Mohammad-Abad Playa

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Mohammad-Abad Playa

Postby Shahram » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:01 pm

Introduction: Mohammad-Abad Playa () is a moderatly small playa at northwest of Birjand city.


Location: Northwest of Birjand city, Khorasan-e-Jonobi (south Khorasan) province.

Walking path length: -

Days of trip: 3 Days from Tehran to Tehran

Best time to visit: November to March

Daily time visit: No limit, but in summer it is very hot.

Difficulty level: Moderately easy, (night camping with no facilities)

Requirements: Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes and tent, satellite phone, headlamp

Legal permission need: No


Overall risk: -

Animal risk: There are few number of wild animals like snake, scorpion which are active in hot seasons.

Lost risk: Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115 but rescue teams need a long time to find you.

GSM Mobile Antenna: No


Hotel: No hotel in the path.

Village: No village in the path, just some villages around playa.

Shop: No shop in the path, just at the beginning

Gasoline: No gasoline in the path


How to get there:
1- Go to South or East terminal of buses in Tehran
2- Take a bus ticket to Birjand
3- Get off bus in Birjand (10 hours in bus)
4- Take a taxi from Birjand to Mohammad-Abad Playa
5- Start walking
6- Get back by taxi.
7- Get a bus from Birjand to Tehran

Nearest airport: Birjand airport

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


Location on map:

Pictures of Mohammad-Abad Playa:

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