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1-Day Meymand Village Tour

(2 Reviews)
  • Tour Type: Private
  • Duration: Daily
  • Start in: Kerman
  • End in: Kerman
  • Max Group Size : 15
  • Physical Rating: 2 / 5
  • Tour Code: TIT61009
  • Available: All Months


During this 1-Day Village Tour, we will explore the Rocky Village of Meymand, as a must-see destination for anyone who appreciates natural beauty and cultural heritage. As you approach this UNESCO World Heritage Site near Kerman, the stunning rocky landscape will take your breath away. Once you arrive, you’ll be captivated by the unique architecture of the houses carved right into the mountainside. As you wander through the narrow streets and alleyways, you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped back in time to a place where ancient traditions still thrive.

But Meymand isn’t just about beautiful scenery and fascinating history. It’s also a place where you can connect with the local community and experience their way of life. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch in a cozy guesthouse where the locals will welcome you with open arms and share their stories. You’ll discover the secrets of their age-old traditions and learn about the challenges of living in such a remote and rugged environment.

Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or simply someone looking for an unforgettable adventure, Meymand has something for everyone. With only three hours from Kerman, you can spend a whole day exploring this magical place and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Tour Highlights

  • Exploring the unique rocky houses and experiencing the geological attractions of Meymand Village
  • Learning about the mysterious history of the village and its cultural significance as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoying a delicious lunch in a cozy hand-dug guesthouse and interacting with the friendly locals
  • Immersing yourself in the traditional way of life of Meymand Village and getting a glimpse into their daily routines and customs


Meymand Rocky Village

The tour starts in Kerman, from your hotel at 8 am. There is a 3 hours drive between Kerman and Meymand (240 km). In Meymand you’ll get to visit ancient houses, bathhouses, schools, and the unique landscape and its nature.

In the afternoon, you leave Meymand to go to your hotel in Kerman.

Included Services

  • All transportations in private vehicle
  • All transfers
  • Professional licensed English-speaking tour guide/driver
  • 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

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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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. 

How can tourists immerse themselves in the traditional way of life in Meymand?

Tourists can immerse themselves in the traditional way of life in Meymand by actively participating in various aspects of the local community and embracing the customs and activities that define the village’s heritage. Here are some ways to achieve this immersive experience:

  1. Stay in a Local Guesthouse: Opt for accommodation in one of the cozy hand-dug guesthouses operated by the locals. This allows tourists to experience the authentic living spaces and hospitality of Meymand firsthand.

  2. Participate in Daily Activities: Engage in the daily routines of the villagers, such as helping with traditional crafts, farming, or cooking. This hands-on participation provides insight into the villagers’ way of life.

  3. Join Cultural Workshops: Look for cultural workshops or demonstrations that offer opportunities to learn traditional skills, like pottery, weaving, or baking local bread.

  4. Attend Local Festivals and Events: If possible, plan your visit around any local festivals or events. These occasions provide a deeper understanding of the community’s cultural celebrations and customs.

How can tourists best respect the cultural heritage while visiting Meymand?

Respecting the cultural heritage while visiting Meymand is essential to ensure that the local community’s traditions and way of life are preserved and celebrated. Here are some ways tourists can best respect the cultural heritage during their visit:

  1. Observe Local Customs: Take the time to learn about the customs and traditions of Meymand before your trip. Respect local practices, such as dress codes and greetings, to show appreciation for their way of life.

  2. Ask for Permission: Always seek permission before taking photographs of the locals, their homes, or any culturally sensitive sites. Some areas or activities may be off-limits to photography.

  3. Support Local Businesses: Opt to purchase locally made souvenirs and crafts, supporting the livelihood of the villagers and contributing to the sustainability of their heritage.

  4. Engage in Responsible Tourism: Follow eco-friendly practices and minimize your impact on the environment. Avoid littering, stick to designated trails, and adhere to responsible tourism guidelines.

How do the locals feel about tourism and sharing their culture with visitors?

The locals of Meymand generally feel positive and welcoming towards tourism and sharing their culture with visitors. Tourism plays a significant role in the village’s economy, and the locals understand its importance as a means of sustaining their traditional way of life.

Many villagers take great pride in their cultural heritage and are enthusiastic about sharing their customs, history, and unique architectural heritage with tourists. They view tourism as an opportunity to showcase their community’s rich traditions and promote an understanding of their way of life to a broader audience.

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    Group Traveller

    The rocky village was truly a unique experience that I won’t forget anytime soon. However we took the tour in winter and it was very cold. If you’re planning on visiting Meymand Village during the winter, make sure to bundle up and bring some extra layers!

    February 16, 2022


    Couple Traveller

    The landscape was great, the hospitality was really warm and welcoming, the unique lifestyle of the residents of the village was inspiring… I highly recommend it!

    June 6, 2019