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Mount Sabalan Crater Lake

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gorgeous mountain

Sabalan is highest peak in NW of Iran with an altitude over 4800m. In summer the area is packed... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Shiraz, Iran
A mysterious and beautiful mountain

A mysterious and beautiful mountain You can reach the first camp with the S-Video. Its name is... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Sabalan is highest peak in NW of Iran with an altitude over 4800m. In summer the area is packed with visitors specially down route in a place called Shabil. Local nomads and their herds in summer when the area is green and lush is another...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

A mysterious and beautiful mountain You can reach the first camp with the S-Video. Its name is Hosseinsey Of course, there may be plenty of places. And you have to camp for yourself. The route is interesting and has beautiful landscapes. You may be lost...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank irandriverguideir
Reviewed 13 May 2018

this is nice cozy city, you can see different place within 3 or 4 hours there is no need to stay and you can pass it while traveling to Tabriz or Ardebil.but these small cities have lot to say some times depending on your mood.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank sahar-tavakoli
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Sabalan summit is third highest mountain in Iran and is easy hiking to reach summit from the classic way.at the top of this mountain you can see beautiful lake

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank iranyak
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I have ascended to sabalan in september it was my 14th ascend to this holy mountain and second ascend from western side.I started hiking from Khavandi at 5 am and after 5 hours i passed Yaprak mountain and reached to eagle stone and iron shelter...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

With an altitude of just below 5000 it is already a serious climb, although during July-August the trail is not technical. You need to be in good physical form and keep the impact of altitude + possible altitude sickness in mind. Crater lake is gorgeous...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Wahur
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Iran and the Middle East only caldera lake, at an altitude of over 4,000 meters, beautiful and magical

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank fatemehgeooo
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Mt. Sabalan is located on Ardabil province with 4811m height. its great place for trekking and climb with so many natural hot spring water. its really beautiful place with a lake exactly located on summit on Sabalan.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Atour A
Reviewed 29 November 2016

1.Altitude: 4811 m 2.Best Time: Spring and summer (Fully equipped with the ice-climbing tools for autumn and winter ascend) It is not good when you climb it , but when you reach the peak of Sabalan you will see an incredible lake , one of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank morteza824
Reviewed 28 September 2016

One of the highest peaks in Ardabil province with beautiful nature - ski resort snow and grass- Excellent weather in summer

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Ali S
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Adal B
6 July 2017|
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Response from Atour A | Reviewed this property |
Hello Adal, Yes, there is a pure natural spring without structure and hotel. We call it "yetti bola" it means 7 springs. It's close to sabalan carter, just behind the cathedral of sabalan. The access route is driving to... More