27 days in Iran Itinerary

27 days in Iran Itinerary

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Tehran
— 2 nights
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Yazd
— 3 nights
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Kashan
— 3 nights
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Isfahan
— 3 nights
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Shiraz
— 3 nights
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Qom
— 3 nights
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Bandar Abbas
— 1 night
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Qeshm
— 2 nights
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Chabahar
— 1 night

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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 20th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Darakeh, hit the slopes at Mount Tochal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emamzadeh Saleh, and finally make a trip to Tehran Book Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Milad Tower, then take in the views from Tabiat Bridge, and then get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tehran road trip app.

Barcelona, Spain to Tehran is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Iran Standard Time (IRST), which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in December; daily highs in Tehran reach 12°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums · Winter Sports · Nature
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower
Mount Tochal ©
Mount Tochal

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Shirkooh Mountain and Sar Yazd Castle. Explore Yazd's surroundings by going to Meybod (Narein Castle & Pigeon Tower). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Zorastrian Towers of Silence, delve into the mystery of Kushkno Watermill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Yazd, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture.

Plan trip to Yazd with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Tehran to Yazd in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Tehran, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Yazd, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kashan.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Meybod, Sar Yazd Castle
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Zorastrian Towers of Silence ©
Zorastrian Towers of Silence
Old City ©
Old City
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Puppet & Toy Museum and Shahzadeh-ye Ibrahim. Change things up with a short trip to Chal-e-Nakhjir Cave in Delijan (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Ameriha House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meydan Mosque, look for gifts at Zhee Showroom, and don't miss a visit to Borujerdi House.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kashan trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Yazd to Kashan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Yazd in December, expect nights in Kashan to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chal-e-Nakhjir Cave, Mohammed Helal Shrine
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Bagh-e Fin Garden
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Puppet & Toy Museum ©
Puppet & Toy Museum
Ameriha House ©
Ameriha House

3
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Off-Road Tours and Bedkhem Church. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at SioSe Pol Bridge, see the interesting displays at Isfahan Seashell Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the masterpieces at Isfahan Music Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Isfahan tour planner.

You can drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Isfahan when traveling from Kashan in December, with lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Isfahan

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Isfahan Music Museum ©
Isfahan Music Museum
SioSe Pol Bridge ©
SioSe Pol Bridge
Khaju Bridge ©
Khaju Bridge

3
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Explore hidden gems such as Qalat Village and Walking tours. Change things up with a short trip to Persepolis in Persepolis (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, don't miss a visit to Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Hafez, and see the interesting displays at Pars Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shiraz online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Isfahan to Shiraz takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Isfahan in December; daily highs in Shiraz reach 19°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Qom.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Persepolis
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine ©
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine

3
nights
Qom

Qom ©
Qom, also spelled as Ghom, is the eighth largest city in Iran. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hike along Khezr Hill, then make a trip to Fatima Masumeh Shrine, then look for gifts at Saadatmand Crafts (Qom Technique), and finally make a trip to Jamkaran Mosque.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Qom trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Shiraz to Qom in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Bandar Abbas.

Things to do in Qom

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
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Jamkaran Mosque ©
Jamkaran Mosque
Fatima Masumeh Shrine
Fatima Masumeh Shrine

1
night
Bandar Abbas

Bandar Abbas ©
Bandar Abbas or Bandar-e ‘Abbās, also romanized as Bandar ‘Abbās and Bandar ‘Abbāsī; formerly known as Cambarão and Porto Comorão to Portuguese traders, as Gombroon to English traders and as Gamrun or Gumrun to Dutch merchants, also Jaroon and Cameron, is a port city and capital of Hormozgān Province on the southern coast of Iran, on the Persian Gulf. You've now added Hormuz Island to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): head off the coast to Hormuz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at BandarAbbas Bird Garden.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Bandar Abbas online route planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Qom to Bandar Abbas takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Bandar Abbas are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Qeshm.

Things to do in Bandar Abbas

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:
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Hormuz Island ©
Hormuz Island
BandarAbbas Bird Garden ©
BandarAbbas Bird Garden

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nights
Qeshm

Qeshm ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tangeh Chahkooh and Valley of Stars.

Plan trip to Qeshm with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can ride a ferry from Bandar Abbas to Qeshm in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chabahar.

Things to do in Qeshm

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:
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Tangeh Chahkooh ©
Tangeh Chahkooh
Hengam Island ©
Hengam Island
Valley of Stars ©
Valley of Stars

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Chabahar

Chabahar
Chābahār is a city in and capital of Chah Bahar County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ramin Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to Pink Lagoon.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Qeshm to Chabahar. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chabahar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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