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Discover Iran in One Week

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Duration

6 Days, 5 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people

Languages

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Overview

If you have only one week to explore the diverse country of Iran, Discover Iran in one week tour package will be one of the best choices for you. You can visit the famous mosques of the Pink Nasir al-lmulk mosque and the Blue-tiled Shah mosque. You can explore the UNESCO Persian Gardens of Dolat Abad in Yazd and the Eram Garden in Shiraz. You can also tour the historic palaces of Ali-Qapu and Golestan and many more of the masterpieces around Iran. For more information about the attractions mentioned through Discover Iran in one week tour itinerary, you can check out our blogs’ posts.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tour the historical center of Shiraz by visiting Vakil Mosque and Vakil Bazaar
  • Visit the ancient Amir Chakhmag Complex, the symbol of Yazd.
  • Discover the UNESCO gem of the city of Isfahan, Naqsh-E Jahan Square
  • Visit the National Jewelry Museum and a rare collection of world famous gems and royal jewels

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Tehran

The Tour begins when your plane lands at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) in Tehran. Our representative will be there to greet you and take you to Bahar Hotel to rest for the night.

Day 2: Tehran- Flight to Shiraz

On this day, before going to the airport for our flight to Shiraz, we will visit Azadi Tower, the iconic symbol of Tehran and the nation. Then, after a 1-hour flight, we will arrive at the city of Shiraz. Once in Shiraz, we will be first visiting one of the most glamorous mosques in the world called Nasirolmolk Mosque or the Pink Mosque. This mosque is world famous for its stained-glass windows. Next, we will enjoy the beauty of the famous and UNESCO recognized garden of Shiraz called Eram Garden. We will then explore the historical center of the city by visiting Vakil Mosque and Vakil Bazaar. We will also be visiting Ali ebne Hamzeh Shrine, a unique Shia’s holy shrine. We will be visiting the heavenly Mausoleum of Hafez where one of the most famous and respected Persian poets is laid to rest. We will take you to Beyn Ol-Harameyn Hotel to spend the night.(overnight in Shiraz)

Day 3: Shiraz- Persepolis- Yazd

On the third day, we will leave Shiraz to Yazd. Before arriving at Yazd, we will make our way to Persepolis which is located within 53 Km of Shiraz. This UNESCO World Heritage site is considered as the gem of Achaemenid Persian Empire. We will then discover the majestic Necropolis which is located within 5 kilometers of Persepolis. The tombs of Persian Kings of Achaemenid are impressively carved out of a rock wall, high above the ground. After visiting Persepolis and Necropolis, we will drive to Yazd to visit the Dolat Abad Garden which is one of the 9 Persian Gardens inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List. In the heart of the garden is located the Tallest Windward in the World. Then before heading to Khan Dohed Hotel, we will visit the ancient Amir Chakhmag Complex which is known as the symbol of Yazd.(overnight in Yazd)

Day 4: Yazd- Isfahan

We will start the day by visiting the Fire Temple of Yazd. This Fire Temple holds the everlasting fire that has been burning for more than 1500 years. Next, we will be visiting Jameh Mosque of Yazd which is known as the congregational ancient mosque of this city. Then, we will walk around Fahadan Quarter, the ancient part of the city, through its unique and old-styled alleys and mud brick houses. We will then make our way to the city of Isfahan. Once there, we will be visiting two famous historical Bridges of Isfahan which are the Khaju Bridge as the only tiled bridge of Isfahan and the lively Siosepol Bridge. We will be spending the night in Piroozy Hotel in Isfahan.(overnight in Isfahan)

Day 5: Isfahan- Flight to Tehran

On this day, we will visit the Chehel Sotun Palace which is a UNESCO Heritage Site that is surrounded by a great and beautiful Persian garden. The walls of the palace are adorned with mirrors, different designs and historical paintings. Next, we will walk to the nearby Naqsh-E Jahan Square. This UNESCO site, as the gem of the city of Isfahan, is the third largest square in the world. We can gaze at the splendor of the Square’s architecture, learn about its history and enjoy its tranquil ambiance. While we are there, we will also visit Shah Mosque which is a masterpiece of architecture and one of the finest examples of blue-tiled mosques. Also, we will discover the adjacent mosque called Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. Then, we will walk through the world famous Bazaar of Isfahan through Qeysarieh Gate. We will also visit the Vank Cathedral located in Armenian center of the city. We will head to the airport to catch a direct flight to Tehran and spend the night in Bahar Hotel.(overnight in Tehran)

