Lut desert Raid and Qeshm Island voyage

17 Days
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In this voyage ( LUT desert Tour ) you will explorer Historical Desert City like Kerman , do the raid in Most pristine desert of Iran ( Dashte LUT , Iran Lut Wüsten Reise ) and qeshm as a largest island in south of iran . ( LUT Wüsten )

Among the islands in Persian gulf which is many Qeshm is the Largest and located in strategic location . It is even larger than a gulf country like Bahrain . ( Qesh Island Tour )

We can say that Qeshm island has been considered as one of the Iranian family destination to enjoy. So if you be there , you can enjoy a lot . Although Qeshm island is famous for usual tourism , thanks to the climate and sites, it is also Geology park which mean you can visit a lots of natural sites . For example Qeshm island has the biggest Avicenna marina, UNESCO announced it as Biosphere Reserve.

Qeshm island also is famous for the traditional food as it is isolated island with so many kind of fish
In this trip we will explorer a qeshm island attractions such as Hara Jungle excursion, Starr Valley and Khurbas cave and major islands around like Kengam and Hormoz .
To the north of Qeshm island is the desert of Dasht-e Lut, whose spectacular rock and dune fields were still impassable until a few years ago. Their crossing is the highlight of this pioneering journey. We enter the canyons between seemingly endless rocky ridges and explore a sand dune area with up to 420 meter high star dune dunes. Between June and October, this arid subtropical area is swept by strong winds, which transport sediment and cause aeolian erosion on a colossal scale. Consequently, the site presents some of the most spectacular examples of aeolian yardang landforms (massive corrugated ridges). It also contains extensive stony deserts and dune fields. The property represents an exceptional example of ongoing geological processes.
We encounter meteorite fragments, picnic in the shadow of one of the rare acacia trees and perhaps cross the trail of a desert fox.

if you would like to visit just Lut Desert , you can visit our other LUT desert tour Here .
• Exploration of the hardly developed extreme desert Dasht-e Lut all 4x4
• Visiting The biggest island in Iran and it is bigger than some countries like Bahrein
• Visiting 3 islands like: Hengam. Hormoz and Lark and their special natures
• Visiting Special geology attractions like: Stars valley (Qeshm is a Geology park)
• Tasting Traditional foods like: Ghelye mahi stew, Havari fish, Zibon havoor and Pudini (made by Shark meat)
• Visiting the famous castles or caravansaries of Shahdad and Mahan
• Discover the mystery behind Lut desert and the hottest place in the earth.
• Visiting star shaped sand dunes in the central Lut desert
• Visiting Yalan sand dunes and experience of one of the most incredible desert ecosystems of Iran
• 4x4 Safari and sand skiing in dunes during Lut desert tour
• Hiking and sandboarding in the central Lut desert

Arrival at Tehran Airport (usually after midnight) where you will be met by our representative and taken to your hotel. Depending on the arrival time, we have the opportunity to explore the Golestan Palace in Tehran and take a short walk in the city

in the second day of Lut desert tour and qeshm island voyage , Depending to the flight availability and your comfort you will be transferred to bandar abbas.
Having arrived in Bandar Abbas, our team awaits us. In the evening we go out to eat together and taste the local, well-flavored cuisine of the Iranian south. We stay at a hotel in Bandar Abbas.

Qeshm island , the largest, dolphin-shaped Persian Gulf island has a plethora of natural attractions, from pristine islands to forests, valleys to caves, and all the wildlife and cultural heritage in between. Based on abundant natural resources and unique landscapes, especially exceptional geological formations, the Qeshm Global Geopark was established in the Western part of Qeshm Island. Qeshm Geopark as the only Geopark in the Middle-East has been registered by the Global Network of Geoparks.
In our tour, we would spend two days to visit the wonders of this wonderful island. As you know there are lots of interesting natural sites to see, but paying visits to Kharbas caves, Stars valley, Hengam island, Namakdan salt dome and snorkeling in the neighboring beaches for discovering corals and tropical fishes are our priorities.
We take two days to get to know the island. Among the first highlights are the Kharbas caves (Ghar-e Kharbas), with canals and caves carved out of the rock in pre-Islamic times, and the Darreh Setareha, the so-called Sternental, with its rugged and highly photogenic erosion landscapes.
In the afternoon of the arrival day we will take a boat trip to the neighboring island Hengam. During the trip you can usually observe dolphins. There are many beautiful beaches on the island, and you can snorkel (with the equipment you've brought along) to discover corals and tropical fish. Many of the Chinkara gazelles and thorny tails live in the interior of the island.
Back on the main island, we reach the Namakdan Salt Dome after a first tent overnight. A small part of this huge salt dome, which contributed significantly to the shaping of the island 's landscapes, can also be viewed without equipment and approval.
We would stay at the hotel for night .

in the forth day of qeshm island tour , we hike into the Tang-e Chahkuh. This very narrow narrow gorge, which has been several kilometers long, has eaten into the ocher-colored sedimentary rock and once again offers a variety of photographs. In the afternoon we reach Jangal-e Hara. In this mangrove forest we can observe numerous birds during dolphins, particularly during the winter months. According to Iranian data, 25% of the native bird world migrate annually to this region.

