Day 1: Flight from your home country to Isfahan
We prepare ourselves for a fabulous trip to Great Persia.
Afternoon arrival to Isfahan, after custom formality, meet and assist at airport and transfer to the Hotel.
Day 2: Isfahan
After breakfast, full day visit Isfahan: Naghse Jahan Sq (Imam Mosque , sheikh Lotfollah , Aliqapoo,Grand
Bazzar) & Chehel Sotoun. Evening visit old bridiges ( Khajoo & Si o Se Pol)
Naqsh-e Jahan Square, known as Imam Square, formerly known as Shah Square, is a square situated at the
center of Isfahan city, Iran. Constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical site, and one
of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. It is 160 metres (520 ft) wide by 560 metres (1,840 ft) long (an area of
89,600 square metres (964,000 sq ft)). The square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era. The Shah
Mosque is situated on the south side of this square. On the west side is the Ali Qapu Palace. Sheikh Lotf Allah
Mosque is situated on the eastern side of this square and at the northern side Keisaria gate opens into the
Isfahan Grand Bazaar. Today, Namaaz-e Jom'eh (the Muslim Friday prayer) is held in the Shah Mosque.
The Lotfollah Mosque : The Lotfollah Mosque had a secret entrance that spanned underneath the Maidan, from
the Palace on the opposite side of the square.
Of the four monuments that dominated the perimeter of the Naqsh-e Jahan square, the Lotfollah Mosque,
opposite the palace, was the first to be built. The purpose of this mosque was for it to be a private mosque of
the royal court, unlike the Shah mosque|Masjed-e Shah, which was meant for the public. For this reason,
the mosque does not have any minarets and is of a smaller size. Indeed, few Westerners at the time of the
Safavids even paid any attention to this mosque, and they certainly did not have access to it.
Ali Qapu is in effect but a pavilion that marks the entrance to the vast royal residential quarter of the Safavid
Isfahan which stretched from the Maidan Naqsh-i-Jahan to the Chahar Bagh Boulevard. The name is made of
two elements: "Ali", Arabic for exalted, and "Qapu" Turkic for portal or royal threshold. The compound stands
for "Exalted Porte". This name was chosen by the Safavids to rival the Ottomans' celebrated name for their
court : Bab-i Ali, or the "Sublime Porte"). It was here that the great monarch used to entertain noble visitors,
and foreign ambassadors.
Shah Abbas, here for the first time celebrated the Nowruz (New Year's Day) of 1006 AH / 1597 A.D. A large
and massive rectangular structure, the Ali Qapu is 48 m (157 ft) high and has six floors, fronted with a wide
terrace whose ceiling is inlaid and supported by wooden columns.
On the sixth floor, the royal reception and banquets were held. The largest rooms are found on this floor. The
stucco decoration of the banquet hall abounds in motif of various vessels and cups. The sixth floor was
popularly called (the music room) as it was here that various ensembles performed music and sang songs.
The Bazaar of Isfahan is a historical market and one of the oldest and largest bazaars of the Middle East.
Although the present structure dates back to the Safavid era, parts of it are more than a thousand years old,
dating back to the Seljuq dynasty. It is a vaulted, two kilometer street linking the old city with the new.
Chehel Sotoun ( “Forty Columns”) is a pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long pool, in Isfahan,
Iran, built by Shah Abbas II to be used for his entertainment and receptions. In this palace, Shah Abbas II and
his successors would receive dignitaries and ambassadors, either on the terrace or in one of the stately
The name, meaning "Forty Columns" in Persian, was inspired by the twenty slender wooden columns
supporting the entrance pavilion, which, when reflected in the waters of the fountain, are said to appear to be
Khaju Bridge is a bridge in the province of Isfahan, Iran, which has been described as the finest in the
province. It was built by the Persian Safavid king, Shah Abbas II around 1650, on the foundations of an older
bridge. Serving as both a bridge, and a dam (or a weir), it links the Khaju quarter on the north bank with the
Zoroastrian quarter across the Zayandeh River. Although architecturally functioning as a bridge and a weir, it
also served a primary function as a buildingand a place for public meetings. This structure was originally
decorated with artistic tilework and paintings, and served as a teahouse.
