Tip to the Trip

Important Points to Consider Before Booking a Hotel in Iran

One of the most important parts of planning any vacation is booking the perfect accommodation. You not only want a comfortable, peaceful place to rest your head at night, but also one that makes you feel right at home because let’s face it, it will be your home while you’re away. To that end, we’ve prepared some important points to consider before booking a hotel in Iran. And while these tips are practical enough to be applied any time you’re looking to book a hotel anywhere in the world, we think they are especially relevant in making your stay in Iran as pleasant as possible as well as making for a most memorable trip. So let’s dive right into them!

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Discover Tehran: A Brief Guide to the Capital of Iran

Visitors to Iran often opt to skip Tehran, reducing it to nothing more than heavy traffic and smog. But the capital city has plenty of charm and beauty with its concrete skyline set against the backdrop of the majestic Alborz mountains. Home to some 10 million people, in no other city, will you get a better glimpse of contemporary life in Iran than in Tehran. Here’s our mini guide to Tehran to get the most out of this underrated city. And as always, remember that you can book all your travel and accommodation needs in Tehran with 1stQuest.

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A Brief Guide to Kashan: Iran’s Architectural Gem

Kashan is an oasis sitting just outside Dasht-e Kavir (also known as the Great Salt Desert) between Tehran and Isfahan. It’s said that the three wise men who came to Bethlehem bearing gifts for baby Jesus hailed from Kashan. Nowadays, it’s the wealth of architectural and historical beauties that are the stars brightening this desert city. With a number of unique boutique hotels, at least a 24-hour stay is a must to spend a restful night in a piece of history. And in this guide to Kashan, we highlight the captivating sites, delicious bites, splurge-worthy souvenirs, and majestic inns. you can book Kashan hotels easily through 1stQuest.

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10 Things to See and Do in Qeshm and Hormuz

The name “Iran” is likely to conjure up images of ancient historical ruins, magnificent grand mosques, and awe-inspiring architecture. But few would associate islands or beaches with this destination when, in fact, it has some of the most breathtaking, pristine, and secluded shores along its southern coast. Dolphin-shaped Qeshm, the largest of the Persian Gulf islands, has rightfully earned the nickname “the island of seven wonders” as it contains a world of natural marvels. Just northeast lies the pint-sized Hormuz, which packs quite a punch in and of itself. Get off the beaten path and discover Iran as you’ve never seen it with these 10 things you must see and do in Qeshm and Hormuz.

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From Christmas To New Year, Where To Visit In Iran?

While much of the world is recovering from Christmas festivities and busy preparing for New Year’s Eve celebrations, things in Iran are a bit quieter during the holiday season, actually making it one of the best times to visit. Iranians like to say that in the winter, you can ski in the snow-capped mountains of the Alborz before hopping on a plane and going swimming in the warm waters of the Persian Gulf in under two hours, a fact that makes travel in Iran rather remarkable. With that, here are our recommendations on some of the best spots in Iran to spend your winter break.

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