Iran – Turkey Classic Package

12 - 18 Days

Highlights

Iran:

  1. UNESCO world heritage sites
  2. Historic mosques from Pahlavi, Qajar, Safavid and Seljuq periods
  3. Persian gardens and historic Persian architecture designed houses
  4. Ancient Persian empire remains of Pasargadae and Persepolis
  5. Famous golden sands of Iranian Desert
  6. Masoumeh Shrine
  7. Palaces and Bazaars in every city with their own unique characteristics

Turkey:

  1. Majestic halls & rich architectural history at Hagia Sophia
  2. Striking blue-tiled interior & 6 minarets of the Blue Mosque
  3. Opulent collections & landscaped gardens of Topkapi Palace
  4. Thrilling shopping experience at the bustling Grand Bazaar
  5. Gorgeous cruise through Bosphorus, separating Europe & Asia

 

Description

A special journey for our dear Indonesian tourists to get the best of every aspect in Iran. The trip starts from Shiraz, which was once the capital to the Persian empire and Karim Khan period. Then, it continues towards Abarkooh and Yazd which is known as the Adobe City. Thereafter, heading to Isfahan the city of enamels which was the capital of historic Safavid era and is known for its many historical and cultural treasures like ancient special mosques, baths, gardens and palaces. After that, continue our trip up to Kashan the famous city of carpet to visit historical houses and famous Persian gardens along the bazaar of this marvelous city. Furthermore, to visit Tehran the capital of Iran that has two totally different regions in it The Classical and The Modern part. Enjoying this wonderful populated city with its bazaars and awesome attractions and to end this beautiful trip.

The journey then continues by flying to Turkey. There you will explore Istanbul on a comprehensive 4-day tour covering major sites in and around the city. Enjoy convenient transportation from the airport, accommodation in a 5-star hotel, and landmarks including Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, and a cruise through Bosphorus, the waterway separating Europe and Asia.

Start

Shiraz-Iran

Duration

13 Days

Finish

Istanbul-Turkey

Type

Cultural

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Tour idea

Day 1: Arriving at Shiraz

To start the tour our agent will pick you up from the airport with your transfer. Then you will visit Vakil Market, Eram Garden (UNESCO World Heritage), Shah-e-Cheragh, Karim Khan Castle and beautiful Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque (Pink mosque). Shiraz is one of the most famous cities of Iran. It is a custom for everybody who travel to Shiraz to visit the tombs of two great poets of Iranian Literature, Hafiz & Saa’di.

Shirazi Faloodeh (A sweet syrup) is a delicious meal at Shiraz which we will certainly test it. Spending the night at a 5* hotel.

Day 2: Persepolis visit then to Yazd

Early in the morning, it is now the turn for visiting the glory of ancient Iran. We will visit Mystical city of Persepolis (UNESCO World Heritage), Naqsh-e-Rustam and Naqsh-e-Rajab. Then we will continue our trip towards Yazd. On the way. We will have a stop at Abarkooh Cypress, the most ancient living creature alive. Spending the night at traditional hotel in Yazd.

Day 3: Yazd city tour

In Yazd you will start with visiting the golden sands in the desert near Yazd. Then heading towards the Towers of Silence, Amir Chakhmagh Complex and Jameh Mosque of Yazd. After that we will head to Dowlat Abad garden which is a famous Persian Garden. Spending the night at traditional hotel in Yazd.

Day 4: Meybod, Chaq Chaq and to Farahzad

Early in the morning you will head towards the city Meybod which is famous for many things such as adobe handicrafts and architecture and also well known for its mysterious wind-catchers which is a great Iranian architectural design that helps soothing the intensity of desert heat for the residents. After that you will visit Narin Castle of Meybod which is one of the ancient castles of Iran. Furthermore, you will head to Chaq Chaq to see a Zoroastrian temple in the heart of mountain and hear its mythical stories. Thereafter, you will get on the road to Farahzad desert to spend the night in the Eco-Lodge in Mesr Desert.

