Useful Information

   

Useful Information

Useful Information
  

Airports

  •  Imam Khomeini International Airport 
  •  Mehrabad International Airport 
  •  Mashhad International Airport 
  •  Isfahan International Airport 
  •  Shiraz International Airport 
  •  Kerman International Airport 
  •  Ahwaz International Airport  
  •  Bandar Abbass International Airport 
  •  Birjand International Airport
  •  Hamedan International Airport
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Airlines

Choose frome our Airlines

Iran Air

Our Mission Is Your Safety

MAHAN AIR

The Spirit of Excellence

TABAN AIR

Domestic And International Passengers Fulfillment

MERAJ AIR    

Enjoy a Safe Flight

International Flights Per Week

158

IRAN AIR

380

MAHAN AIR

200

TABAN AIR

100

MERAJ AIR

Comunications

Many common social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest), Google services (except Gmail), app stores (for paid apps), and western news outlets (BBC, CNN) are blocked, so you’ll need a VPN if you plan on maintaining your internet existence while in Iran.

Internet Connection

Internet is slow, and can be hard to find. The government throttles internet speeds, and many cheap guesthouses and hotels outside of the main tourist track in the center of the country don’t have wifi.

Mobile connections

Mobile connections are often much faster than wifi and SIM cards are cheap. Less popular carriers are even cheaper . Irancell’s coverage is faster and better, though more effective at disconnecting VPNs.

Messenger App

Download Telegram. It’s the most popular messenger app in Iran, and you’ll want to use it to stay in touch with the billion and one Iranians that will give you their phone number.

WOMEN DRESS

Setting foot in a new country is a thrilling moment. A new country means a new culture, a new set of unspoken rules that you’re expected to follow.Iran is no exception, and because of its seemingly strict Islamic nature, it can be particularly intimidating at first. Always wear a headscarf in public. You probably already know this if you’re thinking of heading to Iran, but it doesn’t hurt to reiterate it, just in case.
Follow other women’s examples when deciding whether or not to wear a headscarf in private areas. Follow hijab, the dress code for women in Iran. Wear long pants and a sleeved shirt (or cardigan) that covers your butt. 3/4 length sleeves are fine, and skinny jeans are the norm for young girls in Iran. If you want to dress like a local, “Manteaus” are the most popular form of dress for girls in Iran, and can easily be purchased all over the country.

FOOD & DRINK

I must admit that despite all the precautionary steps recommended above, Iranian food is quite healthy and halal food. Hygienic measures are closely supervised by related authorities and eating out is very popular among the people in Iran. In rare occasions, you may find some foodstuff dangerous to eat, etc. It’s just the common sense that dictates more caution for eating. Iranian cooking has much in common with Middle Eastern cooking, where wheat is a staple, and lamb, poultry and yogurt are all popular. A distinctly sour flavor is evident in most Iranian dishes, and may be achieved through the addition of lemon, pomegranate or sour oranges. Just rest assured there are some very interesting and delicious Iranian food that you don’t want to miss when you visit Iran.

DRINK

In Iran, tea is a common Iranian drink known as “Chai”. 
Drinks are usually in four categories :
1. Soft drinks: There are Iranian brands offered like Zamzam. In addition, you can find Coke, Pepsi, Sprite too.
2. Non-Alcoholic drinks: They are either Iranian-made ones like Delster, Behnoush (flavored with apple, lemon, etc) or foreign-made ones like Bavaria, Hoffenberg, etc with similar flavors. 
3. Mineral water: They’re the water from Iranian springs bottled in an industrial process. The carbonated bottled water  are not popular in Iran.
4. Yogurt drink (Dough): Certain Iranian factories make this traditional Iranian drink, which is a mixture of yogurt with water, salt, herbs, etc. Sometimes, they are carbonated too. The original version is made by villagers or nomads, which is a by-product of milk made in animal skin without mixing it with water.

