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11-18-2015, 11:27 AM

Introduction: Maranjab desert (Persian: مرنجاب)It is located by the city of Aran va Bidgol, one of the ancient desert cities of Isfahan province. It was once composed of two separate cities, Aran and Bidgol.
The Maranjab Desert is also close to Kashan. The town is surrounded by the desert on the north and east, and thus it has a typical climate of hot and dry in summer, cold and dry in winter, and very little rainfall during the year.


Location: Aran-va-Bidgol, Isfahan province.

Walking path length: -

Days of trip: 1 or 2 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 caravanserai's.

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 Kashan
3- Get off bus in Kashan (4 hours in bus)
4- Take a taxi from Kashan to Maranjab village
5- Start walking
6- Get back by taxi.
7- Get a bus from Kashanto Tehran

Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


11-18-2015, 11:28 AM