Shahdad Kalouts, Shahdad

4.9
#2 of 86 in Nature in Iran
Experience the desert silence at Shahdad Kalouts in one of the hottest places on earth. Kalouts are a natural type of dunes. The desert offers a scenery of the sandy structures, and you can walk right through them. Rocks rise like castles from the sand, and the feeling of peace spreads around. Be prepared to feel the heat of the desert sun, in fact, consider visiting late in the afternoon, since the desert can reach temperatures of 70 C (158 F). If you decide to stay overnight, watch for a view of the desert sunset and a sky full of stars. Our Shahdad trip planner makes visiting Shahdad Kalouts and other Shahdad attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It is almost the most beautiful desert I have ever seen. All flat, mountains far to the picture, stunning Kalouts shaped by erosion. It is a must place if you go to Kerman.  more »
  • One of the highlights in my trip, such a beautiful place. I sat there and admired the view during the golden hour. Views like these make you just reflect on life. I highly recommend camping overnight ...  more »
  • Safari in loot desert and Shahdad is absolutely one of the most amazing experience that you can find in Iran that every tourist should visit there.  more »
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  • One of the most "must see" places in Iran. In the heart of the desert, Shahdad's Kalouts. Go there and enjoy the atmosphere, take the most spectacular pictures in your whole life. Diverse traditional accommodation in Shahdad to stay. Sunscreen usage is necessary and needed indeed. Don't forget about it.
  • The best time to visit Kalouts is on the morning. Another thing is that there is an accommodation only 5 kilometeres from Kalouts which you can stay there. In my this is an amazing place in Iran. In the morning, you can enjoy camel riding.
  • An amazing sandy rocks with beautiful shapes and scenery. Best time to visit is soon in the morning to also see the sunrise or in the evening for the sunset. People might like to camp also during the night for watching the starfull sky. However there is no facility there for tourists. Make sure to take everything with you.
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