Persian Treasures of Iran Tour
Embark on a journey into the mystique of the Persian culture on our extensive Iran tour.
Visit historic sites, ancient traditional villages, enjoy spectacular landscapes, browse crafts centers and local bazaars.
Tehran is a bustling cities so many interesting museums. We aim to visit as much as possible during the two days we are in Tehran.
The opulent Golestan Palace Museum Complex, the oldest of the historic monuments in Tehran. This is the former residence of the 19th – early 20th century Qajar Kings of Iran. One fabulous example is the Marble Throne Room.
The Museum of Ancient Iran (Archaeological Museum) displays an authentic collection of pottery, bronze and valuable pieces from millenniums BC until the Islamic era. The objects on display have been found from different regions of Iran including Susa, Persepolis, and many other ancient sites.
The Museum of the Islamic Era (which has been under renovation for 9 years) has finally opened in late 2015. It contains arts and antiquities from throughout the Islamic period. This museum provides an excellent introduction to Iran.
Enjoy the fabulous National Jewels Museum with its extraordinary collection of gemstones and jewelry.
Attend a guided tour through the lovely Abguineh Glass and Ceramics Museum, View a beautiful collection of glass and pottery from different periods. The exquisite museum is located in the historical part of Tehran.
Embark on a day excursion to the foothills of the Darband Mountains. Visit the former residence of the ex-Royal Family of Iran at Sa’ad-Abad Palace/Museum Complex.
JOURNEY TO ANCIENT TOWNS AND SMALL VILLAGES
Upon leaving Tehran, our Iran tour travels at a nice easy pace with ample time to absorb the ambiance and feel the sense of “being there.”
Visits to major historic sites are dispersed with stops in small villages to observe traditional lifestyles. These are places where locals gather such as port towns, the spa town Sarein and Ramsar– the old riveria of Iran and the Lut Desert.
Cities visited include Shiraz, Kerman, Yazd and Isfahan. In addition, the Comprehensive Iran tour includes Tabriz and Mashad.
We offer two Iran tour options: the Iran In-depth 29 day tour and the 18 day Iran Highlights tour.
- Isfahan, the most beautiful city in Iran
- Shiraz, the city of “roses and nightingales”
- The spectacular Heyran Pass
- The Caspian Sea port town Bandar-e-Anzali
- Mashad, Iran’s holiest city