18 days in Iran Itinerary

18 days in Iran Itinerary

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Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  15 h
1
Nain
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Yazd
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Kerman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Bam
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  6 h
5
Kazerun
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Rasht
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Shush
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Kermanshah
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
Nain

Nain ©
Nain is a city in and the capital of Nain County, Isfahan Province, Iran. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pirnia Traditional House and Ethnology Museum and Jame' Mosque of Na'in. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ghoortan Citadel and Pigeon Tower. Explore Nain's surroundings by going to Moon Qanat (in Ardestan) and Varzaneh Desert (in Varzaneh). There's more to do: make a trip to Rigareh Underground Water Mill.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nain trip itinerary app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Nain is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Iran Standard Time is 2.5 hours. When traveling from Copenhagen in July, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Nain: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yazd.

Things to do in Nain

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Varzaneh, Moon Qanat
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Jame' Mosque of Na'in ©
Jame' Mosque of Na'in
Varzaneh Desert ©
Varzaneh Desert

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sar Yazd Castle and Kushkno Watermill. Visit Narein Castle and Alexander's Prison for their historical value. Explore Yazd's surroundings by going to Meybod (Yakhchals, Pigeon Tower, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture, get engrossed in the history at Markar Historical Complex, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shirkooh Mountain, and examine the collection at Cambrian Museum.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yazd trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Nain to Yazd in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Yazd when traveling from Nain in July, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Kerman.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Meybod, Sar Yazd Castle
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Sar Yazd Castle ©
Sar Yazd Castle
Narein Castle ©
Narein Castle
Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture ©

2
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Gonbad-e Jabaliye, thenget engrossed in the history at Harandi Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jameh Mosque of Kerman, and finally make a trip to Fathabad garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Shazdeh Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Lut Desert.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kerman itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yazd to Kerman takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Yazd in July, expect Kerman to be a bit cooler, temps between 42°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bam.

Things to do in Kerman

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lut Desert, Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali
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Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali ©
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali
Harandi Museum ©
Harandi Museum
Gonbad-e Jabaliye ©
Gonbad-e Jabaliye

1
night
Bam

Bam ©
Bam is a city in and the capital of Bam County, Kerman Province, Iran. On the 10th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Arg-e Bam.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bam tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kerman to Bam in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kerman in July; daily highs in Bam reach 48°C and lows reach 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kazerun.

Things to do in Bam

Historic Sites
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Arg-e Bam ©
Arg-e Bam

1
night
Kazerun

Kazerun ©
Kazeroon is a city in and the capital of Kazeroon County, Fars Province, Iran. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Tang Chogan and then delve into the distant past at Bishapur.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Kazerun trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bam to Kazerun in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Rasht.

Things to do in Kazerun

Historic Sites
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Tang Chogan ©
Tang Chogan
Bishapur ©
Bishapur

2
nights
Rasht

Rasht ©
Rasht is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): walk around Shahrdari Square, get your game on at Ghasrbazi, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lahijan Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of Lahijan Waterfall آبشار لاهیجان. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Saqalaksar Lake and then learn more about the world around you at Gilan rural heritage museum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rasht route maker app.

Traveling by flight from Kazerun to Rasht takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Rasht sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Shush.

Things to do in Rasht

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lahijan
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Saqalaksar Lake ©
Saqalaksar Lake
Gilan rural heritage museum ©
Gilan rural heritage museum

3
nights
Shush

Shush ©
Shush is a city in and the capital of Shush County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System and Apadana Castle Shush. Popular historic sites such as Tchogha Zanbil and Band-e Kaisar are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shush: Ahvaz (White Bridge & Ali-ibn-Mahziar bridge) and Band-e Mizan (in Shushtar). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tomb of Daniel, appreciate the extensive heritage of Archaeological Site of Shush, and steep yourself in history at Haft Tepe.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shush trip website.

Traveling by flight from Rasht to Shush takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Rasht, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Shush, ranging from highs of 52°C to lows of 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kermanshah.

Things to do in Shush

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Shushtar, Ahvaz, Haft Tepe
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Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System ©
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
Tchogha Zanbil ©
Tchogha Zanbil
Tomb of Daniel ©
Tomb of Daniel

2
nights
Kermanshah

Kermanshah ©
Kermanshah, the capital of Kermanshah Province, is located 525km from Tehran in the western part of Iran. On the 17th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jummah Mosque, thenadmire the striking features of Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk, thenexplore the ancient world of Taq Bostan, and finally Head underground at Ghoori Ghaleh Cave.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kermanshah trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shush to Kermanshah takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Shush in July; daily highs in Kermanshah reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Kermanshah

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ghoori Ghaleh Cave
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Taq Bostan ©
Taq Bostan
Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk ©
Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk
Jummah Mosque ©
Jummah Mosque

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