● Experience the history and culture of Iran in the capital city Tehran, one of the largest cities in West Asia
● Drive through the road of Paradise - Chalus road, you will be amazed by the dazzling landscape of rugged mountains , jungles, and shoreline.
● Visit the Azure Blue Mosque unique for its color
● Leave for the Kandovan magical village, a mysterious rock village where people still live in stone houses
● A cuisine workshop with a local Cook to experience some delicious Iranian foods recipe
Welcome to the land of Myth,ancient culture, civilization, literature and stunning natural view!
Arrive at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport in the morning, and the tour guide will start today after picking you up at the airport and transferring to hotel. After having breakfast, discover the history of Land of Persia by visiting Golestan palace!(World heritage site). The glories and excesses of the Qajar rulers are played out across this complex of grand buildings decorated with awesome painted tiles ,colored windows and stunning mirror works which set around an elegant garden that's worth visiting in its own right.
Then visit National museum of Iran.This museum proudly celebrates the rich heritage of Iran with a spectacular collection of sculptures, ceramics and seals that date back to the 4th and 5th centuries BC. It has a characteristic arched gate, which is a typical Sassanian style. More than 300,000 historical relics on display.It is the largest archaeological and historical museum in Iran. A diverse collection of artifacts that traces the history of Iran from stoneage times right up to Cyrus, Darius and the great Persian kingdoms. !The phenomenal exhibits include cultural relics, postal Tickets, coins, research results related to Iranian art history, other cultural studies and photography, Iran's public and international Relations. It is the time to visit The Speechless National Jewelry Treasury. A -200year-old precious stoneencrusted throne, jewels from all over the world, a gem-studded 1869 globe, the world's largest pink diamond and other mind-boggling pieces make up the unusual collection at this historic museum.After having dinner, go to hotel to sleep by dream of the first day of Iran trip. Overnight in Tehran.
After having breakfast in the hotel, drive towards Ramsar by bus through road of Paradise, Chalus road -One of the road that was built in Pahlavi Dynasty in which you will get inspired by the dazzling landscape of rugged mountains , jungles, and shoreline. Visit Caspian sea en route.
Then drive towards City of creative foods, Rasht.Finally you can end this memorable day by taking dinner in the local restaurant and sharing your feelings with each others. Overnight in Rasht.
Then drive to picturesque ancient Village of Masuleh Where the atmosphere of rural life is still going on.Masuleh is a Symbol of sustainable architecture where the roof of one house is the yard of the other house.
At night visit Shahrdari square of Rasht to see the night life of Iranian. Overnight in Rasht.
After breakfast at hotel,leave Rasht to say hello to Ardabil .Drive through Astara border city(between Iran and Azerbaijan) and Heyran Neck (The most beautiful Neck of Iran where you will go up about 1500 meters above sea level and move in the heart of clouds and Fog).
In the afternoon visit Sheikh Safi Al-Din Ardabili's Shrine, a World Unesco Heritage Site and the ancestor of Safavid dynasty.The tile works and painted interiors are magnificent as well as the use of metal for doors and around the tombs. Overnight in Ardabil.
After breakfast and hotel check out, It is the the turn to drive toward City of carpet and bazaar, Tabriz. Have a local visit of Tabriz , blue mosque and the jewel of Tabriz city, Shahgoli Park.
Blue Mosque is known as 《the turquoise of Islam》because of the variety and elegance of the tiles and the types of good lines and shapes and designs used in it, as well as the beauty and harmony of colors. Contrary to most mosques in Iran, it is not turquoise and its azure blue color makes it unique.
Shahgoli (El Goli) Palace is a mansion in the middle of the lake! It is a large pool with an area of 54,675 square meters. According to the local history of Tabriz, II Goli Lake was built in 1785 AD and maybe before this date, by one of the kings whose name is not known. The construction of the original structure of this reservoir is attributed to the time of the kings of Aq Quyunlu and its development to the Safavid period.
At the end,serving dinner at a local restaurant will be a great time to talk about the tour memories up to fifth day!Overnight in Tabriz.
After breakfast,move towards Kandovan magical village(56 km) and get excited by its amazing rock architecture.You can see one of the most amazing villages in Iran in the northwest of the country and near the city of Osko. A mysterious rocky village nestled at the foot of the Sahand volcanic mountain. This village is one of the rare examples of rock villages in the world where its people still live in stone houses.
Then come back to Tabriz. Now is the time to enjoy walking in the largest covered brick Bazaar in the world (World heritage site) .Tabriz Bazaar is well known for its interior architecture. Brickwork is the main material of walls and ceilings.Tabriz has been a place of cultural exchange since antiquity and its historic bazaar complex is one of the most important commercial centers on the Silk Road. Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex consists of a series of interconnected, covered, brick structures, buildings, and enclosed spaces for different functions.
Have time for shopping and enjoying of walking in this ancient bazaar. Overnight in Tabriz.
Drive towards Jolfa (border city) and visit Aras River (border river). A Local tour of Jolfa starts with Khajeh Nazar Caravanserai, One of the most border
sightseeing attractions in Iran.Khajeh Nazar Caravanserai with a different model from other Safavid caravanserais is the most different caravanserai
of the Safavid era. It has a rectangular plan and is built by stone and brick . In a part of this caravanserai, there is a living pottery and ceramics museum
and a handicraft shop, and is a good opportunity to prepare souvenirs . In the other part of the caravanserai, a traditional canteen has been created,
which is not very active. A little beyond the caravanserai are statues of the caravan of camels and merchants of that time.
Then visit Saint Stepanos Monastery, A church in the middle of the mountain!(World heritage site).This church is located in an area where the surrounding landscape attracts everyone泂 attention.The name of this church is taken from the apostles of Jesus Christ and it has many fans, so
that Armenians go to this church one day a year to visit and do special ceremonies, which coincides with the death of one of the Christian apostles
named Tataeus from the 1st to the 14th of August. Drive back to Tabriz. Overnight in Tabriz.
In the morning fly back to Tehran. Go to hotel for rest and getting refreshed. In the afternoon, Having a cuisine workshop with a local Cook to experience some delicious Iranian foods recipe .This special goodbye dinner can engrave your tour memories in your mind!
Overnight in Tehran
Transfer to IKIA (Imam Khomeini International Airport) for departure flight.
Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.
Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.
All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request)
Visa support letter for you to apply the visa easily.
Travel and health insurance when travel with us.
A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.
International and domestic flights not indicated.
Food, Lunch or dinner not specified
Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned
We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.
All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.
Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.
Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.
We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.