World heritage gardens and historical highlights of Iran
This is a theme tour which is focused on historical gardens of Iran. There are 9 historical gardens which has been inscribed in UNESCO as world heritage. Persian garden is recognised as a unique way of garden design and construction with its features and characteristics. Iranian has made their gardens since Cyrus the Great! He designed his palaces connecting them with gardens which later referred as the first Persian style garden.
We also visit the highlights of Tehran, Shiraz, Persepolis, Pasargade and Esfahan.
The tour starts in Tehran by visit of Golestan palace, walking in grand bazar and streets around old town till the Parke-Shahr. We continue to see National museum and theatre Shahr. On the evening fly to Shiraz . More info on itinerary section.
Arrival in Tehran IKIA, meet your guide, transfer to hotel, rest.
Day 1 city tour, Golestan palace, bazaar, Parke Shahr, national museum. O/N Tehran
Day 2 Tehran contemporary museum, Carpet museum and Laleh Park. Evening flight to Shiraz. O/N Shiraz
Day 3 Shiraz, Eram Garden, Afifabad garden, Jahan nama garden. O/N Shiraz
Day 4 Pasargadae and ruins of Pardis, the oldest garden in the country, later Persepolis. O/N Shiraz
Day 5-6 Drive to Kerman, rest and free time. Next day Shazdeh garden and Fat-h-abad
Day 7-8 Drive to Yazd, Pahlavanpur garden en route. Later, the square and mosque. Zoroastrian fire temple , tower of silence, Dolat Abad garden on the evening O/N Yazd
Day 9-10 Drive to Esfahan, the famous Naqshe Jahan square, next day Hasht behesht Garden, Chehel Setoun Garden, the bridges on Zanyande Roud. O/N Esfahan
Day 11 Drive to Kashan to see Fin Garden. En route Natanz and Abyaneh.
Day 12 Kashan historical highlights, Aghabozorg Madrasah and mosque. Afternoon transfer to Tehran IKA airport.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tehran IKIA Airport
End location: Airport or Hotel
Duration: 12 days
By Suzuki Grand car or Van depends on number of pax
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 USD - Or equivalent in Rials per person per night in 3* hotel, breakfast included. Minimum pax for guaranteed departure is 2 pax for small private group.
Single supplement $430.