THE GROUP of female American tourists danced a crowd-stopping dance of the veil. We have contracts with a large number of hotels and tourist accommodations that you may want to stay in. This gives us the advantage of providing competitive rates for our clients.
So unless you get a travel partner, you might end up spending a lot of time alone, and travel the country for twice the price (considering hotel rooms and car rentals). Jerry has lived in Iran for several years and has traveled to every corner of the corner and is eager to talk to you about what kind of trip to Iran is best for you.
Due to US sanctions, using international credit or debit cards in Iran is not possible, but you can buy Iranian banks prepaid no-name Gift Cards to enjoy money withdrawal from more than 11,000 ATMs mashhad hotels around Iran for free. While I keep ordering a yogurt drink (similar to Turkish ayran), our guide and driver enjoyed malt beveragesâ – non-alcoholic beer that comes in beer bottles or cans.
The Khorramshar – Basra railway will be completed in a few months which will connect Iranian railways to Iraq There will be specially train routes for Iranians going to pilgrim in Najaf and Karbala There is another project that will be completed later going through Kermanshah to Khanaqin in Iraq. Without a travel partner, you might have to spend a lot of time alone, and the trip will be twice the price.
Commenting on the project in an exclusive interview with Iran Daily, Maria Zarraluqui, the global development managing director of MeliÃ¡ Hotels International Group, said Iran is a very exciting country with huge tourism potentials and a large number of tourist attractions. During the Achaemenid Empire, Persia controlled most of what we now call the Middle East , and after Cyrus the Great’s conquest of Ionia, Persia came close to conquering Greece in the Greco-Persian Wars of 499-449 BC. In 331 BC, Alexander conquered (among other things) the entire Persian Empire. Tour and travel agency a leader in all travel related services and tourism in Shiraz.
It is legal for US citizens to travel to Iran with a passport valid for at least 6 months at time of their trip. On the contrary the majority of attacks are aimed at government/ foreign offices, banks and luxury/business hotels. From Armenia there are daily, modern buses from Yerevan to Tabriz and even further to Teheran Alternatively you can take a marshrutka from the Kayakan bus terminal in Yerevan to Meghri or all the way to Agarak , which is the border town to Iran. Getting a visa for independent travel is now for ‘most’ very simple as it is available on arrival at the airport. Travelling by train through Iran is generally more comfortable and faster than speed-limited buses.
Air travel can be provided at an additional cost of Â£635 per person; (economy class) on scheduled Turkish Airlines flights London to Shiraz (aircraft: A330-200), departing 21 September and arriving early hours of 22 September, and Tehran to London (Boeing 737), departing 4 October (via Istanbul). News about Iran in world media are dominated by the nuclear program, but the average traveller is unlikely to be much affected by it. Some sanctions however have an effect on the general population and hence travellers. Afternoon visit to Pasargadae, the ancient capital of Cyrus the Great (580-529 BCE).
AccorHotels Group as one of the most prestigious hotel groups, and 1st Hotel Operator across the world has entered into a memorandum of understanding with HEGTA in Tehran HOMA Hotel. Foreigners arriving in Iran with their own car will need to have a carnet de passage and a valid international driving permit (IDP). For longer journeys taxis can easily be arranged and will allow you to travel in comfort, stop on the way and shave at least 20% off the journey time compared to buses.
With access to some of the world’s best produce, prepared following age-old ancient culinary traditions, foodies will love travelling through Iran.
Kish is the home of Dariush Grand Hotel, a magnificent hotel in Iran and one of the top ten best hotels in the Middle East. Their services are frequent, reliable and are definitely worth considering to skip the large distances within Iran. Give it a try mention you are even thinking of going to Iran to friends and relatives and watch the reaction. Contrary to common belief, the atmosphere in Iran is very chilled out, and contrary to many places at least in Italy, you can take pictures just about everywhere. Tourist damaged, tacky beach resorts such as Bodrum and long distances especially if heading to Iran or the Caucasus.