Delegates’ Pre-Convention Tour

(Qazvin, Zanjan, Hamedan)


25th January (Tehran – Qazvin – Zanjan)

6:00 – 6:45. Breakfast invited by IFTGA.

7:00. Departure to Qazvin (165 km), the former capital of the Persian Empire under Safavid dynasty

10:00 – 11:30. Qazvin walking tour

11:45 – 12:45. Lunch in Sa’d al-Saltane Caravanserai, Iran’s largest covered internal trading centre

13:00. Departure to Soltanieh (145 km)

15:30 – 16:30. Visit to Soltaniyeh Dome, the largest brick dome in the world, registered by UNESCO

16:45. Departure to Hamedan

19:45. Check in at the Hotel Babataher

20:15-22:15. Dinner

26th January

6:00-7:00. Breakfast

9:00-9:30. Visiting Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, the House of Esther, the biblical Queen and her cousin,

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

11:00-11:30. Tomb of Avicenna and

12:00-13:00. Ganjnameh, an ancient inscription

13:30-15:00. Lunch

15:15. Departure to Tehran

19:45. Check in at the Hotel Homa