Aftab Kalout Eco Tour & Travel co

Iran desert safari & Cultural tour

15 Days & 14 Nights
Trip Code: I-C00000-C-15-16-R
  • Overview
    • Experience the endless beauty of the desert, be mesmerized by the silence and the freedom. Watch the amazing scenery of the night sky and the shining stars. 
      Visit the famous phenomena called Kalout and also the glorious historical places and cities around Iran such as Esfahan,  Yazd, Kerman.


      Price :

      Kerman، Yazd، Isfahan، Tehran
      Tour Type / Activities: Combination of Cultural and Desert Safari & tour/ Desert visiting, camping, and Cultural Sightseeing
      Style : Active, Family, Youth

      Service

      Service level : Complete
      Transport: Air conditioned transportation throughout the tour & local transportation in desert & dirty roads
      Accommodation : 3,4 stars hotels (8nt),Local Rural House (1nt),tent/camp (5nt)
      Meals : All Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 6 Dinneres, Daily refreshments
      Group Leader : Desert Expert guide, English Speaking Guide, local expert desert guide
      Insurance:
      Other Services: Visa arrangement, All entrance fees, One way domestic air ticket, Desert safari (4x4) & other transfers, Supplier/Cook
      Best Season:
      On Google Map:
      Physical Grading :


    • Tour Plan


      Iran desert safari & Cultural tour Start : Tehran Finish : Tehran
      Start Address : IKIA International Airport
      Start Time : According to the Flight itinerary
    • Sights

      To view the details of each work, please click on the photo.
    • Travel Tips


      • Visa

        In order to get the visa, we need 7 working days to get the invitation ref number from Iran foreign ministry.
        The needed documents are: a completed visa application form (please Click here to fill the application form),
         the copy of your passport; and also the scan of your former visa if you have traveled to Iran before .
        The file of your passport copy should be as below:
        - Size 40kb
        - Format should be JPEG or GIF
        - Size should be 5.5cm *4.3cm
        - It should be digital

      • Accommodation

        -Hotel
        -Local Rural House
        more info...

      • Physical Grading

        Moderate ▲▲▲
        Including moderate   physical activities, this type requires a good level of fitness as well as some previous experience. (e. g. walking or hiking, 2-4 hours per day, on smooth, and low altitude)

      • Tour type/Activity

        Combination of Cultural and Desert tour/ Desert visiting, camping, and Cultural Sightseeing

      • Necessary Gears

        ID card, medicine & personal hygiene necessities, anti-solar cream/lotion, water & tea flask, Sleeping bag, suitable warm clothes for night time and cool ones for day time ,  Hiking boots , Sandals,01 day back pack, cap & sun glasses.

      • Food

        -Reastaurant
        -Lunch box
        more info...

      • Payment terms

        - 60% Payments to be sent on confirmation of services
        - Balance 40 % at least 50 days prior to the date of arrival

      • Cancellation policy

        - For the cancellations received 29-50 days prior to the trip, 75% of the total invoice will be refundable.
        - For the cancellations received 19-30 days prior to the trip, 50% of the total invoice will be refundable.
        - For the cancellations received 11-20 days prior to the trip, 25% of the total invoice will be refundable.
        - For the cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the trip, nothing of the total invoice will be refundable.


      • Codes of conduct

        Under Islamic Republic law and regulation, carrying and using  drinks and drug are forbidden
        Women dress code includes the long sleeve loose shirt or the traditional Iranian dress ( Manto) in every color.
        The point is that the arm should not be bared and the leg should be covered down to ankles.
        The hair should be covered; for which the common covering form is scarf
        Men dress code includes any form  of common shirts and pants , except for shorts.
        You can learn more about the Iran Regulation in Lonely Planet (Book/Website)

      • Feed Back

        After the trip, we want to listen to you.
        At the end of the tour, our colleagues, may want you to complete the survey form, or send your feedback via our website.


