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Iran Express Tour (7 Days)


Original price was: €1,190.Current price is: €1,090.





7 Days

Embark on a journey to discover the beauty of Persian-Islamic architecture, ancient and modern capitals, handicrafts, and culinary culture. The Iran Express Tour offers an opportunity to delve into the rich historical and cultural heritage of a cradle of civilization in the modern era. Marvel at the intricate Persian masterpieces, adorned with mirror work and plaster work, that showcase the country’s exceptional artistry. The interior design features stunning paintings and colorful sunshine that radiate through the windows, creating a sense of paradise within. 

Iran Express Tour Destinations

Iran Express Tour Itinerary

Tehran (2N), Isfahan(2N), shiraz(2N).

Iran Express Tour guide will welcome you with a Logo show card at the time of arrival at IKA airport. Once you arrive at the airport, they will guide you to the hotel. You can leave the stress of your flight behind and relax before embarking on the Tehran Treasure tour. Tehran, the modern capital of Iran, is a magnificent blend of classical and contemporary elements of Persian culture. Situated at the southern foothills of the Alborz mountain range, Tehran is home to palaces and museums that showcase the cultural and natural beauty of the city.

Iran Express Tour starts with Azadi Tower, a symbol of Modern Tehran and the contemporary national gate of Iran. During our tour, we will visit the Contemporary Art Museum to learn about Persian Modern Arts. This museum houses the most valuable collection of Western art outside of Europe and America. Additionally, our Tehran journey will take us to the National Carpet Museum, which boasts a stunning collection of Persian carpets ranging from 1500 years ago to the present day.

Overnight Tehran.

Carpet Museum, Iran Classic Tour Attraction
Iran Carpet Museum is the most distinctive gallery of Persian rugs. It amazes you with the beauty of colors and themes of authentic Persian art during the Iran Highlights Tour.

Today, the Iran Express Tour begins with Golestan Palace, a royal complex over 400 years old. Persian artists decorated the palace with peculiar ornaments such as tiling, mirror works, and paintings. Golestan Palace surpassed the four kings of the Qajar and Pahlavi dynasties who took their crowns in its majesty. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage and embraces the symbolic tomb of Naser-al-Din Shah Qajar. The tour takes us to walk to overlook Tehran Grand Bazaar. It is a roofed-up building with old-time architecture of passages and pathways. Tehran Bazaar leaves you in a puzzle as a cultural and economic center in downtown Tehran.

Our exploration with the Iran Express Tour takes us to the Iran National Museum, which is known for its rich collection of archaeological artifacts. The museum is divided into two separate structures – the Ancient Iran Museum and the Museum of Islamic Period. Iran National Museum showcases the culture, art, and history of Iran in a captivating way. After exploring the museums, we will take a walk to the Treasury of the National Museum, which is open from Saturday to Tuesday between 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Here, we will be awed by the beauty of diamonds, jewels, and royal heirlooms at the National Jewelry Museum. The treasury gives us a glimpse into the lifestyle of the kingdom during our journey.

Overnight Tehran.

Golestan Palace, Iran Classic Tour Attraction
Golestan Palace is an incredible collection of gorgeous exterior decorations with a combination of French and Persian architecture. It embraces unbelievable interior design with eye-catching mirrorwork, woodwork, and plasterwork. Golestan Palace shines in Iran Express Tour as a diamond.

Today, as part of the Iran Express Tour, we are exploring the fascinating legacies of Kashan on our way to Isfahan. Our journey begins at the Fin Garden, a UNESCO Heritage site that showcases an authentic Persian garden. The garden is not only a beautiful attraction but also tells stories of the contemporary era and the Persian paradise. Our next stop in Kashan takes us to the Boroujerdi House, which combines the desert style of wind-catchers with Persian traditional models of an iwan. Boroujerdi House shows superb plasterwork in interior and exterior decoration. Next in order of time, we touch Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse to feel Persian architecture in Kashan. Finally, we walk to Tabatabaee House which includes peculiar stone reliefs, stucco, and colored glasses. Then, the journey takes us to Isfahan to sense the white river. We will indulge ourselves in the beauty of the widely-known Khaju Bridge.

Overnight Isfahan.

Iran Classis Tour Highlight
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse embraces hospitality, friendship, and art to let the local community get fresh and energetic.

