An ancient history and culture of thousands of years along with the glorious governance of the Persian Plateau with wide beautiful beaches, has reserved the vast blue region in the south of Iran to be called Persian Gulf. Throughout history, founding powerful governments in this realm, Iranians created a civilization with magnificent cities and harbors. They fostered culture in this region by expanding urbanism, agriculture and husbandry, trans-regional communication and post, sailing, international land and sea trading, and significant innovations in art and architecture, from the ancient dome, Qanat and wind towers to the recent music, dance, local musical instruments. Relying on a rich and rooted civilization & culture, they have ruled over a vast geography of the earth. A tour to the Persian Gulf & its beautiful islands can be organized in autumn and winter so that you will visit the most important communication center of three continents. Your travel to the Persian Gulf will end visiting some UNESCO world heritage sites in the south-western Iran, date back to the Achaemenids & Sasanian era.
STARTS : Tehran
ENDS : Tehran
AGE RANGE : 3-99
MAX GROUP SIZE : 12
TRAVEL STYLE : Cultural / Historical
ACCOMMODATION : Middle class hotels (3*,4*)
TRANSPORTATION : Van or Minibus or Middle bus
Sightseeing: the tomb of Daniel, Apadana Palace and the historical castle of Susa, Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System and historical bridges, Chogha Zanbil Temple and the historical relics of Haft Tapeh.
Today we get an early start for a visit to Susa (Shush), Shushtar, Haft Tapeh,Chogha Zanbil and Shushtar. The remnants and the historical relics of Susa are testament to the fact that this city was established several years before Christ. This is the region where one of the first governments of the world was formed, resulting in the merger between the two cultures of the Iranian plateau and Mesopotamia. We pay homage to the tomb of Daniel which has attracted a steady flow of pilgrims from all over the Middle East. Next, we will be enchanted by the exquisite beauty of the Apadana Palace and the historical castle of Susa. We will then fill our imagination with wonder with a visit to the magnificent Chogha Zanbil Temple and the historical relics of Haft Tapeh. Finally, we will visit the charming Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System and historical bridges. We stay overnight in Shushtar.