Hey you, I’m a 25-year-old woman planning to visit Iran for Norooz. I’m looking for a hotel/hostel in Tehran, Isfahan, and Shiraz for reasonable prices. I really need some advice and I’m not sure how it works with women traveling alone. Will I face problems finding hotels or traveling around the country?
Thanks in advance for all your help!
Iran is quite a safe country and the Iranians are very friendly and hospitable. However, like anywhere else, with some common sense, you will be on the safe side. Keep away from unfamiliar places, especially at night. Be friendly to the people, and they will return the gesture. Don’t be scared or shocked if Iranians approach you, they want to communicate, it all comes from the hospitality behavior of these people. The biggest majority of Iranians that you will meet will be very hospitable and friendly. Read more about safety in Iran for lonely females. Once you are in Iran try to relax and have fun, respect the culture and people and you will get ten times back in kindness.
Iran is very safe, much safer for female travelers there than in neighboring countries. You will come across dozens of European lone female travelers when you are here.
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