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1-Day Camel Riding in Maranjab Desert

(2 Reviews)
  • Tour Type: Private
  • Duration: Daily
  • Start in: Kashan
  • End in: Kashan
  • Max Group Size : 15
  • Physical Rating: 2 / 5
  • Tour Code: TIT61002
  • Available: All Months


Riding on the back of a camel, you’ll feel like a true nomad as you travel through the mesmerizing desert landscape. Not only will you get to experience camel riding, but you’ll also have the opportunity to capture stunning photos of the endless sand dunes that stretch out before you.

With our tour, you’ll have the chance to witness the beauty of the desert at the perfect time of day, as we adjust our start and finish times based on the season to ensure your comfort. During the summer and spring, we begin in the late afternoon, allowing you to enjoy the cool evening breeze as you explore the desert. During the fall and winter, we start early in the afternoon to avoid the chilly temperatures.

Our experienced guides will lead you through the desert, sharing their knowledge about the region’s history, culture, and geology. You’ll also have a chance to interact with the friendly locals who call the desert home. This is an adventure not to be missed, so book your 1-day camel riding tour in Maranjab Desert now and get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a thrilling camel ride through the mesmerizing dunes of Maranjab Desert
  • Experience the peace and tranquility of the desert while riding on the back of a camel
  • Capture stunning photos of the beautiful scenery and create unforgettable memories
  • Visit the historic Maranjab Caravanserai, a former stopover point for traders traveling along the Silk Road
  • Choose the best time of the day to start your tour based on your preferences and comfort, as we adjust the start and finish times based on the season
  • Visit the historic Maranjab Caravanserai, a former stopover point for traders traveling along the Silk Road


Salt Lake – Maranjab Desert

The tour starts in Kashan and the tour guide will pick you up from your location in Kashan. An early start takes you to visit the mysterious Salk Lake. After exploring it, move toward the Maranjab Caravanserai to get familiar with use of these building.

Then, you will get to experience camels and riding them. Then you will get to watch the first sunset in the desert, and according to the season, you will get to enjoy the starry night of desert. At the end, you will be transferred to your location in Kashan.

Included Services

  • All transportations in private vehicle
  • All transfers
  • Professional licensed English-speaking tour guide/driver
  • Meals: 1 Lunch or Dinner
  • Daily refreshment (2 bottles of water/ fruits/ snacks)

Excluded Services

  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips for the tour guide/driver

Important Notes


Free Cancelation 


Transportation will be in a minibus / van / private car depending on your group size


– Vegetarian dishes are also possible upon request.

Other Notes

– The priority in sightseeing may be changed. It is due to the time of your arrival, your guide’s discretion, and official and unofficial holidays of some museums. Also, some activities in the itinerary may be changed depending on the weather conditions.

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How can I book this tour?

You can book the tour by clicking the “Proceed Booking “button in the price box or sending an inquiry on the “Enquiry Form”.
If you have questions or concerns about the tour, contact us on WhatsApp: +98 902 017 2888 or email us at [email protected].

Do I need a visa to enter Iran, and how do I obtain Iran Tourist Visa?

Yes, you need a visa to enter Iran as a visitor. You should make your visa application well in advance of your date of travel. The application process for an Iranian visa can be long and unpredictable. Visitors to Iran must obtain a visa from one of the Iranian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries or countries eligible for a visa on arrival.

To obtain an Iranian visa, you must first get a visa authorization code that proves your visa application is approved by the Iranian MFA. Once you have this code, you will be able to collect your visa at any embassy or airport. Apply for your Iran Visa and get it in less than 3 days. Please be noted that if you are buying a tour package from us, the visa authorization code is also included and you do not need to apply separately. For more information read our article about How to get Iran visa.

Do I need an Iranian SIM card?

It’s not compulsory, but since you need to have access to the Internet, having a SIM card will be necessary. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has a SIM card for travelers.

Do I need travel insurance?

Yes, having travel insurance is required at passport control when you are entering Iran. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has travel insurance for travelers. For more information please read about Iran Travel Insurance.

Where should I exchange my money?

Where to change somehow depends on the amount of money you’d like to exchange. If it’s a small amount you can change at the airport or your hotel after getting to Iran. But for larger amounts, we suggest exchanging at an exchange store in the city, while you are visiting the downtown with your guide. Your guide will also assist you in choosing the best place for doing the exchange. 

Are there Airport transfers for the tour?

Yes, To Iran Tour offers airport transfers. The distance from IKA to Tehran downtown is about 50 km and having an airport transfer will be a great solution when you just arrive in Tehran. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has Airport transfers for travelers.

Can I use my credit card in Iran, or do I need cash or a Tourist Card?

International credit or debit cards are not accepted in Iran, so you must bring cash and conduct frequent exchanges.
However, there is a solution to this problem: the “Iran tourist Card”. You can use this prepaid debit card for tourists instead of cash. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has tourist cards for travelers.

How can I Cancel my tour?

According to To Iran Tour’s terms and conditions, cancellations must be made by the customer in writing to To Iran Tour before the tour departure is confirmed.
Applied cancellation fees are mentioned in the cancellation box of each tour. It differs between packages and day tours as in high and low season.
You can contact To Iran Tour on WhatsApp: +98 902 017 2888 or by email at [email protected] for more information

Are there any health concerns or vaccinations required before traveling to Iran?

All non-Iranian nationals older than 12 years, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present a valid vaccine certificate on arrival. The vaccination certificate must be in English, showing full vaccination of 2 doses. However, there are no obligations regarding the date of the vaccination. Or they should present a negative PCR test. 

What are accommodations like in this tour and what is their quality and comfort level?

Hotels are usually 4* or Traditional resorts with the same quality. Private or single rooms are not available in some traditional local houses. The basic price includes double and twin rooms in Hotels. Single rooms cost an extra fee.

Considering the locality and having an authentic experience, some traditional hotels or ecolodges do not have beds. But they all have sleeping equipment with comfortable Mattresses and Blankets. 

What are transportation like in this tour and what is their safety and comfort level?

Based on the group size or the road quality and the tour type, minibusses, vans or VIP buses will be used for the tour which are all private vehicles. All the vehicles are AC equipped and have the standard of EURO5 or EURO4. 

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    Solo Traveller

    I had an amazing time on this tour! Riding a camel through the desert was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The sunset in the desert was breathtaking, and I got some amazing photos. But it was really hot!

    October 28, 2021


    Couple Traveller

    The camel riding tour in Maranjab Desert was a lot of fun! The guides were friendly and informative, and the camels were well-trained. The views of the desert were stunning, and I enjoyed getting to experience the culture and history of the area. The only downside was that it was a bit hot during the ride

    April 8, 2021