Zoroaster Pathway

 Iran Villages
September 2, 2015
Nomad Tour
September 3, 2015

Zoroaster Pathway

Duration:8 Days

Itinarary:Tehran,Abyaneh,Isfahan,Yazd,Shiraz

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Day 1 Tehran

Upon arrival at Imam airport you’ll be transferred to hotel. In the afternoon a half day city tour for visiting Archaeological, glass and carpet museums. Overnight Tehran.

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Day 2 Abyaneh

Driving to Abyaneh the red rock village with a unique architecture. In the village you’ll have the chanche to visit the oldest structure there which is a fire temple. Overnight Abyaneh.

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Day 3 & 4 Isfahan

Driving to Isfahan in the morning.En route visiting the oldest structure in Isfahan which is also a fire temple dating back to before Sassanian period. Overnight Isfahan.

A complete tour of Isfahan starting with Naghsh e Jahan square, Ali qa pu,Imam and Sheikh lotf Allah mosques also Vank cathedral and ending the tour with Zayande river bridges. Overnight Isfahan.

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Day 5& 6 Yazd

Driving towards Yazd the sacred city of Zoroastrians and their main residence. Enroute visiting Zoroastrians places of worship in Chak Chak village near Ardakan. Overnight Yazd.

During a full day city tour you’ll visit Zoroastrian’s fire temple and towers of silence and alsoAmir Chakhmaq complex (mosque, caravansary and bath). Overnight Yazd.

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Day 7,8,9 & 10 Shiraz

Driving to Shiraz while exploring some attractions in the way. The 4000 years old evergreen cypress in Abarkoh which is one of the oldest creatures in the world. Some legends ascribe it to  Zoroaster. Another enroute attraction is Persepolis, Naghsh e Rostam with a cubic structure called Zoroaster templeNaghsh e Rajab and Pasargadea. This complex is a treasure of Zoroastrianism era. Overnight Shiraz.

After being free at leisure in the morning you’ll visit Zandieh complex and Naranjestan palace.

Excursion to ancient city of Bishapur visiting Anahita temple,ceremonial hall,Valerin castle and mosaic porch also Ardeshir Sassanian summer palace.Overnight Shiraz.

After visiting the poetic tombs of Saadi and Hafez as a nice ending you’ll be transferred to airport for your flight back.


 

Tour Services

The above itinerary includes: accommodation for you & your travel tour guide, transportation (air-conditioned vehicle), transfers, food (breakfast) plus refreshments and bottled water (including your guide), guidance (plus oral translation where needed), entrance fees and tips for porters, waiters & guide Excluded.

Note: The nature of tours and travel in Iran demands flexibility. In other words, sometimes your travel tour guide changes part of the day’s sightseeing program because of an unexpected local event, national holiday, etc. Needless to say, your guide is responsible to let you know of the procedures beforehand.

In all cases, the top priority is not to miss any of the above sightseeing activities. If there is no choice, a substitution activity will be chosen by mutual agreement so that such omission can be compensated for you.

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