Originally Posted by rtwdoug
As last years trip got cut kinda short, next year I want to visit Syria, Lebanon, Jordan (maybe Israel, if the boats to Greece are running again)and will try for an Iran visa next winter. If that goes thru, then I'll visit Iraq again,
If you go to Israel, you can't get into Iran. If you go to Iran, you can't get into Israel. Unless you have two passports
Also, Americans have to have a minder (an official tour guide) in Iran at all times. We aren't allowed to run around loose there. Took us about 4 months to get the visa, too.