Iran - Southeastern Iran (PDF Chapter)

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While central Iran’s gem cities are deservedly a far bigger draw, the southeast offers cave-houses, classic gardens, fortresses, deserted villages, oases and fabulous erosion patterns all set in scenery that intersperses great expanses of desert with chains of high mountains.

  • watch the desert sun setting over extraordinary wind-eroded ‘statues’ before sleeping be-neath the stars in the Kaluts (Lut Desert)
  • maps
  • delve deeper into Rayen, one of Iran’s most appealing small towns, beyond its fabulous Arg
  • transport
  • sleep in a troglodyte cave house while learning about traditional shepherd lifestyles in Meymand
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Meymand, Kerman & Around, The Kaluts (Lut Desert), Rayen, Birjand, Qa’en.

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