From Fars Province to the Persian Gulf

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10 Days 9 Nights
Availability : Jan 1’ - Sep 15’
Shiraz
Min Age : 12+
Max People : 30

Title:
The Glory of the Sassanid Empire

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Tour Details

The Glory of Sassanid Empire tour will take you to the stunning coastal cities of the Persian Gulf and the historical cities of two great Persian empires, the Achaemenids and Sassanids. We invited you to join us on this 10-day journey to enjoy wandering through the awe-inspiring Persian garden and the glorious sights of old Persia in Shiraz before heading for southern Iran discovering the fascinating remains of Sassanid Empire in Kazerun, tasting the delicious local seafood in the old Qavam Cistern, hiking in Jashak sult dome and taking a relaxing boat ride in Naiband beach. At the end of our journey, we will also explore the monumental Sassanian-era sites around Firuzabad before heading for Tehran discovering the old and modern side of the vibrant metropolis.

Departure & Return Location

Shiraz-Iran

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • English-Speaking Tour Leader Throughout.
  • Arrival and Departure airport transfers.
  • Visa and Insurance Services

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect

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Itinerary

Day 1Arrive in Shiraz and enjoy a full-day city tour

Early Morning, arrive at Shiraz and be transferred to your hotel to take a rest. After breakfast, begin your journey by a full-day tour in the city. Enjoy visiting the exquisite mosque of colors, Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Vakil Complex, Saraye Moshir, and Arg Citadel. After lunch, we will continue our city tour by visiting Narenjestan Qavam and Eram garden to enjoy wandering through two impressive Persian gardens housed opulently decorated pavilions. At the end of the day, enjoy meeting locals at the tomb of Hafiz who is one of the Iranian famous poets.
Walking: 3 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Enjoy Wandering Through Two Impressive Persian Gardens in Shiraz

Day 2Explore the glory of old Persia and visiting two historical sights of Shiraz

Spend a half-day outside of the city exploring the glory of a powerful empire of the ancient world by visiting ruins and sites of old Persia. Enjoy visiting the palace of the king of kings in Persepolis, the tombs of great ancient kings in Naqsh-e Rostam and the ancient bas-reliefs in Naqsh-e Rajab. Back to Shiraz and enjoy visiting Sa’adieh and Shah Cheraq.
Road Transfer: 2 hrs. approx. Walking: 2 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Wandering Through the Remains of the Glory of Persia around Shiraz

Day 3Head for Bushehr via a stop at Kazerun visiting the remains of Sassanid Empire

Head towards Bushehr via a stop at Kazerun visiting the ruins and sites of the Sassanid Empire. We will visit the six large bas-reliefs at Chogan Gorge and wander through the fascinating ruins of the ancient city of Bishapur before having lunch at Kazerun. Upon arrival in Bushehr, be transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Road Transfer: 6.5 hrs. approx.
Walking: 4 hrs. approx.

Day 4Enjoy a full-day tour around Bushehr

Spend a half-day outside of the city visiting Tang-e Eram, Goor Dokhtar, which is a similar structure to the Cyrus the Great Tomb in Pasargadae, Chehel Khane historical caves, Shul waterfall and the palm groves of Borazjan. Then, back to Bushehr and continue your journey by walking through the historical context of the city to visit Tabib Mansion, Dehdashti Mansion and enjoy the delicious taste of local seafood in the old Qavam Cistern which is now converted into a popular traditional restaurant.
Road Transfer: 2 hrs. approx.
Walking: 4 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Walking through the Historical Context of Bushehr

Day 5Head for Asaluyeh via two stops at Delvar and Kangan en route

Head for Asaluyeh via two stops at Delvar and Kangan visiting Rais Ali Delvari historical house which is now an interesting ethnological museum and enjoying the beautiful landscape of Delaram beach and Jashak salt dome. Upon arrival in Asaluyeh, be transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Road Transfer: 3 hrs. approx.
Walking: 3 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Mountain Hiking in Jashak Sult Dome

Day 6Enjoy a full-day of a tour around Asaluyeh

Head for Siraf and begin your day by wandering through the historical context of the city to visit Siraf ancient graveyard, historical mosque and Nasuri castle. Then, head for Naiband and enjoy visiting Indian banyan tree and mangrove forest before the relaxing boat ride in Naiband beach. Back to Asaluyeh for the overnight stay.
Road Transfer: 5 hrs. approx.
Walking: 4 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Enjoying Relaxing Boat Ride in Naiband Gulf

Day 7Head Back Shiraz via a Stop visiting the historical sites of Firuzabad

Head back Shiraz via a stop at Firuzabad wandering through the monumental Sassanian-era sites around. At Firuzabad, we will visit Ardeshir’s first palace sitting atop a steep hill named Qaleh Dokhtar, the 1800-year old palace of Ardeshir which is a much grander structure built beside a spring and the historical city of Gur with its perfectly circular plan. Upon arrival in Shiraz, you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Road Transfer: 1 hrs. approx.
Walking: 4 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Wandering Through the Monumental Sassanian-Era Sites Around Firuzabad

Day 8Flight to Tehran and enjoy a half-day tour in the modern part of the city

After breakfast, take a flight to the vibrant metropolis of Tehran. Then head for the northern part of the city to visit Saadabad Palace complex and meet locals while taking a walk around Tajrish Traditional Bazaar.
Flight: 1.5 hrs. approx.
Walking: 2 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Enjoy Genuine Tehran Nightlife In Modern Part Of This City
Taking a Walk around Tajrish Traditional Bazaar

Day 9Explore the old part of Tehran

Enjoy a full day of the tour in the old part of the city. Begin your day by taking a walk from Topkhane square to National museum and stop visiting Sar Dar-e Baqe Melli during your walk. After exploring the national museum, enjoy visiting Abgine museum, where you can find an exciting collection of glass and ceramics housed in a beautiful Qajar-era building. After lunch, it is time to explore the old splendid monuments of the city, Golestan Palace and after all, feel free to take a walk around the traditional bazaar.
Walking: 5 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Taking a Walk around Tehran Grand Bazaar

Day 10End of the trip and depart from Tehran

After breakfast, check out from your hotel, be transferred to the airport and depart for the home country. If you like to extend your stay in Iran, drop us a note on your booking form and we will arrange it for you.

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