Iran Travel Proclamation. February 29, 2020 - Proclamation 9992 of February 29, 2020 , published at 85 FR 12855. The proclamation cites INA 212(f) to suspend entry into the United States of all aliens (immigrants, nonimmigrants, and other non U.S. citizens) who were physically present within the Islamic Republic of Iran during the 14-day period

For me the biggest impediment is the requirement to travel through Iran with an escort on a fixed itinerary. (This only applies to those of us on US, UK and Canadian passports.) The carnet requirement doesn't help either. This is what I consistently hear from those that have actual experience on the ground traveling through Iran. Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.. Do not travel to Iran due to the risk of kidnapping and the arbitrary arrest and detention of U.S. citizens.Those present in Iran should exercise increased caution due to an outbreak of COVID-19.. Country Summary: U.S. citizens visiting or residing in Iran have been kidnapped, arrested With access to some of the world's best produce, prepared following age-old ancient culinary traditions, foodies will love travelling through Iran. Things to try in Iran 1. Dried Fruit & Nuts. Dried apricots, prunes, dates, raisins and figs can be bought from shops, street stalls and bazaars and make wonderful, healthy snacks. 1) From Turkey to Iran. The shortest way to travel from Turkey to Iran is by crossing the Gurbulak - Bazargan border or the Esendere - Siro border. Find all the information about the Turkey-Iran border crossing here. Iran issues visas on arrival but only if you arrive by plane. If you travel overland, you still have to apply for a tourist Ban on entry to travellers who have been in or transited through China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Macao or South Korea in the 21 days before arrival. New Zealand Ban on entry to all UK travellers. Traveling through Iran leaves many opportunities for overlanding to other countries. Iran shares borders with Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Turkmenistan. When you're finished backpacking Iran and ready to move on to a new adventure (I recommend Pakistan) check out Caravanistan for plenty of info on visas and Levison experiences breathtaking landscapes, bizarre ruins and a Sufi ceremony and crosses Chechnya - now ruled by a terrifying strongman - into Dagestan, where terrorists hide out in the mountains

Latest update to this question is that I may be able to board a ferry from Sharjah ( UAE) and arrive in Bandar Abbas.( This is to avoid driving through Iraq based on FCO advice ) . POtentially I'd exit Saudi, drive to UAE and board one way ferry to Iran ( 12 hours crossing ) .. So, this would leave me entering Iran further south so a longer drive up to border with Turkey.

Travelling by train through Iran is generally more comfortable and faster than speed-limited buses. Sleeper berths in overnight trains are especially good value as they allow you to get a good nights sleep while saving on a nights accommodation. The rail network comprises three main trunk lines. The first stretches east to west across the north

The hippie trail (also the overland) is the name given to the overland journey taken by members of the hippie subculture and others from the mid-1950s to the late 1970s between Europe and South Asia, mainly through Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nepal. Iran is a very safe country and i would suggest you take the main national highways and go through Ahvaz-Isfahan then take the highway to tehran then Qazvin-Tabriz then to turkey Report inappropriate content To help fellow travelers with the ferry from Dubai to Iran (it departs from Sharjah to be precise and arrives in Bandar Abbas), we collected the ferry information and custom process. Please let us know if you have any questions. It’s a lot of information, but that’s mainly because of the custom process in Iran. While travelling through Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, western China, Kyrgizistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, all Islamic regions, we had pretty much only positive experiences with people and officials. You see, in all those place live just people. Jan 21, 2019 · According to the official (Dutch) advice, travelling through Iran is safe. Only the border regions near Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq are marked in red and should be avoided. The use of alcohol and drugs results in severe penalties.