Namak Abrud: A Touristic Village

Namak Abrud: A Touristic Village

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Namak Abrud is a village in the Central District of Chalus County, Mazandaran Province, north of Iran. It is one of the destinations for local and foreign tourists.

Shahrak-e Namak Abrud is a touristic village and has an aerial tramway (the longest one in Iran) which starts at the sea level near the shores of the Caspian Sea and ends on the top of the Alborz heights crossing dense forest area of northern Iran.

One of the noticeable tourist sections in Namak Abrud is the Telecabin, it is located in South East area of Namak Abrud town and enables the access to Maduben Hill. The Namak Abrud telecabin has 42 cabins, each carrying 4 People.  It has a speed of 3m/s and makes a 15 minute trip of 2.1 km to the hill top.

Maduben can be a very good resort for tourist, and it is 10 degrees Celsius cooler than the hillsides and has different recreational facilities making it a desirable destination for the summer.

Namak Abrud has different types of trees which the most important are: Oak and hornbeam-Free (at medium altitude)-Evangelical (at an altitude too low)-Tosca (in the wet valleys and banks of streams)-boxwood trees always green-maple, elm - Ash (Van)-chestnut and beech.

Namak Abrud benefits from other facilities including artificial lake, tennis courts, track cycling, the skate resort, hang gliders and Skywalker, flying two-seater, shopping centers, restaurants, clothing boutiques and craft booths, carpet, clothing, leather.

Source: Oruj Travel

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