Iran Travel Guide

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

Visa: 
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

General information to prepare your trip

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5% discount on travel insurances

Mondo insurances (in Spanish)

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30€ discount on Airbnb

On your first stay

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15€ discount on Booking

For bookings bigger than 30€

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