Allāhverdi Khan Bridge, popularly known as Si-o-seh pol “The bridge of thirty-three spans” is one of the
eleven bridges of Isfahan, Iran and the longest bridge on Zayandeh River with the total length of 297.76 metres
(976.9 ft). It is highly ranked as being one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design.
It was constructed by the finance and the inspection of Allahverdi Khan Undiladze chancellor of Shah Abbas I,
an ethnic Georgian, it consists of two rows of 33 arches from either sides, left and right. There is a larger base
plank at the start of the bridge where the Zayandeh River flows under it, supporting a tea house which
nowadays is abandoned due to the shortage of water and the river drought.
Day 3: Isfahan
After breakfast, full day visit Isfahan: Hasht Behesht , Vank Church, Jameh Mosque.
Hasht Behesht, meaning "Eight Paradises" is a Safavid era palace in Isfahan.
It was built in 1669 and is today protected by Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization. Of more than forty
mansions which existed in Isfahan during the rule of Safavids, this is the only one left today.
Holy Savior Cathedral is a cathedral located in the New Julfa district of Isfahan, Iran. It is commonly referred
to as the Vank (Վանք), which means "monastery" or "convent" in Armenian language.
The cathedral was established in 1606, dedicated to the hundreds of thousands of Armenian deportees that were
resettled by Shah Abbas I during the Ottoman War of 1603-1618.
The varying fortunes and independence of this suburb across the Zayande River and its eclectic mix of
European missionaries, mercenaries and travelers can be traced almost chronologically in the cathedral's
combination of building styles and contrasts in its external and internal architectural treatment.
The Jāmeh Mosque of Isfahān is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Isfahān city, within Isfahān
Province, Iran. The mosque is the result of continual construction, reconstruction, additions and renovations on
the site from around 771 to the end of the 20th century. The Grand Bazaar of Isfahan can be found towards the
southwest wing of the mosque. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012.
This is one of the oldest mosques still standing in Iran, and it was built in the four-iwan architectural style,
placing four gates face to face. An iwan is a vaulted open room. The qibla iwan on the southern side of the
mosque was vaulted with muqarnas during the 13th century. Muqarnas are niche-like cells.
Day 4: Isfahan - Kashan
After breakfast, check out hotel and drive to Kashan (218 km).In Kashan visit Fin Garden, Boroujerdi &
Tabatabaei old houses in Kashan
Fin Garden, or Bagh-e Fin, located in Kashan, Iran, is a historical Persian garden. It contains Kashan's Fin
Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by an assassin sent by King Nasereddin Shah
in 1852. Completed in 1590, the Fin Garden is the oldest extant garden in Iran.
The origins of the garden may be anterior to the Safavid period; some sources indicate that the garden has
been relocated from another place, but no clear picture of it has been found.
The settlements of the garden in its present form was built under the reign of Abbas I of Persia (1571-1629),
as a traditional bagh near the village of Fin, located a few kilometres southwest of Kashan.
The garden was developed further during the Safavid dynasty, until Abbas II of Persia (1633-1666). It was
highly recognized during the reign of Fat′h Ali Shah Qajar and was considerably expanded.
Home Borujerdian the historic city of Kashan is. The building is located in the neighborhood Sultan Mir
Ahmad and in the second half of the 13th century Hijri built in Qajar era and was registered under the number
1083 in the national index. The house has a beautiful crescent-shaped symmetrical vents on the roof of the hall
and pergola on one of the most beautiful manifestations of Persian architecture to display it. So that the
inscriptions on all four sides of the hall, the building dates back to 1292 BC E…
Paintings, valuable and Gchbryhay this house, under the Sani-ol-Molk, the great Iranian painter and uncle
Kamalolmolk been implemented. The owner of the house, Haj Seyed Mehdi Natanz Natanz businessmen
residing in Kashan and architect of the master Ustad Ali Maryam was. Because of his many trips to the city of
Boroujerd have known Boroujerdi. He loved the girl’s Tabatabai Tabatabai also one of the largest carpet
merchant, and then leaves to consent to the marriage condition. His beautiful home which is now called the
house Tabatabaian known as lived and Mehdi says he must build a house like my house to get my daughter to
Hmsryt in. Mehdi also accepts and ends after 7 years to build the inner courtyard and living at home after 11
years in the main hall is completed. Boroujerdi House in Kashan Cultural Heritage Administration is now home.
