28 days in Iran Itinerary

28 days in Iran Itinerary

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28 days in Iran Itinerary

Start: Tehran
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Masuleh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Talesh
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ardabil
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Meshgin Shahr
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Tabriz
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Zanjan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Takab
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Hamadan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Kashan
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
10
Yazd
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
11
Kerman
— 3 nights
12
Shiraz
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
13
Isfahan
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
14
Tehran
— 2 nights
End: Tehran


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1
night
Masuleh

Masuleh ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Masouleh Village.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Masuleh day trip tool .

Tehran to Masuleh is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tehran in July: high temperatures in Masuleh hover around 39°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Talesh.
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Masouleh Village ©
Masouleh Village

1
day
Talesh

Talesh
You've now added Khalkal - Asalem Road to your itinerary. On the 24th (Wed), get outside with Khalkal - Asalem Road.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Talesh tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Masuleh to Talesh takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Masuleh in July, expect Talesh to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ardabil.

Things to do in Talesh

Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Khalkal - Asalem Road
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2
nights
Ardabil

Ardabil ©
Ardabil is an ancient city in Iranian Azerbaijan. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of Mirza Ali Akbar Mosque, then don't miss a visit to Ardabil Jame' (Jomeh) Mosque, and then contemplate the long history of Sheikh Safi al-din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble.

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Getting from Talesh to Ardabil by car takes about 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ardabil can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will leave for Meshgin Shahr on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Ardabil

Historic Sites
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Ardabil Jame' (Jomeh) Mosque ©
Ardabil Jame' (Jomeh) Mosque
Mirza Ali Akbar Mosque ©
Mirza Ali Akbar Mosque

2
nights
Meshgin Shahr

Meshgin Shahr ©
You've now added Sabalan Hydropathy Complex to your itinerary. On the 26th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Shahr Yeri Historical Site and then snap pictures at Meshginshahr Suspension Bridge. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Sabalan Hydropathy Complex.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Meshgin Shahr holiday maker app .

You can drive from Ardabil to Meshgin Shahr in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Meshgin Shahr can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Tabriz.

Things to do in Meshgin Shahr

Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sabalan Hydropathy Complex
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Shahr Yeri Historical Site ©
Shahr Yeri Historical Site

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saheb-ol-Amr Mosque, Eil Goli (The Shah's pool) and Nobar Bath. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kabood (Goey) Mosque and Azerbaijan Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Kandovan and Bazaar of Tabriz. Go for a jaunt from Tabriz to Urmia to see Lake Urmia about 1h 50 min away. There's more to do: stroll the grounds of Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tabriz day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Meshgin Shahr to Tabriz takes 3 hours. In July, Tabriz is a bit warmer than Meshgin Shahr - with highs of 40°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zanjan.

Things to do in Tabriz

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Lake Urmia
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Kandovan
Kandovan
Kabood (Goey) Mosque ©
Kabood (Goey) Mosque
Azerbaijan Museum ©
Azerbaijan Museum

2
nights
Zanjan

Zanjan ©
Zanjan is the capital of Zanjan Province in Iranian Azerbaijan. For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zanjan online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Tabriz to Zanjan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tabriz in July since evenings lows in Zanjan dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Takab.

Things to do in Zanjan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Soltaniyeh
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Hosseiniyeh Mosque ©
Hosseiniyeh Mosque

1
night
Takab

Takab ©
Takab or Tekab also known as Tikan Tapa is a city in and the capital of Takab County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Zendane Soleyman and then delve into the distant past at Takht-e Soleyman.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Takab online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zanjan to Takab takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Takab can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Hamadan.

Things to do in Takab

Historic Sites
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Zendane Soleyman ©
Zendane Soleyman

1
night
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 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Ganjnameh Inscriptions, then contemplate the long history of Ibn-e Sina Tomb, and then admire the landmark architecture of Gonbad Alavian.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hamadan trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Takab to Hamadan takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hamadan can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kashan.

Things to do in Hamadan

Historic Sites
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Ibn-e Sina Tomb ©
Ibn-e Sina Tomb
Ganjnameh Inscriptions ©
Ganjnameh Inscriptions
Hegmataneh Hill ©
Hegmataneh Hill

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Abyaneh Village, Underground City Of Nooshabad, Bazaar of Kashan, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Agha Bozorg Mosque and then see the interesting displays at Abbasian House. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Bagh-e Fin Garden, then admire the striking features of Tabatabei House, then don't miss a visit to Borujerdi House, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Bazaar of Kashan.

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You can drive from Hamadan to Kashan in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hamadan in August, with highs in Kashan at 45°C and lows at 27°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chak Chak.

Things to do in Kashan

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Abyaneh Village
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Agha Bozorg Mosque ©
Agha Bozorg Mosque
Underground City Of Nooshabad ©
Underground City Of Nooshabad
Tabatabei House ©
Tabatabei House

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Yazd, make a trip to Khan-e Lari House, then contemplate the long history of Alexander's Prison, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Zoroastrian Fire Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Zorastrian Towers of Silence, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pir-e Sabz Chak Chak, and then delve into the distant past at Kharanagh.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Yazd road trip site .

You can take a train from Kashan to Yazd in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Yazd sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Kerman.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pir-e Sabz Chak Chak
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Kharanagh ©
Kharanagh
Zorastrian Towers of Silence ©
Zorastrian Towers of Silence
Old City ©
Old City

3
nights
Kerman

Kerman ©
Kerman is the capital city of Kerman Province, Iran. Arg-e Bam has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Lut Desert, then make a trip to Masjed-e Jamea of Kerman, then take an in-depth tour of Harandi Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Gonbad-e Jabaliye.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kerman trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Yazd to Kerman in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Yazd in August, expect Kerman to be a bit cooler, temps between 39°C and 17°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off toShiraz.

Things to do in Kerman

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arg-e Bam, Lut Desert
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Arg-e Bam ©
Arg-e Bam
Harandi Museum ©
Harandi Museum
Gonbad-e Jabaliye ©
Gonbad-e Jabaliye

3
nights
Shiraz

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Qavam House as well as Bishapur. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Persepolis and Zinat ol Molk House. Nasir al-Mulk Mosque and Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Shiraz to go to Persepolis and see Nagsh-e Rostam, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), hunt for treasures at Vakil Bazaar, make a trip to Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine, and steep yourself in history at Ka'ba-ye Zartosht.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shiraz journey planner .

You can fly from Kerman to Shiraz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kerman in August since evenings lows in Shiraz dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Isfahan.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Persepolis, Bishapur
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Bishapur ©
Bishapur
Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Zinat ol Molk House ©
Zinat ol Molk House

1
night
Isfahan

Isfahan ©
A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Naqsh-e Jahan Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ali Mosque Minaret, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bedkhem Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah).

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Isfahan trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Shiraz to Isfahan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Isfahan when traveling from Shiraz in August, with lows around 19°C. On the 17th (Sat), you're off toTehran.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites
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Naqsh-e Jahan Square ©
Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) ©
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah)
Bedkhem Church ©
Bedkhem Church

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Golestan Palace, Tehran Bazaar, US Den of Espionage, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Negarestan Garden and Masoudieh Mansion. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Emamzadeh Saleh.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tehran trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Isfahan to Tehran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Isfahan in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tehran, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
Negarestan Garden ©
Negarestan Garden
Emamzadeh Saleh ©
Emamzadeh Saleh

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