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1. Car Hire

The renting of a self-drive car is, like anywhere else, the most pleasant solution for the independent-minded tourist who dislikes being held down to a price time-table. It can be a costly solution, especially in Iran where distances are very great. For details,…


2. Maranjab caravansary

Maranjab caravansary (roadside inn) which was built with the aim of safeguarding commercial caravans, lies 160km south of Tehran on the southern shore of Namak salt lake, Isfahan Province, Iran.It was an important stopover for those traveling the Silk Road…


3. Kavir National Park in Varamin

his national park is to the west of the central desert of Iran and east of the salt Lake. This area in general has a valuable flora and fauna reserves as well as a variety of wildlife. Ancient, historical monuments such Shah Abbasi caravansary (Bahram Palace)…


4. Kavir National Park

Kavir National Park Kavir National Park is a protected ecological zone in northern Iran. It has an area of 4,000 square kilometers (1,500 mile²). The park is located 120 kilometers south of Tehran and 100 kilometers east of Qom, and it sits on the western…


5. Rig-e Jenn

Rig’e Jenn is a vast area of sand dunes in the middle of Dasht'e Kavir, Iran's central desert. It's located in the west and southwest portions of Dast'e Kavir, south of Semnan, southeast of Garmsar, north of Anarak and west of Jandagh. It was not traveled…


6. The Kavir salt desert

Quoted from: George Curzon, Persia and the Persian Question, vol. 2 Yezd and Kerman both stand, as has been seen, on the outskirts of a desert, and north of both, for league upon league, extends the appalling waste that has here stamped upon deserts Persia…


7. Food and Drinks

Standards of food hygiene are mostly satisfactory in all categories of eating-houses, except for Iranian sausages which can cause stomach problems. In general most Iranian cooking is healthy and nutritious, and you shouldn't have much problem in keeping to…


8. Camping

Camping in Iran is still in its infancy. Several large cities have a stretch of land with collective tents rented upon which campers and individual caravan owners can stay. These are available in Tehran, Esfahan, and Tabriz and several other towns in the…


9. Accommodation

Hotels, despite being often in short supply in Iran, range from the first-class to grimly spartan. Opulent or luxury hotels are mainly available in large towns and provincial capitals. However, cheap and cheerful establishments are found in nearly all towns…


10. Customs, Entry and Exit Regulations

Visitors from Turkey and some other countries holding valid passports are given a three-month visitors' visa in entry. But this is subject to change; so, please ask your travel agents for current requirements when booking. All other nationalities must obtain…


11. Climate and Clothing

Broadly speaking, the further south you go the warmer it becomes. With the exception of the Caspian watershed, both sides of the Zagros range, and that of the Orumieh Lake basin, the country has probably in no part a yearly rainfall exceeding 33 to 36 centimeters…


12. Money Matters

CURRENCY: For currency restrictions, see CUSTOMS AND ENTRY REGULATIONS. The monetary unit in Iran is the Iranian Rial, internationally abbreviated into RI or Ris. There are 100 "dinars" to the Rial. 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, and 250-Rial silver alloy coins…


13. Travelig Around Iran

AIR: Iran has an excellent airline network. The only real problem is booking; many of the more popular routes such as Tehran-Mashhad, Tehran-Ahwaz, and Tehran-Esfahan or Tehran-Shiraz are full up weeks or even months ahead. So don't waste time on arrival:…


14. Driving

To take your car into Iran, or in order to drive in Iran you will need: • International driving permit or your national driving license; • Car registration papers. • Nationality plate or sticker. • Red warning triangle. • A set of spare bulbs and…


15. Airports

Tehran is the major gateway to Iran, but international flights operate to other big cities as well. There are thirty airports in active use, eight of which are suitable for international flights. The latter include the Tehran Mehrabad Airport, Mashhad, Esfahan,…


16. Transfer Lines

BY AIR: A large majority of tourists, businessmen and even Muslim pilgrims coming to Iran now travel by plane. The national airline company, the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran Air), has international services to Paris, London, Hamburg, Geneva,…


17. Dasht-e Kavir

Dasht-e Kavir (دشت كوير in Persian), also known as Kavir-e Namak or Great Salt Desert is a large desert lying in the middle of the Iranian plateau. It is about 800 kilometers (497 mi) long and 320 kilometers (198 mi) wide with a total surface area…


18. Central Persian desert basins

Central Persian desert basins • Location and General Description • Biodiversity Features • Current Status • Threats • Ecoregion Justification • References The Central Persian Desert Basins ecoregion covers the vast arid steppe and desert regions…


19. Maranjab's castle

Maranjab's castle Maranjab's castle is a caravanserai in desert, where is built on the silk(Abrisham) road.The caravans passed on this way to travell to Khorasan,Isfahan,Rey and on the contrary. About the reason of building of this castle and caravanserai…


20. Description of Desert

Description of Desert Any stretch of land with no water and human settlement is a desert,and the vast deserts of Iran are usually referred to as Kavirs.The northern half of the Iranian desert is called dasht-e kavir,and the southeastern half is named kavir-e…

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