Destination: Shiraz – Kish - Isfahan
Duration: 7 Days
Type: Cultural - Adventure
Day 1 – Shiraz: Have flight from home to Shiraz. Probably you would arrive at night. Upon arrival, you will be met and greeted at Shiraz airport and then are transferred to your hotel in Shiraz. Overnight Shiraz
Day 2 – Shiraz: You would have a city tour of Shiraz including Pink Mosque, Zand Complex (Mosque - Citadel - Bathhouse - Bazaar), Eram garden (UNESCO site). In the evening you would discover Hafeziyeh and Saadiyeh. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 3 Shiraz – Kish Island We would explore two different UNESCO sites around Shiraz today, Persepolis and Pasargadae. In the evening, you would have a flight to Kish Island. After your transfer to the hotel, you can stroll around this beautiful island and perhaps have a cup of coffee with the locals. Overnight Kish.
Day 4 - Kish Island You will relax at Kish’s sandy beach and in the afternoon we will have another tour of Kish Island where you can also enjoy this beautiful island by riding a bicycle along the sandy beaches and a visit to the old town will show you the traditional way of locals’ life. In the evening, we will eat at one of Kish’s great seafood restaurants while enjoying the local music. Overnight Kish.
Day 5 - Kish Island You will have another wonderful and sunny morning in Kish where you can do lots of other activities such as swimming, snorkeling, water sports or shopping. In the evening transfer to Kish International airport for your flight to Isfahan. Arrival in Isfahan and transfer to hotel. Overnight Isfahan
Day 6 – Isfahan In the morning we start our full-day tour of Isfahan at the UNESCO world heritage site of Naghsh-e-Jahan Sq., once a royal polo court, then visit the famous Imam Mosque (Royal Mosque) and Lotfullah Mosque with wonderful architecture and tile-work. In the evening, we would head to the banks of Zayanderud river, the soul of the city. There are several historical bridges over this river, erected during the Safavid era (17th Century). Siosepol (33-arch) and Khaju bridges are the most famous ones. We enjoy visiting these two interesting bridges, drinking tea at the tea house below the bridge. Overnight Isfahan.
Day 7 - Departure We would have a half day city tour including Chehel Sotun Palace, Hasht Behesht Palace, and Vank Cathedral. At night transfer to Isfahan’s international airport for your departure flight home.