• Duration

    13 Days & 12 Nights

  • Location

    Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, Kashan, Lut Desert

  • Start

    Tehran – Iran

  • Finish

    Tehran – Iran

  • Type

    Horseback Riding and Cultural Tour

  • Group Size

    4-6 Pax

  • Physical Grading

    Strong intermediate & Advance

  • Tour Code

    # 303

Lut Desert Horseback Riding Tour

(Tehran, Abyaneh, Isfahan, Meybod, Yazd, Kerman)

Join us for an exciting trip to Iran. Visit Abyaneh village, a fantastic town with its unique buildings. Step into the glorious city of Isfahan to glance at the magnificent monuments. See the highlights of Meybod and Yazd. Get to Kerman and Shahdad to begin your thrilling horseback riding in a lovely desert of Iran.

Highlights

• Ganjali Khan Complex
• Shahdad
• Horsebackriding
• Lut Desert
• Deh Seif Village
• Mahan Garden (UNESCO)
• Historic City of Yazd (UNESCO)
• Nain Congregational Mosque
• Naqsh-e Jahan (UNESCO)
• Imam Mosque (UNESCO)
• Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
• Fin Garden (UNESCO)
• Borujerdis & Tabatabaei Houses
• Golestan Complex (UNESCO)

Itinerary

1st Day
Arrival Tehran
Arrival in Imam Khomeini International airport, after greeting transfer to the hotel Early check in and rest, O/N Tehran (Hotel)
2nd Day
Tehran- Kerman- Chahr Farsakh
Transfer to Mehr Abad Airport to fly to Kerman, Sightseeing of kerman drive towards Chahar Farsakh village around 1:30 hours. O/N Chahar Farsakh (Local House-D)
3rd Day
Mahan- Chahar Farsakh
Drive towards Chahar Farsakh village. Go and visit Horse club. Get to know the team and horses. 3 to 4 hours ride in Chahar Farsakh’s gardens and plains. You could swim in the hot spring as well. O/N Chahar Farsakh (Local House- B-L-D)
4th Day
Chahar Farsakh- Shahdad-Lut Desert
Transfer horses to Shahdad Desert almost 30 minutes’ drive. Starting your stunning day of your riding through fantastic scenery of Kalouts “geomorphological phenomenon which made by erosion of wind and water”, after 4 hours riding in this area sunset can be absolutely the nice ending of your day. O/N lout Desert (Camp-B-L-D)
5th Day
Lut Desert- Camp-e Kaviry
After spending night and falling sleep through staring to starry sky the beautiful sunrise let us continue the other day of riding on land of sand, ride around 4-5 hours get to Camp-e Kaviri and make a tent in koots ( Traditional Arbour),O/N Camp-e Kaviry( Camp-B-L-D)
6th Day
Camp-e Kaviry- Deh Sief
Today take a lead of your Persian horses for 3 hours to see different view of nature en route of Deh Seif. Trotting and galloping to get to Nebkas (Desert Vases) and visting Shafiabad’s old fortress and end your last day of riding through the date-palm groves, O/N Deh Seif (Local House-B-L-D)
7th Day
Deh Seif- Mahan – Kerman

Driving towards Shahdad, heading to Mahan & visiting Mahan highlights including Shazdeh Garden (Prince Garden), (UNESCO World heritage site), as a typical Iranian Garden and Shah Nemat-Ol-Lah Vali Tomb, driving to Kerman
8th Day
Kerman – Zein o din- Yazd

Driving to Yazd ,visiting Zein-od-din Caravansary, Mehriz and Mehrpadin Citadel en route and
9th Day
Yazd

Full day city tour of Yazd ,the old city with interesting desert Architectural
style, and visit the highlights of the city, including Amir Chakhmagh Ensemble, Fahadan old neighborhood, Zeyaeyeh(Aleksandra Prison), Water Museum, Congregational Mosque, Zoroastrian old Fire Temple, and the tallest Wind Tower in Dowlat Abad Garden
10th Day
Yazd – Na’in- Meybod – Esfahan

Driving toward Esfahan, visiting Meybod and Na’in highlights en route, including Pirneya Museum, Congregational Mosque, and old Water Reservoir of Na’in, plus caravansary, traditional refrigerator, Chaparkhane (old post center), Pigeon Tower, Narin Castle, and Ceramic Shops of Meybod
11th Day
Esfahan
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
12th Day
Esfahan- Kashan
Driving towards Kashan, Sightseeing of Kashan, including Fin garden, (UNESCO World Heritage Site), an Iranian typical garden, plus the historical houses of Brojerdiha & Tabatabayeeha, and Aghabozorg Mosque
13th Day
Kashan- Tehran- IKA

Driving to 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

Inclusion

Service level : Standard
Transport: Air conditioned transport throughout the cities, All Airport transfers
Accommodation : 06 Nights 3 star Hotel, 03 Nights Local House, 02 Nights Tent/Camp
Meals : 4 Lunches , 5 Dinners
Group Leader : English Speaking Guide in cities & Horseback Riding Expert Guide
Other Services:Horse for riding, Camping & riding Equipment,

Exclude

• Any international air ticket
• Lunches and dinners 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
• Travel insurance

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.
• Changes in the hotels may occur
• Personal Equipment: Helmet, Sleeping bag, Head lamp
• In our horse-back riding trips, all accommodations are camp based, including portable tents or Local house ( No bed and towel in Local house , Traditional mattress instead)
• The duration of horse-back riding can be available about 3-6 hours a day, depending on the terrains, rider skill & different paces of walk, trot or canter.
• This Itinerary is a basic trip program, changing in in each special season. Please reading the itinerary & taking the idea of your trip, be flexible with the unexpected changes, made for your comforts to be met.
• Strong Intermediate, & advanced riders are eligible to participate in this Tour.

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 .