Ancient Persia In Depth

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Tehran, Iran
  • Ends Tehran , Iran
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore one of the greatest cities of antiquity, Persepolis. The relief carvings and towering columns will leave you in no doubt that this was once the centre of the known world.
  • Once a major stop on the Silk Road, visit Yazd and discover the role religion plays in the city, from the impressive Jameh Mosque to the Zoroastrian towers and temples.
  • Enjoy a special dinner with a Zoroastrian family in garden of pomegranate and tamarind 
  • Soak up the sights and atmosphere of the jewel in the crown of Persia, the beautiful town of Esfahan. Feel the past glory at the Imam Square and its surrounding palaces and mosques.
The Ancient Persia In Depth trip starts from and ends in Tehran. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 13 days taking you through Kashan, Tehran and Yazd in Iran. Ancient Persia In Depth is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Iran is quite simply an extraordinary country, where visitors are welcomed with open arms by friendly people who have redefined the word ‘hospitality’. The architecture is amazing with breathtaking mosques, stepped hillside villages, cleverly-designed wind towers (badgirs) and impressive structures such as the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence. The country's history is astonishingly rich, and Ancient Persepolis is one of many staggering reminders of this past. The current culture is in many ways a fusion of all the influences; the country’s religion is predominantly Islam (mainly Shiite, but some Iranians are Sunni), although you will probably also encounter Jews, Zoroastrians, Christians and Baha’is along the way. Although Iran is portrayed by some Western media as being ruled by a dour and repressive regime, you will find that it is a land full of warm, lively and friendly people. Join Peregrine for this foray into one of the world’s most fascinating and least-visited countries.
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  • From UK
  • On Apr 29 2019
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  • Eileen
  • From UK
  • On May 12 2019
“Walking was tough - an endurance test. Transport of luggage between hotels worked well. Documentation was not very accurate, but way-marking on the paths was good. We felt a sense of achievement on completing the walk.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Michael
  • From USA
  • On Jan 07 2019
“Extremely happy with the tour and overall arrangement. Great way to experience both Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Accommodation was very good and our guide very professional.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Tehran
  • Day 2: Tehran
  • Day 3: Kashan
  • Day 4: Yazd
  • Day 5: Yazd
  • Day 6: Shiraz
  • Day 7: Shiraz
  • Day 8: Shiraz
  • Day 9: Esfahan
  • Day 10: Esfahan
  • Day 11: Esfahan
  • Day 12: Tehran
  • Day 13: Tehran
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Comfortable Standard Hotel (10 nights) Feature Stay (2 nights)
Meals
  • 12 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinner
Transport
  • Private aircon bus
Included Activities
  • Tehran - Carpet Museum
  • Tehran -Treasury of National Jewels
  • Tehran - City Tour
  • Tehran - National Museum
  • Tehran - Golestan Palace
  • Kashan -Tabatabei house
  • Kashan - Bazaar
  • Kashan - Fin Gardens entrance and guided tour
  • Yazd - Aqda Traditional House Lunch
  • Yazd - Traditional Sweet Shop - Peregrine Moment
  • Yazd - Zoroastrian Fire Altar & Towers of Silence
  • Yazd - Amir Chakmaq visit
  • Yazd - city walking tour
  • Abarkuh - Cypress of Abarkuh
  • Abarkouh - Ice Houses
  • Shiraz - Hafez Tomb
  • Shiraz - Bagh-e Eram Gardens
  • Shiraz - City tour
  • Shiraz - Nasir al Molk Mosque
  • Persepolis - Entrance and Guided tour
  • Persepolis - Naqsh-e Rustam Necropolis
  • Parsagad - Pasargadae UNESCO world heritage site
  • Esfahan - Qeysariye Bazaar
  • Esfahan - Sheykh Lotfollah Mosque
  • Esfahan - Naghsh-e Jahan Square
  • Esfahan - Ali Qapu Palace
  • Esfahan - City walking tour
  • Esfahan - Esfahan Music Museum
  • Esfahan - Vank Cathedral
  • Qom - Orientation walk
  • Tehran - Tabiat Nature Bridge
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Tehran are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Ancient Persia In Depth tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Ancient Persia In Depth tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 600 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 55 days before departure. For any departures within 17 April 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Ancient Persia In Depth tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Ancient Persia In Depth tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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