2 Days hiking tour of Hezar mountain
Hezar is located in Baft region of Kerman, south-east of Iran and with an elevation of 4500 meters; it is the highest peak in Kerman Province.
In this hiking tour we will explore the northern face of Hezar mountain where the Rayen waterfall is located. This is one of Kerman’s most beautiful and tallest waterfalls; thus, is visited by many as a recreational place on holidays.
The source of Rayen waterfall is Hezar itself which gives life to many streams and rivers. As a matter of fact in, this tour we are following one of this rivers to Hezar’s shelter at the elevation of 3000 meters. This is one of the most heavenly landscapes in Kerman, walking along this river and among many trees while the scent of herbal drive you mad like nowhere else. As you know by now this mountain is called “Hezar” (thousand) because you can find one thousand diffrent herbals over there.
Afternoon: Leaving Kerman early afternoon, we will begin our tour by going to Rayen waterfall which will take about 2 hours of driving.
Evening: Beginning our hike by passing the water fall where the path is a little steep and takes about 30 minutes to reach the top. Afterwards we only have to hike alongside the river and pass the river couple of times (which is not difficult at all) to get to the shelter. In total, this part should take around 2 hours.
Night: We pass the nigh by making our camp or putting or stuff in the shelter, making regular and herbal tea, eating our dinner and finally sleeping
Morning: Having enough time we can get up as late as 8-8.5 a.m. . Next making and eating the breakfast and wondering the region; we can even try to trek a little bit toward the peak. Later, we start to go down to the car.
Noon: By noon we should reach the waterfall and we will have our lunch in Rayen (the option to visit the great citadel of Rayen is available).
Afternoon: Finally we should be at Kerman by 4-5 p.m.
Start and End points: anyplace in Kerman City
Start: 3 p.m. in day 1*
Ends: 5 p.m. in day 2 *
Driving Hours: 4 hours
Hiking Hours: 3-4 hours
Highlights: Rayen waterfall, Fresh running water and springs, amazing sites, camping, stargazing and landscapes
Transport: New car in good condition with AC
Options: Visiting the citadel of Rayen
Children Friendly: Yes
* Timetable may vary a little throughout the year.
- Accommodation (tents or Hezar’s shelter)
- Full board
- English Speaking guide
- Trekking shoes
- Sleeping bag & matress (we can provide one for €5)
- Rain Jacket & Down Jacket
- Trekking poles
- 2 days
- Activity: Hiking
- Best time: Springs
- Physical rating: 3 out of 5
- Hiking hours: 4
- Meals: Full board
- Accommodation grade: Tent or Hezar’s shelter
- Age group: +13
- One person: €115
- Two persons: €80 per person
- Three persons: €65 per person
- Four persons: €55 per person
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- Altitude: 4135m
- Difficulty: 5 out of 5 (one of the most technical peaks in Iran)
- Hiking hours in day 1: around 5 hours
- Hiking hours in day 2: around 12 hours
- Hiking hours in day 3: around 5 hours