Zagros Trekking with Qashqai nomads

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2day Zagros mountains Trekking and Qashqai nomads tour. ( No 3)

Tour plan:

Day 1:
Start from Shiraz in the morning ;
Drive to northwest of the city for about 110km/2 hr;
Arrive to Sheshpir region beside the town called Sepidan ( Ardekan);
Visit a nomad's family and have lunch with them,
Drive forward to Ganbil valley and start trekking for about 10km ;
Arrive to a nomad's family around sunset ;
Spend the night with the nomad's family ;
Day 2:
After breakfast start trekking up to Barm-firuz lake 3300m. ( about 3 km/3hr);
Trek up to Barm-firuz summit 3720 m. ( about 2km/ 2hr);
Have lunch on the lake,
Trek down to ganbil valley in the afternoon,
Drive back to Shiraz and finally get back to Shiraz around sunset.

1.Trekking from the lake to the summit is optional.
2.The starting point of trekking is about 2800m from the sea level ;
3.the path is a bit steep ;
4.In summer there are some prickly bushes and its better to wear good trekking shoes.
5.Be sure to take enough water.
6.Always you need some warm clothes for the night but its hot in midday ( about +35) especially in July, August and September.


  1. Philipp

    We had great two days with Mohammed and the nomads. We were hiking, had nice dinner at the fireplace and were talking to the nomads. Was an amazing tour and I can highly recommend!

  2. Gloria

    Hi Plan to visit Iran in May, Want to hike for 2 to 3 days Are the tours private groups or open to individuals enrolling ? Thanks

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