Information published on 17 April 2018 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 594.

Iran: The second international rail tour of Iran will end on 20 April 2018

The second international rail tour of Iran in the name of “The Heart of Iran” started its work with a warm welcome by European and Asian tourists and in coordination with Iranian Railways on 9 April.

There are 27 foreign tourists from US, Britain, Ireland, South Africa and some Asian countries on this tour who are supposed to visit Tehran, Mashahd, Raien, Kerman, Yazd, Isfahan, Shiraz, Kashan, Qom, Arak, Shoushtar, Shoush and Veresk, according to Mohammad Moheb Khodaei, the Tourist Deputy of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourist Organisation of Iran.

This journey will end on 20 April and is mostly done by rail. There are 33 train crew members who are accompanying the tourists to provide on-board services. The tourists will continue their journey on the Russian Golden Eagle lux train which provides services such as booking five-star accommodation for them.

It has to be mentioned that the first rail tour of Iran in the name of “The Silk Road” started on 3 April in the presence of 38 tourists from Canada, Denmark, Britain, Australia, Italy, Singapore, Peru and Malaysia.

(Source: RAI)