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Marmishloo lake

PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:04 am
by Mehdi
Introduction: Marmishloo lake (Persian: مارمیشلو) (Also: Marmishlo, Marmishlu) is located at eastern area of Orumye, in West Azarbayjan province


Location: West Azarbayjan 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)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: April to October

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

Difficulty level: Easy

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

Legal permission need: This lake is located near the boarder of Iran and Turkey, so before the trip check and ask about your permission.


Overall risk: -

Animal risk: Near the road No

Lost risk: Depend on your plan maybe Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna: Depend on your plan maybe Yes/No


Hotel: No hotel near the lake

Village: No village near the lake

Shop: No shop near the lake

Gasoline: No gasoline near the lake


How to get there:
1- Go to Baihaghi or west terminal of buses in Tehran (more info), a
2- Take a bus ticket to Urmia, also you can use air plane to get Urmia
3- Take a taxi from Tabriz or Urmie to the lake

Nearest airport: Urmie airport

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


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