15 days in Iran Itinerary

15 days in Iran Itinerary

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15 days in Iran Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Isfahan
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Shiraz
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Yazd
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Tehran
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Belgrade

2
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Appreciate the collections at Vank Cathedral and Fotowat Miniaturist. Get a sense of the local culture at Naqshe Jahan Square(Shah Square) and Isfahan Music Museum. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, pause for some serene contemplation at Bedkhem Church, explore the historical opulence of Chehel Sotoun, and examine the collection at Ali Gholi Agha Historical Bath.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Isfahan route planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Isfahan is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Belgrade to Isfahan, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Belgrade in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Isfahan, with highs around 13°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Bedkhem Church ©
Bedkhem Church
Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) ©
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah)

4
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Let the collections at Afif-Abad Garden and Meshkinfam Art Museum capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nagsh-e Rostam and Qavam House. When in Shiraz, make a side trip to see Persepolis in Persepolis, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Qalat Village, appreciate the history behind Tomb of Hafez, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, and take in the exciting artwork at Haan art shop.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Shiraz trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Isfahan to Shiraz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, Shiraz is a bit warmer than Isfahan - with highs of 17°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Persepolis
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Qalat Village ©
Qalat Village
Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Zinat ol Molk House ©
Zinat ol Molk House

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 get to explore Yazd Art House and Water Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Sar Yazd Castle and Narein Castle. Step out of Yazd to go to Kharanaq and see Kharanaq, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Kharanagh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zoroastrian Fire Temple, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yazd trip tool .

You can fly from Shiraz to Yazd in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Yazd can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sar Yazd Castle, Narein Castle
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Sar Yazd Castle ©
Sar Yazd Castle
Kharanagh ©
Kharanagh

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Golestan Palace and National Museum of Iran. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran and Negarestan Garden. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The National Jewelry Treasury, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, take a stroll through Darband, and see the interesting displays at Moghadam Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tehran trip builder site .

Getting from Yazd to Tehran by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Yazd in January, you will find days in Tehran are little chillier (11°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran ©
Moghadam Museum ©
Moghadam Museum

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