India and Iran are the two oldest countries in Asia with distinct cultures. India and Iran have friendly relations in many areas. Even in the post-world, wartime Iran and India keep their relation fairly good in diverse fields. Old cultural and linguistic and migration relations of Iranians-Indians are so famous that no needs to explanation. The importance of relations between the cultures is obvious. Also, in Iranian history and literature, there is no country more popular and better known of India and this deeply roots relationship still exists. Many Indians visit Iran every year and Iranian visit India too. We offer Iranian package for you according to your favorite taste.
You have especially tour itinerary here, this specific tour is allocated to the Indian 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 Indian citizens:
Indian can get an Iranian visa easily. You can register in one of the travel agencies in Iran such as the lovely Persia Team, and get your visa on your arrival at the airport. For more information, please refer to Iran-visa.
This tour can be operated in all season.
The First day:
After arrival at Tehran Imam Khomeini international airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. There is no special program intended for you because you have passed long distance with flying. So, the first day was devoted to resting travelers. You will meet your tour leader. After introductions, your tour leader will review the details of the tour. You will do your check-in and go for rest. In the evening, you will visit 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. It is 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 visited at National jewelry museum, the collection of the 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 your arrival, you will be checked in. Then, 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, you will transfer to the hotel. Overnight Isfahan
The Fifth 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
Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari
The Sixth day:
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Chahar Mahal Bakhtiari province which includes many fantastic sceneries and Bakhtiari nomads. You will drive to Koohrang visiting Bakhtiari Nomad. In the way, there is Dimeh spring in the Dimeh village, Koohrang city. Based on studies conducted in water of Dimeh spring, it has mineral salts, and it is a drinking water of the world. It has some health benefits such as preventing tooth decay due to its calcium and also it can treat the kidney stones. This is a permanent place for gathering Bakhtiari nomads and tourists. Near the spring there is "Fritillaria" plain. In Koohrang you will visit inside a Nomadic Camp. You will experience memorable days where it will be possible to witness the Nomadic lifestyle and watch the ceremonies and customs of Nomads while having the opportunity of horseback riding, shooting, watching local dancing and enjoying local foods. Then, you will drive to Shahrekord in the evening which is one of the coldest and beautiful cities in Iran with a unique nature. It is a central city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari. Overnight shahrekord
The Seventh day:
After having breakfast, Shiraz is our next destination. In the way, 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 Eighth day:
This is our 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 which is the 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 Ninth day:
Today you will check out and have a half day tour. You will visit Karim Khani Citadel 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 Vakil Bazaar that is one of the most traditional and historical markets. After that, you will prepare for the flight and will be transferred to the airport.