Iran Classical Tour (15 days)

“Iran Classical Tour” has been planned as a two-week tour to suit everyone who would like to learn about Iranian culture, history and architecture in a couple of weeks. You will also travel to the most famous cities that have played key roles in the formation of Iran’s history and culture. During this period, you will explore the wealth of Iranian ancient civilization and today.

Iran Classical Tour: Route & Attractions

Here’s the route:

Tehran – Kashan – Natanz – Nain – Meybod – Yazd – Kerman – Mahan – Rayen – Shiraz – Esfahan – Abyaneh – Qom – Tehran

Major Attractions in Iran Classical Tour:


  • Golestan Palace Complex
  • Persepolis
  • Pasargadae
  • Imam Khomeini Square
  • Jame Mosque of Esfahan

Persian Gardens:

  • Golestan Palace Complex
  • Dolat Abad Garden
  • Shahzadeh Garden
  • Chehelsotun Palace
  • Fin Garden

Tombs of Famous People:

  • Mausoleum of Shah Nematollah-e-Valy
  • Tomb of Hafez
  • Tomb of Sa’di
  • Tomb of Cyrus the Great & other Achaemenian Emprors


  • National museum
  • Carpet Museum
  • Water Museum
  • Harandy Museum
  • Pars Museum


  • Natanz Friday Mosque
  • Nain Friday Mosque
  • Yazd Friday Mosque
  • Kerman Friday Mosque
  • Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque
  • Vakil Mosque
  • Emam Khomeini Mosque
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
  • Esfahan Jame Mosque


  • Ali-ebne-Hamzeh Shrine
  • Masoomeh Shrine


  • Golestan Palace Complex
  • Sa’ad Abad Palace Compound
  • Hunting lodge of Bahram
  • Persepolis
  • Pasagadae
  • Chehelsotun Palace
  • Aliqapoo Palace


  • Yazd Bazaar
  • Kerman Bazaar
  • Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz
  • Qeysarieh Bazaar of Esfahan

Villages & Neighborhoods:

  • New Jolfa Armenian Quarter
  • Abyaneh Village
  • Fahadan Residential Quarter
  • Izadkhast
  • Around The Holy Shrine in Qom

Vernacular Structures:

  • Water reservoirs
  • Wind Catchers
  • Ice Houses
  • Pigeon Towers


  • Yazd Towers of Silence
  • Varahram Fire Temple

Bath houses, Gateways, ancient rock relieves, ancient city walls, citadels, caravansaries, bridges, workshops, shrine, old houses, fortresses, etc.


Iran Classical Tour Services

This tour package includes the following services:

  • Visa processing support,
  • Accommodation with breakfast for you & your travel tour guide,
  • Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle) and transfers in private vehicles,
  • Refreshments (bottled water, tea, instant coffee, fruits, etc)
  • Full-time qualified tour guide in your chosen language,
  • Entrance fees of all sites, and
  • Tips (only for porters in hotels and airports).


  1. According to the services defines for the the “Iran Classical Tour” (above), it’s a bed & breakfast tour package. You can order a half board tour (includes one more meal: lunch or dinner) or a full board tour (including lunch and dinner) too.
  2. In all cases, the top priority is not to miss any of the above sightseeing activities. If a site or museum is missed, a substitution activity will be chosen by mutual agreement so that such omission can be compensated for you.


Iran Classical Tour Itinerary

Here’s the tour itinerary for this travel package:

Day 01: Overnight in Tehran.

Arrival in Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA). Meet with Guide. Transfer to hotel for rest.

Day 02: Overnight in Tehran.

In Tehran, visit:

  • National museum
  • Golestan palace compound
  • Treasury of national jewels … or … Carpet museum

At the end of the excursion, transfer to hotel.

Day 03: Overnight in Kashan.

In Tehran, Morning visit to:

  • Sa’ad Abad palace compound

Drive to Kashan to see:

  • Tabatabaee house
  • Hammam of Soltan Amir Ahmad
  • Ancient City Walls
  • Fin garden

Transfer to hotel.

