Are you leaving for Iran soon? After reading our travel advice about Iran, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations Iran requires will amongst others depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Iran, also known as Persia and officially as the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country located in Western Asia. It is bordered by Iraq and Turkey to the west, by Azerbaijan and Armenia to the northwest, by the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan to the north, by Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east, and by the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south.
Vaccinations Iran: common risks
You may encounter diseases in Iran against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Iran requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.