Lut desert

“Plain Lut” was recorded as “the first natural work of Iran” on the UNESCO World Heritage List; a large plain with beautiful, fantastic and, of course, surprisingly beautiful landscapes in Iran Tourism Attractions.

Lut in Persian means bare, naked, waterless and grass, and the Lut plain has all of these features; the desert in southeastern Iran and between the provinces of South Khorasan, Sistan and Baluchestan and Kerman, which have been the hottest for years The known point of the Earth and the temperature of 71 ° C is recorded in the center and is full of unknowns.

From the plain of Lut, titled “Lute pit, Lut plain and Lut desert”, is a desert region with about 175,000 square kilometers, one-tenth of the total area of ​​Iran and Iran History. This plain is the world’s 25th largest wilderness. Part of this great plain is desert sand and pebble, and part of it is a desert; for this reason, scientists believe that this great desert should be called the plain of Lut, not the Desert Lut, because the desert is only part of it.

The plain is a dark, dry surface of the surface that absorbs a lot of heat; therefore, in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009, the Medis sensor of the Lut Plain was 70.7 degrees Celsius, the warmest point of the globe The land was announced and some geographers such as Parviz Kordvani believe that the warmest point in the Lut desert is the Central Lut hole 75 kilometers east of Shahdad.

The Lut plain is not the only hot spot in the world, but the coolest spot on the plateau of Iran, called “Good Lut”, is also strange in the plain.

One of the most beautiful landscapes in the plain of Lut is the Shahdad mysterious clutches; the Shahdad Kaloots are like a city with Kukhi skyscrapers, some of which are called the Ghost City, the imaginary city or the city of Lut. Shahdad Kaloots are the world’s tallest pyramids, created by wind and water erosion.

In the middle of these spectacular clutches there are almost no vital signs, and they say that there is still no human being in all parts of the city.

Near the Kaloot Shahdad and in the plain of Lut, there is a civilization with more than 6,000 years old, from the Shahdad Cemetery, the works of many pottery, sculptures and jewels were obtained, and the oldest device  of the world called “Drafsh Shahdad” in This area has been discovered.

The dinosaur nail and meteorite patches are also the great discoveries of this great desert. Of course, the originality of the nails found is still unclear and investigations continue on this fossil.

The vegetation of the Lut Plain is the trees and shrubs of Gaz, located in desert pots that are known as Nabaka, and grow in underground water to prevent burial in underground sands.

The Lut plain has a variety of animal species, such as sandy foxes, rabbits, sand castles, Jebir, Jarde, Sargopaea, Shaheen, Megzagh, Cockroach, Snake Snake, Snake Camel, Snake Jaffari, Cuckoo Agama, Black and Arab tail and various types of scorpions include Golden Scorpio, Black and Gerar, and at high altitudes, goats and Jabir, which is an indication of the active ecological cycle of the Lut plain.

It is not easy to enter the plain of Lut and the desert walking in this area, because of the severity of the area and the lack of any fuel, the desert in this area is risky and difficult.

But many Iranian and foreign groups have already entered the heart of this great desert, whose travel report reveals the beauty of this mysterious desert and it is now one of the destinations of Iran Tour.