5 Days of Skiing Fun at Sepidan Ski Resort
Sepidan ski resort is the most southern ski resort in Iran and the Middle East and, as a result, benefits from plentiful sunshine even in January. It is located 80 km from Shiraz and 5 km from Sepidan. The 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.
Shiraz Sepidan Persepolise Shiraz
- Best in December to late February
Arrival, meet and greet at the airport, and transfer to Sepidan ski resort.
O/N sepidan Ski resort
Another adventurous day at Sepidan’s ski resort.
on the 3rd day of your tour, we have a bit of a surprise for you too. If you wish, we can arrange for you to stay with a local family (i.e., one of our family members) who will welcome you to an eco-friendly and innovative organic lifestyle retreat about the traditional culture of the local heritage. You will enjoy homemade meals, mingling with the locals, and hearing their life stories in a conventional Persian way. If you don’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, let us know when booking this tour.
In the morning, you will be transferred to visit Iran’s most famous historical sites: Persepolis and Pasargadae (also two UNESCO World Heritages).
Pasargadae is the capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great, and his tomb (the most famous monument on this site) is located near Shiraz.
After Pasargadae, you will visit the great Persepolis—the earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BCE. As a symbol of the 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 you have. The Apadana Palace, The Throne Hall and the tombs of Kings are among many other places and structures you can see in Persepolis.
Going to Shiraz.
City tour of Shiraz. We visited the 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 tombs (Shiraz is 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 a package of Isfahan or Tehran to your tour.
Morning flight to Isfahan. One cannot leave Iran without seeing 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) on the square’s southern side, with incredible architecture and tile-work. We then visited the multistory Aliqapu Palace, which stood on the western side of the court, 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 see an oriental Bazaar in Isfahan.
You will walk in Isfahan at night and see its famous bridges at night. Several historical bridges over this river were built during the Safavid era (17th Century). Siosepol (33- arch) and Khaju bridges are the most famous.
Isfahan tour: you will visit Masjed Jame of Esfahan, a UNESCO World Heritage. It was built over twelve centuries ago; it is the oldest preserved edifice in Iran and a prototype for later mosque designs throughout Central Asia.
Afterward, you will walk in the Jolfa district and visit Vank Cathedral. This cathedral was built in 1606. The mixture of Iranian architecture and decoration with the Italian painting style creates a unique cathedral.
After lunch, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.
Morning flight to Tehran.
City tour of Tehran. Visiting Golestan Palace (UNESCO world heritage) 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, aged more than 70 years, containing 300,000 museum objects in an area of more than 20,000 square meters, is not only the largest museum of History and Archaeology in the country but ranks as one of the few most prestigious museums of the world regarding grand volume, diversity and quality of its vast monuments.
Then you can visit the treasure land of Iran in the Iran Jewelry Museum. We will then get more familiar with Persian Carpets at the Carpet Museum.
Transfer to the airport for your departure.
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