Isfahan is a city of dazzling glories and Perso-Islamic masterpieces. It is renowned for its skilled craftsmen and stands out as a highlight of Iran. The city is not only the hub of architectural and handicraft arts but also of urban structures and music. Isfahan is a treasure trove of mosques, cathedrals, mansions, bridges, and gardens, decorated with wall paintings and frescoes that depict ancient battles and love stories.

Isfahan Highlights in A Glance

The Iran Express Tour of Isfahan starts at the gate of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, which is recognized as a UNESCO Heritage Site. The Qeysarieh Gate building was constructed in memory of the king and serves as the main entrance to Isfahan Grand Bazaar. From there, we will visit the Meidan-e Emam (the square), which is considered the masterpiece of the chief architect, Sheikh Bahaee. During the tour, we will also participate in a workshop on the art of Minakari in the Bazaar. This ancient Persian art involves enameling objects to bring heaven into them. The art is used to decorate metal, mostly silver, and copper, or tiles with patterns and paintings that are inspired by the artist’s personal taste.

Firstly, we will walk to Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque to see the genius interior and exterior decoration of the dome. The mosque was a royal one for Shah Abbas Safavid. Next in order of our journey, we visit the Shah Mosque which is the architectural highlight of the square. The mosque depicts Persian architecture in the Islamic era. Shah Mosque consists of iwans, domes, tilling, and supreme engineering of voice-echoing art. Finally, our trip to the square will end with Ali Qapu Palace. The palace is a gallery of art in terms of music, painting, and decoration in an acoustic structure.

After nourishing our minds in the square we walk to Chehel Sotun Garden (UNESCO Heritage). The palace has a relaxing atmosphere with eye-catching paintings. Then, we travel to the white river to indulge ourselves in the beauty of the worldly known Si-O Se Pol Bridges.

Overnight Isfahan.

Shah Mosque, Isfahan travel attraction
Shah Mosque is one of the masterpieces of Sheikh Baha’i. The Safavid Dynasty built the mosque during the period of the Renaissance in Isfahan.

We will be leaving Isfahan and traveling to Shiraz, with a stop at the IzadKhast Complex. Sassanid kings built the complex with adobe. It consists of a fortress, fire temple, caravansary, bathroom, and the city of IzadKhast. The Iranians renovated the complex by constructing a mosque over the fire temple after the Arab conquest of Persia. After visiting the IzadKhast Complex, we will continue our journey to the Global City of Wood Carvings. we will discover the very skillful art of Monabatkari. Artists replete woods with religious designs or flower motifs in Monabatkari. Finally, we touch Pasargadae, which is the next stop on the Iran Express Tour itinerary. It is the ancient capital of Achaemenid that Cyrus the Great built with the famous fourfold Persian model of the garden. Pasargadae explains the nobility of the emperor and his necropolis

Cyrus the Great Tomb, Iran Classic Tour Heritage
Pasargadae ancient city embraces Cyrus the Great Tomb, Pasargadae Garden and the Prison of Solomon. It demonstrates better detail about the first king of the Achaemenid empire and the urban structure of the time.

Expedition to Persian Kings Tombs

Iran Express Tour exploration continues with Naqsh-e Rustam, a Necropolis. The necropolis embraces emperors of Persian civilization in rock cuts, with the king’s engraved messages on rock reliefs. Also, the Zoroastrians’ sacred place “ Cube of Zoroaster ” as a spiritual monument is next to the rock face. After that, we take a short walk to Naqsh-e Rajab, an open-air archaeological archive. It displays Sassanid imperial impregnable power and triumph over the Roman emperor on bas-relief inscriptions. On the way to Shiraz, we will have a glance at Quran Gate. The gate is the entrance gate of Shiraz from the north. Architects built the Quran Gate for the purpose of blessing passengers with the holiness of the Quran during the Zand dynasty. Finally, next to the gate is the Tomb of Khwaju, who was the guru in literature, and also a guide to Hafiz.

Overnight Shiraz.

Persian Necropolice
At the foot of Rahmat Mountain and overlooking Persepolis, the symbol of Persian civilization in Iran, two rock tombs have been excavated in the style of the tomb of Darius I in Naqsh-e Rustam in Shiraz.

