Golestan Palace, Tehran’s UNESCO heritage site
Experience of Iran trains in the main railroads
Luxury night train of Shiraz to Tehran
Eram Garden one of the UNESCO Persian Garden of Iran
Visit Persepolis, the Main Iran UNESCO site
Sightseeing of Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Masjed-e Jame, Esfahan UNESCO mosque
Overnight stay in historical boutique hotel caravanserai
Visit Yazd world heritage city of UNESCO
Pasargadae, the tomb of the Cyrus the Great (UNESCO)
Fin Garden, UNESCO Persian Garden site
|NOT INCLUDED||Entry fee for the sites not mentioned in the itinerary
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Mini bar used in the room
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This is an Iran Train Journey for the first visitors of Iran who are interested to explore Iran Classic Route. We include the 5 major touristic cities along the most famous UNESCO world heritage sites of Iran which is located on the Classic Route. We will start our trip by visiting the capital city of Tehran and after visiting the main sites, we will head to the south direction by train. You will experience 4 different train on this trip which is two-day train journey and two-night trains. The first train trip is Tehran to Kashan day train (3.5 hour) and we will follow a special walking tour through the old part of the town in deep as well as visiting Fin Garden registered as a Persian Garden of Iran’s UNESCO. The second train trip will be Kashan to Yazd day train (5 hour) which is include of the UNESCO heritage city of Yazd. Then you will continue your trip by a private car to desert region (Dasht-e Kavir) and staying a night in Kuhpa caravanserai which is one of the most beautiful Iran’s caravanserais and renovated as a boutique hotel. Afterward you will continue your road trip by car towards Esfahan city which is the jewel of Iran cities with two famous UNESCO site. Then the third train travel is a night train from Esfahan to Sa’adat Shahr (6.5 hour) which is the region of Persepolis and Pasargadae UNESCO sites. From there you will continue your trip by private vehicle to Shiraz. You will visit Shiraz and the main highlights of the city. You will visit another UNESCO Persian garden of Iran (Eram Garden) in the city. The fourth train will be a luxury night train from Shiraz to Tehran (16 hour).
Day 1: Arrival Tehran
Day 2: Tehran city tour
Day 3: Tehran to Kashan
Day 4: Kashan to Yazd
Day 5: Yazd city tour
Day 6: Yazd to Kuhpayeh
Day 7: Kuhpayeh to Esfahan
Day 8: Esfahan City Tour
Day 9: Esfahan to Sa’adat Shahr
Day 10: Sa’adat Shahr to Shiraz - Persepolis & Pasargadae excursion (UNESCO)
Day 11: Shiraz city tour
Day 12: Shiraz free day- Shiraz to Tehran
Day 13: Arrival Tehran – northern Tehran tour
Tajrish Bazaar is one of the main highlights of Northern Tehran. There is a big fresh market, spices, old stuff and meat. Also, there is a lot of nice coffee shop in northern Tehran, which is the spots of young and teenager.
The Sa’dabad Palace Complex is another choice for today. The Sa’dabad Palace Complex is a 300 hectare complex built by the Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs, located in Shemiran, northern Tehran. The complex contains 18 palaces belonged to the royal families of Qajar and Pahlavi, in a unique and beautiful garden.
Cinema museum is also another attraction we can add in our today’s itinerary. This museum at the Ferdows Garden features exhibits on Iranian cinema in a 19th-century building.
The Niavaran Palace Complex is another highlight of the area. The complex traces its origin to a garden in the region of Niavaran, which was used as a summer residence by Fath-Ali Shah of the Qajar Dynasty, Naser Ed Din Shah, Ahmad Shah Qajar.
Touchal cable car is in northern Tehran in the base of Mount Toucahl in Velenjak neighbor. We can a number of stations and we can take the cable car to the top station. On the way there and back great views over Tehran. The top of the mountain is about 3,100 meters from about 2,000 meters at the base station. There is a good ski piste in the last station an a very nice hotel as well. Darband is another base of Touchal which is the starting point of a trek goes up to the peak and many climbers take this route during Iran’s weekend which is Thursday and Friday. There is a nice short trek with a bunch of restaurants on both sides of the trek and its a nice place for seeing local and having dinner. After our Tehran adventure tour, we will drive back to the hotel. Overnight stay in hotel. (B. D)