• Duration

    13 Days & 12 Nights

  • Start Date
    • 03/11/2018 (Available)
    • 06/01/2019(Available)
    • 26/01/2019(Available)
    • 03/03/2019(Available)
  • Tour Code

    # 09

  • Price
    • 3 PAX  2700 ‎€
    • 6  PAX 2050 ‎€
    • 9 PAX 1588 ‎€
    • 12 PAX 1365 ‎€
  • Group Size
    • Min 3 PAX
    • Max 12 PAX
  • Start

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  • Finish

    Isfahan -Iran

  • Type

    Desert Safari

  • Physical Grading

    Gentle

Dasht-e Kavir & Rig-e Jenn Desert Tour

Iran Great Salt Tour is one of the most popular tours in a beautiful desert of Iran. You will explore truly fantastic remote places, enjoy delicious exotic cuisine, and discover desert geology, flora, fauna and history. Step into salt flats and desert dunes of the magnificent Maranjab Desert. Then continue your journey to the Salt Lake, the remainder of the Paratethys Sea. Head to the mystical desert of Rig- e Jenn (the genies’ dune) to visit the wonderful sceneries, walk barefeet on the soft sand , dry riverbeds and crystallized salt flowers. Relish the enigmatic and eye-catching sand hills and dunes in Dasht-e Kavir. Our last stop is Isfahan, the glorious city  with its unique architecture and culture.

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Highlights

• Tehran (UNESCO)
• Kashan (UNESCO)
• Aran va Bidgol (UNESCO)
• Rig-e Jenn
• Dash-e Kavir
• Isfahan

Itinerary

1st Day Arrival-Tehran

Arrival in Tehran International Airport; Meet and greet by your tour guide and transfer to the hotel
O/N Tehran (Hotel)
Meals: Breakfast

2nd Day Tehran

Tour some of the magnificent museums in downtown Tehran, like National Museum of Iran and Abgineh (Glass and Ceramic) Museums. The national museum contains prestigious relics influential in shaping the world’s culture and civilization. Our next visit is the Golestan Palace, (the Rose Garden Palace) UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the oldest historic monuments belonging to a group of royal buildings in Tehran & Tehran traditional grand bazaar.

3rd Day Tehran – Kashan- Aran va Bidgol

Kashan is a small town with a great and vibrant history. Its historical and traditional houses, like invaluable gems, are bearing stories of once known families of the city. Then we spend hours to visit Kashan breathtaking highlights including Fin garden UNESCO World Heritage Site and the historical houses of Borujerdis & Tabatabaeis. Drive to Aran & Bidgol.
O/N Aran & Bidgol (Local House)
Meals: Breakfast

4th Day Aran-Maranjab-Camp1

The dazzling Maranjab desert is stretched endlessly in north east of Aran va Bidgol covered by eye catching sand dunes, flowing sands and Haloxylons. Its approximately 850 meters above sea level and has hot-dry climate. We climb aboard the car and Safari through Maranjab Desert.We have a short stop in Maranjab Caravanserai. Drinking water from Qanat has formed a tiny pool surrounded by tall green trees right before the colossal structure. This rare confrontation of water and land, light and shadow, heat and cool weather opens a wondering landscape before desert goers’ eyes. Salt Lake is our next destination. stunning, enchanting, unique and economically vital in the region, Salt Lake is one of the most beautiful landscapes in desert.
O/N Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

5th Day Maranjab-Camp 2

We pass through dunes. A combination of growing green plants on brown sandy context bordering blue sky, creates dazzling beauty. Camel Riding is another great activity in desert. This patient animal and its lifestyle in hot weather of desert is so fascinating.
O/N Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

6th Day Maranjab-Camp 3

We are in the middle of our trip and continue discovering its beauties which wonders isn’t less than green forests in any way. Its endemic flora and fauna and their resistance against desert tough weather is a wonderful phenomenon. Being speechless, we delve into desert once again.
O/N Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

