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More information about Orumieh Lake
Orumieh Lake
in Urmia City
city: Urmia
The province of West Azarbayjan has the largest lake of Iran in its territory, known as Lake Orumieh. This lake is at an altitude of 1,267 m. from the sea level, with a length of 130-140 ... MORE
The province of West Azarbayjan has the largest lake of Iran in its territory, known as Lake Orumieh. This lake is at an altitude of 1,267 m. from the sea level, with a length of 130-140 km, the width being approximately 15-50 km. and at an average depth of 50-60 m. Its waters are extremely salty (twice ...
More information about Darak Village (Darak Beach)
Darak Village (Darak Beach)
in Chabahar Free Port City
Darak, a village in the Zarabad county of Konarak city (near Chabahar in Sistan and Balouchestan Province), is located where the Sea of Oman reaches the Indian Ocean. The hills and ... MORE
The village of Darak in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan province has one of the most beautiful coasts of the country and even the world.
More information about Zayandeh Rood River
Zayandeh Rood River
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The Zayandeh Rood (Zayanderud or Payandehrud) is one of the most important rivers of the central plateau of Iran. This Rivere has come to be known by this name, due to the various ... MORE
The Zayandeh Rood (Zayanderud or Payandehrud) is one of the most important rivers of the central plateau of Iran. This Rivere has come to be known by this name, due to the various gushing springs on its course, that is from its source to the mouth. The river takes its source in the northeastern front ...
city: Saqez
Karafto Caves (Karaftou Historical Caves) is located in a castle by the same name between Divandareh and Saqez, 20 km. north of this route in Kurdestan Province. This relic accounts ... MORE
Karafto Caves (Karaftou Historical Caves) is located in a castle by the same name between Divandareh and Saqez, 20 km. north of this route in Kurdestan Province. This relic accounts for being a reputed and important one in the province of Kurdestan. The cave structure is related to the Parthian era ...
More information about Valley of the Statues in Hormuz
Valley of the Statues in Hormuz
in Hormoz Island City
This stunningly beautiful natural site is called 'Valley of the Statues' (Valley of Sculptures,  Valley of Imagination or Darreye Tandis-ha) because here tall rocks have been ... MORE
This stunningly beautiful natural site is called 'Valley of the Statues' (Valley of Sculptures,  Valley of Imagination or Darreye Tandis-ha) because here tall rocks have been sculpted into strange shapes by the elements. With a bit of imagination you can see Many animal like Clifs such as a ...
city: Urmia
Kaboodan Island (Qoyundağı adası or Quyun Daqi Island) is the largest islands of the lake Orumieh (Urmia Lake), located to the east of which and covering an area of about 3,175 hectares. ... MORE
Kaboodan Island (Qoyundağı adası or Quyun Daqi Island) is the largest islands of the lake Orumieh (Urmia Lake), located to the east of which and covering an area of about 3,175 hectares. Its vegetation being generally short scrubs and a variety of trees bearing wild fruits and nuts. Mammals such as ...
More information about Valley of the Stars
Valley of the Stars
in Qeshm Island City
Once upon a time in Qeshm Island in Iran, a star fell down from the sky and hit the ground right in the heart and shaped a giant, mysterious, and weird valley which we call it Stars ... MORE
One of the most spectacular natural sites on Qeshm Island, features a series of majestic gorges and canyons that were formed over centuries by erosion. Wandering amid the valley is a magical experience – it's like stepping into a Salvador Dalí painting.
More information about Namakdan Salt Cave
Namakdan Salt Cave
in Qeshm Island City
Namakdan Salt Cave (Namak Cave) in Qeshm Island With a length of six kilometers, The worlds largest salt cave is filled with fragile salt sculptures, salt rivers, and huge salt megadomes. ... MORE
Namakdan Cave in Qeshm Island is one of the masterpieces of creation. The cave is an appropriate place for treating those who suffer from asthma and respiratory problems. With a height of 237 meters and length of over 6,000 meters, this natural attraction is considered as the largest salt cave worldwide.
More information about Chahkooh Canyon
Chahkooh Canyon
in Qeshm Island City
Chahkooh valley or Chahkooh canyon is located in 70 kilometres from city of Qeshm and next to “Chahoo Sharghi” (Eastern Chahoo) village. It’s believed that Qeshm Island has seven wonders, ... MORE
Chahkuh gorge is on the north-western part of the island not far from Table Village. This Geosite is an exceptional example of erosion through rainstorm water. Heavy rainstorms (that are also rare) quickly flush water through geological structures. Erosion however has been a secondary factor in forming this beautiful valley In fact, it has primarily been affected by the Salt Dome and related anticline.
