10 days in Iran & Baku Itinerary

10 days in Iran & Baku Itinerary

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Bandar Abbas, Iran
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Mashhad, Iran
— 1 night
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Rasht, Iran
— 1 night
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Baku, Azerbaijan
— 4 nights

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Bandar Abbas, Iran

Bandar Abbas ©
Bandar Abbas or Bandar-e ‘Abbās, also romanized as Bandar ‘Abbās and Bandar ‘Abbāsī; formerly known as Cambarão and Porto Comorão to Portuguese traders, as Gombroon to English traders and as Gamrun or Gumrun to Dutch merchants, also Jaroon and Cameron, is a port city and capital of Hormozgān Province on the southern coast of Iran, on the Persian Gulf. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at BandarAbbas Bird Garden.

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Wellington, New Zealand to Bandar Abbas is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Wellington to Bandar Abbas due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Wellington in May; daily highs in Bandar Abbas reach 43°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Bandar Abbas

Parks · Wildlife
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BandarAbbas Bird Garden ©
BandarAbbas Bird Garden

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Mashhad, Iran

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of Ghonbad Sabz, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kang Village, then admire the landmark architecture of Darougheh Historical House, and finally steep yourself in history at Imam Reza Holy Shrine.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mashhad trip planner.

You can fly from Bandar Abbas to Mashhad in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bandar Abbas in May, things will get slightly colder in Mashhad: highs are around 34°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Rasht.

Things to do in Mashhad

Historic Sites
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Imam Reza Holy Shrine ©
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Kang Village ©
Kang Village
Darougheh Historical House ©
Darougheh Historical House

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Rasht, Iran

Rasht
Rasht is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. On the 29th (Fri), walk around Shahrdari Square and then get outside with Khalkal - Asalem Road.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rasht attractions planner.

You can fly from Mashhad to Rasht in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mashhad in May: highs in Rasht hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Baku.

Things to do in Rasht

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trip

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Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku ©

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.
Change things up with a short trip to Gobustan State Reserve in Gobustan (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and don't miss a visit to Fountains Square.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Baku trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Rasht to Baku takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Rasht to Baku due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Side Trip

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Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center

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