Sepidan ski resort is the most southern ski resort in Iran and Middle East and as a result, benefits from great sunshine even in January. It is located 80 km far from Shiraz and 5 km far from Sepidan. Elevation of this resort (Sepidan Ski Resort) ranges from 2605 to 2655 meters from sea level.
This tour also offers the experience of staying at rural houses with native people
Highlights : Sepidan Ski resort Persepolis Pasargadae, Hafez and Sadee Tombs, 5 Days Package
Best in December to late February
Shiraz Sepidan Persepolise Shiraz
Arrival, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to Sepidan ski resort.
O/N sepidan Ski resort
Ski tour at Sepidan ski resort.
Another adventurous day at Sepidan’s ski resort.
*Optional Home stay: on the 3rd day of your tour we have a bit of surprise for you to. If you wish, we can arrange for you to stay with a local family (i.e. one of our own family members) who will welcome you to an eco-friendly and innovative organic lifestyle retreat, pertaining to the traditional culture of the local heritage. You will enjoy home-made meals as well as mingling with the locals and hear their life stories in a truly traditional Persian way. If don’t want to miss this once in a life time opportunity, simply let us know when booking this tour.
In the morning you will be transferred to visit the most famous historical sites of Iran: Persepolis and Pasargadae (also two UNESCO World Heritages).
Pasargadae is the capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great and also his tomb (the most famous monument in this site), located near the city of Shiraz.
After Pasargadae, you will visit the great Persepolis. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BCE. As a symbol of Achaemenid dynasty, this place was burned by Alexander. The entrance of this ancient city is The Gate of All Nations, so you are welcomed to this city with every nationality that you have. The Apadana Palace, The Throne Hall and tombs of Kings are among many other places and structures that you can see in Persepolis.
Going to Shiraz.
City tour of Shiraz. Visitng Zandieh Complex (Karim khan’s citadel, Pars museum, Vakil bath (traditional Iranian bath), Vakil mosque, Vakil bazaar- the traditional bazaar of Shiraz and Moshir caravanserai. Then continue our tour by visiting Jahan Nama Garden, Hafez & Saadi tomb (Shiraz is really famous for these two great Persian poets), Quran gate (with the view over Shiraz) and Shah-e-Cheragh shrine.
Transfer to the airport for your departure
You can add an additional package of Isfahan or Tehran to your tour.
Isfahan Package (two days)
Morning flight to Isfahan. One cannot leave Iran without see Esfahan. This city is famous for its bridges, minarets, mosques and palaces.
Tour of Isfahan today starts with the UNESCO world heritage: Naghsh-e-Jahan Sq. Once a royal polo court, this site had been the official center of the city, when the city was the Safavid Capital (17th Century). We will visit the famous Imam Mosque (Royal Mosque), located in the southern side of the square with wonderful architecture and tile-work. We then visit the multistory Aliqapu Palace, stood on the western side of the square, from which the Safavid kings used to view the polo games and ceremonies. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque (or Ladies Mosque) is located on the opposite side of the square and is visited next. Then you will visit an oriental Bazaar in Isfahan.
You will take a walk in Isfahan at night and see its famous bridges at night. There are several historical bridges over this river, has built during the Safavid era (17th Century). Siosepol (33- arch) and khaju bridges are the most famous ones.
Isfahan tour: you will go to visit Masjed Jam-e of Esfahan,a UNESCO World Heritage. Was built over twelve centuries ago, it is the oldest preserved edifice of its type in Iran and a prototype for later mosque designs throughout Central Asia.
After that you will take a walk in Jolfa disitrict and visit Vank Cathedral. This cathedral has been built in 1606. The mixture of Iranian architecture and decoration with Italian style of painting creates a unique cathedral.
After your lunch, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.
Tehran package (2 days)
Morning flight to Tehran.
City tour of Tehran. Visiting Golestan Palace (UNESCO world heritage) that has many places to offer: The Marble Throne, Karim Khani Nook, Pond House, Picture House/Gallery, Brilliant Hall, Museum of Gifts, Containers Hall, Ivory Hall, Mirror Hall, Salam Hall, Edifice of the Sun (Shams ol Emareh) and many other places.
A Bazar tour in Tehran Grand Bazaar.
Visiting National Museum of Iran, aging more than 70 years, containing 300,000 museum objects in an area more than 20,000 square meters, is not only the largest museum of History and Archaeology of the country, but ranks as one of the few most prestigious museums of the world in regard to grand volume, diversity and quality of its huge monuments.
Then you can visit the treasure land of Iran in Iran Jewelry Museum. We will then get more familiar with Persian Carpets at the Carpet Museum.
Transfer to airport for your departure
Visa invitation letter and your authorization code
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