Tehran: Backpacking

Modern and traditional, secular and religious, rich and poor

With its convenient Central Asia location (called Eurasia, such is the proximity to Europe) and tremendous train network, Tehran is the ideal destination for passing through backpackers, just be sure that you don’t visit Israel before coming here. A backpacking trip in Tehran is sure to suit even the meanest of budgets with cheap rooms available for less than 6 Euros, or even luckier, you might find someone to take you in – just don’t worry if they phone the authorities, it’s all part of procedure here. Tehran has some great and historic sites to see in this modern metropolis making Tehran backpacking holidays an experience not to be missed.