Understanding the basics of the place you want to visit can help you get a better grasp at what you should expect. If you want to feel the warm sand under your feet, keep on reading to find more about Iran desert.
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Iran desert tour for nature lovers
Primarily, to understand how to have the perfect Iran desert tour, we must know about salt desert Iran and know what should we expect. So here is some basic information that you must now before Iran desert tour. Iran has many wonderful deserts like Maranjab, Mesr, Varzaneh, and Lut Desert. But Mesr Desert is known as the most beautiful Salt desert in Iran. This ocean of gold is located near Central Desert of Iran and it is close to Isfahan and Kashan. Mesr is located in the central desert of Iran. Watching sunsets and stars is one of the popular activities in this region.
Tourist attractions of Mesr desert
- Mesr village
Mesr Desert is near a touristic 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 conveniences in the Mesr village.
- Khur Salt Lake
Visiting Khur Salt Lake is one of the main reasons to go to Mesr desert.
- Sand Boarding
One activity you can enjoy in Mesr desert is sand boarding. Take your board to Mesr desert and enjoy sliding down.
This activity is suitable for adrenaline fans, off-roading will be a top attraction of the desert. You can rent off-road cars in Mesr Desert.
- Garmeh Village
Garmeh Village is considered as one of the most beautiful highlights located near Mesr desert. Like many villages found in the desert, Garmeh village has a beautiful, peaceful and intimate atmosphere.
How to Get to Mesr Desert
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.
What you need in Mesr desert
Although there are suitable accommodations in the village, it is highly recommended that you take all the items mentioned below, with you.
Clothing: 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.
Equipment: 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.
Food and drinks: For traveling through the desert it is highly recommended that you have a large amount of water.
Having a professional leader with skills and qualifications is a necessity in tours. Choose your tour wisely so you can avoid any problems that may befall you.
Iran desert tour is the perfect way to connect to Iranian culture and nature. Finding a responsible and trustworthy agency that provides personalized tours is the most important part of your travel and can have a major effect on your experience. You can check out Atour’s official website to get more information on their personalized and presented tours.