Day 1: Tehran
Arrival, welcome to Iran. Meet and greet at the airport. Half day city tour: Visit to stunning Golestan Palace, Tehran bazar and Shah Mosque.
Day 2: Tehran to Shiraz (1 h 30min)
Today's full day tour begins with the national museum and to see the treasury of national jewels. Depart Tehran to Shiraz making a stop at the Azadi Tower on the way to the airport. Night in Shiraz.
Day 3: Shiraz:
Begin the day with a trip to the beautiful Nasir-ol-Molk mosque (pink mosque), then on to the Shahe Cheragh Shrine (the 3rd largest shrine in Iran), followed with a walk around the Vakil complex which includes Saraye Moshir (bazar). At the end, you will visit Hafez tomb with its relaxing and lovely atmosphere.
Day 4: Shiraz
Today you will visit Pasargadae (the tomb of Cyrus the Great), Persepolis, Necropolis and Qoran gate.
Day 5: Shiraz to Kerman (560km):
In the morning drive from Shiraz to Kerman. On the way you will visit the second biggest salt lake in Iran and also visit the biggest fig garden in the world, in Estahban. Spend the afternoon in Kerman, visiting the amazing Kerman Bazar and enjoying the smells of spice And the taste of local cookies, then on to the Ganje Ali khan complex which includes the Ganje Ali Khan Bath house and mosque.
Day 6: Kerman to Mahan (37km)
Full day excursion in Mahan, visiting the mausoleum & monastery of Shah Nematollah Vali, the famous Sufi Dervish. Later visit Shazdeh (Prince) Garden and drive to Rayen to visit its beautiful citadel, which have become an alternative to Bam Citadel for tourists after the 2004 Earthquake.
Day 7: Kerman to Yazd (366km)
Drive to Yazd in the morning. On the way, you will see and get to understand what is a Qanat, which is also registered as a world heritage and also you will visit desert nature. Afternoon in Yazd you can visit Zoorkhaneh (Power House) and Amir Chakhmakh Square.
Day 8: Yazd
Half day Yazd city tour: visit Towers of Silence, Fire Temple, Jameh mosque. Spend some time walking in the old city and Fahadan complex. Afternoon is free time.
Day 9: Yazd to Esfehan (325km)
On the way from Yazd to Esfehan you will visit the ancient city of Naein, and the Jameh mosque that is one of the oldest mosques in Iran and then also visit, Aba Bafi, ancient hand carved caves.
Afternoon arrive in Esfehan. Upon arrival we will head to Zayanderood River, the soul of the city and see the historical bridges over this river, erected during the Safavid era (17th Century). Sio-Se-Pol (33-Arch bridge) and Khajoo Bridges and then finally the Vank Cathedral.
Day 10: Esfehan
This full day tour in Esfehan starts at the UNESCO World Heritage Site (Naghsh-e-Jahan Square), once a royal polo court in the 17th century. Then it's on to the King Mosque (Royal Mosque) with its wonderful architecture and tilework. We then proceed to Ali Qapu Palace and then the Sheikh Lotfollah mosque, Chehelsotun (forty columns) palace and finally the Qaysariyeh bazar.
Day 11: Isfahan to Kashan (215km)
Morning is free time in Esfehan. Later you drive to Kashan, visiting the Kashan bazar, where you will see Timcheh Amin-al-Doleh. Then it's on to the Agha Bozorg Mosque and finally a theological school.
Day 12: Kashan to IKA (210km)
Today you start by visiting Tabatabaei house and Fin garden (depending on your flight time) followed by your transfer to IKA.