16 days in Iran Itinerary

16 days in Iran Itinerary

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Fly
1
Shiraz
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Pasargad
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Yazd
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Isfahan
— 4 nights
Fly
5
Tehran
— 3 nights
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Shiraz

City of Poets

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nasir al-Mulk Mosque and Qavam House. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine, stroll around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Hafez, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vakil Bazaar.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Shiraz trip itinerary planning website.

Tallinn, Estonia to Shiraz is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Iran Standard Time (IRST), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Tallinn in November, you will find days in Shiraz are warmer (22°C), and nights are a bit warmer (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pasargad.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine ©
Religious Site
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine
4.6

3
nights
Pasargad

Popular historic sites such as Persepolis and Tomb of Cyrus are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Pasargad side-trips: Estakhr (in Marvdasht) and Persepolis (Nagsh-e Rostam & Naqsh-e Rajab).

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pasargad trip planner.

You can drive from Shiraz to Pasargad in 2 hours. November in Pasargad sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Yazd.

Things to do in Pasargad

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Persepolis ©
Must see
Persepolis
4.8
Pasargad ©
World heritage site
Pasargad
3.3

2
nights
Yazd

City of Windcatchers

Step back in time as you explore the ancient UNESCO World Heritage city of Yazd, a desert town known for its distinct Persian architecture style, punctuated by mud-brick buildings, wind towers, domed ice houses, and water reservoirs.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old City, delve into the distant past at Zorastrian Towers of Silence, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zoroastrian Fire Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Oasis Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amir Chakhmaq Complex, see the interesting displays at Water Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Yazd, and finally browse for treasures at Silk Road Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yazd day trip planner.

You can drive from Pasargad to Yazd in 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Old City ©
World heritage site
Old City
4.6
Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Religious Site
Zoroastrian Fire Temple
3.6

4
nights
Isfahan

Half of the World

A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Get some historical perspective at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and Chehel Sotoun. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the views from SioSe Pol Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Vank Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Isfahan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yazd to Isfahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Yazd in November, expect Isfahan to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Isfahan

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Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Must see
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
4.8
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque ©
Religious Site
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
4.8
Ali Qapu Palace ©
World heritage site
Ali Qapu Palace
4.5

3
nights
Tehran

Teh

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 an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Azadi Tower, snap pictures at Tabiat Bridge, and view the masterpieces at Nabshi Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tehran trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Isfahan to Tehran by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tehran when traveling from Isfahan in November, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

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Golestan Palace ©
Must see
Golestan Palace
4.5

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