17 days in Iran Itinerary

17 days in Iran Itinerary

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Tehran
— 2 nights
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Isfahan
— 3 nights
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Yazd
— 3 nights
4
Shiraz
— 2 nights
5
Bandar Abbas
— 3 nights
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Tehran
— 1 day

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Tehran

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.
On the 20th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then walk around Ab-o-Atash Park. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Milad Tower, stroll around Honarmandan Park, then take an in-depth tour of The National Jewelry Treasury, and finally walk around Laleh Park.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tehran online route maker.

Barcelona, Spain to Tehran is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Barcelona to Tehran, you'll lose 2.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Tehran is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Isfahan.

Things to do in Tehran

Parks · Museums · Tours
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower
Walking tours

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Isfahan

Half of the World

A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Step off the beaten path and head to Varzaneh Desert and Bedkhem Church. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, view the masterpieces at Fotowat Miniaturist, and look for gifts at Fallahi Miniaturist.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Isfahan tour itinerary tool.

Take a bus from Tehran to Isfahan in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tehran in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Isfahan, with lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yazd.

Things to do in Isfahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Varzaneh Desert ©
Varzaneh Desert
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) ©
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah)

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Yazd

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Shirkooh Mountain and Narein Castle. When in Yazd, make a side trip to see Sar Yazd Castle in Saryazd, approximately Saryazd away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Zorastrian Towers of Silence, make a trip to Khan-e Lari House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zoroastrian Fire Temple, and stroll through Sadri Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yazd day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Isfahan to Yazd takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Isfahan in December, expect Yazd to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Shiraz.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Zorastrian Towers of Silence ©
Zorastrian Towers of Silence
Old City ©
Old City
Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture ©

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Shiraz

Shiraz ©

City of Poets

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Eram Garden (Baq e Eram) and then wander the streets of Qalat Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, then make a trip to Zinat ol Molk House, then appreciate the history behind Tomb of Hafez, and finally go all around town with City Tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Shiraz visit planner.

Getting from Yazd to Shiraz by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bandar Abbas.

Things to do in Shiraz

Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Qalat Village ©
Qalat Village
Zinat ol Molk House ©
Zinat ol Molk House

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Bandar Abbas

Bandar Abbas ©
Bandar Abbas or Bandar-e ‘Abbās, also romanized as Bandar ‘Abbās and Bandar ‘Abbāsī; formerly known as Cambarão and Porto Comorão to Portuguese traders, as Gombroon to English traders and as Gamrun or Gumrun to Dutch merchants, also Jaroon and Cameron, is a port city and capital of Hormozgān Province on the southern coast of Iran, on the Persian Gulf. Hormuz Island has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): head off the coast to Hormuz Island and then admire the masterpieces at The Museum and Gallery of Dr. Ahmad Nadalian.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bandar Abbas trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Shiraz to Bandar Abbas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Shiraz in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Bandar Abbas: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Bandar Abbas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Hormuz Island ©
Hormuz Island
BandarAbbas Bird Garden ©
BandarAbbas Bird Garden

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Tehran

Tehran ©

Teh

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emamzadeh Saleh, then head outdoors with Mount Tochal, then don't miss a visit to Darakeh, and finally don't miss a visit to Tehran Book Garden.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tehran day trip planner.

Fly from Bandar Abbas to Tehran in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Bandar Abbas in January, plan for cooler days in Tehran, with highs around 11°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
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Mount Tochal ©
Mount Tochal
Emamzadeh Saleh ©
Emamzadeh Saleh
Darakeh ©
Darakeh

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