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The Islamic Republic of Iran as a promising destination for Russian travelers
Since 2022 Russia and Iran are getting as close as never before. Terra incognita is opening to the Russian guests. Russian Travel Digest presents an overview of Iran facilities with the focus on the Russian travel market.
Biblio-Globus opens sale of tours to Iran
Sale of tours to Iran was opened by the tour operator Biblio Globus. The first flight of the declared program "Fabulous Iran" will start on March 11. The program will be carried out on Aeroflot flights. It is also possible to buy tours without a flight.
Fun&Sun offered sightseeing package tours to Iran
Fun&Sun tour operator offered sightseeing package tours to Iran with guaranteed blocks of seats on regular flights of Mahan Air. Prices. For the flights Fun&Sun has arranged excursion programs in Iran of different duration - from 3 to 6 nights.
Russia resumes flights with Bali from March 14
Russia resumed flights with Bali from March 14
Russia and Iran plan to sign visa agreement
Moscow and Tehran will sign an agreement on the abolition of individual visas for tourists traveling in a group.
Singapore Airlines will not fly to Moscow till year-end
Singapore Airlines will not fly to Moscow till year-end. On this background Russia and Iran eye possible air traffic restart.
Russia closed border with Iran since March 7 due to coronavirus
Since March 7, Russia has closed the border with Iran in order to ensure state security, protect public health and not spread a new coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation.
Russia restricts visas for Iranians amid coronavirus epidemic
Russia has imposed limitations on issuing visas for Iranian nationals, because of the coronavirus outbreak. Starting from Feb. 28, only humanitarian and business types visas will be allowed for Iranians,
Iran to work on visa-free regime with Russia
Iran will follow up on the issue of visa-free travel for mutual tourist groups with Russia at the upcoming Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition (MITT) in March.
Iran could offer visa-free entry for Russian visitors in bid to boost tourism
Iran is considering the option of allowing visitors from Russia to enter the country without a visa, in an effort to increase tourism revenue.
The flight program from Pulkovo airport to Iran is expanding
“New flights to Iran cities were launched from Pulkovo airport since June 30, 2017. Mahan Air Airlines performs weekly charter flights from St. Petersburg to Mashhad till September 8 2017. Zagros Airlines carries out charter flights to Isfahan every two weeks until September 22”, - the airport press service reported. Mashhad and Isfahan are on the second and third places among the popular cities of Iran.
The Russian Foreign Ministry hopes for an early signing of the agreement on visa-free travels with Iran
“Agreement on visa-free organized tourist trips for Russian citizens to Iran may be signed in the near future”, - according to the response of the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. "The relevant departments of Foreign Ministers of both countries are making efforts to liberalize the visa regime for tourists.