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Iran Ancient Persia Tour

Iran Ancient Persia Tour

Tour Name: Ancient Persia

Duration: 14 days

Itinerary: Tehran (2N), Zanjan (1N), Hamedan (2N), Kermanshah (1N), Dezful (1N), Ahwaz (1N), Shiraz (2N), Isfahan (2N), Kashan (1N)


Day 1: Arrival in Tehran - Meet and greet at IKA Airport, transfer to your hotel, check-in and rest. In the afternoon we can visit Sa'd Abad Palace Complex and then you will have Welcome dinner in a traditional restaurant and transfer back to the hotel. O/N Tehran


Day 2: Tehran - A full day sightseeing in Tehran to visit the main cultural attractions of this truly unique capital city. O/N Tehran


  • Golestan Palace (UNESCO Site)
  • Iran Bastan Archaeological Museum
  • Abgineh Museum
  • Jewelry Museum
  • Carpet Museum
  • Abbasi Museum


Day 3: Tehran - Zanjan (334 Km Drive) - Drive to Zanjan. En-Route, visit Soltaniyeh Dome. O/N Zanjan


  • Soltaniyeh Dome (UNESCO Site)
  • Salt Men Museum


Day 4: Zanjan - Hamedan (188 Km Drive) – In the morning visit Traditional Bazaar, Rakht-Shur Khaneh, and Seyed Mosque & School. Then, Drive to Hamedan. En-Route, stop by Takab to visit Takht-e Soleyman. O/N Hamedan


  • Traditional Bazaar
  • Rakht-Shur Khaneh
  • Seyed Mosque & School
  • Takht-e Soleyman (UNESCO Site)


Day 5: Hamedan (320 Km Drive) – A full day sightseeing in Hamedan to visit the main sites of this ancient city. O/N Hamedan


  • Tombs of Avicenna & Baba Taher
  • Stone Lion
  • Ecbatana (the Medes capital dynasty)
  • Esther and Murdkhai (Achaemenid dynasty Jewish Mausoleum)


Day 6: Hamedan - Kermanshah (186 Km Drive) - In the morning visit Ganjnameh Ancient Inscriptions. Then drive to Kermanshah. En-Route, stop by Kangavar to visit Temple of Anahita and Bisotun. O/N Kermanshah


  • Ganjnameh Achaemenid dynasty inscription
  • Temple of Anahita
  • Bisotun (UNESCO Site)


Day 7: Kermanshah - Khorram Abad - Dezful (495 Km Drive) - In the morning visit Tagh-e-Bostan. Then drive to Dezful. En-Route, stop by Khorram Abad to visit Falak-ol-Aflak Castle. O/N Dezful


  • Tagh-e-Bostan Grotto (Cave)
  • Falak-ol-Aflak Castle (Dež-e Shāpūr-Khwāst)


Day 8: Dezful - Ahwaz (151 Km) - Drive to Ahwaz. En-Route, visit the ancient cities of Susa and Shooshtar, Elamite Temple of Choghazanbil, and Haft Tappeh. O/N Ahwaz


  • Apadana Palace
  • Susa Museum
  • Danial’s Tomb
  • Sassanid Watermills and Waterfalls of Shooshtar (UNESCO Site)
  • Elamite Temple of Choghazanbil (UNESCO Site)
  • Haft Tappeh


Day 9: Ahwaz – Shiraz (540 Km Drive) - Drive to Shiraz. En-Route, stop by Kazeroon to visit Bishapour, Tange Chowgan, and Sassanid Polo Ground. O/N Shiraz


  • Bishapour City Remains
  • Tange Chowgan Rock Reliefs
  • Sassanid Polo Ground


Day 10: Shiraz - A full day city tour to visit the main sites of Shiraz, which is known for its splendid gardens, exquisite mosques, and famous poets. O/N Shiraz


  • Eram Garden (UNESCO Site)
  • Narenjestan Ghavam Garden
  • Karim Khan Citadel
  • Vakil Mosque & Bazaar
  • Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque
  • Madraseh-ye Khan
  • Atigh Jame' Mosque
  • Tombs of Hafez and Sa`adi


Day 11: Shiraz - Isfahan (484 Km Drive) - Drive to Isfahan. En-Route, stop by Sa’adat Shahr to visit the spectacular site of Persepolis and surrounding rock tombs. O/N Isfahan


  • Persepolis Complex (UNESCO Site)
  • Pasargadae - Tomb of Cyrus (UNESCO Site)
  • Rock tombs of Naqsh-e Rajab & Naqsh-e Rostam


Day 12: Isfahan - A full day city tour to visit Isfahan, the crown jewel of Islamic cities with wonder mosques, beautiful palaces, fascinating bridges, and old churches. O/N Isfahan


  • Naghshe Jahan (Imam) Square (UNESCO Site)
  • Ali Qapu Palace & Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
  • Chehel Sotun Palace (UNESCO Site)
  • Traditional Bazaar
  • Vank Cathedral Museum
  • Zayandeh River Bridges (Si-o-seh & Khaju Bridges)


Day 13: Isfahan - Kashan (216 Km Drive) - In the morning, visit Jame Mosque. Then drive to Kashan, the historic city that dates back over 6000 years. En-Route, stop by Abyaneh to visit this red brilliant village. O/N Kashan


  • Jame Mosque (UNESCO Site)
  • Abyaneh Village
  • Fin Garden (UNESCO Site)
  • Sialk Historical Hill


Day 14: Kashan - IKA (208 Km Drive) - In the morning, visit Borujerdi and Tabatabaei Traditional Houses and Agha Bozorg Mosque & Madraseh and then drive to IKA airport for departure flight.


  • Borujerdi and Tabatabaei Traditional Houses
  • Agha Bozorg Mosque & Madraseh


Tour Details & Prices

Group Size:

Min 10 - Max 20

Services Include:

- Accommodation (4 Star Hotel)

- Meals (13 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner)

- Transport (Chartered bus)

- All entrance fees, sightseeing, permits, excursions and activities as per the itinerary

- English / German speaking tour guide and trained driver

- Travel insurance

- Visa application process

- Airport transfer

- Refreshments

Services Exclude:

- International flight

- Visa fee payable when collecting your visa from an Iranian embassy or consulate or upon arrival

- Tip for guide and/or driver

- Entrance fees for sites not included in the itinerary


€ 2395 per person

$ 2695 per person

Prices are based on 2 people sharing a room. If you want to book a single room for the tour then additional supplement is charged.