Tehran – Kashan – Isfahan – Shiraz – Yazd – Tehran

Classic Iran comfort journey along the most famous cities and places, without rushing. Get to know the other Iran extensively. The land of the thousand-and-one traditions. The country with perhaps the most hospitable population in the world.

 Maral Tours arranges a private driver guide  who will meet you in the arrivals hall of IKA airport. Although in the middle of night he will take you safely to the hotel in the center of Tehran.

Day 1-2 Tehran | metropolis Tehran is an “experience” not to forget.

Tehran, certainly is the most  modern city in Iran. Tehran is too big and there is too much to do in a few days. So choose from a museum, a park, the bazaar, a palace, a tea house, an art gallery, a kebab shop and be surprised by spontaneous encounters with the surprisingly helpful Tehrani. By a local guide to go out you can see the most special places of the city in a short time.

The drive to Kashan via Qom

After a few intense days in the metropolis it is time to move on. In the morning you will be picked up at the hotel by an experienced driver guide. He guides you through the hectic traffic of town towards the Persian Gulf highway. Along the way you will pass the huge mausoleum of Imam Khomeini. If interested, you can make it a stopover in consultation with the driver. The drive to Kashan goes along Qom, the religious and political center of Iran. There is the possibility to visit the Shrine of Fatima Masumeh, Shi-itic sanctuary. After about two hours’ drive from Qom you will arrive in the ancient Kashan, another world.

Day 3-4 Kashan | Ancient Desert City

Kashan is an (at least) one thousand year old city on the Silk Road on the edge of the Dasht-e Kavir desert. Your charming hotel was once a traditional merchant’s house with a beautiful courtyard. After a good rest and a cup of Iranian tea  get ready to explore the city. You can walk because you are staying in the old town of Kashan in the bazaar and many monuments within a walking distance.

By Driver Guide To Isfahan

After a brief but eventful stay in Kashan, your driver will be waiting for the relatively short drive to Isfahan in central Iran. Interested in an additional travel expansion, there is the possibility for an excursion or stay in the characteristic red mountain village of Abyaneh .

Day 5-8 Isfahan |  the cultural capital of Iran.

Here you look out your eyes. It is a vibrant city with a unique historical center from the 17th century. You stay in a comfortable and cozy hotel within walking distance of the famous square Naqshe Jahan polo field. Around here there are many historical monuments from the time of Shah Abbas. It is also great shopping here in the bazaar with many local handicraft. In the evening it is lovely stroll on the beautiful Khaju and Sio Se bridges.

Private Driver Guide To Shiraz

On to the next town on the route, Shiraz, used to drive at least 15 days camel. With a driver  you will be there fortunately in 5-6 hours. Along the way you stare much out the window at the varied mountainous landscape. You will make a stopover in the ancient city of Pasargad in the tomb of Cyrus the Great. Optionally, you can also input an excursion to Persepolis, the glorious capital of the Persian empire.

Day 9-11 Shiraz | Persian enjoyment

Shiraz is known as the gateway to Persia. Two and a half thousand years ago the Iranian province became the center of the vast Persian Empire. The ruins of Persepolis (Takhte Jamshid) and the royal tombs of Naqsh-e Rustam, are relics from this period. They are an hour’s drive from Shiraz to Isfahan direction. Modern Shiraz is the liberal city of poets and parks. Sometimes with a glass of Shiraz … If you are active, it is with a visit to Karim Sand castle, Hafez Tomb , Eram garden, the Quran gate and Vakil bazaar for original handmade souvenirs. Maral Tours English driver guide will lead you to all sites that you like .

By Private Driver Guide To Yazd

After a relaxing stay in Shiraz is the time to travel the Silk Road. The driver guide will pick you up at the hotel and drive a beautiful route through mountains and wasteland to Yazd.

Day 12-13 Yazd | UNESCO’s World Heritage 

It is wonderful to wander through the lyme labyrinth of alleyways with again and again a new view. Yazd is also the city of Zoroastrianism, the original religion of Iran. Here you will find a fire temple with texts from the Avesta, the holy book of the Zoroastrians.

Short return flight to Tehran
To make your stay in Yazd as long as possible and shorten the travel time, you fly back to Tehran Mehrabad domestic airport. Our private driver will take you to the IKA international airport about 30km south of the capital Tehran. He ensures that you are back on time on the plane.

Alternative : return with the (sleeping) train from Yazd to Tehran and / or an extra night in Tehran before departure.

After taking off you think about the thousand and one travel impressions of the past 2 weeks.

From 1.950 € per person

14 days/13 nights

Airport transfer and all transfer by English spoken privet driver guide

13 nights stay at most attractive 5/4* hotels with breakfast

Visa invitation | Airport transfers |all transfer by Private driver | Domestic flight ticket |Personal tour guide | Stay in the best available, most atmospheric hotels with breakfast | Local service desk | Entrances Fee

International Flight | Visa Fees

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PersepolisPersepolis Persepolis (Pārsa) or as locals name Takhte Jamshid, founded by Darius I and later King Xerxes in 518 B.C, was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It is situated 60 km northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran. The earliest remains of the formal capital of the Achaemenid Empire date Read more


KashanKashan is a medium-sized desert town in central Iran. The name is synonymous with antiques and it is not strange because during excavations objects have been found from 6000 BC. The old center of this traditional city has largely retained its typical desert architecture. Hidden in the narrow streets are beautiful merchant houses, witnesses of a glorious past. Read more


YazdYazd is located on the ancient Silk Road and has ever Marcopolo here spent the night in a Karavanseray.  The old town with its traditional houses joined together is a living monument to himself. Some so-called “friendship” alleys you cannot pass each other without having to socialize with each other. Getting lost in the Old Town is Read more


ShirazShiraz, city of poets and nightingales, located in the heart of the ancient Persian empire. Not for nothing is here beautiful parks and idyllic gardens. Our word paradise comes even from Persian. Shiraz has a wonderful climate and is a tourist-friendly city where it is nice to stay. Shiraz is a medium Iranian town south of Esfahan towards Read more


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