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Are Americans allowed to travel in Iran?

More and more, travelers are seeking the less trodden path. Following the Nuclear Deal, negotiated primarily between Iran’s President Rouhani and President Obama in 2015, adventurous travelers started to see Iran as a viable and safe tourist destination. In the wake of this international trade deal, many travelers (including myself) took the opportunity to visit Iran for the first time. As it were, I was not alone, between 2015 and 2019 Iran saw a steady increase in foreign tourists, with a 50% increase in inbound tourists in 2018.

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A Backpacker’s Guide to Iran – May 2019

Backpacking is defined as low cost, independent travel. Backpacking in Iran is defined as extremely low cost, intrepid adventure with everything from modern art galleries to 4,000 year old archaeological sites. In this post, I give you the scoop on a backpack’s guide to Iran (on a budget!).

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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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Iran in Depth

A Brief City Guide to Less known Destinations in Iran

Iran is a home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations, Iranian history is as stormy as it gets, With so many historical places to visit in Iran, traveling all around the country you can soak in every period and delve into the nation’s tangled past, Be in a mosque, a palace or a bazaar, Iranian buildings are finely decorated and glow with ornamental elegance. Each province, each city, each village has its own history, Different cities different stories. now we are here to introduce the less known destinations in Iran which are very unique and special and really worth a visit.

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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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