Sand dunes of Persia – Iran Desert Tour

Desert Horizons: Embarking on an Iranian Exploration

Our desert tours perfectly blend mystery, beauty, history, culture, and star-filled skies, from the narrow streets of ancient Persian towns to the fantastic dunes of mosques and hidden oases. This desert tour will allow you to live a rewarding and typical adventure while enjoying amazing sceneries very different from each other… We invite you to join/book this desert tour to discover the Iranian desert’s various facets.

9 Days



Day 1: Tehran

Arrival, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to hotel. Depending on your arrival flight, the following morning, we will begin a full-day tour of the capital, Tehran. We are starting with a walking tour through old Tehran and visiting the old Gate of Tehran, Golestan Palaces, Imam (former Royal) Mosque and the Grand Bazaar, a large roofed old shopping complex. Overnight Tehran.

Day 2: Damghan

Early morning drive to Damghan, En route visiting Shah Abbasi caravansary in Deh-e-Namak, visit Semnan James mosque, citadel and traditional bath, visit Tarikhaneh Damghan, Overnight Damghan.

Day 3: Kharanagh

After breakfast, an early morning drive to the central desert of IRAN (Kevir-e Markazi or Dasht-e-Kevir) and Kharanagh village, en route visiting the natural phenomena of the Iranian desert life, visiting the attractions and wonders of life in the desert village of Jandaq—overnight Kharanagh.

Day 4: Mesr Desert

Early morning drive to the desert of Mesr, trekking and visiting different parts of the desert and many Oases en route. Overnight Mesr Desert.

Day 5: Mesr Desert

Early in the morning, we continue our adventure with camel riding (Optional – Camel riding is not included in this tour, and extra charges will occur if you wish to ride a camel) to Mesr village. En route, visit palm gardens and towns, and become familiar with the desert Architecture and way of life—Overnight at Mesr Desert (at the desert hotel).

Day 6: Yazd

Today, we set off for the magnificent city of Yazd. Lunch en route, afternoon arrival, meet and greet with the local guide, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight Yazd.

Day 7: Yazd

Full-day city tour of Yazd to visit Towers of Silence, Fire Temple, Friday Mosque, Dowlat-Abad Gardens, Zoorkhaneh (Power House), Amir Chakhmakh Square and the local bazaar. Overnight Yazd.

Day 8: Shiraz

Drive to Shiraz. En route, you will visit Pasargad, Naghshe Rostam and the most magnificent city of the ancient world, Persepolis, which is now registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during the Achemaenian era. Overnight Shiraz.

Day 9: Shiraz – Tehran

We will start our Shiraz tour by the Karmikhani complex, the residential palace of the Zand dynasty. We continue to Vakil complex, Vakil Mosque, Bazar, and the public bath remaining from his reign. We also visited the colorful Nasirolmolk mosque. In the afternoon, we will visit the Eram Garden, Naranjestan Palace, and the tombs of world-famous poets Hafez and Saadi. Depending on your departure home on the evening flight to Tehran, we can transfer you directly to the International Airport or stay another night in Tehran at your leisure. We will take you to the airport the following day.

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