Grand Iran and UAE Tour

Duration : 9 days
Itinerary : Tehran, Shiraz, Persepolis, Isfahan, Kashan, Dubai, Abu Dhabi

    • Day 1: Arrive Tehran – Arrive in the early morning and check in to your hotel. After a brief time to freshen up we take in the site of Tehran finishing up at a traditional local restaurant for dinner.(D)
      • National Archaeological Museum
      • Glass and Ceramic Museum
      • Jewellery or Carpet Museum
      • Traditional Iranian Restaurant with local music
    • Day 2: Shiraz– After breakfast we check out and head to the domestic airport for a short flight to Shiraz. Known for its splendid gardens, exquisite mosques and famous poets we start touring the sites of this famous city. (B)
      • Karim Khan Citadel
      • Vakil Mosque & Bazzar
      • Tombs of Hafez and Sa`adi
      • Imamzadeh-ye Ali Ebn-e Hamze shrine
    • Day 3: Shiraz & Persepolis –Upon arrival we will proceed with a tour of Persepolis before returning back to the city for a little bit of sightseeing for its splendid gardens, exquisite mosques and famous poets we continue touring the sites of this famous city. (B)
      • Half day tour of Persepolis Complex (UNESCO Site)
      • Rock tombs of Naqsh-e Rajab & Naqsh-e Rostam
      • Quran Gateway
    • Day 4: Pasargadae / Isfahan – A short drive first takes us to the ruins of Pasargadae before continuing on to Isfahan renowned as the jewel of Persia. A sunset visit to the famous Isfahan bridges is a perfect end to the day. (B)
      • Pasargadae – Tomb of Cyrus (UNESCO Site)
      • Zayandeh River Bridges (Si-o-seh & Khaju Bridges)
    • Day 5: Isfahan– Designed as a city for walking with its beautiful gardens, exquisite blue mosaic tiles of its buildings and marvellous teahouses, it is truly a highlight of any tour. (B, L)
      • Imam Square (UNESCO Site)
      • Ali Qapu Palace & Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
      • Chehel Sotun Palace (UNESCO Site)
      • Vank Cathedral Museum
    • Day 6: Kashan / Dubai – On the way back to Tehran Airport we stop in Kashan for a tour of this historic city that dates back over 6000 years. We take an early evening flight to Dubai. (B)
      • Fin Garden (UNESCO Site)
      • Sialk Hill
      • Khan-e Borujedi
    • Day 7: Dubai– Awaking in the metropolis of Dubai we have a full day sightseeing tour of this amazing desert city. (B, L)
      • Photo stops at Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Mosqueh, Burj Khalifa, Sheikh’s Palace
      • Dubai Museum
      • Abra Water taxi ride
      • Spice Market
      • Gold Souk
    • Day 8: Abu Dhabi / Dubai – Located 140 km from Dubai is the capitol Abu Dhabi. A day sightseeing this amazing emirate gives insight into the diversity of this fast growing Arab nation. (B, L)
      • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
      • Cultural Foundation
      • Qasr Al Hosn Fort
      • Heritage Village
      • Abu Dhabi Corniche
      • Dates market
      • Drive by of Yas Island, Formula 1/Ferrari World, Yas Island, Saadiyat Island
  • Day 9: Dubai and Depart – The day is free time before a flight back home. (B)