The Heart of Persia by Private Train: 30th Anniversary Savings & Enhanced Itinerary
Enter the Heart of Persia on an enhanced rail journey by luxury private train in 2016 – just in time for our 30th anniversary! Now with an additional two full days of touring, the new Heart of Persia itinerary includes extra time in Tehran to explore the capital, as well as an exciting day trip along the Trans-Iranian railway and an optional overnight to the UNESCO-listed cities of Susa and Shushtar.
Combined with our 30th anniversary savings offer, this private train journey becomes an even better deal: Sign up for the Heart of Persia rail journey by private train before January 31, 2016 and save $1,000 per person (more info).
Act fast, because there’s only one chance to travel along this extraordinary route in 2016: November 24-December 7, 2016.
As an optional overnight trip, you can choose to explore the UNESCO-listed remains of Susa, one of the oldest settlements in the world, dating back to 4000 BC, and Shushtar, with its ancient system of dams, aqueducts and canals still in use today.
- the archaeological treasure of Persepolis, capital of the Achaemenid kings
- the UNESCO-listed walled city of Bam, once the largest adobe city in the ancient world, and nearly destroyed in a 2003 earthquake
- the stunning architecture and romantic green gardens of Shiraz, a city with over 2,500 years of history
- the Zoroastrian Fire Temple and Towers of Silence from pre-Islamic times
Additional special offers are available for those who want to travel solo.
You can also travel to Iran on one of MIR’s small group tours, rail journeys by private train, or on a custom, private tour, set to your desired dates of travel and pace. MIR has more than 15 years of unmatched Iran destination expertise and 30 years of travel planning experience, hand-crafting tours to the crossroads of Europe and Asia since 1986.
Top photo: Ride the rails along the Trans-Iranian Railway.
PUBLISHED: November 11, 2015