A List of Available Traditional Houses in Isfahan’s Mesr Desert
As an Iranian author once remarked The desert is full of mysteries, the hell of the earth and the heaven of the sky, and people in purgatory between of these two. What drives desert enthusiasts from their homeland to this mysterious nothingness; The starry nights are filled with the peace of the desert; And what increases the pleasure of Iran Desert Tours is choosing a traditional house made of clay and mud.
The purpose of this article is to introduce the ecotourism residences of the Mesr desert of Iran. We have made it easy for you to read this article by providing a list of accommodations in the Mesr desert, accommodations in the city of Khour, and other villages in Khour va Biabanak. Stay with us until the end of the article.
List of Accommodations in the Mesr desert
Before dealing with the accommodations in the Mesr desert, it is better to introduce this area first. Masr desert is located in Khour va Biabanak city in Isfahan province and is 403 kilometers away from Isfahan. To go to Mesr Desert in Isfahan, you need to travel 45 minutes away from Khour va Biabanak and go to Mesr village first. It is three minutes from Mesr village to Mesr desert.
Mesr Desert Residences
For sightseeing and recreation in the Mesr desert, it is better to choose one of the eco-tourism residences in the village of Mesr. If you don’t want to stay in the village of Mesr, the closest village to the Mesr desert is Farahzad village, which can be your next option to stay in this village. Otherwise, choose accommodation options in the estuary or nearby villages. So let’s take a look at the accommodations in this area.
Kariz Traditional Residence: Kariz residence is a traditional and beautiful house in the village of Mesr. Kariz has 12 rooms with shared bathrooms and toilets. The facilities of this house include a public kitchen, restaurant, and safari services. In the area of the residence, you can make your friendly meeting beautifully by leaning on the beds. Other facilities of Kariz include internet, ceiling fan, air conditioner, parking, tour guide, and heating. It should be mentioned that you can have a full board stay (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and rooms with a private bathroom) in Kariz.
Afzal Traditional Residence: Afzal is another residence in the Mesr desert of Iran. This residence has 15 rooms and suites and can accommodate 80 passengers. Among the facilities of this residence, we can mention free internet, safari tours, canteen with various traditional dishes, stove, tour guide, Iranian bathroom, shared bathroom, and outdoor parking. The traditional and pleasant atmosphere of this residence in the desert will remain in your memory.
Shenzaar Residence: Another eco-tourism residence in the Mesr desert is Shenzaar Residence. This residence can accommodate 80 people with 12 rooms and suites. Shenzaar rooms have a shared bathroom and toilet. You can enjoy all kinds of local and traditional Iranian food in this residence. Local breakfast is served with hot local bread.
Heshmat Ecolodge (Barati 2): Barati Residence has 8 rooms and suites and can accommodate 48 people. Among the facilities of this residence, we can mention the heating and cooling system, table fan, oil heater, outdoor parking outside the residence, Iranian and foreign toilets and shared bathroom, and tour guide. This residence does not have a refrigerator or TV. In the courtyard of this residence, rest on the wooden beds and enjoy the fresh air.
Khatereh Ecolodge: Khatereh resort is another resort in the Mesr desert. The memory has 8 rooms with a capacity of four people. This residence has a traditional restaurant serving a variety of local dishes, internet, Iranian and foreign toilets. It should be noted that the bathroom is shared and is located outside the room. The residence is a 37-year-old house, but it is completely built traditionally, and its straw walls and wooden windows make you determined to be its guest for a few days. The bathroom is common to the rooms and is located outside the room. The kitchen and refrigerator are also shared.
Rohab Eco Lodge: Another Mesr desert lodge is Rohab Eco Lodge. This residence has 4 rooms with 2 beds with separate bathrooms. Some rooms have sleeping floors and some have beds. Among the facilities of Rahab are uncovered parking, a tour guide, a public kitchen, a heating, and cooling system, and a shared bathroom. A coffee shop, a handicraft stall, and cooking a variety of local dishes are also other facilities of this traditional residence.
Carevan Eco-Residence: Carevan Residence is 80 years old, and in 2018 it hosted desert travelers as an eco-residence. The Carevan residence has 8 large rooms for 15 people. The rooms are in the form of sleeping floors and have the good facilities of an eco-tourist accommodation. The Carevan can host 45 tourists in total. Some rooms have a private toilet and bathroom. Among the facilities of this complex, we can mention the internet, cooking of local food, and a place for gathering around the fire in the area.
Birahe Ecotourism Residence: Birahe Residence has two sets. Complex 1 is more than 80 years old and has 13 furnished rooms with sufficient facilities. The second complex is 100 meters away from the first complex and has 4 rooms. Among the facilities of Birahe, we can mention the public toilet and bath, fire pit, Shahneshin, restaurant and pantry (in the second complex), and observation of the desert sky with a telescope. Homemade food is served in this residence and you can eat in Shahneshin or a restaurant. It is not possible to use the public kitchen in this residence.
Kalateh Mesr Residence: This residence has 8 rooms and up to 40 people can stay here. Among the facilities of Kalate Masr, we can mention open parking, common bathroom and toilet, public kitchen, ceiling fan, heating, and serving local food.
These traditional houses provide you with a unique experience while pocket friendly in terms of your Iran tours cost.