Trip Highlights

Off road driving in Iran central desert.
Visiting Salt Lake, Mesr and Farahzaad oasis in the heart of the desert.
Tasting local food and associating with aboriginal people.

  • Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Trip Code: 999-074-BSC-4x4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Activities: Desert Adventures,
  • Regions: Farahzad, Isfahan Province, Iran
  • Start From: Tehran, Esfahan or Yazd
  • End: Tehran, Esfahan or Yazd
  • Service Level: Basic
  • Group Size: ( 4 - 15 )
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Price: From € 199
  • Single Supplement: N/A

This tour has been designed for backpackers who would to have halt day desert off road driving to the heart of Iran central desert. On this trip we will arrange Taxi for pick up from the hotel from Esfahan, Yazd and Tehran towards Khur town and from there another taxi will pick from the bus terminal and send you the oasis. On the packaged tour you will sleep the first night in the guest house and the next day you will start your 4x4 desert tour in the afternoon. The route we chose for the off road has many attractions with the different landscape.  We will see the semi/ muddy dry lake and many different hill with a variety of shapes and sand dune. Also, we have chosen a special place for our sunset view.
The tour will finish on the oasis and from there you can continue as well. The reception of the guest house will help you to arrange a taxi to the bus terminal or get a private taxi to your next step. Please let them know immediately when you arrive there.

Services Included

Meal Abbreviations (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)


2 B

2 L

2 D


One night traditional guest house, 1 nights tent camping


Private from hotel to the bus terminal, local Public bus ticket to the desert “khur”, private car from khur to the oasis “guest house”, Backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg)

Other Services

Desert guide, Drinking water

Backpack handling by 4WD or Mules (limited by 15kg per person)

Provided Gear: Eating utensils, tents and camping equipment, sleeping bags, mattress, pillows, duffel bag for non-trek items left at Adventure Iran office

Not Included

Items of personal nature, travel insurance

Day 1: Public bus to Khur, drive to the oasis
Based on your origin you have the choice to be picked up from Tehran, Yazd or Esfahan to the bus terminal and we provide the bus ticket toward Khur town. The pick up time from Yazd and Esfahan is around noon and from Tehran is in the afternoon. When you arrive in Khur we provide another taxi to pick you up to send you to the oasis. You will have traditional local food in the guest house and also you will stay the night there. (D)

Day 2: 4X4 OFF ROAD DESERT TOUR -After breakfast in the guest house you have time to walk around the oasis and enjoy the silence of the oasis and the desert as well. After lunch your 4x4 off rod desert tour will start towards the heart of the desert. We will visit the spectacular shapes of salt and walk around the lake. After photography and spending some time in the salt lake we will drive the sand dune. Afterwards the driver drop us off in a point to view the sunset. We have time for walking on sand dunes around the viewpoint. We will go for photography at sunset time and then drive back to the guesthouse for dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 3: Free before check out- After breakfast you havetime before check out time. Afterward depending on the destination you are travelling for, you will continue the journey and the guys there in the oasis will help you to arrange the taxi to khur or private car for another cities (B, L)

  • We perform the above tour with fixed departures once a week every Wednesday departing from Tehran, Yazd or Esfahan, from Mid-September to May, so if you arrange your itinerary and departure date, you can join the group for low cost trip..
  • The tour finishes at noon on the oasis on the day there, depending on your plan, you can stay one more night there or the reception arranges you a transportation facility to travel to your destination.
  • When you are sending your inquiry, please mention the city name for pick up, the name and number of your hotel and if you have Iranian cell phone number please mention as well.

Important Note:
Deviating from this itinerary is unpreventable sometimes due to weather conditions, seasonal changes, frequency of visits to a village or for any other factor which may influence our travel times and schedules. Furthermore, this is the tight itinerary and sometimes we must skip a place or two depending on the season.

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