Iran - Northeastern Iran (Chapter)
This is the Northeastern Iran chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iran guidebook.
Sandwiched between the vast desert emptiness of the Dasht-e Kavir and the steppes of Central Asia, northeastern Iran has a spine of mountains that become more lushly forested as you head west.
- revel in the ecstasy of pilgrims in Mashhad’s stunning Haram-e Razavi
- marvel at the incredible 1000-year-old tomb-tower, Mil-e Gonbad in Gonbad-e Kavus
- explore the hinterlands of Khorasan by bike
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Gorgan & around, Semnan & around, Damghan & around, Gonbad-e Kavus & around, Bajgiran, Mashhad & around, Sarakhs & around, Kalat (Kalat Naderi) and The Road to Afghanistan.
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