11 days in Iran, Baghdad & Nasiriyah Itinerary

11 days in Iran, Baghdad & Nasiriyah Itinerary

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Shiraz, Iran
— 3 nights
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Isfahan, Iran
— 2 nights
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Tehran, Iran
— 1 night
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Mashhad, Iran
— 1 night
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Baghdad, Iraq
— 1 night
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Nasiriyah, Iraq
— 1 night

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Shiraz, Iran

Shiraz ©
An esteemed center of Persian culture, Shiraz boats plentiful artistic, architectural, and religious points of interest.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Persepolis and Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine. Get some historical perspective at Nasir al-Mulk Mosque and Vakil Mosque. Go for a jaunt from Shiraz to Persepolis to see Nagsh-e Rostam about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: walk around Eram Garden (Baq e Eram), contemplate the long history of Qavam House, appreciate the history behind Tomb of Hafez, and shop like a local with Vakil Bazaar.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Shiraz online trip itinerary maker.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Shiraz is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Jakarta to Shiraz due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in March, expect Shiraz to be much colder, temps between 23°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Isfahan.

Things to do in Shiraz

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Persepolis
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Nasir al-Mulk Mosque ©
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
Persepolis ©
Persepolis
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine ©
Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine

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Isfahan, Iran

Isfahan ©
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 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vank Cathedral and then explore the world behind art at Isfahan Music Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at SioSe Pol Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Ali Qapu Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Chehel Sotoun, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jameh Mosque of Isfahan.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Isfahan online attractions planner.

You can fly from Shiraz to Isfahan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Shiraz in March since evenings lows in Isfahan dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Isfahan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Ali Qapu Palace ©
Ali Qapu Palace
Vank Cathedral
Vank Cathedral
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque ©
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

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Tehran, Iran

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 16th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Iran, take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace, then take an in-depth tour of The National Jewelry Treasury, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Azadi Tower.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tehran trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Isfahan to Tehran in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Isfahan in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tehran, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mashhad.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
The National Jewelry Treasury ©
The National Jewelry Treasury
National Museum of Iran
National Museum of Iran

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Mashhad, Iran

Mashhad ©
Capital of the Razavi Khorosan Province, Mashhad holds a reputation as one of the holiest cities in Iran.
On the 17th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goharshad Mosque.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mashhad day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Tehran to Mashhad takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Tehran in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mashhad, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Baghdad.

Things to do in Mashhad

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

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Baghdad, Iraq

Baghdad ©
It's quite possible that a Baghdad holiday isn't on your list of things to do, but despite the city's reputation for turmoil, it still has plenty to offer to a daring traveler.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Iraqi Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Yassin Mosque.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Baghdad sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Mashhad to Baghdad in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mashhad to Baghdad is minus 0.5 hours. In March, Baghdad is somewhat warmer than Mashhad - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nasiriyah.

Things to do in Baghdad

Museums · Historic Sites
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Iraqi Museum ©
Iraqi Museum
Al Yassin Mosque ©
Al Yassin Mosque

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Nasiriyah, Iraq

Nasiriyah ©
Nasiriyah is a city in Iraq. On the 19th (Thu), make a trip to Ziggurat of UR.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Nasiriyah itinerary planner.

You can fly from Baghdad to Nasiriyah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Ziggurat of UR ©
Ziggurat of UR

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