Visiting the Mysterious City of Kerman

Visiting the Mysterious City of Kerman, Kerman, Iran (B)

Famous for being the hottest place on Earth and its impressive rock formations, the Lut Desert is a must if you’re visiting the Kerman region.During my 2 week trip to Iran, I stayed in a camp to enjoy the sunrise over the egg-shaped hills of the Lut Desert and explore its incredible rock formations, known as Kaluts, as well as the salt rivers that emerge from the arid landscape.I completed my visit exploring the mysterious city of Kerman, an off the beaten track destination where not many foreign visitors stop!

I visited the Lut desert after spending a full day exploring Bam, Rayen and Mahan, including a night sleep in a camp near the desert.

My original plan was to visit Mahan and the Kalut Desert the day after I arrived in Kerman, sleeping in the desert that night. However, when I arrived in the Akhavan Hotel in Kerman, both the receptionist and my driver recommended going to the desert early the second morning, as visiting in the afternoon could be too hot to handle. The Kalut Desert is famous for being one of the hottest places on earth, where temperatures can easily reach 50 degrees Celsius!We ended up modifying my plans last minute and followed the itinerary below: ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Visiting the Mysterious City of Kerman
Guide Location: Iran » Kerman
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Alberto C.
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.arwtravels.com/blog/sunrise-in-the-lut-desert-visiting-the-mysterious-city-of-kerman#kerman
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Jabalieh Dome
  • Zericf Icehouse
  • Akhavan Hotel
  • Ganjali Khan Square Complex
  • Vakil bazaar
  • Malek Mosque
  • Jameh Mosque
  • Moshtaghieh Dome
  • Shohada Square
  • Sartasari Bazaar
  • Vakil Teahouse