Tehran > Shiraz > Isfahan > Yazd > Kashan
The beautiful panoramic routes of the Iran Railway, combined on an extraordinary round trip. You can enjoy Iran comfortably by train. Discover different regions and cultures.
Day 1, Tehran
You will arrive in Tehran, welcoming by your guide and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2, Tehran
After eating a delicious breakfast, start visiting some highlights of Tehran:
National Museum: This museum was inaugurated in 1993. It preserves ancient Persian Antiquities including pottery vessels, metal objects, books, coins etc. which is devoted to two buildings:
1. Museum of ancient of Iran that holds the pre-Islamic collection
2. Museum of Islamic era holds the post-Islamic artifacts
Golestan complex is a beautiful palace that tells you a lot about history of Iran consisting 17 palaces and museums that is one the main palaces in Tehran.
If the time allows, Jewelry Museum dates back to Safavid era. This museum is a palace which you can see amazing and exclusive jewels and treasures of ancient of Iran. Your day will finish to explore an eye- caching Traditional Bazaar of Tehran which will let you get familiar with Iranians daily activities and the great place for shopping and Bargaining.
Overnight in Tehran
Day 3, Tehran-Shiraz( Night in train)
In the second day of Tehran, after eating a delicious breakfast, you will continue city tour of Tehran to visit Sadabad Palace and Nivaran Palace. These palaces where it is highly recommended visiting because there are many magnificent buildings which has been related to King of Iran and his family with very nice area around them with lots of trees and various kinds of birds. Don't miss them, it's nice to take a walk around the gardens and visit the buildings that covered by full trees.Then transferred to the train station to take it and go on to Shiraz.Overnight in Train.
Day 4: Shiraz
In the morning, as soon as you arrive, you will go to the nice place to eat breakfast, then start your city tour of Shiraz. Shiraz is the capital city of Fars province full of treasures of Persian culture. It is also the former capital of Iran, during the Zand dynasty's era and also the birth place of the great Persian poets Hafiz and Saadi. This city is famous for being the origin of one of the best wines in the world called Syrah. Do not hesitate to talk to Shirazi people, especially educated youths, many of them speak English well. Shirazi People are all very welcoming and like getting into conversation with you. Some of them like even invite you to be their guest. In Shiraz, you will have a lot of choice to visit. Start visiting Nasir-Al-Mulk mosque with its colored glasses. Then it is time to visit Narenjestan Garden is traditional and historical house which was built in the late 19th century with the many Narenj inside. As we mentioned before we will go to the heart of Zandie dynasty with visiting Vakil complex including Vakil bathhouse, bazaar, citadel and mosque, etc. your city tour of Shiraz will complete to visit and spend some hours especially at night in Hafez and Saaditomb. Tomb of the great Persian poet(Hafiz) is one of the best place to get relax, so suggest you to visit it at night and drink a tea and also ask a local to foretell you fortune by the Book of Hafiz.
Day 5: Shiraz-Persepolis-Necropolis-Passargad- Shiraz
In this day, you will have an excursion to visit Persepolis, Necropolis, and Passargadae. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 6: Shiraz-Isfahan( VIP bus )
Note: please notice that there is not any train station in this route, so you will be transferred to Isfahan by VIP bus. Because the bus is the best choice.
In this day,you be transferred to the terminal and transferred to Isfahan by VIP bus. As soon as you arrive, you will transferred to hotel and stay there for some hours rest. In the evening, if you are not tired, you will have a light tour of Isfahan to visit Vank Cathedral in Jolfa (the Armenians quarter) which includes this beautiful church in Iran. You can find lots of cozy cafés there to drink café and rest for some hours.
Day 7, Isfahan
In the morning, drive to Isfahan is an historical city in central Iran, known as the half the world. It is famous for its Persian architecture. In this city you can see Naqsh-e Jahan Square including Imam (Shah) Mosque was built during the Safavid period and it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran. In fact, it is really one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture., Ali Qapu Palace, built for Shah Abbas in the late 16th century, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque one of the architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture, this mosque without any minarets is considered to be the most beautiful in Iran was built and designed to be private mosque by Shah Abbas for his family, and then your day will finish to spend some hours waking in Qaysaryeh Bazaar with lots of handicraft. Overnight in Isfahan
Day 8, Isfahan-Yazd ( By train)
In the morning ,Your day will start to spend some hours walking along on the historical bridges beside the Zayandeh rood river and see the locals there. Then go to the train station to take a train toward Yazd. Overnight in Yazd.
Day 9, Yazd
Yazd is a city in the central of Iran. It is an ancient city dates back to the Sassanian Period. A soon as you arrive in Yazd, you will have a full day city tour in 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 stay in Yazd.
Day 10, Yazd-Kashan( by morning train)
In the morning,you will have a half day tour of Yazd, then you will take a train toward Kashan. Based on your arrival time, visit some highlights of Kashan such as Tabatabaei traditional house and Brujerdiha House. These houses themselves belonged to the reach businessmen and they showed how the people live in those years.
Overnight in Kashan
Day 11, Kashan
In the morning, visit Fin garden which provides a spectacular view for travelers who would like to see a Persian Garden for the first time. It is so interesting to find out that the fountains were naturally pumped which makes the site more of a masterpiece.
Additionally, it is highly recommended the bathroom where Amir Kabir had been murdered.Then visit Bazaar. Overnight in Kashan
Day 12, Depart
Transferred toward Tehran Intl airport to fly back to your country.