Starting point: Kerman's Airport
Destination: Kerman, Shahdad, Tabas, Jandaq, Damghan, Tehran
Departure time: Depends on the arrival's time
Hotel pickups commence approximately 10 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Return details: Tehran Hotels or Airport
Have a wonderful day in Kerman and pay a visit to ancient monuments.
Ganj-Ali Khan Complex is a collection of art, architecture and using different materials with a suitable space which attracts people to itself. The architect of bath and in general Ganjali khan complex is a Yazdian architect named â€œOstad Mohammad Soltaniâ€ who indeed knew the political, economic and cultural conditions of its time. Ganjali Khan bath is a wonderful work, that with its beautiful tile-works, paintings plaster-works pats the eyes of every visitor. Baths are included among the inseparable part of the cityâ€™s building and are the main and important parts of Islamic cities and villages. The entrance to the Ganjali bathhouse is located along a section of Ganjali Khan Bazaar.
The Coin Museum is located to the north of the Ganj Ali Khan square of Kerman. The ceilings and porches of this structure are adorned with beautiful plaster works. In the past, the premise was a mint and a government treasury.
Although this garden isnâ€™t registered as a part of the Persian Gardens on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, itâ€™s still definitely worth visiting. If youâ€™re really looking to wow, head over to the dignified garden at dusk and soak-in the exquisite red, orange and yellow hues projected onto the mansionâ€™s faÃ§ade. Not to mention the reflection of it all in the central garden pool.
Herandi Garden, Hidden behind high walls is the 1911 former governor's mansion, later bought by a progressive businessman who brought electricity to Kerman. (Reza Shah stayed here for three nights en route to British-imposed exile.) The complex houses two small but well-explained museums: one displaying archaeological finds from sites near Jiroft and Shahdad, the other an impressive array of musical instruments.
Zoroastrians Museum located in Kerman city and is one the impotent museums of the anthropology of Zoroastrian. The museum is also a considerable tourist attraction in the city of Kerman. Overnight in Kerman.
After breakfast, we explore more places in neighborhood Mahan, Sirch and Shahdad.
Mahan is well known for the tomb of the great Sufi leader Shah Ne'emat Allah-e-Vali, as well as Shazdeh Garden (Prince Garden).
The tomb of Shah Nur-Eddin Nematollah Vali, poet, sage, Sufi and founder of an order of dervishes, has twin minarets covered with turquoise tiles from the bottom up to the cupola. The mausoleum was built by Ahmad Shah Kani; the rest of the building was constructed during the reigns of Shah Abbas I, Mohammad Shah Qajar and Nasser-al-Din Shah. Shah Nematallah Wali spent many years wandering through central Asia perfecting his spiritual gifts before finally settling at Mahan, twenty miles south-east of Kerman, where he passed the last twenty-five years of his life. He died in 1431. The central domed burial vault at Mahan, completed in 1437 was erected by Ahmad Shah Bahmani, king of the Bahmani Sultanate, and one of Shah Nematallah's most devoted disciples.
Sirah is located 50 km east of Kerman city and is located 30 km from Shahdad district. Syrch has long been the location of the tropical and desert parts of the Shahdad and its suburbs and was called Baharestan.
Shahdad is the center of Shahdad district which includes smaller cities and villages such as Sirch, Anduhjerd, Chehar Farsakh, Go-diz, Keshit, Ibrahim Abad, Joshan and Dehseif. The driving distance from Kerman city to Shahdad is 95 km. The local climate is hot and dry. The main agricultural produce is date fruits. There are many castles and caravanserais at Shahdad and around. Examples are the Shafee Abaad castle and the Godeez castle. Sharain of Imam Zadeh Zeyd, south of town, is the most respected religious site of Shahdad. Overnight in Deh seif village.
Morning picks up, start off a great day from Gandom Berian (It is the world's 27th-largest desert, and was inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List on July 17, 2016. The surface of its sand has been measured at temperatures as high as 70 Â°C (159 Â°F), making it one of the world's driest and hottest places). Dig Rostam is another place to visit.
240 km away from Tabas after the village of Nayband and 10 km to Ravar, a small spring where the water is sulfur. The degree of its heat is very high, and at its place, the spring is boiling on the eve. After about 200 meters of water, the water is directed to the pool. During this route, the water loses a little of its warmth and in the area of the swimming pool, it is a temperature that can swim in the water. Due to the warmth and taste of this water, it is used to relieve rheumatism and water therapy pain. Overnight in Tabas.
Have a visit to sightseeing and ancient bridge in Tabas.
The history of Tabas dates back to pre-Islamic times. It was an important outpost of the Sassanid empire, it was considered the gateway to Khorasan. It was spared when the Mongols attacked Iran. It had a local government incorporating not only Tabas but also Ferdows and Gonabad. Overnight in Tabas.
Have a visit to the Jandaq sightseeing and Mesr desert.
What do you recall when you hear â€œMesrâ€? The Arabic name of Egypt, a country in North Africa? Nile River, Pyramids, Sphinx, and Pharaohs? You are right. But you would be surprised to know, thereâ€™s another Mesr too, but thousands of kilometers away from current Egypt, and tens of kilometers away from any crowded city. A small island in the sand, somewhere in the heart of Iranâ€™s central desert, Mesr is the name of an Iranian village in Khur and Biabanak county, close to the city of Naein which is famous for agricultural production in the area. Overnight at Mesr Village.
Drive from Jandaq to Damqan and Opert nomads.
Damghan is one of the oldest cities on the Iranian plateau, stretching back 7000 years, and boasts many sites of historic interest. The oldest of these is Tappeh Hessar, lying to the southeast of the city, which holds the ruins of a castle dating from the Sassanid period.
The Tarikhaneh is one of the oldest mosques in Iran, built like a fire temple during the Sassanid dynasty it was converted into a mosque after the advent of Islam. There are also many other historical buildings belonging to Seljuks and other periods. Apart from its historical interest, the city today is mainly known for pistachios and paper almonds (kaghazi) with very thin shells. Overnight at Semnan.
have a visit to Semnan sightseeings, drive to Tehran.
Jame' Mosque of Semnan â€“ built nearly 1,000 years ago by the Seljuq Turks over what used to be an ancient Zoroastrian fire temple. This ancient mosque also includes the famous Seljuq minaret with archaic carvings and designs.
The Gate of the Semnan Fortress â€“ built by the Qajar dynasty under Prince Bahman Mirzaye Baha'ed-dowleh, the son of Fath Ali Shah Qajar. Unfortunately, Reza Shah Pahlavi destroyed the other three entrances and the walls around the old city under the pretext of road construction.
Semnan Bazaar â€“ the place to buy the souvenirs, handicrafts, appliances, food items, etc. Overnight in Tehran.
It's last day and after having breakfast, we transfer to the Imam Khomeini Intl. Airport.
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