Perhaps you’ve seen pictures of colored lakes around the world, but do you know that the Chabahar lagoon is one of them? Pink lake , also known as Chabahar Pink Lake, is one of Chabahar’s spectacular attractions in southern Iran. If you want to know where the lagoon is and how you can reach it, or how it came about and why it’s colorful, continue to stay in touch with us to get to know more.
Chabahar Pink Lake
A unique lake in Iran and the world. A pink lake is not something you can see everywhere and only a few countries have it. Chabahar pink lake is a good destination for bird watching. The marbled duck which is in danger of extinction is also located on site. You can see many beauties as you go from Chabahar to Gwadar bay. It does not take long to reach Ramin village, and after that pink waters attract your attention. This is the lagoon in question, located in a village of the same name and known as the pink lake of Chabahar. A lagoon spawned from the stagnation of water from Oman Sea between two mountains has created an interesting ecosystem. The lake is located in a rocky strait overlooking the mountain and offers an eye-catching view. You might think it’s some sort of milkshake but in fact, it is one of the world’s most salty waters with a beautiful and deceptive appearance. During winter the lake covers a distance of about 10 hectares and more than 14 kilometers of it also gets over flooded.
There are not many facilities available around the lake and due to that, the site seems very neat. Occasionally, sea oysters and sea salt are sold by the locals and in other parts of the region, locals are collecting salt from the lake in real time. Despite all its simplicity, the lake is at the height of its glory and beauty. This phenomenon is limited in number around the world: Lake Hillier, Blue Lagoon, Spencer Lake in Australia, Lake Retba in Senegal and lakes located in South Africa, Vancouver and Bolivia plus this one which is in Iran. The pink water reaches the yellow coast, and in combination with the greenery of plants and the sky’s blue, it presents a picture to the viewer not seen anywhere else.
Anzali Lagoon one of the most valuable natural attractions in Bandar-e Anzali city. This wetland is home to Indian lotus which is considered to be a unique flower. Boat riding and going to local restaurants around the lagoon can be quite fun. This wetland is the ultimate destination for rare and migratory birds. We want to take you to the northern parts of the country and talk to you about the Anzali Lagoon, which shines on the southwest coast of the Caspian Sea. You will surely be tempted to see pictures of the Anzali Lagoon and hope that someday you get the chance to see it up close. It is beautiful but at the same time, the importance of it in the economy of the region is unparalleled.
The largest island in Iran and one which attracts a large number of tourists year round.
The natural wonders in Qeshm somehow relate to the mythical narratives and stories told by the locals. In terms of wildlife, Qeshm is the habitat for a number of scarce species of animals. Some of these animals are unfortunately near extinction.
Qeshm has no shortage of wondrous monuments. Some of them have been dubbed as the “seven wonders”, but what is it that really separates them from the rest?
One of the most popular destinations in Iran; an extraordinary island located in the Persian Gulf. The island is known best for recuperation and relaxing. People mostly choose this island because of its calm and ever engaging environment. You can start off by taking a sunbath and move on to take a stroll down the shore in order to help you relax. If you like shopping, then you can go to one of the many modern shopping centers on the island they have a variety of good quality items at reasonable prices. After that, you can simply visit Kariz Underground City or head off to watch the Greek Ship. These historical monuments are an integral part of this incredible island
The places we’ve mentioned have their own unique characteristics, yet there are a lot of places on this island in which you can have fun. The most exciting part of your trip can be the Persian Gulf and its immense beauty. If you are set on being inland for this trip, we strongly recommend you to change your mind because the things you can see in the Persian Gulf are out of this world.
Iran is considered to be a warm and dry country and because of this each year, many immigrant birds escape the severe cold in the northern parts of the world and come to Iran. Lagoons, beaches, and lakes all over the country. These are the type of places in which they take shelter.
One of the most important places that migratory birds travel to is the Miankaleh Lagoon in Mazandaran province; an international lagoon, which serves as a bird sanctuary in this part of the country.
The lagoon is considered to be a part of the Miankaleh Wildlife Refuge. A natural sanctuary for land and sea wildlife. Various types of birds are found in this area, including a wide range of migratory aquatic birds such as flamingos, Dalmatian pelicans, swans, ducks and all types of geese.
Plus if you’re lucky you can find a Western marsh harrier, a white-tailed eagle, a ring-necked pheasant, an Asian francolin or even some bee-eaters.
In addition, this particular lagoon is also a place for rearing and breeding various fish such as common carp, mullet, white fish, zander, and all types of sturgeon. In the end, this lagoon plays an important role in preserving the Caspian Sea wildlife and the local people’s livelihood and income.
Geographical location: Miankaleh lagoon is located on a peninsula of the same name. A narrow peninsula that has the Caspian Sea to its north and the Gulf of Gorgan to its south.
And also it happens to be in the vicinity of Zaghmarz Lapoo Wetland. In the east, it reaches Ashuradeh Island and from there it connects to Bandar Torkaman.