Maranjab desert & Nushabad
- Exploring amazing landscapes of the desert
- Trekking on sand dunes and watching the sunrise or sunset
- Visiting the desert wildlife
- Getting familiar with agricultural techniques in bare land of desert
- Not only nature and desert, immerse in culture, customs, survival style of local residents of sand empire
- Visiting Nushabad underground city on your way back
This tour is designed to make you feel the true silent atmosphere of the desert and explore mysterious sand dunes. You will be introduced to a virgin part of the desert, which precise location remains secret. Walking barefoot on the sand, you will realize what a precious experience you’ve missed until then. You’ll feel instantly relaxed, sensing the sand running under your feet, and will lose your thoughts in wonders, looking at the different shapes at the horizon. You also will visit Nushabad Underground City, with one thousand and five hundred years’ record of homing and sheltering Families, which is still stable! Close to Kashan City.
Maranjab salt lake is located approximately 100 km east of the City of Qom and 60 km of Kashan. The lake has a surface area of about 1800 km². The lake looks like a triangle and its 5 to 50 meters deep. The Maranjab salt lake is used for salt extraction too. The desert’s sky is filled with billions of shining stars and you can easily observe the mesmerizing Milky Way with bare eyes if you stay a night there.
Dress CodeCasual clothes
IncludedAir conditioned transport throughout the tourBreakfastPersonal Guide
Not Included5 Star AccommodationAirport TransferGallery TicketLunch
Tehran or Isfahan
An experienced Guide will pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Tehran, or Isfahan or any clear address in these two cities. You'll head to Kashan and will arrive there around lunch time. After having lunch and visiting Kashan's sights you'll head to Maranjab Desert off-road in the afternoon (the desert sun is less hot in the afternoon).You'll visit the mesmerizing sand dunes, the salt lake and the Caravanserai in Maranjab, will enjoy the desert sunset form the top of the dunes. Overnight in Maranjab carevansarai .
Visiting Nushabad underground city on your way back
will enjoy the desert sundown form the top of the dunes and after having your breakfast you will head to Nushabad underground city on your way back to your starting point. On your way to the desert, you will visit the ancient underground city of Nushabad. This old city consists of a series of underground canals built under the main city, 15000 meters deep. You will go exploring this maze locals used to protect themselves in the past.