16 days in Iran Itinerary

16 days in Iran Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iran tour planner

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Kermanshah
— 1 night
Fly
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Kazerun
— 1 night
Drive
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Shiraz
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Yazd
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Nain
— 1 night
Drive
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Isfahan
— 4 nights
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Kermanshah

— 1 night
Kermanshah, the capital of Kermanshah Province, is located 525km from Tehran in the western part of Iran. On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Emad O Dolah Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shafei Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk, and finally make a trip to Taq Bostan.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kermanshah route maker app.

Tallinn, Estonia to Kermanshah is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Iran Standard Time (IRST), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Tallinn in November, you will find days in Kermanshah are somewhat warmer (11°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Kazerun.

Things to do in Kermanshah

Historic Sites

Kazerun

— 1 night
Kazeroon is a city in and the capital of Kazeroon County, Fars Province, Iran. On the 3rd (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Tang Chogan and then delve into the distant past at Bishapur.

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Traveling by flight from Kermanshah to Kazerun takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, Kazerun is somewhat warmer than Kermanshah - with highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Shiraz.

Things to do in Kazerun

Historic Sites
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Shiraz

— 5 nights

City of Poets

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zinat ol Molk House and Estakhr. Persepolis and Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Shiraz: Pasargad (Pasargad & Tomb of Cyrus). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, stroll around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Saadi, and contemplate the long history of Ka'ba-ye Zartosht.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shiraz trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kazerun to Shiraz takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Yazd.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Get some historical perspective at Narein Castle and Old City. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kharanagh and Sar Yazd Castle. Take a break from Yazd with a short trip to Yakhchals in Meybod, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Zorastrian Towers of Silence, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Silk Road Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zoroastrian Fire Temple, and see the interesting displays at Water Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yazd online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Shiraz to Yazd in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Yazd are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Nain.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Nain

— 1 night
Nain is a city in and the capital of Nain County, Isfahan Province, Iran. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Fortress of Mohammadieh, don't miss a visit to Rigareh Underground Water Mill, see the interesting displays at Pirnia Traditional House and Ethnology Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jame' Mosque of Na'in, then explore the historical opulence of Narenj Castle, and finally make a trip to Mosallah Edifice.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nain trip planner.

You can drive from Yazd to Nain in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Nain

Historic Sites · Museums

Isfahan

— 4 nights

Half of the World

A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Step off the beaten path and head to Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) and Bedkhem Church. Visit Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and Ali Qapu Palace for their historical value. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Naqsh-e Jahan Square, see the interesting displays at Vank Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Chehel Sotoun, and admire the masterpieces at Isfahan Music Museum.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Isfahan online route planner.

Getting from Nain to Isfahan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Isfahan can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites · Museums

Iran travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Ruins · Specialty Museums
Known as Persia for most of its long history, Iran once represented a mighty empire that encompassed everything from modern Turkey in the west to India in the east. Today, visitors on a tour of Iran discover a country of numerous ethnic groups and a culture revealing traces of Arab, Greek, Mongol, and Turkish influences. Sightseeing in Iran allows you to follow in the ancient footsteps of a former world power, nowhere more apparent than at Persepolis, an old Persian capital established long before the birth of Christ and burned down by Alexander of Macedonia. Other highlights on an Iranian itinerary may include visits to cozy teahouses, busy open-air markets, vast deserts dotted with otherworldly oases, and rugged mountains presiding over plains, forests, and meandering rivers.