Have you ever heard about sand therapy and sand sports?
The biggest sand hills of Iran are situated in Rigan, eastern Kerman. Rigan is considered one of the rich tourism spots because of its deserts, which have not yet been publicized.
The most important tourist attraction of Rigan is its sand hills, which are the largest in Iran and suitable for promoting health tourism, Mehr News Agency reported.
The hills in Aliabad Posht Rig Village, for instance, have a height of 75 meters and a width of 5 km. Many tourists visit these hills for health applications and prefer the heat of this region to the various hot spas in other parts of the country. After digging ditches in these hills, tourists lie down in the middle of sand and gradually absorb the heat of the sand.
Full day Excursion to sand dunes in Rigan, Kerman Province (approx. 9 Hours)
Drive from Bam city ( an ancient city with the largest adobe castle) to Rigan city ( approx. 90 km). you will be fascinated to see sand dunes of Rigan and go adventuring in the early morning.
There are many historical monuments in Rigan including Shah Khorshid (Sun King) Tomb belonging to the daughter of Bahman, who is the son of Esfandiyar, which dates back to the Safavid era. The tomb is the only historical site in Rigan registered as Iran’s national monuments and attracts a great number of tourists during the New Year holidays.
Some parts of the Silk Road can still be spotted in several regions of Rigan
The highest sand dunes are another tourist attraction of Rigan. Each year, due to seasonal winds, the height and length of these dunes increase even more. The dunes are one of the most exquisite and natural landscapes in Rigan, and quite unique in their kind.
The sand dunes are located 12 kilometers from the center of Rigan and are easily accessible to visitors. Most tourists travel to this part of Kerman Province for therapeutic effects attributed to the sands. According to the medical staff present in Rigan, sand therapy can over time relieve muscle and joint pain, as the sand gradually transfers the heat to the person’s body and thus eases the pain.
The lunch will be served at a local restaurant. All the leisure facilities will be provided for all the passengers.