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Iran’s 10 Most Awesome Deserts – Part 2

Shahdad Desert is located 1150 kilometers away from Tehran, in Kerman Province. To get to this beautiful desert, you can start from the city of Tehran toward the cities of Qom and Kashan. Arriving in Kashan, you will continue to Nain, Rafsanjan and finally Kerman. No doubt, it takes a long time to arrive in Kerman, so it will be a good idea for you to stay in Kerman overnight and get to Shahdad region next day in the morning.
The other route you can take to get to this region is the route from Qom, Kashan and Isfahan. Taking this route, you can plan a one-day or two-day stay in Isfahan and enjoy the historical and artistic beauties of this historic city. Then you can continue traveling toward Mehriz, Rafsanjan and finally Kerman. Make sure to pay a visit to the historic city of Kerman, too, and then you can continue your trip to Shahdad region.
The first fact about this region is that, in 2005, the temperature recorded by NASA for this region was more than 70 degrees Celsius, i.e. higher than the temperature of Arizona Desert!

Iran’s 10 Most Awesome Deserts – Part 1

Iran Desert - Iran Tours - Iranviva

Iran is a large country in the Middle East that is home to vast desert regions (in the central part), due to its hot and dry climate. In addition to its rich history, Iran is famous for its climate variability as one of the main tourist attractions that draw many tourists to this land every year.
In this article, Iranviva Group will make you familiar with a small number of the tourist attractions of central Iran and introduce you 10 most attractive desert regions in ​​Iran as tourist destinations for tourists from around the world.

Shahrestanak in Alborz range

Shahrestanak

This region has been located at north of Can-Solgan, in the west of Ahar Shekarab region, in the south of Kesil region and in the east of Laniz and Shlink region.You as foriegners might not be familiar with so called “Shahrestanak”, however, you are undoubtedly familiar with the name of “Naser-Al-din Shah”- fourth kind of Qajar Dynasty. The name of Shahrestanak Region is called besides the name of Naser-Al-Din Shah, the Martyred King of Iran. Its reason is the existence of a castle called Shahrestanak Castle established by the order of Naser-Al-Din Shah in this region.Naser-Al-Din Shah was traveling to this region and his castle from Toochal Area located at North of Tehran for spending in the country side by Naseri Road (the connecting path of Rey Town to Mazandaran where was being used previously before the construction of Chalus Road).In 1878, Naser-Al-Din Shah ordered to an architect, Mohammad Ibrahim Khan, to construct this beautiful castle as a country side building, in a land with area of 8000 square meters.