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    • Drugness's Profile Photo

      Is there budget accomodation in Iran?

      Iran Feb 12, 2017 at 5:10 AM

      Hello all
      I'm in the early stages of planning an Iran holiday and am wondering what budget options are like or if they are even recommended?
      I'm sure pricey hotels are readily available but are there hostels, B&B's etc?
      Thanks everyone!

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      Visiting USA after visiting Iran. Any problems?

      by LeandroPires Online Now Jul 22, 2016 at 1:30 PM

      Hey there,
      I'm a Brazilian citizen, frequent traveler to the USA (I have an American visa - I don't have an European passport).
      I'm planning a trip for January which includes Iran, Armenia and Georgia.
      Have any of you had problems in the American immigration after visiting Iran? I'm afraid being refused to entry the USA because of my stamps / visa from Iran, even being in Iran for 100% tourism purposes. I can't really find accurate information in internet.
      Thanks in advance,

      3 Answers Jul 22, 2016 at 9:53 PM

      by arien1 Online Now May 3, 2016 at 12:36 AM

      What are good vegetarian restaurants in Tehran city center?

      3 Answers May 3, 2016 at 6:36 AM
    • Visiting Tehran for first time on Business

      by manishimvora Online Now Apr 14, 2016 at 4:05 AM

      I will be visiting Tehran during May for a week on business and its going to be my first visit to that country.

      I am curious to know about local customs, do's & dont's, places for good vegetarian food,etc

      6 Answers May 3, 2016 at 1:24 AM
    • Visit Darband Mountain

      by Lenius Online Now Apr 5, 2016 at 1:50 PM

      I will be visiting Tehran in the middle of this month with a friend, we are to ladies in pur fourties.

      We will land i Tehran at 6 a.m. on a Saturdayand will go directtly to a hotel to leave our luggage. After breakfast our plan is to go to Darband to see the city from above. We plan to go all the way to the top with the ski lift, then walk down as we have heard the walk is quite nice with lots of tea stalls etc. How long time does it take to walk down? Is it possible to take the ski lift half way down again and walk the rest?

      We have only the day in Tehran, our bus to Esfahan leavs at 11 p.m. After visiting Darband we plan to go to the Bazar or visit a palce etc.

      Thanks from Lena.

      10 Answers May 3, 2016 at 1:17 AM
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      Train from IStanbul to Tehran

      by MontagS Online Now Feb 18, 2016 at 7:54 AM

      Hi everyone :)
      I want to take this train but cant find anything online
      Any clue?Thanks in advance!!!!!

      3 Answers May 18, 2016 at 9:27 AM
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      Airport bus in Tehran - exists such a thing?

      by nikoskaps Online Now Oct 18, 2015 at 3:35 AM

      Hi guys!
      Do you know if there is a bus from IKA airport to city?
      I find conflicting info on the internet, for both yes and no...
      Hotels always say there is no bus, and offer a pick up service, about 25$...
      If you have experience on that, or any other info (time schedule, cost) please do mention about it!!
      many thanks!!

      4 Answers May 3, 2016 at 2:08 AM
    • Bus Tehran - Baku

      by RicardoCF Online Now Aug 11, 2015 at 12:11 PM

      Anyone knows the price, timetable and where to get a bus from Tehran to Baku?

      Kind regards

    • Driver and accommodation request in Iran

      by DovydasP Online Now Jul 15, 2015 at 3:49 PM


      i am looking for a driver who speaks per/eng and i accommodation in Teheran.
      Could be that we travel to shiraz, Mashhad, Bandar Abbas... For one month.

      Could you please suggest me something? What are the prices of driver with a car and accommodation? Is it better to stay in the hotels or privat or apartments...?

      Thank you in advance.

      4 Answers Sep 29, 2015 at 10:19 AM
    • How to get Iranian nationlity for a foreigner?

      by Syedmehmood Online Now May 21, 2015 at 1:19 AM

      I am from Pakistan and have a proper Pakistani Passport, I want to get the Iranian nationality, Is it possible ? what will be the process?

      Syed Mehmood Raza

      2 Answers May 3, 2016 at 2:17 AM
    • What do I need a do for a week holiday

      by Millie07 Online Now Mar 5, 2015 at 4:45 AM

      hi im a British white woman I have been invited by friend and family in Tehran in 5wks for a weeks holiday and wondered if need a visa for short stay please help as would be much appreciated thanks

      21 Answers Oct 16, 2015 at 1:54 PM
    • How Much should I pay for a private 10 Day tour?

      by MatthewK5 Online Now Dec 30, 2014 at 9:08 PM

      I am going with my wife and I'm just wondering what I should expect to pay for both of us for a private tour over 10 days?

