Monday, March 27, 2017

How to visit Iran in 7 days?

So you only have 7 days off from work and you have decided to visit Iran? On the other hand, you might have heard that Iran is the land of variety and you wonder if it is possible to visit this country in a week or not.

Here is an ultimate guide for visiting highlights of the three most touristic cities of Iran, including Tehran, Isfahan and Shiraz in 7 days:


Tehran, the capital of Iran, is the city of amazing museums, Qajarid monuments and modern life. Don’t leave this city without visiting the National museum of Iran and the wonderful Golestan Palace (world heritage site). Iran jewels Museum, Contemporary Art museum and carpet museum are also great places to visit in Tehran.

Ancient objects in the National Museum of Iran.
National Museum of Iran


Fly to Shiraz in the morning and spend your day visiting Vakil complex, including the magnificent Vakil Bazar, Karimkhan Castle and Vakil Mosque. The great botanical Eram Garden or Hafiz tomb are great places to visit in the afternoon. Don’t forget to have a great Iranian ice-cream or Faloodeh while you are in Vakil complex.

the columns of Vakil Mosque in Shiraz.
Vakil Mosque. Shiraz-Iran

Visiting Persepolis (world heritage site), necropolis and Pasargadae, the glorious remains of Achaemenid era would take you a whole day and visiting these ancient gems would be the best part of the tour, as many travelers believe.

The columns and arcs in Persepolis. Shiraz, Iran
Persepolis. Shiraz-Iran


Isfahan, known as the city of Safavid monuments and turquoise tiles, would be the third city you visit in Iran. Visit Naqsh- e Jahan Square (world heritage site) and the royal Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Imam Mosque and Ali Ghapoo Palace, located around it.

Naghsh- e Jahan Square. Isfahan, Iran
Naghsh- e Jahan Square. Isfahan-Iran

The next day is spent on exploring the cobblestoned alleys of the old Armenian district, called Jolfa and the stunning Vank cathedral. Don’t forget to get a good Armenian coffee while you are in Jolfa.

The wall painting of Vank Cathedral. Isfahan,Iran
Vank Cathedral. Isfahan-Iran


Drive back to Tehran and get ready for your departure flight.

Iran Salam trip is one of the most popular tours of Uppersia that includes visiting the most wonderful highlights of Iran in only 7 days. This tour usually gives a general overview to the visitors and leads to next Iran tours.

The exterior view of Golestan Palace. Tehran, Iran
Golestan Palace. Tehran-Iran

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