Desert trekking tour of Iran

Desert Trekking Tour (12N/13D)

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Let’s enjoy your holiday in Iran by taking Iran Desert Trekking Tour that enables you visiting central desert of Iran despite historical sites of major touristy cities.

Day 1: IKIA
Landing at IKIA, meet your guide, transferring to hotel for refreshing rest. Tehran City tour will get underway at noon by visiting Golestan Palace, National Museum, Bazaar.

Niavaran Palace of Tehran
Internal view of the Main Palace

Day 2: Damghan
Drive toward Dahmghan in the morning, the old city dating back to the Ghomes ancient Land. Visit Lasjerd Caravansary and Semnan city cultural and historical sites including Bath museum, Jame mosque and Semnan gate en route, keep driving to Damghan ,visiting Tarikhane Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Iran

Tarikhaneh mosque of Damghan, desert trekking tour
Courtyard of Tarikhaneh Mosque

Day 3: Farhzad village
Drive to Jandagh and passing through the heart of Iran Central Salty Desert ( Kavir-E Namk), visiting the beautiful and endless desert landscape and old villages and cities on the edge of the desert including Jandagh,

Kolaghdoz desert of Iran, deser trekking tour,
Sand dunes of Kolaghdoz Desert

Day 4: Central Desert
Trekking in Sandy hills in desert, visiting Kalaghdozd desert,O/N camping in Kalaghdozd.

Central Desert of Iran, Desert trekking tour,
Aroosan village in the heart of desert

Day 5: Central desert
Trekking in Sandy hills in desert, visiting Arossan village, O/N camping in Arossan

Central Desert of Iran, Desert trekking tours,
Awesome view of Central Desert

Day 6: Central Desert
Trekking in Sandy hills in desert O/N camping in KalKalagh

Ebrahim-Zahra Desert of Iran,
A wonderful View of Central Desert of Iran

Day 7: Garmeh
Drive to Kavir-e Tabagheh (salt polygon desert), walking among polygons, visiting Garmeh and walk among its palm trees, visit Also its spring and if time is allowing climb up the hill nearby to visit beautiful view of oasis lands.

Garmeh village of Iran
Overview of Garmeh Oasis village

Day 8: Yazd
Drive to Ardakan city, en route visit visiting Khonj Village and walking among its date-palm grove and Cyprus trees, visiting the old fortress in Bayazeh Village, Kharanagh and the main temple of Zoraostian religion in Chak Chak. Stop in Yazd

Old District of yazd
A wonderful view of Yazd adobe city that has been taken from a roof top café

Day 9: Yazd
Full day city tour to historical and cultural monuments including Water Museum, Jame Mosque, Amir chakhmaq Square, Zoroastrian Permanent Fire Temple, Dolat Abad Garden, and Tower of Silence (Zoroastrian Cemetery)

Fire temple of yazd
Fire temple of yazd

Day 10: Zein-o-din
From Yazd we drive to Merhiz, where we see and visit the very imposing fortess of Sar Yazd. After we drive to Zain al Din, to stop for the night in a restored caravanserray, with a unique round shape. Trekking in the area in the afternoon

Zein al Din Caravansary
Zein-o-din caravansary

Day 11: Meymand
Drive toward the rock village of Iran

meymand village of  Kerman
A Rocky village of Iran

Day 12: Kahkaran
drive toward west of shiraz and have a decent trek in forests. En route visit Persepolis and Naqsh-e Rostam. Meet locals and Qashqaei Nomads in Kahkaran village

Tang-e Gambil of Fars
A piece of Heaven on the planet

Day 13: Shiraz
morning city tour of shiraz including Nasir-ol-molk mosque, Narajestan garden, Hafez tomb, Karim khan fortress and bazaar. Evening flight to Tehran and getting transferred to IKIA.  

Naranjestan garden of Shiraz
Beautiful View of Naranjestan Garden

Day 14: Departure
Travelers will leave the country with sweet memories.

1Iran visa Authorization CodeVisa Fee & Visa Extension
210 nights of accommodation in budget hotelsIntl airfare
33 nights of camping in desertExtra activities
413 days of guided tours with a professional tour guideLunch and dinner (except in camping days)
5Private vehicle for whole tourAll tipping
64wd for desert trekkingSleeping bags
7Entrance fees that are mentioned in itinerary 
8Domestic flight from Shiraz to Tehran 
9All airport transfers 

starts from 854 $ pp.


  • The cost of trip is based on double occupancy and is based on a group of 8 pax
  • Single supplement is 90$
  •  The ideal time of trip is autumn and spring.