Iran Travel Guides

The COVID-19 pandemic Q&A: Everything travelers need to know

Starting this blog is difficult for us in Hi Tehran Hostels since we will miss you during this COVID-19 pandemic. But, as we all know: stay home, stay clean, don’t panic and stay positive. We love to see you in … Read More

Iran Travel Guide: Iran Trip FAQ

There are many factors interfering with travelers questions about Iran. Many Iran travelers come here with fixed perceptions as the result of Iran image in the mainstream media. Yet, some other, despite their up-to-date real information, cannot find the right … Read More

Is it safe to visit Iran in 2020 for tourists? Iran safety considerations

We’re writing this article about Iran safety exactly few days after President of U.S. Donald Trump, threatened Iran to target 52 historical and cultural sites in Iran and assassinated General Soleymani the head of Quds army, and in respond, Iran … Read More

A guide to Iran Currency: How to exchange money in Iran

One of the biggest challenges for Iran tourist’s after arrival is differing between Rials and Toman. And in general, using Iran’s official currency. The official currency is Iranian Rial (IRR) and all notes are printed in Iranian Rial. But in … Read More

Why Hi Tehran Hostels are going Green: Importance of an Eco-Friendly Hostel

Despite the awareness toward sustainability is increasing every day, Iran has been a little left behind. The truth is whatever industry you are in, environmental sustainability and social responsibility should be considered. Hospitality industry is no exception. Especially the rich … Read More

Imam Khomeini International Airport of Tehran (IKA)

Airports are the first encounter of a traveler when traveling to a new country. They can be the best first place to change or impact the perceptions and assumptions of a traveler with their design and services. Imam Khomeini International … Read More

The 38th Fajr International Festival 2020

Fajr International Festival is not only Iran’s but the middle east’s biggest annual film, theater and music festival held every year in Tehran since 1982. International creative art achievements are the main part of this event to celebrate and cherish … Read More

A Brief Guide for Phone registry in Iran (2020)

National plan of phone registry in Iran is being conducted from 2017, in order to reduce smuggling portable phones to Iran. According to this law, all of the working mobile phones in Iran should be registered to be able to … Read More

How to get a sim card in Iran IKA airport

As travelers, we can guarantee travelling to Iran will be one of the coolest trips of your life. But, not necessarily all of your acquaintances will approve and prefer to have a day by day update from you through your … Read More

Iran Dress Code: What to Wear and pack in Iran – A guide for every season

Iran dress code for female travelers has always been a concern to many tourists. Every day we receive emails from our guests who have reserved their room or tour with us, asking about what kind of dress they should pack … Read More

Chinese Visitors to Iran No Longer Need a Visa

Iran visa regulations for chinese tourists With more than 6 million Chinese tourist in Iran annually, Iran’s government has declared and executed the allowance for Chinese citizens to travel to Iran without a visa for 15 days for each entrance. … Read More

Ramadhan in Iran: Essential Tips for traveling during Ramadan in Iran

Many of Muslims around the world and also in Iran fast (Roozeh in Farsi) during the month of Ramadhan (Ramadan, Ramazan in Farsi) as one of their religious beliefs in Islam. Hence, traveling to Iran during Ramadan for non-Muslims can … Read More

Iran Visa on Arrival Guide 2020 Edition

With the increase of Iran’s popularity as a top tourist destination, especially for the young backpackers in the recent years, the process of getting visa is now possible through the arrival visa request at Airports. Now the easy process of … Read More