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Sports, Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari



Horse Riding Places and Polo Stick Yards   

Recreational Places   


Water Sports and Canoeing

Cycling, Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari

Road facilities with their marvelous sceneries and low traffic, along with suitable weather conditions, provide feasibilities for cycling practice and races. From this point of view we can take into account the following routes:

. Route between Shahr-e-Kord and Chelgard; Due to favorable slope, beautiful natural sceneries, enough distance and good road coverage, it has the feasibilities for cycling exploitation.

. Route between Brujen - Lordegan - Sarkhoon; in addition to above factors, it sometimes passes through condenced forests which has its own attraction.

. Route between Chelgard - Bazoft; being one of the attractive sites for cycling activities, it has Chery gorge with all its importance and beauties.

Horse Riding Places and Polo Stick Yards, Shahr-e-Kord

Meadows alongside the wetlands of Gandoman, Choqakhor, Solegan, Alooni, and on the fringes of seasonal lakes such as Javan Moreed and Laqarak are considered as suitable spots providing areas for riding and polo sports. In addition to these, relatively flat skirts of low altitudes opposite Imamzadeh Hamzeh Ali and Felard plains can also be can also be used for the same purpose.

Recreational Places, Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari

In Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari province the combination of various factors such as mountains, existence of natural springs and vast greeneries along with interesting forests and tribal life etc. provide the most suitable conditions for expansion of leisuring spots. The recreational areas are namely:

. Recreational area of Gerd Bisheh, Baqcheh Gerdoo and Bar Aftab in Brujen.

. The tourist complex of Saman, 26 km southeast of Shahr-e-Kord.

. Recreational area of Dasht-e-Brujen, Barm Lordegan and other natural springs of Lordegan.

. Dareh-ye-Eshq and Armand excursion area situated at Pishkooh and Mian Kooh sectors in the south of the province.

. The area of Sarsabz Dareh in Dezpart situated between Kelardeh and Kooh Sookhteh-Dezpart.

. The recreational and green areas beside the Karoon and Zayandeh Rood River banks.

. Dashte Laleh excursion area, 100 km from Shahr-e-Kord (Tulip Plain).

. Several Forest Parks.

. The excursion area of Zayandeh Rood Lake and Dam, north of Shahr-e-Kord.

Skiing, Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari

In the province of Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari, skiing means much more than just a sport. Skiing has always had a strong connection with their tribal lifestyle, influenced too, by the geographical position. i.e. high altitude difference from sea level and weather conditions such as heavy rain and snow fall levels, dominating this province. But for recreational purposes, the most favorable areas are Chelgers and Soroshjan. The slopes of Chogers can be used for skiing up to 5 months in most years, whereas this duration is limited to 2 months in the slopes of Soroshjan.

Several natural attractions such as suitable temperature and pleasant environmental conditions especially at summer have caused the development of recreational centers and summer residing areas in this region. The province being generally a mountainous region experiences rainfall as well as heavy snow falls which begins usually in mid October and continues till March or April. At an altitude of 2600 m. snow can be observed till the month of April and in the higher altitude such as 3000 m. the snow lasts till May, ever higher up this natural phenomenon can be seen till the months of August and sometimes September. For the remaining months of the year the vicinity of Kelar is snow-clad.

Water Sports and Canoeing, Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari

Due to permanent presence of gushing waters of the Karoon, Zayandeh Rood and thousands of other rivers, from one hand and also those of wetlands, natural springs, seasonal lakes, and the water behind the dams such as Solegan, Choqakhor and Koohrang from the other hand, provide a favorable scope for water sports. In most of its courses, the karoon River and its water behind dams and seasonal and permanent lakes, brings about suitable feasibilities for canoeing, water skiing and swimming. Fishing is also another sport that can be recalled in such areas.

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