The world is full of seas and blue lakes, each of which has its place in our hearts, but now is the time to move away from the stereotypes of the usual colors. For once, see a pink lake in your life. Certainly very few lakes on the planet are pink, and we are so lucky to have such an amazing lake in our own Iran, somewhere near Sistan and Baluchestan. Lipar Chabahar Wetland is one of the tourist wonders of Sistan and Baluchestan that invites many tourists to this region every year.
Like everyone who encounters this for the first time, you may be wondering how the lake’s water might turn pink. Or if the lagoon is not always full of water, when exactly should we visit it?
We put this article in Alibaba Tourism Magazine to answer this question and several other important questions about Lake Lipar . Due to the lack of information and reliable sources, to complete this article and ensure the accuracy of some of its sections, we asked the head of the Department of Habitats and Areas of the General Department of Environmental Protection of Sistan and Baluchestan.
Why is Lipar Wetland Pink?
Lipar Wetland is seen in red and pink due to the high number of plankton and pink algae and the natural reactions of this structure with nature.
Where is the address of Pink Lipar Lake?
Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Chabahar, 15 km east of Chabahar, Chabahar Behgoater coastal road, near Ramin village
When is the best time to visit Lipar Lagoon?
Due to the fact that Lipar Lagoon has water in limited months of the year, the best time to visit Lipar Lagoon Chabahar is from mid-winter to spring.
How is Lake Lipar?
The name of the plain where the lake is located is Lipar, which is why they have given this name to the lagoon. In Baluchi language, the confluence of river and sea water is called Lipar. This saltwater wetland is actually a large alluvial plain with an area of about 14 km.
A plain that has been created due to rainfall, floods in the region and under the influence of the sea, and the existence of artificial structures such as the Chabahar to Goater coastal tourist road has affected its current structure. It is interesting to know that Lipar wetland is not always flooded and its existence depends on the amount of monsoon rains and environmental conditions.
Why is Lipar Lagoon Chabahar Lake called Pink Lake?
The pinkness of Lipar Chabahar wetland is due to the presence of plant plankton and the interactions that take place in nature. Existence of about 90% of plant plankton, increase of organic and mineral matter that is transferred to the lake through rivers and seasonal monsoon currents, all go hand in hand and miraculously turn Chabahar wetland pink.
The number of plankton is increasing from mid-June to September and finally reaches its maximum in December. It is interesting to know that the water of Chabahar Pink Wetland is salty .
Best What time is it to visit Lipar Lagoon?
> Lipar Chabahar wetland usually reaches its most beautiful state in February, March, April, September and October, and its amazing color can be clearly seen. Note that summer is not a good time to visit Lipar Lagoon due to the hot weather and low water levels.
At best, it can be said that in the rainy years, this wetland, in the most optimistic state, finally has water for three to four months.
Therefore, the best time to visit this tourist attraction of Sistan and Baluchestan is when the lake has enough water and at the same time is in its best condition. According to these explanations, the best time to visit Chabahar Lipar Wetland is mid-winter to spring.
Is it alive in Lipar Chabahar Wetland (Pink Lake)?
There are many living organisms in Lipar Chabahar wetland, in general, there are all kinds of living organisms inside and outside the lake. Of course, you should take a chance to see some of them in the short time you visit the lagoon. Some plant or animal species may not even be seen in the lake, but that will not detract from the charm of Chabahar Pink Lagoon.
This pristine area, when it has enough water and favorable conditions, is a good place for wintering migratory birds of salt and fresh water such as flamingos, pelicans, ducks, terns and.. The presence of these birds in Lipar is not permanent and they will migrate again after the winter season.
Visiting Lipar Wetland is a good opportunity for bird watching. In relation to other animal species, it can be said that due to the existence of agricultural lands and villages around the wetland, the possibility of And the life of animals is not different.
On the other hand, according to the statistics of living organisms in the lake, about 93 species of plant plankton, 31 groups of animal plankton, 64 species of mollusks, 85 species of fish, 24 species of crustaceans, 14 species of myobenthos and 46 species Different types of algae have been identified.
Of course, we have to say that despite the searches, we unfortunately did not find a reliable source to ensure the accuracy of this statistic, but based on the general information gathered, we preferred to refer to these numbers somewhat so that you can get a more accurate picture of Have biodiversity in Lipar Wetland, Chabahar.
Are there any plants near Lipar Chabahar Lagoon?
The environment around Lake Lipar in terms of vegetation is full of shrubs and shrubs of turmeric, ash, melon, reed, oak and mangrove that evaporate out of the water at different times of the year. This wetland is very diverse in terms of different plant species.
Interestingly, Chabahar Pink Wetland is known for its wild cotton plant among tourists and locals. Many natives harvest quilts and pillows to harvest this plant.
Fun in Chabahar Pink Lake
It is true that most real tourists come to visit the Lipar Wetland, and this pleasant visit is a complete pastime in itself, but small capers have been built around the wetland to sell handicrafts, seafood and handicrafts of Baluchi women. .
In this space, there is a room for hand drawing with henna, and sometimes you can enjoy music with local instruments of the natives of the region. Near the lagoon, there are a number of camels for people interested in the camel riding experience.
The ground around the lagoon is dangerous because it is swampy, so it is best to park your car at a distance from the lagoon and approach it on foot.
Access to Chabahar Pink Lake
Address of Chabahar Lipar Wetland: Iran, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Chabahar, 15 km east of Chabahar, Chabahar to Goatar coastal road, near Ramin village
To reach Lipar Wetland, you have to go through Ramin village, which is 15 km from Chabahar. Access to the village is also possible via the Chabahar coastal road to Goater Bay.
Lipar Wetland on Google Map
Visit the colorful world
The pink earth and blue sky perspective is a magical composition and image that was probably only for sleep or, at best, Walt Disney cartoons before reading this article. But now you know that in the months of the year you can easily enter the colorful and amazing world of Walt Disney cartoons and see the few pink lakes in the world, in a few steps.
A trip to Chabahar is a trip to the world of wonders and one of the positive features of Lipar Lagoon is its proximity to other places of interest in the region. After visiting the pink lagoon, tourists can visit other places of interest in Chabahar, such as the miniature mountains, Dashtar lagoon, and complete their trip.