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Badab-e Surt
Badab-e Surt

A combination of water and color, a stepped rainbow, a visual relaxation, a surreal scenery, composed of haunting glistening springs: do not hesitate to visit the Badab-e Surt.

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Where is Badab-e Surt?

One of the most spectacular cities of Iran, Sari, in Mazandaran province, has a lot of attractions for any traveler. Badab-e Surt and the Churat Lake are just two examples. To reach this incredible area, take the road to the Semnan province and head to a village called Orost. On the way keep an eye to see beautiful lakes of Kiasar city as well.

As the second salt water lake in the world, Badab-e Surt has earned a global status as a natural heritage

Why to visit Badab-e Surt?

Considered as the second salt water lake in the world, Badab-e Surt has earned a global status as a natural heritage. Badab-e Surt is like the Turkey’s Pamukkale. Although the Badab-e Surt is smaller than Pamukkale, it is more colorful. Badab-e Surt is in fact a series of twelve limestone pools, consists of different lakes in terms of their smell and taste.

Top Sights in Badab-e Surt

Imagine colorful terraced pools which are like a rainbow made of water. Colors like orange, yellow and red. It is interesting to mention that these lakes are considered to be different due to their diverse smells and tastes. The surrounding lush landscapes add some magical taste to the area. Travel to Badab-e Surt to percept the glory of the nature.

Near a city in Sari called Chahardangeh, there situated one of the most beautiful lakes of Iran; a geological phenomenon which Is formed naturally. Here you can see the amazing dance of migratory birds above the lake and enchanted by the scent of Violets.

Surrounded by lush trees, this Ellipse-shaped lake is situated in a magically incredible foggy scenic. The landscapes may remind you of some places in the Europe and this is why it is so popular among both locals and tourists. The Churat lake is located 80km from Badab-e Surt. To reach the lake, you will pass through spectacular forests of Kiasar.

Practical information

Badab-e Surt is a year-round destination. Every season and every month has its own unique beauty. But to pick the best time to travel to Badab-e Surt, choose spring and the beginning of autumn.   

A one-day backpack would be enough for traveling to Badab-e Surt: just personal stuff and an extra layer. Remember to wear your trekking shoes.  

As Always, take care of natural and historical treasures. Just leave our footprints and take beautiful memories.


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