Top Tips for Visiting Iran for the First Time

We are often asked many questions about visiting Iran from tenants at our hotel. The biggest one “is it safe for Americans to travel to Iran?” The answer is very much so. We have a lot of attractions to visit here. And our citizens and staff are very accommodating to our guests and tourists alike.

Amir Chakhmaq square Iran

Here are a few tips that will make your stay even more enjoyable.

Although we are accommodating to the people, who live here and visit. It is a good idea that you bring rolls of toilet papers with you when you leave the hotel. There are many toilets throughout the city which we call WC. But, many places do not offer toilet places even some of the finer places you may go to.

Top tourist spots range from, Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid), Amir Chakhmaq square. And Shemshak ski resort for those who are more adventurous. These are some of the most beautiful landmarks that you will see in the world. A must see for anyone who is new to our country and wants to see what Iran has to offer.

VPN for securityWhile traveling here, it will be a good idea to get a SIM card. Our receptionist and even citizen will help you find what you are looking for. But, if you wish to use google maps, we tell our guest to buy a card to use while here.

Another travel tip that our guest finds helpful is about the internet here. Our laws about the internet is a little different as in some of the sites you may use will are banned. You will need to get a VPN (virtual private network.) Please feel free to ask us on where you can get one at. Safety is first. We often suggest to our guest to be careful with traffic and lane crossing.

Although we are here a lot “is it safe to travel to Iran” this is the one thing to be cautious of. We recommend that youVPN for travelers stay aware of traffic. As well as taking our bus systems and drivers to make sure the highest amount of safety for you and your loved ones.

Also, another travel tip to keep in mind is to be tactful with PDA (Public display of affection.) It is not illegal to show love, but it may make others feel uncomfortable. And or draw unwanted attention from others.

When it comes to shopping one of the best places to go is our markets. They are affordable and great quality. While on the topic of currency, it is a good idea to have all the money that you need on hand.

Our ATM do not accept foreign cards, and about everything here is cash only. We also suggest that you become accustomed to our currency rate. As they differ from many other places.

Is Iran a safe place to visit

Without a doubt! You are in good hands with a strong community. We hope that you enjoy stay with us here at and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you need anything else.