In this tour, you will pass through the Zagros mountain range in order to get to know the Bakhtiari culture and visit some of the hidden landmarks there. you have the opportunity to stay with the nomad families and help them with their chores and shepherding. We will have different types of villages, waterfalls, and a hike through the oak forests of Zagros.
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At 6:00 A.M, we will pick you up from your hotel in Tehran. Breakfast will be served along the way. After a 5-hour drive, The group will arrive at the stunning waterfall of Absefid (which means “White Water” in Persian) with a height of 70 meters. Then we will also have lunch near the waterfall. The night stay would be in a local house in Baznavid, where it would be time to get to know more about the nomad culture and lifestyle. There will be warm shower amenities in the local house.
Nomads wake up at 5 A.M. You can wake up early and see their daily routines at the beginning of the day. We can also get a first-hand experience of shepherding till 9:00 A.M. Then it is the time to have breakfast and then we leave the nomadic village and continue our way through the protected area of Poshtkouh and see the dense forests of oak trees. On our way, we will see some villages like Chin, where some Bakhtiyari nomads have settled. We will ride through the villages. For lunch, we will be in a rural home at Khoye Village. At 1 P.M, we will be at SarAqa Seyyed village which is an ancient and beautiful stepped village. Then hiking for two hours, we will reach a lovely waterfall. Although there is no migration at this time of the year, you can see how they have built a road to facilitate migration. We will walk through the irrigation fields then continue the trail of nomad’s migration. At night, we will stay in a rural home in the village, and we will try to know more about their culture. There will be warm shower amenities in the local house. The next morning, you’ll get enough time to tour the village carefully.
Early in the morning, we will visit salt extraction near the village. After breakfast, we will leave SarAqa Seyyed to Isfahan passing some villages such as Pashandegan and Klose. We will have a 4-hour ride on a dirt road and the rest of the road to Isfahan is paved with Asphalt.