This 2-day tour covers main highlights of Shiraz including Persepolis, Pasargadae, Naqsh-e Rostam And attractions inside the city of gardens & nightingales.


Tour Highlights

Tour Name: Shiraz 2-day city tour

Theme(s): Daily Tour

Duration: 2 days

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Persepolis, Pasargadae, Eram Garden

Other Highlights: Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil mosque, Karimkhan citadel (outside), Hafez Tomb, Saadi mausoleum, Pink Mosque, Ali Ebn-e Hamzeh mausoleum

Summary: This 2-day tour covers main highlights of Shiraz including Persepolis, Pasargadae, Naqsh-e Rostam And attractions inside the city of gardens & nightingales.

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Day 1: ُShiraz City Tour

 

Full day sightseeing tour in Shiraz as follows:
UNESCO World Heritage Eram Garden, a nice sample of Persian Gardens and today as the botanical garden of Shiraz.
Pink (Nasir-ol Molk) Mosque, famous for its fine and colorful ceramics & windows.
Tomb of Hafez, the world famous Iranian poet.
Ali Ebn-e Hamzeh magnificent mausoleum, with dazzling mirror mosaics art.
Covered Vakil Bazaar with colorful handicrafts and antique outlets.
Vakil Mosque, beautiful 18th century mosque famous for spiral coumns
Outside view of Karimkhan Citadel (Arg-e Karimkhan)

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Day 2: Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rostam & Pasargadae

 

Morning departure for one of the most attractive sites in Iran, UNESCO World Heritage Takht-e Jamshid or as Greek historians called it, “Persepolis“.
You will visit the imposing ruins of the 2500-year-old Achaemenid ceremonial capital, known once as the richest city under the sun light.

Numerous palaces, gates, stairs with reliefs, halls, the treasury used to protect the Achaemenid Empire’s legendary treasures are to be visited.

Not far from Persepolis, you will visit Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis, the rock reliefs and some tombs of the Achaemenid emperors.

Afterwards, continuing the road to UNESCO World Heritage site of Pasargadae Palace and the Tomb of Cyrus the Great, the founder of the most powerful Persian Empire.

Visit to Saadi Mausoleum upon arrival in Shiraz. Transfer to hotel.

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Services Included:

  • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary including their applicable entrance fees
  • Transportation with A/C (air conditioned) vehicle as mentioned below
  • English speaking guide
  • German/Spanish/French/Arabic/Turkish/Japanese/Italian speaking guide(s) and other main languages (as per request and availability)

Services Excluded:

  • Hotel reservations (accommodation)
  • Iran visa
  • Driver & Tour Guide tips
  • Visa fee
  • All personal nature expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, minibar, gifts, etc.
  • Costs incurred in case of hospitalization or evacuation, etc.
  • Any other service(s) not specified in “Services Included” section of this proposal

Notes:

Note 2: Above mentioned durations are based on Iranian calendar.

Note 3: Working days in Iran are Saturday – Wednesday. Thursdays are half day however many offices are closed on Thursdays.

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