Uncover History of Iranian Architecture Over The 2500 Years Only in 1 Day

 

Seize this opportunity to observe ancient Iran and drive pleasure from Qazvin traditional sweets and cuisines. This city is famous for its Baghlava(a kind of sweet), carpet patterns, poets, calligraphy, archeologic sites and architectural monuments. This is the most convenient package for those who are eager to see the most in limited time with leisure facilities and services.

Note: This itinerary can be changed based on your personal request. According to your trip schedule, you have the option to stay one night in Tehran or Qazvin. Please inform us in case you choose this option. (Price of accommodation is not included in the package)

  • Duration

    1 Day Trip

  • End

    Tehran ,Iran

  • Group Size

    Minimum 3 pax – Maximum 22 pax

  • Ages

    15 to 85 years’ old

  • Included Meals

    Full Board

  • Transport

    VIP Bus

  • Trip Notes
    • If our tours has no sufficient passengers it will be cancelled.
  • Includes
    • Travel Insurance
    • Professional tour guide (English, German, French, Spanish and Italian)
    • All entrances mentioned in the itinerary
    • headset and tour guide microphone
    • Full board (buffet meal with variety of Persian cuisine include vegetarian food, Fresh fruits, Nuts, traditional Persian sweets, tea, café, Fresh juice and mineral water)
  • Not included
    •  personal expenses (Laundry, phone calls…)
  • Route

    Tehran-Qazvin-Tehran

Welcome and pick up point: This 1day tour depart from Argentina Square in north central Tehran by a comfortable VIP bus/ Van at 5 am. Your guides greet you there.

Tehran-Qzvin-Tehran

Breakfast: you have an appetizing self-service breakfast in various options en route to Qazvin.

City tour: Shortly afterwards arrival in Qazvin, which was a medieval capital of the Safavid dynasty for over forty years, city tour commences with some archeologic sites such as Tehran Gate-Qazvin, Sardar Ab Anbar (Reservoir), Jame Mosque, Ali Qapou, and Chehel sotoun. The historical city of Qazvin was surrounded by nine gates in the past.

Tehran Gate

Tehran Gate, one of the remaining gates, was one of the three gates leading to Rey and Tehran. Sardar Ab Anbar is one of the biggest reservoirs in Qazvin which has 37 steps leading down to the base and four water valves. Jame Mosque of Qazvin is one of the oldest mosques in Iran, and is the grand, congregational mosque of Qazvin.  Ali Qapou is one of the historical and touristic relics in the list of Iran’s national relics.

Chehel Sotoun Mansion

Chehel Sotoun Mansion or Pavilion is one of the important monuments of Safavid period. The walls that are decorated with murals are unique, and the existence of three layers of murals demonstrate the passage of different historical periods.

Lunch time: Now it’s time to enjoy the delicious Persian and Qazvin cuisines at a traditional restaurant and take a break to be all set for the second amazing half of the tour.

Sightseeing: Your city tour continues with Aminiha Hosseiniyeh and ends up going to Sa’ad-al Saltaneh Caravanserai and Bazaar.  Aminiha Hosseiniyeh is a well-preserved Qajar mansion. The courtyard garden is a pleasant place to linger after being dazzled by the mirrored, glittery interior, with its colored glass windows and vaulted basement. Sa’ad-al Saltaneh caravanserai is one of Persia’s best preserved urban caravanserais from Qajar era. This large Caravanserai located close to Qazvin Grand Bazaar.

Bazar and shopping: Since you have a chance to Stroll over the bazaar and taste plenty of local cakes, breads, and sweets.

Dinnertime: Finally, your dinner is served.

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