Iran Safety and Security For Tourists
At the First Days of new year, 2014 Many Medias In The world released a list of top Destinations for 2014, Iran was among this list, ,, Whatever in the list from THE FINANCIAL TIMES , Iran is placed at the first Score.
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Is it safe to visit Iran ?
All headlines on the news and media are very different to what travelers face and experience in Iran. Our preconception and negative thoughts about Iran were changed, travelers said at the second day of their trip !
The US Government and most Western countries have a lengthy travel warning for Iran. While not advising you to ignore this warning, I do advise that you balance it with direct accounts of Americans and many other travelers who have recently visited the country. The country is beautiful, the history is rich, and the people are eager to demonstrate their almost-sacred commitment to hospitality
The best manner to get Answer is asking the travelers who visited Iran, we encourage you to visit and join our page on face book .
Iran – Crazy to go or crazy not to go ?
Before departing home to Iran my friends and specially my father and mother told me that you are crazy, between many safe countries you are going to IRAN !!! A majority of travelers said also they add we wish to traveled sooner to Iran.
And in another case, Someone from Spain foreign affairs asked us to change our plan not to go because Iran is not a safe destination but now we are here and we see that despite what we heard it is safe and somehow it is safer than other countries hence we are happy regard to our decision, two Spanish travelers said.
We are speaking from experience that Iran is very safe for travelers from all around the world and everyone is welcome .
We recommend you to visit the following web page which created by an American Traveler to Iran, click Here
Is it Safe to travel to Iran 2013-2014 ?
Ignore the media News , your chances of facing anti-Western or violent sentiment as a traveler are Zero .
The answer is yes …. Let me have some explanations about it , what kind of dangerous factors will be threaten you ?!
For example :
1 - Theft of property :
Now days in Iran 99 percent of Theft of property refers to Car and vehicle parts ; so it has a big risk to come to you for your bag that maybe contains a camera, water bottle, some banknotes, souvenirs in the touristy places or public ;
If you avoid to go to very dark and lonely streets you are safe of course that some touristy places crosses through lonely and narrow alleys but with a Reliable guide go there and enjoy your visiting !
2 - Anti-Western or violent sentiment :
Your chances of facing anti-Western or violent sentiment as a traveler are Zero , why ? Iranians are very interested to say hello to you or meeting you and talk to you, Iranians are peace full and they do not have any enmity to the travelers ; of course that many years ago there were some security cases in sistan baloochestan province ( near Pakistan border ) but now days these area is safe as far as backpackers since 3 years ago continued their trip to Pakistan by land !
Most people are genuinely friendly and interested to know about you and your country and your culture , so leave aside your preconceptions and come with an open mind .
3 – Arrest because of your dress or Islamic wear ( for female travelers ) :
We are here to support our travelers regard to their dress so we provide you many different and beauty options to choose; just you need to take one of them and we will mail it to your address in order to ensure about what to wear for entering to Iran ;
In 0.0001% what will happen if the police officer asked you for your dress if you obeyed rules ! you should just say sorry and try to cover more your hair and hands because these rules are general and officers enact them via their believes and personally understanding .... The highest level of facing police takes some minutes to do some paper work only. there is no jail penalty for dress or a little non Islamic cloths. by the way it does not mean that police usually come to you, not at all, many travelers to Iran meet police officers only at airports !
In some of areas and situations there is no problem to remove your scarf or wear t shirts for ladies, you will find out where.
As a final word : Trust us and follow us .
4 – Arresting because of your nationality :
As a British citizen, Is it dangerous to travel to Iran?
As a United states citizen, Is it dangerous to travel to Iran ?
British and united states citizens are very welcome and they will be 100% safe in a tour, there two nationalities can travel across Iran, everywhere they are interested , just let us know your desired destinations , we will offer you a tour package , your only job is enjoying your trip !
since current year and last year the number of United state citizens and British citizens as traveler are increased in Iran .
5 - Avoids !
While you follow our advices and respect to local laws , there is nothing to worry about, absolutely nothing. just try to stay away from any demonstrations / gatherings, avoid photography of military areas and governmental property ( police or military vehicles – courthouse – military garrisons and towers and prisons ).
6 - Getting sick by water or food !
The water is clean and the food is safe. At the most areas food composed with fresh raw materials yet we
recommend travelers to drink from bottled water as long as they are in Iran.
7 - Virus infection !
Most areas are safe to visit ,it is very less likely to get sick in Iran . viruses we are talking about such as Typhoid fever, Flu or …
Keep away from people with flu or cold symptom .
Avoid eating vegetable and salads in restaurants at unhealthy Alerts .
We keep our travelers Alert and update while they are traveling in Iran .
As an British or United state citizen is it safe to visit Iran ?
Yes , you are welcome and Iran government will issue the visa for our clients .
The Swedish Embassy has assumed the role of Protecting Power for British and USA interests in Iran from 15 July 2012. British nationals requiring urgent consular assistance should therefore contact the Swedish Embassy in Tehran. The British Interests Section will provide British nationals with emergency consular assistance only .
There are many times that the British embassy in Tehran closed and then opened !
U.S. citizens in Iran :
Iranians are enthusiastic to see Americans in their country and your interactions with them will certainly be the highlight of your trip. If you can travel on the next vacation , let us help you !
We have outlined the steps to getting into Iran below
Register for a tour of Iran. now days Americans need to be registered with a tour to go to Iran.
Just let us know your favorite itinerary or Plan then we arrange for a private tour , also in case of group request , the tour price became very cheap rather than low number requests .
no one in Iran actually cares and police/military personnel never checked your passports or credentials – they are much more interested in meeting foreigners and saying " hello " .
People will be prepared to help you in any difficulty – it would be a matter of national pride. In general , Iranians are warm, friendly and generous individuals with a strong interest in foreigners and other cultures.
Emergency Numbers in Iran :
Police - Security cases and etc. Dial 110
Search and Rescue, Fire Dept. , Animal attack, encountered wild animals around, Elevator failure, Explosions of Gas pipe
or cooking devices and same cases Dial 125
Medical Emergencies Dial 115