Aug 20, 2017 · Levison experiences breathtaking landscapes, bizarre ruins and a Sufi ceremony and crosses Chechnya - now ruled by a terrifying strongman - into Dagestan, where terrorists hide out in the mountains

Exercise caution if travelling by sea, including for recreational purposes, in the Persian Gulf, particularly around the disputed islands of Abu Musa and Tunbs. Iran and the United Arab Emirates both claim sovereignty over the islands and the waters are patrolled by the military. Foreigners navigating Iranian waters have been arrested and detained. Iran is generally a very safe place to travel, so much so that many travellers describe it as the ‘safest country I’ve ever been to’, or ‘much safer than travelling in Europe’. Violent crime against foreigners is extremely rare and, indeed, if you do your best to fit in with local customs, you are unlikely to be treated with anything Aug 20, 2017 · Levison experiences breathtaking landscapes, bizarre ruins and a Sufi ceremony and crosses Chechnya - now ruled by a terrifying strongman - into Dagestan, where terrorists hide out in the mountains Travelling through Iran is generally a pretty easy process. There are a tonne of buses that connect through just about every Iranian city you could ever want to visit, and furthermore, these buses are cheap, comfortable and convenient. However, despite buses being easy, the most popular mode of transport in Iran (especially amongst locals) is […] With access to some of the world's best produce, prepared following age-old ancient culinary traditions, foodies will love travelling through Iran. Things to try in Iran 1. Dried Fruit & Nuts. Dried apricots, prunes, dates, raisins and figs can be bought from shops, street stalls and bazaars and make wonderful, healthy snacks. Jul 20, 2016 · For Khan the journey was about travelling along a historical route steeped in cultures, languages, religions and races, all woven together as a single, indivisible whole. While India represented somewhat familiar terrain, travelling through contemporary Pakistan and Iran was a particular eye-opener for the author.

Iran is the jewel in Islam's crown, combining glorious architecture with a warm-hearted welcome. Search Lonely Planet. Search. LPTV. Globe Trekker. Planet Food. Treks in a Wild World. Eat, Drink & Travel. Lonely Planet Shorts. Browse more videos. Destinations. Best in Travel. Featured. Africa. Antarctica. Asia

While travelling through Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, western China, Kyrgizistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, all Islamic regions, we had pretty much only positive experiences with people and officials. You see, in all those place live just people. Jan 21, 2019 · According to the official (Dutch) advice, travelling through Iran is safe. Only the border regions near Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq are marked in red and should be avoided. The use of alcohol and drugs results in severe penalties.

Iran - AVOID ALL TRAVEL. Avoid all travel to Iran due to travel restrictions imposed following the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). It is increasingly difficult to leave the country. Additional risks include the volatile security situation, the regional threat of terrorism and the possibility of arbitrary detention.

Travelling through Iran. 56 likes · 3 talking about this. Personal Blog Iran is the jewel in Islam's crown, combining glorious architecture with a warm-hearted welcome. Search Lonely Planet. Search. LPTV. Globe Trekker. Planet Food. Treks in a Wild World. Eat, Drink & Travel. Lonely Planet Shorts. Browse more videos. Destinations. Best in Travel. Featured. Africa. Antarctica. Asia About this Iran travel blog. I spent 3 weeks backpacking through Iran in February and March 2017. My trip took me to the cities of Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Shiraz and Yazd. Mostly I stayed in hostels and cheap hotels, but I also did a small amount of couchsurfing.