Tehran > Shiraz > Persepolise > Yazd > Isfahan
Food is a wonderful vehicle for discovering Iran, with its fabulous regional produce featuring in stews, rice dishes, kebabs and desserts. Join us in this journey
Day 1: Tehran
Arrival in Tehran, transfer to hotel, after some hours rest in your hotel, you will have a half day city tour of Tehran to visit the Golestan palace, and the grand Bazaar of Tehran.
Culinary tour in Tehran
Based on your flight time to Shiraz, if the time permits, you will go to Tajrish Bazaar in the north of Tehran, then go to Darband to be among people in this picturesque place to taste some delicious food, or you can have (Picnic Time), your guide arrange a picnic for you in a beautiful and picturesque garden in Tehran and your guide will teach you how you can make one the most famous food in Iran which is called Kebab.
A walking tour of Tajrish bazaar where we’ll introduce our guests to exceptional ingredients and spices unique to this part of the world while we experience shopping for a few fresh ingredients like the locals. Then we’ll head over to the kitchen where Shirin will show you her magic in creating the most delectable Persian dishes. We’ll be cooking a 5 course meal adjusted to the season and enriched with the freshest ingredients. (provided by persian food tours)
Then you will be transferred to the airport to fly to Shiraz in the evening. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 2: Shiraz
Tour of Shiraz to visit Eram Garden, Nasiro- Molk Mosque, Narenjestan Palace, tombs of poets Hafez and Saadi, Zand complex and Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine. Shiraz
Culinary tour in Shiraz
After finishing your city tour of Shiraz, your culinary tour starts: As we are from Shiraz, we hold a culinary tour free of charge for people who are interested in culinary. In this day, my family and I will be your host in our home for culinary tour. In this day, we will go shopping together and buy the ingredients. Then we start cooking together and spend some time in my home with my family and my friends. We will cook Kalam Polo, it is a traditional Shirazes food that include mixed rice, cabbage, some herbs with meatballs. For dessert, you will eat Faloodeh Shirazes which is made of noodles, this kind of dessert eat usually with lemon juice or rose water. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 3: Shiraz-Persepolis-Yazd
Early in the Morning drive to Persepolis, Naghsh-E-Rustam, Naghsh-e-Rajab and Passargade, then depart by surface to Yazd in the heart of Iran. On the way we will have short stop to visit the 4500 years old cypress tree. Stay overnight in Yazd.
Day 4: Yazd
Full day city tour in Yazd. Visit the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, and the Fire Temple, in the afternoon visit Amirchakhmaq mosque, Bazaar, Water museum. Overnight Yazd.
Culinary tour in Yazd:
In Yazd, you will eat your diner in a restaurant in Yazd to taste its traditional food. Yazd is so popular for having several kind of soup, soups often are made of rice, vegetables and beans. We recommend you to taste some of them which are more popular than the others: Ash-e Shooli, Ash-e Gandom and Ash-e Aloo.
Drive to Isfahan via Meybod and Naein villages. Visit pigeon tower, Narin castle then visit cotton waving workshop and Jame mosque in Naein. Overnight Isfahan
Day 6: Esfahan
Full day city tour of Isfahan to visit Imam square: A’li Qapu palace, Sheikh Lotfollah and Imam Mosques, Chehel- Sotoun Palace, bazaar, in the evening visit Sio-se-Pol and Khajou bridges and Zoorkhaneh. Overnight Isfahan
Culinary tour in Isfahan:
In this day, after finishing your city tour of Isfahan, you will participate in a cooking class in a friendly atmosphere to learn cooking some popular food of Isfahan such as: Beryani is made of lamb meat, liver, onions that is eaten by a kind of bread called sangak. Before start cooking class, you will go to the Bazaar of Isfahan to buy Gaz which is a traditional sweets of Isfahan.
Day 7: Esfahan
Half day tour of Isfahan to visit Vank cathedral, Jolfa area. Then visit Jame mosque. In the afternoon drive to Tehran. Overnight Tehran.
Day 8: Tehran
Transfer to Tehran Intl. airport for your return flight.