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Explore the only semi-active volcano of Iran

Explore the only semi-active volcano of Iran

calender-icon 11 Days
calender-icon 6 Cities
calender-icon 16 Meals

Taftan mountain, located in the southeast of Iran, is a complex eroded stratovolcano with two prominent summits. This semiactive volcano releases weighty volcanic gases during fumarolic activities. Visiting the ancient archeological city of "Shahr-e Sukhteh" dating back to over 3000years, where the first animation where made, would be a unique experience. Apart from all amazing natural and cultural sights in Sistan Baloochestan, this tour also includes visiting some other UNESCO heritage, such as Nashtifan windmills and the Radkan astronomical tower. we are not done here! not without listening to great Dutar players of Khorasan. Dutar is the special instrument of Khorasan whose name is in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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Intinerary

  • Arrival

    Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to hotel and leisure time.

    ACC: Hotel in Tehran
    MEALS: BL
  • Tehran city tour

    Have breakfast, Tehran city tour including : Golestan palace, Tehran bazaar, have lunch, Jewerly museum and national garden.

    ACC: Hotel in Tehran
    MEALS: BL
  • Fly to Zahedan

    Have breakfast, getting to the domestic airport and flight to Zahedan, transfer to base camp and continue to Khash en route side road to Tamandān village and have lunch and climbing to mountain shelter (3228 m) and camp.

    ACC: Tent
    MEALS: BL
  • Climb the volcano

    Get up early morning and have breakfast and climb to Taftan peak (the only active volcano in Iran) and ascend for 4 hours to 3905 m, rest and take the photo and return to mountain hut and camp

    ACC: Tent
    MEALS: BL
    ASCENT: 700 m
    TIME: 4 hrs
  • Return to Zahedan

    Having breakfast, descending all steadily to the base camp for 3 hours and transfer to Zahedan and having lunch there, taking the Zahedan city tour in the evening.

    ACC: Hotel in Zahedan
    MEALS: BL
    TIME: 3 hrs
  • UNESCO world heritage

    Have breakfast, continue to Zabol (224 km, 02:40) , stop by and visit Shahr-e Sukhteh (UNESCO world heritage site)  have lunch, continue to Birjand and have dinner.

    ACC: Hotel in Birjand
    MEALS: BL
    DITSANCE: 224
    TIME: 2 hrs 40 mins
  • Saffron fields

    Have breakfast, Birjand city tour and visit Kolah firangi citadel and Bazaar of Birjand, Akbarieh Garden and have lunch and continue to Ghayen (108 km, 01:30). Ghayen is famous for its Saffron so we will stop there and visit the tomb of Bozarjomehr with its wonderful architecture and continue to Gonabad (105 km, 01:15) and have dinner.

    ACC: Local House in Gonabad
    MEALS: BL
    DITSANCE: 211 km
    TIME: 2 hrs 45 mins
  • The longest watering system

    Have local breakfast, Gonabad city tour and  Pottery workshop in Gonabad, Jameh mosque and  Qanats of Gonabad (also called Kariz Kai Khosrow, is one of the world’s oldest and largest networks of qanats. Built between 700 and 500 BCE by the Achaemenid Empire in what is now Gonabad, Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran, the complex contains 427 water wells with a total length of 33,113 meters), have lunch and continue to Nashtifan and have dinner.

    ACC: Local House in Nashtifan
    MEALS: BL
  • Khorasani music

    Have local breakfast and visit old windmills in Nashifan and learning about the structure , then visit Nashifan cemetery and have lunch, continue to Khaf and visit old music instruments workshops and Rug workshops and have dinner.

    ACC: Hotel in Torbat Heydariyeh
    MEALS: BL
  • Radkan village

    Have breakfast, walking in  Torbat Heydariyeh national garden and continue to Radkan (247 km, 03:00) and continue to local house and have lunch, walking in old portion of village at evening and visit Radkan tower, return to local house and listen to local music and have dinner.

    ACC: Local house in Radkan
    MEALS: BL
    DITSANCE: 247 km
    TIME: 3 hrs
  • Explore Mashhad and departure

    Have breakfast, continue to Mashhad (95 km, 01:30) and visit Imamreza holy shrine, Goharshad mosque and knowing about the religious people, bazaar of Mashhad. Continue to airport and departure.

    MEALS: BL
    DITSANCE: 95 km
    TIME: 1 hrs 30 min

Services

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Tehran
Hotel
2
Tamandan Village
Tent
1
Taftan mountain hut
Tent
1
Zahedan
Hotel
1
Birjand
Hotel
1
Gonabad
locale house
1
Nashtifan
local house
1
Torbat Heydariyeh
Hotel
1
Radkan
Locale house
1

Included services:

  • All entrance fees according to plan
  • Guide for all days
  • All transfers
  • The convenient vehicle according to pax for all days
  • Visa
  • Tip for hotel and restaurant services
  • Refreshments (2 bottles of water every day)
  • The difficulty of climbing tour: Extreme (3-5 hours per day)
  • Group size: 2 – 14 pax

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