Persian Silk Road Trip Itinerary
If you are looking for one of the most alluring road trips in Iran, Persian Silk Road Trip will surely match up your expectations.
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The road tour runs, among others, through such places as Isfahan, Kerman, and Ferdows.
The trip described in this article was planed for 14 days of travel, but drivers can surely complete it in 10.
If you are charmed with the picturesqueness of the region, you can always extend your trip.
The average time that you will spend behind the wheel daily is 4.3 hours, and travellers have about 2,705km to travel.
Ready for the journey? So, let’s jump behind the wheel and set out!
During Persian Silk Road Trip, drivers will spend plenty of time outside the cities where they will have the opportunity to contemplate splendid natural landscapes.
The whole experience during the adventure will be stress-free, and you will visit a wide selection interesting spots.
Persian Silk Road Trip will definitely attract travellers who are into other cultures.
Explorers who are searching for historical sites will have a superb option to see a multiple of these during the road trip.
If the urban lifestyle is what particularly interests you in Iran, you will have plenty of options to get a glimpse of it during this road trip.
Even though travellers will not experience great comfort in the accommodation the way, it is still good value for money.
Holidayers should be prepared that the journey is more pricey in terms of budget thanks to greater number of amenities.
Travelling on the right and a moderate number of accidents are characteristic features of the road conditions in Iran.
If you are wondering about the best time to take the road trip, make your plans somewhere between March and May.
Distance 2,705 km
Driving time 34.8 h
Your journey starts at the Esfahan Airport. It is precisely the place where you can collect your rental vehicle.
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Persian Silk Road Trip Summary
We believe that the presented journey idea gave you plenty of inspirations for your future holidays.
Our itinerary can be used as a base that can be recreated in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with original beauty spots.
If car travel is a travel mode that you prefer, there are a number of essential traffic regulations to follow and a number of elements to keep in mind to make your road adventure safe.
These tips will surely become useful for drivers who are considering vehicle rental or camper hire.
Holidaymakers who choose Iran as their holiday destination should definitely be mindful of the local road regulations.
In Iran, if you are planning to drive, try to avoid alcohol at any price.
Holidayers ought to remember that the amount of alcohol that the driver can consume is extremely low and is only 0‰.
When it comes to travelling inside the cities, it is best to never exceed 50km/h.
In non-build-up areas, travellers can travel at the maximum car speed of 110km/h.
On motorways, 120km/h is the maximum car speed that you should be mindful of in Iran.
Driving with your headlights on at daytime and having a fire extinguisher and first aid kit greatly increase the safety of you and your passengers.
The majority of travellers are also interested in the travel expenses of the whole road trip.
Well, depending on the budget option that interests you, the amount of money that you have to pay for your travel expenses may vary.
A wide range of budget possibilities is showed below.
If you go for the cheapest option, you have to spend the maximum of 300 EUR on fuel to cover the planned 2,705km.
Economy accommodation options can cost travellers approximately 924 EUR.
Tourists should also remember about the fact that they will spend around 504 EUR for food and restaurants in this option.
Travellers will have to pay around 2,100 EUR if they choose the budget rental car offer as well.
Thus, the estimated travel expenses amount to around 1,728 EUR without vehicle hire and 3,828 EUR with vehicle hire.
When it comes to the standard offer, you should be prepared to pay the maximum of 400 EUR on the fuel needed to cover the itinerary.
Cost amounting to 1,848 EUR can be expected by all holidaymakers who are considering standard overnight stays.
Drivers may expect that the standard option in terms of food and restaurants will cost about 672 EUR.
Travellers who want to cover the trip in a standard hire car should expect a cost of about 6,300 EUR.
The whole estimated cost of the tour is 9,220 EUR with car rental and 2,920 EUR without a rental car.
The available premium option has been prepared with the most demanding holidaymakers in mind.
Drivers who would like to rent a car will pay about 12,959 EUR for the whole Persian Silk Road Trip, whereas those who are not interested in vehicle rental will spend more or less 4,139 EUR.
Travellers who would like to cover the road trip in a premium hire car can expect a cost of roughly 8,820 EUR.
If you are interested in the highest standard of the adventure, the cost of the fuel needed to cover all stages around Iran is about 513 EUR.
Holidaymakers who are interested in top services in all aspects of their tour should expect to pay roughly 2,618 EUR for overnight stays and more or less 1,008 EUR for food and restaurants.
Our road trip will also be ideal for all camper fans, as it can be easily adjusted to their expectations.
If you choose this means of transport, the expenses are roughly 3,150 EUR.
Travellers will spend approximately 613 EUR on gasoline allowing to cover all stages of the tour.
Tourists who opt for camper rental should expect to pay roughly 385 EUR for accommodation and about 504 EUR for expenses connected with food.
The Road Trip Costs section shows all the presented details in a straightforward manner.
The period between March and May is great to visit the part of Iran showed in our road trip idea.
If Persian Silk Road Trip has sparked your creativity, check out other intriguing road adventures that are available on our website.
We hope that the broad spectrum of ideas will definitely come up to the expectations of the most demanding drivers.