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Persia: A Tapestry of Ancient and Modern Iran (2017)

Connections Boutique Group Journeys: Boutique-style travel in inspiring destinations

Limited to 24 guests
Days: 12  |  From: $5,695

Be one of the privileged few to experience cultured, extraordinary Iran, discovering antiquities from its Persian past as well as modern-day charms; visiting seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites that include iconic Persepolis, Pasargadae and expansive Meidan Emam in Isfahan; and exploring its enriching blend of archaeology, art, culture and hospitable people.

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A&K Advantages

  • Immerse yourself in the rich and diverse Persian history, culture, art and religions of Iran — a land rarely experienced by American travellers
  • Visit seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Eram Garden, Persepolis, Pasargadae and the Masjed-e Jāmé (Friday Mosque) in Isfahan, a masterpiece of Iranian architecture
  • Experience a performance featuring traditional Iranian musical instruments, followed by a discussion with local musicians
  • Learn about the intricacies of Persian miniature art as you peer through a magnifying glass during a private demonstration with an artist and professor at the local university
  • Explore Iran's iconic, colorfully hued tile work when you visit various famed mosques throughout the country

Itinerary at a Glance

Persia: A Tapestry of Ancient and Modern Iran

Day 1: Arrive Tehran, Iran

Day 2: Tehran | City of Museums

Day 3: Tehran/Shiraz | Priceless Relics

Day 4: Shiraz | The “City of Roses and Nightingales”

Day 5: Persepolis | Ancient Archaeological Wonders

Days 6-7: Yazd | Discovering Pasargadae

Days 8-10: Isfahan | Persian Marvels

Day 11: Tehran | Unwinding or Departing

Day 12: Depart Tehran

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