33 days in Iran Itinerary

33 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tehran
— 5 nights
2
Hamadan
— 2 nights
3
Kashan
— 4 nights
4
Isfahan
— 4 nights
5
Kerman
— 3 nights
6
Mashhad
— 4 nights
7
Yazd
— 4 nights
8
Pasargad
— 2 nights
9
Shiraz
— 4 nights

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: take in the awesome beauty at Damavand Mountain, get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Iran, and examine the collection at The National Jewelry Treasury.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Tehran attractions app.

Antalya, Turkey to Tehran is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Antalya to Tehran. In July in Tehran, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hamadan.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Damavand Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Damavand Mountain ©
Damavand Mountain
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower

2
nights
Hamadan

Hamadan ©
Hamadan has served as a summer getaway since the Sasanian Empire ruled this part of the world nearly 2,000 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Hegmataneh Hill, thenHead underground at Ali Sadr Cave, and then make a trip to Mausoleum of Baba Taher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, steep yourself in history at Ibn-e Sina Tomb, thencontemplate the long history of Ganjnameh Inscriptions, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Alvand.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hamadan trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Tehran to Hamadan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tehran in July since evenings lows in Hamadan dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Kashan.

Things to do in Hamadan

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ganjnameh Inscriptions ©
Ganjnameh Inscriptions
Ali Sadr Cave ©
Ali Sadr Cave
Hegmataneh Hill ©
Hegmataneh Hill

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kashan side-trips: Qom (Fatima Masumeh Shrine & Walking tours). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Bagh-e Fin Garden, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bazaar of Kashan, make a trip to Borujerdi House, and steep yourself in history at Tabatabei House.

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You can drive from Hamadan to Kashan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Hamadan in July, things will get a bit warmer in Kashan: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Qom, Mohammed Helal Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Borujerdi House ©
Borujerdi House

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: make a trip to Naqsh-e Jahan Square, take in the views from Khaju Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and explore the galleries of Vank Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Isfahan holiday maker.

You can drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, Isfahan is little chillier than Kashan - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kerman.

Things to do in Isfahan

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

3
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kerman: Shahdad (Qajar Twin Water Mill, Shahdad Kalouts, &more) and Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali (in Mahan). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Shazdeh Garden, make a trip to Fathabad garden, explore the fascinating landscape at Lut Desert, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jameh Mosque of Kerman.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Kerman trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Isfahan to Kerman in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Kerman

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Mashhad

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
Explore Mashhad's surroundings by going to Neyshabur (Mausoleum of Omar Khayyam & Wooden Mosque) and Tus (Harooniyeh & Tomb of Ferdowsi). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, make a splash at Water Waves Land, get engrossed in the history at Khorasan Great Museum, and go for a walk through Kooh Sangi Park.

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You can fly from Kerman to Mashhad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kerman in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mashhad, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Mashhad

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Neyshabur, Tus
Highlights from your plan
Imam Reza Holy Shrine ©
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Goharshad Mosque ©
Goharshad Mosque
Harooniyeh ©
Harooniyeh

4
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.
Yazd is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Yazd, take in the awesome beauty at Shirkooh Mountain, look for gifts at Oasis Gallery, and explore the ancient world of Zorastrian Towers of Silence.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yazd tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mashhad to Yazd takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Yazd is a bit warmer than Mashhad - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pasargad.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Zoroastrian Fire Temple
Jameh Mosque of Yazd ©
Jameh Mosque of Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Complex ©
Amir Chakhmaq Complex

2
nights
Pasargad

Pasargad ©
On the 10th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Royal Road, explore the ancient world of Pasargad, and then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Cyrus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Naqsh-e Rajab and then don't miss a visit to Persepolis.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pasargad road trip website.

You can drive from Yazd to Pasargad in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Yazd in August, Pasargad is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shiraz.

Things to do in Pasargad

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Persepolis
Highlights from your plan
Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Pasargad ©
Pasargad
Tomb of Cyrus ©
Tomb of Cyrus

4
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Shiraz is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, admire the striking features of Arg-e Karimkhan, hunt for treasures at Vakil Bazaar, and appreciate the history behind Tomb of Saadi.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Shiraz trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Pasargad to Shiraz in 2 hours. In August in Shiraz, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Tomb of Hafez ©
Tomb of Hafez
Eram Garden (Baq e Eram) ©
Eram Garden (Baq e Eram)

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