More information about Saqalaksar Lake
Saqalaksar Lake
in Rasht City
city: Rasht
Saqalaksar Lake is located in Gilan province, north of Iran, 15 km south of Rasht. The water of the lake is supplied by the spring fountains of the region. There are many lakes with ... MORE
Saqalaksar Lake (Saghalaksar) is situated in Saqalaksar village, in the central part of Rasht city in Gilan province of Iran, located 15 km south of Rasht city in the village of Lacan.
More information about Filband Village
Filband Village
in Babol City
city: Babol
Filband Village (Felban) located at an altitude of about 2,300m above sea level, Filband on the eastern side of Mazandaran is known as the roof of the province, with its high mountains ... MORE
Filband is one of the highest bungalow villages of Iran's northern province of Mazandaran, which is located in the south of the city of Babol and 2700 meters above the sea level.
More information about Tandoureh Protected Area
Tandoureh Protected Area
in Dargaz (Daregaz) City
Tandooreh National Park (Also known as Chehelmir) is located in northeastern Iran, north of Razavi Khorasan Province, near the city of Dargaz the Turkmenistan border. The Tandooreh ... MORE
Tandooreh (Tandoureh,Tandureh or Chehelmir) National Park is a protected area located in the north east of Iran, near the city of Dargaz in Khorasan Razavi and the Turkmenistan border.
More information about Ashuradeh Island
Ashuradeh Island
in Bandar Torkaman City
Ashora Deh (Ashorada or Ashour island) is a part of Bandar Turkaman and one of the beautiful places of Golestan province situated 25 kilometer from Gorgan. Ashora Deh (Ahuradeh) is ... MORE
Ashora Deh (Ashorada or Ashour island) is a part of Bandar Turkaman and one of the beautiful places of Golestan province situated 25 kilometer from Gorgan. Ashora Deh (Ahuradeh) is the only island of the Iranian coast of the Caspian Sea (Gorgan Bay) with damp and moderate climate and is a suitable place ...
More information about Village of Sobatan (Subatan)
Village of Sobatan (Subatan)
in Talesh (Hashtpar) City
Sobatan is a beautiful region located near Neor Lake in between Iran’s northern province of Ardebil and Gilan. Its beauty and peace attract many local visitors and foreign tourists ... MORE
Subatan is located 36 km to the northwest of Talesh, in the northern province of Gilan. Its beauty and peace attract many local visitors and foreign tourists each year, as its cool climate offers an escape from the summer heat of the plains.
More information about Silence Valley
Silence Valley
in Hormoz Island City
To get to the natural areas of the silent valley in Hormuz, you have to walk a few hundred yards to enjoy the salt landscape in this valley, reach the rocky wall at the end of this ... MORE
To get to the natural areas of the silent valley in Hormuz, you have to walk a few hundred yards to enjoy the salt landscape in this valley, reach the rocky wall at the end of this path and enjoy its unique beauty. Be amazed Specific silence in this valley. Since rock salt releases a very positive ...
More information about Salt Goddess Cave & Mountain
Salt Goddess Cave & Mountain
in Hormoz Island City
The Hormuz Island in southern Iran is widely known for its red and edible soil but in addition to the dominant red colour of the island, a splendid white colour catches the eyes of ... MORE
The Hormuz Island in southern Iran is widely known for its red and edible soil but in addition to the dominant red colour of the island, a splendid white colour catches the eyes of every visitor: The whiteness of the Goddess of Salt. The jewel of geology of the Persian Gulf is located on a salt dome. ...
More information about Katlah Khor Cave
Katlah Khor Cave
in Zanjan City
city: Zanjan
Katalehkhor Cave (Katale Khor) is located 140 km. south west of Zanjan, in the southern skirts of the Saqizloo mountains. The inlet to this cave stands 6-8 m. above a dry river. The ... MORE
Katalehkhor Cave (Katale Khor) is located 140 km. south west of Zanjan, in the southern skirts of the Saqizloo mountains. The inlet to this cave stands 6-8 m. above a dry river. The name, Katale Khor, means "mount of the sun". The beauty of this cave is enhanced due to the formation of stalagtites ...
More information about Rainbow mountains & Valley
Rainbow mountains & Valley
in Hormoz Island City
The entire of Hormoz  island is made of rainbow mountains and you can freely walk through most of the middle of it. But this spot is a good place to stop and check out all the colours. ... MORE
The entire of Hormoz  island is made of rainbow mountains and you can freely walk through most of the middle of it. But this spot is a good place to stop and check out all the colours. In close vicinity of Silence Valley, lies the mesmerizing valley of more than 70 shades of minerals, rendering the ...