Brvjrdyhay historic house in Kashan in terms of popularity tourist attraction as a top choice UNESCO in 2015
and 2016 respectively.
Home Tabatabaian which was registered under number 1504, in the second half of the 13th century AH by Haj
Seyed Jafar Tabatabai merchants Natanz resident of Kashan in the neighborhood Sultan Amir Ahmad was built.
Architect manufacturer of the master Ustad Ali Maryam and plaster involved in the art and drawings by
students Mirza Abul Hassan Sani-ol-Molk Ghaffari Kashani, and under him were doing.
Day 5: Kashan – Nain -Yazd
After breakfast, drive to Yazd (391 km) en route visit Jame Mosque of Nain.
Afternoon arrival to Yazd and visit Tower of Silence.
The Jāmeh Mosque of Nā'īn is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Nā'īn city, within Isfahān
Province of Iran. Although the mosque is one of the oldest in Iran, it is still in use and is protected by Iran's
Cultural Heritage Organization.
The mosque is one of the oldest in Iran, dating back to the 9th century. The interiors however are Seljuki in
brick craftsmenship, and therefore allude to the 11th century.
Tower of Silence Cellar Zoroastrians , called the Tower of Silence Tower also known as off. The crypt at 15
kilometers southeast of Yazd Safaieh around the region and on a low-lying sedimentary mountain called Mount
crypt is located.
The function of this tower was to bury the corpses. In the distant past corpses to the top of the tower meant to
be bird feed. Later Myrykhthand bones in a pit. This was done to prevent soil contamination.
Day 6: Yazd
After breakfast, full day visit Yazd : Zoroastrian fire temple, Friday Mousque, Amir chakhmaq Sq, Water
Musuem, Dolat Abad Garden .
Yazd fire whereabouts of the Zoroastrian sacred fire in the city of Yazd and Temple Zoroastrians residing in the
city. The main building temples on height of about 21 meters off the ground and in the large yard trees
evergreen cypress and pine covered, is located. Figure Forouhar and stone capitals that gives it a special beauty
blue pond in front of the building. The temples of properties Altar of the water.
The Hall's main building and a wall of stone capitals flowering gems work of artists from Isfahan. This rock
artists in Isfahan shaved and then to Yazd have. Tile journalist Forouhar on the entrance, a tile Yazdi artists and
architecture of this building of architecture Corp fire temples was persuaded impact.
Fire inside the fire burns more than 1,500 years remains bright. This fire is the fire Frvz·hay Carian temple in
LARESTAN that Aghda Yazd was brought and kept clear there was nearly 700 years and then in 522 of Aghda
in Ardakan Ardakan, Yazd were also nearly 300 years, and in year, 852 ducks were taken to the city. First, in a
neighborhood called " Khalaf Ali Khan " a great priest in the house called " priest Adhargushasb shooter " was
held in the year 1313 after the construction of the temple was brought into it.
The Jāmeh Mosque of Yazd is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Yazd city, within the Yazd
Province of Iran. The mosque is depicted on the obverse of the Iranian 200 rials banknote.
The 12th-century mosque is still in use today. It was first built under Ala'oddoleh Garshasb of the Al-e Bouyeh
dynasty. The mosque was largely rebuilt between 1324 and 1365, and is one of the outstanding 14th century
buildings of Iran.
According to the historians, the mosque was constructed in the site of the Sassanid fire temple and Ala'oddoleh
Garshasb commenced building the charming mosque. The previous mosque was constructed by order of
Ala'oddoleh Kalanjar in 6th century A.H., however the main construction of the present building was done by
order of "Seyyed Rokn Al-din Mohammad QAZI".
