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To give a counter voice to Max' answer, I actually think that online booking will be available very quickly. Not for large hotel chains, but for services like AirBNB and Hostelworld. Plenty of Iranians have accounts abroad but now, American law no longer prevents American businesses from doing business with Iran. I'm not sure if the link will hold, but some ...


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Me think it will take some times before all the banking and tourist/hotel infrastructure gets up to par with the rest of the world. Banks/Credit cards/ATM/Debit cards: I assume they will need to get some sort of international accreditation to allow PLUS/Cirrus/Maestro networking and other basic international banking service to be common in Iran. Hotels: ...


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There's a difference between pre-islamic and pre-revolutionary. As a rule of thumb, pre-islamic art is uncensored, pre-revolutionary (but islamic) is censored, often heavily. (I noticed part of your question I didn't see before, perhaps because you updated it.) During the early years of the revolution, there was a lot of religious zeal that saw some ...


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Your only requirement is the Carnet de Passage. This is sometimes confused with the triptych (but they are not the same thing). You would have had one already since you are already on your trip. Motor vehicle insurance is not mandatory in Pakistan.


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If you want to avoid going through Russia, that's a unique challenge. You can try the Turkey-Iran-Pakistan-India route as described https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Istanbul_to_New_Delhi_over_land here. It's very detailed; your challenges might be getting the right visas and the Iran-Pakistan border. Or you can take a more northern route. Let's look at the ...



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