10 days in Iran Itinerary

10 days in Iran Itinerary

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10 days in Iran Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Shiraz
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Esfahan
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
Tehran
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
Mashhad
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h
Kuala Lumpur

2
days
Shiraz

An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Vakil Bath and then steep yourself in history at Eram Garden (Baq e Eram). On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Tomb of Hafez, then delve into the distant past at Persepolis, then make a trip to Naqsh-e-Rostam, and finally explore the ancient world of Nagsh-e Rostam.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Shiraz sightseeing planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Shiraz is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Shiraz is minus 4 hours. While traveling from Kuala Lumpur, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Shiraz, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Esfahan.

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Persepolis, Naqsh-e-Rostam
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Persepolis
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine

2
days
Esfahan

A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
On the 30th (Sun), examine the collection at Isfahan Music Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vank Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Chehel Sotoun, and finally steep yourself in history at Imam Square (Meidan Emam). Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Siosepol Bridge, take in the views from Khajou Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, stop by Bazaar of Isfahan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at jame Mosque of Isfahan, and finally step into the grandiose world of Aali Qapu Palace.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Esfahan itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shiraz to Esfahan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Shiraz in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Esfahan, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Esfahan

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Naqshe Jahan Square(Shah Square)
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
Vank Cathedral

3
days
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Golestan Palace and National Museum of Iran. Appreciate the collections at The National Jewelry Treasury and Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Milad Tower, examine the collection at Reza Abbasi Museum, steep yourself in history at Forough Farrokhzad's Tomb, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jamshidieh Stone Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tehran custom trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Esfahan to Tehran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tehran when traveling from Esfahan in May, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Tehran

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Golestan Palace
The National Jewelry Treasury
National Museum of Iran

1
day
Mashhad

Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): make a trip to Bazehoor Fire Temple, steep yourself in history at Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb, contemplate the long history of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goharshad Mosque, and finally stop by Almas Shargh Mall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mashhad holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Tehran to Mashhad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Tehran in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mashhad, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mashhad

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Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb
Goharshad Mosque

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