5 days
Tour duration
*****
Service level
4
Tour difficalfy level
Historical
tour type

Why is this tour suggested?

  • Shiraz is one of the most beautiful and historic cities in Iran, and has so many historical and natural attractions that it may take weeks to stay and visit.
  • Eram garden, whose name has been registered as one of the nine Iranian gardens in the UNESCO World Heritage List, offers you a unique combination of history and nature. The plant diversity in Eram Garden is very high and plants from many parts of the world can be seen.
  • Saadi’s tomb, walking into the courtyard of Saadiyeh, a world of Persian poetry and literature speaks to you and tells you Saadi’s advice and counsel.
  • Hafez tomb, read a sortilege from his book, and enjoy listening to poems.
  • One of the famous traditional Iranian bazaars located in Shiraz is Vakil Bazaar. Vakil historical bazaar is one of the most important bazaars in Shiraz from the past until now and is a beautiful relic of Karim Khan Zand. Get Masghati, and other souvenirs with excellent quality from this historical market.
  • You will visit Persapolis, Pasargadae, Karim khani citadel, and Naghs-e Rostam in this trip.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Union Square, San Francisco
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 6:30 PM.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Professional instructor Meals
1 hour of free time Transportation in mini-coach
NOT INCLUDED
Surfing equipment
Instructor gratuity

 

Day1

Breakfast, visiting Nasir Al-Molk Mosque and watching the light shine and its unique colors and tiles, visiting Karimkhani Citadel, visiting Vakil Bath and watching its decorative patterns, having lunch, visiting Vakil Mosque. After shopping, returning to the hotel and taking rest.

Day2

Breakfast, visiting the beautiful buildings of Hafezieh and Saadiyeh(the tombs of great Iranian poets), visiting the Jahan Nama Garden known as the Little Paradise of Shiraz, having lunch, visiting Eram Garden, one of the most pleasant Iranian gardens and walking among the tall trees and colorful flowers and watching the paintings and tiles of its mansion, visiting the Quran Gate(one of the oldest gates of Shiraz) and returning to the hotel and taking rest.

Day3 Breakfast, visiting Narenjestan Ghavam garden and its various artistic decorations, visiting the beautiful and historical house of Zinat al-Muluk, visiting Afifabad garden, one of the oldest and most beautiful gardens in Shiraz, having lunch, visiting Shah Cheragh shrine and watching its tiny colorful mirror decoration, walking in the market and buying souvenirs, returning to the hotel and relaxing.
Day4 Breakfast, driving to Marvdasht, visit the World Heritage Site of Persepolis ( the magnificent and ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during the Achaemenid Empire), and walking among its magnificent monuments and watching the reliefs and its amazing architecture, having lunch, visiting the ancient Naqsh-e Rostam complex and watching the tombs of several great Achaemenid kings and reliefs of the Sassanid period in which they depicted the important events of their time, returning back to the hotel and rest.
Day5 Breakfast, driving to Pasargadae, visiting the Pasargadae World Heritage Site, viewing the tomb of Cyrus (the Achaemenid king) and other remnants of the complex, having lunch.

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August 21, 2015

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