Tehran > Ahvaz > Suse > Shiraz > Bavanat > Yazd > Esfahan > Golpaygan > Hamadan > Kermanshah
A more through itinerary with emphasize on getting to know the history of Iran with a bit of nature to enjoy.
Day 1 : Tehran
Arrival in Tehran, transfer to hotel, overnight Tehran.
Day 2 : Tehran-Ahvaz
Half day city tour of Tehran to visit the Archaeological, Glass and Carpet museums, fly to Ahvaz in the evening.
Day 3 : Ahvaz-Suse
Full day excursion to Susa (Chogha Zanbil remains the best surviving example of Elamite architecture), overnight Ahvaz
Day 4 : Ahvaz-Shiraz
we depart for Shiraz visiting also the famous Sassanid Relies and Palace of Bishapur on the way, overnight Shiraz.
Day 5 : Shiraz
City tour of Shiraz to visit Eram Garden, Nasiro- Molk Mosque, Narenjestan Palace, tombs of poets Hafez and Saadi and Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine, overnight Shiraz.
Day 6 : Shiraz-Bavanat
Full day tour to Persepolis, Naghsh-E-Rustam and Pasargadae, then Depart by surface to Bavanat in the heart of the Zagrus Mountain, enjoy being with the nomads, their daily life and traditions. Camping overnight in an astonishing nature beside the nomads. Having a delicious dinner prepared by a local cook in the pure nature. overnight Bavanat.
Day 7 : Bavanat
After breakfast in nomad’s camps, leaving for the surrounding springs and enjoying a light trek through the mountain, move toward walnut forest (a forest with 20 km long situated amid a green valley). An interesting point is that there are several villages hiding in this green area, which will be passed during our adventure through this forest to become familiar with their local customs and traditions. Overnight in a traditional house in Bazm village.
Day 8 : Yazd
Depart by surface to Yazd in the heart of Iran. On the way we will have short stop in dessert area, overnight Yazd.
Day 9 : Yazd
Full day city tour in Yazd. Visit the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, and the Fire Temple, in the afternoon; visit the local famous Jameh and Mir-Chakhmaq Mosques, overnight stay in Yazd.
Day 10 : Esfahan
Drive to Isfahan via Nai'n to visit its beautiful Jameh Mosque, overnight stay in Isfahan.
Day 11 : Esfahan
Full day city tour of Isfahan to visit Vank Cathedral, Sio-se-Pol and Khajou bridges, Chehel- Sotoun Palace, Friday Mosque and bazaar, overnight Isfahan.
Day 12 : Esfahan
City tour of Isfahan to visit Hasht-Behesht and A’li Qapu palaces, Sheikh Lotfollah and Imam Mosques then drive to Abyaneh in the afternoon to visit the old village, overnight Abyaneh.
Day 13 : Golpaygan
Drive to Golpaygan via Kashan to visit the Broojerdiha and Tabatabaie Houses, Fin Garden, and Aghabozorg Mosque, overnight in Goplpaygan in a beautiful and fascinating old hotel (Gogad hotel).
Day 14 : Hamadan
Rest for some hour in Golpaygan then drive to Hamadan and on the way we have a chance to visit an ancient fire temple from the time of Median, O/N Hamadan
Day 15 : Hamadan
Full-day city tour including visit of Esther & Mordekhay mausoleum. Gombad alavian, Hegmatana hill ruins of seven folds civilization O/N Hamadan.
Day 16 : Kermanshah
Drive to Kermanshah to visit Sassanian bas-reliefs at Tagh-e Bostan, the Achaemenian inscriptions and reliefs at Bisotun and the Anahita Temple at Kangavar, Fly to Tehran in the evening.
Day 17 : Tehran
Transfer to Tehran Intl. airport for your return flight.