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Wetlands, Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari

Choqakhor Wetland, Gandoman, Lordegan   

Dehnoo Wetland, Brujen   

Gandoman Wetland, Lordegan   

Solagan (Solejan) Wetland, Shahr-e-Kord

The province of Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari provides an area with great value for natural beauty, thereby being an area well versed in the field for tourist activity. The presence of water bodies, swamps, wetlands and natural pools or ponds are attractions for endemic birds as well as waterfowls in the autumn, like varieties of ducks and other species to flock to this vicinity. The most important of these wetlands are:

Choqakhor Wetland, Gandoman, Lordegan

Choqakhor Wetland, Gandoman

This wetland covers an area of about 2,300 hectars and is considered as one of the most beautiful and largest wetlands of the province. At present, due to favorable conditions of rainfalls, the depth of this wetland has reached 1.5 m.

The Kelar Mountain Ranges are to the southwest of this wetland, the highest peak of which being 3,830 m. above sea level. This wetland is surrounded by a vast expansion of meadows which cover an area of about 700 hectars. This region experiences humid weather with moderate summers and cold winters. The said area is one of the noted summer resort for Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari. The Choqakhor wetland forms a natural habitat for species of birds such as ducks, geese, white ostriches and flamingos. Anchovy is a fish variety which survived in these waters.

Dehnoo Wetland, Brujen

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 Dehnoo is one of the springs of Behesht Abad area. Being close to the cities of Brujen, Gandoman, Shahr-e-Kord and Beldaji and due to an easy access to it, Dehnoo is cosidered as a pleasant recreational spot. In addition to these facilities being present at the foot of the mountains, enhances its beauty.

Gandoman Wetland, Lordegan

Gandoman Wetland

This wetland is not very far from the Choqakhor Wetland. In fact it is a part of Choqakhor waters which forms the Gandoman Wetland. The amount of water that permanently fills these wetlands is approximately 700 hectares. Surrounding this wetland are beautiful meadows providing bush grazing grounds for herds. The Cheroo Mountain Ranges standing at an height of 3.500 m. and spanning a distance of west to south of this wetland brings Casts a glorious reflection of its landscape and beauty in these waters.

Various springs surrounding this wetland make excellent recreational spots as well as a water source for the said wetland. A few of these important springs such as Naseer Abad Spring, Golgap Spring, Bidal Spring and Vastgan spring are present in the skirts of the Sabz Kooh (mountain). This wetland also forms a natural habitat for birds, as well as recreational areas, paddocks, and riding facilities in the surrounding meadows. Because of its temperate summers and cold winters, the region is considered as a summer quarter for this province.

Various springs surrounding this wetland make excellent recreational spots as well as a water source for the said wetland. A few of these important springs such as Naseer Abad Spring, Golgap Spring, Bidal Spring and Vastgan spring are present in the skirts of the Sabz Kooh (mountain). This wetland also forms a natural habitat for birds, as well as recreational areas, paddocks, and riding facilities in the surrounding meadows. Because of its temperate summers and cold winters, the region is considered as a summer quarter for this province.

Solagan (Solejan) Wetland, Shahr-e-Kord

Solagan (Solejan) Wetland, Shahr-e-Kord

This wetland is very vast and bearing an area of over 8 sq. km. provides a natural habitat for different species of waterfowls.

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