More information about Gavkhoony Wetlands
Gavkhoony Wetlands
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
Gavkhuni Wetland also known as Gav-khooni Wetland (Batlaagh-e Gaav Khooni) can be considered as one of the reputed wet lands in the central plateau of Iran. This vicinity covers an ... MORE
Gavkhuni Wetland also known as Gav-khooni Wetland (Batlaagh-e Gaav Khooni) can be considered as one of the reputed wet lands in the central plateau of Iran. This vicinity covers an area of 476 sq. km. and is located 167 km. southeast of Esfahan. The same is 1,470 m. from sea level and the maximum depth ...
More information about Zamkan River
Zamkan River
in Paveh (Oramanat) City
The Zamkan River (Zimkan) is in the limits of Paveh and Islam Abad Qarb in Kermanshah Province. The length of this river is 160 km. and originates from the southern slopes of the Shahan ... MORE
The Zamkan River (Zimkan) is in the limits of Paveh and Islam Abad Qarb in Kermanshah Province. The length of this river is 160 km. and originates from the southern slopes of the Shahan Mountains 62 km. north west of Islam Abad. This river passes through various villages and after adjoining with other ...
More information about Hirmand River (Helmand)
Hirmand River (Helmand)
in Zabol City
city: Zabol
Hirmand or Helmand River accounts as the only vital water way in Sistan va Balouchestan Province, and takes its source in the Baba Mountains of Afghanistan. After following a long ... MORE
Hirmand or Helmand River accounts as the only vital water way in Sistan va Balouchestan Province, and takes its source in the Baba Mountains of Afghanistan. After following a long course enters the Hamoon Lake, and the water requirements of the plains of Sistan are provided by this river. Other water ...
More information about Hamedan Rivers
Hamedan Rivers
in Hamedan City
city: Hamedan
Hamadan's rivers are generally fed by the snow accumulated on the mountains and the rainfall in the wet seasons. During the summer the river beds, except for major rivers such ... MORE
Hamadan's rivers are generally fed by the snow accumulated on the mountains and the rainfall in the wet seasons. During the summer the river beds, except for major rivers such as Gaamasiab and Siminarud (Siminehrood), are entirely dry or reduced to mountain streams. The Alvand highlands form the ...
More information about Makhmal Kuh (Tang-e Shabikhun)
Makhmal Kuh (Tang-e Shabikhun)
in Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) City
Makhmal Kuh, literary meaning velvet mountain, is an eye-catching and popular mount that dominates Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province, western Iran. This beautiful area ... MORE
Makhmal Kuh, literary meaning velvet mountain, is an eye-catching and popular mount that dominates Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province, western Iran. This beautiful area is located to the north of Khoram Abad, in the valley of Makhmal Kooh. It is so called due to abundance of small stones and flowers in the way to the same.
More information about Vartoon Mineral Springs
Vartoon Mineral Springs
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
Vartun springs (Vertoon Mineral Spring, Vartoon Natural Hot Sulfur Springs, Rose Village) is located to the southeast of Esfahan (Isfahan), at a distance of 43 km. on the Esfahan - ... MORE
Vartun springs (Vertoon Mineral Spring, Vartoon Natural Hot Sulfur Springs, Rose Village) is located to the southeast of Esfahan (Isfahan), at a distance of 43 km. on the Esfahan - Yazd road, on a branching route in the vicinity of Vertoon. The thermal spring of Vertoon is composed of bicarbonate chloride ...
More information about Mugan plain
Mugan plain
in Ardebil City
city: Ardebil
Mugan plain (Moghan) is located in northwestern Iran in Ardebil province on the bank of the Aras River. Ardebil Province is bordered by Azerbaijan and Caspian sea. This plain is known ... MORE
Mugan plain (Moghan) is located in northwestern Iran in Ardebil province on the bank of the Aras River. Ardebil Province is bordered by Azerbaijan and Caspian sea. This plain is known as one of the agricultural and livestock fields in Iran due to its soil fertility and favorable weather conditions. Encompassing ...
More information about Simineh River (Siminnerud)
Simineh River (Siminnerud)
in Miandoab City
city: Miandoab
Simineh River (Simineh Rud, Tatavi Chay, Tatahu Chay) originates from the summits around Saqez south of Lake Orumieh (Urmieh Lake). The main branch of which, Shetaveh Rood is to the ... MORE
Simineh River (Simineh Rud, Tatavi Chay, Tatahu Chay) originates from the summits around Saqez south of Lake Orumieh (Urmieh Lake). The main branch of which, Shetaveh Rood is to the southwest of Dehshahr Kandi. After flowing across Bukan, western Miandoab, and the fertile plains of Shamat, it flows ...
