10 reasons for a trip to Iran
You are going to have a trip to Iran. You have studied Iran, via different websites and social media. You've been considering, thinking, even programming, but you still haven't booked your ticket to Iran. You don’t even know why maybe holidays for you are synonymous with the beach so you lead to Thailand, maybe you think spices are only in India's Bazaars, or maybe you think ancient history can only be discovered in Rome. Whatever has been keeping you from booking that flight, here are my ten reasons why you should travel to Iran as soon as possible and overcome your doubts. No matter what kept you from booking this flight, here are 10 reasons why you should get to Iran A.S.A.P and get over your doubts.
1. Is Iran a safe country?
It's not important you are a solo traveler or in a group, lady or gentleman, whenever you arrive, Iran is safer than you think. Iran is one of the safest countries like the UK. Iran is one of the safest countries like the UK and Slovenia, Denmark, and Switzerland are among the world's least dangerous countries. You can travel to Iran with high security like safe countries in Europe.
Iran is one of the most important countries in the Middle East and the world. This country is one of the most important centers of civilization in the world. Iran is one of the main tourism centers due to its special political & geographical position, as well as its rich history and culture. So, if you are looking for a complete set of all effective and enjoyable elements in a perfect trip, you have definitely chosen the best one.
Iran is also the land of hospitality and hardly you can find the same ones. it is an essential characteristic of their culture. They try to start a conversation with you even with a " Welcome to Iran". They try to help you and do the best for you and be sure that you invite them to their house. And if you think that this degree of hospitality is reserved for foreigners only, you haven't encountered a taarof moment, which is understandable because it is a very "inter-Iranian" prerogative.
4. A long history
The deep history of Iran is one of its highlight characteristics. Persepolis, which can compare to the Acropolis of Greece is Iran’s most famous ancient site. Of course, about 1,000,000 historical artifacts from 12,000 years ago will leave no room for doubt. From ancient Persia to modern Iran, from the Achaemenid empire to the Sassanid era, from the Safavid period to the Qajar dynasty, including the Pahlavi family and the Islamic revolution, Iranian history is full of up and down. It will immerse you when you are traveling all around.
Iranian art can be seen in every corner of its architecture. Whether it is a mosque, a palace, or a bazaar, Iranian buildings are intricately decorated and shine with ornamental elegance. Pastel colors gracefully interact with vivid hues, tapering minarets and seemingly ubiquitous domes outline the landscape. Whether you are inside or outside a building, the elaborate architecture is definitely something Iranian tourists marvel at.
You can find a range of different handicrafts in every part of Iran. Each province, city, and village have their own handicrafts. You can buy the best Persian Termeh, handwoven silk, and wool fabric in Yazd and Isfahan. They can make your mouth taste better with the best traditional cookies and sweets like Baghlava sweets and Gaz will offer you the best-glazed tiles and hand-made handicrafts. Tabriz (and everywhere else) carpets of all sizes, colors, and patterns will encourage you to decorate your home with one of them. Then immerse yourself in the twisted labyrinth of Iranian bazaars and enjoy their beauties.
To understand the culture of a country, you must eat it. Persian food is the most interesting and delicious part of your trip. A range of local aromatic herbs, fresh nuts, local legumes along with culinary secrets by the Persian ladies prepares the most delicious food concoction that makes everyone addicted. The national Iranian dishes like herb stew Ghormeh Sabzi are available all over Iran. Also, the local and exclusive dishes express the cultural characteristics of their regions.
8. It’s cheap
Be it for the sanctions or for the dropping of currency, traveling to Iran right now will turn very cheap. Where you can use all tourism facilities at the lowest price.
Public transport ranging from the 2-8 US$
Night train from Tehran to Tabriz to less than 4 US$
Standard 4-star hotels, around the price of 30 US$, per night per double room.
you can spoil yourself with a royal treat without spending too much, saving enough for your inevitable shopping spree.
9. You will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere
Contrary to popular belief, the atmosphere in Iran is very relaxed, and unlike many places at least in Italy, you can take pictures just about anywhere. The very friendly Iranians, always ready to chat, rarely if ever worried about schedules, and surprisingly happy to be the subject of your next pic, are obviously essential to complement the breezy scene and somehow the devil may be considerate.
10. You will have a truly authentic experience
Probably due to sanctions that allow little commercial exchange with other countries, especially in the West, Iran can boast its own products in a variety of manufacturing areas, from food to textiles to ceramics. Apart from goods on sale, Iranians are very proud of their culture and traditions, and they will never miss the occasion of illustrating what you might be seeing, eating, drinking, listening to, and so on and so forth.