15 days in Iran Itinerary

15 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  30 h
1
Tehran
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Kashan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Isfahan
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Shiraz
— 5 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Buffalo

3
nights
Tehran

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.
Tehran is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, stop by Majd Telephone Store, admire the landmark architecture of Niavaran Historical Cultural Complex, and snap pictures at Tabiat Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tehran trip builder.

Buffalo, USA to Tehran is an approximately 30- hour flight. You'll lose 8.5 hours traveling from Buffalo to Tehran due to the time zone difference. In May, Tehran is somewhat warmer than Buffalo - with highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Kashan.

Things to do in Tehran

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Darband ©
Darband
Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Bagh-e Fin Garden, don't miss a visit to Borujerdi House, then admire the landmark architecture of Tabatabei House, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Zhee Showroom, shop like a local with Bazaar of Kashan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agha Bozorg Mosque, and finally see the interesting displays at Abbasian House.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Kashan trip maker app.

You can take a train from Tehran to Kashan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Tehran in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kashan, with highs around 92°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Tabatabei House ©
Tabatabei House
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse ©
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

3
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Isfahan is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Naqsh-e Jahan Square, admire the striking features of Chehel Sotoun, take in the views from Khaju Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isfahan travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kashan to Isfahan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kashan in May, expect Isfahan to be slightly colder, temps between 85°F and 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Museums
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Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
SioSe Pol Bridge ©
SioSe Pol Bridge
Ali Qapu Palace ©
Ali Qapu Palace

5
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Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Explore Shiraz's surroundings by going to Persepolis (in Persepolis), Estakhr (in Marvdasht) and Pasargad (Royal Road, Pasargad, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Saadi, steep yourself in history at Qavam House, and step into the grandiose world of Arg-e Karimkhan.

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You can fly from Isfahan to Shiraz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Pasargad, Persepolis, Estakhr
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Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Tomb of Hafez ©
Tomb of Hafez

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