To experience the true splendour of the Middle East in Iran’s capital, check out the suggestions in our travel guide. We highlight everything that makes Tehran special.
The modern metro system is one of the best ways to explore the city, as it connects most locations and avoids heavy traffic. The metro tends to fill up during rush hours, so prepare your schedule accordingly. Another option is to hire a vehicle, which gives you much more flexibility to get around.
Tehran weather can vary from very hot to chilly. The city is generally dry, with temperatures varying according to your location. The northern part tends to be a bit cooler than the south during both summer and winter. Summers go from May to September, with average high temperatures around 35°C (95°F) and barely any rainfall. The best time to visit is during spring or fall when the temperatures range from 10°C (50°F) to a maximum of 27°C (81°F). The rainy period runs from September to April, with March being the wettest month.