Iran Scenic Desert Tour

12 Days

Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops and highlights. However, as local and operational conditions may vary and unforeseen circumstances may arise, the following itinerary should be used as a guideline.

Trip Overview, Iran Desert Tour:

This tour like many other Iran tours starts from Tehran, the capital of Iran, a city with modern structure is home to many historic mosques, churches, museums and palaces. However, after Tehran our tour moves towards the beautiful deserts of Iran. Traveling to desert is like a dream, walking barefoot through soft dry sand , visiting untouched regions, spending some time with nice people in beautiful villages and oases. In short, desert or Kavir is sand, sun and deep silence that you can not find anywhere else.

Included Highlights:

Jame Mosque
Abyaneh Historical Village
Tabatabaie Residence
Fin Garden
Tappeh Sialk
Maranjab Caravanserai

Optional Activities:

Spend Time with desert
Traditional Hotel

Tour Facts:

Accommodation: Hotel, Guest House, Camping (With Facilities)
Transport: Private vehicle, Flight
Visa: Free on Tour (Apply)
Customizable: Yes


Day 1: Tehran
Arrival in Tehran, transfer to hotel.
Hotel in Tehran- Breakfast

Day 2: Tehran
Full day city tour of Tehran to visit Golestan Palace that is both a historic site and a museum. It is a complex that consists of 17 palaces, museums, and Halls and it is worth spending a few hours to visit its luxuriously decorated rooms, nice and big dining area and ballroom and well landscaped Gardens with fountains. The Archaeological or national museum of Iran that represents you many different periods of Iran’s rich history, Glass and Carpet Museums.
Hotel in Tehran- Breakfast

Day 3: Tehran -Tabas
In the morning flight to Tabas, transfer to hotel. Tabas is known as the bride of Iran desert with a lot of historical and natural attractions. Start the tour by visiting Golshan garden, Morteza Ali Spring, Caravanserai, Citadel, Taq-e Shah Abbasi.
Hotel in Tabas -Breakfast

Day 4: Tabas – Khur
In the last day of staying in Tabas we will visit another amazing attraction of this region which is called the valley of elf .Drive to Khur via Halvan village. Enroute to Khur you will visit the beauties of desert and also salt lake.
Hotel in Khur- Breakfast

Day 5: Khur
Khur is a small village near Mesr desert and one of the amazing natural highlights of Persia .In the morning and after breakfast we will start an excursion around the region to visit salt lake ,sand dunes and diverse Iran desert Flora. Silence and mystery of desert with its starry sky at night will invite you to a thoroughly different world.
Hotel in Khur-Breakfast

Day 6: Khur – Naein
Drive to Naein, city tour of Naein to visit Jame Mosque, Pirnia Traditional House. Depending on our time schedule we can visit Rigareh Water mill and Aba Bafi workshop, man-made caves in Muhammadieh precinct.
Hotel in Naein- Breakfast

Day 7: Isfahan
Full day city tour of Isfahan to visit Chehel Sotun Palace, it was built by Shah Abbas II in 1647 as a reception hall and has 20 columns made of cypress wood and the reflection of these twenty columns in the adjacent pool, provides the other twenty; So, known as forty columns . We will continue Isfahan sightseeing by visiting Naghsh-e-Jahan Square (Image of the World Square). It is the second largest square of the world and one of the world heritage sites of Iran. The square is 160 meters wide by 508 meters long and was initially intended as the site for state ceremonies and sporting events, but by 1602, the Shah had added a commercial element with the construction of two-story shops along the perimeter. Jame Mosques is on the south, the Lutfallah Mosque on the east, the Ali Qapu Palace on the west, and the grand bazaar on the north. We finish a busy day of sightseeing by walking along the Zayande Rood River and Isfahan famous ancient bridges (si-o-se pol & Khadju).
Hotel in Isfahan -Breakfast

Day 8:Isfahan
In the morning we embark on a city tour that covers the rest of highlights of this celebrated historical city and visit the magnificent Jame Atiq Mosque. Another world heritage sites of Iran in UNESCO and one of the oldest mosques of Iran. Ali Gholi Agha Complex that consists of a bath, Mosque and Bazaar. The Hasht-Behesht Palace and Vank Cathedral.
Hotel in Isfahan -Breakfast

Day 9: Isfahan – Kashan
Drive to Abyaneh, a tourist village and is known as a living history museum that has kept its architecture (all in red clay), ceremonies and culture, language, clothing and etc.; then kashan to visit Tabatabaie House, Fin Garden, bazaar and Tapeh Sialk or Sialk ziggurat. It is claimed to be the world’s oldest ziggurat, dating to the 3rd millennium BC and discoveries in this region has revealed that here was one of the primary centers of civilization in prehistoric ages
Hotel in Kashan -Breakfast

Day 10: Kashan – Maranjab Caravanserai
Drive to Maranjab Caravanserai.
Hotel in Maranjab Camp Caravanserai -Breakfast

Day 11: Maranjab Caravanserai – Tehran
Drive to Maranjab Caravanserai, Half day city tour of Tehran to visit Niavaran & Saad Abad Palace, Carpet museum. In the first day of staying in Tehran we will introduce you a completely different attraction that it is worth visiting and we suggest you not to miss it out.
Hotel in Tehran -Breakfast

Day 12: Tehran -Departure
Free at leisure, a short visit of Tehran bazaar. Finally transfer to Airport for departure flight.

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