You will stay overnight in the black tents of the nomads you will also ride camel in the desert in Yazd.
Teheran - Shiraz - two nights accommodation in the black tent - Yazd-Camel riding - Isfahan - Abyane - Kashan
Arrival at Tehran airport, transfer to hotel & rest. O/N Tehran.
After breakfast, we will visit Archaeological & Islamic Art Museum, the finest museum in Iran where you'll view a collection of ancient Persian civilization. In the evening fly to Shiraz, transfer to hotel and rest. O/N Shiraz.
3 Shiraz-Bishapour-Black tent.
Early morning we will go to visit Bishapour, an ancient city in heart of history, built as the commemoration of Persian Victory in Persian-Roman war. Bishapour was built near a river crossing and at the same site there is also a fort with rock-cut reservoirs and a river valley with six Sassanid rock relieves.
Then we go to see the nomads Ghashghaie, They're the most generous people who protect their traditions as old .At night we will stay in a full facilitated camp beside their black tents. O/N tent.
This is a day for experiencing Nomadic life. Get up early in the morning with voice of shepherds taking the cattle for grazing. Enjoy a traditional nomadic breakfast and know their simple way of life. In the afternoon we go to a lake and camp there. O/N tent.
In the morning we will go trekking. In the Afternoon drive to Shiraz.
We will visit Eram and Naranjestan Gardens, Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, Khan Theological School, Hafez (or Saadi) mausoleum, Vakil complex and the most astonishing mirror decoration of Aliebnehamze Holy Shrine.
7 Shiraz - Persepolis - Necropol - Pasargad -Yazd
Drive to Yazd, en route we will visit Quran gate, Persepolis (a castle made by free workers not slaves in 500 BC) , Necropol (tombs of Achamenian kings) and Pasargad , tomb of Cyrus the great which was the Achamenian center. O/N Yazd.
According to UNESCO, Yazd is one of the oldest cities in the world; it is like a living museum. We will visit narrow alleys, the highest wind tower
of city which keeps the building cool, Friday mosque from 14th century and the silk weaving workshop where exquisite brocades are still made on traditional looms. O/N Yazd
9 Yazd - Camel riding
In the morning we will go to the desert and ride camel. in the afternoon we will explore on foot this ancient city and visit a Zoroastrian temple where sacred fire has been kept alive for hundreds of years and is now a Zoroastrian pilgrim center. This is an opportunity to learn about Zoroastrianism which had been the Persian religion until Arabs brought Islam to Iran. Then go to Towers of Silence on outskirts of the city, which was a burial place for Zoroastrian. O/N Yazd.
10 Yazd- Meibod -Naeen-Isfahan
Drive to Isfahan via the cities Meibod and Naeen. Visiting the Nareen Castle, the icehouse, an old caravanserai, and a traditional carpet workshop. O/N Isfahan.
In the morning we will visit Imam square, the huge open square in center of Isfahan with four monuments at four sides including Imam mosque covered inside and outside with intricate turquoise tiles, The smaller Sheikh Lotfollah mosque contains some of the best mosaics from 17th century, Ali Ghapoo Palace which was the first skyscraper in Iran and Isfahan bazaar where you can visit the workshop of artists who paint miniature sometimes on bone. In the afternoon, we will visit Si-o-Se Pol (thirty three) and khajoo bridges over zayanderud, relax in one of the traditional tea houses, drink tea and smoke Persian water pipe. O/N Isfahan.
In the morning we will visit Armenian quarter of Jolfa, Vank cathedral, Friday mosque and Shaking Minarets. In the evening drive to Abyane,
An ancient fascinating village with its colorfully dressed inhabitants and red mud brick houses, where little has changed for several centuries.
In the morning drive to Kashan. A city well known for its old merchant houses several of which are being restored. Visit the Fin garden complex & the historic Sialk-rocks which shows an old ancient civilization.
In the Evening drive to Tehran. O/N Tehran.
14 Tehran - Departure
Transfer to Tehran Intl. airport for your return flight.
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