Discovering Iranian Deserts
This trip allows you to discover different deserts of Iran, distinguished by their specificities. You will spend unforgettable nights in the heart of the desert in traditional accommodations. In addition, you will take the opportunity to walk on the dunes, go camel riding and go on safari among the Yardangs.
After discovering the classical attractions of Tehran and Shiraz, two must-see cities of Iran, you will arrive in Kerman. The city fascinates you with a unique example of the Persian garden in the middle of the desert, on the ancient Silk Road. But this magical day is not over yet! You will continue your journey towards the desert of Shahdad. This Iranian desert includes the kaloutes, fantastic sedimentary formations, and the vast expanse of yardangs (rocky ridge created by wind erosion in a desert environment). You will admire the mystical silence, the sumptuous landscapes and the magnificent yardangs. In addition, the eternal and unlimited treasure of the Middle East, the Iranian deserts, invites you to explore. You will also discover the classic sites in Kerman under the bright sun of the Orient and taste a traditional oriental tea.
In the Middle of the Central Desert
You take the desert road to the desert city of Yazd, going through the central plateau of Iran. You will not miss the must-sees of this alluring city at all. The monuments of the Zoroastrians, the Jameh Mosque and a pleasant walk through the narrow streets of the city at the end. You will take the road towards another Iranian desert called Mesr Desert. On the road, you will visit Kharanaq Village and its ancient ruins and Bayazeh Village whose adobe fort dating back to the Safavid dynasty. At the end of the day, you will arrive in Mesr Desert, another mysterious adventure is calling you. During the day, passing over the heated dunes under the desert sky and a distant horizon which joins yellow sands and the clear sky will seem miraculous to you. The interesting experiences such as camel riding and Safari make this trip unique. At night, you will immerse yourself in the eternity drawn by the stars.
The next day you head for Isfahan through a desert road. The desert villages and the town of Nain, the cradle of the Iranian carpet, welcome you. The historic city of Isfahan and its Safavid-era masterpieces and the villages on the road to Tehran will be your latest discoveries in Iran.
This trip is recommended for anyone interested in Iranian history and civilization as well as the exuberant nature, specially the Iranian desert.