15 days in Iran Itinerary

15 days in Iran Itinerary

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15 days in Iran Itinerary

Start: Tehran
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Hamadan
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Tabriz
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Rasht
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Shiraz
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Isfahan
— 2 nights
End: Isfahan


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2
nights
Hamadan

Hamadan ©
Hamadan has served as a summer getaway since the Sasanian Empire ruled this part of the world nearly 2,000 years ago.
Get some historical perspective at Ganjnameh Inscriptions and Hegmataneh Hill. Escape the urban bustle at Ali Sadr Cave and Alvand. Go for a jaunt from Hamadan to Kangavar to see Temple of Anahita about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Ibn-e Sina Tomb, don't miss a visit to Gonbad Alavian, and pause for some photo ops at Shir Sangi (Stony Lion).

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hamadan route maker app .

Tehran to Hamadan is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Tehran in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Hamadan, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Tabriz.

Things to do in Hamadan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Anahita
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Ali Sadr Cave ©
Ali Sadr Cave
Ganjnameh Inscriptions ©
Ganjnameh Inscriptions
Ibn-e Sina Tomb ©
Ibn-e Sina Tomb

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Colorful Mountains of Tabriz and Eynali Mount. Visit Kandovan and Ark Mosque (Ark-e-alishah) for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Bazaar of Tabriz, stroll around Khaqani Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara), and examine the collection at Azerbaijan Museum.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read our Tabriz trip planning tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Hamadan to Tabriz in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Hamadan in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tabriz, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Rasht.

Things to do in Tabriz

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Colorful Mountains of Tabriz ©
Colorful Mountains of Tabriz
Kandovan
Kandovan
Goey Mosque ©
Goey Mosque

4
nights
Rasht

Rasht ©
Rasht is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. Bring the kids along to Gisoom Beach and Caspian coastline. Get outdoors at Olasbelangah and Lonak Waterfall. Explore Rasht's surroundings by going to Anzali Lagoon (in Bandar-e Anzali), Rudkhan Castle (in Fuman) and Masouleh Village (in Masuleh). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Saqalaksar Lake.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rasht trip planner .

Getting from Tabriz to Rasht by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Rasht

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandar-e Anzali, Masouleh Village, Rudkhan Castle, Olasbelangah, Gisoom Beach
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Olasbelangah ©
Olasbelangah
Rudkhan Castle ©
Rudkhan Castle
Anzali Lagoon ©
Anzali Lagoon

3
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Arg-e Karimkhan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, then hunt for treasures at Vakil Bazaar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vakil Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Saadi, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Hafez, contemplate the long history of Qavam House, contemplate the long history of Zinat ol Molk House, then stroll around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), and finally delve into the distant past at Vakil Bath.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Shiraz trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Rasht to Shiraz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Rasht in September, you will find days in Shiraz are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Isfahan.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine ©
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine
Eram Garden (Baq e Eram) ©
Eram Garden (Baq e Eram)

2
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Visit Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Chehel Sotoun for their historical value. Kids will appreciate attractions like Isfahan Seashell Museum and Qeysarieh International Museum& cafe Gallery. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, examine the collection at Vank Cathedral, admire the striking features of Ispahan - Mosquee du Vendredi, and snap pictures at Siosepol Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Isfahan travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Shiraz to Isfahan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Shiraz in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Isfahan. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isfahan

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Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque ©
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
Aali Qapu Palace ©
Aali Qapu Palace

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