Iran multi-activity customized tour including Iran’s main UNESCO sites, hiking in non-touristic region and staying in Maranjab caravanserai in the heart of Dasht-e Kavir desert
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- Iran combo cultural-historical and hiking tour
- An active journey through Central Iran
- Dena National Park and protected areas
- Visit Shiraz, Isfahan, Yazd and Kashan UNESCO world heritage sites
- lodging in historical renovated caravanserais and boutique hotels
- Hike in the foothills of Zagros mountains
- Interaction with local people in non touristic remote regions
- Taste local Persian cuisine
- Visit historical village of Abyaneh
- Maranjab desert hike
- Experience two totally different climatic regions in one short journey
This trip is a cultural and historical sightseeing tour of Iran combined with short hiking in Zagros mountains and exploration of Maranjab region which is part of the Dashte Kavir Desert. “Discovering Iran” is one our company’s best soft adventure tours during spring and autumn seasons. You will have the chance to see all of UNESCO world heritage sites in the main touristic cities of Shiraz , Esfahan, Yazd and Kashan. In addition, you will walk through the famous village of Abyaneh which is in the list of Iran’s tentative UNESCO heritage villages. For the hiking part of the trip you will participate in a short hiking trip in the foothills of the massive Dena mountain chain. This will go through the Dena National Park exploring some of the remote and seldom visited villages in this region. The last full day of the itinerary will be spent hiking inside the Dasht-e Kavir desert, with overnight lodging at one of the most important Silk Road caravanserais close to the salt lake. We operate this tour through 2 vastly different ecosystems and climatic conditions. The travelers therefore must be prepared for cold mountain temperatures as well as hot desert conditions.
The best time for this trip is in April-May and October-November time period. If you would like to come in summer or winter please get in touch with us and we will offer you a better and more suitable itinerary for those seasons.
The journey will start from Shiraz and finish in Maranjab desert with free transfer to Tehran IKA airport.