from MYR 2,800 per pax (twin share)

PACKAGE CODE IRSYZ8-01MT-5
VALIDITY Up to 15 March 2020
INCLUDE
8 nights’ accommodation at selected hotels or similar class (Twin sharing)
Transportation using an airconditioned coach based on seat-in-coach
Half-board Halal meals
Entrance fee for all tours
English speaking tour guide
Porterage at hotels
2 bottles of 0.5 liter mineral water per day
EXCLUDE Airfare and airport taxes
Excess baggage charges
Tipping for guide and driver
Meals that are not mentioned in the inclusion
Personal expenses and others that are not mentioned in the inclusions
Entrance fees for attractions that are not mentioned in the itinerary
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Day 01 - Arrival in Shiraz

Upon arrival in Shiraz, transfer to the hotel and check in. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight in Shiraz.
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Day 02 - Shiraz (B, D)

After breakfast at the hotel, visit Narenjesta Gardens and see the historical Qavam House.
The Victorian-era inspired structure preserves the elegance and refinement enjoyed by the upper-class families during the 19th century. Continue to Nasir-ol-Mulk Mosque, also known as the “Pink Mosque” due to its extensive usage of pink tiles for its interior design. Stroll through Vakil Bazar and visit Vakil Mosque that was built in the 18th century. Continue to the tomb of Hafez, a great Persian poet. In the evening, enjoy a visit to the Holy Shrine of Ali Ebne Hamzeh. Return to the hotel and overnight in Shiraz.
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Day 03 - Shiraz – Persepolis – Pasargadae - Yazd (B, D)

After breakfast at the hotel and check out, depart for Yazd. En route, stop at Persepolis, the heart of the Persian Empire (1 hour). Declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, the ruins is well-known for its style of Achaemenic architecture. Next, visit Naqsh-e Rostam, the necropolis of the Achaemenid dynasty. The necropolis housed four immense rock-cut tombs of four Achaemenid kings. Continue to Yazd via Pasargadae (5 hours 15 minutes). Upon arrival in Yazd, transfer to the hotel and check in. Overnight in Yazd.
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Day 04 - Yazd – Isfahan (B, L, D)

After breakfast at the hotel and check out, visit the Towers of Silence, a place where
Zoroastrians left the dead bodies of the believers to be picked clean by vultures before burying the remaining bones in ossuaries around the towers. Next, visit Jameh Mosque, the grand congregational mosque of Yazd. Continue to Dowlat Abad Garden, the architectural jewel of the city. Constructed over 200 years ago, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, drive to Isfahan (4 hours 45 minutes). En route, stop at Pirnia House in Nain, one of the most valuable memorials of Safavid dynasty. Upon arrival in Isfahan, transfer to the hotel and check in. Overnight in Isfahan.
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Day 05- Isfahan (B, D)

After breakfast at the hotel, explore Nashq-e-Jahan Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is an important historical site. The square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era, namely Ali-Qapou Palaze, Shah Mosque, Sheikh Loftallah Mosque, and Qeysarie Gate that opens into a bazaar. Next, stroll along the old bridges across Zayandeh Roud River, such as Siosepol and Pole Khajou. Return to the hotel and overnight in Isfahan.  
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Day 06- Isfahan – Matinabad (B, D)

After breakfast at the hotel and check out, visit Vank Cathedral, also known as the Church of the Saintly Sisters. The interior is covered with fine frescos and gilded carvings and includes a wainscot of rich tile work that depicts the Biblical story of the creation of the world and man’s expulsion from Eden. Visit its museum that contains numerous historical artifacts of the history of the cathedral and Armenian community. Walk through Jolfa District and see the beautiful architectures. Next, visit the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Depart for Matinabad Eco Camp (1 hour 30 minutes). Marvel at the starry sky before calling it a night at the camp. Overnight in Matinabad.
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Day 07- Matinabad – Abyaneh – Kashan – Tehran (B, D)

After breakfast at the camp, you have an opportunity to try camel-riding (own expense). After checking out from the camp, drive to Abyaneh Village (1 hour 30 minutes). Characterized by a peculiar reddish hue, the village is one of the oldest in Iran, attracting numerous native and foreign tourists year-round. Continue to Kashan (1 hour 10 minutes) and visit Fin Garden, a UNESCO WOlrd Heritage Site. It contains Kashan’s Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor, was murdered by an assassin sent by King Nasereddin Shah in 1852. Next, visit Tabatabaie House, a house museum built around 1880 during the reign of the Qajar dynasty for the affluent Tabātabāei family. Continue to Tehran (2 hours 50 minutes). Upon arrival in Tehran, check in at the hotel and overnight.
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Day 08- Isfahan – Tehran (B, D)

After breakfast at the hotel, visit the National Museum that houses historical monuments dating back through preserved ancient and medieval Iranian antiquities, including pottery vessels, metal objects, textile remains, and some rare books and coins. Continue to Golestan Palace. One of the oldest historic monuments in the city of Tehran, this UNESCO complex belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran’s citadel. Next, visit the National Jewelry Museum, where all the national jewels of Iran are displayed. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner. Overnight in Tehran.
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Day 09- Tehran – Departure (B)

After breakfast at the hotel and check out, transfer to the airport and board your flight back home.
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Hotel
Twin Single Supplement
Parseh Hotel 4☆ / Ario Barzan Hotel 4☆ or similar
Moshir Garden Hotel 4☆ / Mozafar Hotel 3☆or similar
Piroozy Hotel 4☆ / Sheykh Bahaie Hotel 3☆or similar
Matinabad Eco Camp
Asareh Hotel 4☆ / Mashhad Hotel 3☆or similar
2,800 795
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Museums are closed on Mondays
  • Golestan Palace is closed on Sundays
  • In the event where hotel stated is unavailable, another hotel of similar class will be booked. You will be advised of any cost supplement or reduction.
  • Surcharges may apply (long weekend, public holiday, festival, etc)
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  • Travel period up to 15 March 2020