Rig Jen Desert Tour

$1,190.00

Most of Iranian cuisines are a combination of rice, meat and aromatic vegetables. different kinds of Iranian Kebab and different stews, served with rice are foods that you will have a lot during your trip. As a vegetarian or pescaterian you don’t have to worry. There are always some vegetarian and sea foods on the menus of the restaurants in Iran. With Normal amount of spice and salt and variety of vegetables and ingredients, Iranian cuisines are liked by most of travelers. Actually you should get ready for a gastronomy trip!

Rig Jen desert tour is a chance to explore a mysterious Iranian desert by the same name. It will take us all the way into one of the deepest and most pristine and unseen deserts. We will experience why the Rig-Jen desert abandoned throughout history.

We will learn how people in the vast neighboring desert brought water and civilization to a few remote villages and named it Mesr Desert. Via old abandoned routes we will visit other desert micro-climates and civilizations. They lead us to our final tour destination Yazd, the main civilization in Iran.

Overview

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Trip Itinerary

DAY 1 to 3

Depending on the starting point we can visit Naein and Anarak. Then we will get into the dunes of Rig-e Jen desert which had not been crossed by humans until 2009. Locals believe that it is roamed by Jennies. So, we will figure it out by exploring different microclimates in this desert for 3 days. Accommodation is camping and the food will be prepared by our chef. On the third evening, we will arrive at a local house bordering the desert for a taste of local hospitality. We get a chance to refresh and prepare to ride into the next desert.

DAY 4 & 5 (Iranian Egypt)

After a short walk in the green farms between the drylands, we continue our journey to the desert named “Mesr”, which means “Egypt” in Persian.

A few hundred years ago, a camel driver came to this desert to find his lost camel. When he saw the beauty of the place, he said “I will make my own Egypt here”. So he started to dig a Qanat for 5 km to bring water to this area and build a small village called Mesr.

This village was destroyed by a flood a few years ago. The beautiful desert in this region is named after the village. During our 2-day expedition, we pass through some small oasis that still bears traces of old desert architecture.

We will do one night of camping in the desert and then, on the second night, we will arrive in Garmeh. This village has the biggest palm gardens in the region and is the beautiful home of the pioneer of traditional local accommodation in Iran, Maziar AleDavood. We will stay at his Ateshooni House for the night.

DAY 6&7

After a morning stroll through the palm gardens and the water cave in the village, we head to our next desert destination. It is again a unique and different place, so we keep it as a surprise for you to enjoy. The day before we arrive in Yazd, we visit one of the ancient villages on the way. Kharanagh and its fortress-like 4-story architecture is at least 3000 years old.

Upon request of our guests, we might visit the Zoroastrian temple of Chak-Chak before we bring our guests to their hotel in Yazd.

Trip Includes

  • Iran Tourist Visa Authorization Number

  • 6 nights’ accommodation in desert camps or hotels

  • 4 airport transfers

  • 6 full day tours according to the itinerary

  •  English Speaking Tour Guide

  •  Entrance fee for the entire attraction which have been mentioned in the Itinerary

  •  Tehran – Shiraz Domestic Flight

  •  Lunch & Dinner

  • Desert Safari with 4W car

Trip Excludes

  • Iran Visa fee

  •  Laundry within the hotel

  • Tip to the driver and tour guide

FAQ

  • Can we travel to Iran as an unmarried couple?

Of course yes! Although many travelers believe that they are not allowed to travel to Iran as an unmarried couple, this is not going to be an issue at all. You can easily book your accommodation, and no one will question your marital status during your trip in Iran.

  • How is the food in Iran?

Most of Iranian cuisines are a combination of rice, meat and aromatic vegetables. different kinds of Iranian Kebab and different stews, served with rice are foods that you will have a lot during your trip. As a vegetarian or pescaterian you don’t have to worry. There are always some vegetarian and sea foods on the menus of the restaurants in Iran. With Normal amount of spice and salt and variety of vegetables and ingredients, Iranian cuisines are liked by most of travelers. Actually you should get ready for a gastronomy trip!

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