Iran - Discover Persia

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ARIR

From: £1604.25

Follow in pilgrims’ footsteps and explore the history of old Persia and the spirit of the new Iran. Discover magnificent mosques, small mountain villages, and colourful gardens, and gain deeper insight into this ancient land. Wander the streets of ancient capitals and desert cities, and witness spectacular Zoroastrian temples. Your expert Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will take the hassle out of planning and organizing, leaving you free to uncover the gems of Iran at the best cultural monuments and in the stalls of exotic bazaars.

Day 1 Tehrān

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Tehrān/Yazd (1B)

Explore Tehran with a local guide, visiting the Sa’d Abad Palace and National Jewel Museum before boarding an evening train to Yazd.

Day 3 Yazd (1B)

Tour the old town of Yazd, marvelling at the unique towers that scatter the city. Visit the Jameh Mosque, Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, and the Towers of Silence burial grounds.

Day 4 Yazd/Zein-o-Din Caravanserai (1B, 1D)

Free morning in Yazd. Drive to the historic Zeinodin Caravanserai and overnight.

Day 5 Zein-o-Din Caravanserai/Kermān (1B)

Travel to the region of Kerman, home to the villages of Rayen and Māhān, both steeped in history.

Day 6 Kermān (1B)

Spend the day visiting highlights of the area. Visit the Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine and Shahzadeh Garden. Later, visit the Bathhouse Museum and the Rayen Citadel.

Day 7 Kermān/Shiraz (1B)

Transfer from Kermān to Shiraz . Explore the city and visit the Karim Khan Citadel, Vakil Mosque, and the tombs of Hafez and Sa’adi.

Day 8 Shiraz (1B)

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Persepolis, the ceremonial palace of Darius, and admire its amazingly well-preserved carvings. Later, wander the streets and mingle with the students in laid-back Shiraz.

Day 9 Shiraz/Isfahan (1B)

Stop at the Koran Gate and the UNESCO-listed Pasargadae complex en route to Isfahan, one of the finest Islamic cities in the world.

Day 10 Isfahan (1B)

Tour the beautiful city of Isfahan, enjoying the famous square, mosques, and bartering at the bazaar. Hang out on the many bridges that make Isfahan unique, or shop for an authentic Persian rug.

Day 11 Isfahan (1B)

Spend a full day exploring this gorgeous city.

Day 12 Isfahan/Abyāneh (1B)

Take a scenic drive through Natanz to the mountain village of Abyaneh, known for having retained its ancient charm. Enjoy a village walk to learn more.

Day 13 Abyāneh/Tehrān (1B)

En route to Tehran, visit Kashan. Back in Tehran, visit Imam Khomeini’s shrine.

Day 14 Tehrān (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
29/09/2018 12/10/2018 9 £1604.25
06/10/2018 19/10/2018 0 £2139.00
13/10/2018 26/10/2018 2 £2139.00
20/10/2018 02/11/2018 0 £2139.00
27/10/2018 09/11/2018 1 £2139.00
03/11/2018 16/11/2018 0 £1999.00
10/11/2018 23/11/2018 0 £1999.00
16/03/2019 29/03/2019 13 £1999.00
30/03/2019 12/04/2019 13 £1999.00
13/04/2019 26/04/2019 12 £2069.00
27/04/2019 10/05/2019 10 £2069.00
18/05/2019 31/05/2019 15 £2199.00
25/05/2019 07/06/2019 15 £2199.00
08/06/2019 21/06/2019 15 £2199.00
13/07/2019 26/07/2019 13 £2199.00
03/08/2019 16/08/2019 14 £2199.00
31/08/2019 13/09/2019 15 £2199.00
07/09/2019 20/09/2019 12 £2199.00
28/09/2019 11/10/2019 15 £2199.00
12/10/2019 25/10/2019 15 £2199.00
26/10/2019 08/11/2019 15 £2199.00
09/11/2019 22/11/2019 14 £1999.00
07/03/2020 20/03/2020 15 £1999.00
14/03/2020 27/03/2020 15 £1999.00
21/03/2020 03/04/2020 15 £1999.00
28/03/2020 10/04/2020 15 £1999.00
04/04/2020 17/04/2020 14 £2069.00
11/04/2020 24/04/2020 15 £2069.00
18/04/2020 01/05/2020 15 £2069.00
25/04/2020 08/05/2020 15 £2069.00
02/05/2020 15/05/2020 15 £2199.00
09/05/2020 22/05/2020 15 £2199.00
16/05/2020 29/05/2020 15 £2199.00
30/05/2020 12/06/2020 15 £2199.00
06/06/2020 19/06/2020 15 £2199.00
20/06/2020 03/07/2020 15 £2199.00
27/06/2020 10/07/2020 15 £2199.00
11/07/2020 24/07/2020 15 £2199.00
25/07/2020 07/08/2020 15 £2199.00
08/08/2020 21/08/2020 15 £2199.00
22/08/2020 04/09/2020 15 £2199.00
05/09/2020 18/09/2020 15 £2199.00
12/09/2020 25/09/2020 15 £2199.00
19/09/2020 02/10/2020 15 £2199.00
21/09/2020 04/10/2020 15 £2199.00
26/09/2020 09/10/2020 15 £2199.00
03/10/2020 16/10/2020 14 £2199.00
10/10/2020 23/10/2020 15 £2199.00
17/10/2020 30/10/2020 15 £2199.00
24/10/2020 06/11/2020 15 £2199.00
31/10/2020 13/11/2020 15 £2199.00
07/11/2020 20/11/2020 15 £1999.00
14/11/2020 27/11/2020 15 £1999.00

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