Iran Express Tour in the city of historical stories begins with Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque. It is a supreme intellectual and artistic sacred place which proves no comparison with the typical mosques. Spirituality lies inside when sunshine passes through the colorful glasses of windows to Persian carpet orchards. Also, Nasir-al-Molk Mosque dazzles visitors with its superb ceiling ceramic work as an architectural Iran highlight.

Nasir al-Molk Mosque Orsi Windows, Shiraz Travel Attraction
Orsi Windows with Stained Glasses Inviting Many Colors to the Mosque as an Iran highlight.

Zand Legacy Depicts Highlights of Shiraz City Center

Iran Express Tour devotes itself to the Zand dynasty heritage. The tour begins with Vakil Bazaar. After that, Our journey continues with the Vakil Historic Bath, which is an architectural masterpiece. Architects built the bath from gypsum, stone, and brick. Then, we keep walking to Vakil Mosque to experience a royal holy place. It derives its fame from the art of architecture, calligraphy, and columns engravings. Also, Vakil Mosque shows our path to Karim Khan Citadel. It was the residence of Karim Khan and his family. Also, the citadel was a military center and the structure looks like a castle guarding the royal family and the king. Soon after, we take a walk to Kolah Farngi Mansion to experience the ceremonial palace of the Zand Dynasty. It is a Zand legacy museum now.

Vakil Mosque, Shiraz travel attraction
Vakil Mosque embraces 48 stone columns in a coordinated and spiral form in a five thousand square meters area in Shiraz.

Romance of Iran Express Tour

Iran Express tour continues with a gourmet taste of contrast in flavors. Sour Cherry Rice, a traditional Shirazi dish, is a great example of such contrast. On one hand, you can taste the sweet flavor, and on the other hand, you feel the sour taste. After exploring architectural masterpieces through Shiraz’s classic route we indulge ourselves in the spring of Eram Garden. Eram Garden (UNESCO Heritage) is the original meaning of Paradise (Pardis in Persian Language). It displays Persia’s peculiar structures in magnificent buildings and botanical gardens. Finally, we will dedicate our evening to Hafezieh. It is the mausoleum of a poet whose love stories, spiritual beliefs, and sagacious poems left an untouched legacy behind for readers to alleviate. Hafiz Ghazal by embracing eloquence inspired Persians to fall in love, be honest, and worship Allah.

Overnight Shiraz.

Eram Garden, Shiraz travel attraction
Eram Garden is a real meaning of the Persian word “Pardis” (paradise) which confirms itself as an orchard with the identifying structure of the central mansion.

Iran Express tour takes us outside of Shiraz to explore Persepolis (UNESCO Heritage). It is one of the three Achaemenid Empire Capitals. Persepolis hosted ceremonial events to demonstrate the imperial majesty and eminence of Achaemenid. Good to know that, Darius the Great the second undefeated Achaemenid king constructed the palace. Persepolis, the meaning of ‘city of Persians’ is a great example of the Achaemenid architectural style. The city of Persians embraces the most significant Achaemenid heritage. Persepolis is not only an archeological remains but also a fact of the cultural legacies of Persians.

Depart Iran

Persepolis, Shiraz travel Attraction
Persepolis embraces the most significant Achaemenid heritage, not only as an archeological remain but also as a fact of the cultural legacies of Persians.

Offer Details

  • Accommodation in 3-, 4- and 5-star hotels with breakfast daily (B)
  • Meals as per itinerary (L =Lunch, D =Dinner), including soft drinks, juices and tea/coffee
  • Qualified national guide throughout
  • Comprehensive sightseeing, and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Local economy class flight based on itinerary
  • Transportation throughout on comfortable, air-conditioned coaches
  • Land travel by air-conditioned couch
  • Lectures and talks with tour leaders and experts
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfares (please contact GoPersis DMC. or your travel agent for assistance)
  • Items of a personal nature (e.g. telephone, laundry,  mini-bar, taxis etc.)
  • Airport and hotel porterage

GoPersis DMC. will coordinate your visa application for a stay of up to 29 days in 3 to 7 working days after fulfilling specific requirements box by participants.

Visa for citizens from the U.S.A, Canada, the Great Britain and South Ireland takes around 40 days to be issued.

It is your responsibility to check your passports valid for 6 months after the date of their return home, also obtaining all necessary info for visas, inoculations and preventative medicines as may be required for the duration of the tour. Information about these matters or related items is given in good faith but without responsibility on the part of GoPersis DMC.

