58 days in Iran Itinerary

58 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Isfahan
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kashan
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Hamadan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kermanshah
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Tabriz
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
6
Tehran
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Yazd
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Pasargad
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Shiraz
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
10
Kerman
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Shahdad
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
12
Mashhad
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
13
Qeshm
— 5 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney

6
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Venture out of the city with trips to Varzaneh (Varzaneh Desert & Ghoortan Citadel). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, snap pictures at Khaju Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, and examine the collection at Isfahan Music Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Isfahan trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Isfahan is an approximately 20- hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Isfahan, you'll gain 6.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in April since evenings lows in Isfahan dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kashan.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Varzaneh
Highlights from your plan
Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Khaju Bridge ©
Khaju Bridge
SioSe Pol Bridge ©
SioSe Pol Bridge

5
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 (Bagh-e Gonbad-e Sabz, Fatima Masumeh Shrine, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Bagh-e Fin Garden, head outdoors with Dashte Kavir-Salt Desert National Park, make a trip to Borujerdi House, and hunt for treasures at Bazaar of Kashan.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kashan trip planner.

Drive from Isfahan to Kashan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kashan when traveling from Isfahan in April, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hamadan.

Things to do in Kashan

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Qom
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse ©
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

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.
On the 16th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Hegmataneh Hill, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ali Sadr Cave, and then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Baba Taher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, then steep yourself in history at Ganjnameh Inscriptions, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alvand, and finally steep yourself in history at Ibn-e Sina Tomb.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hamadan online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kashan to Hamadan in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kashan in April, with highs in Hamadan at 21°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kermanshah.

Things to do in Hamadan

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ganjnameh Inscriptions ©
Ganjnameh Inscriptions
Ali Sadr Cave ©
Ali Sadr Cave
Ibn-e Sina Tomb ©
Ibn-e Sina Tomb

3
nights
Kermanshah

Kermanshah ©
Kermanshah, the capital of Kermanshah Province, is located 525km from Tehran in the western part of Iran. Go for a jaunt from Kermanshah to Kuhdasht to see Shirz Canyon about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Taq Bostan, walk around Kuhestan Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Ghoori Ghaleh Cave, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kermanshah trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Hamadan to Kermanshah takes 3 hours. While traveling from Hamadan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kermanshah, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Tabriz.

Things to do in Kermanshah

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Province of Kermanshah, Shirz Canyon, Ghoori Ghaleh Cave
Highlights from your plan
Taq Bostan ©
Taq Bostan
Bisotun World Heritage Site ©
Bisotun World Heritage Site
Shirz Canyon ©
Shirz Canyon

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.
Tabriz is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kandovan, get engrossed in the history at Azerbaijan Museum, stroll around Shahgoli Park, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tabriz tour itinerary builder.

Fly from Kermanshah to Tabriz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Kermanshah, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tabriz, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Tabriz

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Azerbaijan Museum ©
Azerbaijan Museum
Kandovan
Kandovan
Bazaar of Tabriz ©
Bazaar of Tabriz

7
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 an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace, snap pictures at Tabiat Bridge, see the interesting displays at The National Jewelry Treasury, and hunt for treasures at Tehran Bazaar.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tehran trip builder site.

Getting from Tabriz to Tehran by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, Tehran is somewhat warmer than Tabriz - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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: Sar Yazd Castle (in Saryazd) and Narein Castle (in Meybod). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zoroastrian Fire Temple, explore the ancient world of Zorastrian Towers of Silence, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yazd journey app.

You can fly from Tehran to Yazd in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Tehran in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Yazd, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Pasargad.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Sar Yazd Castle, Narein Castle
Highlights from your plan
Zorastrian Towers of Silence ©
Zorastrian Towers of Silence
Old City ©
Old City
Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Zoroastrian Fire Temple

2
nights
Pasargad

Pasargad ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Royal Road, then 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 9th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Nagsh-e Rostam and then make a trip to Persepolis.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pasargad trip planner.

You can drive from Yazd to Pasargad in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Yazd in May since evenings lows in Pasargad dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Shiraz.

Things to do in Pasargad

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, appreciate the history behind Tomb of Saadi, walk around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), and contemplate the long history of Vakil Bazaar.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Shiraz driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Pasargad to Shiraz in 2 hours. In May in Shiraz, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Kerman.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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)

5
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. Explore Kerman's surroundings by going to Rageh Canyon (in Rafsanjan), Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali (in Mahan) and Rayen Castle (in Rayen). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Shazdeh Garden, make a trip to Jameh Mosque of Kerman, see Off-Road Tours, and explore the fascinating landscape at Lut Desert.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kerman trip planner.

You can fly from Shiraz to Kerman in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Kerman, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shahdad.

Things to do in Kerman

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Rageh Canyon, Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali, Rayen Castle, Lut Desert
Highlights from your plan
Shazdeh Garden ©
Shazdeh Garden
Rayen Castle ©
Rayen Castle
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali ©
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali

1
night
Shahdad

Shahdad ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Qajar Twin Water Mill, don't miss a visit to Haj Mohammad Taghi Cistern, and then explore the striking landscape at Shahdad Kalouts.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Shahdad online trip builder.

Getting from Kerman to Shahdad by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Shahdad sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Shahdad

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shahdad Kalouts ©
Shahdad Kalouts
Haj Mohammad Taghi Cistern ©
Haj Mohammad Taghi Cistern

5
nights
Mashhad

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mashhad: Neyshabur (Wooden Mosque & Mausoleum of Omar Khayyam). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, have some family-friendly fun at Karaland, contemplate the long history of Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb, and admire the striking features of Harounieh.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mashhad trip planner.

Getting from Shahdad to Mashhad by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. May in Mashhad sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Qeshm.

Things to do in Mashhad

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Neyshabur
Highlights from your plan
Imam Reza Holy Shrine ©
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Harounieh ©
Harounieh
Goharshad Mosque ©
Goharshad Mosque

5
nights
Qeshm

Qeshm ©
Take a break from Qeshm with a short trip to Bandarabbas Birdgarden in Bandar Abbas, about 3 hours away.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Qeshm vacation planner.

Fly from Mashhad to Qeshm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Mashhad in May, expect Qeshm to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Qeshm

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bandarabbas Birdgarden, Valley of Stars
Highlights from your plan
Tangeh Chahkooh ©
Tangeh Chahkooh
Valley of Stars ©
Valley of Stars
Mangrove Forests of Qeshm ©
Mangrove Forests of Qeshm

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