Several female tourists wearing tents with male tourists and a tour guide in the Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan

5 Advantages of Iran Local Tour Operators

Time to read: 7 Mins | Published on June 22, 2020
It’s a common rule that locals know the best, latest or the most hidden in a new town. Let’s read about the reasons why to choose a local tour operator in Iran.

It’s that time of the year; you are keep checking your calendar, have that sparkle in your eyes and you are starting to make a list! Yes, it’s that time of the year; it’s time for planning a vacation!

Each of us has our own particular individual routine when it comes to traveling. It’s never the same; for some of us with more experience, it’s just another joyride to discover the new horizons, very relax and calm, we collect some must go/do tips online, pack our suitcases and bags accordingly and set the alarm on! for the rest, it could be a bit more electrifying; there’s always that none-stopping thrill which only continues all through the journey, a tickling excitement all the way especially if you are taking companions along with you.

Just don’t forget the basic rules and your halfway done; ones you could keep in your diary or at heart as the holy guide of traveling a-z! Where to start? What are the procedures? How to handle them in the most comfortable way? And of course regardless of our individual taste and touch things would fall into right place almost always perfectly.

Nevertheless, there are still those never-ending last minute worries; right after the world’s biggest travelers’ dilemma of all time, to fold or to roll, the struggle on finding an “easy-fit” guide to the new destination, comes just next in line. No one denies the comfort of a good read of a well-investigated travel guide (if there is one), but the reality always differs, and so does the solutions.

Answer these quick question; how deep do you need to know the new surroundings? Are you interested in the hidden stories of the city? Do you want to discover the best local places there is? Don’t you know the answer to all the questions above by now? If not, keep on reading.

Here, are the 5 Advantages of hiring a local tour operator in Iran.

1. Looking for An Expert Guide?

Have you ever tasted the true vibes through a travel book? Surely you have picked quite a lot of historical facts and sites, but were there any juicy stories between the lines? You could only grab a bite of crème de la crème if you are mingling among the local communities. If you are looking to experience Iran local life, we recommend you to go for it with local people. They are the best options to bring you out and show you the real flavor of the town and paint a timeless picture in your heart.

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At IranAmaze, we are not just looking to show you Iran’s sites but want to ingrain experiences and memories that you’ll remember for life. Therefore, we’ve chosen the best Iran tour guides to bring forth the most notable moments on your journey.

What’s more, locals are the ones who are always on top of every single thing which matters to the holidaymakers; from the unknown local Iranian art makers to a high-end restaurant, the calendar openings and events, newest laws and regulations, and much more. Imagine you are at Tajrish Square, and thinking of going to an art shop. How you ever read about Qaem Shopping Mall and the amazing art shop on its top floor in any travel book? But if you ask locals, they probably guide you to the art shop. So, precise local knowledge is the first reason why you should hire a local guide or local tour operator.

Tourists taking pictures at the Archaeological Museum of Iran and tour guide explaining

Local guides can give you information that is not found in any book or website.

2. Prefer A Flexible Vacation?

Has it ever not happened for you that while traveling with your young ones, and on the way to the next museum or so, the youngest almost throws you a tantrum! What to do? Keep calm, lay back and let the superhero of the hour take control and easily modify the daily schedule; changing the next cultural stop with the finest ice-cream shop in the town!

With the private tours, it is always easy to shift and rotate even the most squeezed daily plans. Counting on the local partner’s comprehensive destination knowledge around the city, you will have the most flexible advocates at your service. They could pivot the program in a blink of an eye and modify your tour in Iran, especially if you are traveling with children. The improvisational skills of your Iran local guide which are based on his knowledge of the area could also help with setting the most convenient program. They will also create a stress-free and friendly atmosphere even for the most demanding ones.

Build Your Own Tour

we want you to have the flexibility to stay in the moments that connect with you most. To solve similar problems, we have come up with six moments that get repeated a few times during your trip.

