Dizin Ski Resort To Maranjab Desert (10 DAYS)
Tour Code: WI 21/SR-C
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Resort Skiing, Desert Exploring/ Cultural sightseeing
(5 / 5)
Imagine, only in one trip, you can skiing on the slopes of the Alborz mountains at Dizin Ski Resort, explore the desert and hot dunes, with combination of the ancient and historical monuments of Iran. This is a feature that has made this tour a family-friendly itinerary. Safe skiing in different paths in Dizin, enjoyment scenery of sunset and sunrise in desert in addition to sleeping in high quality Hotels.
Its worthy when you come to Iran to feel cultural side of this big country which is reputed by its rich culture and history.Tehran capital of Iran and also most populated city is one the city every traveller wonder to visit during his/her holiday in Iran. Kashan is a historical city in Isfahan province, 3 hour driving away Tehran. In this beautiful city you visit historical splendid houses with Iranian architecture design and Fin Garden, which has complete design of a perfect Iranian garden. Isfahan, a city that named “Half of the world” with historic Bazaars and stunning mosques, luxurious buildings and long adobe bridges, are only part of the spectacular attractions of Isfahan.
- Day 1: Day 1: Arrive Tehran (I.K Airport), rest at hotel, Tehran sightseeing
- Day 2: Transport to Dizin International Ski Resort, Afternoon skiing on piste
- Day 3: Full day skiing on resort
- Day 4: Full day skiing on resort
- Day 5: Transport to Tehran Hotel
- Day 6: Kashan historical city tour
- Day 7: Kashan to Maranjab desert, ECO Safari Tour
- Day 8: Drive to Isfahan
- Day 9: UNESCO World Heritage City, Isfahan sightseeing
- Day 10: Drive back toward Tehran, departure from I.K.Airport
TOUR FULL ITINARY
Day 1: Arrive Tehran (I.K Airport), rest at hotel, Tehran sightseeing
Arriving Tehran I.K. Airport, welcoming and regarding the group, transport to the hotel. After a short rest, we’ll go to Tehran sightseeing tour. Tehran Grand Bazar, Golestan palace (UNESCO world Heritage, Iran National Museum/Jewelry Museum. O /N at Hotel (Full board/ B.L.D).
Day 2: Transport to Dizin International Ski Resort, Afternoon skiing on piste
Today morning after breakfast we check out the hotel and drive toward Dizin International Ski Resort via Chalous road. Depends on traffic, we’ll arrive Dizin between 2/5 to 3/5 hours. After a few rest and lunch, you can start your skiing and sight around the resort and collect information about Gondolas, the lifts, and runs. O /N in Hotel (Full board/ B.L.D).
Day 3: Full day skiing on resort
Today morning after enjoyment sleep we’ll wake up, serve breakfast and checking the Ski equipment, ready to skiing in beauty and grate Dizin ski resort. There we can skiing in different variety of runs with different difficulties. O /N in Hotel (Full board/ B.L.D).
Day 4: Full day skiing on resort
After breakfast we go to the resort, today we know the runs, sloop, gondola and lifts better. So we can enjoy more and manage our time to skiing in all the runs. Normally Ski resort works between 8.30 to 16.30. It doesn’t mean that you should leave the resort, rather at 16.30 only gondola and lifts will stop working, but if you will be on top of the resort, you can enjoy your time and skiing more in resort. O /N in Hotel (Full board/ B.L.D).
Day 5: Transport to Tehran Hotel
Today we have enough time to collect our stuff and leave Dizin ski resort to Tehran. Afternoon you have free time, you can stay in Hotel and have a rest or go anywhere in Tehran. O /N at Hotel (Full board/ B.L.D).
Day 6: Kashan historical city tour
Today morning we’ll start driving to Kashan historical city in center of Iran, it’s about 200 km far away from Tehran in the south (3 hours driving from Tehran). The etymology of the city name comes from the Kasian, the original inhabitants of the city, whose remains are found at good preserved archeological Tapeh Sialk dating back 9,000 years; later this was changed to “Kashian”, hence the town name. Between the 12th and the 14th centuries Kashan was an important centre for the production of high quality pottery and tiles. In modern Persian, the word for a tile (kashi) comes from the name of the town Kashan. In Kashan you can visit some historical sites like Brodjerdian house, Abbasian house, Fin garden (paradise garden), Soltan Amirahmad Bathroom, and etc. O /N at Hotel in Kashan (Full board/ B.L.D).
