33 days in Iran Itinerary

33 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Antalya
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Tehran
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Hamadan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Kashan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Isfahan
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Kerman
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
6
Mashhad
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Yazd
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Pasargad
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Shiraz
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Antalya

5
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: take in the awesome beauty at Damavand Mountain, get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Iran, and examine the collection at The National Jewelry Treasury.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Tehran attractions app.

Antalya, Turkey to Tehran is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Antalya to Tehran. In July in Tehran, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hamadan.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Damavand Mountain
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Damavand Mountain ©
Damavand Mountain
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower

2
nights
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 20th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Hegmataneh Hill, thenHead underground at Ali Sadr Cave, and then make a trip to Mausoleum of Baba Taher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, steep yourself in history at Ibn-e Sina Tomb, thencontemplate the long history of Ganjnameh Inscriptions, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Alvand.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hamadan trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Tehran to Hamadan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tehran in July since evenings lows in Hamadan dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Kashan.

Things to do in Hamadan

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
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Ganjnameh Inscriptions ©
Ganjnameh Inscriptions
Ali Sadr Cave ©
Ali Sadr Cave
Hegmataneh Hill ©
Hegmataneh Hill

4
nights
Kashan

A jewel of desert architecture halfway between Tehran and Esfahan, Kashan has somehow remained one of Iran's best-kept tourism secrets.
Get out of town with these interesting Kashan side-trips: Qom (Fatima Masumeh Shrine & Walking tours). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Bagh-e Fin Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bazaar of Kashan, make a trip to Borujerdi House, and steep yourself in history at Tabatabei House.

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You can drive from Hamadan to Kashan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Hamadan in July, things will get a bit warmer in Kashan: highs are around 48°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Qom, Mohammed Helal Shrine
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Off-Road Tours
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Borujerdi House ©
Borujerdi House

4
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, take in the views from Khaju Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and explore the galleries of Vank Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Isfahan holiday maker.

You can drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, Isfahan is little chillier than Kashan - with highs of 44°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) 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
Khaju Bridge ©
Khaju Bridge
SioSe Pol Bridge ©
SioSe Pol Bridge

3
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kerman: Shahdad (Qajar Twin Water Mill, Shahdad Kalouts, &more) and Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali (in Mahan). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Shazdeh Garden, make a trip to Fathabad garden, explore the fascinating landscape at Lut Desert, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jameh Mosque of Kerman.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Kerman trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Isfahan to Kerman in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Kerman

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shahdad, Lut Desert, Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:
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Shahdad Kalouts ©
Shahdad Kalouts
Shazdeh Garden ©
Shazdeh Garden
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali ©
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali

4
nights
Mashhad

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
Explore Mashhad's surroundings by going to Tus (Harooniyeh & Tomb of Ferdowsi) and Neyshabur (Mausoleum of Omar Khayyam & Wooden Mosque). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, make a splash at Water Waves Land, get engrossed in the history at Khorasan Great Museum, and go for a walk through Kooh Sangi Park.

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You can fly from Kerman to Mashhad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kerman in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mashhad, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Mashhad

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tus, Neyshabur
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Imam Reza Holy Shrine ©
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Goharshad Mosque ©
Goharshad Mosque
Harooniyeh ©
Harooniyeh

4
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.
Yazd is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Yazd, delve into the distant past at Zorastrian Towers of Silence, look for gifts at Oasis Gallery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Shirkooh Mountain.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yazd tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mashhad to Yazd takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Yazd is a bit warmer than Mashhad - with highs of 43°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pasargad.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Zoroastrian Fire Temple
Jameh Mosque of Yazd ©
Jameh Mosque of Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Complex ©
Amir Chakhmaq Complex

2
nights
Pasargad

Pasargad ©
On the 10th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Royal Road, explore the ancient world of Pasargad, and then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Cyrus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Naqsh-e Rajab and then don't miss a visit to Persepolis.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pasargad road trip website.

You can drive from Yazd to Pasargad in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Yazd in August, Pasargad is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shiraz.

Things to do in Pasargad

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Shiraz is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, admire the striking features of Arg-e Karimkhan, hunt for treasures at Vakil Bazaar, and appreciate the history behind Tomb of Saadi.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Shiraz trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Pasargad to Shiraz in 2 hours. In August in Shiraz, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:
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Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Tomb of Hafez ©
Tomb of Hafez
Eram Garden (Baq e Eram) ©
Eram Garden (Baq e Eram)

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