Persia's World Heritage Sites | Centre Holidays
Persia's World Heritage Sites | Centre Holidays


Journey through the crossroads of civilization to experience the sites, beauty, delights and atmosphere of Iran and the ancient Persian Empire.

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Trip Code: PWHS92

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  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Iran
    • Style: Cultural (Discovery)
    • Duration: 15 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
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    • Visit 13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (* Denotes a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • Discover the ancient sites of Tchogha, Zanbil, Pasargadae and Persepolis
    • Enjoy the beauty of Persian Gardens
    • Soak up the atmosphere of Isfahan
  • Tehran

    Day 1

    Arrival in Tehran where you will then be transferred to your hotel.

    Laleh, Homa or Espinas Hotel

  • Tehran

    Day 2

    Visit the Golestan Palace*, the Crown Jewels Museum and the National Museum of Iran.

    Laleh, Homa or Espinas Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Tabriz

    Day 3

    Morning flight to Tabriz to visit the Blue Mosque, Argh-e-Tabriz, Municipality, the House of Constitution and Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex* in addition to an excursion to the ancient village of Kandovan.

    Pars Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Maku • Tabriz

    Day 4

    Take an excursion to Maku to visit the ancient Cathederal of Qara Kelisa, one of the Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran*.

    Pars Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Soltaniyeh • Hamedan

    Day 5

    Travel to explore the ancient city of Soltaniyeh* and continue to Hamedan.

    Bouali or Azadi Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Hamedan • Kermanshah

    Day 6

    Visit the Achamenian rock inscriptions near the Ganjameh waterfall, the memorials of Avecina, the tomb of Baba Taher, the tombs of Esther and Mordecai and the ancient Stone Lion. En-route to Kermanshah, you will visit the temple of Anahita and the Achamenian rock carvings of Bisotun*.

    Azadegan Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Kermanshah • Susa • Ahwaz

    Day 7

    Visit the Sassanid Reliefs of Taq-e-Bostan. Then travel South to explore Susa*, the ancient Ziggurat at Tchogha Zanbil* and the Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System*. End the day in Ahwaz.

    Pars Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Bishapore • Shiraz

    Day 8

    On your way to Shiraz, explore the Sassanians remnants of Bishapore.

    Pars or Homa Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Shiraz

    Day 9

    Today, visit the Eram Garden*, the tombs of the prominent Persian Poets Hafiz & Saadi, the Nassirolmolk Mosque and the old Vakil Bazaar with its unique mosque.

    Pars or Homa Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Persepolis • Pasargadae • Yazd

    Day 10

    Explore the magnificent archaeological site of Persepolis*, the tombs of Naqsh-e-Rostam and Naqsh-e-Rajab, the tomb of Cyrus the Great in Pasargadae*, the 4000 year old Cyprus tree in Abarquo and the Zoroastrian village of Cham before arriving in Yazd.

    Daad Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Yazd • Isfahan

    Day 11

    Visit the Zoroastrian Fire Temple and the Towes of Silence, the Jameh and Mirchakhmaque Mosques and Dolatabad Garden* before driving to Isfahan.

    Kowsar, Azadi or Abbasi Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Isfahan

    Day 12

    Visit the ancient bridges of Khaju and Sio-se-Pol; the palaces of Hasht Behesht and Chehel Sotoun*; the Armenian Vank Cathedral and its museum.

    Kowsar, Azadi or Abbasi Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Isfahan

    Day 13

    Visit the Jameh Mosque* and explore the magnificent Meidan Emam*, including the Royal Mosque, the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, the Portico of Qaysariyyrh and the Timurid Ali Qapu Palace. Afternoon free for shopping in the historic bazaar.

    Kowsar, Azadi or Abbasi Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Isfahan • Kashan • Tehran

    Day 14

    Explore the ancient village of Abyaneh; visit Fin Garden*, the houses of Tabatabaeiha & Broujerdiha and Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan; and visit the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini before arriving in Tehran.

    Laleh, Homa or Espinas Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Tehran

    Day 15

    Visit the Glass and Ceramic Museum, the Carpet Museum and Saadabad Palace. You will then be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.



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