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  Quintessence of Persia in 9 day
Cities to be visited: Tehran / Shiraz/ Isfahan/ Kashan.

                                                                                                                                                                                      

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Quintessence of Persia in 9 day is a specially designed program for those who would like to see the best of Iran in as little a time as possible. This 9-day journey covers the three main centers of Tehran, Shiraz and Esfahan. This tour program can be combined with the many other programs we are offering in the region .
 

day 1 

Arrive Tehran (Iran)
On arrival, we are welcomed to Tehran, the pearl of Persia. After checking into our hotel, we enjoy a leisurely evening and rest up, before our formal itinerary of exploring this country rich in history and culture begins.
Overnight: Tehran (2 nights)
 

 
day 2

Locations: Tehran
Breakfast/ Dinner
Hotel: Laleh in 5 star package  / Kowsar in 4 star / New Naderi in 3 star / Khayyam in 2 star
Room: Double
Services: All included.

 
AMFull day tour starts off with a visit to the Carpet Museum which has an excellent collection of Iranian hand woven carpets, followed by the Museum of Reza Abbasi. This museum named after the most famous miniaturist in the Safavid era, was opened in 1977. It exhibits artifacts dating back to prehistoric, ancient and Islamic periods and is particularly rich in Islamic calligraphy
Lunchbest nearby restaurant
PMwe visit the Fine Arts and the Archaeological Museums with its fine collection including a stone capital of a winged lion from Susa and a 6th century B.C. audience hall relief of Darius the Great from the Treasury at Persepolis. The museum has items dating back from the Sumerian Period (4500 B.C.) to contemporary times. (B, D)
Dinnerbest nearby restaurant
day 3

Locations: Tehran / Shiraz (Flight)
Breakfast / Dinner
Hotel: Homa in 5 star package/ Parseh in 4 star / Parsian in 3 star / Apadana in 2 star
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

 
AMMorning visit the Glass and Ceramic Museum and Sa'dabad Palace.
Lunch 
PMNational treasury museum with its unique collection of jewelryis going to be our next destination before heading to Tehran Jamshidieh park for a stroll and get to see the more of Tehran in a leisurely place and get to talk to people . Late afternoon transfer to the airport for our flight to Shiraz, traditionally known as the city of Roses and Nightingales.
Overnight: Shiraz (2 nights)
DinnerIncluded
day 4

Locations: Shiraz
Breakfast Dinner
Hotel: Homa in 5 star package/ Parseh in 4 star / Parsian in 3 star / Apadana in 2 star
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

 
AMShiraz is the capital of the cultural capital of Iran. Our visit today will include the Eram Garden, the tombs of Saadi and Hafiz - two of the most well known Persian poets, Nasirol-Molk Mosque and the Shiraz famous Bazaar with it s exotic collection of handicrafts and carpets.
 
Lunch 
PM visit to Afif-Abad Garden, the Church of Saint Simmon the Zealot, the Shrine of Shah-Cheragh. (B, D)
DinnerIncluded
day 5

Locations: Shiraz / Esfahan (Flight)
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Hotel: Abbasid Hotel in 5 star package/ Aliqapu in 4 star/ Suite in 3 star/ Jolfa in 2 star
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

 
AMMorning excursion to Persepolis, which in Greek literally means the capital of Persia, lies 60 kms / 37 miles north of Shiraz. Persepolis is the last and final ultimate expression of the ancient Middle East. Construction began by Darius the Great (521 - 468 B.C.) as the focus of the mighty Achemenian Empire nearly 2500 years ago. Our next stop is Naqsh-e-Rustam - tomb of the famous Rustam.
 
Lunch 
PMLate evening transfer to the airport for our flight to Esfahan, another highlight city. Legend has it that Esfahan was founded at the time of Tahmourass or Keykavous. During the Safavid Era (16th and 17th Century A.D.), Esfahan was a city of Gardens and Palaces, a trade centre recognised by the saying, "Esfahan is half of the world".
Overnight: Abbasi Hotel, Esfahan (3 nights)
DinnerIncluded.
day 6

Locations: Isfahan
Breakfast / Dinner
Hotel: Abbasid Hotel in 5 star package/ Aliqapu in 4 star/ Suite in 3 star/ Jolfa in 2 star
Room: Double
Services: All incuded.
 

 
AMFull day tour of this magnificent includes the Madressah Chahrbagh - which was the pride of the last Safavid King, Shah Sultan Hussein, a devout Muslim ruler, Hasht Behesht Palace (built in 1680 A.D. during the rule of Suleiman II.
Lunch 
PMthe Armenian Vank Church, Friday Mosque and the famous bridges.
DinnerIncluded.
day 7

Locations: Isfahan
Breakfast /  Dinner
Hotel: Abbasid Hotel in 5 star package/ Aliqapu in 4 star/ Suite in 3 star/ Jolfa in 2 star
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

 
AMtoday visit includes Imam Square (Naqsh-e- Jahan) with its Sheikh Lotfollah and Imam Mosques, Aliqapu Palace.
 
Lunch 
PMVisit to Chehel Sutoon Palace (40 pillars) built by Shah Abbas as a hall of audience and visit what definitely a most famous bazaar in Iran. Birds garden will be next destination of today .
DinnerIncluded.
day 8

Locations:  Esfahan / Tehran (Drive)
Breakfast /  Dinner
Hotel: Abbasid Hotel in 5 star package/ Aliqapu in 4 star/ Suite in 3 star/ Jolfa in 2 star
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

 
AMOn our scenic drive to Tehran we stop at Kashan, an attractive oasis town, and take in its attractive sights. We visit Tabatabaie Houses and Khan-e Borujerdi, built as a private residence, now a charming museum with a lovely courtyard. We then take in the famous Fin Garden and witness its breathtaking pools, orchards and natural springs. Next we visit Agha Bozorg Mosque famous for its lovely portals and minarets.
 