Day 04: Overnight in Yazd.

Drive to Yazd. En route, visit Natanz to see:

  • Natanz Friday Mosque
  • Sheikh Abdol-Samad Shrine
  • A unique ceramic workshop

Then, proceed to Nain to visit:

  • Nain Friday Mosque

The final stop at Meybod to visit:

  • Narin fortress
  • Meybod caravansary complex (water reservoir, icehouse, traditional mailing house – Chapar Khaneh)
  • A pigeon tower

Transfer to hotel.

Day 05: Overnight in Yazd.

In Yazd, visit:

  • Towers of Silence
  • Varahram fire temple
  • Yazd Friday mosque
  • Fahadan ancient quarter
  • Dolat Abad garden
  • Bazaar of Yazd
  • Water museum
  • Mir Chaqmaq tekiyeh
  • Ancient City walls

Transfer to hotel.

Day 06: Overnight in Kerman.

Drive to Kerman. Inside city, visit:

  • Harandy Museum
  • Kerman bazaar including herb shops
  • Ganjali Khan Caravansary
  • Ganjali Khan bathhouse

Transfer to hotel.

Day 07: Overnight in Kerman.

Inside Kerman, visit:

  • Friday mosque portal
  • An old ice house
  • Jabalieh dome

Drive to Rayen to visit:

  • Ancient citadel of Rayen

Drive back toward Kerman. En route, stop at Mahan to visit:

  • Shahzadeh garden
  • Shah Nematollah-e-Valy mausoleum

Transfer to hotel.


Day 08: Overnight in Shiraz.

Drive to Shiraz. En route, see:

  • Neyriz Salt Lake
  • Fig tree gardens
  • Maharloo Salt Lake

En route, visit:

  • Sassanian Hunting lodge of Bahram

Transfer to hotel.

Day 09: Overnight in Shiraz.

In Shiraz, visit:

  • Nasir-ol-Molk mosque
  • Narenjestan garden
  • Ali-ebne-Hamzeh shrine
  • Karimkhani citadel
  • Pars museum
  • Vakil mosque
  • Bazaar of Shiraz including Saraye Moshir
  • A tour of the city of Shiraz
Transfer to hotel.

Day 10: Overnight in Shiraz.

Drive outside Shiraz to visit:

  • Persepolis
  • Naqsh-e-Rostam
  • Gate of Koran

Back to Shiraz to visit:

  • Tomb of Sa’dy
  • Tomb of Hafez

Transfer to hotel.

Day 11: Overnight in Esfehan.

Drive to Esfehan. En route, visit:

  • Pasargadae including Tomb of Cyrus the Great

Then, proceed toward Esfehan and stop at Izadkhast to visit:

  • A Safavid caravansary
  • Remnants of Izadkhast village

Inside Esfehan:

  • A walking tour along the city river

And visit:

  • Si-o-Se Pol (Allahverdikhan) Bridge
  • Khajoo bridge

Transfer to hotel.

Day 12: Overnight in Esfehan.

Inside Esfehan, visit:

  • Chehelsotun palace
  • Meidan-e-Emam (Naqsh-e-Jahan Square)
  • Emam Khomeini mosque
  • Sheikh Lotfollah mosque
  • Aliqapoo palace
  • Qeysariyeh bazaar
  • Handicraft workshops

Transfer to hotel.

Day 13: Overnight in Esfehan.

Inside Esfehan, visit:

  • Vank cathedral
  • Jolfa Armenian quarter
  • Jame Mosque
  • Walking tour of riverside or Emam Square

Transfer to hotel.

Day 14: Overnight in Tehran.

Drive to Tehran via Abyaneh & Qom. At Abyaneh:

  • A walking tour of Abyaneh

Proceed to Qom to visit:

  • Masumeh’s Shrine
  • A short excursion around Qom

Proceed to Tehran. Transfer to hotel to pack up for departure.

Day 15: Transfer to Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA). Fly out.


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