When Iran local guides understand your desired needs, they translate it into your daily schedules and every step of the way. Especially when you travel to Iran in small group tours, they are capable of making special arrangements due to your last-minute decisions. Here’s where your local tour operator in Iran can help you with a little pre-arrangement, and open all doors and no lines are required! Could it get more flexible?

There is a group of tourists in the Jameh Mosque of Yazd and one of them is looking at the ceiling

With the private tours, it is always easy to shift and rotate even the most squeezed daily plans.

3. Looking for The Updated Information?

The same as local guides in every part of the world, Iran local guides are an amazing source of information. They know most about the local culture, heritage, customs and traditions, food, and much more. They are your key to the new environment and your essential personal lead to discover every tiny obsession you’re having while traveling around Iran.

To bring this unique quality onboard, they take intensive courses in a variety of topics. The course includes history, art, architecture, and cuisine of Iran. To become authorized tour guides, they are also trained to keep visitors of all ages and engage them, regardless of their different interests within groups. Being on top of the situation, they are willing to pull out tricks based on their local knowledge and information. Moreover, they will make them the best caters to adults who enjoy the cultural tour. In addition, they are the newest best friends to the little ones who need constant entertaining.

They are the ones who always know the latest updates in town. They know about the new shows and plays, art galleries and openings, best Iranian restaurants, café, and more. In the city you are visiting, they are the real native people. In most cases, they grew up in the same place; therefore, they always have exciting stories and insider recommendations. Also if there is anything you wonder about the rules and regulations due to costumes, outfits, cultural shifts, do not hesitate to reach your local tour operator in Iran for exact answers.

Several tourists are sitting on the steps of Hafez's tomb in Shiraz, and one of them is looking at the map.

Local guides grew up in the same place; therefore, they always have exciting stories and insider recommendations.

4. Local Travel Agencies Are Generally Less Expensive

When it comes to the price and payment, most people look for the best quality with the cheapest price. Isn’t it true? Here, the local travel agent or local tour operator has a significant role. Since they book hundreds of reservations in a single hotel, or have cooperation with their local partners, they usually get the best deal. They also offer prices on the first hand. As a result, compared to booking on your own, or through an international agency, they almost always offer better prices.

Moreover, even the biggest international tour operators have local partners in different destinations. Needless to say that they run their business to have profits, which comes from the percentage that they add to net prices of local operators proposals. As a result, their prices are always higher, and in order to have the best quality and lowest price, locals are a better choice. Sometimes, in their websites you can see that they say “lowest prices guaranteed”.

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5. Support The Local Economy by Hiring The Locals!

Do you have any ideas on how tours affect the local economy? You probably know that whenever you hire from a local service provider, you are supporting lives and the local community. This is called responsible travel, and it is all about supporting sustainable tourism which helps the wellbeing of a chain of people.

Local tour guides and companies offering local experiences are predominantly local businesses. This means your travel expense is directly impacting the local community. Therefore, by choosing a local tour operator in Iran, you will directly support the local community and its citizens. Responsible travel is all about helping to preserve what is there to be seen all people from all around the world, now, and in the future. Some Iran private tours offer a more in-depth and more immersive experience connecting travelers with local communities. In these cases, you might even end up supporting a local sensitive cause; such as the endangered animals, natural resources, cultural traditions and more.

How does it feel to enjoy your vacation and feel like a benevolent too? How does that really work? Your local tour guide, especially in a tailor-made tour, small group tours, or even private tours, led you through a schedule of various activities during your stay. Each activity involves and occupies several individuals and local businesses. In general, tourism helps museums and art galleries, restaurant and cafes, handicrafts and souvenir shops, benefit from the national income. Moreover, as a result of hiring Iran local guides, permanent and seasonal jobs are made, and the youth and the retired find a rewarding salary. There will be more and more businesses involved with the holidaymakers and visitors, and the service quality will step to a new standard.

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