      8 Answers Jan 3, 2015 at 9:35 AM
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      Darband, Tehran

      by sujith77 Online Now Dec 24, 2014 at 7:53 PM

      Is it possible to visit Darband during month of January ?? As i knew it's winter in Iran . Hence i am asking. I am coming to Iran on middle of January next month. I wish to take good photo graphs & videos too there... How is the restaurants there ?? Are they cheap or costly... I love Traditional Iranian food. Here in Dubai too we got lot of Iranian restaurants...

      4 Answers Jan 28, 2015 at 12:06 PM
    • Dual passports

      by lala5678 Online Now Sep 7, 2014 at 11:08 AM

      I have a british passport in my married name and an iranian passport in my maiden name, im travelling to Iran soon, will this be a problem? My marriage is registered in Britain but not in Iran, will my iranian passport still be valid with my maiden name? Also im stopping in turkey, will it be problematic there as well?
      Im going to be bringing my marriage certificate with me but am not sure it is enough...

      5 Answers Dec 5, 2014 at 11:14 AM
    • travel in Iran by car

      by bozi Online Now Jul 23, 2014 at 5:54 AM

      I plan to travel in Iran by own car, but in few Iranian agencies told me that we must have guide with us during all the trip, because of some new rules of Foreign Ministry. Only one agency didnt mentioned this. Unfortunately couldnt ask in MFA , because nobody answered the call. Any experience or advice about this? Thanks

      8 Answers Dec 5, 2014 at 11:26 AM
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      I want to visit some local schools and talk with the kids there. Is it possible?

      by osgatos Online Now Jul 8, 2014 at 9:57 PM

      If I want to visit local schools, where can I get the permission?

      6 Answers Dec 5, 2014 at 11:31 AM
    • Public transport to Imam Khomeini Airport

      by tezzy Online Now Apr 30, 2014 at 6:03 AM

      Hi all!

      How can I get to the airport by bus, Metro, or both from city centre?


      3 Answers May 21, 2014 at 4:58 AM
    • my husband will not allowed

      by alonayuki Online Now Mar 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM

      Hi i came here in Iran with my Iranian husband and son.
      My visa is touris,now i dont want to stay more longer i want to go back to my country ( Philippines )
      But my husband will not allowed me to bring my son his only 2years old
      And worse the immigration got my son passport so he has no passport now.
      Does it possible to bring him without passport?
      I dont speak farsi.please i need advise

      12 Answers Jan 10, 2015 at 8:42 PM
    • Saffron in Teheran

      by Bellenomade Online Now Mar 20, 2014 at 1:39 PM

      Where is the best place to buy saffron in Teheran and how much should I pay?

      4 Answers Dec 5, 2014 at 12:07 PM
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      Is it safe

      by Travelbug2578 Online Now Mar 14, 2014 at 6:09 PM

      Hello I'm from Australia I wanting to learn farsi in Iran for one year is this possible ?
      Any information about everything if anyone can help
      Thank you

      22 Answers Jun 10, 2015 at 12:44 PM
    • Travel to Iran

      by Syed1 Online Now Mar 14, 2014 at 2:52 AM

      Hello, I have recently applied for a visa no from the MFA in Iran. I've been informed through a tour operator that the MFA have announced that UK and Canadian citizens must now be accompanied by an authorised guide. Is this true?

      10 Answers Sep 6, 2014 at 9:36 PM
    • do do not

      by m.mcadam Online Now Mar 1, 2014 at 8:12 AM

      have you got to wear a scarf on your head at all times in Tehran as i want to visit and i am a female British

      6 Answers Jun 9, 2015 at 3:25 AM
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      Can I bring my children if I am unmarried?

      by nmvaladanzouj Online Now Feb 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM

      I am a dual US and Iranian citizen. My father is from Shiraz, and hence I am a citizen; I even attended school at the Tehran International School. But I have a 2.5 year old son, and a 1.5 year old daughter that I want to bring with me on my next trip to Iran. Their father and I are an unmarried couple, and I know that I would have to file for visas for them to go to Iran. But my question is, can I bring them along even though I am not married? Even my father thinks it could be problematic.

      18 Answers Apr 5, 2016 at 11:05 PM
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      Tourist visa to Iran for US citizen

      by yankeepeddler Online Now Jan 16, 2013 at 6:24 AM

      My girlfriend (an Iranian with dual US citizenship) would like me to accompany her on her next visit to Iran so I can meet her family. The length of stay is estimated to be 3 weeks. However, it looks as though I can only get a visa if I am part of a tour group. Is there any way around this ?

