Day 1 (Tehran)
Arrive at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA), meet and greet by Derak representative. Transfer to hotel and rest. ON/ Tehran
Day 2 (Tehran)
In the morning, visit Golestan Palace (UNESCO Site)-one of the oldest Tehran's buildings. Continue to Iran National Museum and National Jewelry Museum which is a collection of precious jewels. In the late evening, have pleasant walking to reach Darband resort for rest in teahouses at the foothills of the Alborz Mountains. ON/ Tehran
Day 3 (Tehran- Mashhad)
After breakfast and hotel checkout, go to Tehran Mehrabad Airport to fly to Mashhad (1.5 hrs.). In the afternoon, visit Naderi Mausoleum which is the tomb of Nader Shah, the powerful founder of Afshar Empire. Then, have pleasant walking in Kooh Sangi Park. O/N Mashhad
Day 4 (Mashhad-Torghabeh-Mashhad)
After breakfast, go to the elegant mirror-decorated Razavi Holy Shrine which is the tomb of Imam Reza- Shiite's eighth imam. It also contains Goharshad Mosque which was built by the order of Empress Goharshad. In the afternoon, drive to Torghabeh cozy village (18 km of Mashhad). O/N Mashhad
Day 5 (Mashhad- Yazd)
In the morning, transfer to Mashhad Shahid Hasheminejad Airport and fly to the UNESCO city of Yazd (1.5 hrs.). After rest, visit the Silence Tower (Dakhme) where Zoroastrians left the dead bodies. Continue to the Zoroastrian Fire Temple where the sacred flame has been burning for almost 1500 years. Later have pleasant walking in ancient area of the city and visit Amir Chakhmaq Complex and Tekyeh for Imam Hussain mourning. Continue to Saheb al-Zaman Zurkhaneh (Persian House of Strength) in an ancient water reservoir. Then, visit Jame Mosque and Ziyaeiyeh School known as Alexander Prison. O/N Yazd
Day 6 (Yazd-Pasargad-Shiraz)
After breakfast, drive towards Shiraz (490 km). En route in Sa'adat Shahr County (326 km), visit Pasargad and Cyrus Tomb (UNESCO Site). In the evening, go to Shah-e Cheraq Holy Shrine- the brother of Imam Reza (Shiite's eighth Imam). O/N Shiraz
Day 7 (Shiraz)
In the morning, visit Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque) which is stunning in the morning because of the dance of colors on Persian carpets. Continue to Naranjestan-e Qavam House in a beautiful garden with a plenty of sour orange trees.
Later, visit Zand Complex (bathhouse, mosque and bazaar). Have a shopping in the bazaar and passage from Persian carpet shops to Saray-e Moshir. Then, have pleasant walking to reach Karimkhan Citadel which was the Zand dynasty seat. In the late evening, visit Hafez Mausoleum, the great beloved Iranian poet from the 14th-century. O/N Shiraz
Day 8 (Shiraz- Persepolis- Necropolis-Shiraz)
In the morning, go to Marvdasht Country (52 km) and visit Persepolis (UNESCO site)-the homeland of Persians during Achaemenid Empire. Continue driving to Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam), which is a burial place of four Achaemenid sovereigns, located in 10 km of Persepolis. In the afternoon, visit Hafez Mausoleum- the great Iranian poet of 14th-century. Then continue to Eram Garden (UNESCO Site) which is the most celebrated Persian garden. O/N Shiraz
Day 9 (Shiraz- End of the Tour)
Hotel check out and transfer to Shiraz Shahid Dastgheib International Airport for departure flight.
ü9 night accommodation
üAir conditioned transport
üProfessional tour guide and driver
üIran medical Insurance
üAll cost of the guide and driver (insurance, food, accommodation, fuel, parking charge, toll, etc.
This tour is not suitable in summer as the weather in Yazd and Kerman is very dry and hot.
*** This tour can be extended to other cities of Iran according to your request.