shiraz firoozabad

Location: Firoozabad, 90 Km away from Shiraz

Length: 5-6 hours

Highlights: Kakh-e Ardeshr palace , Ghal-e dokhtar castle, Persian carpet weaving, Qashqai nomads (if available), Zagros mountains

Transport: Car

Itinerary: Drive toward Firoozabad and on the way visit Ghale Dokhtar castle on top of the mountain among the rigged Zagros mountains. Then drive to Kakh-e Ardashir palace to visit this Sassanian palace with its huge Persin style dome. Afterwards drive to Firoozabad town to meet the families who weave Persian carpets there. On the way back, meet Qashqai nomads if it is the right season for them to be in that area.

The trip includes: English speaking guide, transport, entrance fees