Medical tourism in Northern Iran… On hearing of the modern medical facilities of the hospital, he decided to go there and receive treatment. He was admitted to the International Ward of Shomal Hospital which is exclusively equipped for foreign patients. The guy is satisfied with the reception and services he received and thanks the staff and Iranian people for ‘looking after’ him during his stay in the hospital and in the country.
Established in 2014, the hospital is equipped with up-to-date facilities and trained specialists and nurses.
AriaMedTour and Shomal Hospital are now jointly offering VIP medical-tourism services to international patients. The services include free medical consultation, travel arrangement (visa issuance facilitation, flight and hotel reservation), airport pick-up, interpreting, and tour guide services, offering sightseeing and local tours to patients, round-the-clock phone support, follow-up services and post-operative video calls between patients and doctors.
Medical Tourism in Northern Iran
Northern Iran (Gilan, Mazandaran and Golestan provinces) has enormous capacities for medical tourism. Tourist-friendly nature coupled with new medical facilities of major cities in Northern Iran are two main advantages of health services in the region.
Dense forests and cool coastlines of the three provinces are unique in the Middle East. The geographical diversity of the region (mountains, forests, plains and beaches) along with its lovely weather has made it the most popular local destination for Iranians, especially during the Noruz holidays and the summer. This also has attracted many foreign travelers over the past years including tourists from Persian Gulf states.
Tourists traveling to Northern Iran can enjoy the excellent traditional cuisine of the region. Gilan Province is the best example of this cultural feature. The richness of culinary tradition comes from the climate, making it possible for a variety of fruits, vegetables, and poultry to be grown and raised Seafood is also very diverse as the Caspian Sea is a rich source of seafood and caviar, the latter being a precious export of Iran.