16 days in Iran Itinerary

16 days in Iran Itinerary

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

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1
night
Kashan

A jewel of desert architecture halfway between Tehran and Esfahan, Kashan has somehow remained one of Iran's best-kept tourism secrets.
On the 2nd (Fri), make a trip to Borujerdi House, then admire the striking features of Tabatabei House, then admire the striking features of Ameriha House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bagh-e Fin Garden. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Bazaar of Kashan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agha Bozorg Mosque, and then admire the striking features of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kashan sightseeing planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Kashan is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Tallinn to Kashan, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tallinn in April, things will get much warmer in Kashan: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Tabatabei House ©
Architectural Building
Tabatabei House
4.6
Agha Bozorg Mosque ©
Religious Site
Agha Bozorg Mosque
4.3
Ameriha House ©
Architectural Building
Ameriha House
4.1

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Vank Cathedral, snap pictures at SioSe Pol Bridge, and then step into the grandiose world of Ali Qapu Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and then contemplate the long history of Chehel Sotoun.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Isfahan road trip tool.

You can drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kashan in April: high temperatures in Isfahan hover around 28°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yazd.

Things to do in Isfahan

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Ali Qapu Palace ©
World heritage site
Ali Qapu Palace
4.5
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque ©
Religious Site
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
4.8
Chehel Sotoun ©
Castle
Chehel Sotoun
4.6

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Zorastrian Towers of Silence and Jameh Mosque of Yazd are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old City, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zoroastrian Fire Temple, see the interesting displays at Water Museum, and browse for treasures at Silk Road Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yazd driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Isfahan to Yazd takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, Yazd is somewhat warmer than Isfahan - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shiraz.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Old City ©
World heritage site
Old City
4.6
Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Religious Site
Zoroastrian Fire Temple
3.6

4
nights
Shiraz

City of Poets

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque and Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Shiraz: Persepolis (Nagsh-e Rostam & Naqsh-e Rajab). There's much more to do: stroll around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), steep yourself in history at Qavam House, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Hafez, and step into the grandiose world of Arg-e Karimkhan.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shiraz trip website.

Drive from Yazd to Shiraz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Yazd in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Shiraz, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine ©
Religious Site
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine
4.6

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Darband and Emamzadeh Saleh. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Milad Tower, take in the exciting artwork at ZEEEN, and admire the landmark architecture of Niavaran Historical Cultural Complex.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tehran online trip planner.

Getting from Shiraz to Tehran by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Shiraz in April, you will find days in Tehran are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Golestan Palace ©
Must see
Golestan Palace
4.5
Darband ©
Neighborhood
Darband
4.2
Emamzadeh Saleh ©
Religious Site
Emamzadeh Saleh
4.3

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