Visa Restriction: Entry will be refused to travelers with any evidence of visiting Israel – not just Israeli entry stamps.

It is a condition of Iran travel that clients must have comprehensive travel insurance for international tours. We reserve the right to withdraw clients if it becomes apparent that clients are unfit. There will be No refund. It is also a requirement that clients do not cause any significant disruption to the tour or the tour group. GoPersis may refuse admission on the Iran tours, or require the client to withdraw if participation causes significant disruption.

Regarding the number of passengers, Go Persis DMC reserves comfortable and air-conditioned coaches. The coaches take travellers throughout the tour and are at any service at the request of the tour guide. Go Persis DMC manages all airport transfers from your arrival to departure for domestic and international flights. In addition, taking travellers to any train or bus station resumes the itinerary.

Iranian Debit Card is for international travellers to provide them access to the Iranian payment system. Travellers can recharge the Debit cards in currencies such as Kr, EURO and AED. Iran Debit card presents an expiry date, and travellers can receive cash in Rials everywhere. The cardholder can withdraw money from ATMs of all Iranian banks. They can also purchase tickets at museums, go shopping, and even use it for internet shopping services. At the end of the trip, travellers can receive the remaining amount in cash in Rials. Besides, travellers can purchase any other currency at exchange offices.

‏ Tour members must be able to:‏
Negotiate airports and railway stations without wheelchair assistance.
* Move your luggage a short distance if required.
‏Use combined shower/bath facilities (it is impossible to guarantee walk-in shower facilities).‏
Undertake walking tours of 1-2 hours, including using stairs and walking over cobblestones and other uneven surfaces‏.
Stand for long periods in museums and other sites.‏
Embark / disembark coaches, trains and other methods of transportation without assistance
‏‏Handle your luggage.

Iranian cuisine is heavily based on rice, bread, fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit. Meat is mostly lamb or mutton. The national drink of Iran is chai (tea), always served scalding hot, black and strong. All sorts of delicious fresh fruit juices, milkshakes and yoghurt drinks are available throughout Iran.

Alcohol is strictly forbidden. Do not take any alcohol into Iran.

The most visible daily expressions of Iran’s Shi’ite Islam are the modest dress code, and rules for behavior at mosques, both of which apply for men and women.

Dress code for women: Women are required to wear loose-fitting clothing which covers the arms and legs (long pants). A coat or top that comes down to mid-thigh (light weight trench-coat), and a headscarf. During visits to some mosques, women will also be required to wear a special robe provided at the entrance.

Dress code for men: Men are required to wear trousers and shirts with either long-sleeves or half-sleeves. (No singlets). Shorts are not permitted.

All participants of the tours must obey the laws and regulations of I.R.Iran. Any failure to do so will relieve GoPersis of all obligations under these booking conditions.

* Rates for triple rooms are equal to those mentioned for the sharing twin/double room.
* Hotel early check-in, late check-out, connecting rooms and adjoining rooms are subject to availability. There will be no guarantee.
* No refund for unused services, splitting the package is not acceptable.
* Airfares are subject to change without prior notice.
* Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents.
*Opening times of attractions and places of interest may change without prior notice.
The government would close attractions and places of interest without prior notice.
GoPersis operates each group tour in one specific language.

Go Persis DMC tailors Fixed Departure tours for time and expense management. Tour is for Four passengers (Min) and Ten passengers (Max). But, If the number of passengers goes under Six (that rarely happens), GoPersis offers a Private Style tour. Also, we can transfer you (under your permission) to another Fixed Departure. On the other hand, the price is fully refundable.

Cancellation 60 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 30% of package price.

Cancellation 30 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 50% of package price.

Cancellation less than 15 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 100% of package price.

Failure to arrive means a No – Show and no refund issue for Gopersis.

Cancellation policy during peak season (10MAR-30MAY/20SEP-30NOV)

*Cancellation 90 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 15% of package price.

*Cancellation 60 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 50% of package price.

*Cancellation 30 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 100% of package price.

*Failure to arrive means a No – Show and no refund issue for Gopersis.

Child policy:

10% discount on tour price (not applicable for airfare) for child under 12 years old. Sharing a twin room with 1 adult.

5% discount on tour price (not applicable for airfare) for child under 12 years old. Sharing a triple room with 2 adults.

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