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Shir Abaad canyon and waterfall (Shir abad)

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Shir Abaad canyon and waterfall (Shir abad)

Postby Mehdi » Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:59 am

Introduction: Shir Abaad canyon and waterfall (Persian: شیرآباد) (Also: Shir Abaad) is a beautiful canyon at the north of Iran. You Should have canyoning equipments to descent Shir Abaad. Check weather forecast before trip, because in rainy days it’s very dangerous to descend in valley.


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Location: Khan bebin, Mazandaran province

Walking path length: About 3-4 km



Days of trip: 2 Day from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need about 7 hr driving from Tehran to last village, and 1 Day hiking and canyoning)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: May to Sept

Daily time visit: No limit

Difficulty level: Moderately Difficult

Requirements: (Depend on your plan) Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes, waterproof shoes, headlamp, satellite phone and...
Also need technical canyoning gear like: wet suit, dry bag, 2*50 meter of rope, helmet, harnes, carabin, life jacket and...

Legal permission need: No


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Overall risk: In rain maybe dangerous

Animal risk: There are a few number of wild animals like bear, wolf and leopard in this jungle. But no human attack has been reported and also in hot seasons mosquito bites may hurt during night sleep.

Lost risk: Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115 but maybe take a long time to find you. There is no road.

GSM Mobile Antenna: No


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Hotel: Yes, 1km far

Village: Yes, 1km far

Shop: Yes, 1km far

Gasoline: in Khan bebin city


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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 Ali Abaad or Khan bebin
3- Take a taksi to Shir abaad village and the waterfall
4- Start hiking to the canyon
5- Start canyoning


Nearest airport: There is no airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: There is no station less than 100 km


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Re: Shir Abaad canyon and waterfall (Shir abad)

Postby Mehdi » Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:00 pm

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Re: Shir Abaad canyon and waterfall (Shir abad)

Postby Ddamadosic » Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:26 am

I want to see more like this for a long time.
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