Throughout history, Iran and Japan have kept their friendship. Even during World War II, they have maintained a relatively friendly. Diplomatic relations between Iran and Japan were formally established in August 1929 and have continued until now. Japanese tourists have a good tourism infrastructure. We have access to the vast Japanese taste. Japanese enjoys of variety In Iran nature. The humid and wet climate with sea and jungle symbols in the north beside vast and dry desert with warm weather in the center against hot and humid space with ocean view the south can attract all different tastes. Iran nature also offers some absorbing area such as rising mountain mineral waters fountains, florid plains and so on….
You have especially tour itinerary here. This specific tour is allocated to the Japanese nationality albeit. It is just a sample tour and you can offer another routes and destinations. Absolutely, the tour scheduled can be changed according to your taste and interest. For more information about different nationality tours, please refer to Iran-tours.
Iran visa for Japanese citizens:
Thanks for great diplomatic communications between Japan and Iran; Japanese citizen can get an Iranian visa in two ways easily such as normal visa and on arrival visa. For normal visa, we do Visa procedures for you. After receiving your personal data for the application form, we will apply for your Iran visa authorization number from the Iranian ministry of foreign affairs. After getting authorization number, take to the Iranian embassy or consulate that visas are currently issued in your country. You can also get an Iranian visa on arrival but before that, you have to get an authorization number from the Iranian ministry of foreign affairs by presenting your data for the application form. Visa on arrival issue at the airport for 14 days and will be extended 14 days more if you want to stay longer. For more information, please refer to Iran-visa.
This tour can be operated in all season
The First day:
Mid-morning arrive Isfahan city, upon arrival, welcome and brief presentation by our local tour guide. Before check in at the hotel, you will have lunch at the Persian restaurant. In the evening, visit historical bridges such as Sio-se-Pol Bridge and Khajuo Bridge. Overnight Isfahan
The Second day:
After breakfast, the day is spent exploring the unique square in the world Naghsh-e Jahan square or design of the world square, the most brilliant jewel on the ring of architecture and urban design of the Safavid epoch. There is a visit at Ali Qapu palace the beating heart of administration and the highest building in the cardinal point of the capital, Sheikh Lotfollah mosque the pinnacle jewel of Iranian architecture masterpieces, it shows actually the zenith of Shi'a movement, accelerated during the reign of Safavid dynasty, Abbasi jam-e mosque on the southern side of square is a vast origin of the Islamic architecture clad by a turquoise glaze and Qeisarieh portal the main portal of the royal bazaar. You can purchase valuable supplies at the bazaar. The bazaar covers a considerably large area. After lunch at the Iranian and traditional restaurant, you will visit the most brilliant chandelier in the hall of the Safavid architecture era. In the center of Isfahan, one enters a heavenly garden with five hectares area through the eastern gate. In the middle of the garden, there is Chehel Sotoon as one of the three important exciting palaces of the Safavid era. After visiting this palace, you will transfer to the hotel. Overnight Isfahan
The Third day:
After breakfast, you will move sooner than other days. In the first day, you will start to explore Isfahan Atiq (antique) ‘Jame-e-mosque’ the encyclopedia on the most comprehensive pattern of Islamic Architecture in Iran. It’s the most important and the oldest religious buildings in Iran. Archeological excavation conducted in this monument shows that the mosque was one of the important religious Isfahan city in ancient times before the domination of Arabs. After visiting the mosque, you will explore ‘Zour Khaneh’ a scene of manliness, excellence, and humanistic unity. Then, you will start to explore the ancient sport, ‘Varzesh-e-Bastani’ which is still practiced in such a metropolitan city as Isfahan is evocative. In the afternoon, you will visit Atashgah, old fire temple of Isfahan and an ancient castle with a long history. After lunch, Vank cathedral will be the next destination. Vank cathedral is the most spectacular church in Iran. For the rest of the day, your optional schedule is to explore historical bridges which two of the most famous Isfahan’s bridges are Si-O-Se Pol Bridge and Khajou Bridge. The first one is the axial element of physical and cultural connection. This historical bridge which dates back to 1591-1597AD is 295 meters long and 147 meters wide. It is the longest hydraulic structure over the Zayandeh rood and all over Iran. The second one is the multi-functional hydraulic structure. Then, you will come back to the hotel. Overnight Isfahan
The Forth day:
After breakfast, you’ll drive out of the city to varzaneh desert. Varzaneh is a city of Isfahan in central Iran and is located near the ʻBatlaghe-e-Gavkhuniʼ (Gavkhuni swamp) and is one of the historical cities of Isfahan province in terms of the history of ancient, has the very rich treasure.
