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Hoz Soltan lake -Hoz-e-Soltan lake-Namak Lake

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Hoz Soltan lake -Hoz-e-Soltan lake-Namak Lake

Postby Mehdi » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:44 am

Introduction: Hoz Soltan lake (Persian: حوض سلطان) which also known as Saveh, Qom, and Shahi lake covers an area of 2400 sq. km is situated on the south of Alborz mountain chain.Its distance from Tehran-Qom highway is about 7 km. Various streams enter the lakecrossing salty and brackish grounds. But there is no rich and full watered river flowing into the lake constantly so it is just a seaonal lake when there is a minimum rainfall. The water of the winter months evaporates in the warm summer months (July, August, September).


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Location: Between Tehran an Qom


Walking path length: No need to walking, just inside the lake


Days of trip: 1 Day from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 2-3 hr driving from Tehran to the lake)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: November to March

Daily time visit: No limit

Difficulty level: Easy

Requirements: Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes, waterproof shoes,

Legal permission need: No


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Overall risk: -

Animal risk: No

Lost risk: In off road driving maybe Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna:Yes


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Hotel: No hotel near the lake

Village: No village near the lake

Shop: No shop near the lake

Gasoline: No gasoline near the lake


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How to get there:
You have to get a taxi (4wd vehicle is better) from tehran to the lake



Nearest airport: Tehran airport

Nearest train station:Tehran station


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Re: Hoz Soltan lake (Hoz-e-Soltan lake)

Postby Maria » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:48 am

It is just like a big mirror !

Mehdi wrote:Introduction: Hoz Soltan lake (Persian: حوض سلطان) which also known as Saveh, Qom, and Shahi lake covers an area of 2400 sq. km is situated on the south of Alborz mountain chain.Its distance from Tehran-Qom highway is about 7 km. Various streams enter the lakecrossing salty and brackish grounds. But there is no rich and full watered river flowing into the lake constantly so it is just a seaonal lake when there is a minimum rainfall. The water of the winter months evaporates in the warm summer months (July, August, September).



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Re: Hoz Soltan lake -Hoz-e-Soltan lake-Namak Lake

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