15 DAY TOUR OF ANCIENT IRAN – EKBATANA
Inside a nations Persian soul
OUTLINE & HIGHLIGHTS
Individuals & Small Groups
Normal – Normal – some walking
Spring & Fall
Departure from a European city (pre-booked hotel rooms).
ARRIVAL IN TEHRAN
Arrive at Tehran’s IKA airport; meet and transfer to hotel; later in the day visit to some of Tehran’s major museums; overnight stay at hotel.
TEHRAN-QAZVIN-HAMADAN (380 km)
Morning drive to Hamadan, stopping in Qazvin for historic visits; continue to Hamadan for a half-day tour followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.
HAMADAN-KERMANSHAH (180 km)
Further visits in Hamadan and drive to Kermanshah via Kangavar (a small town of great antiquity dating back to 200 B.C.; continue to Kermanshah for a half-day tour followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.
KERMANSHAH-AHWAZ (550 km)
Drive to Ahwaz, via Islam Abad Gharb and through the Province of Ilam
AHWAZ/EXC. CHOGHA ZANBIL & SUSA
Full-day excursion to Chogha-Zanbil and Susa.
AHWAZ-SHIRAZ (560 km)
Drive to Shiraz, en-route visit Bishapur; continue to Shiraz for overnight stay at the hotel
Full day city tour of Shiraz to visit some of the famous gardens of this city of “poets, serene gardens, and sacred shrines
SHIRAZ/EXC. PERSEPOLIS & NAGHSH-E-ROSTAM
Full day excursion to Persepolis and Naghsh-e-Rostam
SHIRAZ-YAZD (450 km)
Morning drive to Yazd, en-route visit Pasargadae; continue to Yazd for overnight stay at the hotel.
YAZD-ISFAHAN (300 km)
Half day visits in Yazd followed by afternoon drive to Isfahan, en-route visit the charming desert town of Na’in; continue to Isfahan for overnight stay at the hotel.
Full day tour of the beautiful city of Isfahan, the 17th century capital of the Safavids
Another full day tour of Isfahan
ISFAHAN-KASHAN-TEHRAN (445 km)
Morning drive to Tehran, en-route stopover at the charming town of Natanz and Kashan, overnight stay in Tehran
Transfer to IKA airport for departure flight.
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