Deserts’ Bounty and Beauty (9-nights & 10-days) Code 600
Persia enjoys unique landscapes one of them is desert. Persian deserts with their bounty and beauty can be good destinations for those seeking a clear scene. In this 10-days tour, you can visit Tehran, Maranjab, Salt lack, Kashan, Yazd, and Shiraz to visit hot regions of Iran, desert and its unique architecture. The transportation includes best quality land vehicles.
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Arrival: Imam Khomeini International Airport & Departure: Shiraz International Airport
Upon your arrival you will be transferred to the hotel. After a short rest, you can visit Jewelry or Carpet Museum to see Persian arts. After visiting the museum, Golestan Palace, the former royal Qajar complex and the oldest historic monuments in Tehran, will welcome you. In the afternoon, you can visit the sixth-tallest tower in the world, Milad tower and enjoy its different parts.
Early in the morning, you will go to Maranjab. Having lunch in a caravanserai, you can experience walking on the sands, enjoying and taking photo of desert. Afterwards, you will go to Sargardan Island to camp and watch beautiful night sky of desert.
After breakfast, you will enjoy riding the camels in Salt Lake. Afterwards you will go to Kashan.
Early in the morning, you will visit Kashan, the city of rosewater, a beautiful oasis city with a 9,000 years of civilization to become familiar with its historic architecture through Tabatabaee house (built in 1880’s) and Boroojerdi house (built in 1857). The delightful Fin garden, designed in the 16th century, also welcomes you. It is a garden and a public bath and experience calm.
Drive to Abyaneh in the fifth day of this tour. A fantastic village with red buildings. Its kind people are in traditional dress. Walk in the mud-brick town. Afterwards, drive to Yazd. It is possible also to visit Nain on the way to Yazd. Some of its outstanding monuments such as Jameh Mosque (one of the first 4 mosques built in Iran) or Pirnia Traditional House (built in Safavid era) are waiting for you.
In this day you have a full day city tour. You can visit Water Museum, another interesting place in Yazd which can show you the hidden world of waterways through photos and instruments. Afterwards, you can visit silence tower, a holy place where in which the dead were sent for decontamination before going to their final resting place by Zoroastrians over 3,000 years.
After breakfast, you can visit some of Yazd’s beautiful ancient sites: Amir Chakhmaq Complex (built in the 15th century) with its symmetrical sunken alcoves; Fire temple of Zoroastrian built in 1934; Jameh Mosque (12th century); and Dowlatabd Garden, a historic Persian garden built in 1747. It is famous for its highest wind tower in Iran.
Early in the morning you will go to Shiraz to visit two gorgeous ancient sites in the world. Persepolis, the glory of Persian empire and the ceremonial capital of Achaemenid empire founded by Darius (486-522 B. C.), and Necropolis or Naghsh-e-Rustam, another site which belongs to both Achaemenid and Sassanid Periods. It has four large tombs cut into the cliffs.at night, drive back to Shiraz to rest.
After eating breakfast, you will visit one of the most elegant architectural site of Iran, Zaniyah Complex containing the Arg, Vakil Bath, Vakil Mosque and Vakil Bazaar. Afterwards, you can visit one of the most beautiful gardens in Shiraz, Ghavam’s house or Naranjestan Ghavam (built between 1879 and 1886), a building full of orange trees.
This is the last day of this tour. You will be transferred to the airport to depart.