Day 1: Tehran:
Welcome to Iran. You will be picked up from the airport, and then your adventure begins. You will be met by your tour guide on the first day and you start by visiting the beautiful Golestan Palace, followed by the grand Tehran Bazar and finally the Shah Abdol Azim Shrine in Ray (the great grandson of Imam Hasan), before returning to your hotel.
Day 2: Tehran to Masuleh (415 km):
Start the day by taking a private transfer to Masuleh and enjoy the beautiful views of North Iran on the way. In the afternoon you arrive in Masuleh, where you can take a stroll around this lovely village and by the Masouheh-Rood-Khan river, which has a waterfall located just 200m away from the village.
Day 3: Masuleh to Rasht (64km):
You will spend the morning walking in Masuleh and visiting the natural beauties of this traditional village. Later drive to Rudkhan Castle. This medieval stone and brick castle, was made between the third to seventh centuries and was later rebuilt by locals, to defend against the Arab invasion. You will see some spectacular nature including mountains, forests and rivers on the way to the citadel. Rudkhan Castle sits at the two peaks of a mountain. After sightseeing, you will drive to your hotel in Rasht.
Day 4: Rasht - Bandar Anzali to Mashhad(1h 40m):
Drive 40 km to Bandar Anzali, to enjoy the views of the Caspian Sea. You will then drive back to Rasht airport and take a flight to Mashhad.
Day 5: Mashhad:
After breakfast, spend the morning visiting the world famous - Imam Reza Shrine. Then in the afternoon, take a stroll around the bazar, where you can see some of the finest quality of turquoise, saffron and barberries in the world.
Day 6: Mashhad - Nishabur - Mashhad:
Today, visit the great Persian poet Ferdowsi tomb and then later drive to Nishabur, where you will visit the Imam Zadeh Ibrahim and Mahrough shrines and then on to Ghadamgah (place where Imam Reza stopped for prayers on route from Nishabur to Mashhad), you can then visit the bazar which as some of the best quality of turquoise stones in the world and where you can spend the rest of the afternoon shopping, before heading back to the hotel.
Day 7: Mashhad to Shiraz (1h 40m):
You will have some free time in the morning before flying to Shiraz. Arrive in Shiraz and visit the Seyyed Ala Edin Husayn Shrine.
Day 8: Shiraz:
First you will visit the Vakil complex and bathhouse, mosque and Bazar. Then you will go to the stunning pink mosque (Nasir al Molk mosque) and finally the Shahe Cheragh Shrine (brother of Imam Reza).
Day 9: Shiraz:
Today you will visit Hafez tomb, then go to Qoran gate, Eram Garden and the Ali ibne Hamzeh Shrine. Afternoon is free time.
Day 10: Shiraz to Esfehan (480km):
Morning drive to Persepolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Necropolis, then after lunch drive to Esfehan. On the way make a stop at the Imam Zadeh Shah Reza before relaxing in your hotel in Esfehan.
Day 11: Esfehan:
Today you will visit Naghshe Jahan Square which compromises of 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Shah and Shaikh Lotfollah Mosques and also Ali Qapu Palace. In the afternoon you will visit Qhasariyeh Bazar.
Day 12: Esfehan:
In the morning you will visit Jameh Mosque, Sio se pol and Khajoo Bridges and then have free time in the afternoon.
Day 13: Esfehan to Qom (274km):
In the morning you will drive to Qom and visit the shrine of the sister of Imam Reza (Hazrat Fatemeh Masoumeh Shrine).
Day 14: Qom to IKA (111km):
In the morning, you will make a stop at the Imam Khomeini tomb on the way back to IKA.