  • Itinerary

    1st Day -Arrival-Tehran :

    1st Day -Arrival-Tehran

    Arrival in Imam Khomeini International airport , after greeting, transfer to the hotel and rest, O/N Tehran (Hotel-B)


    2nd Day -Kerman -Mahan- Sirch :

    2nd Day -Kerman -Mahan- Sirch
    Transfer to airport , fly to Kerman ,driving to Sirch , visiting Mahan highlights en route, including Shazdeh Garden (Prince Garden) ,as a typical Iranian Garden, and Shah Nemat-ol-lah-e Vali Tomb, visiting Sirch village and its aged Juniper, 4x4 driving towards Lout Desert, O/N Sirch/near Sirch (Local rural house-B-L-D).

    3rd Day- Lout Desert- Camp1 :

    3rd Day- Lout Desert- Camp1
    Full day expedition of 4x4 wheel driving in Lout Desert, O/N desert(camp 1/tent B-L-D).


    4th Day- Lout Desert-camp2 :

    4th Day- Lout Desert-camp2
    Full day expedition of 4x4 wheel driving in Lout Desert, O/N desert(camp 2/tent B-L-D).


    5th Day -Lout Desert -camp3 :

    5th Day -Lout Desert -camp3
    Full day expedition of 4x4 wheel driving in Lout Desert, O/N desert(camp 3/tent B-L-D).


    6thDay - Lout Desert-camp4 :

    6thDay - Lout Desert-camp4
    Full day expedition of 4x4 wheel driving in Lout Desert, O/N desert(camp 4/tent B-L-D).


    7th Day - Lout Desert-camp5 :

    7th Day - Lout Desert-camp5
    4x4 wheel driving via the edge of the high sandy hills, heading to Shahdad, visiting Shafiabad village near Shahdad, plus its old fortress & date-palm groves, Nebkas (Desert Vases ) and Kootoos, O/N Desert (camp 5/tent B-L-D).


    8th Day - Camp 5- Shahdad- Yazd :

    8th Day - Camp 5- Shahdad- Yazd
    Sightseeing of Shahdad , its old castles, old metal melting  factory and getting familiar with the culture , history, and life style of the people of this last Desert Town; the historical works of which belongs to Aratta Civilization, dating back to 4000-6,000 BC, excavated in this area, driving towards Yazd, O/N Yazd (Hotel-B)

    9th Day-Yazd :

    9th Day-Yazd
    Full day city tour of Yazd ,the old city with interesting desert Architectural style, and amazing wind towers, visiting the highlights of Yazd including Amir Chakhmagh Ensemble, Fahaadan  old neighborhood, Zeyaeyeh School (Aleksandra Prison), Water Museum, Congregational MosqueZoroastrian  old Fire Temple, and Dolat Abad Garden, plus its beautiful wind tower, the
     tallest one in Yazd, O/N Yazd (Hotel-B).


    10th Day- Yazd- Meybod- Na'in- Isfahan :

    10th Day- Yazd- Meybod- Na'in- Isfahan
    Driving to Isfahan , visiting  Meybod & Na’in highlights en route; including caravansary, Narin Ghaleh (fortress), traditional refrigerator ,Chaparkhane (old post center) ,Pigeon Tower and Ceramic shops of  Meybod, and Pirniya Museum , Congressional  Mosque of Na'in, and old Water Reservoir,  heading to Isfahan, O/N Isfahan (Hotel-B)

    11th Day-Isfahan :

    11th Day-Isfahan
    Full day city tour of Isfahan, including Naghsh-e Jahaan (Imam) Square, (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE), Imam & Sheikh Lotf-ol-lah Mosques, Ali Qapu and Chehel Sotun (40 Pillars) palaces, traditional Bazaar, and historical bridges of Si-o-Se Pole (33 bridges) and Khajoo in Esfahan, O/N Isfahan (Hotel- B).

    12th Day- Isfahan- Abyaneh -Kashan :

    12th Day- Isfahan- Abyaneh -Kashan
     Visiting Vanc Cathedral & Armenian neighborhood, then driving towards Abyaneh, visiting this spectacular village, a village of great antiquity, which is like a living architectural and anthropological museum dating back to Safavid period; the houses simplicity of which affords a picture of life in rural areas of Iran, heading to Kashan, O/N Kashan (Hotel-B)


    13th Day- Kashan- Tehran :

    13th Day- Kashan- Tehran
    Driving to Tehran , Half day tour of Tehran, visiting Sa'adabad Palace Museum (3 museums), O/N Tehran (Hotel –B)


