22 days in Iran Itinerary

22 days in Iran Itinerary

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Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Tehran
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Isfahan
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Kerman
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Qeshm
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Yazd
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Pasargad
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Shiraz
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Ljubljana

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sadabaad Palace and Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art. You'll explore and learn at Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran and The Post & Communications Museum. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Milad Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emamzadeh Saleh, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Iran.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Tehran trip builder app.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Tehran is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Iran Standard Time, which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, things will get a bit warmer in Tehran: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Isfahan.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran ©
Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran
Sadabaad Palace ©
Sadabaad Palace
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art ©
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

3
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah). Get some cultural insight at Bedkhem Church and Fallahi Miniaturist. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Chehel Sotoun, see the interesting displays at Vank Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and take in the views from Khaju Bridge.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Isfahan trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Tehran to Isfahan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Tehran in May since evenings lows in Isfahan dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kerman.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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

4
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. Visit Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali and Rayen Castle for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Harandi Museum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Gonbad-e Jabaliye, see Off-Road Tours, admire the natural beauty at Shazdeh Garden, and make a trip to Jameh Mosque of Kerman.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kerman vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Isfahan to Kerman takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Qeshm.

Things to do in Kerman

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lut Desert, Rayen Castle, Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali
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Rayen Castle ©
Rayen Castle
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali ©
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali
Gonbad-e Jabaliye ©
Gonbad-e Jabaliye

2
nights
Qeshm

Qeshm ©
On the 1st (Tue), head off the coast to Hengam Island, take in breathtaking views at Tangeh Chahkooh, and then take in the exciting artwork at Paradise Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Mangrove Forests of Qeshm, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Valley of Stars, and then step off the mainland to explore Naz.

To find out how to plan a trip to Qeshm, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Kerman to Qeshm in 8 hours. Traveling from Kerman in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Qeshm, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Qeshm

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Stars
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Tangeh Chahkooh ©
Tangeh Chahkooh
Valley of Stars ©
Valley of Stars
Mangrove Forests of Qeshm ©
Mangrove Forests of Qeshm

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture and Water Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Narein Castle and Off-Road Tours. Take a break from Yazd with a short trip to Sar Yazd Castle in Saryazd, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Kharanagh, make a trip to Jameh Mosque of Yazd, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zoroastrian Fire Temple, and get to know the fascinating history of Old City.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yazd day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Qeshm to Yazd takes 8 hours. Traveling from Qeshm in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Yazd, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pasargad.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Pasargad

Pasargad ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Nagsh-e Rostam and then make a trip to Persepolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Road, thenexplore the ancient world of Pasargad, and then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Cyrus.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pasargad trip app.

Drive from Yazd to Pasargad in 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Yazd in June since evenings lows in Pasargad dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shiraz.

Things to do in Pasargad

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Persepolis
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Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Tomb of Cyrus ©
Tomb of Cyrus
Pasargad ©
Pasargad

4
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Visit Vakil Mosque and Qavam House for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bishapur and Teymour inscription. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Afif-Abad Garden, explore the historical opulence of Arg-e Karimkhan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, and contemplate the long history of Bibi Dokhtaran Mausoleum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Shiraz road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pasargad to Shiraz takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Kazerun
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Bishapur ©
Bishapur
Vakil Mosque ©
Vakil Mosque
Qavam House ©
Qavam House

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