A lake above the peak of Sabalan, the place of Zoroastrian mission

A lake above the peak of Sabalan, the place of Zoroastrian mission

4811 meter peak of Sabalan in Meshginshahr, Ardabil, the third highest peak in Iran after Damavand and Alam Kooh, is a semi-active volcanic mountain. Some people consider Mount Sabalan as the place of Zoroastrian mission and some believe that the tomb of Zoroaster is located next to Lake Sabalan and under one of its boulders. Therefore, the natives consider it a sacred place and even swear by its name. All the peaks of Sabalan It is covered with snow and ice all year round. Summer is the best season to climb the peak of Sabalan and visit the lake. This lake is an elliptical volcanic lake with an approximate depth of 15 meters. The water of the lake is supplied by rain and melting snow of the peak. If you have experience climbing at altitudes above 4,000 meters, do not miss to see this unique lake.