7th Day Maranjab- Camp 4

Like previous day, we drive to the east. After some hours of driving, we start walking. Our experience isn’t completed without feeling hot dunes under our feet. Sunset on safari is a must-see sight. picturesque desert horizon provides the perfect blank canvas for the rays of the setting sun to bounce off, engulfing the entire landscape in a burnt orange and dusky pink glow. as a bit of a chameleon, changing from a dark rusty brown color at sunrise to blood-red as the sun sets.
O/N Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

8th Day Rig-e Jen - Camp 5

During all these days, we have been quite drowned in the silence and beauty of desert. We still have long way to go. When we are in the heart of desert, it seems endless. The more you delve into it, the better you can understand the wonders hidden behind it’s silence. Today we drive another part of the desert.
O/N Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

9th Day Rig-e Jen - Camp 6

Full day Safari drive in Dash-e Kavir
O/N Desert Camp
Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

10th Day Rig-e Jen- Camp 7-Anarak

we finish our expedition in desert and drive to south toward Iran’s biggest Desert, Kavir-e Namak (Salty desert) in the old historical Anarak, a mineral city in the heart of desert. Its beautiful citadel & magnificent caravanserai shows us some aspects of life style in desert areas.
O/N Anarak (Local House)
Meals: Breakfast

11th Day Anarak- Isfahan

Put all wonders aside, the famous city of Isfahan, Safavid shining capital with countless attractions is ahead of us today. Iran’s richest city renowned for its exceptional architecture and arts such as Meenakari, Miniature, Silverwork and Copper. As we enter the city, taking a stroll on historical Khaju and Si-o-se pol historical bridges at night make you ready for your tomorrow visits.
O/N Isfahan(Hotel)
Meals: Breakfast

12th Day Isfahan

The next morning is fully dedicated to Isfahan teemed with fabulous monuments and UNESCO world heritages. At the city’s heart stands UNESCO-listed Naqsh-e Jahan Square (Meidan Emam) flanked by azure-tiled mosques, Outstanding Sheikh Lotf-ol- lah and Imam Mosques, Ali Qapu palace and the entrance to a vast bazaar. Fountains dance where once polo players pranced to entertain Safavid Ruler, Shah Abbas. Chehel Sotun Palace, Jameh Mosque (Masjed-e Jāmé) UNESCO World Heritage Site and delving into traditional bazaar with eye-catching handicrafts give you the opportunity to get closer to Iranian culture.
O/N Isfahan (Hotel)
Meals: Breakfast

13th Day Isfahan-Airport

Transfer to the airport to board the home bound flight, end of the tour

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Inclusion

Service level : Standard
Transport: Air conditioned transport throughout the tour, Local transportation on and off road (Safari/Camel Riding)
Accommodation :04 Nights hotel, 04 nights in Local House, 04 Nights Camp
Tour Guide : English speaking Guide  / Local Desert Expert Guide
Insurance: Travel insurance
Meals: 08 Lunches & Dinners, Refreshment

Exclusion

• International air ticket
• Meals not included in Itinerary
• Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, mini bar used in the room, tips etc.
• Tips and porter charges
• Any other services not specified above
• Entrance fees

Important Note

  • Please bear in mind in local houses single room is only available upon request. Clean mattress is available.
    • On sea trips in case of bad conditions, routes and timing may change
    • In trips close to nature, in case of climate changes and lousy weather,  accommodation and schedule may change
    • Booking process of the hotels starts upon receiving the flight details.
    • Changes in the hotels may occur

Visa

In order to get the visa, we need 7 working days to get the invitation ref number from Iran foreign ministry.
Required documents :Completed visa application form (please Click here to fill the application form),
Copy of your passport; and also the scan of your former visa if you have traveled to Iran before .
Passport copy file should be as follow:
• Size 40 kb/5.5 cm *4.3 cm
• Format should be JPEG or GIF

Responsible Travel

As the executive of nature tours in Iran & Globe, we have assumed our responsibility & role so seriously, know the tourism effect on our surrounded environment & local society, and try to plan & operate our tours in accordance with this foreground thought; For, we believe that the tour executive has a great effect on the means of transferring his/her experiments, to guarantee both the passengers health & environment conservation .