15 days in Iran Itinerary

15 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Subway:  12 h 30 min
1
Tehran
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Yazd
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
3
Kashan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Isfahan
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Shiraz
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
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.
On the 5th (Sun), learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Iran, get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, then take an in-depth tour of The National Jewelry Treasury, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Azadi Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Niavaran Historical Cultural Complex, take in the views from Tabiat Bridge, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Milad Tower.

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

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tehran is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Iran Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April: highs in Tehran hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Tehran

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Yazd Art House, don't miss a visit to Jameh Mosque of Yazd, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old City, then examine the collection at Water Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Dolat-Abad Garden. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Oasis Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Zoroastrian Fire Temple, then explore the ancient world of Zorastrian Towers of Silence, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yazd online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Tehran to Yazd in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tehran in April: highs in Yazd hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Kashan.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Zorastrian Towers of Silence ©
Zorastrian Towers of Silence
Old City ©
Old City
Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Zoroastrian Fire Temple

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 9th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Bagh-e Fin Garden, then don't miss a visit to Borujerdi House, then admire the striking features of Tabatabei House, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Zhee Showroom, get a taste of the local shopping with Bazaar of Kashan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agha Bozorg Mosque, and finally see the interesting displays at Abbasian House.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kashan tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Yazd to Kashan by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tabatabei House ©
Tabatabei House
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse ©
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

2
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chehel Sotoun, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, then don't miss a visit to Naqsh-e Jahan Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ali Qapu Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Vank Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Isfahan Music Museum, then snap pictures at Khaju Bridge, and finally take in the views from SioSe Pol Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Isfahan road trip app.

Drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kashan in April, things will get slightly colder in Isfahan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Isfahan

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

6
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Get out of town with these interesting Shiraz side-trips: Estakhr (in Marvdasht), Pasargad (Royal Road, Pasargad, &more) and Persepolis (Persepolis & Nagsh-e Rostam). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, appreciate the history behind Tomb of Saadi, explore the historical opulence of Arg-e Karimkhan, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shiraz online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Isfahan to Shiraz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. April in Shiraz sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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