    14th Day-Tehran :

    14th Day-Tehran
    Driving to Tehran ,visiting some highlights of Tehran ,the Capital of Iran ,including, Ancient National Museum and Abgineh (Glass) or Jewelry Museum, Golestan Palace (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE) (closed on Mondays & holly memorial ceremonies) , O/N Tehran (Hotel –B)


    15th Day- Tehran - IKIA Airport :

    15th Day- Tehran - IKIA Airport
    Transfer to the airport  to board the home bound flight at 06:15AM, & the end of the Tour


  • Service

    Services Include :

    - 08 night  accommodation  in 3,4 star with breakfast and dinner(HB) 
    - 06 night  accommodation  in tent/camp(rural house in Syrch) with all meals(FB)breakfast, lunch, dinner)
    - Meals as per itinerary 
    - Daily refreshments 
    - Air conditioned transport  throughout the tour & local transportation in desert & dirty roads
    - Desert Expert guide during Lout Desert Tour as per itinerary
    - English/German Speaking Guide in cities and villages 
    - local expert desert guide
    - All cost of the guide, driver & supplier(insurance, food, accommodation, fuel, parking charge, toll, etc.)
    - All Airport transfers with staff assistance 
    - Visa arrangement (reference number)
    - One way domestic air ticket Tehran to Kerman
    - Desert safari (4x4) & other transfers
    - Supplier/Cook


    Services Exclude :

    - Any international air ticket 
    - Meals not included 
    - .Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, mini bar used in the room, tips etc.
    - Tips and porter charges
    - Any other services not specified above
    - Entrance fees
    -  Visa fee

    Vehicle Type :

    It depends on the size group
    PAX Transportation Vehicle
    2-3        Car-4 seats
    4-7     Mini Van 
    8-11                 Van 
    12-14         Mini Bus

  • Trip Note
    • Visa

      In order to get the visa, we need 7 working days to get the invitation ref number from Iran foreign ministry.
      The needed documents are: a completed visa application form (please Click here to fill the application form),
       the copy of your passport; and also the scan of your former visa if you have traveled to Iran before .
      The file of your passport copy should be as below:
      - Size 40kb
      - Format should be JPEG or GIF
      - Size should be 5.5cm *4.3cm
      - It should be digital

    • Physical Grading

      Moderate ▲▲▲
      Including moderate   physical activities, this type requires a good level of fitness as well as some previous experience. (e. g. walking or hiking, 2-4 hours per day, on smooth, and low altitude)

    • Tour type/Activity

      Combination of Cultural and Desert tour/ Desert visiting, camping, and Cultural Sightseeing

    • Necessary Gears

      ID card, medicine & personal hygiene necessities, anti-solar cream/lotion, water & tea flask, Sleeping bag, suitable warm clothes for night time and cool ones for day time ,  Hiking boots , Sandals,01 day back pack, cap & sun glasses.

    • Payment terms

      - 60% Payments to be sent on confirmation of services
      - Balance 40 % at least 50 days prior to the date of arrival

    • Cancellation policy

      - For the cancellations received 29-50 days prior to the trip, 75% of the total invoice will be refundable.
      - For the cancellations received 19-30 days prior to the trip, 50% of the total invoice will be refundable.
      - For the cancellations received 11-20 days prior to the trip, 25% of the total invoice will be refundable.
      - For the cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the trip, nothing of the total invoice will be refundable.

    • Codes of conduct

      Under Islamic Republic law and regulation, carrying and using  drinks and drug are forbidden
      Women dress code includes the long sleeve loose shirt or the traditional Iranian dress ( Manto) in every color.
      The point is that the arm should not be bared and the leg should be covered down to ankles.
      The hair should be covered; for which the common covering form is scarf
      Men dress code includes any form  of common shirts and pants , except for shorts.
      You can learn more about the Iran Regulation in Lonely Planet (Book/Website)

    • Feed Back

      After the trip, we want to listen to you.
      At the end of the tour, our colleagues, may want you to complete the survey form, or send your feedback via our website.


  • Departures/Price
    Register on this page and one of our staff will contact you in 48 Hrs. 
    Office hours are Sat - Thu 8:30 - 16:30 (Tehran Time)
    We are closed on Fridays and public holidays.

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