Lakes of Mount Savalan

About: Lakes of Mount Savalan

The lakes of Savalan (Sabalan) district are located in a vast area in Ardabil province with a set of walls, meadows and small and large pools and lakes. Each years in summer, large groups of mountain climbers enter the district for reaching the climaxes of these mountains and after conducting their particular programs, the exit the district.

General Specifications
Lakes of Mount Savalan (Sabalan)
In the local tongue, Savalan means basin.
4811 meters
Geographical features
Sabalan mountains
Animal features
In the range of Sabalan, 11 wildlife habitats have been identified. Brown bear, wild goat, Southern white-breasted hedgehog, weasel, boar, golden eagle, Northern goshawk, types of finches, lizard
Plant features
A variety of barberry, borage, garlic, pink, valerian, rose, common madder, tulip and etc
Special features
The existence of lake on Sabalan's peak
Important parts to visit
Lakes of mount Sabalan
Best time to visit
Necessary tools and equipment
Mountain climbing shoes and equipment, warm clothes, tent, sleeping bag and etc
Nearest tourist attractions
Hot springs of the region
Access route
Ardabil, Meshginshahr, Sabalan mountain
Restroom at the beginning of ascension
Residence at the beginning of ascension
Shelters on the path
Drinkable water spring on the path
Network coverage
Lakes of Mount Savalan
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