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Persia: A Tapestry of Ancient & Modern Iran (2018)

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

Limited to 24 guests
Days: 12  |  From: $5,995

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; and exploring its enriching blend of archaeology, art, culture and hospitable people.

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
  • 30 meals, with 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 9 dinners

Itinerary at a Glance

Persia: A Tapestry of Ancient & Modern 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

Day 6: YAZD / Discovering Pasargadae

Day 7: YAZD / Towers of Silence, Temple of Fire

Day 8: ISFAHAN / Persian Marvels

Day 9: ISFAHAN / Visual Feast

Day 10: ISFAHAN / Spellbinding Architecture


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