Post – Convention Tour

(Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan)

1st February: (Tehran – Shiraz)

11:30 – 12:45. After Closing Ceremony, departure for the post tour to Mehrabad Domestic Airport. Flight Tehran to Shiraz, (lunch On Board).

14:00. Flight to Shiraz.

15:00. Arrive to Shiraz, the former capital of Iran, the city of nightingales, poetry and roses is the centre of Fars Province.

15:30 – 19:00. Enjoy the beauty of Karim Khan Castle, the appearance of the building resembles a solid fortress entirely made of bricks with military as well as residential functions. Then visiting, the Tomb of Hafez, a Persian poet (14th century)

19:30 – 21:30. Having dinner and check in at hotel (Chamran/Homa).

2nd February: (Shiraz – Yazd)

6:00 – 7:00. Breakfast and check out.

7:15 – 8:30. Departure to Persepolis (70 km).

8:30 – 11:00. Visit Persepolis, a castle made by free workers not slaves in 500 BC and a world heritage site.

11:45 – 12:30. Visit Naghshe Rostam, on a cliff overlooking a plain encircled by mountain there are reliefs belong to Elamite, Achaemenian and (500BC) the Sassanid period.

12:30 – 13:30. lunch.

13:30 – 18:30. Continue our journey to Yazd, (360 km).

18:30. Check in at (Dad/Moshir) hotel.

19:30 – 21:00. Dinner.

3rd February: (Yazd)

Yazd is still home to Iran’s largest community of Zoroastrians, with its winding lanes, fortes of badgirs (wind catcher), mud break old town, Yazd is one of the high lights of any trip to Iran.

7:30 – 8:45. Breakfast.

9:00 – 10:00. Visit the Fire Temple (House of Eternal Fire), the sacred fire has been burning since 470 AD.

10:30 – 11:30. Walking in the old town, the phoenix of the desert has largest earthen architecture complex in the world.

11:30 – 12:30. Jame mosque, one of the five most important Jame mosques in Iran.

13 – 14:00. Lunch.

14:30 – 15:30. Visiting Dolat Abad Garden, a world heritage site.

16:00 – 17:00. Visit the tower of silence, the Zoroastrian burial grounds.

17:30 – 18:30. Visiting Amir Chakhmaq square and shopping for Yazdi sweets.

18:30 – 19:30. Freshen up at hotel.

20:00 – 22:00. Dinner.

4th February: (Yazd – Isfahan)

7:00 – 7:45. Breakfast.

8:00. Departure to Maybod city (45 km) an ancient city that goes back to pre-Islamic arena.

9:00 – 12:30. Visiting Meybod, Narin Castle, the Ice house, used to store ice throughout the year, Caravanserai, a large inn enclosing a courtyard providing accommodation for travellers.

12:45. lunch.

14:30. Departure to Isfahan, (270 km).

19:00. Check in at Abbasi Hotel

19:30 – 21:30. Dinner.

5th February: (Isfahan)

Isfahan is Iran’s masterpiece, the jewels of Historical Persia. It was the capital of Iran in a number of the post – Islamic periods, but its golden age was during the Safavid dynasty in the 17th century.

Welcome to Esfahan

Day ONE

Bus ONEBus TWOBus THREEBus FOURBus FIVEBus SIXBus SEVENBus EIGHTBus NINEBus TEN
Vank C.Atiq M.Chehelsotun P.Abbasi M.Aliqapu P.Royal M.Atiq M.Vank C.Vank C.Atiq M.
Chehelsotun P.Chehelsotun P.Royal M.Royal M.Royal M.Abbasi M.Vank C.Atiq M.Chehelsotun P.Vank C.
Royal M.Aliqapu P.Abbasi M.Chehelsotun P.Abbasi M.Aliqapu P.Aliqapu P.Aliqapu P.Abbasi M.Royal M.
LUNCHLUNCHLUNCHLUNCHLUNCHLUNCHLUNCHLUNCHLUNCHLUNCH
Abbasi M.Royal M.Aliqapu P.Atiq M.Chehelsotun P.Vank C.Royal M.Abbasi M.Aliqapu P.Abbasi M.
Aliqapu P.Abbasi M.Atiq M.Aliqapu P.Atiq M.Chehelsotun P.Abbasi M.Royal M.Royal M.Aliqapu P.
PicturePicturePicturePicturePicturePicturePicturePicturePicturePicture
BazaarBazaarBazaarBazaarBazaarBazaarBazaarBazaarBazaarBazaar
DinnerDinnerDinnerDinnerDinnerDinnerDinnerDinnerDinnerDinner
Bus ONEBus TWOBus THREEBus FOURBus FIVEBus SIXBus SEVENBus EIGHTBus NINEBus TEN
Atiq M.Vank C.Vank C.Khaju B.Khaju B.Atiq M.Chehelsotun P.Khaju B.Khaju B.Khaju B.
Khaju B.Khaju B.Khaju B.Vank C.Vank C.Khaju B.Khaju B.Chehelsotun P.Atiq M.Chehelsotun P.
Train S.Train S.Train S.Train S.Train S.Train S.Train S.Train S.Train S.Train S.

