• Duration

    29Days & 28Nights

  • Location

    Tehran, Kashan, Maranjab, Abuzeydabad, Zavareh,, Ashin, Rig-e Jenn , Anarak ,Jandaq, Mesr, Arousan ,Khur- Kavir Tabaghe,Tabas, Deyhuk,Deh Yuk- Nayband, Central Lut- Shahshad,Meymand, Bavanat,Abarkuh,Bezhdaneh,Haresabad ,Varzaneh ,Isfahan .

  • Start

    Tehran – Iran

  • Finish

    Isfahan – Iran

  • Type

    Desert Safari

  • Group Size

    2-15

  • Physical Grading

    Gentle

  • Tour Code

    # 0785

Discover Iran Deserts Tour

Our most popular tour takes you on a thrilling off-road adventure through the Lut Desert. 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. Later on, visit the wonderful sceneries of the Abuzeydabad and enjoy walking barefeet on the soft sand.  Explore the historical village of Zavareh with its brilliant Grand Mosque, the minaret of Pamenar Mosque and the old bazaar. Carry on towards the little famous and distinctive village of Ashin and then head to the mystical desert of Rig- e Jenn (the genies’ dune) to visit sand dunes, dry riverbeds and crystallized salt flowers. Travel further into the central part of Iran towards Jandagh and then Mesr with the enigmatic and eye-catching sand hills and dunes. The next day, stop in the remote villages of Arousan and Khur. Go on to the vast area covered with white beautiful polygons of salt crystals in Tabas and explore its beautiful views. Spend a day in the layered village of Nayband with its fruit gardens and palm trees. Head to the mystical northern, central and southern Lut Desert to spend a 10-day desert safari in this unique desert of Iran. Visit Malek Mohammad spectacular mountain, pass through marvelous Rig-e-Yalan and head to the breathtaking Kalouts (Yardang) in Shahshad. Then continue your journey towards Gandom Beryan, Iran’s most extraordinary and the hottest point on the Earth! Explore the intriguing Cultural Landscape of Maymand and examine the lifestyle, traditions and culture of the local people. The next stop is Bavanat County, famous for its fruit gardens and rich history. After that, head to Abarkuh county and visit the still-standing ancient Cypress. Explore Varzaneh, especially the protected area of the Gavkhouni Lake and the salt marsh, and finally step into the glorious city of Isfahan with its unique architecture and culture.

Highlights

• Tehran (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
• Kashan (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
• Maranjab desert
• Abuzeydabad desert
• Zavareh
• Ashin Village
• Rig J Desert National Park
• Anarak
• Jandaq Village
• Mesr Village
• Mesre Desert
• Arousan Village
• Khur
• Kavir Tabaghe Desert
• Tabas
• Deyhuk Village
• Nayband Village
• Lut Desert (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
• Kalouts ( Yardangs)
• Shahshad
• Kerman
• Meymand (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
• Bavanat
• Abarkuh
• Bezhdaneh Village
• Haresabad Village
• Varzaneh Desert
• Isfahan (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Itinerary

