June 24, 2018

Iran In-Depth Tour (13/14/15 Days)

Traveling Route of Iran In-Depth Tour

Tehran – Qazvin – Zanjan – Hamedan – Kermanshah – Shush – Shushtar – Ahvaz – Shiraz – Esfahan – Kashan – Tehran

“Iran In-Depth Tour” has been planned as a two-week tour to the very depths of Iran’s ancient history and Iranian culture. You will travel back in time to Iranian ancient civilizations even before central governments. On this tour, you explore ancient cultures and religions before Persians.


This tour can be done in 13, 14 or 15 days depending on your exact arrival and departure times.

Tour Major Attractions in a Glance

Find the major attractions of this tour categorized in the list below:

  • Golestan Palace Compound
  • Bisotun relieves, inscriptions, caravansary, etc
  • Tchogha Zanbil Elamite Temple
  • Susa (Ancient city of Shush)
  • Persepolis Palace Compound
  • Pasargadae Palace Compound
  • Imam Khomeini Square
  • Oljayto Mausoleum
  • Golestan Palace Compound in Tehran
  • Chehelsotun Palace in Esfahan
  • Fin Garden in Kashan
  • Kangavar Anahita Temple
  • Tchogha Zanbil Elamite Temple
  • Bishaour Anahita Temple
  • Shushtar’s Shadorvan Bridge
  • Esfahan’s Khajou Bridge
  • Esfahan’s Sio-Seh-Pol (33-Arch Bridge)
  • Tombs of Esther & Mordechai
  • Tomb of Daniel the Prophet
  • Tomb of Hafez
  • Tomb of Sa’di
  • Tomb of Cyrus the Great & other Achaemenian Emperors
  • Oljayto Mausoleum
  • National Museum
  • Carpet Museum
  • Shush Museum
  • Museum of Bishapour
  • Water Museum
  • Treasury of National Jewels
  • Nain Friday Mosque
  • Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque
  • Vakil Mosque
  • Emam Khomeini Mosque
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
  • Ali-ebne-Hamzeh Shrine
  • Tomb of Daniel the Prophet
  • Tomb of Esther & Mordechai
  • Golestan Palace Complound
  • Sa’ad Abad Palace Compound
  • Bishapour Palace Compound
  • Persepolis Palace Complound
  • Pasagadae Palace Complound
  • Chehelsotun Palace
  • Aliqapoo Palace
  • Hamedan Bazaar
  • Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz
  • Qazvin Bazaar
  • Zanjan Bazaar
  • Esfahan Bazaar
  • Shush Streets
  • New Jolfa Armenian Quarter in Esfahan
  • Fahadan Residential Quarter in Yazd
  • Ancient village of Izadkhast
  • A city tour of Tehran
  • A city tour of Shiraz

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

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Iran In-Depth Tour Itinerary

Here’s the tour itinerary for this travel package:

Arrival in Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA). Meet with Guide.

Transfer to hotel.

In Tehran, visit:

  • National Museum (3 halls of pre-historic, pre-Islam & post-Islam eras)
  • Treasury of National Jewels   . . . OR Golestan Palace Complex
  • A city tour to learn about life in Tehran

Transfer to hotel.

Drive to Zanjan. En route, in Qazvin, visit:

  • Qazvin Bazaar
  • Safavid Dolat Khaneh (Chehel Sotun Palace, Aliqapou, etc)

Proceed to Soltaniyeh to visit:

  • Oljayto’s Mausoleum

Continue to Zanjan.

Transfer to hotel.

In Zanjan, visit:

  • Zanjan Bazaar

Drive to Hamedan through the . En route, visit:

  • Alisadr Cave
  • Lalehjin pottery workshops

Proceed to Hamedan.

Transfer to hotel.

In Hamedan, visit:

  • Ancient City of Ecbatana
  • Hamedan Bazaar
  • Walking Tour of Hamedan City Center
  • Tombs of Esther & Mordechai
  • Alavian Dome
  • Ganjnameh Inscriptions

Transfer to hotel.

Drive to Kermanshah. En route, at Kangavar, visit:

  • Anahita Temple
  • Kurd nomads (if in proper season)

Before Kermanshah, visit:

  • Taq-e-Bostan
  • Bisotun Inscriptions, Caravansary, etc

Transfer to hotel.

In Kermanshah, Visit:

  • Tekiyeh-ye-Moaven-ol-Molk

Drive to Ahvaz. En route, visit:

  • Kurd nomads (if in proper season)
  • Pol-e-Dokhtar bridge

Transfer to hotel.

Drive to Shush to visit:

  • Tchogha Zanbil Ziggurat
  • Tomb of Daniel
  • The First Apadana Palace
  • Shush Museum

Then, drive to Shushtar to visit:

  • Shadorvan Bridge
  • Waterfalls & Watermills
  • Band-e-Mizan

Back to Ahvaz.

Transfer to hotel.

Drive to Shiraz. En route, visit:

  • Qashqaee nomads (if in proper season)
  • Ancient city of Bishapour & its museum
  • Tang-e-Chogan Sassanian relives

Proceed to Shiraz. Transfer to hotel.

In Shiraz, visit:

  • Nasir-ol-Molk mosque
  • Narenjestan garden
  • Tomb of Sa’dy
  • Ali-ebn-e Hamzeh Shrine
  • Karimkhani Citadel
  • Vakil Bathhouse
  • Vakil Mosque
  • Bazaar of Shiraz including Saray-e Moshir

Transfer to hotel.

Drive outside Shiraz to visit:

  • Persepolis
  • Naqsh-e-Rostam

Back to Shiraz to visit:

  • Gate of Koran
  • Eram Garden
  • Tomb of Hafez
  • A City Tour of Shiraz

Transfer to hotel.

Drive to Esfehan. En route, visit:

  • Pasargadae including Tomb of Cyrus the Great

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

  • Remnants of the ancient of Izadkhast

Inside Esfehan:

  • A walking tour along the city river

And visit:

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

Transfer to hotel.

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.

Morning visit in Esfahan:

  • Vank Cathedral
  • Jolfa Armenian quarter

Drive to Tehran International Airport (IKA). En route, in Kashan, visit:

  • Tabatabaee Traditional House
  • Fin Garden

Transfer to airport hotel.

Transfer to Departure Hall to fly out.

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