Trip Type : Sample Itinerary

Destination : Tehran (1) Shiraz (2) Isfahan (3) Tehran (1)

Trip Length : 7 Day

Activity types : Cultural Tours

Royal Persia’ showcases all the most popular attractions of the cities of Shiraz and Isfahan including, of course, the two most prominent UNESCO World Heritage Sites  of Iran: the 5th century BCE palatial complex of Persepolis, a colossal stage on which the Achaemenids displayed the glories of Ancient Persia; and Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan, representing the climax of Islamic architecture of 17th-century Persia

Itinerary

DAY 01TEHRAN

Arrival in TEHRAN. Morning to rest in the hotel. Afternoon visit to the Archeological Section of the National Museum, and AbginehMueum (the Glass and Ceramics Museum).Overnight:Tehran

DAY 02TEHRAN-SHIRAZ

Full day city tour of TEHRAN to include the Carpet Museum, Golestan Palace (World Heritage Site), and the Crown Jewels Museum. Evening flight to Shiraz.Overnight:Shiraz

DAY 03SHIRAZ

Full day city tour to explore the main highlights of SHIRAZ to include Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Arg-e Karim Khan Zand (a citadel), Pars Museum, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Mosque, Naranjestan Museum, Eram Garden (World Heritage Site), Ali-EbinHamze, tombs of Sa’di and Hafez. Overnight:Shiraz

DAY 04SHIRAZ-ISFAHAN

Drive to ISFAHAN through Persepolis (World Heritage Site), Naqsh-e Rostam, Naqsh-e Rajab, and Pasargadae (World Heritage Site). Overnight:Isfahan

DAY 05ISFAHAN

Full day city tour of ISFAHAN to see Naqsh-e-Jahan Square (World Heritage Site) and its surrounding sites including Abbasi (Imam) Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Pavilion, ChehelSutun Palace, and QeyssariehBazaar.Overnight:Isfahan

DAY 06ISFAHAN

Full city tour of ISFAHAN to visit Vank Cathedral in Armenian Quarter, the 12th-century Jame Mosque of Isfahan (World Heritage Site) and historical bridges of Shahrestan, Khaju Bridge, and Si-o Se Pol. Overnight: Isfahan

DAY 07KASHAN-TEHRAN

Drive to Tehran via ABYANEH and KASHAN. In KashanTabatabai House, Borujerdi House, SialkTepe and Fin Garden (World Heritage Site) will be visited. Drive on to Tehran with a tea break en route and a photo stop at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum. Return flight home.