Iran is an extremely large country. As a tourist who has decided to travel to Iran, to see the real Iran not what you see in the media, Iran is a great country to explore, Iran’s beautiful nature and ancient culture. Travel to Iran surprise you by its people’s hospitality and warmness.you need to have a good Iran travel itinerary.
Here are the places and cities you should visit in case it is the first-time visiting Iran.
Tehran recommended length: 2 days
Almost all the flights land in Tehran at IKA when you arrive at the airport. Depending on your nationality you should know do you need a visa in advance or you can get it on arrival read more about How to apply for Iran visa as an Iran visitor? At the airport, it usually takes about 2 hours to get a visa on arrival. Imam Khomeini international airport is about 50 Km far from Tehran you have a couple of options to do. You can take the metro from the airport to Tehran and there are also some taxis in the airport cheap ones and luxury taxis. Uber-like online taxi service in Iran is Snapp you can go everywhere and it is pretty cheap.
The first day start your day by visiting Golestan Palace World heritage site in Tehran,
Tehran’s Grand Bazaar, Imam mosque and Oudlajan area in Bazaar all of these places are in Tehran’s bazaar for lunch we recommend to go to Moslem restaurant in the heart of Tehran’s bazaar if you still have time visit Ali Darvish teahouse after lunch go to The Treasury of National Jewels which is open Saturday to Tuesday 14:00-17:00 and Ticket Counter closes at 16:30.you can also visit Tabiat Bridge(Nature bridge) on your first day.
On the second day, go to Milad tower and Azadi tower in the morning, Saad Abad palace, Tajrish traditional bazaar and after that, you can go to Tochal/Darband mountainous area in the north of Tehran that is not far from Tajrish it is also called Bam E Tehran which means the roof of Tehran.
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Kashan recommended length: 2 days
Travel to Kashan early in the morning you can take a bus from bus terminals in the morning, get to Kashan, after that Visit Fin Garden, historical houses Tabatabaie, Borojerdi, Abbasian, Sultan Amir Ahmad bathhouse there is also an underground city named Noush Abad you can visit in the afternoon. Spend the evening to Kashan Bazaar in Kashan if you have time do not miss Maranjab or Abuzeid Abad desert.
Travel to Abyaneh in the morning and go to Abyaneh red rock village. It is about 90 km from Kashan to Abyaneh and after that go to Esfahan.
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recommended length: 2 days
Esfahan or half of the world has the great architecture of Safavid dynasty blue and yellow tiles, In Esfahan, these are the places you should visit, visit Vank church in the morning, Si o Se Pol ( 33 arches ) and Khaju bridge in Zayande rood. Naghshe Jahan square shine in the heart of Esfahan, Esfahan bazaar, Imam mosque, Sheikh lotfolah mosque, Ali Qapu, Abbasian traditional hotel if even you have not stayed there at least have a snack in the quiet and perfect design of the yard.
Esfahan great mosque which is an ancient mosque and one of the most beautiful mosques in Iran for sure can be on your list.
If you are a fan of flowers Esfahan flower garden is a must on your list of Iran travel itineraries.
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recommended length:2 days
A visit to Yazd, the ancient city of wind-catchers.visit the sacred Zoroastrian Fire Temple, the old part of Yazd and great mosque, The Amir Chakhmaq Complex is a prominent structure in Yazd, The silence tower, Dolat Abad Garden, clock tower, Qanats, and water museum are some other places you must to visit in Yazd do not forget to stay in traditional houses in Yazd which is great experience.
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Kerman recommended length: 2 days
Kerman is the biggest province to visit in 2 days you can spend one day in Kerman and spend another day out of Kerman buy you can see lots of attractions in Kerman and spend a month! Ganjali Khan complex is in the heart of Kerman contains a public bath, mosque, and Grand Bazaar.
Arg e Bam that is the largest adobe building in the world, Shazdeh Mahan Garden(WHS), Arg e Rayen, and one the best part is Shahdad desert where you can spend a night in a tent at Setar e Lut Eco camp, and enjoy the desert.
Shiraz recommended length: 3 days
On your way from Esfahan to Shiraz, you can visit Pasargad the tomb of Cyrus the great which is about 120 km far from Shiraz and then go to Persepolis and Necropolis.in and near Shiraz, there is a lot to see visit Eram garden, Tomb of Hafez and Saadi two very well known Iranian poets, Quarn gate which is the entrance of Shiraz, Nasir ol Molk mosque (pink mosque ) the best time to visit it is early in the morning when the sun shines and the inside is colorful.
Narenjestan garden is another beautiful garden in Shiraz. the old part of Shiraz where you can visit Vakil Bazaar, mosque, bath and also Shahcheragh mosque are other great attractions in Shiraz.
If you still have enough time go to Maharloo pink lake near Shiraz.
On your last day, you travel by plane to Tehran and with memorable experiences back to your country.
In conclusion, to go to every museum to buy tickets, you must pay by debit card to get the tickets to register here to get a DaricPay Iran Travel Card.
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