The first cold breezes of fall ring the bell for Fars Nomads to prepare for a trip toward warmer areas. In summer, nomads live in the northern parts of Fars province and in winter migrate to Bushehr province and the southern parts of Fars.
For the first night head for the nomads' summer territories and stay in the black tents in the fertile and verdant surrounds of Zagros Mountains. For the second night, travel 100 km eastwards to enjoy the company and traditions of the rural people of desert.
On this tour, a plenty of historic relics will be visited and the influence of different climatic conditions on the life style will be observed.
Approximate tour duration: 2 Nights-3 Days / 2 Days
Best time of operation: 10 May until 20 September
STARTS : Shiraz
ENDS : Shiraz or Yazd
AGE RANGE : 3-99
MAX GROUP SIZE : 12
TRAVEL STYLE : Anthropology Tours
ACCOMMODATION : Black Nomad Tent, Local accomodation
Depart Shiraz for Sarhad (about 250 km); rub elbows with different nomadic tribes. Stay overnight in their black tents to get acquainted with the life style.
1. Sarhad nomadic region, one night with the Qashqai nomads
2. The vista of 4050 m Bel altitude
Leave the nomads and drive towards Abarkouh (100 km) to visit its highlights. In the afternoon enjoy desert exploring. Stay overnight in a rural house.
1. Lodge in a rural home in Abarkouh or set up camp in desert
2. Ice-cisterns, 4500-year old cypress tree, Gonbad-e Aali and the remains of Nezamieh University in Abarkouh
3. Desert exploration