(Qazvin – Zanjan – Hamedan)

 25th January (Tehran – Qazvin – Zanjan – Hamedan)

6:00 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. breakfast

7:00 a.m. departure to Qazvin (165 km); the former capital of the Persian Empire under Safavid dynasty

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Qazvin walking tour

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. lunch in Sa’d al-Saltane Caravanserai; Iran’s largest covered internal trading center

1:00 p.m. departure to Soltanieh Dome (145 km); the largest brick dome in the world, registered by UNESCO

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. visit to Soltaniyeh Dome

4:45 p.m. departure to Hamedan

7:45 p.m. check-in at the Hotel Babataher

8:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. dinner

26th January (Hamedan)

6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. visiting Tomb of Esther and Mordechai; the House of Esther, the biblical Queen and her cousin,

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Tappe-ye Hegmataneh; a historic hill with over 3000 years of history dating back to the Median Period,

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tomb of Avicenna; a Persian scientist and philosopher and

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ganjnameh; an ancient inscription

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. lunch

3:15 p.m. departure to Tehran

7:45 p.m. check in at the Hotel Homa