• 12 Days Classic Iran Photography workshop with Bobby Lee | 25 Sep - 08 Oct 2017

    Unveil the splendid Persian culture and get stories of Iranian’s unique, happy life through their friendly smiles. Follow renowned photographer Bobby Lee to discover the magnificent ruins at Persepolis, fascinating old cities, oasis towns in the middle east and the architecturally stunning city of Esfahan. The trip is concluded with a visit to the National Museum of Archaeology in Tehran - the Iranian capital, and the amazing Crown Jewels Museum.
  • 12 Days Classic Iran Photography workshop with Bobby Lee | 25 Sep - 08 Oct 2017

    Unveil the splendid Persian culture and get stories of Iranian’s unique, happy life through their friendly smiles. Follow renowned photographer Bobby Lee to discover the magnificent ruins at Persepolis, fascinating old cities, oasis towns in the middle east and the architecturally stunning city of Esfahan. The trip is concluded with a visit to the National Museum of Archaeology in Tehran - the Iranian capital, and the amazing Crown Jewels Museum.
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12 days | 25 Sep - 08 Oct 2017
From HK$47,880/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 00/01 - 25/26 Sep (Mon/Tue) - Hong Kong / Doha / Shiraz
    Fly Hong Kong / Doha QR 817 1910/2215 (8h 05m)
        Doha / Shiraz QR 476 0210/0355+1 (1h 15m)


    Meet, greet and transfer to Shiraz Grand hotel for pre-dawn overnight. After a late breakfast set out for full day sightseeing including Eram garden (World Heritage), the tombs of  Hafiz & Saadi (the most prominent Parsian Poets), Nassirolmolk mosque, the Citadel of Karim Khan Zand, the old bazaar of Vakil as well as its unique mosque and the Shrine of Ali ebne Hamza with its marvelous reflecting mirror works. 


    Overnight: Shiraz Grand Hotel (Standard Room)
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 02 - 27 Sep (Wed) - Shiraz / Persepolis / Abarqu / Shiraz

    Today, enjoy a full day excursion to the majestic palace of Persepolis (World Heritage). Then visit Naqsh-e-Rostam and Naqsh-e-Rajab rock carvings and learn more about the stories of the Persian Kings. Before driving back to Shiraz, visit the oasis village of Abarqu to see the 4000-year-old Cypress tree. 

    Overnight: Shiraz Grand Hotel (Standard Room)
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 03 - 28 Sep (Thu) - Shiraz / Yazd

    Drive to Yazd, en route visit the glorious palaces of Pasargadae and the tomb of Cyrus the Great (the founder of Achamenian Empire-World Heritage). Continue the drive and have one final stop in the Zoroastrian village of Cham (a very unique and picturesque village) before the arrival into the desert city of Yazd.

    Overnight: Safaiyeh Hotel (Standard Room)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 04 - 29 Sep (Fri) - Yazd

    Full day city tour of Yazd including the Zoroastrian Silence Towers and Fire Temple, the mosques of Jame & Mirchakhmaque, Doulatabad garden (World Heritage) with its beautiful mansion embracing the world's highest ventilation tower and the Water museum. 


    In the afternoon, visit the oldest district of the city called Fahadan district and walk in its labyrinth alleys which looks like a fairy tallish village., with the old covered bazaar.

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    Overnight: Saifayeh Hotel (Standard Room)
    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 05 - 30 Sep (Sat) - Yazd / Naein / Esfahan

    Morning drive Naein. Arrive and transfer to Naein tourist Inn. After a short rest excursion to Mohammadieh village to see how the villagers weave cloths with Camel hair. Return to Naein, then visit a carpet workshop at a local house. Have Tea with the households and enjoy watching the carpet weavers. Naein is famous for its unique carpet designs known as Naeini.

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    Afternoon drive to Isfahan, the capital of Iran’s artistic glory. Check in to your hotel. We will visit a Persian traditional gym.

     

    Overnight: Abassi Hotel (Garden Facing Suite)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 06 - 01 Oct (Sun) - Esfahan

    Spend a full day here visiting most of the important historical sites Naqsh-e-Jahan Square (UNESCO site) with its Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace and Bozorg Bazaar.

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    Overnight: Abassi Hotel (Garden Facing Suite)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 07 - 02 Oct (Mon) - Esfahan

    Another day of sightseeing include the Jameh Mosque – a museum over a millennium old; the Armenian Vank Cathedral in the Armenian Quarter and UNESCO-listed Chehel Sotun Palace with its beautiful frescoes.Visit some of Esfahan’s finest ancient bridges ( Si-o-she and Khaju).

    Overnight: Abassi Hotel (Garden Facing Suite)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 08 - 03 Oct (Tue) - Esfahan / Abyaneh / Kashan

    Drive to Kashan.  En route visit the ancient village of Abyaneh to see its old fashioned people with lovely traditional dresses at a unique setting. Continue to Kashan. Arrive and transfer to Manouchehri House (an old mansion turned to a beautiful cosy hotel). After a short rest, visit the carpet bazaar of Kashan.

    Overnight: The Manouchehri House (Standard Room)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 09 - 04 Oct (Wed) - Kashan / Saveh / Tehran

    This Oasis city is well known for its pure Silk Carpets. Visit Fin garden (UNESCO Site). Then drive to Saveh to see the colorful Pomegranate Harvesting. Then drive to Tehran and visit the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini before arrival.

    Check in to your hotel upon arrival.

    Overnight: Espinas Hotel (Standard Room)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 10 - 05 Oct (Thu) - Tehran

    Full day city tour including the splendid Shrine of Shah Abdulazim in the ancient city of Rey (this is very photogenic). Then visit Reza Abbasi museum, the Saadabad palace and the residence of Ayatollah Khomeini at Jamaran. Enjoy a farewell dinner tonight.

     
    Overnight: Espinas Hotel (Standard Room)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 11 - 06 Oct (Fri) - Tehran

    Today, visit a local morden artists’ art gallery and studio and spend some time strolling around the Grand Bazaar. After lunch, visit the Reza Abbasi museum. Continue the tour to the Saadabad palace and the residence of Ayatollah Khomeini at Jamaran. Enjoy a farewell dinner tonight.

     

    Overnight: Espinas Hotel (Standard Room)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 12 - 07 Oct (Sat) - Tehran / Doha / Hong Kong

    This morning, start the tour with a visit to a local school knowing more about Iran’s Education environment. After that, spend the time in Golestan palace (UNESCO Site) and visit the Crown Jewel Museum after lunch. Transfer back to your hotel for freshen up and proceed for early dinner. Transfer to the airport for your flight home. (Late check out until 18:00pm guaranteed) 

    Fly Tehran / Doha QR 499 2235/0010+1 (2h 05m)
    08 Oct Doha / Hong Kong QR 818 0320/1605 (7h 45m)

    Arrive in Hong Kong on 08 Oct (Sun)

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

 

 

 

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