11 days in Iran Itinerary

11 days in Iran Itinerary

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11 days in Iran Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  15 h
1
Tabriz
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Tehran
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Mashhad
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
4
Shiraz
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Prague

1
night
Tabriz

Tabriz ©
The historic city of Tabriz has come to be seen as a summer resort destination, on account of its temperate summers and interesting, attractive city center.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stroll around Khaqani Park and then steep yourself in history at Kandovan. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Bazaar of Tabriz and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colorful Mountains of Tabriz.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tabriz trip planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Tabriz is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Tabriz is 2 hours. Traveling from Prague in January, Tabriz is a bit cooler at night with lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Tabriz

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Colorful Mountains of Tabriz ©
Colorful Mountains of Tabriz
Kandovan
Kandovan
Bazaar of Tabriz ©
Bazaar of Tabriz

3
nights
Tehran

Tehran ©
Tehran, the capital and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, sits in the foothills of a mountain range and stretches out for miles.
Tehran is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, take in the views from Tabiat Bridge, wander the streets of Valiasr Street, and take in panoramic vistas at Milad Tower.

To find maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tehran road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tabriz to Tehran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tabriz in January: high temperatures in Tehran hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Tehran

Shopping Museums Wildlife
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower
The National Jewelry Treasury ©
The National Jewelry Treasury

1
night
Mashhad

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
On the 4th (Tue), go for a walk through Kooh Sangi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imam Reza Holy Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goharshad Mosque.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mashhad travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Tehran to Mashhad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tehran in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 0°C in Mashhad. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Mashhad

Historic Sites Parks
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Imam Reza Holy Shrine ©
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Goharshad Mosque ©
Goharshad Mosque
Kooh Sangi Park ©
Kooh Sangi Park

4
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shiraz: Persepolis (in Persepolis) and Pasargad (in Pasargad). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Saadi, step into the grandiose world of Arg-e Karimkhan, and contemplate the long history of Qavam House.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Shiraz travel route planner.

You can fly from Mashhad to Shiraz in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Mashhad in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Shiraz: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Persepolis, Pasargad
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Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Tomb of Hafez ©
Tomb of Hafez

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