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What border is recommended? Esendere/Serou or the more usual Bazargan?
We are planning to enter Iran coming from Turkey with 3 European passports in the next weeks driving motorbikes.
What border is recommended? Esendere/Serou or the more usual Bazargan?
Safely, weather, time,…
Entered Iran on Bazargan boarder a few weeks ago.
Watch out that the y don't stamp a 10-days Transit-stamp on your carnet by any reason!?
Serou boarder while leaving Iran was just a mess. Kids and strange people all around between both boarders. Can not really recommend one or the other.
Both work. But the weather, I would be afraid of! It was already cold weeks ago. ..
basically Yuksekova is where the Army vs Kurdish stuff is happening so you could get caught up in the midst of a military operation. But I don't think anyone will try and put you in danger on purpose. I'm not sure how Van Ozalp is, but I think the same applies there too where there might be terrorist roadside bombs (mainly aimed at army, police and civil service) and fire exchanges between the two. So it is a "hot" area but I very much doubt if you went there you'll be targeted, just might end up unlucky.. wrong time wrong place kind of thing.
Both Bazargan and Serou border were straight forward when I crossed, no much hassle and procedure. People are very helpful. At Bazargan there are helpers they want be paid. At Serou there where surprised that I gave them money.
For us it was the opposite. Entering in Bazargan - they wanted money to fill out carnet -
But leaving in Serou it was just a very big mess! All people without uniform and small kids with the soldiers inside their rooms. The same 10 year old kid even on both sides...
Were happy when we left there.
About Turkish area. It's just great! The kurdish people are just amazing!!
Their hospitality is what i expected in Iran. But in Iran, we got just kicked out of the house of "Hossein the biker", who makes a lot of commercial, also here on HU to visit him in Urmia!
Watch out there! He will also try to sell you insurance for more then 100€ by scaring you the police will take your bike and you never see it again and so on ...
hi dear mtorbikers
i can say surley the esendere/serou in the best for entering iran and the area is safe we are traveling a lot to that area
its easy to cross and you will not have 10days limitation for carnet
you dont have to pay money for anything
PAY ATTENTION:EVERY VEHICLE NEED TO HAVE A CARNET
and which is dakaralex wrote about me
you just should ask somebody who is traveling in iran,they will say iran is the best country in the world,iranian hospitality is the best just ask please
and dakaralex came here,i helped them we gave them food,room,take to doctor,buying medicins,taking care and help to buy insurance and its necesarry every car or motorbike should have insurance,if police ask for insurance and if you dont have it they will stop bike,i live in iran so i know better than him
we keep them 2 days and can not more
and my hospitality is not commercials everybody knows me in urmia evn i take the travelers from street to have dinner or .... with together
i cant write more about my experinces i am meeting travelers for 3 years and if i write about that the text would be longe i mean real LONG!!!!
so,i want yours to decide about me please
We crossed from Kapiköy to Razi (between Van, Turkey and Khoy, Iran) some days ago. People told us to pass queue in Turkish side and the whole process took only one hour.
There are some road works both sides of the border and I didn´t notice any gas stations between Özalp and Khoy. Snow was quite close in the mountains, but temperature was decent ten degrees.
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