Shahdad kalouts are located in the city of Shahdad, in Kerman province. Shahdad Kalouts is a part of a bigger desert, “Lut Desert”. From afar it looks like a large complex of structures, but as you get closer their shapes get more defined and become more natural and beautiful. Many people travel this far to enjoy the sunrise and sunset from this spot on earth. According to researches the desert and the Kalout region have been identified as the hottest spot on earth. In year2005, NASA measured the temperature of the Shahdad area in the Lut Desert by about 70.7 degrees centigrade.
Kalout is one of the greatest natural phenomena, located 40 km southeast of the city Shahdad. These Kalout has a length of 145 km and a width of 80 km, covering an area of about 11000 km2. Aeolian sand, clay, and marine clay mainly cover the area between the Kalouts. Wind and salty water have played important roles in forming these natural structures. So these kalouts have been formed as a result of erosions caused by wind and salty waters. There is a variety of recreational facilities available in the resort of Shahdad Kerman, which has attracted many tourists to the area annually.
For those who are thrilled with adventure and leisure at any destination, Shahdad Desert is also an opportunity to meet their needs. Visitors to Kalout Shahdad Kerman, Iran can do safari and Afrood among the Kalout if they rent a car from camps in the area. Autumn is the best time to travel to shahdad Desert. Take tours to this area, as they have professionally trained guides, which are one of the basic rules for traveling to an unknown area, especially a desert. Staying a night in the desert and drowning in the sea of stars have been made possible by a camp located 20 km from the city of Shahdad.
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