13 days in Iran Itinerary

13 days in Iran Itinerary

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Tehran
Tehran
— 2 nights
Fly:
1​h 30​min
Shiraz
— 2 nights
Fly:
1​h 45​min
Kerman Province
— 2 nights
Drive:
5​h 15​min
Yazd
— 1 night
Fly:
3​h 45​min
Esfahan
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 15​min
Kashan
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:
4​h
Gilan Province
— 1 night
Fly:
1​h 30​min
Tehran

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stop by ZEEEN and then stop by Cookie Box. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laleh Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Holy Shrine of Emam Khomeini.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tehran tour planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airports are Mehrabad International Airport and Imam Khomeini International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Shiraz.

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Shiraz


An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Bagh-e Jahan Nama, see the interesting displays at Afif-Abad Garden, then make a trip to Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine, then take a stroll through Qalat Village, and finally delve into the distant past at Bishapur. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Margoon Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Zinat ol Molk House, and then steep yourself in history at Qavam House.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Shiraz itinerary maker.

Fly from Tehran to Shiraz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Tehran in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Shiraz. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kerman Province.

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SIDE TRIP : Bishapur
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Kerman Province


On the 24th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Sanati Contemporary Arts Museum, then see the interesting displays at Gonbad-e Jabaliye, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Shazdeh Garden. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Harandi Museum.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kerman Province itinerary maker.

You can fly from Shiraz to Kerman Province in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yazd.

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Yazd


Step back in time as you explore the ancient 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.
On the 26th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Shish Badgiri Ab Anbar Silence Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Zoroastrians History and Culture, make a trip to Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Sar-Yazd Fortress, and finally admire the natural beauty at Dowlat Abad Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yazd trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kerman Province to Yazd in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Kerman Province in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Yazd, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Esfahan.

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Esfahan


A cultural hub in the center of the country, Esfahan boasts a proud heritage of art, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Bedkhem Church, take in the views from Khajou Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Mosque (Masjid-i-Shah), then snap pictures at Shahrestan Bridge, and finally look for gifts at Bazaar of Isfahan.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Esfahan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yazd to Esfahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yazd in April: high temperatures in Esfahan hover around 27°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kashan.

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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 Iran Free Tours. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Puppet and Toy Museum of Iran, then gain insight with Iran Free Tours, then explore the fascinating landscape at Maranjab Desert, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agha Bozorg Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Borujerdi House, examine the collection at Abbasian House, admire the landmark architecture of Tabatabei House, then make a trip to Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, and finally admire the striking features of Ameriha House.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kashan online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Esfahan to Kashan takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Esfahan in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kashan, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gilan Province.

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Gilan Province


Masouleh Village has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Visadar Waterfall, then make a trip to Municipality Building, and then don't miss a visit to Masouleh Village.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gilan Province vacation builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kashan to Gilan Province in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Kashan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gilan Province, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gilan Province

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SIDE TRIP : Municipality Building
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