14 days in Middle East Itinerary

14 days in Middle East Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iran holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Tehran
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Kashan
— 1 night
Drive
3
Natanz
— 1 day
Drive
4
Isfahan
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Nain
— 1 night
Drive
6
Meybod
— 1 day
Drive
7
Yazd
— 3 nights
Drive
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Shiraz
— 2 nights
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Tehran

— 2 nights

Teh

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've added The National Jewelry Treasury, Negarestan Garden, Sadabaad Palace, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Carpet Museum of Iran, contemplate the long history of US Den of Espionage, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, then enjoy breathtaking views from Milad Tower, and finally snap pictures at Tabiat Bridge. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Iran, explore the world behind art at Negarestan Garden, see the interesting displays at The National Jewelry Treasury, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emamzadeh Saleh, and finally see the interesting displays at Sadabaad Palace.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tehran attractions planning app.

Mumbai, India to Tehran is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Tehran, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in November; daily highs in Tehran reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kashan.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums · Historic Sites

Kashan

— 1 night
A jewel of desert architecture halfway between Tehran and Esfahan, Kashan has somehow remained one of Iran's best-kept tourism secrets.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, Agha Bozorg Mosque and Underground City Of Nooshabad. On the 11th (Wed), make a trip to Underground City Of Nooshabad, admire the natural beauty at Bagh-e Fin Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agha Bozorg Mosque, then admire the striking features of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, and finally steep yourself in history at Tabatabei House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kashan trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Tehran to Kashan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, daytime highs in Kashan are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for Natanz.

Things to do in Kashan

Historic Sites · Parks

Natanz

— 1 day
Natanz is a city in and the capital of Natanz County, Isfahan Province, Iran. Your day by day itinerary now includes Sheikh Abdolsamad Mosque as well as Old Natanz Mehdi Tavasolian's Museum. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Abyaneh Village, then see the interesting displays at Old Natanz Mehdi Tavasolian's Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Abdolsamad Mosque, and finally look for gifts at Natanz Ebadi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Natanz road trip planner.

You can drive from Kashan to Natanz in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Natanz

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Isfahan

— 3 nights

Half of the World

A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Atashgah - Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Isfahan Seashell Museum and Fotowat Miniaturist. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Isfahan Music Museum, step into the grandiose world of Ali Qapu Palace, then see the interesting displays at Vank Cathedral, then view the masterpieces at Fotowat Miniaturist, and finally take in the views from SioSe Pol Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Isfahan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Natanz to Isfahan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Natanz in November, Isfahan is slightly colder at night with lows of 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Nain.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Nain

— 1 night
Nain is a city in and the capital of Nain County, Isfahan Province, Iran. Your day by day itinerary now includes Underground manmade caves, Pirnia Traditional House and Ethnology Museum and Narenj Castle. On the 15th (Sun), examine the collection at Pirnia Traditional House and Ethnology Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Narenj Castle, then admire the striking features of Fatemi House, and finally make a trip to Underground manmade caves.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nain vacation planner.

You can drive from Isfahan to Nain in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Meybod.

Things to do in Nain

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Meybod

— 1 day
Meybod is a city in and capital of Meybod County, Yazd Province, Iran. Meybod's Shah Abbasi Caravanserai has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), admire the striking features of Meybod's Shah Abbasi Caravanserai, then explore the historical opulence of Narein Castle, then make a trip to Pigeon Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Yakhchals.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Meybod sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Nain to Meybod takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Meybod sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yazd.

Things to do in Meybod

Historic Sites

Yazd

— 3 nights

City of Windcatchers

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.
On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Zoroastrian Fire Temple, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture, then stop by Oasis Gallery, then examine the collection at Water Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old City.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yazd trip planner.

Drive from Meybod to Yazd in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shiraz.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Shiraz

— 2 nights

City of Poets

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Persepolis and Arg-e Karimkhan. Visit Vakil Bazaar and Nasir al-Mulk Mosque for their historical value. Step out of Shiraz with an excursion to Nagsh-e Rostam in Persepolis--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vakil Mosque, see the interesting displays at Afif-Abad Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Haan Art Shop, and explore the ancient world of Vakil Bath.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Shiraz tour planner.

Drive from Yazd to Shiraz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November in Shiraz, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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