Maranjab Desert

Maranjab Desert

Maranjab desert is famous for high dunes. The tallest sand dunes on east, are about 70 meters. On the southern side of Maranjab Caravanserai there is a mountain, known as “Kolang Mountain” surrounded by sand hills. With a 15 minute walk you can reach the top, the view of the desert from the top in just breathtaking. The moving sand dunes create a wonderful landscape in the desert. You can enjoy walking on the sand dunes with bare feet. Since the temperature rises in desert in the midday it’s better to walk on the moving sand dunes in the early morning or late afternoon.
Aran O Bidgol salt lake and Wanderer island are other spectacular parts of the desert. The island, only one or two months of the year due to rainfall in the region are visible and the rest during the year converts to salt marsh. Other attractions of the Maranjab, is a caravanserai on the Silk Road, which is located in the desert. Maranjab desert average height of sea level is 850 meters and the highest point of this desert measures about 880 meters of sea level.
Another attraction of Maranjab desert is the sand dunes. Mid-Autumn and late November are the best times due to dryness of the path, mild weather and the lack of insects.