3 days Iran itinerary from Shiraz

3 days Iran itinerary with detailed historical description, and photo gallery for our holiday package Travel to Iran – Persia Express Tour. Iran is an amazing country and full of beautiful places. On this page, we list the top Iran tourist attractions for that specific trip. This Iran 3 days itinerary displays the program of our private services to travel from Shiraz to Shiraz trip through Dokhtar Castle, Eram Persian Garden, Bishapur, Pasargadae, and Persepolis. Our Iran tours are very well designed and have an excellent selection to offer you the best adventure holidays of your life.

3-Day Travel to Iran – Persia Express Tour

Number of people3-star hotel4-star hotel5-star hotel
1 person592€
2 person326€
3 person344€
4 person273€
Includes: Iranian visa application and reference nº for VOA. Iranian travel insurance (mandatory at the airport). Meet and greet at the airport and private transfer to your hotel. All transportation in a private car with a driver. All accommodation in 3-star hotels (upgrade to 4-star and upgrade to 5-star available). Half-board tour package (breakfast and dinner). English speaking guide. Admission fees to museums and monuments.

Iran 3 days itinerary

Day 0 » Shiraz International Airport late evening arrival

Aiport pick up RJ Travel

Transfer from Shiraz airport to the hotel

At Shiraz International airport you will have to deliver the papers we sent to your Client Area: Iranian visa reference number, the Iranian travel, medical insurance, and our agency voucher.

After paying for your visa and have all been checked, you go to the passport control area to be able to pass into the arrivals gate where our staff will be waiting for you with a paper with your name written or RJ Travel logo.

Welcome to Iran!

Day 1 » Karim Khan Citadel – Dokhtar Castle – Ardeshir rock carvings – Palace of Ardeshir – Ancient City of Gor – Shiraz

Karim Khan Citadel Shiraz Iran

Karim Khan Citadel

Karim Khan Citadel in Shiraz.

Shiraz is one of the most famous cities in Iran, and one of the unmissable destinations while on holidays in Iran.

Shiraz is the romantic city par excellence. Here, we are not talking about economics, crisis, or geopolitics, we are talking more about poetry, flowers, and soft songs.

Dokhtar Castle

Dokhtar Castle

2,200-year-old Dokhtar Castle located on a mountain slope overlooking the Firooz Abad plain.

Palace of Ardeshir Babakan

Palace of Ardeshir Babakan

Ruins of the large palace made of stone, with three domes and many rooms. 

Ardeshir rock carvings Iran

Ardeshir rock carvings 1 and 2

Ardeshir rock carvings are stunning Sassanian rock relief. You will visit two of them, Ardeshir I and Ardeshir II.

Ancient City of Gor Iran

Ancient City of Gor

2,500-year-old Ancient City of Gor is located south of Shiraz.

Day 2 » Eram Persian Garden – Ancient City of Bishapur – Tang-e-Chogan Archaeological site – Shahpur Sassani Cave – Shiraz

Eram Persian Garden Iran

Eram Persian Garden (UNESCO)

Ancient City of Bishapur Iran

Ancient City of Bishapur (UNESCO)

2,200-year-old Ancient City of Bishapur.

Tang-e-Chogan Rock carvings Iran (1)

Tang-e-Chogan Archaeological site

Tang-e-Chogan rock carvings.

Shahpur Sassani Cave

Shahpur Sassani Cave

2-hour walk mountain trail.

Day 3 » Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz – Persepolis – Naqsh-e Rostam – Naqsh-e Rajab – Pasargadae – Shiraz late evening airport departure

During the morning visit to Shiraz, you will visit Nasir-Ol-Molk Mosque also known as the pink mosque.

Shiraz

In Shiraz, mosques are covered in pink and blue windows, parks and gardens are perfumed with the fragrance of orange trees and roses. Not to mention religion, Shiraz naturally calls for meditation and inner reflection.

Persepolis is one of the most fascinating places in Iran and, we dare to say, in the entire world. Grandiose and mysterious at the same time, more than one visitor will be amazed by this symbol of the diversity and the power of the Persian kingdom.

Persepolis (UNESCO)

Persepolis is a prime archaeological site and the reason why many people decide to visit Iran.

Persepolis is one of the most fascinating places in Iran and, we dare to say, in the entire world. Grandiose and mysterious at the same time, more than one visitor will be amazed by this symbol of the diversity and the power of the Persian kingdom.

Persepolis is the very symbol of the diversity of the Persian kingdom: built by workers from all the provinces of the Empire, we find various architectural and artistic influences. Built during the reign of three kings, Darius 1 st , his son and his little son, Persepolis is a symbolic place of the power of the Persian Empire.

Naqsh-e Rostam is a wonderful and charming ancient site in Fars province. This rocky tourist attraction is located a few kilometers from Persepolis and near the city of Shiraz.

Naqsh-e Rostam

Naqsh-e Rostam is a wonderful and charming ancient site in Fars province. This rocky tourist attraction is located a few kilometers from Persepolis and near the city of Shiraz. You will visit one of the jewels of the archaeological sites in Iran that was in reality, a holy place in pre-Islamic times.

The name of the site relates to Rostam, an ancient Persia mythological hero. Naqsh-e Rostam has four ancient tombs sculpted by the Achaemenids in the form of a cross, midway up the rocky hill, facing five magnificent Sassanid bas-reliefs.

Naqsh-e Rostam is one of the most impressive sites in Iran and you will have the chance of exploring.

Pasargadae archaeological complex dates back to the 6th century BC, at the time of Cyrus II the Great, the creator of the Achaemenids dynasty.

Pasargadae (UNESCO)

Pasargadae archaeological complex dates back to the 6th century BC, at the time of Cyrus II the Great, the creator of the Achaemenids dynasty.

Apart from the ancient city ruins and the fortress on the nearby hill, you can admire the massive mausoleum of Cyrus II the Great.

When Alexander the Great captured Persia, he visited Pasargadae and in respect for the king, he commanded its renovation.

Shiraz International Airport Iran

Transfer to Shiraz International airport

Late evening you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight. End of our service.