Central Iran lies at the heart of the country, home to major cities and travel destinations like Esfahan, the capital Tehran, and the holy city of Qom.
- Na'in (also known as Naein and Naeen) lies 170km north of Yazd and 140km east of Isfahan is the first desert town toward the east through the main route.
- Town of Varzaneh is undoubtedly the best desert town of Isfahan province. Having the most accessible desert of Iran, extremely quiet, and being close to salt lake and Gavkhooni wetland, makes Varzaneh a must-stop spot for travelers between Isfahan and Yazd. Salt lake, Gavkhooni wetland and 1000-yeaer-old Ghoortan citadel are also in Varzaneh district. You may visit Varzaneh page for more information about desert, accommodation, and other historical attractions. To reach Varzaneh, the best way is to go Isfahan, and then there are many daily buses to reach there, taking 1h30 minutes.
- Kashan is the first of the large oases along the Qom-Kerman road which runs along the edge of the central deserts of Iran.
- The Desert village Garmeh is a small desert village at the far east of province. It is 420 km far from Isfahan. The population of this small village is 260 plus 20 goats and 2 camels.
2 days in Tehran
1 day in Qom or Kashan
3 days in Esfahan
1 day in Na'in
2 days in Yazd
2 days in Shiraz
1 day in Persepolis