Iran is the birthplace of Zoroastrian Religion
Although Islam is the official and dominant religion of Iran, other religions are being considered as highly respected and Zoroastrians is one of them who is still live in Iran society and Zoroastrians receive the highest respect among both people and government. Every year hundreds of Zoroastrians from all over the world make their pilgrimage to the holy site of Chak Chak. Chak Chak which in Persian means drop-drop, is located 55 Km to the northeastern Yazd. It attracts many Zoroastrian pilgrims for the annual festival which lasts for ten days from the beginning of the third month after Nuwrooz (Iranian new year, around the 21st of March each year). The festival usually begins as of June 14, or 15 each year. This tour covers all important Zoroastrian holy and respected sites in Iran. The best months for this tour are April, May, June, September, and October.
|Day 1: Shiraz
Arrival in Shiraz Airport, Meet & Greet by the Tour guide, Transfer to Hotel, Rest, Overnight Shiraz.
Day 2: Shiraz
|Day 3: Shiraz
Excursion to Bishapur (140KM) to visit the ancient city of Bishabour and Anahita Water-temple then driving to Firoozabad (150 KM)to visit: Sassanid Castle and fire-temple and Palace, driving back to Shiraz (123 KM), Overnight Shiraz.
|Day 4: Shiraz
Excursion to Persepolis (70 km) and Naqsh-e-Rustam and Naqsh-e-Rajab. Return to Shiraz, all afternoon at rest and leisure, Overnight Shiraz.
Day 5: Yazd (494 km)
|Day 6: Yazd
Full day city tour of Yazd to visit the tower of silence, Zoroastrian Fire temple, Amir-Chakhmakh Mosque, Dowlat-Abad Garden and bazaar, Water museum, Emamzad-e-Roknodin, Fahadan complex, Jame mosque, Overnight Yazd.
|Day 7: Yazd (200 km)
Excursion to SharifAbad to visit Sharifabad fire temple, then driving to Chek Chek to visit the most important Zoroastrian holy site in the world, after driving to Pir Herisht, and then to Eqda site to visit Pars Bano pilgrimage site and then driving to Cham to visit Cham fire temple and its 2000 years holy Cypress tree and Tower of Silence of Cham. Return to Yazd.
Day 8: Isfahan (320 km)
|Day 9: Isfahan
Full day visit to Khajou and Si-o-sepol bridges, Armenian Vank church, Hasht behest, and Chehel sotoun palaces and Jame mosque, Overnight Isfahan.
|Day 10: Isfahan
Morning visit to Naqsh-e-Jahan square. Sheikh Lotfollah and Imam mosque. Ali Qapu Palace. PM visit bazaar and free time for shopping, Overnight Isfahan.
Day 11: Hamadan (456 km)
|Day 12: Takab (260 km)
Driving to Takab, first visit Takht-e-Soleyman fire temple, transfer to Hotel and rest, Overnight Takab.
Day 13: Tehran (497 km)
|Day 14: Tehran
Full day city tour of Tehran to visit: Iran National Museum, Tehran Fire Temple, Firooz Bahram School ( from outside), Iran National Jewelry Museum (or Carpet Museum), Overnight Tehran.
|Day 15: Departure
Transfer to the airport for departure flight.
• A complete all-inclusive tour at an honest price.
• Maximum sightseeing with minimum traveling time.
• Enjoy daily breakfast at the hotels.
• Stay at conveniently located hotels with international standards.
• Explore the unique Iranian culture and heritage.
• Visiting the most important Iranian Zoroastrian Fire Temple and Mausoleum.
• Visiting the best historical sites of Iran.
Discovering the culture and customs of Iran's Zoroastrians.
• Enjoy a city tour of Tehran.
• Enjoy a city tour of Isfahan.
• Enjoy a city tour of Shiraz.
• Enjoy a city tour of Zanjan.
•Enjoy a tour of Persepolis the official capital of Achaemenid.
• A professional, friendly, Iranian tour guide accompanies you for the whole trip.
• Air-conditioned car with an experience.
Tehran: National Museum”, “Golestan Palace (UNESCO world heritage), grand bazaar, and “Jewellery National Museum.
Kashan: Fin Garden” (UNESCO world heritage) and “Broojerdi” traditional house
Isfahan: ChehelSotun” palace, “HashtBehesht” palace, “Aaliqapu” palace, ”Imam” square(UNESCO world heritage) “Imam” and “Sheikh Lotfollah” mosques, “Vank” church, “Khajoo” and “Si o se pol” bridges.
Shiraz: Pasargad” (UNESCO world heritage) Persepolis” (UNESCO world heritage, Palaces, and temples of Achaemenid Empire built 2500 years ago) Naghsh-e-Rostam” (the tombs of Achaemenid and Sassanid Emperors), and “Naghsh-e-Rajab” Nasirolmolk” mosque, “Narenjestan-e-Ghavam” (UNESCO world heritage), “Arg-e-Karimkhani” (Karimkhan Castel), “Grand Bazar”, “Shah Cherag” mausoleum, “Hafezieh” and “Sa’dieh” (the mausoleums of two of the greatest Iranian poets)
Zanjan: Soltanie dome, Jame mosque, Bazar and washing-house, Takab the most fire temple or Takht-e Solomon.
Hamadan: Hegmatane old city, Aviciena Tomb, Estar & Mordekhay Dome, Baba Taher Dome, Ganj Name,
• A professional English- Speaking tour guide.
•Transfers & sightseeing by AC vehicle as per the itinerary.
• Accommodation on the double basis in hotels mentioned or similar (as per the itinerary).
• Meeting at the airport and all the transfers.
• All entrance fees.
• Iranian Visa Code.
• Daily Breakfast at Hotels
• International Airfares
• Domestic Airfares
• All meals
• Laundry and telecommunication services
• All personal expenses
• Any extra excursions or sightseeing apart from the above specified itinerary
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