• 11 Days Iran - The Heart Of Persia

    Iran is the heart of the Perisan civilization – one of the most ancient & long lasting! Though it has been under Islamic influence for nearly 1,500 years, the true spirit of Persia still prevails in the Iranians’ daily life today. There are now 20 UNESCO sites in Iran and you will visit 9 of them on this trip.
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Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Singapore / Shiraz
    Fly Singapore / Doha QR 947 2025/2330 – Daily
      Doha / Shiraz QR 476 0210+1/0400 – Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun
     
    Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for a rest (Early check-in guaranteed).
     
    Tour the beautiful Eram Garden (UNESCO site), followed by a walking tour in the city center, through Vakil Mosque and its vibrant bazaar,  Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque. Visit the beautiful Ali Ebne Hamzeh Mausoleum with its reflecting mirror tiles interior!

    Overnight: Shiraz
    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
  • Day 02 - Shiraz / Kerman
    Take a drive to visit the most famous ruins in Iran - the Persepolis (UNESCO site), built by one of the greatest ancient empire – Achaemenian, more than 2000 years ago.
     
    Continue to the nearby Naqsh-e Rostam and Naqsh-e Rajab. Then visit the world-heritage Pasargadae (Tomb of Cyrus the Great).
     
    Drive back to Shiraz in the evening and transfer to airport for your flight to Kerman after dinner.

    Fly Shiraz / Kerman EP 3809 2100/2220 – Fri 
     
    Overnight: Kerman
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • Day 03 - Kerman (Excursion to Bam & Mahan)
    Start the excursion to Bam today. Enroute to Mahan and visit its UNESCO-listed Shazdeh Garden and Shah Nimatullah Vali Mausoleum complex.

    Visit the UNESCO-listed Bam Citadel, which was heavily damaged in an earthquake, and now is reopened after restoration.
     

    On the way back to Kerman, enroute to Rayen Castle, another residential fortresses.

    Overnight: Kerman
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner

  • Day 04 - Kerman / Yazd
    This morning, explore the city of Kerman and explore the Ganjali Khan complex.
     
    This afternoon, depart to Yazd. On the way, visit Zeinodin Caravanserai, a merchant guesthouse during the Silk Road time.

    Overnight: Yazd
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • Day 05 - Yazd
    It is fascinating to wander around in the Old City and visit Yazd’s famous Jameh Mosque, Zoroastrian Towers of Silence (Climbing involved), Ateshkade (Fire Temple), and the UNESCO-listed Dolat Abad Garden with Iran's tallest wind tower. Finally explore the famous Amir Chakhmaq Complex.
     

    This evening, make a visit to a typical zurkhaneh, where the locals go for their sporting activities.

    Overnight: Yazd
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner

  • Day 06 - Yazd / Naein / Esfahan
    This morning, drive to Esfahan, with a stop at Naein. Explore the ancient Mohammadieh village at this desert town and visit Kavir Museum (Closed on Fri) that exhibits the ancient desert life.
     

    Arrive Esfahan this late afternoon, a grand and beautiful city as well the centre of the Persian Carpets. Visit the Vank Cathedral in the Armenian Quarter and some of Esfahan’s finest ancient bridges, Si-o-se and Khaju.

    Overnight: Esfahan
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner

  • Day 07 - Esfahan
    Spend a full day here visiting most of the important historical sites – Naqsh-e-Jahan Square (UNESCO site) with its Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace and Bozorg Bazaar.

    Overnight: Esfahan
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • Day 08 - Esfahan
    This morning, visit the Jameh Mosque (UNESCO site) – an architecture museum over a millennium old. Continue to Chehel Sotoun Palace and Monar Jonban famous for its shaking minarets.

    Drive to the picturesque mountain village of Abyaneh, then continue to Kashan, an attractive oasis town.

    Overnight: Kashan
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner included
  • Day 09 - Kashan / Tehran
    This morning, visit the UNESCO-listed Fin Garden and Borujerdiyeh & Tabātabāei House. Explore the unique Agha Bozorg Mosque and Madrasah (theological school).
    This afternoon, depart to Tehran, the capital of Iran.

    Overnight: Tehran
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner included
  • Day 10 - Tehran
    Visit the National Museum of Archeology and Golestan Palace.

    In the afternoon, visit the National Jewels Museum which houses the world’s largest pink diamond.

    Overnight: Tehran
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner included
  • Day 11 - Tehran / Singapore
    This morning, explore the Saadabad Palace built by the Pahlavi dynasty. Then head to the Reza Abbasi Museum, home to a unique collection of Persian art.

    In the afternoon, visit the Carpet Museum (closed on Mon). Enjoy some free time at the Grand Bazaar where you can doing some final shopping!

    This evening, be transferred to airport for your flight home.
    Fly Tehran / Doha QR 499 2230/0005+1 – Mon,Wed,Thu,Sun
      Doha / Singapore QR 946 0210/1445 – Daily 
     

    Arrive Singapore on the afternoon of Day 12.

    Meals: Breakfast included

     

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