Gold Tour: Best of Iran in 8 Days



About this tour

  • Cities:  Kashan , Yazd , Tehran , Isfahan , Shiraz

  • Duration:8 days

  • Languages: English

  • Group Size: 4

  • Free cancelation: Up to 20 days

  • Live tour guide

  • Fin Garden (UNESCO Site)
  • Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse
  • Naghsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO Site)
  • Vank Cathedral (Wonderful Armenian Church of Safavid era)
  • Narin Castle (Pre-Islamic historical monuments)
  • Jameh Mosque (including two 48m-high minarets & tiled entrance portal)
  • Dowlat Abad Garden (UNESCO Site)
  • Pasargadae, Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam) and Persepolis
  • Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque)
  • Vakil Complex, Eram Garden and Hafez Tomb

The Classic route of Iran is highly recommended for first-time visitors to Iran. This is a popular itinerary that includes some of the most famous and historically significant cities in Iran. It typically covers around one-two weeks and allows visitors to experience the country's rich culture, ancient history, and stunning architecture. is a great way for visitors to explore some of the best that Iran has to offer, from the vibrant capital city of Tehran to the stunning Islamic architecture of Isfahan and the ancient ruins of Persepolis. A detailed itinerary for the trip can be found in the additional information section below. Note: This price (per person) is considered for a group of 4 to 6 people. The tour price may vary slightly with an increase or decrease in the number of people.

  • 8 Nights' accommodation at 3* hotels
  • 8 Breakfast
  • Daily refreshments
  • Welcome Dinner in Shiraz
  • Entrance fees
  • Air conditioned VIP transport
  • Professional Driver
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Iran medical Insurance
  • Visa arrangement
  • All costs of the guide and driver
  • International flight
  • Iran visa fee
  • Tips and porter charges
  • Any personal expenses such as laundry, mini bar, etc.
Departure & Return
  • Arrival: Tehran
  • Departure: Tehran
Covid-19 precautions
  • Everyone must have vaccination certificate OR pcr test negative result
Additional Information
  • Day 1: After arriving at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA), you will meet and greet Derak representative. Since most flights arrived at midnight, pre-reservation is made. In the following of the day, you will start visiting: Golestan Palace (UNESCO site), Carpet museum, Iran National Museum, Azadi Tower.
  • Day2: Early in the morning, you’ll leave Tehran towards Kashan (245 km). There, you’ll visit Fin Garden (UNESCO Site). Tabatabaei Traditional House, Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse. Afterward, you’ll have a ride toward Abyaneh (88 km). There, you will have a great moment in this ancient village which is famous for its reddish hue clay. And, then you’ll continue the road toward Isfahan (175 km) and rest there.
  • Day 3: In the 3rd day of your trip, you’ll have a full day city tour in Isfahan: Naghsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO Site), Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace, Qeysarieh Bazaar, Vank Cathedral (Wonderful Armenian Church of Safavid era), Si-o-Se-Pol Bridge
  • Day 4: After having breakfast, you will drive toward Yazd (311 km); en route, in the ancient cities of Naein and Meybod, you will visit: Shah Abbasi Caravanserai (One of the important roadside lodging houses of Safavid era), Narin Castle (Pre-Islamic historical monuments), Jameh Mosque, Ice House, Pigeon Tower. Next, you will continue your journey towards Yazd and rest there.
  • Day 5:Today, you’ll have a full-day city tour; including: Jameh Mosque, Dowlat Abad Garden (UNESCO Site) Amir Chakhmaq Complex (dazzling symbol of Yazd), Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Water Museum, Silence Towers
  • Day 6: Early in the morning, you will get on the road towards Shiraz (454 km); en route, you’ll visit the masterpieces of Achaemenid dynasty; including Pasargadae (UNESCO site), Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam), Persepolis (UNESCO site)
  • Day 7: After breakfast, you will enjoy visiting Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque), Narenjestan-e Qavam, Vakil Complex (Bazaar, Bath and Mosque). After having lunch, you will visit Ali Ibn-e Hamzeh Holy Shrine, Eram Garden (UNESCO Site), Hafez Tomb (beloved poet of 14th century)
  • Day 8: In the last day of your journey, you’ll be transfered at Shahid Dastgheib International Airport of Shiraz (SYZ) to have a flight to Tehran. After arriving in Mehr Abad airport, you’ll be transferred to Imam Khomeini international airport (IKA), to have departure flight.

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