Iran Diamonds Tour
13 Days Tour of Iran
Iran Diamond Tour is a 13 days Iran Travel Package designed and operated by Behinburg Tours to help Iran travelers to visit the top list of World Heritage Attractions, top Iran Museums and the top religious city of Iran, “Mashhad”. With Iran Diamonds Tour, you will travel to Tehran, Mashhad, Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan. Visiting these cities. It is a great chance to get to know about Iranian and Islamic architecture, history, culture, and social life.
You will most likely arrive in Iran in the midnight or early morning of the following day according to the most international flight schedules heading to Iran. Most probably, your arrival should be in the next morning. This day will not be counted as one of your tour’s day, but we need to keep your room booked to rest upon arrival in Iran.
You had just left home to Iran
Arrival in IKIA, Tehran Iran.
You will be greeted at the airport by your guide and driver and transfer to your designated hotel. Have some hour rest and get ready to start exploring Iran from Tehran.
Walk along with the history in National Museum of Iran. Feel the society in person by walking in Tehran Grand Bazaar and visit the Golestan Palace Complex which is the house of amazing tile works. Can you imagine how big the biggest pink diamond in the world is? Find it out in Iran National Jewelry Museum.
Attractions: National Museum of Iran, The Golestan Palace Complex (Main Entry & Mirror Palace OnLy) , Treasury of National Jewels, Tehran Bazaar
In north Tehran with a different feeling of more modern Iran including visiting the Saadabad Palace Complex, where is home to different palaces and museums from Shah’s time (The King Mohammad Reza Pahlavi). Darband valley is just next to it, a place to eat and feel society in person. A great panoramic view over the city of Tehran, from one of the tallest towers in the world, Milad Tower. You will enjoy an evening walk on Nature (Tabiat) Bridge.
Take an evening flight to Mashhad and have a great evening there.
Attractions: Saadabad Historical Complex (White & Green Palaces Only), Milad Tower, Darband Valley, Tabiat Bridge
Mashhad is Iran’s second-largest city and spiritual center. Its raise main sight is the beautiful, massive and ever-growing Haram (shrine complex) commemorating of Shiite Islam’s eighth Imam, “Imam Reza”. The city has grown around this ever-expanding monument. Apart from its religious significance, the complex is an architectural masterpiece decorated with intricate tiles, calligraphy, beautiful courtyards, porches, and an impressive golden dome stands centrally above the shrine itself.
You will visit Imam Reza Holy Shrine which lets you know even more of Shiite culture and the way they respect and pray in the holy shrines.
Bazaar Reza is next to Imam Reza’s shrine where you can buy Iran’s world-famous saffron.
Attractions: Imam Reza Holy Shrine, Bazaar Reza
Have your breakfast in your hotel in Mashhad and get ready for another amazing day there. We are going to the ancient city of Tus, to visit the greatest Iranian Epic poet “Ferdowsi Tomb”. the magnificent “Shahnameh” is from Ferdowsi.
Also, to visit Torghabeh, a small city next to Mashhad where you will see huge amounts of the best Iranian Saffron.
Have your lunch in Shandiz; this is an experience not to miss. Lamb Kebab and huge rice, of course, you can ask for less rice.
Return to Mashhad and take a late afternoon flight to Shiraz; the city of poets and floras.
Arrive to Shiraz, and have a great evening in the most known Persian poet mausoleum, Hafez.
Attractions: Ferdowsi Tomb, Torghabeh, Shandiz, Hafez Mausoleum
Once again to be greeted by your guide and driver in Shiraz airport and help you to check in your hotel in Shiraz.
Time to explore Shiraz and get to feel a great sample of Persian Paradise gardens like ERAM GARDEN. Join the time machine to go back to the 18th century when Karim Khan Zand ruled over Iran from Shiraz: Arg-e Karim Khan (citadel of Karim Khan), Vakil Bazaar, and Saraye Moshir are to visit.
Later in the afternoon, you will visit the universal known Persian Pink Mosque; Nasir al-Mulk (Pink) Mosque. The evening will be inspiring in Shah Cheragh Holy Shrine to get to know more of Shiite Muslim culture.
A Persian food in Haft Khan restaurant is highly recommended for your last night in Shiraz.
Attractions: Eram Garden, Castle of Karim Khan, Vakil Bazaar, Saraye Moshir, Nasir al-Mulk mosque, Shah Cheragh Shrine
You will experience a great day in the World Heritage Persepolis (WorldHeritage) standing 2500 years in the world’s history. You will have the chance to visit the smallest details, reliefs, and the greatest of sculptures in your visit to the Persepolis and the Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam). This is an amazing night to sleep just next to the world heritage Persepolis.
Attractions: Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rustam
You are going Yazd; the World heritage city, today. On your way there Achaemenids founder (Cyrus The Great) tomb and his palaces in Pasargadae; World Heritage, are to visit. You will have lunch in one Persian boutique house in Abarkooh city the entrance to the desert. Attractions though short visits will familiarize you with Iranian living in the desert. It is also a nice driving day with different landscapes of mountains and deserts both.
