Stunning Nomadic Villages, traditional life-style and delicious food in this tour
In this tour we visit some nomadic villages that are cold pasturage in warmer seasons, spring and summer. The villages are located on the hillside of Zagros Mountains, near Dez river with natural attractions and also you will be deeply in touch with some nomadic families from one of the handful of remaining nomad tribes in the world.These villages are one the destination of Bakhtiari nomad’s migration and we may see some families that are coming in their villages after passing a long way.
We also spend the night with nomad family while experiencing their life-style and doing what they do every day like shepherding, milking sheep and goats, eating local foods and other interesting activities of a nomadic life.
(** this tour could be started from Isfahan, but one night should be added. you can take a taxi from Isfahan to Sar-agha-seyed in the day before. There are some local guest house in the village and if you need we can order this two for you, the taxi price is 40 € (per car) and night stay costs 15€ (including dinner and breakfast).
***the final destination of tour is Isfahan, but if all participants ask to go to Tehran we can Drive from Aligudarz directly to Tehran)
Please note that although the itinerary starts from Ahwaz, we normally arrange the trips from Isfahan. For customizing your trip please contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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- Sar-agh-seyed village (Isfahan**)
- Finish :
- Tehran(or Isfahan***)
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|18 May – 20 May 2018||
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|30 May – 1 Jun 2018||
|3 Jun – 5 Jun 2018||
|7 Jun – 9 Jun 2018||
|11 Jun – 13 Jun 2018||
|15 Jun – 17 Jun 2018||
|19 Jun – 21 Jun 2018||
|23 Jun – 25 Jun 2018||
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Destination: Keyn (A nomadic village)
What we do during day 1?
Sar-aga-seyed is a stepped village in the middle of Nomads migration way just after passing Zardeh mountain range. Zardeh has been the highest and hardest part of each nomadic migration. From thousands of years ago, when the nomad families past the Zardeh mountain range they could rest or buy stuff from this village. From this village, you will have a fabulous view of the Zardeh mountains.
In the morning, we will hike for 15 minutes and visit a salt mine near the village. Then, we continue trekking the traditional route of the nomads’ migration for an hour to arrive at a pretty waterfall. After a short visit we will get back to the village.
Around noon we will leave Sar-agha-seyed village and drive for an hour to Khoye village.
We will stop for a while in a rural home, in Khoye village, and then continue the way to pass some villages like Chin and Sar-e-saleh.
At 15:00, we will drive for 2 hours on a dirt road to Keyn village. Keyn is where we meet the nomad family with which we want to spend the night. We will stay the night with this family and have a talk about their life-style, traditions, etc.
Accommodation: In a rural house in nomadic area
Lunch: Local food
Dinner: Local food
Transportation: 4WD car
What we do during day 2?
In the morning the nomads will wake up about 5:00 am. We can wake up with them and participate/experience (shortly) the nomad lifestyle by walking with the shepherd, baking bread, milking or any other activity in their routine life.
Then we will have breakfast and leave the nomadic village and continue our way through the protected area of Poshtkouh and enjoy the forests of oak tree.
We have lunch in Baznavid village and visit an ancient cemetery known as lion’s cemetery. The name comes from the graves that have lion’s status. These lions are as a symbol of bravery nomadic heroes.
At the end, we will visit the 70 meter high waterfall of Absefid (whitewater).
After this, we drive 4 hours to Isfahan or 6 hours to Tehran.
Lunch: Local food
Dinner: At restaurant
Transportation: 4wd car
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