Rail cruising is a fantastic way to absorb the rich culture and cinematic landscape of the country. Now, thanks to MIR Corporation you have a chance to explore the beauty of the desert landscapes and ancient culture of Iran via company’s luxury train – the Golden Eagle. From Tehran to Persepolis, you will take in the myriad treasures of a culture that stretches back millennia on board a train that is justly known for its opulence, service and attention to detail.
The Golden Eagle is your luxurious hotel-on-wheels. Unpack just the once and settle into your wellappointed and comfortable en-suite cabin as you begin this voyage of a lifetime. One of your cabin attendants, available at all times, will be on hand to look after all of your needs.
Along the way you’ll get to explore 1,000-year-old mud-brick citadel of Rayen, the royal Golestan Palace in Tehran, classical Persian gardens, and the remains of Susa, a 4,000 BC city. In Mashhad, travelers will experience the Iman Reza Shrine, one of the holiest Shi’ite sites in Iran before visiting Kerman’s Grand Bazaar.
The area is filled with beautiful courtyards, caravansarai, shops and bathhouses. On the last day you’ll head to Tehran to tour the UNESCO-listed Golestan Palace complex and the Marble Throne, created from 65 pieces of yellow Yazd marble. The 14-nights tour is priced from $16,495 to $64,935 a person depending on your cabin choice.