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11D8N MYSTERIOUS IRAN WITH THOMAS ONG
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Highlights Chinese Itinerary
Tehran
Golestan Palace
National Jewelry Museum
Shiraz
Nasir ol Molk Mosque
Tomb of Hafez
Marvdasht
Persepolis
Necropolis
Pasargadae
Yazd
Fire Temple
Tower of Silence
Isfahan
Chehel Sotoun Palace
Allahverdi Khan Bridge
Monar Jonban
Meidan Emam
Kashan
Abyaneh Village
Underground City of Noosh Abad
Itinerary
Day 1: SINGAPORE / TEHRAN
Meals on Board
Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Tehran, the capital of Iran, via Dubai.
Day 2: TEHRAN
Lunch / Dinner
Upon arrival in Iran’s biggest city, start your tour with a photo stop at Azadi Tower. This monument is one of the symbols of Tehran and marks the west entrance to the city. Next, proceed to the lavish Golestan Palace, a masterpiece of the Qajar era combining the best of Persian and European architectural styles. Thereafter, head to National Jewelry Museum to view one of the most fabulous collections of treasures in the world.
Day 3: TEHRAN / SHIRAZ
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Board a domestic flight to Shiraz.

Spend your day exploring Shiraz, the celebrated centre of Persian culture for over 2,000 years. Begin your sightseeing at Nasi ol-Molk Mosque also commonly known as the “Pink Mosque”. Make a photo stop at Quran Gate, the historic gate located at the entrance of the city of Shiraz. Proceed to Tomb of Hafez, set in a serene and charming garden, for more photo opportunities. Make a photo stop at Arg Karim Khan, a medieval-style fortress which was used as a prison throughout history. Thereafter, spend some time strolling down the atmospheric avenues of Vakil Bazaar, one of the Iran’s finest bazaars and a striking example of the Zand dynastic architecture.
Day 4: SHIRAZ / MARVDASHIT / SHIRAZ
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Depart Shiraz for Marvdasht and begin your day at nearby Persepolis, the heat of the fabled Persian Achaemenid Empire, and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, head to Necropolis where you can learn about the continuity of the country’s history in a single site. From Elamite, Achaemenid and Sasanian monuments standing side by side to ancient tombs and bas-reliefs carved out on a rocky cliff, this majestic site is a treasure trove a rocky cliff, this majestic site is a treasure trove documenting all of Iran’s history. Return to Shiraz for your overnight stay.
Day 5: SHIRAZ / PASARGAD / YAZD
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Bid farewell to Shiraz as you leave for Yazd. Enroute, visit Pasargadae, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first dynastic capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Founded by Cyrus the Grate, its palaces, gardens and the mausoleum of Cyrus are outstanding examples of the first phase of royal Achaemenid architecture and Persian civilisation.
Day 6: YAZD
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Today, spend a full day to explore Yazd. Situated in a remote area where two deserts converge. Yazd dates back to 3000BC and was a crucial stop on the fabled Silk Road. Visit a fire temple, a place of worship where sacred flames were kept burning continuously. Next, see a tower of silence where ancient Zoroastrians rest the dead in order to avoid contaminating the earth. Next, stand in awe in front of Amir Chakhmaq Complex, one of the most extraordinary mosques and squares in all of Iran noted for its symmetrical sunken alcoves. End your tour at the 12th century Jame Mosque of Yazd, rebuilt between 1324 and 1365 and still in use today.
Day 7: YAZD / ISFAHAN
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Today, continue your journey to Isfahan, the former capital of ancient Persia and also the second largest city in Iran today. Start your sightseeing at Chehel Sotoun Palace. Built as a pleasure pavilion and reception hall, the beautifully proportioned palace is entered via an elegant terrace that perfectly bridges the transition between the Persians’ love of gardens and interior splendor. Head over to Vakil Cathedral, a gorgeous fusion of Armenian and Islamic architecture located in the Armenian quarter of Isfahan. Next, make a photo stop at Allahverdi Khan Bridge. The longest bridge on Zayandeh River consists of 2 rows of 33 arches from either side, therefor also famously known as “Siosepol”, which means “Bridge of 33 Arches”.
Day 8: ISFAHAN
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Get ready for another full day of sightseeing in Isfahan. First stop is Monar Jonban, also known as the “Shaking Minarets”. Hop over to Meidan Emam, one of the most gorgeous squares in the world, and also one of the first sites in Iran to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Ali Qapu, also known as the “Great Persian Palace”, most notable for its music room and mosaic stairs, Shah Mosque, with the largest dome in the city and the smaller but dazzling Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. Next, get ready to shop to your heart’s content at Grand Bazaar. This historical market has about 5 km of shopping streets and over 100 caravanserais.
Day 9: ISFAHAN / ABYANEH / KASHAN
Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Depart Isfahan for Kashan. Along the way, make a stop at Abyaneh, one of the oldest villages in Iran. Apart from being one of Iran’s oldest villages, it is also famed for its reddish-hue buildings made of clay and wood. Continue on your journey and visit historic Tabatabaei House, a beautiful abode built in the early 1880s. It consists of four courtyards, wall paintings with elegant stained glass windows and other classic features of traditional Persian residential architecture. Next, head to the 16th century Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, which serves as a museum today. The former bathhouse is decorated with amazing ornamental tiles, some of which are turquoise and gold in colour.
Day 10: KASHAN / TEHRAN / SINGAPORE
Breakfast / Lunch
This morning, make a stop at the Underground City of Noosh Abad. This ancient underground city consists of many labyrinth-like architectural structures, corridors, rooms and wells. Thereafter, transfer to Tehran for your flight home via Dubai.
Day 11: ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE
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20Nov 2017
Emirates
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Available
Adult Single
6,718.00
Adult Twin
5,598.00
Adult Triple
5,598.00
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-400.00
Child Bed
-400.00
Child No Bed
-400.00
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