International Students Office (ISO) - Sharif University of Technology
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Maranjab Camping Trip
International Students Office held a two-day camping trip to Maranjab desert

In order to introduce the rich history, culture, and geography of Iran to the international students of Sharif University of Technology, the International Students Office held a two-day camping trip to Maranjab desert on January 29th and 30th, 2017.

 

 

On Thursday, January 29th, after arriving at the city of Aran va Bidgol, students visited the holy shrine of Imamzadeh Helal Ali, who is a son of Imam Ali. They then settled in Ahmad Eco-Camp, located 10 km away from Maranjab desert and the Silk Road. Late in the night, the students participated in a night sky stargazing program.

 

 

On Friday, January 30th, the participants visited the beautiful dunes and salt lake of Maranjab desert. They then visited the historic Maranjab Caravanserai located on the Silk Road, between Khorasan and Esfahan. The trip then concluded with a visit to the ancient underground city of Nooshabad, placed 10 km away from Kashan.