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Lut desert crossing on foot

Lut desert in south eastern Iran is a beautiful desert unlike any in the country. It houses the famous Yardangs and the Mega-dunes as well as other surprise attractions.
This trek would involve some 25 KM of walking per day.
4WD support with highly experienced drivers and guides are provided.
The total trip would be 10 days from the south eastern city of Birjand to the village of Keshit where the expedition will end.

Location: Lut desert SE Iran, the hottest place on Earth.
Trip Duration 10 days
Trekking days 8
Total distance trekked approximately250KM
Pick up point: the city of Birjand, although transfer from any point in Iran can be arranged.
Starting village Deh Salm , altitude 815m ASL,  31°11'49.70"N  59°19'20.62"E
End point the village of Kechit 425m ASL,  29°51'4.18"N 58° 8'47.71"E
Highest point approximately 1000m, lowest point approximately 240m, the lowest point of Iranian plateau
Main attractions: Megadunes 400m high, Lut Spring, Kaluts or Yardangs ( , authentic desert village architecture

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