• Classic Iran Photography workshop with Bobby Lee | 12-23 Sep 2018

    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.
  • Classic Iran Photography workshop with Bobby Lee | 12-23 Sep 2018

    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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11 days | 12 - 23 Sep 2018
From HK$45,000/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 00/01 - 12/13 Sep (Wed/Thu) - Hong Kong / Doha / Shiraz
    Fly Hong Kong / Doha QR 817 1910/2230 (8h 20m)
        Doha / Shiraz QR 476 0200/0445+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 - 14 Sep (Fri) - Shiraz / Persepolis / Shiraz

    Early morning departure from the hotel to visit Nassir ul Molk mosque (Pink Mosque) with its breath-taking glass works reflecting the sun light in an amazing form. Then head for an excursion to Passargade (World Heritage) – the burial place and palace of Cyrus the Great, the founder of the Achamenian Empire. Later visit the magnificent Palace of Perspolis (World Heritage), Naqsh-e-Rostam and Naqsh-e-Rajab. Return to Shiraz.

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

  • Day 03 - 15 Sep (Sat) - Shiraz / Abarquo / Yazd

    Drive to Yazd; en route stop in the city of Abarquo to visit the 4000-year-old Cypress tree and the old house of Aghazadeh. Continue to Yazd and visit the purely Zoroastrian village of Cham before arrival.

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

  • Day 04 - 16 Sep (Sun) - Yazd

    Full day city tour including the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence and Fire Temple, the mosques of Jame & Mirchakhmaque, walk through the Laybrinth alleys of the oldest district of the city, called Fahhadan. Later visit the Water (Qanat) Museum, Doulat Abad garden (UNESCO Site) and the traditional bazaar.

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

  • Day 05 - 17 Sep (Mon) - Yazd / Esfahan

    After an early morning breakfast, drive to Isfahan. Arrive and check in hotel. Afternoon visit Jame Mosque (UNESCO Site) which is a museum of over a Millennium old, the Armenian Vank Cathedral with its museum and Chehel Sotoun Palace/Garden (UNESCO Site).

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

  • Day 06 - 18 Sep (Tue) - Isfahan

    Full day sightseeing including the splendid Naqsh-e-Jahan square (World Heritage) with its stunning Imam & Sheikh lotfollah mosques as well as Ali Qapu palace and the traditional covered bazaar.

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

  • Day 07 - 19 Sep (Wed) - Isfahan

    Today is a national holiday known as Tasouaa day Visit the old bridges of Khajou and Sio-se-Pol and a Pigeon Tower. Rest of the day on your own or watch the massive religious ceremonies held on the streets, the Naqsh-e-Jahan Square or at mosques.

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

  • Day 08 - 20 Sep (Thu) - Isfahan / Abyaneh / Kashan

    Full day drive to Kashan. En route stop the ancient village of Abyaneh to visit its lovely people in their beautiful old fashioned costumes. Today the same religious mourning ceremony in its ancient style will be held. It is just amazing and so picturesque. Continue to Kashan. Arrive and transfer to hotel.

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

  • Day 09 - 21 Sep (Fri) - Kashan / Tehran

    Morning city tour of Kashan including Fin Garden (UNESCO Site), the old houses of Broujerdiha and Tabatabaeiha and the unique mosque of Agha Bozorg. (The bazaars of Kashan are closed today). Drive to Tehran and immediate visit to a carpet workshop and gallary. Here you can attend a short class to learn the carpet weaving techniqes. Many tourist as well as the staff and familes of more than 80 foreign embassies pay a visit and attend classes in this gallery.

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

  • Day 10 - 22 Sep (Sat) - Tehran

    Morning excursion to the ancient city of Rey (known as Raga in the old testament) to visit the shrine of Shah Abdulazim. Return to Tehran and immediate visit of the Grand Bazaar (Sabzeh Meidan), Reza Abbasi Museum, Saadabad Abad Palace, the residence of Ayatollah Khomeini in Jamaran and a local Art Gallery. End the day with a visit to Zourkhaneh to watch a special private performance.

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

  • Day 11 - 23 Sep (Sun) - Tehran / Doha / Hong Kong

    Morning visit will include Azadi Tower, then visit Golestan Palace (UNESCO Site), the Crown Jewels museum and Tabiat (Nature) Bridge. Awarded the top 5 best architectural design of the world in 2014, the bridge is a new hang out place for the people of Tehran and all other visitors. After dinner, transfer to the airport for flight back to Hong Kong.

    Fly Tehran / Doha QR 499 2240/0015+1 (2h 05m)
    08 Oct Doha / Hong Kong QR 818 0255/1605 (8h 10m)

     

    Arrive Hong Kong on 24Sep (Mon) afternoon.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

     

 

 

 

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