Iran Pilgrimage Tour "Private"- 11 Days
- Get to know Iran's religious background;
- Enjoy the spiritual atmosphere of Iran’s mosques and shrines;
- Experience Persian mythology at Persepolis;
- Take a walk around the stunning Naqsh-e Jahan Square;
- Visit the number one religious attraction in Iran.
Tour Difficulty Level
Start City ● End City
Tehran ● Tehran
1 to 10 People
You will learn about different aspects of the religions in Iran on this tour. Set foot in holy shrines and mosques and enjoy their breathtaking sights and atmosphere. Explore places where great Persian kings and emperors used to walk and get to know the heavenly architecture of Isfahan.
And learn incredible facts about Tehran, Mashhad, Shiraz, Isfahan, and Qom with the help of our expert tour guide and enjoy a fun learning experience on the journey.
Once you arrive, our representative will take you to your hotel for a rest.
You will start your second day by visiting the Grand Bazaar of Tehran, a fantastic labyrinth. The more you explore it, the more you can satisfy your curiosity. Grand Bazaar is like an enchanting old city full of twisted corridors. As you enter each door, new worlds of color and sound will show themselves. By visiting this place, you can satisfy your material and intellectual needs by shopping and seeing it as a unique historical adventure.
Then, you will visit the north of Tehran and visit Imamzade Saleh, the son of the Shiite’s seventh Imam named, Mousa Kazem. The main building of the shrine dates back to the 7th and 8th centuries AH, consisting of a 50 square meters building. The Qajar dynasty renovated it later. Mogul ruler Hulagu Khan has also done the interior painting and tiling of the holy shrine.
On day 3, you will take a flight to Mashhad and stay in your cozy and comfortable hotel to prepare for your next adventure.
It’s day 4 of your tour, and you should get ready to visit the most prominent religious attraction in Iran, Imam Reza Holy Shrine. Explore this magnificent holy place with numerous courtyards (Sahn), Halls (Ravvaq), libraries, mosques, museums, and so on in an area of 600 thousand square meters. Five dynasties have renovated and changed it for more than 1000 years. So, if you are looking for a place of historical and spiritual significance, you will surely enjoy this place.
Visiting Mashhad without going to Mashhad’s Bazaar is meaningless. It is located on the eastern side of Imam Reza Street in Mashhad. Economically, it’s one of the most prominent markets in Iran. Mashhad Bazaar is a captivating market where you can experience a recreational and historical time.
Now it’s time to take a flight and visit a world-renowned city in Iran, Shiraz. The town is filled with gorgeous mosques and historical sites you have never seen in your life, one of which is Shah Cheragh, home to several Shiite saints. Make sure to notice its stunning interior design, with exquisite mirror mosaics and fascinating tile-work. Our tour guide will accompany you to this excellent place to help you have the best time of your life.
After that, you will visit Shah Cheragh’s nephew and one of the sacred figures in Shia, Ali ibn Hamzeh. This holy shrine includes two minarets, a courtyard, a vestibule, and an exterior dome. Some of the eye-catching features that you would enjoy there include delicate wooden doors and stained glass windows. Get ready for the most tourist-friendly religious center in Shiraz and your life's most gorgeous Islamic architecture.
Since Shiraz is full of various attractions, you should get ready for a busy yet fun day. On the first journey of day 7, we will take you to a magical place, Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful sites in Iran. This gorgeous place will capture your mind and eyes as the sun rises. You will witness a stunning rainbow made by its colorful windows and learn about the secrets of this pink mosque.
Then, get ready to go back to 2500 years ago as you visit a stunning archeological site and the previous home of the Persian Empire, Persepolis. You will surely be impressed by what they managed to build and the elaborate carvings there.
Finally, you will visit a site about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rostam. It’s one of the wonders of the ancient world, where four Persian Achaemenid kings are laid to rest. Enjoy bas relief carvings above the tomb chambers resembling those you saw at Persepolis, and get ready for Isfahan, the city of turquoise domes.
On day 8, get ready for another magical city located at the center of Iran, Isfahan. The beautiful city of Isfahan is home to a breathtaking site with unparalleled architecture named Naqsh-e-Jahan (meaning Image of the World). Naqsh-e-Jahan Square is one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites in Iran. It’s a must-see tourist attraction regardless of your preferences and taste and you can enjoy its fascinating architecture while learning about the history of this gorgeous square.
Built in the early Islamic era, the Jameh mosque is another attraction that you will visit during your stay in Isfahan. It’s one of the most important, largest, mysterious, and earliest buildings in Iran. You can enjoy its magnificent and exquisite architecture in a highly spiritual and calming atmosphere.
Before going back to Tehran, you will visit the second most religious city in Iran after Mashhad, Qom. The city is home to another holy shrine where Imam Reza’s sister, Masoumeh, lies. The Lady Fatima Masoumeh shrine consists of stunning porches and halls covering 14 thousand square meters in total. Its two tall minarets and a golden dome shine brightly from a distance. Try to make the best of it because your journey will end soon.
It’s time to say goodbye to Iran. You can freely explore Tehran before being transferred to the airport as per your departure time.
Visa application fee included. The Visa stamp fee is not included and should be paid separately at the Place of Visa Issue (Airport, consulate or embassy). Citizens of the US, UK, and Canada must apply for the visa at least three months before their visit. For more information visit our Visa Page.
Iran Travel Insurance
- Private car for Airport transfer
- Private car for domestic transfers
- Tehran to Mashhad flight
- Mashhad to Shiraz flight
- Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
- 10 Breakfasts,
10 Nights in standard grade hotels
Service Not Included
Incoming and Outgoing flights to and from the country are not included.
Entrance fees for museums and landmarks are not included.
Any additional Service or activity is not included in the mentioned price and will be charged extra.
Please tip the local guides and drivers as you wish.