Tours to Iran from UK [Tours of Iran from UK]
Tours to Iran from UK (tours of Iran from UK): If you have made up your mind to book tours to Iran from UK, here you can have a concise guide on the details of tours of Iran from UK. It might not be easy to choose from Iran tours from UK; however, we are here to help you with the most suitable Iran tour from UK. We have gathered the most useful information on tour to Iran from UK and have provided for you the best Iran tour package from UK. You would not have to worry about your travel to Iran from UK because things such as Iranian visa for UK citizens are explained fully and clearly for you in this post.
UK tour operators to Iran or Iranian tour operators?
Gallivanting on a whole another level. Nothing can stop the British from globetrotting especially to the mysterious Iran via tours to Iran from UK. Despite the not very pleasant history among the governments of the Great Britain and the Islamic Republic of Iran, British tourists who have visited Iran say that they cannot find more hospitable and friendlier people.
Due to political considerations, a UK citizen needs to go through more screening before traveling to Iran. They might face slightly longer processing times for Iran Visa, which will be explained fully. Plus, they need to be accompanied by experienced tour guides during their tours to Iran from UK; which you can count as an advantage.
The moment you embark on you tours to Iran from UK, you will realize that all the negative rumours regarding Iran are false. We will help you to gain this wonderful experience as we helped the British before you.
#1 The Easiest Way for the Iranian Visa for UK Citizens and British Passport Holders
There are some key points to remember:
- It is not possible to get the Iranian visa for UK citizens on arrival, even if they already have the visa permit. The Iranian visa for UK citizens needs to be stamped in their passport before they arrive at the Iranian border.
- In cases of Iranian relatives such as Iranian spouse or parent, there are different laws.
- To be able to get an Iranian visa for UK citizens, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) they must reserve any kind of tours to Iran from UK; that means, the Iranian visa for UK citizens can only be approved through an organized tour of Iran from UK.
- A British citizen, the same as an American and recently a Canadian must always be accompanied with a tour guide while visiting the country. Which, as a matter of fact, is not really a bad thing to always have an expert by your side.
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#2 How Safe Are the Tours of Iran from UK?
‘Do not believe the rumors about Iran that it’s not being safe.’ This is what all the tourists who have visited the country especially by the tours of Iran from UK say altogether. Travelers from all over the world say that they have never been to a safer country.
From a different angle: Iran has been rated as safe as the UK and majority of European countries by Travel Risk Map 2019. When in Iran, tourists are received with nothing but welcoming eyes and hospitality, as long as they do not offend the cultural values of Iranians, true of any other nation as well.
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#3 The Best Length of Travel for Iran Tours from UK
The travelers of the Great Britain, not being far from Iran, have no distance problems as Australians and Canadians have. However, due to some difficulties and time consuming process of the visa you’d better explore what there is to explore in the country while you can via Iran tours from UK.
For the best length of travel for Iran tours from UK, we always offer the 12 days tour which is an extension of our 7 day tour itinerary, provided at the end of this post. By the way, our itinerary is flexible enough so you get to choose the best of tours to Iran from UK.
#4 The Best Time to Travel to Iran from UK
The prime times of travel to Iran from UK are mid-March to mid-May and September to the end of November. Just make sure that your travel to Iran from UK is not at the same time of the holy month of Ramadan since most restaurants and cafes are not allowed to serve before evening.
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#5 Are Eating Pork and Drinking Alcohol Legal in Tour to Iran from UK?
Both eating pork and drinking alcohol are forbidden and against the laws of Iran; no matter the kind of tour to Iran from UK.
The traditional cuisine, however, has more exciting food and drinks to offer; things such as Sharbat and Kebab are welcomed in tour to Iran from UK.
Sharbat is like a cool sweet drink known as the world’s first soft drink. Doogh is also very popular and tasty which is yogurt and water mixed with special spices. In the case of Kebab, it is cooked from beef, lamb, and chicken, Iranian style.
What may surprise tourists about Iranian gastronomy, is the relatively large portions of meals, mostly including rice, and the low variety of vegetarian meals compared to other countries.
#6 Dress Code for the Iran Tour from UK
Conforming to the Iranian State Law, all adults need to dress modestly and ladies wearing headscarves in public
Femal Dress Code : Ladies are required to wear headscarves, covering the head and neck area, while wearing it loosely and showing part of hair is not at all frowned upon. As for the body, wearing loose long sleeved upper wear and long pants and skirts is part of the female dress code in Iran
Male Dress Code : Men are strongly advised to not wear shorts and sleeveless shirts in public.
Finally, all are at liberty to wear any color or pattern they wish to to, so long as they conform to the above dress code.
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#7 Tailor-made Iran Tour Package from UK
As previously mentioned, all Iran tour packages from UK are customizable to your preference and interest. We can readily apply changes to all Iran tour packages.
We provide multiple Iran tour package from UK and in different varieties as well. All you have to do is to see which one warms your heart.
Sample Tours to Iran from UK
Here is the 7 day itinerary of tours to Iran from UK. An itinerary that can be customized for you according to your wishes and needs. We assure you that you will have an experience of a life time with this itinerary of tours to Iran from UK.
Day 1 – Tehran
Start your journey by arriving in Tehran. Rest in a hotel and get ready to have a half day tour in Tehran. Put visiting Golestan palace, visiting Bazar and having a decent dinner in Darband mountain area on your list.
Day 2 – Shiraz
Have a flight to Shiraz the city of the great Iranian poets then explore Vakil complex. Vakil bazaar is one of the most famous traditional and historical markets in Iran.
Day 3 – Shiraz
Have an outside the city tour for visiting Persepolis (One of the world-historical heritage sites in Iran) and Naqsh-e-Rostam. Get back to Shiraz and spend the rest of your time by visiting the huge and beautiful Eram garden and Hafeziye, O/N Shira
Day 4 – Shiraz
before leaving Shiraz for Yazd visit Nasirol Molk mosque. To enjoy your trip to Yazd Choose Pasargadae (One of the world-historical heritage sites in Iran). After arriving in the afternoon, visit Amir Chakhmagh, O/N Yazd
Day 5 – Yazd
Spend the entire day visiting Zoroastrian fire temple, Yazd Jame mosque ( it’s renowned for its unique and breathtaking tiling), tower of silence, Dolat Abad garden and Fahadan area, O/N Yazd
Day 6 – Isfahan
Drive to Isfahan to visit Atigh Jame mosque and Vank cathedral, O/N Isfahan
Day 7 – Isfahan
Stay in Isfahan for a day and explore the huge famous square Naqsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and then visit Safavid Palace of 40 columns/ Chehel Sotun, /N Isfahan
Day 8 – Kashan To Tehran
On your final day drive to Abyaneh then to Kashan and visit Fin garden and Tabatabae house. Pack your things and drive to the airport
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