Varzaneh Desert Tour

Half a Day | from €40


Half a Day

Group Size

1 to 4


Sedan or 4WD







Tour Content

Vazaneh is one of the small cities in east Esfahan. Each year tourists visiting Esfahan choose this city as their nearby destination. The beauty of this lovely city are its dessert landscape and monuments that reminds the visitors the greatness of ancient powers. The salt lake near Varzaneh, sand domes and Gavkhooni wetland are some natural features of this ancient part of Iran.

Ghurtan citadel is one of the early parts of this region that dates back to around 2600 years ago in Achaeminid time. It is the second citadel according to the space after Bam’s citadel and it’s the only one that some residence still live in it. The Abbasi caravansary is another monument that is related to Safavid dynasty and it is one of the 999 ones that Shah Abbas the Great ordered to build in his time. The fire temples are another attractions that will catch your eyes near a spring lake and they date back to Sasanid time. There are some other ones that surely make you surprised, like a cow that brings up the water from a well with an old-fashioned device and it moves only by his owner’s voice (you can try your best to move the cow with your songs).

These sights and some more will be presented to you in a perfect order by a practiced local guide so we are waiting for you here as our dear guests and to have some special days and nights near dessert in Varzaneh.

At first, visiting the cow that brings up the water with a special device by his owner’s voice and the stopping near Sassanid fire temples and a water spring near them. After that going through visiting salt lake and walking around and seeing its beautiful sights. Finally in the evening, at the time of the sunset, going to sand domes and doing some sand boarding.

Special offer:

Visiting the Abbasid caravansary when sun rises in early morning and eating breakfast on the roof of it. And then it’s time for Gavkhooni wetland and its magnificent landscape. And going to camel-mill complex and at last visiting Ghurtan citadel that for sure makes you surprised. The cost of this offer is just 15 euros.

A certificated tour guide- transfer from Isfahan to Varzaneh- transfer inside Varzaneh and the dessert- one night stay in a beautiful traditional house- lunch and dinner

  • Varzaneh Desert, Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran

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