and Haft Tapeh . Overnight Ahvaz.
Day 7 : Ahvaz- Shiraz
In the morning drive to Shiraz, overnight Shiraz.
Day 8 : Shiraz
Start your day with visiting NasiralMolk mosque. The most attractive part of this mosque is a hall filled with coloured lights lasing from the colourful window glasses. Then visit Narenjestan garden that dates back in 19th century, Iranian aristocratic mansion use to have two parts: the Shah Neshin (where the Shah sits for his public life) and the Andarooni (domestic house, where the aristocrat's family live).Then visit the Vakil complex that was built by Karimkhan, King of Iran during Zand era and consist of Arg-e Karimkhan citadel, the Arg means the Fort of ruler Karim Khan, Vakil Bath, It gives you a taste of the cultural and traditional bath, Vakil Bazaar and Vakil mosque inside of the Bazaar. In the evening visit Saadi tomb. Overnight Shiraz
Day 9: Shiraz
City tour of Shiraz to visit Eram garden, Afif Abad garden, Ali Ebne Hamze shrine, Qoran gate. Kahju tomb, Hafez tomb. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 10 : Shiraz-Persepolis-Necropolis-Pasargadae-Shiraz
Full day excursion to Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid kings .Then visit Necropolis where you visit Zoroastrian fire temple, Royal tombs then drive to Pasargadae to enjoy tomb of Cyrus the Great, the Founder of the Persian Empire. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 11 : Shiraz- Sepidan -Shiraz
In the morning drive to Sepidan. Today you can experience the North of Iran in South of Iran with a green environment, the pleasant weather even in summer. Here you can get familiar with two different cultures at the same time, simple Rural life next to Nomadic life, you see that these two tribes have remained for many years next to each other and some of them got married, so that’s why there are many things in common between them. Sepidan is surrounded with lots of apple, nut, apricot, plum gardens that you can visit. Yellow, red, orange leaves of trees, the rustling of leaves in the breeze, the roaring river and the other natural sounds inside of the gardens make you feel safe and free. Also, Sepidan with its villages has high capability of professional eco-tours. You can walk through the jungles to see the springs, waterfalls, etc like Sheshpir Spring, Margon waterfall, go hiking, and climb the mountain through the Ronj Mountain.Overnight Shiraz
Day 12 : Qalat-Shiraz
Thirty-six kilometers northwest of Shiraz lies one of the most ancient villages in Iran. Qalat is a village situated amidst an array of natural oddities. These include springs with reviving waters, cascades streaming in dense forests and mountains in the shape of mythological giants. The locals who speak an ancient dialect of Persian live on farming, animal husbandry and handicrafts. The village is built on a foothill and boasts an extraordinary architecture with peculiar high vaults and beautiful mud and brick houses. Ruins of a church dating back to the first world war, an ancient fort and a mill are the other attractions of the village. The village has a festive ambiance around it specially during the harvest season when they wear traditional clothes and sing.Your guide will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel. It will take you around an hour to reach Qalat Village. Upon arriving at the village, you will have a delicious breakfast that includes a famous Shirazi vegetable dish. After the refreshing breakfast, your tour of the village begins by mounting to its top where a breathtaking panorama presents itself to your view: the traditional architecture of the village clothed in a rich density of trees and mountains. Then we start our hike through the pristine nature of the region and will visit several springs and waterfalls and amazing mountains all bedecked with trees of all kind. Lunch is served in a scenic natural spot and then we will start our journey back to Shiraz.Overnight in Shiraz
Day 13 : Shiraz-Kerman
Drive to Kerman, In route visit the remains of the Sassanian Palace at Sarvestan. then in route visit salt lakes, spectacular mountains full of fig and almond orchards planted. Overnight Keraman.
Day 14 : Kerman-Rayen-Mahan-Kerman
In the morning have an excursion to Rayen to visit Rayen Citadel where looks Bam citadel.then visit Shah Nematollahe Vali Tomb belongs to Sufi Leader of Iran and Shazde garden in Mahan. Overnight Kerman.
Day 15 : Kerman-Taft
Half day visits in Kerman to see Ganj-Ali-Khan Complex belongs to Safavid dynasty consist of bathhouse, bazaar, and caravanserai..then go on to Taft. Overnight Taft.
Day 16 : Taft-Abarkooh
Taft country village In the morning visit Taft village in the downhill of Shirkooh Mountain. Most of the people of this village are Zoroastrian. There are lots of Pomegranate gardens. Walk in the old garden alley and enjoy its ancient texture. Then drive to Abarkooh village where you can visit the old cypress tree, Mostofi house, Aghazade house. Overnight Stay in Sarve Abarkooh Traditional house. Near this house is a traditional restaurant where you can try the original traditional food, the chief has claimed that he talked to many old people for a long duration of time to make the recipe of foods. The call this restaurant , Kume Bibi Seyed.
Day 17 : Yazd
In the morning drive to Yazd. City tour of Yazd to visit the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, and the Fire Temple, Zoroastrian museum, Mir-Chakhmaq Mosques. In the evening visit Bazaar and then Dowlat Abad Garden. Overnight Yazd.
Day 18: Yazd
City tour of Yazd to visit water museum, Alexander prison , Jame mosque, Lariha house. In the afternoon walk in the Fahadan valleys. Overnight Yazd.
Day 19 : Villages-dessert-Yazd
In the morning you will be driven to visit Fire temple and Tower of silence. Then have an excursion to Shabahang dessert. The local people has established adorable camps in the heart of desserts. There, you enjoy watching a sunset, walking on the Sandhill, have a night gathering, set on fire and drink a cup of tea that is made on fire. Listening to traditional music, etc. Then go back to Yazd. Overnight in Yazd.
Day 20 : Yazd- Naein
In the morning drive to Naein. Visit Narin castle. After that visit cotton waving workshop, Jame mosque and its historical texture. Overnight Naein.
Day 21 : Naien-Isfahan.
In the morning drive to Isfahan. City tour of Isfahan to visit Vank cathedral in Jolfa area. At night visit Zoorkhane. Overnight Isfahan.
Day 22 : Isfahan
Drive from Yazd to Isfahan. Tour of Isfahan to visit Imam Square, one of the biggest square in the world. Lots of monuments surrounding this square like Aliqapu Palace, Imam Mosque, Sheiklotfollah mosque. Also, visit Bazaar. Then Visit Chehel Sotoun palace. At night visit Zayandeh River with the Si-o-Seh Pol and Khaju bridges that they lighten the environment during the nighttime. Drink a cup of tea and relax. Overnight Isfahan.
Day 23 : Isfahan
Tour of Isfahan to visit Hasht Behesht palace, Jame mosque,flower garden, bird garden. Overnight Isfahan.
Day 24 : Isfahan-Abyaneh
In the morning dive to Abyaneh. In the morning drive from Isfahan to Kashan. In Route visit Abyaneh. It’s a historical village where women wear colorful and flourish clothes with white scarves. The whole village looks red because of the soil’s color people use to construct their houses. Overnight Abyaneh
Day 25 : Kashan
Tour of Kashan to visit Borujerdi and Tabatabaee house , Fin garden. Overnight Kashan.
Day 26 : Kashan-Qom
In the morning drive toward Qom. In route visit Nush Abad underground city. Then visit Maasume shrine and Bazaar in Qom. Overnight Qom
Day 27: Qom-Tehran
Half day tour of Qom. Then dive to Tehran to visit Ab- o -Atash park and Nature bridge. Overnight Tehran
Day 28 :Tehran-Depart
In the morning drive to Tehran international airport to depart Iran.