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DAY 1 - TEHRAN

  • Arrival by flight into Tehran as per your travel schedule. If you are travelling from Europe do not expect to pay much for flights here when booked in advance!
  • Meet up with our endlessly helpful, professional and friendly guide and take a chance to walk around Tehran to get some initial bearings on the city and sensational atmosphere on the street around you
  • Check out some local shops, teahouses and enjoy a traditional Iranian dinner in the evening. We take you to the best and most authentic places.
  • Plenty of opportunities to chat with the locals. They are among the world's friendliest people!
  • Overnight in your hotel in the city

DAY 2 - TEHRAN

  • Experience Tehran’s busy streets, driving past anti-US propaganda, bazaars and local hotspots.
  • Visit to Sa’dabad, currently the official residence of the President of Iran and full of large, decadent rooms.
  • Lunch at Darband hills.
  • Visit to a large bazaar and the nearby mosque, a chance to buy local food, gifts and souvenirs (haggling encouraged).
  • Dinner and night time walk around Tehran – a chance to meet some locals and try some shisha.
  • Overnight in hotel.

DAY 3 - SHIRAZ

  • Morning flight to Shiraz.
  • Check in to hotel and drop off bags.
  • Visit the citadel at the centre of the city.
  • Lunch near a bazaar and a chance to buy old anti-American propaganda.
  • Visit to a mosque or enjoy a local bazaar.
  • Overnight at hotel.

DAY 4 - PERSEPOLIS

  • Morning drive to Persepolis.
  • Visit to Necropolis, site of tombs.
  • Lunch at a traditional Persian restaurant.
  • Visit a famous Hafezieh Iranian poet’s park, a good way to mingle with locals and a great place to take photos.
  • Dinner and overnight at hotel.

DAY 5 - ESFAHAN

  • Morning drive to Esfahan.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant,
  • Check in to hotel and drop of bags.
  • Visit to local market, a chance to buy authentic Persian carpets and an explanation of the process involved in their making and history.
  • Tea and then dinner at local restaurant.
  • Overnight in hotel.

DAY 6 - TEHRAN

  • Morning flight to Tehran.
  • Check in and drop of bags in hotel.
  • Visit Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini.
  • Lunch at local restaurant.
  • Visit the Revolutionary Martyrs’ Cemetery.
  • Overnight in hotel.

DAY 7 - TEHRAN

  • Free morning to buy last minute souvenirs or gifts.
  • Departure by flight.