22 days in Iran Itinerary

22 days in Iran Itinerary

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22 days in Iran Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Tabriz
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
2
Fuman
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  2 h
3
Shiraz
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Kish Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Qeshm
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
6
Bam
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
7
Yazd
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
8
Kashan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Isfahan
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Tabriz

Tabriz ©
The historic city of Tabriz has come to be seen as a summer resort destination, on account of its temperate summers and interesting, attractive city center.
Azerbaijan Museum and Pottery Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bazaar of Tabriz and Qajar Museum ( Amir Nezam House ). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kabood (Goey) Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Iron Age Museum, stroll through Khaqani Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Eynali Mount.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tabriz visit planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tabriz is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Tabriz, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in April: highs in Tabriz hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fuman.

Things to do in Tabriz

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Goey Mosque ©
Goey Mosque
Azerbaijan Museum ©
Azerbaijan Museum
Qajar Museum ( Amir Nezam House ) ©
Qajar Museum ( Amir Nezam House )

1
night
Fuman

Fuman ©
On the 25th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Masouleh Village, step into the grandiose world of Rudkhan Castle, and then learn more about the world around you at Gilan rural heritage museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shahrdari Square and then take a memorable drive along Khalkal - Asalem Road.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fuman road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tabriz to Fuman takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Tabriz in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Fuman, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Fuman

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trips

Rasht, Masouleh Village, Khalkal - Asalem Road
Highlights from your plan
Rudkhan Castle ©
Rudkhan Castle
Gilan rural heritage museum ©
Gilan rural heritage museum
Masouleh Village ©
Masouleh Village

3
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Appreciate the collections at Afif-Abad Garden and Haan art shop. Your inner history buff will appreciate Qavam House and Zinat ol Molk House. Change things up with these side-trips from Shiraz: Naqsh-e-Rostam (in Marvdasht) and Nagsh-e Rostam (in Persepolis). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vakil Mosque, appreciate the history behind Saadi Statue, see the interesting displays at Meshkinfam Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Shiraz trip itinerary site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Fuman to Shiraz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Fuman in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Shiraz: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kish Island.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Nagsh-e Rostam
Highlights from your plan
Qalat Village ©
Qalat Village
Zinat ol Molk House ©
Zinat ol Molk House
Afif-Abad Garden ©
Afif-Abad Garden

2
nights
Kish Island

Filled with beach resorts and glittering coastal vistas, Kish Island offers a more laid-back side to life in Iran.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kish Dolphin Park and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a splash at Ocean Water Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kish Island trip planner .

Getting from Shiraz to Kish Island by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Shiraz in April: highs in Kish Island hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Qeshm.

Things to do in Kish Island

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kish Dolphin Park ©
Kish Dolphin Park
Ocean Water Park ©
Ocean Water Park

2
nights
Qeshm

Qeshm ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Tangeh Chahkooh, then explore the galleries of Paradise Art Gallery, and then step off the mainland to explore Hengam Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Portuguese Castle, then head off the coast to Naz, and then admire the verdant scenery at Stars Valley.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Qeshm road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Kish Island to Qeshm takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Qeshm are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Bam.

Things to do in Qeshm

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Stars
Highlights from your plan
Tangeh Chahkooh ©
Tangeh Chahkooh
Valley of Stars ©
Valley of Stars
Hengam Island ©
Hengam Island

1
night
Bam

Bam ©
Bam is a city in and the capital of Bam County, Kerman Province, Iran. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Arg-e Bam.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bam day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Qeshm to Bam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Qeshm in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bam, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Yazd.

Things to do in Bam

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arg-e Bam ©
Arg-e Bam

2
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.
Visit Sar Yazd Castle and Jame Mosque of Yazd for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Kharanagh and Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture. Get out of town with these interesting Yazd side-trips: Meybod (Narein Castle & Shah Abbasi Caravanserai) and Kharanaq (in Kharanaq). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Yazd Art House, look for gifts at Oasis Gallery, enjoy some diversion at Saheb A Zaman Zurkhaneh, and browse for treasures at Silk Road Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yazd trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bam to Yazd by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Bam in May, things will get a bit cooler in Yazd: highs are around 39°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kashan.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Meybod, Sar Yazd Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kharanagh ©
Kharanagh
Sar Yazd Castle ©
Sar Yazd Castle

2
nights
Kashan

Kashan ©
A jewel of desert architecture halfway between Tehran and Esfahan, Kashan has somehow remained one of Iran's best-kept tourism secrets.
On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Abbasian House, then contemplate the long history of Tabatabei House, then examine the collection at Puppet and Toy Museum of Iran, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Maranjab Desert. On your second day here, make a trip to Borujerdi House, admire the striking features of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, admire the striking features of Ameriha House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agha Bozorg Mosque, then stop by Zhee Showroom, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Shahzadeh-ye Ibrahim.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kashan trip maker website .

Traveling by train from Yazd to Kashan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Kashan are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Agha Bozorg Mosque ©
Agha Bozorg Mosque
Puppet & Toy Museum ©
Puppet & Toy Museum
Maranjab Desert and salt lake ©
Maranjab Desert and salt lake

3
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Get some cultural insight at Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) and Bedkhem Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hasht Behesht Palace and Hakim Mosque. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ali Mosque Minaret, look for gifts at Bazaar of Isfahan, see the interesting displays at Ali Gholi Agha Historical Bath, and have fun at Mount Sofeh.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Isfahan trip builder tool .

You can drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Kashan in May, expect Isfahan to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) ©
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah)
Bedkhem Church ©
Bedkhem Church
Hakim Mosque ©
Hakim Mosque

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