After arriving at Tabriz International Airport (TBZ), you will meet and greet Derak representative. Then, you will transfer to hotel to rest.
Today, you’ll have the whole day to explore Tabriz:
Blue Mosque (or Kabood mosque)
Tabriz Bazaar (UNESCO Site)
Cities: Tabriz, Kandovan Village
Today, a short drive takes you to Kandovan village (56 km), the marvelous village located in the middle of Osku valley. It is well-known for its unique architecture including manmade cliff dwelling which is still inhabited. After discovering this unique area, you will drive back to Tabriz and rest there.
Cities: Tabriz, Hamedan
Early in the morning, you’ll have a ride to Hamedan (550 km); en route, you’ll stop to see the Soltaniyeh Dome, the UNESCO site and capital of Ilkhanid dynasty which was founded by Mongols; then, you’ll continue the road towards Hamedan, ancient Ecbatana.
Today, you’ll have the whole day to explore this ancient city; including:
Ganjnameh (including Achaemenid inscriptions & a nice waterfall)
Avicenna Mausoleum (famous Iranian scientists & writer of more than 200 books on medicine and philosophy)
Tomb of Esther and Mordechai (an important Jewish pilgrimage site)
Hegmataneh Ancient City (UNESCO Site)
Baba Taher Tomb
Cities: Hamedan, Khorram Abad
After breakfast, your journey continues by driving toward Khorram Abad (250km), the beautiful city lies in the mountainous area of Zagros; there, you’ll visit:
Falak ol Aflak Castle (An Impressive Castle dates back to Sassanid era)
Keeyow Lake (a natural lake in heart of the city)
Cities: Khorram Abad, Shush, Shushtar
Today, you will have a drive to Shushtar (305 km); en route, you will pass through many historical cities and you will explore:
Tomb of Daniel (the traditional burial place of the biblical prophet Daniel)
Shush Castle (constructed by French archaeologist Jean-Marie Jacques de Morgan in the late 1890s)
Apadana Palace in Susa (A capital of the Achaemenid Empire)
Haft Tappeh Archaeological Site & Museum
Chogha Zanbil (UNESCO site)
Cities: Shushtar, Shiraz
An early visit to Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System (UNESCO site) will start out your day; then, you will continue your journey toward Shiraz (561 km).
Right after having the breakfast, your city tour in Shiraz will be started:
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque)
Vakil Complex (including Mosque, bath and bazaar)
Karim Khan Citadel
Eram Garden (UNESCO Site)
Ali Ibn-e Hamze Holy Shrine
Hafez Tomb (beloved poet of 14th century)
Early in the morning, you will get on the road to visit the masterpieces of Achaemenid dynasty; including:
Persepolis (UNESCO site)
Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam)
Pasargadae (UNESCO site)
Cities: Shiraz, Sirjan, Kerman
Early in the morning, drive towards Kerman (570 km), en route, in Sirjan, you’ll discover:
Sirjan Salt Playa
Cities: Kerman, Mahan, Rayen, Bam
This morning, you’ll get on the road and pass through Mahan, Rayen and Bam (about 200 km); in these ancient cities, you’ll discover:
Shahzadeh Garden (UNESCO site)
Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine
Rayen Citadel (the second largest adobe structure in the world after the Bam Citadel)
Arg-e Bam (UNESCO site)
Then, you’ll drive back to Kerman…
Cities: Kerman, Shahdad
In the morning, you’ll drive towards Shahdad village (96 km) and have excursion in the central of Lut desert. In this area, Kalout are the most beautiful natural creatures in desert which are located in 40 km of Shahdad. Continuing to Gandom-e Beryan which is the warmest part of the planet with a temperature of 55 °C in summer, located in 15 km of Shahdad Kalout.
Leaving Kerman this morning, you’ll drive toward Yazd (366 km); then in this historic city, you’ll discover:
Today, you’ll have a full day to explore Yazd, this UNESCO site:
Jameh Mosque (including two 48m-high minarets & tiled entrance portal)
Dowlat Abad Garden (UNESCO Site)
Amir Chakhmaq Complex (dazzling symbol of Yazd)
Zoroastrian Fire Temple
Alexander’s Prison (Ziaiyeh School)
Saheb al-Zaman Power House
Cities: Meybod, Naein, Isfahan
This morning, you’ll leave Yazd for Isfahan (323 km); en route, in the ancient cities of Meybod and Naein, you’ll visit:
Shah Abbasi Caravanserai (One of the important roadside lodging houses of Safavid era)
Zeilo Museum of Meybod
Narin Castle (Pre-Islamic historical monuments)
Jameh Mosque of Naein
At night, in Isfahan, you will visit two astonishing bridge of Isfahan: Si-o-Se-Pol Bridge and Khaju Bridge, while the Esfahanis gather under the arches to sing.
After breakfast, you’ll have the whole day to explore Isfahan:
Naghsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO Site)
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
Ali Qapu Palace
Qeysarieh Bazaar (Best place to buy souvenirs)
In the afternoon, you’ll have a pleasant walk to reach:
Vank Cathedral (Wonderful Armenian Church of Safavid era)
Chehel Sotoon Palace (UNESCO Site)
Early in the morning, a short transfer (215 km) will bring you to Kashan; there, you will visit:
Fin Garden (UNESCO Site)
Tabatabaei Traditional House
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse
Cities: Qom, Tehran
Leaving Kashan toward Tehran (243 km), you’ll discover Qom city on your way and visit:
Fatima Masumeh Holy Shrine
Then, in Tehran, you will rest and relax in the teahouses of Darband.
Today, you will explore Tehran, the modern and crowded capital of Iran, by visiting:
Golestan Palace (UNESCO Site & masterpiece of Qajar era)
Iran Jewelry Museum or (Carpet museum)
National Museum of Iran
Tabiat Bridge (The pedestrian bridge connecting two famous park in Tehran)
Cities: Garmsar, Damghan
After breakfast, you’ll get on the road toward Damghan (365 km); en route, you’ll pass through Garmsar and visit:
Garmsar Salt Mines
Kuh-e Ezhdeha (Dragon Mountain)
After having an early visit to Tarikhaneh Mosque (Sassanid era monument), you’ll have a ride toward Mashhad (555km) and you will pass through Shahroud, Sabzevar, and Neyshabur cities.
This morning, you’ll visit:
Imam Reza Holy Shrine (the 8th Imam of Shiite)
Gohar Shad Mosque
Garden complex of Naderi Museum
Kooh Sangi Park
Your last day will start by visiting:
Tomb of Ferdowsi
Then you will be prepared for your departure flight.
23 Nights' accommodation at 3* hotels
Air conditioned VIP transport
Professional English speaking tour guide
Iran medical Insurance
All costs of the guide and driver
Iran Visa fee
lunch & dinner
Tips & porter charges
Any personal expenses such as laundry, mini bar, etc.
Please Consider That...
Arrival & departure point will be changed based on your wish.
We mostly choose 3* hotels for the budget tours, depending on the city, sometimes traditional hotels or eco-lodge can be booked.
All the items of included & excluded services will be changed according to your request.
This tour can be extended or compressed as per your Request