Esfahan, a museum of living traditional culture, has been the capital of Shah Abbas during the Safavid era, almost 150 years! The ancient bridges, matchless boulevards, the historic roofed bazaar, Persian gardens and Blue domes have made Isfahan one of the most favorite centers in the country.

In addition to the city sightseeing, day trips from Isfahan are also among the most requested tours. The variety of attractive activities for tourists surrounding Isfahan are amazing; activities such as Bird watching, River Rafting, Skiing, Desert trekking, Visiting Nomads of Bakhtiari and much more possibilities to make a memorable difference in your Iran cultural visit.


Here you’ll find Isfahan Travel Guide, Tour packages, Excursions from Isfahan and the ways to get there and also the top 10 places to visit in Isfahan. 


Best Isfahan Tour Packages, Excursions & Activities 2020-2021

Cultural Tours

Golden Triangle Iran Tour

This round trip starts from Shiraz and ends in Isfahan and includes three must-see Iran destinations.

Cultural Tours

Iran All Inclusive Tour 12+1-Day Persia Journey

Tehran >Shiraz >Mahan >Kerman >Yazd >Kerman >Isfahan >Kashan >IKIA
All-Inclusive tour is a good way to visit small towns where there may be a lack of facilities and people can’t speak English well.


Iran Tour Package for French Nationality

Tehran >Shiraz >Sepidan >Persepolis >Abarkuh >Yazd >Isfahan >Abyaneh >Kashan
This tour focus is on masterpieces of architecture and arts in the main cities.


2 Weeks Travelling to Iran from Germany

Tehran >Kashan >Isfahan >Yazd >Kerman> Meymand >Shiraz
This trip covers all highlight attractions in classic routes, from Tehran the capital, continuing with visit of Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd and ending in Shiraz.

Cultural Tours

Christmas Holiday Tour to Iran

Tehran >Shiraz >Kerman >Yazd >Isfahan >Kashan >Tehran
Exceptional Iran classic tour at Christmas! Meeting Armenian-Iranians and celebrating the new year with friendly people!


25 Days Iran Holiday Package in Spring

Tehran >Raht >Tabriz >Zanjan >Hamedan >Kermanshah >Susa >Yasuj >Shiraz >Kerman >Yazd >isfahan >kashan >IKA
Iran is a 4-season country and has Beautiful springs in its different cities.

Cultural Tours

Iran Tour for Russian citizens

Tehran >Qeshm >Shiraz >Abarkuh >Yazd >Isfahan >Kashan
If you are a Russian citizen and eager to visit Iran, this itinerary has been arranged for you considering your interests.

Cultural Tours

Iran Tour from India

Shiraz >Esfahan >Kashan >Tehran
This short trip to Iran covers highlight attractions in 3 main cities with an optional trip to Mashhad, designed for Indian travelers, who like to visit Iran in a short time.

Culinary Tours

Iran Food and Culinary Tour

Shiraz >Sepidan >Isfahan >Yazd >Kashan >Rasht >Tehran
Buy ingredients in local bazaars, Cook with an Iranian local chef & Serve the Persian food locally.


7-Day Chelgerd Ski Tour

This is a mixture tour of culture and nature in Isfahan and the unique nature of Zagros massif. Chelgerd is one of the best Ski Resorts in Zagros.

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Iran Fritillaria tour in Spring

Tehran >Kashan >Golpaygan >Khansar >Isfahan >Shiraz
Fritillaria flower spreads over Iran’s lands after winter and makes them beautiful at springtimes.

Desert Tour

Desert Camping and Safari Trip in Iran

shiraz > Yazd > Mesr desert > Isfahan > matin Abad > Kashan > Tehran

During this trip you experience a different and memorable stay in traditional hotels with local food, see unique nature, starry sky, and monuments.


10 Days Iran Bavanat Tour

Tehran >Shiraz >Bavanat >Yazd >Isfahan >Kashan >IKA
Visiting Iran’s nature and cultural attractions will provide you with an unforgettable experience. Undiscovered places and hidden treasures are the main focus of this tour.


Iran Nomad Tour

Shiraz >Sepidan >Yasuj >Shahrekord >Isfahan >Abyaneh >Tehran
In this tour, you will visit nomads and stay in the local houses.

Cultural Tours

Iran UNESCO World Heritage Tour

Tehran >Kashan >Isfahan >Yazd >Shahdad >Meymand >Shiraz >Shooshtar >Susa >Kermanshah >Takab >Zanjan >Tehran
This itinerary covering most of the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Iran.

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Historical Tour of Iran

Tehran >Hamedan >Kermanshah >Khorramabad> Shushtar> Yasuj> Shiraz >Yazd> Isfahan >IKA
Iran historical tour is a round trip to the Unesco world heritage sites in classic route and west Iran.

When is the Best Time to Travel to Isfahan?

Isfahan is best to be seen from mid-March to mid-June and from early September to October, during the sunny days when the weather is great for city sightseeing and outdoor tourist activities.

Isfahan is located in the heart of the Iranian plateau, its semi-arid climate has made Summer times desert-like; the weather is hot and dry from June to August, and the winter times from December to February are cold and also dry.

The average temperature varies from 3 °C in January to 29 °C in July & August and the rainy season which lasts for about 5 months is from mid-November to mid-April.

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How to reach Isfahan by Flight/Train/Bus/Car

Arriving in Isfahan by International Flights:

Isfahan is located in the center of Iran and has one of the most equipped airports; Shahid Beheshti International Airport. Shahid Beheshti’s IATA code is IFN and its ICAO code is OIFM.

There are daily and weekly direct international flights to Isfahan from few countries such as Dubai, Istanbul, Najaf, Kuwait, and Doha, the airlines which operate these flights are Iraqi Airways, Emirates Airline, Qatar Airways and flydubai. International Travelers mostly land in Tehran and go to Isfahan from there by car, flight, bus or train.

Arriving in Isfahan by Domestic Flights:

Isfahan is connected to many different main cities by direct flights, there are daily flights to the capital, Mashhad, Abadan, Kish, Ahwaz, Assaluyeh, Bandarabas and weekly flights to Tabriz, Sari, Rasht, Ramsar, Qeshm, Kharg, Mahshar and Kerman. Flights are operated by different airlines such as Kish Air, Qeshm Air, Iran Air, Aseman, Caspian, and Mahan Air.

Arriving in Isfahan by Train:

Isfahan is connected to Iran’s north south railway network. There are daily trains from Mashhad and night trains from Tehran, offering comfortable transportation with different level for all passengers.

Isfahan Train Station is located about 5 km into Isfahan-Shiraz road.  

Arriving in Isfahan by Bus:

Isfahan as being located in center of Iran is well connected to most of the provinces by bus. There are four bus terminals in Esfahan; Kaveh, Sofeh, Zayanderud, and also Jey. Kaveh (suitable for northern destinations), Sofeh (suitable for southern destinations) and Jey (suitable for eastern destinations) have buses to other provinces while Zayanderud terminal mostly operates drives to different cities in Isfahan province and other vicinities.

Arriving in Isfahan by car:

Going to Esfahan by car is one of the most practical ways thanks to the well-developed network of roads in the center of the country. Six roads lead to this city, two of them from the north of Isfahan, two from the west, one from the south and the other one from the east.

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