      7 Answers Feb 12, 2014 at 11:54 AM
    • my issue

      by rosirosa Online Now Jan 3, 2013 at 6:28 PM

      hi everyone , i came to canada when i was 8 years old , my mother hated my dad so much that she chose to change my last name in the immigration , now im 22 years old and i want to visit Iran, there's a problem , my two last names in my canadian passport and in my iranian passport does not correspond , can this cause me any problem ? even if every other information in both passport correspond ? thanks you already for you responses

      3 Answers Jan 3, 2013 at 11:23 PM
    • Booking a domestic flight in Iran

      by tiobraidarainnabu Online Now Sep 3, 2012 at 6:23 AM

      Hi there,

      My Wife and I will visit Iran in the middle of this month and we wanted to book a flight from Tehran to Shiraz but are having great difficulty in doing so. I have tried emailing a few travel agents in Tehran but have so far not received any responses. Because we are only in Iran for 15 days I don't want to waste time whilst we are there and I understand that the flights often get completely booked up.
      Can anybody recommend a reliable travel agent in Iran who can make the flight booking for me?

      Thanks and regards,


      5 Answers Oct 18, 2016 at 8:21 AM
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      studying in tehran

      by SyedN Online Now Aug 5, 2012 at 7:25 PM


      hello everybody!!!!!

      i am a pakistani just completing my cambridge examinations from my country.i have decided to get my higher education from tehran university along with another frind of i need any info on housing, Living, meeting locals, restaurants, standard of education......

      secondly i want to knw whether the education is in persian or english....currently i have started to lean basic farsi online and reached the tehran university persian language site(DEkhoda)

      thirdly i want to knw abt the expenses ill have to bear monthly/annualy exluding my tution fee

      i have visited iran before 5 years ago with my family to visit some shrines....
      so all i want brothers and sisters is your sincere advice so i can enjoy my stay in iran for future ill be really thankfull to you all!!!!

      khuda hafez


      2 Answers Jan 15, 2013 at 3:16 AM
    • Visiting Tehran

      by rashidram Online Now Apr 21, 2012 at 6:59 AM

      I am planning to visit Tehran first time, I have some doubts about getting into trouble since , Iran is facing economic sanctions from the rest of the world? pls answer my innocent questions?>
      1. Is there any Problem visiting Iran for an Indian Muslim.
      2. I'm going to visit my long lost girl friend is it possible for us to meet in hotel?
      3. Will there any restriction for me to travel to US or Europe , if I visit Iran now?


      14 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 10:49 PM
    • Thinking Iran Travel

      by stoker1 Online Now Nov 27, 2011 at 7:56 AM

      Hi Everyone i am planning to go Iran with train. i searched and found many questions via that form but i have a concern somethings;

      First i think rent car and travel iran from one place to another but too many things about rent a car. Can you tell me approximately how much to rent a car and can we use ourself the car without driver?

      Another thing is taxis; can we find taxi whenever we want? and of course taxis payment is cheap or expensive?

      5 Answers Dec 11, 2011 at 3:20 PM
    • Needing more information on Visas & trains

      by oznztofro Online Now Oct 28, 2011 at 10:32 PM

      Hi there.

      IM planning on taking a train from Ankara to Tehran in August 2012. I know the train leaves on wednesdays so i was just wondering how far in advance should i book this ticket I have checked this website for trains running in the next month or so and it says sorry no tickets/trains avalible.

      Now with the visa i need a letter of Inviation and its something i can get from hotels? Does this mean i need to book a few nights in a Tehran hotel room for the hotel company to give me a LOI

      I do have a friends i know dearly in Tehran but i wouldnt want to put him through pressure into getting me a LOI.

      I hear it does take some time to get an Iranian visa and once issue i have 3 months to enter Iran. If i plan on enter Iran in August should i start getting the visa number in Febuary and applying for the visa in Canberra Australia in April.

      I would also like to ask if any British Citerzens who applied for a Visa outside of the UK. If they were required to give fingerprints. I know you get fingerprints taken in London but im not so sure about other foriegn embassies. Since i am British i guess i do require an appointment at the Canberra consulate

      Im going overland from London to Tehran so ill use my UK passport for europe and also to get me into Turkey for 10 pounds

      3 Answers Oct 29, 2011 at 11:21 PM
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      Visa extension

      by blueangelgrace Online Now Oct 8, 2011 at 9:42 AM

      Hi, can anyone please advise? For a philippine passport holder, after my 30 days visa expired should I get a new extension for a 5 days stay? How much will it cost me? Replies will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

      3 Answers Oct 27, 2011 at 11:44 AM