Day 7: Kashan to Maranjab desert, ECO Safari Tour
Today we will go on the way from Kashan to Maranjab desert via gravel road, where located 60 km far away from Kashan. Visiting a place which takes ones glance to eternity, becoming deeply impressed by the scenery of moving sands and burning salt marshes, seeing the ruins of ancient monuments examining rare plants, seeing strange animals are among motivations that prompt the lovers of natural geography to embark on a trip to the Maranjab deserts. O /N in Maranjab caravanserai or 2 person tent in desert camp (Full Board/ B.L.D).
Day 8: Drive to Isfahan
Early in the morning before the sunrise you will leave the Caravansary/Desert camp to go to the nearby Sand hills and watch the dawn of the sun from the top of the sands. After breakfast we’ll come back to Kashan from gravel road, there we drive 230km to Isfahan via south highway (about two hours and half). About 30 km Before Isfahan at “Mourcheh Khort” we’ll have a short stop to visit a “Madar Shah caravanserai” from Safavied dynasty. This caravansary is repaired, and today it is used as a rest area and restaurant. Then we drive to Isfahan. We have enough time to sightseeing around our Hotel, and enjoy landscape of old bridges at the evening. O /N in Hotel (Full board/ B.L.D).
Day 9: UNESCO World Heritage City, Isfahan sightseeing
Isfahan is called “city of Garden and Palaces” and one of the must to visits in Iran. Isfahan is an ancient city in the center of Iran. Isfahan is the capital of Isfahan Province and Persians call it “Nesf-e-Jahan”, meaning “Half the World”. After breakfast we’ll go to Imam square or Naghshe Jahan complex. The length of this great square is 500 meters from north to south, and its width about 150 meters from east to west. Round the square we can visit “Sheikh Lotfollah” Mosque that masterpiece of architecture and tile work of the 16th century which was constructed by a decree issued by Shah Abbas I and took a period of 18 years to be completed. Ali Qapo, Chehelsoton palace, Hasht behesht palace, Si-o-Se pol, Old Bazar and many other historical places, is some of the historical sites that you can visit in Isfahan. O /N at hotel (Full board/ B.L.D).
Day 10: Drive back toward Tehran, departure from IKA airport
Today depend on your flight time we leave Isfahan toward Tehran (400 km). 35 km before Tehran we went to the I.K Airport where we say goodbye to you and you’ll fly back your home.
- Visa processes (Reference number or Invitation letter)
- Pick up from airport or Tehran
- Prepaid SIM Card with active Internet that you can charge with credit to use (per-order is necessary)
- Purchasing a prepaid Travel Credit Card that you can charge with local currency. You can charge this card ones (50 E, 100 E, 200 Euro or more) during your journey in Iran. We advise you to charge it until 300 euro before you visit museum, hot springs, market, shops and restaurant. With this digital credit card you can easily pay everywhere and withdraw local currency from any ATM. With this digital payment service you can spend money without worrying about changing money wherever you are or to be concerned about your budget. You can only spend the amount of money you charge on your card. You can also recharge easily the credit of your Simcard (per-order is necessary)
- 8 x nights in minimum *** Hotel Full board (B, L, D) in Tehran, Kashan and Isfahan
- 1 x night in caravansary/2person tent in desert camp with full board
- Desert Eco Safari tour
- Camping services
- Two person tent
- Toilet tent
- Duffel bag
- All transfers, bus and 4WD rides
- Organization of the whole trip
- Accompany & escort during the trip
- Tehran, Kashan and Isfahan sightseeing
- Transport to the airport or Tehran
- International flight
- Museum entrance & tickets
- Visa fee
- The amount of money you want to charge on your credit card
- The phone credit on the sim-card
- Single room supply at Hotels (charge 60 euro p/p night)
- Extra plans in case of bad weather or changes in program
- Tips and extra nights at hotels
- Any other services not specified above
- Iranian Cuisine
- Vegetrian Meals
- Your Desired
- All inclouded
- Guest House or Local House
- Two Person Tents & Camping Services
- Sleeping Bag & Mattress
No need to have any special vaccination. There is no contagious disease in Iran. But for abroad holiday its better to do your regular health care and vaccination or teeth treatment before you travel.
