From Snow to Sand Tour

From skiing on snow covered mountains to walking on soft sands!


12 Days

Tour Availability

From November till Mid-April

Tour Type


Tour Cities

Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Kashan, Varzaneh, Dizin

Day 1

Cities: Tehran

After arriving at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA), you will meet and greet Derak representative. Then, you will transfer to hotel to rest. Depending on your arrival time, you may have a short sightseeing before the rest.


Day 2

Cities: Tehran, Dizin Ski Resort

This morning, you’ll have a short drive toward Dizin Ski Resort 80 km (about 1:30 hour) to enjoy skiing on snow covered mountains.

Dizin Ski Resort

Day 3

Cities: Dizin Ski Resort

Enjoy a full day in Dizin Ski Resort. This resort has its unique landscapes and mountainous nature, fresh and clean air and the numerous fountains in addition to the upgraded and safety facilities which help families and athletes feel comfortable and enjoy their leisure time.

In the evening you’ll drive back to Tehran.


Day 4

Cities: Tehran

Today, you’ll explore Tehran attractions:

  • Golestan Palace (UNESCO site)
  • Iran Jewelry Museum or Iran carpet Museum
  • Saad Abad Palace
  • Tabiat Bridge

Day 5

Cities: Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan

After having breakfast, you’ll get on the road toward Kashan (263 km); en route you’ll visit Hoze Soltan Lake near Qom city. Reaching Kashan, you’ll visit:

  • Fin Garden
  • Tabatabaei House

Then you’ll continue the journey toward Isfahan (208 km), and rest there.


Day 6

Cities: Isfahan

This day, you will visit:


  • Naghsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO Site)
  • Imam Mosque
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
  • Ali Qapu Palace
  • Chehel Sotoon Palace (UNESCO site)
  • Qeisariyeh Bazaar (Best place to buy souvenirs)
  • Vank Cathedral
  • Si-o Se Pol Bridge

Day 7

Cities: Isfahan, Varzaneh Village

It’s time to get on the road toward Varzaneh village (108 km) about 2 hour. Varzaneh is known for its wonderful sand dunes. The exceptional Varzaneh Salt Lake is what you cannot miss about this desert. Right behind the flowing sand hills of this desert lies the crystalized fields of salt lake.


Day 8

Cities: Varzaneh village, Yazd

Early in the morning, you’ll drive toward Yazd (236 km) about 3 hour and on your way you can visit Naein and Meybod. After arriving in Yazd, you’ll visit:

  • Silence Tower
  • Fire Temple
  • Jameh Mosque

Day 9

Cities: Yazd, Shahdad

Today you’ll get on the road to visit Shahdad the magnificent desert of the Kalouts (464 km) about 5 hour. Raised from the sands and water and created by the wind, these geological landforms are known as “Kalouts” and are among the most mysterious and astonishing attractions located at the edge of Dasht-e-lut in the center of Iran. This magnificent region has been listed among the World Heritage sites of the world, registered by UNESCO.

Lut star eco camp

Day 10

Cities: Shahdad, Shiraz

After having breakfast, you’ll continue the journey to Shiraz (683 km) about 9 hour and you rest there.


Day 11

Cities: Shiraz

Today, you’ll have a full day city tour including:

  • Nasir al-Molk Mosque
  • Vakil Mosque
  • Eram Garden
  • Hafez Tomb

Day 12

Cities: Shiraz

It’s time to discover Achaemenid palaces before leaving Iran; you’ll drive toward Marvdasht County about 1 hour and visit:

  • Persepolis (UNESCO site)
  • Necropolis


Then, you’ll be transferred to Shahid Dastgheib International airport for departure flight.






Tour Map

Included Services

11 Nights' accommodation at 3* hotels
11 Breakfast
Daily refreshments
welcome Lunch
Entrance fees
Air conditioned VIP transport
Professional Driver
Professional English speaking tour guide
Iran medical Insurance
Visa arrangement
All costs of the guide and driver

Excluded Services

International flight
Iran visa fee
lunch & dinner
Ski Equipments
Tips and porter charges
Any personal expenses such as laundry, mini bar, etc.

Please Consider That...

Arrival & departure point will be changed based on your wish.

We mostly choose 3* hotels for the budget tours, depending on the city, sometimes traditional hotels or eco-lodge can be booked.

All the items of included & excluded services will be changed according to your request.

This tour can be extended or compressed as per your Request

Price Table

  • Two Persons: 1280 € / per person
  • Four Persons: 1195 € / per person
  • Eight Persons: 890 € / per person
  • Max Group Size: 24
  • Age Rating: 9-65

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