Glory of Ancient Persia

Tour Highlights

Get to know Ancient Persia by visiting most glorious sites in western Iran.  Bordering Mesopotamia, western Iran is home to early civilizations. Starkly beautiful nature along with the ancient ruins is what you cannot miss.

Provinces are: Hamadan, Zanjan, Kermanshah, Lorestan, Khuzestan, Fars.

 

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival

    On arrival in Tehran you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

  • DAY 2: Visiting Qazvin

    Head to Qazvin and Alamut valley to have a joyful trekking to the Alamut castle. Continue your way to Zanjan.

  • DAY 3: Visiting Zanjan

    Today you will visit the world’s tallest brick dome built in 14th century, Gonbad Soltaniye is now a world heritage site. Visit Salt men museum. Continue your way to Hamadan.

  • DAY 4: Visiting Hamadan

    Full day city excursion of Hamadan, known in ancient time as Ecbatana. Unfortunately little of antiquity remained but now it has tomb of 2 of greatest Iranian scientists; Avicenna and Khayyam. Then visit Esther & Mordecai  tomb, Iran’s most important Jewish pilgrimage site.

  • DAY 5: Hamadan to Kermanshah

    Leave Hamadan to Kermanshah, on the way visit Bas relief carvings of Bistun, Kangavar and stay overnight at a local house in Sahne.

  • DAY 6: Kermanshah to Khuzestan

    Early in the morning we head Khuzestan but on the way will have a short stop to see the superbly picturesque Falak-Ol-Aflak fortress in Khoramabad.

  • DAY 7: Susa and Shushtar

    Today is dedicated to ancient Persia ruins. Susa, once among the greatest cities of Persian empire, Chogha-Zanbil brick ziggurat, the world’s best surviving example of Elamite architecture and Shushtar Hydraulic system are our visits today.

  • DAY 8: Shiraz Tour

    Fly to Shiraz early in the morning, after a short rest start your sightseeing in Shiraz. Touring starts with Vakil complex, consist of Mosque; Bath and Bazaar; We continue to Pink mosque, one of the most elegant and photographed mosques in southern Iran. Karim-khan Arg, this burly fortress was built in the early Zand period and formed part of the royal court that Karim Khan had hoped would develop to rival Esfahan.

  • DAY 9: Achemenid Sites

    Today visit one of the most important sites of the Ancient World, the ceremonial capital of the Achamenid kings, Persepolis. The tour continues to the tombs Naghsh-e Rostam (Necropolis), Rock tombs of Naqsh-e Rostam are magnificent. And then visit Pasargadae, Tomb of Cyrus the great.

  • DAY 10: Visiting Kazeroon

    head to Kazeron and visit one of greatest cities of ancient Persia, with bas reliefs and ruins of Temples built by Roman soldiers.

  • DAY 11: A day with nomads

    Visit nomads and their amazing life style. You are hosted with local foods and drinks. Sleep at nomads’ tent.isit nomads and their amazing life style. You are hosted with local foods and drinks. Sleep at nomads’ tent.

  • DAY 12: Departure

    You can fly to Dubai via international airport in Laar, or fly to Tehran.

Pricing Packs

Private

Up to 3 Persons; From
1599
  • 3/4 Stars Hotels
  • Air Conditioned Car
  • Domestic Flight
  • Full time Guide

Small Group

4-8 Persons; From
1399
  • 3/4 Stars Hotels
  • Air Conditioned Car
  • Domestic Flight
  • Full time Guide

Large Group

9-15 Persons; From
1199
  • 3/4 Stars Hotels
  • Air Conditioned Car
  • Domestic Flight
  • Full time Guide

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