Day 5: Desert Expedition

This day belongs to the excitements and marvels of Iranian golden sands. There you can visit transforming sands and walk on them, sun bathing, watching desert exclusive creatures and enjoying the desert special food. After that you will head to Isfahan and spend the night at a 5* hotel there.

Day 6: Isfahan City Tour

After having break-fast you will start with visiting Zayanderud, one of the most famous rivers of Iran. There are some historical bridges on its way such as Si-o-Se-Pol and Khajoo bridges. After that you will first visit Imam mosque and the traditional bazaar around it. Then towards the Jolfa district that belongs to Armenians and visiting Vank Cathedral there. Spending the night at the 5* hotel.

Day 7: 2Isfahan city tour

Imam square and Naghsh-e-Jahan (UNESCO World Heritage), Traditional Market of Isfahan, Chehel Sotoon Building (UNESCO World Heritage) and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque are the attractions of the seventh day. Spending the night at the 5* hotel.

Day 8: To Kashan

While traveling from Isfahan to Kashan, we will firstly visit a historical & beautiful village named as ABYANEH. Then we will visit Kashan city, Boroujerdiha House, Fin Garden (UNESCO World Heritage) and Kashan market as well. After spending a complete day at Kashan we will reside in a traditional hotel at night.

Day 9: To Tehran and a brief visit

We will travel to Tehran for visiting National Iranian Museum and also Golestan Palace (UNESCO World Heritage). Also we will visit Tehran Traditional & Great Market. At night, we will go to a hotel for rest.

Day 10: Tehran to Istanbul

Arrive in Istanbul from Istanbul and meet your guide at the airport to get transferred to your hotel, a 5-star accommodation in the city. Check in for the night and enjoy dinner.

Day 11: Istanbul

After breakfast, enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour of Istanbul, including a visit to the Blue Mosque, famous for its interior lined with blue tiles and history dating back to the Ottoman Empire. Afterward, visit the Hippodrome, the ancient center of chariot races and political activities in the old city. Finally, visit Hagia Sophia, a 6th-century basilica constructed by Emperor Justinian, and one of the world's greatest architectural marvels.

Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Afterward, visit the Topkapi Palace, featuring jewelry, imperial treasury, Chinese porcelain, calligraphy, and more preserved in the imperial palace of the Ottoman Sultans. The day ends with a visit to the Grand Bazaar, the biggest souk in the world, with nearly 4,000 shops containing antiques, jewelry, and fine carpets. Spending the night at 5* hotel.

Day 12: Istanbul

Eat breakfast and depart for a half-day tour of the city. Begin at the Spice Bazaar, a 17th-century market that has long smelled of exotic oils, herbs, and spices. Today you can also find nuts, honey, dried fruit, traditional sweets, and even herbal remedies.

Cruise through Bosphorus, the waterway that separates the continents of Asia and Europe, aboard a boat. Keep your eyes peeled for Ottoman wooden mansions, marble palaces, foreign embassy estates, and small fishery villages. Also viewable from the water are Dolmabahçe Palace, Rumelihisari, and Beylerbeyi Palace.

The afternoon is free for you to enjoy free time. Eat dinner at the 5* hotel before checking in for the night.

Day 13: End of the Tour

Eat breakfast at the hotel and get transferred to your hotel. Reflect on your time in Istanbul as you prepare for your next adventure. This day belongs to visit of the remaining attractions of Istanbul and preparing to get back home from a wonderful journey of a lifetime.

What’s Included

  1. Vehicle in accordance with number of people in Iran and Turkey
  2.  Multilingual Guide specialized of both Iran and Turkey
  3.  Full Board in Iran and Turkey
  4.  Entrances according to your itinerary
  5.  5* hotel accommodation in Iran and Turkey along with Traditional houses and Eco-Lodges
  6.  Airport Transfers in Iran and Turkey

What’s Excluded

  1.  International transportation
  2.  Iranian Dedicated Sim Card purchase
  3.  Domestic trip insurance
  4.  Unpredictable expenses
  5.  Iranian Visa

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This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. 2310 / 13 days

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Per Person 2 Pax 6 Pax 12 Pax
Price 2310 Euros 1890 Euros 1750 Euros
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