The currency of Iran is the Iranian Rial. Most of places does not accept Paypal or International credit cards, So you must pay in cash, or you can use Iranian Debit Card. You can charge your Travel Debit Card with local currency (You can charge this card ones (50 E, 100 E, 200 Euro or more) during your journey in Iran. We advise you to charge it until 300 euro before you visit museum, hot springs, market, shops and restaurant. With this card you can easily pay everywhere and withdraw local currency from any ATM. With this digital payment service you can spend money without worrying about changing money wherever you are or to be concerned about your budget. You can only spend the amount of money you charge on your card. You can also recharge easily the credit of your Sim-card)
Iran is an Islamic Country, So If you are a woman, You must wear scarf and mantoo and also man are prohibited to wear shorts in the cities.
- Ski equipment:
Alpine Ski or, snowboard, Mono board, cross country Ski, Binding, Helmet, Ski boots, ski repair kit, Ski pole, Ski goggles, Snow Shovel, Probe, Avalanche transceiver.
Note: There is possibility to renting ski equipment in Iran.
Duffel bag 70-100 L (Carrying by cars or leave in Hotel/Guesthouse), Daypack 30-40 L to carry camera, water bottles, extra clothing, Lunch box , Luggage tags and locks
- Camping Gear:
For this Tour YOU DON’T NEED to bring sleeping bag or matt and etc. We’ll provide everything for you.
- Outerwear: Ski-touring:
Goretex jacket with hood (waterproof and breathable), Ski-touring Goretex/wind stopper pants (side zippers are convenient), Fleece pant, Merino Base Layer top, Fleece or Synthetic Mid Layer, Warm Down Jacket, Insulated vest (down or synthetic filled), fleece or wool sweater, Fleece pants, Mid-weight thermal underwear tops and bottom(synthetic or wool), Long-sleeve shirts, T-shirts (synthetic are best) Underwear
- Clothing Accessories:
Sun hat, Wool or fleece hat (over ears),Mid weight Gloves, Thin liner gloves, Neck Gaiter or Buff, Balaclava, Gaiters
Trekking boots(ankle support) , types of Socks, Camp shoes( trail shoes or running shoes)
- City Clothing:
Bring a few lightweight, easily washable items for travel and daily wear, Comfortable shoes
Note: Woman should wear long sleeve shirt, Scarf and long Shirt
- Travel Accessories:
Small headlamp, Water Buttle, Pocket knife or pocket tool, Ear plugs, Small quantity of favorite energy snacks, Sunglasses with strap (side-shields or glacier glasses recommended), Sun block cream and lip balm, Personal hygiene supplies including biodegradable soap, Small quick-dry towel, Personal first aid kit, medicines, Hand sanitizer gel or hand wipes and etc.
- Optional Field Gear:
Camera, memory cards, spare batteries, Battery charging station for cameras or personal electronics, Solar charger for batteries, Travel Adapter( UK to EU), Antibacterial wet wipes
Tour Dates & Prices
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SOME OF OUR TRAVELLERS REVIEWS
It was really good time. Damavand sloop was one of the best in the world for ski tour.
Hello to all Iran Exploration's team. It was very nice time with you in Iran, I hope you will have many client every years.
Everything was great in Iran. Thank you for your hospitality. Your leaders and guides was perfect and best.
Ramin and Reza are the best mountain guides I have ever travelled with. Always joyful and helpful. The tour itself is a wonderful experience.
AT A GLANCE
Group size: 4-8
Suitable for age: 18+ / Families
Activity: 3 days Skiing/2 days desert exploring & 5 days cultural exploring
Join in: Tehran, End in: Tehran
Best Time: December till March
Physical Rating: Level 3/10 (Introductory)
Max. altitude: ~ 3600 m
Extra: Desert Exploring
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS
8 nights in minimum *** hotel full board in Tehran, Kashan & Isfahan
1 night in Caravanserai/ tent in desert camp full board
All Meals (10 Breakfast, 10 Lunch, 9 Dinner)
Extra: Two person tent, Sleeping Bag, Mattress
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?
These trips involve trekking or walking, Resort Skiing or cycling for up to five or six hours a day at a slow but steady pace and should never be misinterpreted to mean they are easy trips. These trips do not spend time at altitudes above 4000 m and are usually a week in duration. You have to have a reasonable level of fitness and good health.
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