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Alma Gol Lake-Ulmagol-Ala Gol-Agi Gol-Almagol-Alagol-Agigol

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Alma Gol Lake-Ulmagol-Ala Gol-Agi Gol-Almagol-Alagol-Agigol

Postby goiran » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:08 pm

Introduction: Alma Gol Lake (Persian: دریاچه آلماگل‎), also called Lake Ulmagol, is a freshwater lake in Golestān Province, Iran near the Turkmenistan border.
The lake is located 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Gonbad-e Qabus. The population of catfish (Silurus glanis) in the lake has drastically decreased because of increasing population growth among the villagers. The biggest catfish caught in the lake was reported to be around 30 kilograms (66 lb).

Alma Gol is a winter habitat for migratory birds. In 1975, the Alma Gol Lake and nearby Ala Gol and Aji Gol Lakes were designated as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.


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Location: Goletan Province

Walking path length: No need to walking

Days of trip: 2-3 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 10-12 hr driving from Tehran to the last lake)

Best time to visit: Spring

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

Difficulty level: Easy

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


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Overall risk: -

Animal risk: There are a few number of wild animals. But no human attack has been reported.

Lost risk: Depends on your plan maybe Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna: Depends on your plan maybe Yes


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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


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How to get there:
1- Go to East terminal of buses in Tehran (more info)
2- Take a bus ticket to Gorgan
3- Take a taxi from Gorgan to the lake


Nearest airport: Gorgan airport

Nearest train station: Gorgan station


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