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Many people choose Iran desert to go on vacation to enjoy the silence and the clear sky and do some extraordinary actions like off-road. A field that offers essential services for all the deserts that host travelers. The desert of Maranjab is the closest desert in Tehran.
Would you like to immerse yourself in a world of silence? Experience the endless expanse and beauty of a desert landscape? Crossing the Dasht-e Kavir desert, an expanse of sand and salt. Walk on the back of a dromedary or on foot through the sand and get to know the extraordinary desert tour.
Then immerse yourself in the fascination of the desert!
Maranjab Desert is one of the most beautiful desert regions in Iran. The high dunes and arched forests are the attractions of this region. The highest sand dunes in the east are about 70 meters long. This desert is located north of Aran and Bidgol in the province of Isfahan in Iran. Other attractions in Maranjab include a caravanserai on the Silk Road. Today, the caravanserai of Maranjab is used as a guest house. It has 29 rooms and welcomes tourists who visit this beautiful desert. The area around Maranjab is safe and an ideal place for camping.
If you want to travel to the Maranjab desert, the first half of spring, autumn and winter is the best time. At this time, the average daily temperature is 19 ° C and at night it is 5 ° C. In the summer, the daytime temperatures also reach 40 ° C. Therefore, the summer is not suitable for a trip to Maranjab.
Location and description
Maranjab desert is located in the north of Aran and Bidgol city in Isfahan province. The ancient city of Kashan is about 38 miles away. The Maranjab desert is surrounded by the salt lake of Aran and Bidgol to the north, while the south is bordered by the cities of Aran and Bidgol. The east of the desert is outlined by the desert of the sand dam and the west delimited by the desert of Massileh.
The average height of the desert is about 2800 feet above sea level with the highest point at about 2900 feet above sea level. Much of the Maranjab desert is full of golden dunes and sands. Some of the dunes are as high as 230 feet.
Kashan is famous for the carpet trade and for the homes of the wealthy merchants who lived there: Tabātabāei house is an example of Persian residential architecture from the end of the 19th century. We will also be able to admire the Sultan Amir Ahmad Bath, a 1600 hammam from whose roof you can enjoy an enchanting view of the city. Leaving Kashan, Here used to be the caravans of the famous Silk Road. In this exciting landscape is also the old caravanserai of Maranjab. Now it goes into the dunes! We are looking for a camp for our desert camp and enjoy the sunset, while the crew prepares us a delicious desert meal. After all, shooting stars count - night in the desert is one of the most beautiful natural experiences far from civilization. In the middle of the desert we sleep in the tent today - a unique experience!
Early morning is time to witness the magical dawn experience on the dunes. Here along the northern edge of the Dasht-e-Kavir desert large dunes follow one another harmoniously along a 40-kilometer front. Afterwards stop at the salt lake of Namak a spectacular stretch of salt that creates bizarre geometries and optical illusions. Lunch in an caravanserai.
After lunch we have two options here: The first option, we can return to Kashan and visit other sightseeing there and then go to Tehran.
The second option, we can continue to Isfahan and continue your trip.