As a good lover of numbers (and letters), and finding usefulness to that obsession I have for the control of money, I’m here to leave documented all our travel expenses for Iran…
Coin: Iranian Rial
1€ = 48.000 IRR (Jan 2019)
1 USD = 42.000 IRR (Jan 2019)
You can check the official exchange rate here
Official language: Farsi
Most countries require a visa to visit Iran. If you travel with an UK or USA passport you will need to book a tour with a company to get it. If you have a European passport check how to get your Visa on Arrival here.
Vaccinations: None, remember always travel with good travel insurance, here a comparison of some.
Others: Telephone country code +98.
Emergency telephone: 110 police.
What to eat: Ghormeh sabzi, falafel, duolma, ache sirmuri, laboshak, lauash.
What to drink: tea until you explote.
What to see before going: Persepolis (animated movie)
What to read: Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi