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11-18-2015, 11:19 AM

Introduction: One of the hottest parts of Dasht-e Lut is Gandom Beryan(Persian: گندم بریان), a large plateau covered in dark lava, approximately 480 square kilometres (190 sq mi) in area. According to a local legend, the name (in translation from Persian — "Toasted wheat") originates from an accident where a load of wheat was left in the desert and was eventually scorched by the heat in a few days.


Location: East of Kerman.

Walking path length: -

Days of trip: 4 Days from Tehran to Tehran

Best time to visit: November to March

Daily time visit: No limit, but in summer it is very hot.

Difficulty level: Moderately easy, night camping with no facilities)

Requirements: Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes and tent, satellite phone, headlamp

Legal permission need: No


Overall risk: -

Animal risk: There are few number of wild animals like snake, scorpion which are active in hot seasons.

Lost risk: Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115 but rescue teams need a long time to find you.

GSM Mobile Antenna: No


Hotel: No hotel in the path, just a camp in Shahdad.

Village: No village in the path.

Shop: No shop in the path, just at the beginning

Gasoline: No gasoline in the path


How to get there:
1- Go to South terminal of buses in Tehran
2- Take a bus ticket to Kerman
3- Get off bus in Kerman(10 hours in bus)
4- Take a taxi from Kerman to Shahdad village
5- Start walking
6- Get back by taxi.
7- Get a bus from Kerman to Tehran

Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km

11-18-2015, 11:20 AM