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NoyanPars

TEHRAN

TEHRAN

TEHRAN

Day 1 :... TEHRAN

Arrival in Tehran and reception of the group at the airport of Imam Khomeini (IKA) by the guide of Noyan. Transfer and overnight at the hotel.

AHVAZ

AHVAZ

AHVAZ

Day 2 : TEHRAN AHVAZ (1h:11 min)

Breakfast. Visit Tehran, the capital of Iran with its fourteen million inhabitants. This modern city is at an average altitude of 1200 meters; at the foot of the Alborz mountain which the highest point is Damavand (5600m). Tehran is the center of commercial and cultural activities and also the seat of the Iranian government. After a panoramic tour of the city, we also visit the sites as : LThe Archaeological Museum where the rare objects representing the history, art and culture of Persia from the 6th millennium BC to the beginning of the Islamic period (7th century) are grouped together.

• The Archaeological Museum:

By visiting the archaeological museum, tourists find the opportunity to experience Iranian art and culture from prehistory to Islamic times. The prehistoric and historical periods unite by fusion. The prehistoric pottery works well with bas-reliefs and inscriptions from Persepolis. Glass and Ceramics museum: The exhibition of objects is divided into five categories, in separate galleries.

  • The Enamel Gallery
  • The crystal gallery
  • The gallery of mother-of-pearl (9th-13th century AD)
  • The gallery of gold objects (9th-13th century AD)
  • The lapis lazuli gallery
  • Lunch Break: Traditional Iranian cuisine is remarkable and most of the time takes a long time to be prepared. Iranian meals are usually made up of rice, vegetables, meat and various kinds of bread. The most consumed hot drink is tea, especially after each meal.

    • Carpet Museum:

    art of weaving carpet in Iran is as old as its history. The presented carpets, urban or nomadic, range from the Achaemenes period to the 20th century. In the afternoon transfer to Mehrabad airport to go to Ahvaz. Overnight at hotel.

SUSA

SUSA

SHUSHTAR

Day 3 : AHVAZ (121 km)SUSA (46 km)TCHOQA-ZANBIL AHVAZ (131 km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Susa (116km north of Ahvaz). Visit of the historical city of Susa and the ziggurat of Tchogha-Zanbil the best and most beautiful site of the Elamite period classified by UNESCO. Return to Ahvaz. Overnight at the hotel.

SHIRAZ

SHIRAZ

SHIRAZ

Day 4 :AHVAZ SHIRAZ (537 km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Shiraz. On the way we visit the historic city of Bishapur founded by Shahpur 1st, second Sassanian emperor, following his victories over three Roman emperors. And also visit of the Sassanid bas-reliefs to Tang-e-Chogan. Continue to Shiraz. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 : SHIRAZ (60 km)PERSEPOLIS (80 km)PASARGADES SHIRAZ (118 km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Persepolis (50km) the capital of the Achaemenes Empire built by Darius I (512 BC) and classified by UNESCO. Continuation of visits to Nagsh-e-Rostam, Achaemenes necropolis with the bas-reliefs of the Sassanid period. Continuation to Pasargadae which is 70km from Persepolis. Pasargadae was the first capital of the Persian empire, where we visit the tomb and palaces of Cyrus the Great, the founder of the Achaemenes dynasty. This site is also classified by UNESCO. Return to Shiraz and overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 : SHIRAZ

Day dedicated to the visit of the beautiful city of Shiraz, The Eram garden (12th century), the tomb of Hafez (the great poet of the 14th century), the Mausoleum of Sadi, (a great poet of the 13th century), the Nassir-ol-Molk Mosque (19th century) and the bazaar traditional Vakil (18th century).

KERMAN

KERMAN

KERMAN

Day 7 :SHIRAZ KERMAN (558 km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Kerman. On the way, visit the Sassanid Palace of Bahram at Sarvestan dating to 5th century after J.C. A stop at Estahban to visit the fig trees in the valleys of Zagros. Continuation of the road to Neyriz to visit a beautiful Friday Mosque from the early Islamic periods. Picnic lunch. Continuation of the road towards Kerman. Night and dinner at the hotel.

Day 8 :KERMAN

After breakfast, Depart for Rayen to visit a pre-Islamic citadel founded at the Sassanid time. on the way back to Kerman a stop in Mahan to visit The Garden of Shahzadeh (19C). Visit of Shah Nematollah Vali's mausoleum (15th century). Lunch in a local restaurant. Return to Kerman. Visit of the Ganjali Khan complex (17th century, Safavid period). Dinner and overnight at hotel.

YAZD

YAZD

YAZD

Day 9 :KERMAN YAZD (369 km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Yazd. Continuation to Yazd, visit of the Pistachio gardens in Rafsandjan. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 :YAZD

Breakfast. Visit of Yazd which is the microcosm of art and dilemma, where one can see a religious and social harmony. It is also the city of the Zoroastrians which has a unique and traditional architecture. Visit of the Towers of Silence, the Zoroastrian cemetery, their Temple of Fire and Friday mosque (14C), lunch in a traditional restaurant, continuation of visits in the afternoon: Dowlat-Abad Garden (19th c.), The Mirchakhmaq Square (15th c.) And the bazaar (19th c.). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 :YAZD (170 km)NAIN ISFAHAN(158 km)

After breakfast, departure for Isfahan via Nain where we visit the 10th century Friday Mosque, the Historical House of Pirnia (17th century) and the weaving workshops of the capes. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

ISPAHAN

ISPAHAN

ISPAHAN

Day 12 : ISFAHAN

Isfahan or half the world so called by the people of the city to show its greatness. Isfahan is among the most beautiful cities in the country. A full day tour of the city's sites, such as the palace of the forty columns (17th century), the great Friday mosque (8th century), built over several centuries. Lunch in a local restaurant, visit of the Vank Cathedral (17th century) in the Armenian district of Djolfa. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13 : ISFAHAN

After breakfast we visit Naghsh-e-Jahan Square: Imam Mosque (17C)., Lotfollah (17C). Mosque and Palace of Ali-Qapu (17C). Lunch in a local restaurant. Visit the historic bridges. Having dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Day14 : ISFAHAN (134 km)NATANZ (22 km)ABYANEH (85 km) KASHAN (247km)TEHERAN

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Tehran. On the way visit the Friday mosque in Natanz (14C), the village of Abyaneh (Sassanid period) and in Kashan we visit the Tabatabai house (19C) and the Feen garden (17th and 19th centuries). Continue to Tehran. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 15 :TEHERAN ...

Breakfast. Transfer to Imam Khomeini Airport (Ika) and flight to …