Who can visit Iran?
All nationalities are very welcome to visit Iran. The only exception is citizens of Israel. And this is just because of some political issues, that Israeli citizens will be refused entry under all circumstances.
Once I am in Iran, can I get my visa extended to stay longer?
Usually it’s easy to get your Iran visa extended. To do so you need to go the nearest Police Department of Foreign Affairs before your visa expires. You will be asked for the reasons for your request for an extension. Iranian visa extension is free of charge.
Do I need to book my hotels before I can get an Iranian visa?
No for all nationalities, unless you are a US citizen. Iran visa for US passport holders are subject to particular regulations. At present the Iranian Foreign Ministry (MFA) will only issue visas for US citizens to travel to Iran as part of a pre-booked, guided tour. By guided tour we mean that you must travel either as part of a bigger tour group, or on a tailor-made individual tour designed to your own requirements. You must submit your itinerary in advance and adhere to it exactly. Due to these requirements we recommend that you make your travel arrangements at least 10 weeks in advance of your planned travel date.
Is it necessary to keep the copy of the entry form after stamping by passport control at the airport?
Yes, it is necessary to keep it until departure.
How much does an Iranian visa cost?
There are two costs involved. One is the visa application fee which you send off with your visa application form. The other is the payment for collecting the visa in Iran embassy in order to get the visa stamped into your passport. If you post your passport to the embassy there will be an extra charge for them to post it back to you by recorded delivery. Its rate is not fixed and the same everywhere, it’s better to check with Embassy in your country.
Are there any specific requirements for US citizens travelling to Iran?
Iranian visa for US passport holders is subject to particular regulations. In a way that US passport holders cannot travel to Iran independently. Americans are required to travel on escorted tours; either as part of a tour group, or on a tailor-made individual tour. An exact itinerary, to which you must adhere, needed to be submitted in advance. So, make your travel arrangements at least 10 weeks in advance of your planned travel date.
I like your tours but I would like to do something different. Do you conduct tailor-made tours?
If you have a group who are interested in some form of adventure travel linked to the activities or destinations in which we operate, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will try to create exactly what you are looking for. We are keen to help in this way, as in some cases in the past, this has given us new ideas for tours to run permanently.
Can we travel with our children?
Depending on which trip you would like to book! Our active trips were designed with adults in mind. Older teenagers from around the age of 15 are certainly welcome to accompany their parents under their supervision. It is up to their parents’ judgment to decide whether they can handle the trip.But some of our trip like soft adventure trips suitable for the families that would like to travel with children.
What about supplies and equipment?
Each trip is unique, and for an exact breakdown of what is and isn’t included you should consult the specific trip itineraries. However, generally included on all trips are the following: all accommodation depend on the itinerary a twin shared basis, guest house or local home-stay and most meals, tents and other camp related equipment, internal travel and veteran guides equipped with first aid.