5 days trekking in the desert around 120 km in heart of Dasht-e Kavir
passing through many villages and oases
An epic passage through Iran’s Central Desert following part of the historical “silk road”
Visiting Naiin, Anarak and Meybod towns
Explore elegant historical villages such as Kharanagh, Anarak and Mesr
Passing many quintessential oases on the trek like Farahzad, Aroosan, Koreh gaz
|REGION(S)||Dasht-e Kavir (Iran Central Desert)|
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Mini bar used in the room
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This package is suitable for real trekker wishing to have long trekking. After many years performing desert trekking tours some professional customers ask about the possibility of having long desert journeys in the heart of the desert So if you are one of those guys this will fit you. This tour is a combination of different types of landscapes in the heart of Dasht-e Kavir. Our crew of professional desert drivers with 4×4 vehicles will support us during the trek and an expert English speaking desert tour guide would be with the group. This tour is available on your request and is not on our fixed departure time table but is available during the best season of Central desert. The doable season is from September to May but the best time climate and temperature wise is from October to December and March and April. For nature lovers and trekkers who are interested in shorter treks other journeys with 3 or 4 days trekking is available.
In this tour you will walk more or less on the same route that Sven Anders Hedin, the Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer and travel writer travelled by paddle steamer in 1886. He travelled to Persia twice in 1886 and 1890. In 1887, Hedin published a book about these travels entitled Through Persia, Mesopotamia and the Caucasus.
This itinerary has been designed taking into account the travels of Sven Hedin in Iran. Keeping his book (Through Persia, Mesopotamia and the Caucasus) in mind guided us through the routes he had taken while travelling in the desert. For those who are in love with books and adventures, reading his book before starting the journey can be so inspirational. You will experience a route travelled by a European adventurist and scientist and will probably see the scenes seen by him more than a hundred years ago.