22 days in Iran Itinerary

22 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tehran
— 3 nights
2
Kermanshah
— 1 night
3
Yazd
— 3 nights
4
Kashan
— 3 nights
5
Isfahan
— 4 nights
6
Kerman
— 2 nights
7
Pasargad
— 2 nights
8
Shiraz
— 3 nights

3
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.
Let the collections at Sadabaad Palace and Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Golestan Palace and National Museum of Iran. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Moghadam Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Milad Tower, and take in the exciting artwork at Golkar Art Gallery.

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Zagreb, Croatia to Tehran is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Iran Standard Time is 2.5 hours. In September, Tehran is somewhat warmer than Zagreb - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kermanshah.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sadabaad Palace ©
Sadabaad Palace
Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran ©
Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran
Moghadam Museum ©
Moghadam Museum

1
night
Kermanshah

Kermanshah ©
Kermanshah, the capital of Kermanshah Province, is located 525km from Tehran in the western part of Iran. On the 8th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shafei Mosque, admire the striking features of Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk, get to know the fascinating history of Emad O Dolah Mosque, thencontemplate the long history of Taq Bostan, and finally stroll around Kuhestan Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kermanshah road trip planning app.

You can fly from Tehran to Kermanshah in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tehran in September: high temperatures in Kermanshah hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Kermanshah

Historic Sites Parks
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Taq Bostan ©
Taq Bostan
Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk ©
Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk
Emad O Dolah Mosque ©
Emad O Dolah Mosque

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sar Yazd Castle and Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture. Water Museum and Markar Historical Complex will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Yazd to Meybod to see Narein Castle about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Kharanagh, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Silk Road Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Yazd, and steep yourself in history at Alexander's Prison.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yazd trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Kermanshah to Yazd takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, Yazd is a bit warmer than Kermanshah - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Kashan.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Narein Castle, Sar Yazd Castle
Highlights from your plan
Sar Yazd Castle ©
Sar Yazd Castle
Kharanagh ©
Kharanagh
Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture ©

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Agha Bozorg Mosque and Ameriha House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Abbasian House and Tabatabei House. Step out of Kashan to go to Qom and see Fatima Masumeh Shrine, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohammed Helal Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, and explore the fascinating landscape at Maranjab Desert.

To see reviews and more tourist information, use the Kashan driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Yazd to Kashan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Mohammed Helal Shrine, Fatima Masumeh Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Ameriha House ©
Ameriha House
Agha Bozorg Mosque ©
Agha Bozorg Mosque
Abbasian House ©
Abbasian House

4
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah). Step off the beaten path and head to Isfahan Seashell Museum and Fallahi Miniaturist. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Vank Cathedral, take in the views from SioSe Pol Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bedkhem Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Isfahan trip planner.

You can drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kashan in September: high temperatures in Isfahan hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kerman.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Isfahan Seashell Museum ©
Isfahan Seashell Museum
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) ©
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah)

2
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. On the 19th (Sat), make a trip to Fathabad garden, explore the galleries of Gonbad-e Jabaliye, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Shazdeh Garden. On the next day, admire nature's extreme beauty at Lut Desert, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then make a trip to Jameh Mosque of Kerman.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Kerman day trip planning site.

You can fly from Isfahan to Kerman in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Pasargad.

Things to do in Kerman

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Lut Desert, Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali
Highlights from your plan
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali ©
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali
Gonbad-e Jabaliye ©
Gonbad-e Jabaliye
Jameh Mosque of Kerman ©
Jameh Mosque of Kerman

2
nights
Pasargad

Pasargad ©
On the 21st (Mon), explore the ancient world of Nagsh-e Rostam and then delve into the distant past at Persepolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Royal Road, thendelve into the distant past at Pasargad, and then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Cyrus.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Pasargad trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Kerman to Pasargad in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kerman in September since evenings lows in Pasargad dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (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
Tomb of Cyrus ©
Tomb of Cyrus
Pasargad ©
Pasargad

3
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vakil Mosque and Zinat ol Molk House. Your inner history buff will appreciate Qavam House and Eram Garden (Baq e Eram). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vakil Bazaar, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and make a trip to Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Shiraz tour planning app.

You can drive from Pasargad to Shiraz in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Vakil Mosque ©
Vakil Mosque
Qavam House ©
Qavam House

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