food

Iranian food (also referred to as Persian food) is some of the most delicious and fresh in its region. It is also quite healthy, using only small amounts of red meat (usually lamb or beef), emphasizing larger amounts of grains (especially rice), fruits, and vegetables. Although it is often lumped under the category of general "Middle Eastern" fare, the Iranian cuisine is able to retain its uniqueness in a variety of ways. One of these ways is preparing meals with contrasting flavors, such as a combination of sweet and sour or mild and spicy.

food

Meat, particularly chicken and lamb, is most commonly eaten as kebabs (KEE-bahbs), pieces of meat served on a skewer. Âsh (soups) and khoresh (stews) make popular entrees to most Iranian meals and often contain such meat. Abgoosht (up-GOOSHT) is a hearty soup made of mutton (sheep meat) and chickpeas. Soups are drunk directly from the bowl. Koftas (meatballs), vegetables (such as eggplant), fruits (such as quince, an apple-like fruit), and even yogurt (an Iranian mainstay) are often added to soups and stews.

Transportation

Iran has a significant amount of asphalt that connects major cities. Transportation in Iran is relatively cheap because of subsidies paid directly by the government.

Buses are the cheapest and most common form of transportation between cities. There are also domestic airlines, for those that want to save time and don’t mind paying a bit extra.

Taxis have no meters, so you’ll have to decide on a price yourself. It’s difficult, especially when you’re not sure where your destination is. 

Want a comfortable bus ride? Get a VIP ticket. VIP buses have bigger seats that recline further, and you usually get a snack box for the road. They’re usually twice the price of mahmoolys, regular tour buses.

Don’t sit next to people of the opposite sex unless you know them. It’s an unspoken rule, and people will often shuffle around on buses and in cars to get the order right.

Weather & climate

Best time to visit

Iran has a variable climate. In summer, the weather can be cool as well as warm, and in the cold winters, it can be mild. In the northwest, winters are cold with heavy snowfall and subfreezing temperatures during December and January. Spring and fall are relatively mild, while summers are dry and hot. . Very high temperatures can be experienced along the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea with a danger of heat exhaustion. A small area along the Caspian coast has a very different climate, here rainfall is heaviest from late summer to mid winter but falls throughout the year.

Required clothing


Tropical attire is worn from April to October. Mediumweights are advised from November to March.

Geography

Iran is the 16th largest country in the world. Iran is located in the northern hemisphere, the eastern hemisphere on the Asian continent and in the western part of the Iranian plateau. It is located in the middle east of the Styrian with 1648195 square kilometers of the north with Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan, all three from the former Soviet republics and the Caspian Sea, from the east. With Afghanistan and Pakistan, it is neighboring  with Turkey and Iraq, and the south with the Persian Gulf and the Oman Sea. Iran is one fifth of the total area of ​​the United States and almost three times the size of France. Iran is located in the heart of the Middle East, and is a crossroads for the cultural-political connections of the East and West .

Where to stay in Iran


Hotels

There are hotels in almost all towns, including several 5-star ones in Tehran. Student and budget accommodation is available in small hotels, and many cheap hotels run on a model similar to hostels. Villas are also popular. Iranians often invite travellers into their homes, so staying in the homes of local people, although far from typical, is not uncommon. For more information contact the Iranian Society of Travel Agents.

Camping

Camping in Iran is relatively new, though many cities, including Tehran, Esfahan and other towns in the Caspian region, have stretches of land with collective tents where campers can stay. Campers should avoid pitching their tents in the middle of nowhere, as this will attract attention and curiosity from Iranians. They should ask for permission to camp near a hotel, a petrol station or a local police headquarters. Registration with the police is required if camping.

VISA

Iran Visa and Passport Requirements

Passports

To enter Iran, a passport valid for six months beyond the length of stay, and with two blank pages, is required by the nationals referred to in the chart above.

Visas

Visas for Iran are required in advance by all nationals referred to in the chart above. British, American and Canadian visitors can only obtain a visa if they are part of an organized tour or have a sponsor.

Types and Cost

Visas for many EU nationals (other than British nationals) are US$75 for single-entry visas and US$110 for double-entry visas, but prices vary according to nationality, so check with the consulate.