Lunch 
PM Next is a visit to the exquisite Shrine of Fatima in Qum and later we view the Tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini.
Overnight: Tehran (1 night)
DinnerIncluded.
day 9

Locations: Depart Tehran
Breakfast
Hotel: Laleh in 5 star package  / Kowsar in 4 star / New Naderi in 3 star / Khayyam in 2 star
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

 
AMMorning transfer to the airport for the departure flight. (B)
Lunch 
PM 
Dinner 

Optional Extensions :.
 

Extension #1

Locations: Caspian Sea region/ Ramsar& Masuleh.
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 


day 09: Tehran / Ramsar (Drive 195 kms / 120 miles)
Morning depart for a picturesque drive to Ramsar. Evening tour of Ramsar.
Overnight: Ramsar Hotel, Ramsar (1 night) (B, D)

day 10: Ramsar / Rashat (Drive 130 kms / 80 miles)
Depart along the beautiful Caspian coastline to Rashat with a stop at Bandar-e-Anjil to visit a caviar factory.
Overnight: Kadoos Hotel, Rashat (1 night) (B, D)

day 11: Rashat / Tehran (Drive 325 kms / 201 miles)
This morning we visit the stunningly beautiful village of Masuleh. Afternoon return back to Tehran.
Overnight: Laleh Hotel, Tehran (1 night) (B, D)

day 12: Depart Tehran
Morning transfer to the airport for the departure flight. (B)
 

Extension #2

Locations: Mashad
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

day 09: Tehran / Mashhad (Flight)
This morning we are transferred to the airport for a flight to Mashhad. Afternoon tour of Mashhad.
Overnight: Homa Hotel, Mashhad (2 nights) (B, D)

day 10: Mashhad
day excursion to Neishapour, visit will also include the tomb of Amar Khayyam. (B, D)

day 11: Mashhad / Tehran (Flight)
Morning we visit the famous pilgrim's bazaar. Afternoon transfer back to the airport for a flight to Tehran.
Overnight: Laleh Hotel, Tehran (1 night) (B, D)

day 12: Depart Tehran
Morning transfer to the airport for the departure flight. (B)

 

Extension #3

Locations: Susa
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

day 09: Tehran / Ahwaz (Flight)
This morning we are transferred to the airport for a flight to Ahwaz. Afternoon tour of Ahwaz.
Overnight: Fadjr Hotel, Ahwaz (2 nights) (B, D)

day 10: Ahwaz
day excursion to Susa, visit will also include Tchogha Zanbil. (B, D)

day 11: Ahwaz / Tehran (Flight)
Morning transfer back to the airport for a flight to Tehran.
Overnight: Laleh Hotel, Tehran (1 night) (B, D)

day 12: Depart Tehran
Morning transfer to the airport for the departure flight. (B)

Extension #4

Locations: Kish
Room: Double
Services: All included.
 

day 09: Tehran / Kish Island (Flight)
This morning we are transferred to the airport for a flight to the Kish Island. Afternoon tour of the city.
Overnight: Shayan Hotel, Kish Island (3 nights) (B, D)

day 10: Kish Island
day free to enjoy this spectacular island. (B, D)

day 11: Kish Island
day free. (B, D)

day 12: Kish Island / Tehran (Flight)
Morning transfer back to the airport for a flight to Tehran.
Overnight: Laleh Hotel, Tehran (1 night) (B, D)

day 13: Depart Tehran
Morning transfer to the airport for the departure flight. (B)
 

   
    
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This option is prefect for those who want to be in a group tour package. Each small group contains no more than 16 and no less than 2  participants, except those who rather to travel in a solo private guided tour. Your chosen date will be confirmed only if there will be at least 2 or more people interested in the same date. You will be notified about the status of your tour at least 30 day in advance. All  charges will be refundable to you in regard to this tour unless the minimum number of participants for this tour is reached and you are totally sure you wanted to join your tour. But still if at any point prior to 3 week until your tour date , you decided to cancel , we will refund you in full.

Because of the nature of shared tours departure times are fixed and cannot be altered. please be advised that if you change your travel date without prior notice, you will lose your reservation and any possibility of a refund.

 

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:: Hotel accommodations

:: Transfers &  Driver

:: Meals

:: Air tickets/ Train/ Ferry

:: Insurance

:: Entrance fees

:: Tips

:: Guided tours and Excursion

 

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Price per person:$250

Traveling alone? Tight budget? Want to explore the country on your own way, love to improvise !. Enjoy the same quality of full guided tour service and save a lot !

We will get your visa,  help you to design your tailor-made itinerary, assist you  to chose your accommodations everywhere , doing research and give you tips, discuss the need for guided tours in any city, hock you up with right guides or good drivers ,wherever you need. For all that, what we get is the visa service fee and a consultant fees. This in turn  however would eventually save you lots of intrinsic  hassles that such a travel would have for anyone, especially in Iran and of course  hundreds of dollars, which otherwise would be paid for things, which really don't  needed to incurred at all. So let us know if you are interested.

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Nowaday there are many tourists that tell they would rather simply to just get their visa through us and then manage their travel arrangements independently, while traveling. We recognize and always have welcomed this notion. On our turn we would also do our best to serve this group of tourist as efficiently as possible. so if you happened to be merely interested in getting your visa to Iran through us , please don?t hesitate .We will try to get a tourist visa , valid for up to 30 day travel in Iran for the nominal cost of 60$ per person.

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