Best Iran Desert Tour
Iran has many wonderful deserts like Maranjab, Mesr, Varzaneh, and Lut Desert. Deserts cover 32,500,000 Hectares of Iran so Iran desert tour is a popular tour for everyone. Dashte Kavir and Dashte Lut which cover approximately an area of 360,000 km², are the most famous deserts in Iran. In Iran desert diverse animal life, including insects and wild animals can be spotted.
If you are interested in Iranian culture and nature, a desert tour can be a perfect choice for you. keep on reading to find necessary information about famous Iran deserts.
The most popular deserts in Iran for tourists
- Mesr desert
Mesr Desert is known as the most beautiful Salt desert Iran. This ocean of gold is located near Central Desert of Iran and it is close to Isfahan and Kashan. Mesr is desert located in the central desert of Iran. Watching sunsets and stars are popular activities in this region. In mesr desert you can visit Mesr village which is near a tourist village which is known as Mesr village. The most important element of the houses in Mesr village is their Iwan. The walls, domed roofs and doors which are wooden are all in harmony with the Mesr desert that surrounds this village. Beside each house, there is usually a barn where villagers raise farm animals and camels. You can find suitable accommodations and in the Mesr village. The availability of entertainments such as camping, Night star watching, off-roading, motorcycling, camel riding, and dune travers, etc. has a special effect on Mesr desert’s popularity amongst tourists. If you want to visit Mesr desert and you are currently in the capital city of Iran, Thran, it takes 9 to 10 hours for you. the distance between Tehran and Mesr desert is approximately 642 kilometers. Mesr is one of the best destinations for an Adventure in Iran.
- Lut desert
Lut desert also known as Dasht-e Lut is located in the provinces of Kerman and Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran. Some parts of this vast desert are completely devoid of living creatures including bacteria and no one lives in the heart of Lut desert.
- Dashte Kavir also known as the general desert
Dasht-e Kavir which is also known as Kavir-e Namak, is the biggest desert of Iran. The surface of Kavir desert’s sand has been measured at temperatures as high as 70.7 °C in summer. Therefore, it is one of the world’s driest and hottest places.
Tips for traveling through the desert
- For traveling through the desert it is highly recommended that you have a large amount of water.
- suitable clothing for Iran desert can include long sleeved shirts and long pants to avoid sunburn and mosquito bites, cotton material clothing, something resistant to water and wind.
- necessary camping equipment in case of staying the night in the desert are warm clothes, sleeping bags, blankets, tent, sunscreen, suitable shoes for hiking, personal first aid kit package in case of emergency, maps, GPS, sunglasses and etc. it is also recommended that you avoid wearing sandals.
If you want to know more about the beautiful nature of Iran, read Alamut, a cultural tour article.
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