Duration: 12 days, 11 nights
Places of visit: Tehran, Birjand, Tabas, Yazd, Shiraz, Esfahan, and Kashan
Day 1: Tehran
Arrival in Tehran, transfer to hotel and take a rest. Citytour of Tehran including: Sa’dabad Palace, Niavaran Palace, Tajrish Bazaar, Darband Mountains.
Day 2: Birjand
Take flight to Birjand, city tour of Birjand, including: Birjand Castle, Shokatiyeh School,
old post office, Pordeli House (and its traditional textile workshop), cistern, and bazaar . Afternoon at Akbarieh Edifice (to enjoy traditional dance and local music), and Amir Arab Zurkhaneh.
Day 3: Birjand- Tabas
Morning visit to Kolah Farangi Citadel, Rahim Abad Edifice, then drive to Khusf village
to visit Ebne Hesam’s holy shrine and the historical neighborhood of Khusf Lunch at Alavi House, continue driving to historical Khor, and Then to Tabas .
Day 4: Tabas
Morning excursion to Morteza Ali Spring and Golshan Garden.
Day 5: Tabas- Yazd
Morning visit to Kalejeni with its wonderful landscape. Have lunch and drive to Yazd. Overnight: Yazd
Day 6: Yazd
Full day city tour of Yazd, including: Dakhmeh (Tower of Silence), Fire temple, jame’ Mosque, Amir Chakhmagh Square, Water Museum.
Day 7: Yazd- Shiraz
Morning drive to Shiraz, en route visit to Pasargad, the tomb of Cyrus the Great
Day 8: Shiraz
Full day city tour of Shiraz, including: Nasiroi-Molk Mosque, Karim Khan Citadel, Vakil Complex (bath, mosque, bazaar), Eram Garden.
Day 9: Shiraz- Esfahan
Morning drive to Esfahan, en route visit to Persepolis and Necropolis. Afternoon visit to historical bridges of Esfahan (Si-o-Se Pol, Khaju).
Day 10: Esfahan
City tour of Esfahan, including Naqsh-e-jahan Complex (Royal Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace, Qeysariye Bazaar), Chehel Sotun Palace.
Day 11: Esfahan- Kashan
Morning drive to Tehran, en route stop in Kashan to visit its highlights including: Fin
Garden, and Borujerdi House.
Overnight: IKA airport
Take flight back home.