Exploring the Northwest of Iran
When, people and nature make you sure that you have to visit Northwest of Iran.
♥ Golestan Palace (UNESCO World Heritage Site).
♥ Sepah street (the oldest street in Iran).
♥ Sultanieh (Third great domes in the world and UNESCO World Heritage Sites).
♥ El Goli Luna Park.
Ideal age: 15 to 85 year olds
Starts in / Ends in: Tehran / Tehran
Travel Style: Cultural & Historical
Max Group Size: 40
Accommodation: Hotel/Local guest house
Transportation: Private Vehicle, Couch, Bus
We will visit Golestan Palace (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the former royal Qajar complex in Iran’s capital city.
Then we go through the Bazaar to meet local people and know Iranian purchase style.
After lunch, we will visit the Jewelry Museum (The Iranian National Jewels, originally the Iranian Crown Jewels).
Golestan Palace, Brilliant Hall
National Jewels Museum
After Breakfast we drive to Sa’dabad Complex is a 300 hectare complex built by the Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs.
The complex includes more than 180 hectares of natural forest, streets, qanats, galleries, mansions/palaces, and museums.
After lunch, we go to the traditional bazaar of Tajrish.
Next place is Ferdows Garden, a historical complex; The complex dates back to the reign of the Qajar dynasty and includes a mansion which is the house of the Cinema Museum of Iran since 2009.
After dinner, we drive back the hotel.
Sa'ad Abad Complex
In the early morning, we leave Tehran to Qazvin (The capital of Shah Tahmasb).
First place is Tehran Gate.
The next is Sardar Bozorg ancient water reservoir (the largest single-dome water reservoir in Iran and in the world) and Imamzadeh Hussein Holy Shrine.
After lunch, we will visit the Jameh Mosque of Qazvin.
The last place is the Sepah street (the oldest street in Iran).
Sardar Bozorg water reservoir
The world’s largest water cave
After breakfast we go to Sa’do Saltaneh caravansary (built during the Qajar era, the caravansary is one of Persia’s best preserved urban caravanserais).
Then we go for Chehel Sotoun Pavilion and Qazvin museum.
After lunch, we visit Ali Qapou mansion and façade, Qajar Bathhouse and Russian church.
Sa'ad ol Saltaneh Caravansary
Chehel Sotoun Palace
In the morning we drive to Zanjan to visit these sites: Sultanieh (Third great domes in the world and UNESCO World Heritage Sites), Chalbi Ughloo tomb and Khanghate.
Dragon temple, The Safavi stone caravansary and Achaemenid men in Saltman museum.
After breakfast and check out we go Tabriz.
By arrival, we visit El Goli (Shah Goli) historic park.
After lunch, we will be at Arg of Alishah (is the remnants of a big fortification and city wall in downtown Tabriz).
Then we go to Tabriz Bazaar (UNESCO World Heritage Sites). The last places are Aji Chay bridge and St.Mary church of Tabriz.
Fly back Tehran to leave Iran with the nice memories.