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by BartIna
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Iran-Azerbaijan Border Crossing in Astara
Replies: 27
Views: 16154

Re: Iran-Azerbaijan Border Crossing in Astara

We, two cyclists with German and Dutch passports, crossed the Azerbaijan-Iran border at Astara, travelling towards Iran. We arrived there early (9am) to evade the anticipated chaos. On the Azerbaijani side, we could pass quite easily. We were explicitly asked if we carried alcoholic beverages or a d...
by BartIna
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Iran
Topic: Items stolen around Qazvin
Replies: 0
Views: 372

Items stolen around Qazvin

Hi, We are not posting this to scare anyone, just to make people aware. We are two cyclists, traveling through Iran from Astara to Tehran. Last week some of our things got stolen, in two separate and consecutive nights. The first night, we were camping at the Sefidroud ( سفیدرود) dam lake. Our multi...
by BartIna
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iranian visa in Baku, Azerbaijan
Replies: 13
Views: 6999

Re: Embassy report: Iranian visa in Baku, Azerbaijan

Hej, We have applied for a 30-day stay in Iran in Oktober 2019, travelling by bike, entering through Azerbaijan. - as said earlier, applying via caravanistan and the Iranian travel bureau for a 'grant application' or authorization code worked very well and quick. - the Iranian agency adviced us to c...
by BartIna
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Iran
Topic: Iran has stopped stamping passports
Replies: 8
Views: 2181

Re: Iran has stopped stamping passports

We can confirm the stamping on our visa paper, when entering Iran through the Astara (Azerbaijan) border, in November 2019.
by BartIna
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Iran
Topic: Australian Overlanders Detained in Iran
Replies: 4
Views: 1436

Re: Australian Overlanders Detained in Iran

Hej Marta, It might be a bit of a stretch, but we have met overlanders in Baku, Azerbaijan, who had been in touch with the couple to get advice and tips before their own trip. I don't know if they have met them in person, my guess is that they haven't. It doesn't seem that they had more information ...

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