The Giyouk Waterfall

This waterfall is located in a green valley and is of a collection of several Waterfalls and at eight meters is the highest of all.

Because of it being in the Bagheran Mountains, having a temperate climate and being mountainous along with greenery and beauty and also green covered mountains, the village has its own recreational and resorts facilities.
The Lake of the Giyouk Dam: At the output of the dam is the Giyouk Waterfall. In the years with large of rainfall, this dam becomes full of water and creates a very novel perspective. In terms of regional geology, with ultrabasic rocks are widely distributed in the region and consists of two different rock types. Peridotite, Harzburgite, lherzolite and Serpentinite. Set in a colorful area in a continuous output of ultra-basic blocks of various sizes, there are numerous veins of chrysotile and asbestos in serpentinite. The Gabbro: - Ultrabasic rocks in some places cut by dykes of gabbro composition are combined. The rock mass and texture, from fine to coarse grains is variable. Large crystals of pyroxene and feldspar as large as 4-5 cm in some of these examples can be seen. In some places gabbro in phyllite and units of ophiolite rock were present. In some parts of the region metamorphosed gabbro can be seen to have a genius texture.
Flisch type deposits: In the area of study there are two types of Flisch Upper Cretaceous and Paleocene. The deposits output in the West and North of the region are usually green shale’s, siltstone, sandstone and shale’s, finally forming phyllites. In some places the deposits are from sand, split rocks and ultra basic rocks are mixed in various proportions.

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Additional Info

  • The Name of Attraction: The Giyouk Waterfall
  • Type of Attraction: Waterfalls
  • township: Birjand
  • Best Time for travel: Spring
  • Type of road: Earthen
  • Infrastructures: Electrical
  • Distance to city center: 20
  • Distance to center of township: 20
  • Distance to center of province: 20
  • Distance to nearest railway station: 270
  • Distance to nearest Airport: 20
  • Longitude: 0
  • Latitude: 0
  • Above sea level: 0
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