Khersan River

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Khersan River

Postby Shahram » Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:59 am

Introduction: The Khersan (Persian: خرسان) River is the largest tributary of Karoon River and originates from the Tang-e- Sorkh Mountains 43 km. southeast of Yasooj and flows under the name of Beshar River towards the northwest of this area.
After passing by the Tang-e-Sorkh Mountains, irrigates several of villages and joins the Tang-e-Sorkh River in the village of Tang-e-Sorkh. Then it enters a valley between the Toop Abdollah Mountains in east and Pazanan in west. In the mentioned valley, this river passes through many villages. Finally joining rivers by the names of Garmogah and Khersan in the vicinity of Lordegan in Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari. The length of the Khersan River is 230 km. Suitable recreational areas can be found throughout the course of this river.


Location: Chahar Mahal-o-Bakhtiari Province and Kohkiloye-va-boyerahmad Province

Walking path length: Depends on your plan

Days of trip: 3-4 Days from Tehran to Tehran

Best time to visit: May to October

Daily time visit: No limit, but in summer middle of the day maybe hot

Difficulty level: Depends on your plan

Requirements: (Depends on your plan:) Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes and tent, waterproof shoes, satellite phone, headlamp

Legal permission need: Depends on your plan maybe Yes or No


Overall risk: -

Animal risk: There are a few number of wild animals like bear, wolf and leopard in this area. But no human attack has been reported.

Lost risk: Depends on your plan maybe Yes or No

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115 but rescue teams need a long time to find you because there is no road there.

GSM Mobile Antenna: Depends on your plan maybe Yes or No


Hotel: Depends on your plan maybe Yes or No

Village: Depends on your plan maybe Yes or No

Shop: Depends on your plan maybe Yes or No

Gasoline: Depends on your plan maybe Yes or No


How to get there:
1- Go to Baihaghi or south terminal of buses in Tehran (more info)
2- Take a bus ticket to Shahre Kord or Yasuj (Depends on your plan)

Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km (Nearest is Shahre kord airbport)

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


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