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Ramadan in Iran; What to do and What not to do!

The holy month of Ramadan is a time of prayer and detachment from worldly pleasures. Ramadan means thirty days of self-cleansing, good deeds, giving out more, and getting closer to God. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from the brink of the day (early sunrise) till late in the evening and the time of Iftar, when they break their fast. If you are traveling to Iran you need to precisely know when Ramadan starts in Iran because it complicates things for tourist and adventurers. During Ramadan in Iran, most of the restaurants are closed to help people who fast over the day and even drinking water in the streets is considered rude and unmindful. Although Ramadan may sound like a tough month for outsiders to travel to Iran, it definitely has its own benefits and in some ways help travelers.

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Dress code in Iran; Go long!

Dress codes can be real deal-breakers. Whether you’re a nurse who has set a Guinness World Record for a 26.2 miles race dressed as a nurse but are rejected for your scrubs with trousers being “too much like a doctor’s uniform” or getting booed and harassed in your hometown university for not wanting to wear a shawl in a European country, different cultures favor different dress codes.

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Why do Iran visa applications get rejected?

There are many factors at play when planning to apply for an Iranian visa. To visit Iran you must have a visa, and the application process can be a daunting one. Even though you do your best getting up to date information online and from travel agents about what documents are required, Iran visa fee, how long it takes and how to submit your application, your application can still be denied.

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Is it Possible to Extend your Iran Visa?

Unlike what you see and hear in the media, Iran is one of the safest and friendliest destinations in the world. Iran is indeed an amazing country blessed with impressive attractions, monuments, and accommodation. However, you can’t enter Iran without a valid visa. It is therefore important that you have your Iran visa ready before traveling to the country.
Due to its diversity, most visitors soon realize that two weeks or one month is not enough to see all that the country has to offer. For some, they come back for some adventurous activities while others try as much as possible to extend their stay by at least 30 days. Extending your stay in Iran is easy and cheap; you just have to know where to go. Read this guide to find out more about Iran Tourist Visa.

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