Golestan Palace- Persepolis- Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis- Pasargad- Chehel-Sotun Garden - Naghsh-e-Jahan Square- Fin Garden -
The mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini –Milad Tower - Tajrish Bazar- Carpet museum- Tabi'at Bridge (nature bridge)- Treasury of National Jewels Museum- Azadi Tower- Shah Cheragh- Pink (Nasir-ol Molk) Mosque- traditional bazaar of Vakil –Saray Moshir-Maharlou Lake- Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque- The Ali-Qapu palace- Traditional Bazar - Khaju Bridge- sio sepol bridge- Abyaneh historical village-
Arrival (Imam Khomeini International Airport)
The mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini (Khomeini's tomb)
Tajrish Bazar, in Tajrish square
Tabi'at Bridge (nature bridge)
Arriving in Tehran in the morning. Nadiatrip’s tour director welcomes you at Imam Khomeini International Airport.
Then directly on the way we will visit The mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The shrine is flanked by four 91m-high towers symbolizing Khomeini’s age when he died. The huge gold central dome is adorned with 72 tulips, Inside the vast main hall, covered with 12,000 carpets each 12 sq. meters, Khomeini's tomb itself is enclosed in a stainless steel zarih, a cage-like casing through which pilgrims pay their respects and no small number of bank notes. Men and women approach respectfully from different sides.
Construction of the complex, covering 20 sq. km, began in 1989, but parts of it are yet to be completed. The plan is for the ceiling of the interior to be covered with tiny mirrors, as is the case with many other Shia shrines. it is not possible to carry professional camera inside the shrine (only normal one with permission if you are lucky) early morning, we have a light city tour in the northern part of capital city. Milad Tower is a multi-purpose tower in Tehran,it is the sixth -tallest tower in the world.
Tajrish Bazar, in Tajrish square in the northern part of Tehran. it comes to classic Iranian shopping experiences, Tajrish bazar including food market, green groceries, different bakeries and tasting many Iranian pickles and variety of nuts (such as pistachio), dates and Iranian pastries, a few fresh Culinary Essentials and spices (such as saffron) and tea, unique to this part of the world. browsing the food stalls at this photogenic bazar in upmarket Tajrish pretty much nails it.
Next stop in city center is Carpet museum, which has some of the most beautiful and world famous fine Hand-weaved Persian Carpets.
In the evening, it is time to visit and walking through Tabi'at Bridge (nature bridge) which is the largest pedestrian overpass Tehran. The 270-metre bridge connects two public parks.
(UNESCO WHS) Golestan Palace
Tehran old Grand Bazaar
(UNESCO National Jewels Museum (or alternatively visit Glass and Ceramic Museum)
Domestic flight to Shiraz
The second day we will visit (UNESCO WHS) Golestan Palace, the first royal building in the capital city Tehran.
enjoy by visiting Treasury of National Jewels Museum. (or alternatively visit Glass and Ceramic Museum) Here is the most dazzling collection of gemstones and jewelry, which are very famous in the world.
The National Jewelry Treasury is housed within the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran, at the heart of the City of Tehran. It is Open during Saturday to Tuesday, 14.00 - 16.30.
Closed on Wednesdays, weekends and Public and Bank Holidays.
The Glass & Ceramics Museum is, like many of other exhibitions, small but perfectly formed. The galleries walk you chronologically through the ages, with detailed.
This museum is dedicated to history of glass and ceramic in Iran. You can see glass made objects and ceramics since 2000 B.C. to 1900 A.C. It is really unique.
Direct transfer to Airport for flight to Shiraz.
On the way to Airport, we will have a photo stop at Azadi Tower, the last symbol of Tehran and a unique construction with traditional and modern architecture.
Rapid transfer to hotel.
(UNESCO WHS) Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)
(UNESCO WHS) Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam)
We have an excursion to the impressive (UNESCO WHS) Takht-e Jamshid or as Greek historians Herodotus called it, “Persepolis “
Numerous palaces, gates, stairs with reliefs, halls, the treasury used to protect the Achaemenid Empire’s legendary treasures are to be visited.
then, you will visit Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis, the rock reliefs and some tombs of the Achaemenid emperors.
Pink Mosque (Nasir-ol Molk Mosque)
Shah Chiragh (magnificent mausoleum)
Traditional Vakil Bazar
Morning sightseeing in Shiraz starting with Pink (Nasir-ol Molk) Mosque, which is famous as Pink Mosque. Sunrays will paint the floor and the columns colors by passing through the colorful window glasses. with colorful ceramics & windows. One of the most elegant and most photographed pieces of architecture in Shiraz, the Pink Mosque was built at the end of the 19th century.
The next visit will be “Shah Cheragh” magnificent mausoleums, with the dazzling mirror mosaics art.
Afterwards you will visit one of the natural attraction near from Shiraz which is called Pink lake (Maharlou Lake).
At last , traditional bazaar of Vakil and SarayMoshir.
(UNESCO WHS) Pasargadae Palace & Tomb of Cyrus the Great
sio sepol Bridge
Zayandeh rood river
In the morning time, we will leave Shiraz to Isfahan, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the other name of the city is “Nesf-e Jahan” which means “Half of the World”.
city of Islamic architecture.
one the way to Isfahan, visiting (UNESCO WHS) Pasargad. where Cyrus the Great is resting for centuries.
in the evening you will walk around Khaju Bridge and sio sepol Bridge (Zayandeh rood river).
UNESCO WHS) Chehel-Sotun Persian Garden
(UNESCO WHS) Naghsh-e-Jahan Square
(UNESCO WHS) Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
(UNESCO WHS) Ali-Qapu palace
Isfahan Traditional Bazaar
Persian Carpet studio
We have a great day in Isfahan, the masterpiece of Islamic archeology, by visiting Chehel-Sotun Garden (UNESCO WHS). Wonderful palace of Safavid Dynasty, with numerous huge and history-telling wall-paintings, which tells you the most important political event of the history of safavid dynasty.
The architectural of the palace is a typical design of all Persian Gardens.
We are going to visit the (Naghsh-e-Jahan Square) (UNESCO WHS), then visiting, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, every viewer can be absorbed by its dome color which is going to be changed from dawn to dusk.
The Ali-Qapu palace is the next site, which means “great gate”. it is very famous in naturalistic wall paintings.
Traditional Bazaar is the other important part of the main square.
Next we are going to have an amazing experience of weaving the Persian Carpet in a famous carpet studio. Now you have free time to stroll in the covered bazaar with your tour guide. You might like to have a look at the different particular types of handicrafts around the bazaar and buy a prestigious souvenir.
Abyaneh historical village
(UNESCO WHS) Fin Persian Garden
Departure (Imam Khomeini International Airport)
Morning departure from Isfahan to Tehran via Abyaneh & Kashan. en route to Kashan we will visit Abyaneh. The historical village has special historical houses, which are constructed with peculiar reddish hue mud. In addition, inside the city Kashan we will visit Fin Garden (WHS) a nice example of Persian garden. We will drive to IKAI airport for departure flight.