Iran: A Journey Through Persia - An A&K Hosted Journey (2018)

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2018 Departures: Apr, May & Oct
2018 Hosted Small Group Journeys

Journey Overview

This small group journey reveals a vast and fascinating country with a 5,000 year old history and World Heritage sites on top. Be dazzled by the ancient cities near Ahwaz, amazed by the architectural delights of Isfahan, the ancient ruins of Persepolis and the mesmerising gardens and bazaars of Shiraz. These evocative names are long-enshrined in the history and legend of Central Asia. Our journey plots a course through Iran’s unique heritage while you observe the pride in which Iranians hold their country and its glorious past and enjoy a warm welcome and local hospitality.

Journey Highlights

• An intimate group size of no more than 18 guests
• See Iran’s Imperial Crown Jewels dating back to Safavid dynasty
• Visit the ancient city of Chogha-Zanbil built in 1250 BC
• Explore Susa, the site of one of the oldest civilisations in Western Asia, dating back to 5,000 BC
• Full day excursion to Persepolis, one of the most important sites of the Ancient World
• A full day at leisure in Shiraz
• Experience Yazd, an oasis town famous for its unique architecture and Zoroastrian community 
• Discover Isfahan, widely thought to be the most beautiful city in the Islamic  world

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