Best Things You Need to Know About Travel to Iran
Diving in Iran for Tourists
How is diving in Iran? Why diving in Iran is a good idea? The best places for diving in Iran, and the price of diving in Iran. This blog covers all these topics.
Top 10 Iran Ski Resorts for Tourists
Explore top 10 Iran ski resorts including there locations, piste situation, Altitude, facilities, ticket prices, nearby accommodations, etc.
Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
All about Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA): Advices, its sections, facilities, flights, active airlines, nearby hotels, etc.
Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)
Discover Persepolis’ wonderful history and magnificent palaces and monuments. Also, find the information about visiting this UNESCO Site.
Train Travel in Iran for Tourists
How is the Train travel in Iran? Explore the popular routes and trains, the best railway companies, Iran train ticket prices, and rules.
Iran Tourism News
"Yalda Night" or "Shab-e Cheleh" was registered internationally under the names of Iran and Afghanistan (DEC, 2022)
“Yalda” was registered by UNESCO as Iran’s 19th intangible heritage alongside Afghanistan.
At the seventeenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Morocco (from November 28th to December 3rd, 2022), UNESCO approved the ancient festivity of “Yalda Night” on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Yalda is defined as follows: “Yalda is an ancient festival celebrating sunshine’s brightness, light, and heat. In the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice is on December 21st; the days start to become longer after this date.
During the holding of the Yalda Celebration, values such as cultural identity, attention to nature and traditional chronology, honoring the importance of women and children in the family, reconciliation, friendship, and hospitality are considered. These values are passed on to the next generation.”
Read more about: Yalda Night, Celebrate the Year Longest Night with Iranians
Flights between Iran and Qatar during World Cup 2022 (NOV 12, 2022)
The Civil Aviation Organization of Iran announced that direct flights will be carried out to Tehran, Shiraz, Lar, and Lamerd destinations during the World Cup 2022. However, Shiraz and Lar flights are among Qatar Airways’ regular flights to Iran.
Accordingly, 42 flights are scheduled from Tehran, 4 from Shiraz, 20 from Lamerd, and 2 from Lar to Doha with the tournament’s start. The number of flights can be increased based on demand.
Notably, a round-trip flight costs 13 million tomans, equal to about 400 dollars.
In addition, it has been announced that limited shuttle flights will be operated from Kish to Qatar during the World Cup, based on request.
Read more about: visiting Iran during Qatar world cup 2022
New Rules of Entering Iran during COVID-19 Have Been Announced (May 23, 2022)
According to the decision of the National Corona Headquarters of Iran, all foreign nationals and Iranian citizens must submit one of the following certificates to enter Iran:
- Vaccination certificate showing two doses of vaccine that the last dose belongs to at least 14 days ago. (Iran accepts all vaccines approved by the World Health Organization.)
- The negative PCR test result in English taken within 72 hours before the flight.
Note that PCR will be performed upon arrival for any passenger with suspicious symptoms. The cost of the PCR test and probable quarantine is borne by the passenger.
New Rules of Entering Iran during COVID-19 Have Been Announced (March 16, 2022)
All passengers over 12 years old can travel to Iran by presenting a COVID vaccination certificate (at least two doses) in English, that the last dose belongs to at least 14 days ago, and travel insurance that covers COVID. According to this announcement, passengers entering Iran no longer need to submit a negative PCR test result.
Read More: New Rules of Traveling to Iran during COVID-19 (2021-2022)