Varzaneh Desert Exploration

Varzaneh Desert

Very Good from 3 reviews
4.3/5
100% of guests recommend

Duration

2 Days

Tour Type

Desert Tours

Private Tour

Location

Varzaneh

Overview

Desert tours and spending the night under the starry sky of the central desert of Iran, is among those unique lovely experiences of your trip to this ancient beautiful country. During this one-night desert tour, we will pass through Varzaneh (located at a distance of about 100 km from Isfahan) to get to the city of wind-catchers, Yazd. There’s the possibility of experiencing all the desert activities along with an overnight stay in a local guesthouse.

Located in the southeast of Isfahan, Varzaneh is an oasis in the middle of a quiet, flat desert. Close to Salt Lake, Gavkhooni Wetland and amazing sand dunes, you have the chance to enjoy the breathtaking view of the sunset while on this tour. Due to the closeness to the wetland, there are various kinds of plants in the area and it’s home to some animal species like jackal, sand fox, desert cat, different types of scorpions, rabbits, falcon and much more.

It’s also possible to go camel riding, sandboarding, off-road driving and quad motorbiking depending on your interest. However, the desert sky is what everyone wishes to see while on this tour and we will have both the sunset and sunrise landscape along with the night sky.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Amazing landscapes of the sand dunes
  • Overnight in a lovely guesthouse
  • Visiting the Salk Lake
  • Seeing the Gavkhooni Wetland with flora and fauna in its neighborhood
  • Stargazing under the night sky of the desert
  • Homemade meal for dinner

Itinerary

Tour Location

Varzaneh Desert

Included/Excluded

Accommodation in guesthouse (1 night)
All transportations
Pick-up from your location in Isfahan
Drop-off at your location in Yazd
Professional English-speaking tour guide
Meals (1 homemade dinner & 1 breakfast)
Daily refreshments
Expenses for the desert activities
Tips
Any type of insurance
Personal expenses

Theme

Sightseeing
Stay with Locals
Iran Nights
Escorted
Activity & Experience
Desert Tours

Destinations

Isfahan
Yazd
Varzaneh

Important Notes

Things to know
- Do not forget to bring personal stuff you will need, including sun cream, a cap, a sweater or jacket and head torch.
Cancellation policy
From 7-2 days prior to arrival: 30% Less than 2 days or no show: 60%

FAQs

Where does the tour start and end?
The tour starts from Isfahan and ends in Yazd, at your location.
How long before a trip should I book?
In high season months like April, May, September, and October hotels, tours and driver guides will be sold out very soon. Hence, it is better to book your trip as soon as you can.
Can we finish the tour earlier?
Upon your request, some attractions can be skipped to save time.
Can you provide the tour in other languages?
The default tour-guide for the tour is English-speaking. However, upon your request we can check the possibility to have a tour guide in another language.
Is it possible to book this trip with some of my friends?
Sure. Our private tours are held between one person to large groups. You can choose your fellow travelers by scrolling down adults number at the right side of page.
Can I cancel some activities/attractions I’m not interested in?
Since this is a private tour, upon your request, some attractions can be skipped or added (in a way the total number of them is the same as the itinerary and there’s no extra cost).
Is it possible to skip some attractions to save more time for others?
Upon your request, some attractions can be skipped to save time and spend it in other ones.

Reviews

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adamm farhat

05/30/2021 11:59

Varzaneh desert

Amazing desert exploring experience. Soaking the soul in pure silence and unspoilt area. mysterious and special.
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Olga petrovich

05/16/2021 13:43

Varzaneh desert tour

Our tour guide was very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. It was great to see Varzaneh desert in private
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Bunnie Pre8

04/12/2021 10:18

Best Iran desert

Most thrilling experience in Iran was Evening desert. Our driver Mr. Hamid was very friendly and had a comfortable pickup and drop. Mr. Hamid took some fantastic picture in the sand dune of us which was fantastic. The fire show was nice and we tried veg food in the buffet and the crowd was well managed during the COVID times to keep sufficient distance from each other. Heena and camel ride is short one which can be add to the package.
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