15 days in Tehran, Golestan Province & Rasht Itinerary

15 days in Tehran, Golestan Province & Rasht Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iran trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Tehran
— 7 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
2
Gorgan
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Rasht
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Tehran
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Doha

7
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: get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, examine the collection at The National Jewelry Treasury, take in panoramic vistas at Azadi Tower, and hunt for treasures at Tehran Bazaar.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tehran road trip site.

Doha, Qatar to Tehran is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Iran Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Doha in June, things will get little chillier in Tehran: highs are around 41°C and lows about 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Gorgan.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower
The National Jewelry Treasury ©
The National Jewelry Treasury

2
nights
Gorgan

Gorgan ©
Gorgan NameThe Modern Persian word Gorgān () is derived from Middle Persian Gurgān, itself from Old Persian Varkāna, the Achaemenid satrapy southeast of Caspian Sea (encompassed all of the present day Golestan Province, as well as some eastern parts of the Mazandaran province, and some southern parts of the modern-day Turkmenistan), which is reflected in Greek sources as Hyrcania, Hyrcani or Hyrcana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gorgan: Abr Forest (in Abr) and Bayazid Bastami Tomb (in Bastam). There's still lots to do: get outside with Naahar Khoran, examine the collection at Gorgan museum, admire the sheer force of Kaboudwal Waterfall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alangdareh Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gorgan trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Tehran to Gorgan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. June in Gorgan sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Rasht.

Things to do in Gorgan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Abr Forest, Bayazid Bastami Tomb
Highlights from your plan
Alangdareh Park ©
Alangdareh Park
Kaboudwal Waterfall ©
Kaboudwal Waterfall
Bayazid Bastami Tomb ©
Bayazid Bastami Tomb

3
nights
Rasht

Rasht ©
Rasht is the capital city of Gilan Province, Iran. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rasht: Rudkhan Castle (in Fuman), Anzali Lagoon (in Bandar-e Anzali) and Masouleh Village (in Masuleh). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Rasht Bazaar, learn more about the world around you at Gilan rural heritage museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Saqalaksar Lake.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rasht trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Gorgan to Rasht takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. While traveling from Gorgan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rasht, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Rasht

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rudkhan Castle, Anzali Lagoon, Masouleh Village
Highlights from your plan
Saqalaksar Lake ©
Saqalaksar Lake
Masouleh Village ©
Masouleh Village
Rudkhan Castle ©
Rudkhan Castle

1
night
Tehran

Tehran
On the 15th (Mon), stroll around Ab-o-Atash Park and then make a trip to Jamshidieh Stone Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tehran trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Rasht to Tehran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Rasht in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tehran, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jamshidieh Stone Garden
Jamshidieh Stone Garden
Ab-o-Atash Park ©
Ab-o-Atash Park

Similar Plans

56 days in Tehran & Toronto BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Iran BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 30 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 38 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM EGYPT October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Tehran BY A USER FROM IRAN April, culture, outdoors, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Tehran BY A USER FROM IRAN May, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Tehran BY A USER FROM IRAN March, kids, popular sights Preferences: March, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Tehran BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Tehran BY A USER FROM IRAN April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Tehran BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Tehran BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Tehran & Milan BY A USER FROM IRAN February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans