Sarab Gian an overflowing spring in nahavand
Duration Of Visit
2 To 6 Hours
Best Seasons To Visit
Gian Village, Nahavand City, Hamedan Province, Iran.
Time To Read: 7 Minutes
Also known as
- Sarab-e Gian
- Sarab-e Gyan
- Sarab-e Jaan
- Gian Spring
- Gian River
Geographical location of Sarab Gian
Sarab Gyan is a beautiful and eye-catching spring that flows out of the heart of mountains in the southwest of Nahavand City, Hamedan Province, Iran. It is only 2 kilometers away from the ancient hill of Gyan.
Nahavand City has many forests, but Gyan Forest with an area of 425 hectares is one of the most captivating ones which has an overflowing spring that irrigates agricultural lands of about five nearby villages.
The Gyan hill and other ancient hills around it date back to the fourth and fifth millennia BC. Also Sarab Gasiab is another nearby spring. Extensive forests with old trees such as oak, sycamore, walnut, etc. have increased the freshness of that area. Gyan is a Kurdish word meaning "soul" (or jaan in Persian) and is known as "Sarab Jaan" or Sarab Gyan due to the beauty of the region. These forests are said to be remnants of the Zagros Forests. The discharge of this spring is about 2500 liters per second, which after drinking and agricultural uses of the surrounding villages, the excess flows into the Gamasiab spring.
This scenic area is connected to Nahavand by a narrow road, on both sides of which the remains of 200 hectares of old Zagros Forests will catch your eyes and an extremely beautiful view of mountains and vast plains on the west side of the road will amaze you.
Tips and ideas
Sarab Gian has a beautiful side road with a spectacular view of green trees on each side of the road. Some travelers choose this road to camp and enjoy this unique nature. The trees on both sides of the road are in a way that reminds the viewer of the green and winding roads of Gilan and Mazandaran. There are many tall trees on both sides of the spring that shade the entire area during the day. Downstream there are a few beautifully designed beds, some of which are in the middle of the water!
To walk from north to south of Sarab Gian will only take haft an hour and since the leading path is asphalt and there are a few parking lots on the way, you can wander around in peace. The Sarab also has a path to the Gachal peak if you are interested in climbing. There are some shelters along this mountainous route as well.
Along this Sarab is a forest with an area of more than 100 hectares that has thick and old trees such as oak, wild tomato, pear, walnut, fig, willow, plum, etc. The water that comes from the heart of the mountain creates a beautiful waterfall in the path that in addition to refreshing the air, makes a natural and peaceful sound.
To visit Sarab Gian start your journey from Aref Nahavand Square toward Dehno Road. Continue the green and beautiful road from Dehno to Gyan, after 5 km, you will reach Sarab Gyan. The green path and the trees on both sides of the road make many travelers eager to stop and rest in the middle of the road. The trees are shaded during the day and welcome travelers and tourists by cooling down the road. This Sarab is the most visited recreational spot in Nahavand and welcomes many tourists every year.
Do not forget to be diligent in preserving the environment and do not ruin the natural beauty of the environment by dumping garbage. Stay with us for more.
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