Day 6: Tehran- IKIA

We will be spending the last day of our trip visiting some of the best attractions of the Capital of Iran, Tehran. We will visit the National Museum of Tehran. This museum is the greatest museum of the history and the archeology of Iran. Then, we will be visiting the splendid Golestan Palace. This 18th and 19th century masterpiece of Qajar Era is inscribed on UNESCO list. Next, we will explore and walk through the nearby Bazaar which is the oldest Bazaar of Tehran known as the Grand Bazaar. On this day, we also will be visiting the National Jewelry Museum which holds a rare collection of world famous stone gems and royal jewels that were gathered through centuries. We will then take you to Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) in Tehran where our tour will come to an end.

Included/Excluded

  • All airport transfers
  • Accommodation in standard 3 or 4 hotels
  • Private air conditioned vehicle for the whole trip
  • Domestic flights (Tehran-Shiraz / Esfahan-Tehran)
  • Meals (Breakfast & Lunch)
  • Expert English speaking local guide
  • All the mentioned entrance fees
  • Visa authorization code & support
  • Travel Insurance within Iran
  • Daily refreshments
  • Local SIM Card with 2 Gig data
  • A booklet with information on the attractions
  • Visa Stamp fee
  • International flights
  • Tips for the Guide and the Driver
  • Other personal expenses not
  • mentioned in the itinerary

Tour's Location

FAQs

1. Can I stay longer in Iran that I have planned?
Yes you can extend your 30-day Iran Visa validity if you wish to stay longer in Iran. If you have obtained your Visa through an embassy, you can extend your Visa twice and each time for 30 days. But in case you have got your Visa on arrival at the airport you can only extend it for 14 days. Keep in mind that the final decision regarding this matter is up to the Foreign Affairs officers.
2. When is the best time to book a tour?
We advise you to book the tours a few months in advance since there is no guarantee that the hotels mentioned in the tour packages will be available in your requested time, especially, if you are planning to travel during peak seasons which are from mid-March to May and from late September to Late November.
3. How long does it take to process an Iran Visa?
Typically, visa authorization codes are issued within 1-3 working days. You can then collect your Visa in 10 days at the Embassy. We advise you to start the process 3 to 4 weeks prior to the date of your departure. Also, if you are a UK, USA, or Canadian citizen you should start Iran Visa process 2-3 months earlier than usual.
4. Is it possible to book a different hotel than indicated in the tour itinerary?
Yes, we can change hotel reservation based on your requests. The hotels recommended in the itineraries are located at the center of the city and have been our tourists’ top favorites. It is better to book the hotels a few months in advance since there is no guarantee that the hotels will be available in your requested time.
5. Does Travelopersia offer tours in languages other than English?
Our recommended guides are fully fluent in English and the local language. On top of this, we can provide you with Italian, Spanish, German, Chinese, or Arabic guides on your request.
6. What kind of transportation does Travelopersia offer on their tours?
During your trip, you will be provided with a private transport according to the number of people on each tour. If your group tour is consisted of more than three people, you will be provided with a Van and for larger groups with a bus. All the offered vehicles are air-conditioned and comfortable.
7. What if I wish to extend my stay at a hotel before or after the tour?
Yes, we can help you book additional nights at a specific hotel before the tour begins and after your trip. Let us know so we can recommend you the best possible option.
8. Is there a prepayment for reserving the tours and Itineraries?
We require a 10% prepayment for each tour and itinerary reservation. The rest of the payment can be made upon your arrival.
9. What is the required dress code?
The dress code of Iran requires locals and tourists to wear clothes that appropriately cover their body, legs, and arms. In case of women, they are obliged to cover their hair and wear preferably knee length dresses or Mantos over a pair of pants. For foot wear, you can wear anything that you feel comfortable in.
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