18 days in Iran Itinerary

18 days in Iran Itinerary

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Kashan
— 1 night
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Isfahan
— 3 nights
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Yazd
— 3 nights
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Shiraz
— 4 nights
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Ahvaz
— 2 nights
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Tehran
— 2 nights

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Kashan

A jewel of desert architecture halfway between Tehran and Esfahan, Kashan has somehow remained one of Iran's best-kept tourism secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohammed Helal Shrine, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agha Bozorg Mosque.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kashan route planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Kashan is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Kashan is 1.5 hours. In July, Kashan is much warmer than Tallinn - with highs of 48°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
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Off-Road Tours
Mohammed Helal Shrine ©
Mohammed Helal Shrine
Agha Bozorg Mosque ©
Agha Bozorg Mosque

3
nights
Isfahan

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 Bedkhem Church and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. Discover out-of-the-way places like Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) and Walking tours. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Naqsh-e Jahan Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ali Mosque Minaret, admire the striking features of Chehel Sotoun, and steep yourself in history at Jolfa Square.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Isfahan vacation planning app.

Getting from Kashan to Isfahan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Kashan in July, expect Isfahan to be little chillier, temps between 44°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yazd.

Things to do in Isfahan

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
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Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) ©
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah)
Bedkhem Church ©
Bedkhem Church

3
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Heyrani House, Water Museum, Sadri Garden, and other attractions you added. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture and Hazireh Mosque. Popular historic sites such as Jameh Mosque of Yazd and Zoroastrian Fire Temple are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Khan-e Lari House and look for gifts at Oasis Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Yazd trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Isfahan to Yazd takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Isfahan in July, Yazd is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shiraz.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Old City ©
Old City
Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture ©
Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Zoroastrian Fire Temple

4
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©

City of Poets

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tomb of Saadi as well as Maharloo Lake. Get some historical perspective at Tomb of Cyrus and Nasir al-Mulk Mosque. Go for a jaunt from Shiraz to Persepolis to see Persepolis about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), hunt for treasures at Vakil Bazaar, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Hafez, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Atigh Jame Mosque.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Shiraz driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Yazd to Shiraz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Shiraz when traveling from Yazd in July, with lows around 24°C. You will leave for Ahvaz on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
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Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Tomb of Cyrus ©
Tomb of Cyrus
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

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Ahvaz

Ahvaz ©
Ahvaz or Ahvaz is a city in the southwest of Iran, and the capital of Khuzestan province. Your day by day itinerary now includes Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, Tchogha Zanbil and Tomb of Daniel. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Christians Catholic Church, then snap pictures at Nature Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Mapar House, and finally take in the views from White Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tomb of Daniel, contemplate the long history of Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, and then explore the ancient world of Tchogha Zanbil.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ahvaz tour site.

Traveling by flight from Shiraz to Ahvaz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Shiraz in August; daily highs in Ahvaz reach 55°C and lows reach 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Ahvaz

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of Daniel ©
Tomb of Daniel
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System ©
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
Tchogha Zanbil ©
Tchogha Zanbil

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tehran Bazaar, Golestan Palace, National Museum of Iran, and other attractions you added. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shah Abdul Azim Shrine and Emamzadeh Saleh. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Laleh Park and The Post & Communications Museum. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Borje Toghrol.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tehran attractions planning app.

You can fly from Ahvaz to Tehran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Ahvaz in August, plan for cooler days in Tehran, with highs around 41°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Shah Abdul Azim Shrine
Shah Abdul Azim Shrine
Emamzadeh Saleh ©
Emamzadeh Saleh

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