Shiraz is crowned as the heartland of Persian culture and this city of sophistication will never fail to conjure up images of roses and nightingales, gardens and poetry. This gorgeous city in the province of Fars is home to famous poets such as Hafez and Sa'adi and historical sites from different eras stretching back 6,000 years ago can be found.
Early in the morning, relish in the highlights of Shiraz when it was the capital of Iran during the Zand Dynasty. Be inspired by the glorious Karim Khan palace, the splendid Vakil mosque, Vakil Bazaar and Saray-e-moshir with its splendid architecture and interesting ethnic souvenir shops, Nasir Almolk mosque.
Next, you will stop for a mouth-watering Iranian lunch at one of the traditional restaurants of Shiraz (Hammam-e-Vakil if possible).
In the evening, you will visit Ali-Ebn-e-Hamzeh and be prepared to marvel at its beauties. Take a stroll through the Jahan Nama Garden and witness its tall and proud cedars.
Not forgetting the two famous Persian poets, Hafiz and Sa'adi, whose mysterious poems are everlasting in the Persian language, you will get a chance to pay homage to their tombs.
Finally visit the Delgosha Garden and Khajoy-e-Kermani tomb from where the perspective of the mysterious city of Shiraz will perpetuate in your mind. At night have dinner in a nomadic restaurant (Yord cultural complex) and immerse yourself in the world of the valiant Persian nomads. Stay overnight in Shiraz.