47 days in Iran Itinerary

47 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tehran
Train:  2 h 15 min
1
Kashan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Isfahan
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Kerman
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h
4
Qeshm
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Shiraz
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Pasargad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Yazd
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
8
Mashhad
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Tabriz
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
10
Tehran
— 8 nights
End: Tehran

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kashan: Qom (Saadatmand Crafts (Qom Technique) & Fatima Masumeh Shrine). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Bagh-e Fin Garden, examine the collection at Abbasian House, get a taste of the local shopping with Bazaar of Kashan, and see Off-Road Tours.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kashan trip itinerary planning website.

Tehran to Kashan is an approximately 2.5- hour train ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Tehran in March, you will find days in Kashan are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

7
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Get out of town with these interesting Isfahan side-trips: Abyaneh Village (in Natanz) and Varzaneh Desert (in Varzaneh). The adventure continues: snap pictures at SioSe Pol Bridge, see the interesting displays at Isfahan Seashell Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, and explore the world behind art at Isfahan Music Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Isfahan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kashan to Isfahan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kashan in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Isfahan, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kerman.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Abyaneh Village, Varzaneh Desert
Highlights from your plan
Isfahan Music Museum ©
Isfahan Music Museum
SioSe Pol Bridge ©
SioSe Pol Bridge
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque ©
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

3
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. Get out of town with these interesting Kerman side-trips: Shahdad Kalouts (in Shahdad) and Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali (in Mahan). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Shazdeh Garden, contemplate the long history of Gonbad-e Jabaliye, get engrossed in the history at Harandi Museum, and don't miss a visit to Fathabad garden.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kerman trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Isfahan to Kerman by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March in Kerman, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Qeshm.

Things to do in Kerman

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lut Desert, Shahdad Kalouts, 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

3
nights
Qeshm

Qeshm ©
When in Qeshm, make a side trip to see Hormuz Island in Bandar Abbas, approximately Bandar Abbas away.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Qeshm road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kerman to Qeshm takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Kerman in March, expect nights in Qeshm to be much warmer, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Qeshm

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Stars, Hormuz Island
Highlights from your plan
Tangeh Chahkooh ©
Tangeh Chahkooh
Valley of Stars ©
Valley of Stars
Hormuz Island ©
Hormuz Island

5
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: appreciate the history behind Tomb of Hafez, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine, walk around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Shiraz trip tool.

Getting from Qeshm to Shiraz by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train. While traveling from Qeshm, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Shiraz, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Pasargad.

Things to do in Shiraz

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

2
nights
Pasargad

Pasargad ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Pasargad and then don't miss a visit to Persepolis. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Royal Road, then steep yourself in history at Tomb of Cyrus, then explore the ancient world of Nagsh-e Rostam, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Estakhr.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pasargad driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Shiraz to Pasargad takes 2 hours. In April in Pasargad, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yazd.

Things to do in Pasargad

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Persepolis, Estakhr
Highlights from your plan
Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Pasargad ©
Pasargad
Nagsh-e Rostam ©
Nagsh-e Rostam

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Yazd: Abarkuh (Bricked ice storage of AbarKuh & Cypress of Abarkuh), Sar Yazd Castle (in Saryazd) and Meybod (Pigeon Tower, Narein Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Zorastrian Towers of Silence, browse for treasures at Silk Road Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Old City, and examine the collection at Water Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Yazd online trip planner.

Drive from Pasargad to Yazd in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Yazd when traveling from Pasargad in April, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Meybod, Abarkuh, Sar Yazd Castle
Highlights from your plan
Zorastrian Towers of Silence ©
Zorastrian Towers of Silence
Jameh Mosque of Yazd ©
Jameh Mosque of Yazd
Dolat-Abad Garden ©
Dolat-Abad Garden

4
nights
Mashhad

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mashhad: Tomb of Ferdowsi (in Tus) and Mausoleum of Omar Khayyam (in Neyshabur). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Imam Reza Holy Shrine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kang Village, admire the striking features of Darougheh Historical House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goharshad Mosque.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mashhad driving holiday website.

Fly from Yazd to Mashhad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Yazd in April, expect Mashhad to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tabriz.

Things to do in Mashhad

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tomb of Ferdowsi, Mausoleum of Omar Khayyam
Highlights from your plan
Imam Reza Holy Shrine ©
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Harounieh ©
Harounieh
Goharshad Mosque ©
Goharshad Mosque

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Tabriz to Jolfa to see Namaz Khaneh Choopan about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Bazaar of Tabriz, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colorful Mountains of Tabriz, get engrossed in the history at Qajar Museum ( Amir Nezam House ), and examine the collection at Azerbaijan Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tabriz visit planning site.

You can fly from Mashhad to Tabriz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Mashhad in April, things will get a bit cooler in Tabriz: highs are around 22°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Tabriz

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Namaz Khaneh Choopan
Highlights from your plan
Kandovan
Kandovan
Bazaar of Tabriz ©
Bazaar of Tabriz
Colorful Mountains of Tabriz ©
Colorful Mountains of Tabriz

8
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.
Step out of Tehran to go to Qazvin and see Caravanserai of Sa'd al-Saltaneh, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Milad Tower, snap pictures at Tabiat Bridge, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take a stroll through Darband.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tehran day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tabriz to Tehran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tabriz in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Tehran: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Damavand Mountain, Caravanserai of Sa'd al-Saltaneh
Highlights from your plan
Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower
The National Jewelry Treasury ©
The National Jewelry Treasury

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