Bermuda triangle tour for Austrians
Like Bermuda triangle you will get stuck in these three touristy cities and will not be able to get rid of them even when you depart to your country. This is an open jaw itinerary that saves you more time and money while shows you bests of Iran. This is specially an affordable tour with special offer in summer.
Thanks to Austrian Airline and its new flight between Vienna an Shiraz, Stadt der Palaste und der Garten (as mentioned in Austrian Airline Magazine) and good bilateral political relation between Iran and Austria, and because of the increasing number of Austrian tourists in Iran, we have made special tours for people from this country.
Day 1: Shiraz
Welcome to Shiraz the city of gardens and palaces. You are just welcomed to Gardeshgaran team's city. You will arrive at 4:35 AM and will be transferred to the hotel. After a short rest, you can start a some-hour tour in Shiraz. You can see Hafez and Sa'di tomb. These two poets are the most famous and popular ones in Persian countries. Their works are still taught in universities. After visiting in these to relaxing nice tombs that are located in beautiful gardens, you will have a delicious kebab of liver and lung. It is really tasty and delicious. Dough, yoghurt and vegetables are served with this traditional food. You will have a short walk in the street and get back to your hotel. Overnight in shiraz.
Day 2: Shiraz
A full day city tour in shiraz. Today you will see Karimkhan complex: Bazaar, Bathhouse, Mosque and Citadel. After visiting Bazaar and get involved in local people. You will see the mosque when Muslims pray there. First you will listen to call of pray that is echoed in Bazaar and then you will go to the mosque with other locals who want to pray. you will eat a traditional lunch in a traditional restaurant there. In the Bathhouse, you are going to get familiar with the functions of bathhouses in past. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 3: Shiraz-Persepolis- Abarkouh
Today you will experience the most amazing day of your trip. In the morning, you will go on to Pasargadae and Persepolis that are the most famous ancient sights of Iran. No need to explain how interesting are these sights. Both sights show Iran's great culture and history. Take as many pictures as you can because you are not supposed to see anything like them. Persepolis is welcoming you with open arms as it has been like this when many years ago people came there. After eating traditional lunch, the driver and guide will take you to a lovely small city called Abarkouh. This old and small city holds the oldest Cyprus in the world with 4000 years old. Some scientists also believe it is 7000 years old. After visiting this huge Cyprus, you will go to Sarve Kohan guest house to drink a cup of coffee and take a short rest. This guest house is located among trees and water and domestic animals like hens, rooster, ducks and etc. At night, you will stay in this great guest house to experience a traditional mattress and room. Overnight Abarkouh.
Day 4: Abarkouh-Taft-Yazd
After organic breakfast in Abarkouh, which includes fresh eggs, bread, cheese, tea and etc After visiting these sights, you will go on your trip Taft that is a small garden located in a desert area. The whole city is a small garden full of fruit trees. Most people are Zoroastrians. In Nartiti ecolodge, you can eat and get familiar with Zoroastrians' religion, culture and ceremonies. You also eat your lunch, a special Zoroasterian food, and then drive to Abarkouh. The owner's family is Zoroastrian and you can ask as many questions as you have about their beliefs. Then you will say goodbye to this family and leave Taft to Yazd. Overnight Yazd.
Day 5: Yazd
In the morning, you will start your tour in this unique city. You will visit Fire Temple and Qanat and get more familiar with Zoroasterans life. Qanat were used to have water in different seasons for everyone. As this city is a desert city, people needed to save water in the best way, that is why they made many Qanats. You also see the view of Amirchakhmaq Square. you will be in old part of the city and walk to Jame Mosque. You will see locals praying and asking God to help them. After visiting the beautiful mosque, you see Tower of Silence. You are supposed to see desert at sun set time. The guide and driver will take you to a nice desert camp. There you will experience a desert night, start observation, camel back-riding and safari. You will be back to the city and eat and rest at the hotel. Overnight Yazd.
Day 6: Yazd-Esfahan
Early in the morning, you will be driven to Esfahan, also known as Half of the World among Iranians, you are supposed to see the second largest square in the world, Imam Square also known as Naghshe Jahan Square. You will see 2 mosques, Imam Mosque and lotfollah Mosque and also Aliqapou Palace. Aliqapou palace use to be the place for the king to see Polo from. He used to sit there and watch the game and enjoy it.
After lunch in a nice restaurant, you will go on your tour to see Hasht Behesht and Chehel Setoun. At night, you will stay in Esfahan.
Day 7: Esfahan
Another full day city tour in Esfahan to see old Christian neighbor called Jolfa. You can see people with two different religions dealing with each other. You walk through old paved streets and can see hand crafts in shopping centers and get some souvenir for your family. There is a nice cathedral called Vank where you can see beautiful painting on its wall dating back to different eras. All paintings tell you some stories of different famous people and their life. After you eat your lunch in this lovely neighbor, you will go on to see Jame Mosque and Pigeon house and also Esfahan's Aquarium. Late in the afternoon, you will experience being among locals by the 2 lovely bridges of Siosepol and Khajo. After diiner, you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day 8: Esfahan-Kashan
Today you say goodbye to this amazing city and leave to Kashan. In Kashan, you see Boroujerdi house, Fin Bathhouse and garden. The best flower juice in the world is made in this city. If you want to taste the best flower juice, try it right now in Kashan. It also smells great and Muslims wear it when praying or in holy shrines. Overnight Kashan.
Day 9: Kashan-Tehran-IKA
You will be driven to Tehran in the morning. Tehran is the capital city of Iran and like other capital cities full of museums. Depending on the day, you can see Golestan palace, Natinal Museum of Iran and also Jewelry Museum. At night, you will be transferred to the airport to depart from Iran. Overnight IKA (Imam Khomeini Airport).