Gavkhouni

By Shirdal Airya Iranian Tour Operator & Travel Agency in Iran

Gavkhouni (Persian: گاوخونی, Gāvkhūnĩ‎‎) also written as Gavkhuni or Batlaq-e-Gavkhuni, located in central Iran, east of city of Esfahan, is the terminal basin of the Zayandeh River. Gavkhouni is a salt marsh with a salinity of 315‰ and an average depth of about 1 m. The salt marsh can dry up in summer. The Zayandeh River originates in the Zagros mountains and travels around 300 km, before terminating in Gavkhouni.
Gavkhouni receives pollution from Esfahan and other urban sources. Esfahan is a major oasis city on the Zayandeh River with a population over 1.5 million.
The marshes were designated a Ramsar site in 1975.

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Today among all destinations, Iran is one of the selected places that it is chosen by many different nations. Therefore, it deserves to see how great the Persia is and our professional team is ready to give you all the best tour and travel services. Naser Pirouzi and Masih Bayramzadeh established the agency in 2012. Both of them had been working as tour guides and tour operators since 2001, Click to continue…