On our way along the coast we stroll through Bandar Laft. This small harbor is characterized by numerous Badgir (windtowers). We also visit one of the numerous shipyards on which Dhaus (called Lengeh) are being built.
Our accommodation style would be Eco lodge for this night .

in the fifth day of qeshm island tour , We will spend the second time on the island before returning to the mainland on the morning of the 5th day.
But there is still a third island on our agenda: Hormuz. With a speedboat we drive over and visit the old Portuguese fortress.
We will set up an camp for the night .

in the sixth day of tour we would leave qeshm island and go for starting Lut desert tour. we fly east and land in Kerman
There are plenty of attractions in the city and the surrounding area. Kerman is situated at 1750 meters of elevation and has a comfortably cool climate surrounded by desert and mountains. It is a pleasant city with a central square, a few beautiful mosques and a nice bathhouse. This bathhouse is a 17th-century hammam and is now a museum. You have the whole day to explore the city.
In the evening we go out to eat together and taste the local, well-flavored cuisine of the Iranian south east. We stay at a hotel in Kerman.

in the first day of lut desert tour , After breakfast you will go on a day trip to the medieval citadel in Bam. It is one of the largest adobe structures in the world and was once one of the main attractions of the country. In 2003, the citadel was almost completely destroyed by an earthquake, along with much of the rest of Bam and its surroundings. It has been partly re-built and is definitely worth a visit. we will take a stroll to the old fortress, currently under .

in the second day of lut desert tour , After breakfast and checkout at hotel we will go toward a shahdad . en route we will stop in Mahan. We will Meet Sufis who have travelled a long way to pay homage to their Sufi master Shah Nematollah Vali in his shrine.
We will Get relax in Shahzadeh Garden . the interesting point here is that you are in the Persian gardens that is completely depicts a harsh desert at the background and around the garden .
your next visit will be the mud brick Rayen Castle, which after a bam castel is one of the main castel in the area . Rayen Castle is well preserved, despite numerous natural disasters like a earth quake, it is still one of the most interesting sites in Iran. After visiting Rayen Castel we will drive to Shahdad via a scenic mountain road. Shahdad is located at the Edge of Lut Desert and is a last town before the desert of Dasht-e Kalout begins.
We will try to see the sunset at Kalouts. It’s a very impressive sight, a sort of Grand Canyon in the desert. We can say that Kalouts remembering Acacus Mountains in the Sahara in Libya and southern Algeria.
You will spend the night in a camp It will be a very simple night in the open air under a sky full of stars .

in the third day of lut desert tour , you have the whole day to explore the Kalout Desert. We suggest driving to Kalout early in the morning to see the sunrise, and then spending some more time exploring the area. It is better to rest for a few hours in the middle of the day because of the heat.
You will spend the night in a camp It will be a very simple night in the open air under a sky full of stars.

in the next day of lut desert tour , we will drive to Gandom Beryan. The “ Gandom Beryan “ which is located 80 kilometres Shahdad, In the area of “Gandom beryan” that is an area of 200 km and 150 km wide there is No living and is not life and environmental conditions in such a way that there is no planter animal.
Even the carcases of dead animals and abandoned in a GanDom Beryan, in this area, even bacteria will not survive.

There was over 400 volcano in these area and that's why that the area is covered with black volcanic rocks .This region is the lowest of the Iranian interior region and this is another reason for the intense heat.
You will spend a night in camp .

In the following days we will go through one of the Memorable Area which is Rig e Yalan . we will visit each area and leave the team for hours to find strange beautifulness in this area and find themselves by helping of great nature power .
We will visit Star Dunes or Rige Setare ey which I like star from the top . this area is result of a thousands of years of having a wind in three direction .
You will spend a night in camp.

On The Day 12th of lut desert tour , we will go toward a Zabane – e – Mar Canyon . This is also strange place inside a lut where you can see the canyon with the length of 2 kilometer in the hearth of the desert . on the way to Zabane Mar Canyon we will see mountain Kuh-i Malik Mohamad, which already served as an orientation for the Austrian traveler and researcher Alfons Gabriel. It was he who gave this mountain a name.
You will spend a night in camp .

You will arrive in another strange place named Rig E Yalan in next day of lut desert tour. in this Area Also we would see so many memorable and unique scenery in the world , which you should just sit and find yourself in this strange place .
We would have a camp in this area for tow night .

We will back to Shahdad Ecolodge through Qichit and Golbaf to take a shower and rest after a week in the desert .

in the last day of lut desert tour we would visit kerman , There are plenty of attractions in the city and the surrounding area. Kerman is situated at 1750 meters of elevation and has a comfortably cool climate surrounded by desert and mountains. It is a pleasant city with a central square, a few beautiful mosques and a nice bathhouse. This bathhouse is a 17th-century hammam and is now a museum. You have the whole day to explore the city.

we will back to the Tehran .

Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Dedicated 4WD Vehicle
Iran-TourAccommodation Type
Hotel , Eco Lodge , Camp
Airport Pick Up , Permission from authorities , Arranging itinerary , Entrance Fees , Drinkable Water , Air Port Drop Off
family travel, wildlife, culture, treks, beaches, climb, Photography, history, ecology, art, adventure, water sport
Iran-TourTour Style
Desert Safari
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