Iran Tour Guide

Shir Abaad cave

Introduction: Shir Abaad cave (Persian: شیرآباد) (Also: Shir Abaad) is a beautiful cave at the north of Iran.

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Location: Khan bebin, Mazandaran province

Walking path length: About 3-4 km

Days of trip: 2 Day from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need about 7 hr driving from Tehran to last village, and 1 Day hiking and canyoning)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: May to Sept

Daily time visit: No limit

Difficulty level: Moderately Difficult

Requirements: (Depend on your plan) Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes, waterproof shoes, headlamp, satellite phone and…
Also need technical canyoning gear like helmet

Legal permission need: No

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Overall risk: –

Animal risk: There are a few number of wild animals like bear, wolf and leopard in this jungle. But no human attack has been reported and also in hot seasons mosquito bites may hurt during night sleep.

Lost risk: Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115 but maybe take a long time to find you. There is no road.

GSM Mobile Antenna: No

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Hotel: Yes, 5 km far

Village: Yes, 5 km far

Shop: Yes, 5 km far

Gasoline: in Khan bebin city

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How to get there:
1- Go to East terminal of buses in Tehran (more info)
2- Take a bus ticket to Ali Abaad or Khan bebin
3- Take a taksi to Shir abaad village
4- Start hiking to the cave

Nearest airport: There is no airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: There is no station less than 100 km


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