More information about Sarab Niloofar
Sarab Niloofar
in Kermanshah City
The Niloofar Sarab (wetland) also known as Lake Niloufar (Water Lily) is located about 15 km. northwest of Kermanshah and in THE Kermanshah - Kouzran road at the foot of Mount Komijar. ... MORE
The Niloofar Sarab (wetland) also known as Lake Niloufar (Water Lily) is located about 15 km. northwest of Kermanshah and in THE Kermanshah - Kouzran road at the foot of Mount Komijar. This wetland has a large pool covered with lotus flowers. The same is a recreational area, besides which fishing is ...
More information about Kamtal Summit
Kamtal Summit
in Jolfa (Julfa) City
Kamtaal Summit (Kantal) Being one of the most beautiful and important rocky peaks of the mountains of Arasbaran. Kamtal summit as well as three other summits Kamchi 3300m, Ganli 3200m ... MORE
Kamtaal Summit (Kantal) Being one of the most beautiful and important rocky peaks of the mountains of Arasbaran. Kamtal summit as well as three other summits Kamchi 3300m, Ganli 3200m and Glish 3200m , located in the west of nowjamehr village, inside kiamaki protected area of Azerbaygan of Iran. Kiamki ...
More information about Silver and Red Beach of Hormuz
Silver and Red Beach of Hormuz
in Hormoz Island City
Hormuz Island has a mountain rich in red oxide soil, called “Gelack”, which is not just a valuable mineral for industrial purposes, but the locals use it as an spice in their cuisine, ... MORE
Hormuz Island has a mountain rich in red oxide soil, called “Gelack”, which is not just a valuable mineral for industrial purposes, but the locals use it as an spice in their cuisine, such as sauces, jams, etc. The mountain being on the shoreline, makes the peculiarly red beach and red waves of the ...
More information about Hormuz Sea Caves
Hormuz Sea Caves
in Hormoz Island City
Hormuz Island is most famous for its imposing red soil. But, beware red is not all there is to Hormuz Island soil and its epic geological formations. As one takes on the coastal road ... MORE
Hormuz Island is most famous for its imposing red soil. But, beware red is not all there is to Hormuz Island soil and its epic geological formations. As one takes on the coastal road around this spectacular island, colors of blue, purple, yellow, white, glittering gold and silver come flashing past ...
More information about Qeshm natural attractions
Qeshm natural attractions
in Qeshm Island City
This island lies to the north of Hormoz Strait, its length being 115 km. and its width ranging from 10-35 km. The city of Qeshm is its center, the same being in the northeast of this ... MORE
This island lies to the north of Hormoz Strait, its length being 115 km. and its width ranging from 10-35 km. The city of Qeshm is its center, the same being in the northeast of this island with an area of 3 sq. km. and at an elevation of 10 m. above sea-level. A dolphin shaped island situated in the ...
More information about Shalmash Waterfall
Shalmash Waterfall
in Sardasht City
city: Sardasht
Shalmash Waterfalls (Shalmash Falls) counted as one of the branches of Zaab River (Little Zaab - Zaab-e Koochak), located near the city of Sardasht (West Azarbaijan). This waterfall ... MORE
Shalmash Waterfalls (Shalmash Falls) counted as one of the branches of Zaab River (Little Zaab - Zaab-e Koochak), located near the city of Sardasht (West Azarbaijan). This waterfall is about 10 m. high with a good outflow of water. The beauty of this waterfall is further enhanced by the green beautiful ...
More information about Hamun-e Jaz Murian Lake
Hamun-e Jaz Murian Lake
in Kahnooj (Kahnuj) City
The Hamoon Jazmoorian Lake (Hamun-e Jaz Murian) is an important lake of Kerman province, with a variable capacity of water. This Lake does not account as a permanent lake of this region. ... MORE
The Hamoon Jazmoorian Lake (Hamun-e Jaz Murian) is an important lake of Kerman province, with a variable capacity of water. This Lake does not account as a permanent lake of this region. The Halil Rood and Bampour Rivers flow into this lake from the west and east respectively. The Challeh-ye-Loot which ...
More information about World's largest soil carpet
World's largest soil carpet
in Hormoz Island City
Hormoz Island is famous for its colorful soil and this lead to the idea of making the world largest soil carpet under the title of "Persian Gulf". The soil carpet covering an area ... MORE
Hormoz Island is famous for its colorful soil and this lead to the idea of making the world largest soil carpet under the title of "Persian Gulf". The soil carpet covering an area of 1300 square meters is made of 90 different colors of soil. Before this project, the world's largest soil carpet ...
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