32 days in Iran Itinerary

32 days in Iran Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tehran
— 5 nights
2
Kashan
— 4 nights
3
Mashhad
— 4 nights
4
Yazd
— 4 nights
5
Shiraz
— 4 nights
6
Kerman
— 3 nights
7
Isfahan
— 6 nights

5
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: get engrossed in the history at Golestan Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Tehran Bazaar, take in panoramic vistas at Azadi Tower, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tehran trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Tehran is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Tehran, you'll gain 6.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in November; daily highs in Tehran reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kashan.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Milad Tower ©
Milad Tower
Sadabaad Palace ©
Sadabaad Palace

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.
Step out of Kashan with an excursion to Fatima Masumeh Shrine in Qom--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Bagh-e Fin Garden, admire the striking features of Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, admire nature's extreme beauty at Maranjab Desert, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Agha Bozorg Mosque.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kashan day trip planner.

Getting from Tehran to Kashan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Kashan

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Mohammed Helal Shrine
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Off-Road Tours
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Bagh-e Fin Garden
Abbasian House ©
Abbasian House

4
nights
Mashhad

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
Step out of Mashhad to go to Tus and see Tomb of Ferdowsi, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, engage your brain at Professor Bazima Science Park, contemplate the long history of Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb, and admire the striking features of Darougheh Historical House.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mashhad trip planner.

Fly from Kashan to Mashhad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Mashhad are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Mashhad

Parks Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tomb of Ferdowsi, Shirbad Ski Resort
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
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Kooh Sangi Park ©
Kooh Sangi Park
Imam Reza Holy Shrine ©
Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Goharshad Mosque ©
Goharshad Mosque

4
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). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Zorastrian Towers of Silence, get to know the fascinating history of Old City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zoroastrian Fire Temple, and make a trip to Jameh Mosque of Yazd.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yazd online trip builder.

Fly from Mashhad to Yazd in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mashhad in December, you will find days in Yazd are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shiraz.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sar Yazd Castle, Narein Castle
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Zorastrian Towers of Silence ©
Zorastrian Towers of Silence
Old City ©
Old City
Zoroastrian Fire Temple ©
Zoroastrian Fire Temple

4
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: Persepolis (Persepolis & Nagsh-e Rostam) and Pasargad (in Pasargad). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, walk around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), appreciate the history behind Tomb of Saadi, and make a trip to Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Shiraz trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yazd to Shiraz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Kerman.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Persepolis, Pasargad
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Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Tomb of Hafez ©
Tomb of Hafez
Persepolis ©
Persepolis

3
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kerman: Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali (in Mahan) and Shahdad Kalouts (in Shahdad). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Shazdeh Garden, admire nature's extreme beauty at Lut Desert, see the interesting displays at Gonbad-e Jabaliye, and hunt for treasures at Vakil Bazaar.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kerman trip planner.

Fly from Shiraz to Kerman in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Shiraz in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kerman, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kerman

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali, Lut Desert, Shahdad Kalouts
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Shahdad Kalouts ©
Shahdad Kalouts
Shazdeh Garden ©
Shazdeh Garden
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali ©
Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali

6
nights
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Isfahan: Varzaneh Desert (in Varzaneh) and Abyaneh Village (in Natanz). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, explore the historical opulence of Ali Qapu Palace, admire the striking features of Chehel Sotoun, and admire the masterpieces at Isfahan Music Museum.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Isfahan travel route planner.

Fly from Kerman to Isfahan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kerman in December, you will find days in Isfahan are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Varzaneh Desert, Abyaneh Village
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Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Khaju Bridge ©
Khaju Bridge
Vank Cathedral
Vank Cathedral

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