Amir Chakhmaq Maidan Square in the city of Yazd is. Yazd Amir Chakhmaq of the market , relying , a mosque
and two cistern dating back to the Timurid period is. Relying Amir Flint in 1330 and the mosque, Amir Flint in
1341 in the national index Iran were registered. Amyrchqmaq field, one of the most remarkable collections of
historical and tourism is the city of Yazd.
Amyrjlalaldyn Chqmaq , captains and rulers of the Timurid Shahrukh in solar 8th century when the ruling was
Yazd, a set of lean , square, public baths , caravanserais , monasteries , Qnatkhanh and cold water and in so
doing promote the build up of Yazd Fatima Khatun, wife, helped him. In 1330 Hijri relying Amir flint and flint
Emir Mosque in 1341 number 383 and number 247 on the national index were registered independent. The
buildings and other accession as Amir Chakhmaq collection also reached number 2416 to the National
Yazd Water museum in Yazd province is one of the most spectacular museums in the city due to its proximity
to the Amir Flint is a great tourist interest.
Yazd Water Museum At the same time holding the First International Conference on Ardbyhsht 1379 Hijri
aqueduct opened in the city of Yazd. The museum is the perfect place for recognizing historical buildings and
monuments related to the water. The museum is located in the north of the city of Yazd Amir Chqmaq.
Dolatabad garden from the gardens of the old city of Yazd in Iran and the rows Fin Garden in Kashan and
Shazdeh Garden in Kerman is.
Windward Windward adobe building the tallest tower with a height of 33/8 meters known in the world. The
garden on 23/12/1346 in row No. 774 national monuments are located, and also one of the Persian Gardens
registered in the World Heritage Site by UNESCO is.
Dolat Abad Garden in Yazd in late Afsharieh and in 1160. AH by Mohammad Taghi Khan, known as (Great
Khan) that he was Yazd Srslslh Khans dynasty was established. The late Mohammad Taqi Khan's first aqueduct
during construction and 65 Kylvmtrra water from Mehriz to Yazd Dolat Abad Garden's current location and
then rule sets (Daralhkvmh) founded their own.
Day 7: Yazd - Shiraz
After breakfast, drive to Shiraz (438 km), in the way visit Pasargad & Perspolis.
Pasargadae World Heritage collection is a set of ancient structures Brjaymandh from the Achaemenid the city
of Pasargadae in Fars Province lies.
This total includes buildings such as Tomb of Cyrus the Great , Pasargadae mosque , declared the king's garden
, the palace gates , bridges, levee House , House suite , two pavilions , waterfront, garden cress, Tomb of
Cambyses , defensive structures Tel bed , inn Mozaffari , sacred ground and Bolaghi Gorge is.
This set the fifth set is registered in the World Heritage List in Iran at a meeting of UNESCO in July of 1383 in
China was held due to many factors hundred per cent on the World Heritage List was registered.
Persepolis the name of one of the ancient cities of Iran that joined over the years, the capital 's stately and
ceremonial monarchy at the time of the Achaemenid Empire was. In this ancient city called Persepolis palace
that during the reign of Darius , Xerxes and Artaxerxes was built and was built for about 200 years. On the first
day of the New Year , many groups from different countries representing Satrapyha or governments gathered in
Persepolis with diverse took offerings and gifts were presented to the king.
Day 8: Shiraz
After breakfast, full day visit Shiraz: Tomb of Hafez , Eram Garden, Narenjestan Ghavam
The Tomb of Hafez and its associated memorial hall, the Hāfezieh, are two memorial structures erected in the
northern edge of Shiraz, Iran, in memory of the celebrated Persian poet Hafez. The open pavilion structures are
situated in the Musalla Gardens on the north bank of a seasonal river and house the marble tomb of Hafez.
Eram Garden is a historic Persian garden in Shiraz, Iran.The garden, and the building within it, are located at
the northern shore of the Khoshk River in the Fars province.
Both the building and the garden were built during the middle of thirteenth century by the Ilkhanate or a
paramount chief of the Qashqai tribes of Pars. The original layout of the garden however, with its quadripartite
Persian Paradise garden structure was most likely laid in eleventh century by the Seljuqs, and was then referred
to as the "Bāq e Shāh" ("the king's garden" in Persian) and was much less complicated or ornamental.
