Iran Tourism Guidebook
In Iran tourism guidebook you’ll learn about Iran Currency, Dress code, Health, Persian Cuisine and Safety that is useful for your business tour in Iran.
Iran’s official currency is Rial; however Toman is more usual in country that is a tenth of a Rial. Its better always ask money changers and shopkeepers they are quoting a price in Rial or Toman. Tourists in Iran can¬not use their visa or master card to withdraw any cash from ATM machines in the country, so the travelers must bring cash for their stay.
• Dress code
However there are some rules for “Islamic Hijab” in Iran but there is no stringency for our ladies tourists, but it’s better to observe some tips when you travel to Iran:
1. Should cover her hairs,
2. And wear “manteaux” or overcoat,
3. With long Trousers or Skirt,
4. In holy shrines wearing “Chador” is necessary,
5. Makeup has no problem.
1. Short pants are not acceptable in public,
2. As formal dresses short sleeves and tight T-shirts are not usual in Iran,
3. There is no problem for wearing ties,
And there is no limitation for design and color of clothes.
Iran, due to its vast territory, has regions with different safety and health conditions. Iran just like the other countries depends on its capital city, other towns and suburb use from different qualities of treatment, accommodation and food services. At all, Iran benefits from a sophisticated and up to date medical and health care organization that control transmitting and epidemic disease enter from neighbor countries. Specially, Tehran is equipped with high-tech medical methods and hospitals. Health organization distributes standard raw materials beyond the retail and restaurants in the surface of the city. There are best quality vacuumed mineral water and foods are available everywhere. You can rest assured about that in Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz and Tabriz. We recommend that you take out comprehensive travel insurance when you travel to Iran. Confirm that your insurance covers you for the whole time you’ll be away and check what circumstances and activities are not included in your policy.
• Persian Cuisine
You can’t travel to Iran and do not taste Persian cuisine. Anyone who spends time getting to know the unique cuisine of Iran understands that it is the interplay of strong flavors of sour, sweet, bitter, spicy and salty, to create a harmonious whole that makes a Persian meal so memorable. We introduce most famous of them that you must try on your travel;
Kebab: that is grilled meet such as chicken, ground beef, filet mignon or fish. It serves with rice that called “Chelo” and grilled tomato.
Stews: there are many stews that served with Chelo, the three main of them are: Fesenjan, Gheyme and Ghormeh Sabzi.
Sea foods: sea foods such as Fish and shrimp are most commonly in north and south of Iran.
Dizi: ingredients of this meal are lamb, onion, potato, chickpeas and it is flavored by turmeric and the juice is served separately.
The most charming of side dishes is the Torshi taste that is a mix of vegetables, salt and Vinegar, and the traditional and popular drink is “Doogh” that is yoghurt drink it is flavored with salt and mint.
The Middle East region continues to face multiple and complex emergency situations on an unprecedented scale, that are likely to pose further overwhelming challenges in 2015. This region is also one of origin, destination and transit of refugees and migrants. Many of those caught up in mixed migratory movements are victims of smuggling and trafficking as they face perilous journeys, notably by sea.
At a time when much of the region sadly seems to be wracked by upheaval and unrest, the Middle East might not seem the world’s most alluring travel destination. And then there is Iran … The recent diplomatic thaw and growing awareness of its attractions are set to make Iran a must-visit destination.
In following we suggest some tips for your more safety:
Iran has a low crime rate, although petty crime does occur. Like most of countries there have been bag snatchings on the street and violent burglaries at the homes of expatriates. Women should take care when travelling alone, particularly at night. To your safety in Iran, we advise you not to travel to within 20 kilometers of the Afghanistan and Pakistan borders, and 10 kilometers of the border with Iraq because of the volatile security situation. Iranian security forces in these areas are vigilant.
Travelers entering the Gulf area by sea should be aware that many areas are sensitive in relation to security and territory. There are ongoing reports of vessel inspections, detentions and arrest.