Attractions: Pasargadae, Qanat, Ice-House, Cyprus tree
Do you know the secrets of living in the desert, the way people of Yazd have used them to preserve themselves? By visiting different sites in Yazd, the secrets will be revealed. It is all about water; how to use, save, and keep it fresh in the desert, we will go to visit the Water Museum, Water Reservoir, and the Wind Towers.
Yazd is not only a religious city for Muslims but also it is the most important Iranian city nowadays for the Zoroaster’s. As the center of Zoroaster’s, we will pay a visit to Fire Temple and Towers of Silence.
Attractions: Yazd Atashkadeh (Zoroastrian Temple), Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, Jameh Mosque of Yazd, Water Museum, Wind Towers, Water Reservoir, Zurkhaneh
You are heading the amazing city of Isfahan or Esfahan is known for its magnificent Islamic architecture of mosques and the world-known Naghshe Jahan Square.
On your way to Isfahan, you will visit one more time all relevant attractions of living in the desert at a single place, city of Meybod and you will get to know of their Kilim Handicrafts.
Lunch stop along with visiting one of the oldest mosques “Jameh Mosque of Naein” in Iran is in Naein.
Arrive early evening in Isfahan, check-in your hotel, take shower and Do NOT miss the evening crowd in Naghshe Jahan Square.
Attractions: Caravanserai, Ice-House, Jameh Mosque of Naein
Isfahan or so-called by Isfahan’s local “Esfahan” and its unique beauty is to visit today.
Isfahan’s beauty is being compared as “Half of the World” due to the magnificent Naghshe Jahan Square; the second largest square in the world.
Visiting the best of architectural buildings such as Imam Mosque (also called, Shah Mosque & Jameh Abbasi Mosque), Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Aali Qapu Palace, and Qeysariye Bazaar familiarize you with Safavid’s mentality. The vast square is to walk and enjoy the best.
Chehel Sotoon Museum Palace as one of the most outstanding Persian Garden palaces is to visit and get to know with the art of miniature.
Attractions: Naghshe Jahan Square, Shah Mosque, Sheikh Lotfolla Mosque, Qeysariye Bazaar, Chehel Sotoon Musuem Palace
Jameh Mosque of Isfahan as the mosque of Islamic Iranian architecture and calligraphy to be visited in the morning after checking out your hotel. Before leaving Isfahan, you will visit Vank Armenian Cathedral in Jolfa district, you will love the atmosphere and painting inside the church.
Heading to Natanz to visit Natanz Jameh Mosque, in the heart of Zagros mountain before reaching the Iranian red village; Abyaneh, a village in the mountain with red houses and rich culture.
It’s about 70 more KM to drive to go Kashan.
Attraction: Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, Vank Church, Natanz Jameh Mosque, Abyaneh Village
Kashan is more known for its historical mansions than its carpet and its material such as silk. Tabatabaei Natanzi Historical House is one very good example of such mansions to show you an Iranian lifestyle and richness by 19 centuries, visit the house in detail one behalf of all historical houses in Kashan. Every house has lots of similarities but unique styles and highlights as Broujerdiha Historical House are unique for its ceiling painting and roof. Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse with good use of the sun in the ceiling to heat and get light into the bath provides. The best view over the beauty of the Broujerdiha historical house on the horizon of Zagros mountain at the back.
Hey, one of these houses is nowadays a restaurant, so put the feeling of eating in these houses into practice.
After lunch and getting refresh you will visit Agha Bozorg Mosque as one of the still practicing Madrassa for religious students, a good chance to see how the students think, they are open to talk. Bazaar of Kashan and Fin Garden, World Heritage, is your last attraction to visit before going IKIA.
Qom; Iran’s Vatican, center of Shiite Muslim academy is between Kashan and your way back to IKIA, if interested we can stop to visit Fatima Holy Shrine and get to know more of them.
Have some hours rest before taking your departure flight in one of the hotels located at the IKIA airport.
Attractions: Tabtabaei Natanzi Historical House, Broujerdiha Historical House, Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, Agha Bozorg Mosque, Bazaar of Kashan, Fin Garden
Either you stay in a hotel in IKIA (Imam Khomeini International Airport is located 50 KM outside Tehran) or Tehran city, we will help you with an airport transfer.
Say goodbye to Iran land of hospitality and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Tehran - Mashhad | Mashhad - Shiraz
Once going on an Iran trip with Behinburg tours we can take care of entry tickets for attractions, museums, and monuments at your request and agreement of paying its cost one your behalf.
The total cost of the entrance fee for this trip is USD $ 100. 00
we leave payment of lunch and dinner to you by default; though for sure, you will get always advice from our guides and staff about Persian rich cuisine, restaurants, café and etc. BUT we will be more than happy to do it all by ourselves, as an optional service, if you agree to pay its charges, it will be included in your Iran tour package.
The daily charge is USD $ 20. 00 for both meals per person
For the nationals who need a visa to Iran, there is a direct payment fee to the Iranian government so-called “visa collection fee”, as an Iran traveler you will pay the amount at the embassy or international airport where you will collect your stamp the visa in your passport.
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