Varzaneh old bridge, Jame-e mosque, caravanserai and old wind towers, multiple Ab Anbar (cistern), towers and dovecotes, castles and traces of water are considered the historic buildings in the city. Along the way, you will visit the ʻʻGhale-e Ghurtan’’ (Ghurtan castle). That is the first historic castle alive and second historic and vast castle of Iran after Bam citadel in Kerman city which covers an area of 45 hectares and it is located in the 12 km West of Varzaneh and in the city of Isfahan. Then, you will visit ‘ʻGav Chah’’ revive the tradition of old irrigation. The rest of the day is spent in the desert sand where you can go camel riding and safari. In the afternoon, assemble and depart to Yazd. In the way, you will have a shortstop for rest in Naein. This city is as the natural richness and historical monuments, tourist attractions, crafts, and customs. Naein is famous in the world for its rugs. Your journey will continue to Yazd. Overnight Yazd
The Fifth day:
Today, in the morning after breakfast begin your tour of the fascinating city of Yazd. This city is famous for having too many Wind-catchers (Badgirs); the Wind-catchers were an ancient form of air condition in the different season. Then, you will visit Amir chakhmagh complex, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Dolat Abad garden and Shish badgiri Ab Anbar (the cistern which has six wind catcher). Overnight Yazd
The Sixth day:
After breakfast and check out, you will drive to Kerman which is one of the oldest cities in Iranian plateau and well known for its historical and cultural monuments located 369 km of Yazd. When you arrive in Kerman, you will visit Ganj Ali khan complex and Ganj Ali Khan Bathhouse before checking in the hotel. The complex covers 1100 square meters and is composed of a school, a square, a caravanserai and a public bath, a water reservoir, a mint house, a mosque, a tea house, and a bazaar. Then, you will transfer to hotel and rest. Overnight in Kerman
The Seventh day:
Today, you have explored Bam citadel (Arge bam) which is the largest adobe structure in the world to its location is near the city of Bam in Kerman province. When you come back from there, you will be transferred to Kerman. The rest of the day, you have free time for rest or other things. Overnights in Kerman
The Eighth day:
In the morning, after breakfast and checking out the hotel, you will move to Bavanat which is a city of Fars province of Iran. You will welcome with Iranian custom and can experience the style of traditional and rural life. This place is a famous tourist attraction that annually absorbs a great volume of tourists. You have to reach experiencing there. You will have lunch at a rural house. Then, you will move to Shiraz in the evening. Overnight Shiraz
The Ninth day:
In the morning, you will go to see the most spectacular attractions in Iran for half of the day. You will visit Persepolis and Pasargad. Persepolis, also known as ‘Takht-e-Jamshid’ was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. In this ancient city, there is a palace named Takht-e-Jamshid which was built during the reign of Darius, Xerxes, and Artaxerxes I was built for about 200 years. This location has been recorded one of Iran's UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.
Pasargad World Heritage collection is a set of ancient structures in the city during the Achaemenid dynasty. There is a great viewpoint where you can look over the site and the surrounding area. This set is the fifth set registered in the World Heritage List in Iran. Overnight Shiraz
The Tenth day:
This is your Full-day city tour in Shiraz that is one of the oldest cities of ancient Persia and center of the arts. At first, you will visit Eram garden. Then, you will have lunch at the restaurant. After that, you will see the Qavam house that is a traditional and historical house in Shiraz. In the evening, you will visit the Tomb of Hafez and Tomb of Saadi. Tomb of Hafez is famous due to containing in his collection. Hafez was Iranian's great poet of the eighth century (the fourteenth century AD) and one of the world's famous poets. You will visit the Tomb of Saadi. He is a well-known Iranian poet and writer. His reputation is catchy and strong for prose and poetry more melodious. The literary position is so strong that he became a professor of speech, the king spoke, even absolutely called him a master. Overnight in Shiraz
The Eleventh day:
Today you will check out the hotel and have a half day tour. You will visit Karim Khani Citadel which is located in the center of the city. The Citadel was built during the reign of Zand dynasty, and after Karim Khan Zand introduce Shiraz as its capital and chose this place as his living, to be known as Karim Khani Citadel. Citadel was used as a prison during the reign of the Pahlavi dynasty and was damaged. Then you have explored in the Vakil Bazaar which is one of the most traditional and historical markets. After that, you will be prepared for flight and will be transferred to the airport.