22 days in Iran Itinerary

22 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shiraz
— 2 nights
2
Shahdad
— 1 night
3
Yazd
— 2 nights
4
Tabriz
— 3 nights
5
Tehran
— 3 nights
6
Qazvin
— 2 nights
7
Hamadan
— 1 night
8
Kashan
— 2 nights
9
Isfahan
— 5 nights

2
nights
Shiraz

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Afif-Abad Garden, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to Zinat ol Molk House, and finally steep yourself in history at Qavam House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vakil Mosque.

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Ahmedabad, India to Shiraz is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Iran Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Shiraz, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shahdad.

Things to do in Shiraz

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine ©
Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine
Walking tours

1
night
Shahdad

Shahdad ©
On the 10th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Qajar Twin Water Mill, then make a trip to Haj Mohammad Taghi Cistern, and then explore the striking landscape at Shahdad Kalouts.

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You can fly from Shiraz to Shahdad in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Shiraz in July: high temperatures in Shahdad hover around 42°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yazd.

Things to do in Shahdad

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Shahdad Kalouts ©
Shahdad Kalouts
Haj Mohammad Taghi Cistern ©
Haj Mohammad Taghi Cistern

2
nights
Yazd

Yazd ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then view the masterpieces at Yazd Art House, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Sar Yazd Castle and then explore the ancient world of Kharanagh.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yazd trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Shahdad to Yazd in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Shahdad in July, with highs in Yazd at 47°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tabriz.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Sar Yazd Castle
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Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture ©
Sar Yazd Castle ©
Sar Yazd Castle
Kharanagh ©
Kharanagh

3
nights
Tabriz

Tabriz ©
The historic city of Tabriz has come to be seen as a summer resort destination, on account of its temperate summers and interesting, attractive city center.
Explore hidden gems such as Colorful Mountains of Tabriz and Qajar Museum ( Amir Nezam House ). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Azerbaijan Museum, ponder the world of politics at Municipality Building, walk around Shahgoli Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Bazaar of Tabriz.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tabriz trip builder.

You can fly from Yazd to Tabriz in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, Tabriz is a bit cooler than Yazd - with highs of 40°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Tabriz

Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Colorful Mountains of Tabriz ©
Colorful Mountains of Tabriz
Azerbaijan Museum ©
Azerbaijan Museum
Qajar Museum ( Amir Nezam House ) ©
Qajar Museum ( Amir Nezam House )

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Tochal and Green Palace Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, contemplate the long history of Niavaran Historical Cultural Complex, and take in the exciting artwork at ZEEEN.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tehran trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Tabriz to Tehran takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tabriz in July, Tehran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Qazvin.

Things to do in Tehran

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mount Tochal ©
Mount Tochal
Walking tours

2
nights
Qazvin

Qazvin ©
Qazvin is the largest city and capital of the Province of Qazvin in Iran. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Qazvin and then see Off-Road Tours. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Aminiha Hosseiniyeh, admire the landmark architecture of Caravanserai of Sa'd al-Saltaneh, and then examine the collection at Qajar Bathhouse & Anthropology Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Qazvin road trip site.

You can drive from Tehran to Qazvin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Tehran in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Qazvin, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Hamadan.

Things to do in Qazvin

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Qajar Bathhouse & Anthropology Museum ©
Qajar Bathhouse & Anthropology Museum
Aminiha Hosseiniyeh ©
Aminiha Hosseiniyeh
Jameh Mosque of Qazvin ©
Jameh Mosque of Qazvin

1
night
Hamadan

Hamadan ©
Hamadan has served as a summer getaway since the Sasanian Empire ruled this part of the world nearly 2,000 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ganjnameh Inscriptions, Head underground at Ali Sadr Cave, and then steep yourself in history at Tomb of Esther and Mordechai.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hamadan online travel route planner.

You can drive from Qazvin to Hamadan in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. In July in Hamadan, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kashan.

Things to do in Hamadan

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Ganjnameh Inscriptions ©
Ganjnameh Inscriptions
Ali Sadr Cave ©
Ali Sadr Cave
Tomb of Esther and Mordechai ©
Tomb of Esther and Mordechai

2
nights
Kashan

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 22nd (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Bazaar of Kashan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agha Bozorg Mosque, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meydan Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Puppet & Toy Museum, see the interesting displays at Abbasian House, then don't miss a visit to Borujerdi House, and finally steep yourself in history at Ameriha House.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kashan itinerary planner.

Getting from Hamadan to Kashan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, Kashan is a bit warmer than Hamadan - with highs of 48°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Abbasian House ©
Abbasian House
Off-Road Tours
Puppet & Toy Museum ©
Puppet & Toy Museum

5
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Varzaneh Desert and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Isfahan to Varzaneh to see Ghoortan Citadel about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Isfahan Seashell Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Flower Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Isfahan trip builder tool.

Drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kashan in July, things will get slightly colder in Isfahan: highs are around 44°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Varzaneh
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Bedkhem Church ©
Bedkhem Church
Varzaneh Desert ©
Varzaneh Desert
Walking tours

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