We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Maranjab Desert

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Review Highlights
Lovely people

I went to this desert with a lacklustre driver, who didn't seem to be very excited about showing me... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cape Town Central, South Africa
via mobile
Unbelievable sunset

I didn’t spend the night there , only a day trip but I really , truly enjoyed the sunset , peace... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nana A
via mobile
Read all 131 reviews
All photos (189)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sand dunes”(21 reviews)
“salt lake”(37 reviews)
“off road”(3 reviews)
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
See all hours
Kashan, Iran
+98 935 383 6810
Improve This Listing
Reviews (131)
Filter reviews
85 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sand dunes salt lake off road day trip fun adventure beautiful landscape tour guide caravanserai desert blankets tehran cars middle shoes travelers wheel safety
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 85 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to this desert with a lacklustre driver, who didn't seem to be very excited about showing me around. But the people I met at the caravanserai were super friendly. Later I met them again while walking through the dunes and they gave me...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shafeeqahi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t spend the night there , only a day trip but I really , truly enjoyed the sunset , peace and the beauty of this part of the heaven . Since than I have been there few time and every time I enjoye it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nana A
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Visited in Jan 2019. We went with a tour guide into this beautiful desert (sand dunes desert - very different from Kalout). Suggest to start your visit at around 2.30-3pm so to get the best light and the sunset from the dunes (5pm). Also do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GiselleIsabel
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Move early morning from Tehran to Kashan. After breakfast in the restaurant keep your rout to Kashan off to the full of mystery Maranjab desert and salt lake. After watching polygons of a salt lake move to Abbasi caravanserai. There are different ways to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank elina1990ch
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

The desert is lovely especially at night. The path to caravanseri is unpaved (november 2018) and realy inconvenient for non off roads. I think just pulling over in the way where it feels desert could do, besides caravansaraei itself is not that big deal. Notices...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Qasem7
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

If you go to iran don’t loose camping middle of the desert , this place is near kashan and very good for people who likes natures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Raphael A
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Being a vast empire, ancient Persia was not easy to cross. And so, there were convenient accommodation facilities on most of the major roads to accommodate the weary travelers. These accommodation facilities were called caravanserais and Maranjab Caravanserai_ built in the 16th century, was one...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank zandiyeht
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We had a really good time in the Maranjab desert. Travellers should be aware however that the Maranjab desert is a popular destination for Tehranis. In the weekend, when the weather is good, the sand dunes get filled with 4WD jeeps and you can hear...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank EewoudL
Reviewed October 15, 2018

really here is very wonderful and i like will go again. I suggest lovers of the desert Be sure to travel there and make sure you do not regret it.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Alejandro84z
Reviewed September 19, 2018

As a tour guide, l usually take my tours to Maranjab Desert (one of the most beautiful and important deserts in lran). You can plan your tour from 4-9 a.m, 4-9 p.m, and or 9 p.m to 9 a.m. Each tour has its own excitement....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Khassaf_65
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 nearby hotels
Amirza Traditional House
31 reviews
20.87 miles away
Saraye Ameriha Boutique Hotel
620 reviews
20.97 miles away
Morshedi House
285 reviews
21.31 miles away
Qom Olympic Hotel
8 reviews
35.73 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 45 nearby restaurants
Manouchehri House Restaurant
272 reviews
21.17 miles away
Cafe Shazdeh
68 reviews
20.97 miles away
Morshedi House Cafe' & Restaurant
43 reviews
21.32 miles away
Cafe Kargah
33 reviews
20.69 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 31 nearby attractions
Niasar Waterfall
7 reviews
13.93 miles away
Tabatabei House
358 reviews
20.88 miles away
Fatima Masumeh Shrine
134 reviews
36.25 miles away
Chaar Taaghi Zigurat
5 reviews
14.09 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Trinh L
April 23, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from jajavalB | Reviewed this property |
On: Springtime and Autumn time(March-May ; avoid nowruz-peak local tourists, September) camping in caravanserai styled with star in Galaxy gazing.
April 19, 2017|
AnswerShow all 16 answers
Response from IsfahaniYan | Reviewed this property |
Hey I know a professional team of local guide in kashan that i experienced this tour from kashan but i think it can be possible from airport as well,this is my guide number joseph
August 3, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Alirezaghiyasi | Reviewed this property |
hi we can bring you to maranjab desert with offroad car pls follow us on instagram : kashan_desert my phone number is :+989135518578