OASIS city tour


Overview

Category
Participants4-12
Duration17 Days
Activitieswalking, camping, sightseeing
Priceplease contact us
Services
Available on All round year


When we look over a map of Iran, may find eastern half parts dry and uninhabited, whether besides yardangs and dunes and salt lakes, white mountains and canyons full of water and productive farms hosting variety of ethnic groups and cultures.


Itinerary


Trip starts in shiraz, city of poets and flowers. The city, itself has many historical monument and colorful culture of Qashqae nomads. in its traditional market places you find hundred of art works and designs routed in deep history and formed by modern artists. Persepolis and Pasargadae as coronation palace for achaemenid dynasty king are known to everyone. Late in evening we fly to BandarAbas.
Bandar abbas most Important port of Iran on Hormoz straight for 400 years . later a half day visitand surf in local atmosphere, take a boat to Qeshm island, where natural wonders of ocean and Island like mangrove forest and salt dome plus Iranian oceanic life style waiting for us in dry area of Qeshm. Also with another boat riding, Hormoz island shows us colorful landscape. Afternoon another boat riding will drop us in BandarAbas again.
When you Departing from Persian golf and driving toward kerman, Its looks mostly dry but not always. ftar passing by Jiroft gardens and and stoning views will surprise you. In Bam, and its famous citadel that surrounded in palm gardens you would feel the same, where does this come from? another wonders in your trip will appears in Shahdad. Passing mountain from 3000 m and descending to 300 m, put you massive Yardangs of Kalut, clay formations made by wind in 1more than 100 meters, for 100 kilometers wide.
In Kerman we will find special nomadic artworks which stabilized liked most of them and will see that architecture and designs had formed by sands like people faces and life are obvious in Kerman. first night we sleep in a cavern village of Maymand and second night in a caravansary with stary night. which is an Oasis in desert.
Yazd is very famous and admired for hardworking people which living simple and saving much. Few water is enough for them to culture wide area with vegetables and establish and conserve the most biggest clay break city in world. Oldest mosque of country and zoroastrian sacred fire and museum and temple of Chak chak beside Shiat culture of yazd and its remarkable numerous monuments are subject to visit. Village of Garmeh with its volcanic fountain hosting palm gardens and us in middle of nothing.
MortezaAli Canyon, For reaching to our next goal in Tabas, we drive just in southern banks of central desert and road is passing salt lake in some pats. This rocky canyon has warm water running in bottom, like 30 degrees, and seems endless due to plenty of branches it has. Its corridors became narrow as meters some parts and side walls getting height to 100 m. Later we visit Qanat, one of secrets of this developed cities n dry land, in Gonabad.
Mashad is third biggest city in country and thanks to holy shrine of Emam Reza has developed very much. This shrine is so respected for all muslims and made this city to a pilgrimage destination. Also here was capital in two dynasties for 200 years, beside locating on silk road had halp people to have a great appotunity to survive in disasters like Mongolian invade. Nowaday here also became a tourism destination for ones who like to enjoy their time and relax in attractions of an Islamic mega city.
this is our Last day in Iran and enjoying free time, finding souvenirs and flyback home is in our plan.


Long trip to Dry-looking part of Iran and explore life style there
It look deserted from far and seems like nothing could survive
but…
FULL OF LIFE

Accommodation
Transportation
Guide
Camp
suppurting
Accommodation

Accommodation in different cities are defined due primary basic agreements of this tour and  might goes to 5 star or local houses. Stars and branding of hotels in Iran may not match some of detailed standards but includes all of basic comfort necessities. According to location all may not be possible, but simple 3 star hotel with shower and fresh bed sheets are always possible. Overnight in camp tents are all supported by us with suitable tent and mattress.

Transportation

Roads are most developed transportation substructure in Iran and easily reliable for planning a tour. Also drive and driving services are available every where. Its always better to hire locals special when we get far from big cities. Quality of service may not be guaranteed but they wont let you down.

for longer routs bus transportation will be reasonable, because its the main system. If you are not sensitive to accurate minutes in public buses, then you would enjoy comfort of seats and sometimes magnificent sideview in long drives.

Private van or buses are wonderful for groups. With a simple organizing they can go everywhere anytime.

Train trips are accessible but rails are not conducted to every corner and and station sometimes are far from city. Even in this situation its recommended for some routs.

Flights are daily available from Tehran to big cities. To fly between other cities it may not be possible every day or every time. 

Guide

Training and classification of guiding service is young here, as its industry, Tourism.

But guides are always respected & recommended several times, they may not be trained but they have big heart. In cities or mountain they have great experience in technical subjects and also long history to travel with foreigners.

In recent years, there is a big wave of graduated guides that had join to business and grow it to a different stages. accuracy and standards are easy to feel with them.

Camp

In exploring wonders of nature and approaching far destination, it is inevitable to set a camp in different locations, based on local information. Water sources or rain and flood streams or ... are important to locate camp site. We support all equipment such as suitable tent and mattresses beside all necessary info and connections, and also we can provide a quiet service like kitchen and dinning tent with variable menu.

suppurting

We do always try to plan and predict every aspect of  tour and also ready to add or call other supporting options to handle any surprising condition. 

Shiraz is known as city of poets and flowers, also great historical background in architecture calling many visitors in different seasons.

Persepolis as most remarkable monument in Iran, remind great days in past, this capital of achaemenid dynasty is a complex of palaces each constructed by a king order. Its glories and beauty mentioned in various historical texts and still is obvious when we stand between 21 meters of granite columns

Isfahan is half of the world, may not in real but in eyes of many easternologists of last 200 years it was. They found it its remarkable blue ceramics and numerous artwork.


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