:: Solo Woman Travelers to Iran
Whether you are an experienced travelers or that is just your first time coming to Iran , you got to know that traveling to Iran poses its own challenges and opportunities to you. if you are considering to travel to Iran in your next vacation you might want to have a look at the following travel tips. That might make your travel easier :
:: Buy a good Guidebook
A guide book and especially a good one is an almost vital thing for you to bring with. Nowadays guide book contain more comprehensive information that they used to. That comes handy when you are traveling to a place like Iran. Lonely Planet guide books about middle east and specially their news version of Iran is a MUST have guide book. It is going to cost you about 20$ but believe me, it is going to save you tons of hassle and help you a lot later while down here.
:: Dress conservatively
it is a good idea to wear conservative . That is not as much because you might offended some people , as it is to not draw unnecessary attention to yourself. Iran is extremely safe and people are extremely polite , yet you need to know that a conservative dress and attitude would help your stay to be a great one.
:: Check Out the Independent Travelers online Meeting Places
There are some public discussion boards which are specifically serve travel related topics. You need to be aware of them and try to post questions that you have on them. You are most likely to receive lots of good advice and answers from other travelers that have been there recently or are planning to go. So you even can hock up with some great travel mates.
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:: Start Smart with accommodations
There are many who rather to improvise their stay and try different options without committing ourselves to in advance reservations . But sometimes that turns out to be not such a smart things to do .It is absolutely a good idea to at least get your first night few nights booked in advance in your kind of hotel of choice. there are a wide range of hotel accommodations price range. A good room in a 2 star hotel would cost you about 30$ a night , less expensive but good options are around 15 to 25 in guesthouse or 1 star hotels. Try to get at least your fist day not full of surprises!. get your few days of stay in Iran booked in decent hotel, explore around, acclimate, get to know the new place and then when you get a better hang of it , try to do your next reservations on your own.
Remember that not all cheap accommodations can be also necessarily as good for single female travelers.