Chasing the oasis tour takes you to roots of civilizations of Iran central desert, where their people harness a harsh nature and tilt the odds in their own favor.
Chasing the oasis is a winter tour exclusively design for those who are interested to experience life style, history, nature and architecture of central desert of Iran. Staying in beautiful Ghasr-e Bahram Caravanserai for our first night of our trip takes you back to thousands years ago when Caravans found this place as a safe haven when they were travelling in the middle of Iran’s central desert.
Our route goes through 6 main provinces of Seman, South Khorasan, Yazd, Isfahan, Qom and Tehran which they all located on the marginal side of Iran central desert. although they are all located around central desert but each shares a different environment and you’ll experience different architecture, lifestyle and of course a different nature. Cities around north parts of the central desert has a more humid weather and they have more rain during the winter which at the same time southern provinces of Iran central desert experiencing a drier weather. During this trip we are only use home-stay accommodation, and you’ll sleep on the ground in a traditional bed in every lodge.
If you are a US, UK or Canadian citizen, you need to book your tour at least 60 days ahead of your desired departure due to longer visa application procedure.
What do I need to bring?
Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Iran. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing. Shoes should be removed before entering a mosque or private house.
Dress code for ladies:
you are supposed to hide your body shape, so you should wear trousers – either jeans, or if visiting in summer, something loose and cotton is best. Your top should be fairly baggy and fall to about mid-thigh. A summer dress over jeans and t shirt is a good option.
Dress code for men:
Shorts and sleeveless shirts are not allowed, the rest is fine!
We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 15 days or less before event
We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 30 days or less before event
We will charge a cancellation fee of 30% if booking is cancelled 40 days or less before event
- Qar-e Bahram caravansart and Kavir national park
- Hajaligholi salt-lake
- Mesr desert
- Abyaneh village