For those who are interested in cycling or those who are bored with the run-of-the-mill vacations and hope to find something more challenging, there is no better way than trying our cycling tour in fantastic Zagros hinterlands. This adventurous tour will keep you on the move with exciting events every day. On your way, you will pass Nomad families in their black tent or roaming in the mountains while their animals are grazing. So, let us know when you are ready!
Day 1: Tehran, A Nomadic Village, Nomads
Day 2: Passing Nomadic Villages: Chin, Saleh-Kootah, Khoye
Day 3: Sar Aqa Seyyed Village
Day 4: Chelgerd, Isfahan
● Experience long bike rides in Nomads lands.
● Observe & appreciate Zagros sceneries
● Visit Iran Nomads & enjoy their unique hospitality
● Experience meaningful & rich interaction with indigenous people of Iran
Ab-Sefid Waterfall / Baznavid, Chin, Saleh-Kootah, Khouye & Sar Aqa Seyyed Village / Koohrang Waterfall / Chelgerd
● IRANomad House
● Ab-Sefid Waterfall
● Baznavid Village, a nomadic village
● A Nomadic Cemetry
● Bakhtiari Nomads
Our trip starts after we meet at IRANomad House; a 130-year-old Persian house. After 5-6 hours of driving, we’ll reach the stunning Absefid (white water) waterfall with its 70m high drop. After having lunch near the waterfall, we will continue by car down the road for about 15 minutes, and then we will start riding our bicycles on a slope down the asphalt road. In 30 minutes we will arrive at Baznavid village. There you will visit an ancient cemetery known as ‘Lion Cemetery’, because of lion-like statues on the graves of the courageous Nomad men. After Baznavid village we will cycle for another 3 hours uphill and around 19:00 we will arrive at Nomads’ black tent. For the night, we will stay with the Nomads and we have the chance to get to know them & their unique culture. In the morning, we will have time to discover the area and experience the nomadic lifestyle; making nomadic bread, milking the goats, shepherding, etc.
● Chin Village
● Saleh Kootah Village
● Khoye Village
Today, we are off on a biking adventure. We are going to cycle about 40 kilometers on a dirt road. We will pass by a few villages like Chin and Saleh-Kootah. We will have lunch in the village. After lunch, we cycle to the next authentic nomadic village. We will have our dinner in Khoye village, which is a green village. It is also known for its handicrafts. At night, we will stay in a cozy village house and enjoy talking with the settled Nomads of the village.
● Sar Agha Seyed Village
After breakfast, we will continue cycling to Sar Aqa-Seyed village – one of the most wonderful villages in Iran where the yards of houses are the roofs of the others. There, we will settle for the night. We will see the natural salt extraction process near this village, and its fantastic waterfall. This village has always played an important role in the Nomads’ life. Nomads pass this village on their way of Migration (Kooch) to get what they need for the days they are going to spend in the Zagros Mountains.
● Koohrang Spring
● Ice Cave; Chama
Today we say goodbye to the village & drive to Koohrang (Chelgerd). Along the way, we will take a look at an ice cave named Chama ice cave (approx. after 2 hours of driving). We will see Koohrang spring. For the night we will be in Isfahan.
|Number of Travelers||1||2||3||4-15|
|Price per person||600€||540€||510€||480€|
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