The Esfeden Plain

The Esfeden Plain is located between the Shaskouh Mountain to the east of Ghayen and the Pashoush Mountain and Sili Mount, which contains two top Dagh is open in the center, and because of the cool air, close to the high altitude of Shas'kouh, near there are several large alluvial of soil, which has a very rich consistence with prone flora and fauna and is one of the protected areas which has been recorded by the Environment Organization.

The Shaskouh and Esfeden Plain area are the snake charmers favorite place. The ‘HESARAK Serum Institute of Karaj’ buys poisonous snakes from this area for the production important drugs. The seasons for finding the snakes and to catch them are late Autumn till early Winter and the beginning of Spring until late Summer. The types found in this area are: the Parsley, Cobra, Shotori, Glasses, Horned and Black Snakes.

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Additional Info

  • The Name of Attraction: The Esfeden Plain
  • Type of Attraction: Fountain, Plain
  • township: Ghayenat
  • Best Time for travel: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Type of road: Earthen
  • Infrastructures: Fountains
  • Distance to city center: 57
  • Distance to center of township: 57
  • Distance to center of province: 162
  • Distance to nearest railway station: 246
  • Distance to nearest Airport: 162
  • Longitude: 0
  • Latitude: 0
  • Above sea level: 0
  • Address: Southern Khorasan - Ghayenat - 57Km East of Ghayenat
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