Cornelius de Bruyn, a traveller from the Netherlands, wrote a description of the gardens in the eighteenth
Narenjestan Qavam House:The consistency of the prince in 1252. BC Persian rule was appointed to her home
in the neighborhoods ( neighborhoods Balakft ), the historic buildings and residential construction that led to
the formation of consistency. This sets the consistency between the public garden known today by the name of
its exterior facade famous Orangery is consistency.
Day 9: Shiraz
After breakfast, full day visit Shiraz: Zandiyeh Complex,Shah Cheraq and Nasir al Molk Mosque.
Zandieh set of buildings that included the market, and the bathroom is Vakil Mosque of Shiraz, as follows
> Vakil Bazaar in Shiraz, Iran is one of the most traditional and historical markets at the behest of Karim
Khan Zand (1172 - 1193 AD) and is now at the center of the city (East Martyrs' Square) is located.
Lawyer historic mosque and baths are also next to the market.
> Bathroom lawyer Karim Khan Zand was built by the Zand period. The bathroom in the center of the
city and other nearby buildings Zand period such as markets and mosques lawyer's lawyer. The
interesting part is the bathroom alcove called for the king Bvdh. part of the building number 917 has
been registered in the national index Iran.
> Vakil Mosque in Shiraz Zand set of buildings, next to bathrooms is a lawyer at the center of the city. It
is one of the beautiful buildings and the Zand period is very strong, which is important in terms of art
and architecture, the mosque order of Karim Khan Zand and has made plans for both the southern and
eastern porch and yard are two. South yard integrated with stone columns and architectural
characteristics from the spiral of Attraction is the mosque, which has 48 stone pillars integrated
Shāh Chérāgh is a funerary monument and mosque inShiraz, Iran, housing the tomb of the brothers
Ahmad and Muhammad, sons of Mūsā al-Kādhim and brothers of ‘Alī ar-Ridhā. The two took refuge
in the city during the Abbasid persecution of Shia Muslims.
The Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, is a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran. It
is located at the district of Gowad-e-Arabān, near Shāh Chérāgh Mosque.The mosque includes
extensive colored glass in its facade, and displays other traditional elements such as the Panj Kāse
("five concaved") design. It is named in popular culture as the Pink Mosque due to the usage of
considerable pink color tiles for its interior design.The mosque was built during the Qajar era, and is
still in use under protection by Endowment Foundation of Nasir ol Molk. It was built from 1876 to
1888, by the order of Mirzā Hasan Ali (Nasir ol Molk), a Qajar ruler.
Day 10: Shiraz
After breakfast, full day visit Shiraz and shopping.
The Tomb of Saadi is a tomb and mausoleum dedicated to the Persian poet Saadi in the Iranian city of Shiraz.
Saadi was buried at the end of his life at a Khanqah at the current location. In the 13th century a tomb built for
Saadi by Shams al-Din Juvayni, the vizir of Abaqa Khan. In the 17th century, this tomb was destroyed. During
the reign of Karim Khan was built a mausoleum of two floors of brick and plaster, flanked by two rooms.
Jamal al-Din Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud al-Kirmani Abvta’ Khajoo tomb known as khajavi Kermani was born
in 679 AH and is located in Kerman city's greatest poet, but he left his hometown and touring payment and late
in life under the protection of Abu Ishaq Injo to Mybrdh and with many greats such as Abid Zakani , Salman
Savedji , Emad Faqih Kermani , Khajeh Hafez Shirazi and famous Sufi Sheikh Amynaldyn Balyânî has close
ties. His works can be divided into two parts: the Court and Mathnavi
Khajoo has two Divan "Al Kamali industry" and "Badaye Beauty" is Khajoo Mathnavi as well as military
Khamse 5 Mathnavi:
Homa 1 and August 2 Kmalnamh 3 Rvzhalanvar flowers and flower 4. 5. Gvhrnamh
Day 11: Departure of Iran
After breakfast, check out hotel and transfer to airport and flight to your home.