Day TWO


Day ONE

 Vank C.Atiq M.Chehelsotun P.Abbasi M.Royal M.Aliqapu P.
First VISITONE-EUGHT-NINETWO-SEVEN-TENTHREEFOURSIXFIVE
Second VISITSEVEN-TENEUGHTONE-TWO-NINESIXTHREE-FOUR-FIVE
Third VISITFOURTHREE-FIVE-NINEONE-TENTWO-SIX-SEVEN-EUGHT
Forth VISITSIXFOURFIVEONE-EUGHT-TENTWO-SEVENTHREE-NINE
Fifth VISITTHREE-FIVESIXTWO-SEVENEUGHT-NINEONE-FOUR-TEN

Day TWO

 Vank C.Atiq M.Chehelsotun P.Kaju B.
First VISITTWO-THREEONE-SIXSEVENFOUR-FIVE-EUGHT-NINE-TEN
Second VISITFOUR-FIVENINEEUGHT-TENONE-TWO-THREE-SIX-SEVEN

Notice:

  • Sites in Naqgh-e Jahan Sq. need to be visited on Day one
  • Sites outside Naqsh-e Jahan Sq. can be visited on either days, Day One or Day two
  • First page is the itinerary for ten buses (groups) including two days of their visits in Esfahan
  • Second page is the auxiliary schedule to identify how many groups are visiting a site (almost) at the same time. The numbers are the bus (group) numbers
  • The timings are not mentioned due to our uncertainty of sites opening hours, we are working on the idea of advancing the opening hours which requires special permission, 09:00 is the regular opening hour
  • Visit durations (approximately): Vank Church 50min, Atiq Mosque 50min, ChehelSotun Palace 50min, Abbasi Mosque 40min, Royal Mosque 30min, Aliqapu Palace 40min, Khaju Bridge 30min, maximum bus transfer 20min
  • Vank Church, Atiq Mosque and Khaju Bridge need 20min time bus transfer from/to each other and to/from Naqsh-e Jahan Square; ChehelSotun Palace is 10min walking distance to Naqsh-e Jahan Square;        Bazaar is at Naqsh-e Jahan Square;         Aliqapu Palace, Abbasi Mosque and Royal Mosque are in Naqsh-e Jahan Square and they need max. 10 min walking to/from one other

6th February: (Isfahan – Airport)

Morning, Breakfast and free time for visiting Bazaar.

12:00. check out.

13:00. lunch.

14:30. departure to IKA (International Airport).

NOTE: Depend on your International flight, you will have the chance to visit the magnificent Qajari houses in Kashan city.

KASHAN (Optional)

programdatetime
Welcoming from the railway stationFebruary, 6th3:00-3:30 pm
Moving to historic housesFebruary, 6th3:30 pm
Visiting historic houses and Soltan Mir Ahamad Bath houseFebruary, 6th4:00-5:45
Moving to closing program and serving dinnerFebruary, 6th6:00-8:00 pm
Departure and hotel accommodationFebruary, 6th     8:30 pm
Serving breakfast in hotelFebruary, 7th7:00-7:30 am
Visiting Sialk Hills and Fin GardenFebruary, 7th8:00-10:30 am
Moving to Aran & BidgolFebruary, 7th10:30 am
Visiting Shaker GardenFebruary, 7th11:00-12:30 pm
Serving lunch in Helal AliFebruary, 7th1:00 pm
Visiting underground city of NushabadFebruary, 7th2:30
Visiting Handicraft CentreFebruary, 7th4:00-5:00 pm
Moving to hotel and serving dinnerFebruary, 7th5:00 pm

Kashan, February, 6th & 7th, 2017