15 days in Tehran, Gilan Province & Shiraz Itinerary

15 days in Tehran, Gilan Province & Shiraz Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tehran
— 4 nights
2
Rasht
— 4 nights
3
Shiraz
— 6 nights

4
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: take in panoramic vistas at Milad Tower, take an in-depth tour of The National Jewelry Treasury, visit Darband, and take in the awesome beauty at Damavand Mountain.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tehran trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Tehran. In September in Tehran, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Rasht.

Things to do in Tehran

Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Damavand Mountain
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower
Damavand Mountain
Damavand Mountain

4
nights
Rasht

Rasht ©
Rasht is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. Change things up with these side-trips from Rasht: Masouleh Village (in Masuleh), Rudkhan Castle (in Fuman) and Lahijan (Sheytan Kooh, Soostan Lagoon, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Rasht Bazaar, stroll around Shahrdari Square, see the interesting displays at Rasht Museum, and take a memorable drive along Khalkal - Asalem Road.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rasht, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tehran to Rasht in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Tehran, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rasht, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Rasht

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Lahijan, Masouleh Village, Rudkhan Castle, Khalkal - Asalem Road
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Soostan Lagoon ©
Soostan Lagoon
Masouleh Village ©
Masouleh Village
Rudkhan Castle ©
Rudkhan Castle

6
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Change things up with these side-trips from Shiraz: Persepolis (Persepolis & Nagsh-e Rostam), Estakhr (in Marvdasht) and Pasargad (Tomb of Cyrus, Pasargad, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Tomb of Hafez, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine, and steep yourself in history at Qavam House.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Shiraz trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Rasht to Shiraz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rasht in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Shiraz: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pasargad, Persepolis, Estakhr
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Tomb of Hafez ©
Tomb of Hafez
Eram Garden (Baq e Eram) ©
Eram Garden (Baq e Eram)
Persepolis ©
Persepolis

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