27 days in Iran Itinerary

27 days in Iran Itinerary

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27 days in Iran Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Isfahan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kashan
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Mashhad
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Kerman
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h
5
Qeshm
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
6
Shiraz
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Pasargad
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Yazd
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
9
Tehran
— 5 nights
Subway + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

4
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Isfahan is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, admire the striking features of Chehel Sotoun, and snap pictures at Khaju Bridge.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Isfahan trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Isfahan is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to Isfahan. While traveling from Stockholm, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Isfahan, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kashan.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
SioSe Pol Bridge ©
SioSe Pol Bridge
Khaju Bridge ©
Khaju Bridge

4
nights
Kashan

A jewel of desert architecture halfway between Tehran and Esfahan, Kashan has somehow remained one of Iran's best-kept tourism secrets.
Go for a jaunt from Kashan to Qom to see Fatima Masumeh Shrine about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Bagh-e Fin Garden, don't miss a visit to Borujerdi House, explore the fascinating landscape at Maranjab Desert and salt lake, and hunt for treasures at Bazaar of Kashan.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kashan trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Isfahan to Kashan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Isfahan in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kashan, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Kashan

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Fatima Masumeh Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Tabatabei House ©
Tabatabei House

2
nights
Mashhad

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
On the 11th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Darougheh Historical House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goharshad Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, and finally see the interesting displays at Mahdi Gholi Beyk historical bath. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb, engage your brain at Professor Bazima Science Park, and then take in the pleasant sights at Kooh Sangi Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mashhad attractions planner.

Fly from Kashan to Mashhad in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kashan in March, with highs in Mashhad at 18°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Kerman.

Things to do in Mashhad

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Imam Reza Holy Shrine ©
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Goharshad Mosque ©
Goharshad Mosque
Darougheh Historical House ©
Darougheh Historical House

2
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire nature's extreme beauty at Lut Desert, then admire the natural beauty at Shazdeh Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Gonbad-e Jabaliye, then examine the collection at Harandi Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vakil Bazaar.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kerman online day trip planner.

Fly from Mashhad to Kerman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mashhad in March, you will find days in Kerman are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Qeshm.

Things to do in Kerman

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali, Lut Desert
Highlights from your plan
Harandi Museum ©
Harandi Museum
Shazdeh Garden ©
Shazdeh Garden
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali ©
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali

1
night
Qeshm

Qeshm ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Hengam Island, take in breathtaking views at Tangeh Chahkooh, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Paradise Art Gallery.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Qeshm trip builder.

Fly from Kerman to Qeshm in 2 hours. When traveling from Kerman in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Qeshm, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Qeshm

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tangeh Chahkooh ©
Tangeh Chahkooh
Hengam Island ©
Hengam Island
Paradise Art Gallery ©
Paradise Art Gallery

4
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Change things up with these side-trips from Shiraz: Persepolis (Persepolis & Nagsh-e Rostam). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, contemplate the long history of Qavam House, make a trip to Qur'an Gate, and walk around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Shiraz trip planner.

You can fly from Qeshm to Shiraz in 2 hours. Traveling from Qeshm in March, expect nights in Shiraz to be cooler, around 6°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pasargad.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Persepolis
Highlights from your plan
Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Tomb of Hafez ©
Tomb of Hafez

1
night
Pasargad

Pasargad ©
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Tomb of Cyrus, then explore the ancient world of Pasargad, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Road.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pasargad trip planner.

You can drive from Shiraz to Pasargad in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Pasargad can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yazd.

Things to do in Pasargad

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pasargad ©
Pasargad
Tomb of Cyrus ©
Tomb of Cyrus

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yazd: Meybod (Narein Castle, Pigeon Tower, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Zorastrian Towers of Silence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Yazd, admire the natural beauty at Dolat-Abad Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Old City.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yazd road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Pasargad to Yazd in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Pasargad in March, Yazd is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Meybod
Highlights from your plan
Zorastrian Towers of Silence ©
Zorastrian Towers of Silence
Old City ©
Old City
Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Zoroastrian Fire Temple

5
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, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the views from Tabiat Bridge, and enjoy breathtaking views from Milad Tower.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tehran trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yazd to Tehran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Yazd in March, you will find days in Tehran are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

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

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