32 days in Iran Itinerary

32 days in Iran Itinerary

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Tabriz
— 3 nights
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Yazd
— 3 nights
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Gorgan
— 3 nights
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Hamadan
— 1 night
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Kashan
— 4 nights
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Isfahan
— 5 nights
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Qeshm
— 3 nights
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Kish Island
— 3 nights
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Shiraz
— 5 nights

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Tabriz

Tabriz ©

City of Firsts

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.
Visiting Colorful Mountains of Tabriz and Lake Urmia will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Goey Mosque and Iron Age Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Azerbaijan Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bazaar of Tabriz, admire the landmark architecture of Nickdel House, and walk around Khaqani Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tabriz trip planning tool.

Valletta, Malta to Tabriz is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Iran Standard Time is 2.5 hours. Traveling from Valletta in October, expect nights in Tabriz to be much colder, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yazd.

Things to do in Tabriz

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Goey Mosque ©
Goey Mosque
Azerbaijan Museum ©
Azerbaijan Museum
Colorful Mountains of Tabriz ©
Colorful Mountains of Tabriz

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Yazd

Yazd ©

City of Windcatchers

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Narein Castle and Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Kharanagh and Shirkooh Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yazd: Meybod's Shah Abbasi Caravanserai (in Meybod) and Sar Yazd Castle (in Saryazd). There's lots more to do: have fun at Saheb A Zaman Zurkhaneh, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jameh Mosque of Yazd, look for gifts at Oasis Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Yazd Art House.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yazd online travel route planner.

Getting from Tabriz to Yazd by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, Yazd is somewhat warmer than Tabriz - with highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Gorgan.

Things to do in Yazd

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Kharanagh ©
Kharanagh
Sar Yazd Castle ©
Sar Yazd Castle
Narein Castle ©
Narein Castle

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Gorgan

Gorgan ©
Gorgan NameThe Modern Persian word Gorgān () is derived from Middle Persian Gurgān, itself from Old Persian Varkāna, the Achaemenid satrapy southeast of Caspian Sea (encompassed all of the present day Golestan Province, as well as some eastern parts of the Mazandaran province, and some southern parts of the modern-day Turkmenistan), which is reflected in Greek sources as Hyrcania, Hyrcani or Hyrcana. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alangdareh Park and Kaboudwal Waterfall. Step out of the city life by going to Golestan National Park and Naahar Khoran. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Gorgan museum and make a trip to Ziarat Village.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gorgan online road trip planner.

Fly from Yazd to Gorgan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Yazd in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gorgan: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Hamadan.

Things to do in Gorgan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Alangdareh Park ©
Alangdareh Park
Golestan National Park ©
Golestan National Park
Kaboudwal Waterfall ©
Kaboudwal Waterfall

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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 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Ganjnameh Inscriptions, admire the landmark architecture of Gonbad Alavian, then steep yourself in history at Ibn-e Sina Tomb, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Ali Sadr Cave.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hamadan online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Gorgan to Hamadan takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, Hamadan is a bit cooler than Gorgan - with highs of 25°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kashan.

Things to do in Hamadan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Ganjnameh Inscriptions ©
Ganjnameh Inscriptions
Ibn-e Sina Tomb ©
Ibn-e Sina Tomb
Gonbad Alavian ©
Gonbad Alavian

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Kashan

Kashan ©
A jewel of desert architecture halfway between Tehran and Esfahan, Kashan has somehow remained one of Iran's best-kept tourism secrets.
Explore hidden gems such as Mohammed Helal Shrine and Puppet & Toy Museum. Get in touch with nature at Maranjab Desert and Shaker Arani Historical Tower and house. Change things up with these side-trips from Kashan: Chal-e-Nakhjir Cave (in Delijan) and Atashkooh Fire Temple (in Mahallat). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Underground City Of Nooshabad, make a trip to Tepe Sialk, contemplate the long history of Tajaddin Shrine, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agha Bozorg Mosque.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kashan road trip tool.

You can drive from Hamadan to Kashan in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hamadan in October: high temperatures in Kashan hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isfahan.

Things to do in Kashan

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Mohammed Helal Shrine ©
Mohammed Helal Shrine
Maranjab Desert ©
Maranjab Desert
Puppet & Toy Museum ©
Puppet & Toy Museum

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Isfahan

Isfahan ©

Half of the World

A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Varzaneh Desert and Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah). Get a sense of the local culture at Bedkhem Church and Hakim Mosque. Venture out of the city with trips to Varzaneh (Varzaneh Salt Lake, Jame Mosque of Varzaneh, &more). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Zanditours, make a trip to Hasht Behesht Palace, explore the world behind art at Museum of Decorative Arts, and explore the historical opulence of Chehel Sotoun.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Isfahan travel route planning website.

You can drive from Kashan to Isfahan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Kashan in October, Isfahan is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Qeshm.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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Zanditours ©
Zanditours
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah) ©
Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah)
Bedkhem Church ©
Bedkhem Church

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Qeshm

Qeshm ©
Step out of the city life by going to Valley of Stars and Hengam Island. Your inner history buff will appreciate Zinat Rituals Garden and Portuguese Castle.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Qeshm travel route planning website.

You can fly from Isfahan to Qeshm in 7 hours. Traveling from Isfahan in October, you will find days in Qeshm are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Kish Island.

Things to do in Qeshm

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Valley of Stars ©
Valley of Stars
Hengam Island ©
Hengam Island
Naz ©
Naz

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Kish Island

Pearl of the Persian Gulf

Filled with beach resorts and glittering coastal vistas, Kish Island offers a more laid-back side to life in Iran.
Visit Kariz Underground and Harireh - Ancient City for their historical value. Visit Ladies' Beach and Maryam Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, step aboard Greek Ship Khoula F, stroll around Green Tree Complex, and buy something for everyone on your list at Damoon shopping center.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kish Island trip planner.

Getting from Qeshm to Kish Island by flight takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Qeshm in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kish Island, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Shiraz.

Things to do in Kish Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kish Dolphin Park ©
Kish Dolphin Park
Kariz Underground ©
Kariz Underground

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Shiraz

Shiraz ©

City of Poets

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Get some cultural insight at Bishapur and Zinat ol Molk House. Explore hidden gems such as Qalat Village and Meshkinfam Art Museum. Take a break from Shiraz with a short trip to Nagsh-e Rostam in Persepolis, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Margoon Waterfall, admire the natural beauty at Jahan Nama Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vakil Mosque, and look for gifts at Persian Gulf Complex.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Shiraz holiday builder.

You can fly from Kish Island to Shiraz in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. While traveling from Kish Island, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Shiraz, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shiraz

Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Zinat ol Molk House ©
Zinat ol Molk House
Bishapur ©
Bishapur
Qalat Village ©
Qalat Village

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