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 the 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.
Tehran Damghan Kharanagh Mesr Desert Yazd Shiraz 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.
Early morning drive to Damghan, En route visiting Shah Abbasi caravansary in Deh-e-Namak, visiting Semnan James mosque, citadel and traditional bath, visiting Tarikhaneh Damghan, Overnight Damghan.
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.
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 Mesr Desert (at the desert hotel).
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.
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 public bath remaining from his reign. We also visited the colorful Nasirolmolk mosque. In the afternoon, we will visit 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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