The highest ancient glacial lake

The highest ancient glacial lake
ID : N-2769 Date : 2018/08/31 - 09:30

Persia Digest - Neor freshwater lake, located 2500 meters above sea level, is situated at the lower slopes of Baghru Heights of the Talesh Mountains and is regarded by some as the highest glacial lake remaining from ancient times.

Neor consists of two lakes that join in the spring and form a lake with a depth of 5.5 meters, which creates a very beautiful and attractive scene for visitors.

The lake is of great value and importance due to its interesting and unique ecosystem and its ecotourism, beekeeping, agriculture, and pastoralism value.

The word Neor has a Mongolian root, and means lake in this language. In Azerbaijani Turkish, Neor refers to a small lake that no river flows into. In Azerbaijan, there are three lakes named Ağgöl Neur in the city of Shaki, Neor in the city of Qakh, and Neor in the city of Qabala.


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You can have a great time and create an unforgettable experience with your fellow travelers by traveling to Neor Lake. On this trip you can do activities such as horse riding, cycling, climbing, photography, off-roading, and more.

The best season to visit this place is mid-spring till late summer, attracting many tourists.

Access road: Iran, northwest of Talesh city, 48 km southwest of Ardabil towards Khalkhal

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