Day 1:We will begin our trip in Shiraz, by walking through the Zandiye complex, which includes the citadel, Vakil mosque, Vakil hammam and Vakil bazaar. We also visit the Nasir-ol-molk mosque one the most spectacular mosques in Iran. Then it's time to see a Persian style garden, Eram garden (UNESCO world heritage site). By visiting Hafez tomb you'll get familiar with Persian poetry.
Day 2:Drive to Persepolis (UNESCO world heritage site), and visit the ruins of magnificent ceremonial capital of Achaemenid dynasty. Then visit Naqsh-e-Rostam (Necropolis), the tombs of Achaemenid kings. Drive to Yazd. En route visit Pasargadae (UNESCO world heritage site), the tomb and the palaces of Cyrus The Great.
Day 3:Once in Yazd we’ll visit the Towers of Silence (demonstrating the Zoroastrian idea that all that you get from nature you one day return it to nature), Zoroastrian’s Fire Temple, the imposing Water Museum, and the dignified Amir Chakhmagh Square. The afternoon will be devoted to the Yazd’s old city (UNESCO world heritage site) and its major spots: the Jame Mosque (the terrific portal of which is crowned by a couple of minarets, the highest in Iran), Dolat abad garden (UNESCO world heritage site), and Zour Khaneh (Iranian’s traditional gymnasium).
Day 4 :We are going to spend our second day in Yazd doing a day excursion to the outskirts of the city, visiting Meybod (about 47 km north of Yazd) to visit the Safavid Caravanserai and the historical Yakhchal. Next we have a glance at Chak Chak (the most sacred of the Zoroastrian mountain pantheons). Kharanaq one of the last standing Big Mud villages We’ll spend the night in a Qajarid Caravanserai in a cozy place and enjoy star gazing.
Day 5:Drive to Isfahan. We are going to see the historical Naqsh-e Jahan Square ( UNESCO World Heritage site), stylish Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Imam Mosque (located at the south side of the square), and Ali Qapu Palace. After lunch we'll explore the (UNESCO World Heritage site), Chehel Sotoun Palace (which opens onto the gardens by means of a graceful terrace, just a few steps high and supported by slim, delicate wooden pillars). Next we’ll visit the Persian Bazaar to be introduced to Iranian handicrafts and workshops.
Day 6:On our last day we will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Jame Mosque (a stunning representation of the advancement of mosque architecture during 12 centuries and a recognized prototype for mosque design and dome construction throughout Central Asia) and the architecturally magnificent Vank Cathedral in the Jolfa District of Isfahan showing a creative mixture of Islamic architecture and Christian imagery. We also visit the si-o-se pol bridge before flying to Tehran in the evening for departure.