Tabiat Bridge was designed by a woman, Leila Araghian. The design has won several international awards.
The Jewelry Museum hosts an intriguing collection of the Shah’s stunning jewellery pieces including crowns, tiaras, coronations and swords all incredibly displayed in this treasure trove that competes with those from The Kremlin and the Tower of London.
The picturesque Tajrish Bazaar near Imamzadeh Saleh shrine is a popular pilgrimage site and has delicious kebab restaurants and teahouses nearby. It is a great venue for shopping for traditional Iranian sweets, handicrafts and local merchandise. Great bargains on antiques and souvenirs.
The lavish Golestan Palace is a masterpiece of the Qajar era, embodying integration of Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences. The walled Palace is one of the oldest groups of buildings in Tehran, built around a garden featuring pools and has rich ornaments that date from the 19th century. It became a centre of Qajari arts and architecture a source of inspiration for Iranian artists and architects today
The frenzied atmosphere in the Grand bazaar is almost second nature; it is every shopaholic’s haven. It is historic and massive, has about 10 kilometers of labyrinthine alleys selling different products including jewelry, antiques and carpets. The Grand Bazaar showcases a sample of authentic Iranian market life an experience not to be missed.
Our English speaking guide will take us through Tehran and point out all the hot spots and the famous landmarks in the city.
The Caspian coastline is a popular local getaway because of its beautiful sandy beaches. We will spend few hours here by the Caspian Sea and enjoy the contrast from the city’s buzz at this holiday spot along the shores of the Caspian.
Food is life and in Iran food is also indulgence. Savour the flavours that date back centuries, in this cooking class . Our Chef, a master of her craft, will help us pick ingredients and set the menu which includes 3 courses.
Imagine the opulence of an imperial “Hammam” the bathhouse intricately designed for royalty; Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse is no exception. Every niche is curved delicately with beautifully crafted mosaic tiles , well-kept gardens, filled pools and warmed interiors .
Enjoy a therapeutic afternoon of pampering and indulgence. Expert therapists take charge to give you a full body massage using the best beauty products and secret ingredients from the Persian Empire. Feel like a princess as you relax with your healthy juice and a satisfied smile.
Shiraz is renowned for Cypresses,. And we view an Iranian Forest which covers more than one-tenth of the country. There’s plenty of rainfall in these areas and the climate is usually mild so make sure you bring a light jacket for this expedition.