Lake of No'ur

Lake of No'ur

Lake No'ur is located between the province of Tālesh and the towns of Ardabil and Khalkhāl (Ardabil region). This natural freshwater lake located in one of the valleys of the Bāghru mountains at a height of 2500 meters above sea level, has an area of ​​over 210 hectares and consists of two lakes, one large and one small which in spring come together forming a single lake whose average depth is 5 meters.
According to some experts it is considered the highest lake formed by a glacier left over from ancient times. The root of the name No'ur is a Mongolian word meaning lake and in Turkish Azerbaijan a small lake in which the river does not throw is called no'ur.
The lake is located in an area covered by various plants, including those xerophile and aquatic and is the habitat of some species of migratory birds passing through, has a certain importance as regards the habitat, eco tourism, the beekeeping, agriculture, breeding and is a place where rainbow trout is raised.
This lake is the starting point of one of the most beautiful walking, cycling and safari trails and going in this area you can enjoy natural landscapes such as mountains that rise to the sky, wild flower gardens, fishing, picnics , photography, watching horses, gathering medicinal plants, birdwatching, nomadic life, rowing, winter fun, mountaineering, etc.

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