Trip Highlights

1 and a half days trekking more than 20 km, passing through many sand dunes
Visiting Mesr & Farahzad villages
Special sunrise & sunset point for photographers
4x4 off road driving to see some inhabited areas
one night camping on the desert

One night staying in the oasis Garmeh/Farahzad

Backpackers prefer having something different on their journey such as desert trekking. Most travelers traveling to deserts miss out many attractions and only stay in guest houses while there are a lot to see in deserts. This package has been designed to suit backpackers travelling by public transport. All transportation of this package will be handled by bus and private local cars. The package is a special desert trekking tour put together for those who like experiencing a comprehensive trek in the heart of Iran Central Desert. The price of this tour is fixed for a minimum of 2 people. So if you can join other travelers, we would perform this package according to your departure date from Yazd or Esfahan. We will provide transport from your hotel to bus terminal, bus tickets to Khur town and private vehicle from Khur to guest house. For the trekking part we will arrange a local guide in the desert which he is Persian speaking local guide but he can communicate with you and he knows the area very well.

For who would like to come to the desert with a cab and having an Engliah speaking guide please have a look to the following tours:

Services Included

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

Meals

2 B

2 L

2 D

Accommodation

One night traditional guest house, 2 nights tent camping

Transport

Transfer from your hotel (Yazd or Esfahan) to bus terminal (Taxi)

One way bus ticket from bus terminal (Yazd or Esfahan) To Khur

Transfer from Khur to guest house in the oasis (private car)

Other Services

backpack & equipment handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg)

All equipment provided (tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, torches, eating utensils, glasses, pillows)

Tea, coffee & drinking water

Local desert guide (Persian speaking)

Not Included

Items of personal nature, camel for riding, travel insurance

Day 1: Travel to Khur by bus

You will be picked up from your hotel at noon time towards bus terminal for travelling to Khur. If you are in Yazd or Esfahan, a taxi will pick you up from your hotel and the driver will provide your bus tickets to Khur. Once you are in Khur our local driver will pick you up to the guest house. These services are only available from Yazd or Esfahan. After checking in to the guest house and taking some rest, we will have a traditional dinner followed by a calm sleep to have enough energy for tomorrow trekking. (D)

Day 2: Full Day trekking

Trekking will start after breakfast. The length of trek is between 10 to 20 km taking about 4-8 hours depending on the fitness level of the group. On the trekking route we will stop every now and then to rest and take photographs from spectacular and amazing sand dunes. After a light lunch on the route the journey will continue until evening. We will set up our camp in the desert and after a short rest; we would leave for watching sunset in the heart of the desert. In the early night darkness, we will have dinner and would have some time to watch the stars and enjoy the quietness. We will make a fire in the evening. After dinner it will be a great time to watch millions of stars above your head. (B, L, D)

Day 3: Half day trekking & 4x4 off road driving

After breakfast, camp will be collected and trekking will continue for a couple of hours to a place where a 4WD vehicle will pick us up to the guest house. There, you can take a shower and have some rest after lunch. The tour will finish here. You can continue your journey by public bus or private car to your next destination. We will help you in booking a bus ticket or a private car if needed. Please inform us when you are booking the tour through the tour booking form on the website. (B, L)

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