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11D 08N Iran - Land of the Great Persian Empire

11D 08N Iran - Land of the Great Persian Empire
  • 11 days
  • Group Tour
  • Feb 2019 - Mar 2019
  • SGD 3398

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101 Upper Cross Street #02-56 People’s Park Centre Singapore 058357

Highlights
11D 08N Iran - Land of the Great Persian Empire

Sights:
Shiraz
  • Karim Khan Citadel, Quran Gate, Nasir ol Molk Mosque,
  • Shah Cheragh Mausoleum, Ali Ibne Mosque,
  • Tomb of Hafez, Persepolis, Necropolis
Marvdasht
  • Pasatgadae
Yazd
  • Fire Temple, Tower of Silence, Saryazd Fortress,
  • Fahadan Quarter, Amir Chakmaq Mosque Complex
Meybod
  • Narin Castle, Pigeon Tower
Isfahan
  • Vank Cathedral, Allahverdi Khan Bridge, Chehel Sotoun Palace, Meidan Emam, Shah Mosque, Ali Qapu, Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque, Khaju Bridge
Kashan
  • Fin Garden, Tabatabaei House, Sultan Amir Bathhouse
Qom
  • Fatima Masumeh Shrine
Tehran
  • Golestan Palace, National Jewel Museum, Azadi Tower
Experience:
  • Lunch in a caravanserai in Meybod
  • Enjoy Iranian tea in a traditional tea house at Allahverdi Khan Bridge
Shopping:
  • Vakil Bazaar, Saraye Moshir, Isfahan Bazaar
  • Tehran Hypermarket, Tajrish Bazaar
Taste:
  • Local Iranian cuisine, Italian cuisine, Chinese meal
 
Day SINGAPORE → DUBAI
Check-in at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Shiraz via Dubai.
Meals On Board

Day DUBAI → SHIRAZ
Photo : Karim Khan Citadel
Dominating the city center, this medieval style fortress was built in the early Zand period and used as a prison.

Shop : Vakil Bazaar
Besides being home to almost 200 stores selling carpets, handicrafts, spices and clothes, its bears a striking example of the Zand dynastic architecture.

Photo : Quran Gate
Historic gate located at the entrance of the city of Shiraz.
Lunch / Dinner

Day SHIRAZ
Visit : Nasir ol Molk Mosque, Shah Cheragh Mausoleum, Ali Ebne Mosque
Commonly known as Pink Mosque, the mosque attracts most visitors early in the morning when the hall and its Persian carpets are illuminated with a kaleidoscope of patterned flecks of light which makes for a magical experience. Shah Cheragh Mausoleum - A name that translates into King of the Light”. It contains tombs of important figures in Shia Islam. Be amazed by the dazzling Venetian mirror work, stained glass windows and an intricate wooden door at Ali Ibne Mosque.

Shop : Saraye Moshir
Traditional bazaar

Visit : Tomb of Hafez
There is no better place to understand Hafez’s place in the nation’s psyche than at his tomb and the memorial garden at which it is set.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day SHIRAZ → PERSEPOLIS → MARVDASH → YAZD
Visit : Persepolis, Necropolis
The Unesco Heritage site of Persepolis was the capital of the first Persian Empire. The majestic site of Necropolis is a treasure trove documenting all of Iran’s history.

Visit : Pasargadae
UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first dynastic capital of the Achaemenid Empire.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day YAZD
Visit : Fire Temple / Tower of Silence
Zoroastrianism is one of the most ancient pre-Islamic religion of Iran that survives in isolated areas with the fire temple being the place of worship. Tower of Silence - A place where ancient Zoroastrians rest the dead in order to avoid contaminating the earth.

Visit : Saryazd Fortress
This wonderful old castle was once used as a giant safety deposit box for the protection of grains and other valuables.

Visit : Fahadan Quarter
This is the oldest part of the city where houses are made of sun-dried bricks and walls are made of mud and straw. Some of the oldest monuments of the city can be found here.

Visit : Amir Chakmaq Mosque Complex
View one of the most extraordinary mosques and squares in all of Iran noted for its symmetrical sunken alcoves.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day YAZD → MEYBOD → ISFAHAN
Visit : Narin Castle, Pigeon Tower
Lying on the silk route, Narin Castle built as early as 4,000 BC was used by soldiers who provided an armed escort for passing caravans with a tax for their services. The Pigeon Tower - A place for collection of guano.

Visit : Vank Cathedral
Built between 1648 and 1655, Vank Catheral is the historic focal point of the Armenian Church in Iran.

Photo : Allahverdi Khan Bridge
The longest bridge on Zayandeh River consists of 2 rows of 33 arches from either side.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day ISFAHAN
Visit : Chehel Sotoun Palace
This Safavid-era palace was built as a pleasure pavilion and reception hall using the Achaemenid inspired columnar porch style.

Visit : Meidan Emam, Shah Mosque, Ali Qapu, Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque / Shop : Isfahan Bazaar
One of the most gorgeous squares in the world (second after Beijing’s Tiananmen) and also one of the first sites in Iran to be designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Shah Mosque, one of the everlasting masterpieces of architecture in Iran registered as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Ali Qapu, this most famous palace of the Persian Emperor’s Safavid area was built in early 17th century. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, this mosque was the first to be built on Median Emam meant to be a private mosque for the royal court. Shop for local products and souvenirs at Isfahan Bazaar.

Photo : Khaju Bridge
This bridge doubles as a dam with locks in the lower terraced arcade regulating water flow.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day ISFAHAN → KASHAN → QOM
Visit : Fin Garden, Tabatabaei House
With its symmetrical proportions, old cedars, spring-fed pools and fountains, Fin Garden is renowned as being the very epitome of the Persian garden and its evocation of heaven. The historic Tabatabaei House in Kashan was built in the early 1880s for the affluent Tabatabaei family.

Visit : Sultan Amir Bathhouse
Registered as a national heritage site, the objective of the bathhouse was not only to promote cleanliness, but also to be a place for relaxation, discussions and even praying.

Photo : Fatima Masumeh Shrine
The shrine is considered by Shia Muslims to be the second most sacred city in Iran.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day QOM → TEHRAN
Visit : Golestan Palace, National Jewel Museum
The lavish Golestan Palace or Palace of Flowers is the oldest of the historic monuments in Tehran. National Jewel Museumdisplays a collection of the most expensive jewels of the world, collected over centuries.

Visit : Azadi Tower
Built in 1971 to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the first Persian empire, this inverted Y shaped Tower is one of Tehran's visual icons.

Shop : Hypermarket
Make a stop at one of the local hypermarket for some local Iranians tidbits etc to bring home.
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 10 TEHRAN → DUBAI
Shop : Tarjrish Bazaar
The place for some classic Iranian shopping experiences.
Transfer to the airport
Breakfast / Lunch

Day 11 DUBAI → SINGAPORE
Arrived in Singapore
Meals On Board


IMPORTANT NOTES

Revisions, if any, in itinerary are subject to the Company’s Terms and Conditions, a copy of which is available atwww.AsiaGlobalVacation.com/PackageTourTnCs. In particular, the Customer is requested to note the following:

  • Tour is conducted in English unless otherwise specified
  • Itinerary may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond the Company’s control.
  • Accommodation in designated cities is subject to room availability.
  • Sequence of itinerary may be subject to change.
  • Different tour groups may be merged.
  • Minimum 10 adults to move
  • Tippings at USD 8 per person per day
  • Proposed changes, if any, that are not accepted will be subject to the refund provisions set out in the Terms and Conditions. 
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