1st Day
Arrival-Tehran
Arrival at IKIA International Airport, meet, greet, and transfer to the hotel, early check in and rest. O/N Tehran (Hotel –B)
2nd Day
Tehran
Visiting some highlights of Tehran including Iran Ancient National Museum (Iran’s mother museum), The museum containing prestigious relic’s influential in shaping the world’s culture and civilization. (Closed on holy memorial ceremonies.) Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) one of the oldest historic monuments) belonging to a group of royal buildings in Tehran, UNESCO World Heritage Site. visiting traditional Bazaar (closed on Fridays and Thursdays afternoon) O/N Tehran (Hotel –B)
3rd Day
Tehran-Kashan-Maranjab
Safari Drive towards Kashan, visit the highlights of Kashan including Fin garden(one of the nine Persian Garden in UNESCO World heritage site) and Borujerdis and Tabatabaei historical houses, drive towards to Maranjab O/N Maranjab (Camp – B-L-D)
4th Day
Maranjab- Abuzeydabad
Safari Drive to Abuzeydabad Desert, en route visit Maranjab caravanserai part of Silk Road, special vegetation, camels are there, and Namak (Salt) Lake and continue sand and vast plain til reach Abuzeydabad, O/N Abuzeydabad (Camp – B-L-D)
5th Day
Abuzeydabad – Zavareh- Ashin
Safari Drive towards an old city of Zavareh and visit the Zavareh historical site, then head to Daghe Sorkh salty- desert, pass colorful hills and head to towards a wonderful and unique village of Ashin O/N Ashin (Camp- B-L-D)
6th Day
Ashin- Rig-e Jenn
Safari Drive to north great dunes of Riggejen, walk and trek and stay , walk, O/N Rig-e Jenn (Camp- B-L-D)
7th Day
Rig-e Jenn
Safari Drive to the east and walk and trek and satay Rig-e Jenn (Camp – B-L-D)
8th Day
Rig-e Jenn – Anarak -Jandaq- Mesr
Safari Drive towards south, visit an old city of Anarak and continue to east to fantastic city of Jandagh and head to Mesr village, (Local House- B-L-D)
9th Day
Mesr- Arousan
Trek toward Arosuan , visit Mesr village and pass through the dunes and set up camp O/N Mesre (Camp – B-L-D)
10th Day
Arousan –Khur- Kavir Tabaghe-Tabas- Deyhuk
Safari Drive towards Deyhuk and pass khur and visit fantastic Kavir Tabaqhe, continue towards Tabas and visist the highlights of Tabas and head towards Deyhuk, O/N Deyhuk ( Local House-B-L-D)
11th Day
Deh Yuk- Nayband
Visit a village filled with Saffron farms and historic texture and architecture of Dehyuk, Drive towards Nayband, visit the citrus gardens and local hot spring, Dige Rustam, prepare for a marvelous expedition safari desert , O/N Deyhuk ( Local House -B-L-D)
12th-22th Day
Day-Nayband- Central Lut- Shahshad
Start our safari desert towards North, central and south Lut which filled with marvelous , pass ups and downs of geomorphological such as Namaki soul, dry mud, flat plain, (hamada) , canyon, kalouts (Yarding) and lofty dunes and (9 nights in Camp / 01 night local house)
23th Day
Shahshad- Meymand
Drive towards Maymand, visit Cultural Landscape of Maymand (UNESCO World Heritage Site) a small mainly self-sufficient community within one large valley, reflects a traditional three phase transhumance system with unusual troglodytic winter housing in a dry desert environment. It is a good example of a system that appears to have been once more widespread, and involves the movement of people rather than animals to three defined settlement areas, one of which is cave dwellings. O/N Maymand (Local House-B)
24th Day
Meymand- Bavanat -Abarkuh
Drive towards an eccentric vineyard of Bavanat popuilted with arab and ghashgaeei, head to Abarkuh, 4000 year old Cypress , O/N abarkuh (Local House- B)
25th Day
Abarkuh -Bezhdaneh
Drive towards Abarkuh desert which used to be an old namak lake, head to northwest to reach bezhdaneh located in south of Varzaneh desert , O/N Bezhdaneh (Local House/Camp – B-L-D)
26th Day
Bezhdaneh – Haresabad
Drive towards north to reach Haresabad and its desert O/N Haresabad (Local House/Camp – B-L-D))
27th Day
Haresabad- Varzaneh
Head to Varzaneh Desert touristic site, visit dunes, region’s vegetation, Ghavkhoni swapm, and stay in dunes varzaneh (Camp – B-L-D)
28th Day
Varzaneh- Isfahan
Full day city tour of Esfahan, including Naghsh-e Jahaan Square, (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Sheikh Lotf-ol- lah and Imam Mosques, Ali Qapu Palace (lofty Gate), and traditional bazaar encompassing the beautiful traditional Handicrafts of Esfahan ,Menar jonban( shaking Minaret,and historical bridges of Si-o-Se Pole (Bridge of 33 Arches) & Khajoo, Transfer to the airport , Fly back to home O/N (Hotel –B)
29th Day
Isfahan
End of the tour

Inclusion

Service level : Standard
Transport: Air conditioned transport throughout the tour & local transportation in all road & dirt roads (Safari)
Accommodation :02 nights in hotel (BB). | 01 early check in upon arrival | 07 nights in Traditional local House (FB) | 17 nights in Camp/Tent (FB) Daily refreshments : All Days
Group Leader : Speaking Guide in cities and villages / Local expert desert guide
Insurance: Travel insurance
Other Services: Visa Reference number                                                                                                                                                                                             Special permission: for all desert regions

Exclude

• Any international air ticket
• Meals not included
• 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 have in mind that in local house single rooms are not provided unless the client asks us for a single room. Also normally in local house, there are no beds.
• In nature trips in case of climate changes and bad weather, changes in accommodation and programs may occur
• The booking process of the hotel starts upon receiving the flight details.

Visa

In order to get the visa, we need 7 working days to get the invitation ref number from Iran foreign ministry.
The needed documents are: a completed visa application form (please Click here to fill the application form),
the copy of your passport; and also the scan of your former visa if you have traveled to Iran before .
The file of your passport copy should be as below:

• Size 40kb
• Format should be JPEG or GIF
• Size should be 5.5cm *4.3cm
• It should be digital

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 .

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