Iran-Canada relationship was dating back to 1955 with opening the Iran embassy in Canada. During past decades, there were sensitive ups and downs in two countries relation but nowadays, tensions have dropped. Most of the volume of bilateral relations is related to the commercial sector. Iran always has been a good market for Canadian traders. In the cultural section, you can find a strong Iranian attachment between two countries clue to remarkable Iranian population which has immigrated to Canada. Despite growing trend in general sectors, there is no notable development in case of tourism that it can be reachable with mutual cooperation for filling tourism gap. Lovely Persia, a tour and travel agency operates various types of Iran tours which can be matched with any nation’s taste as well as, providing facilities services for traveling to Iran.
You have especially tour itinerary here, this specific tour is allocated to the Canadian 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 Canadian citizens:
Canadian can travel to Iran legally and freely. So, they need a visa which may take a time for several months. You have to apply for your Iran visa 2-3 months before your trip. We can help you to make it easy, with possessing useful information as well as professional experts in the field of Iran visa, we can offer the best and the safest way for doing this process. You should present some relevant documents as a Canadian citizen to travel to Iran. For more information please refer to Iran-visa.
This tour is operated in all seasons.
The First day:
After arrival at Tehran Imam Khomeini international airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. You will meet the tour leader. After the introduction, your tour leader will review the details of the tour. Then, you will be done check-in and go for rest. In the evening, you will be visiting Tabiaat Bridge and Milad tower. Overnight Tehran
The Second day:
After breakfast you will have full-day sightseeing Tehran visiting Golestan palace, it’s a museum now. Before that was the residence of several kings of Iran. Its complex composed of several buildings in a large flower garden in Tehran. This palace is located in the Arge square. After visiting the palace, you will go to a restaurant. After enjoying a great lunch, you will visit the National Museum of Iran where you can see fabulous historical items from 5000 BC to the advent of Islam in Iran which shows a brief history of our land. After that, you have to visit at National jewelry museum, the collection of a treasury of Iranian national royal jewels. In the evening, you will visit the Darband area. Overnight Tehran
The Third day:
You will be checked out the hotel and transferred to Kashan after visiting some tourist attractions in Kashan such as Borujerdis House, Fin garden and Teppe Sialk (Sialk hill) that is a large ancient archeological site that made of clay. You will have lunch at a traditional restaurant. Then, you will set off for Isfahan. After arrival, you will be checked-in; you can spend your evening in Teahouse. Overnight Isfahan
The Forth 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 we will transfer to the hotel. Overnight Isfahan
The Fifth day:
After breakfast, you will move sooner than another day. On 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 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 Sixth day:
Today you will go toward Yazd. On the way, you will have a shortstop 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. You will visit Jame mosque and Pirnia house in Naein. Then, you will move to Narin Qal’eh (Narin castle) in meybod, a city near Yazd. Keep going to Yazd. In the evening, you will visit Dolat Abad garden in Yazd. Overnight Yazd
The Seventh 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 different seasons. Then, you will visit Amir chakhmagh complex, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Tower of silence and Shish badgiri Ab Anbar (the cistern which has six wind catcher). Overnight Yazd
The Eighth day:
In the morning after breakfast, you will leave Yazd and depart to Shiraz. On the way, you will visit the most spectacular attractions in Iran. Half of the day, you will visit Pasargad and Persepolis. 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.
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 that 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. Then, keep going toward Shiraz, overnight Shiraz.
The Ninth 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 Tenth 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.