Tourist Places to Visit in Gachsaran, Iran, Asia
Gachsaran is a county situated in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province of Iran. Dogonbadan is the capital city of Gachsaran County and is sited about 150 kms southwest of provincial capital Yasuj and about 930 kms south of national capital Tehran.
Geography of Gachsaran:
Gachsaran County is located between 30°20′ N latitude and 50°45′ E longitude. It features a Mediterranean climate.
Economy of Gachsaran:
Gachsaran has rich oil resources. Gachsaran Oil & Gas Company is one of the major oil and gas production companies in Iran produces 750,000 bd from about 320 wells. The major wells placed at Gach Saran, Bibi Hakimeh, Rag-e-Safid, Pazanan, Gulkhari and Binak.
Connectivity to Gachsaran:
Gachsaran is served by Gachsaran Airport with flights to Yasuj, Shiraj and Tehran, placed 5 kms away from the heart of the city.
Tourists can board buses at Dogonbadan Bus Stand or any other local bus terminals. To travel within the city and to reach tourist destinations and airport, one can hire Taxis or Minivans.
Food, Culture and Shopping in Gachsaran:
Gachsaran is basically an industrial zone and also houses many cultural centres of music and dance. The greater majority of people residing in Gachsaran are belong different ethnic groups of Muslims. The natives speak Lurish and Turkic languages commonly and some natives use English for business purpose. The locals of Gachsaran are involved in the manufacture of carpets, baskets, bricks and mosaic tiles.
The hotels of Gachsaran serve food with lot of love and care and the popular food in Gachsaran include Sabzi-qovurma, Angosht-pich, Ghalieh Mahi, Pashmak, Shooli, Qottab, Baghlavaa, Naan-berenji, Kaak, Ahari, Qurabiya, Noghul, Baglava and Girdakan Halvasi. Both vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes are available at reasonable prices.
Tourists can buy handicraft products and archeological items in the shops of Gachsaran that placed in the centre of the city. Gachsaran City also houses numerous mobile centres, cloth and shoe shops, general stores, ornament shops and gadget centres as well.
Places to see near Gachsaran:
Yasouj waterfall is a stunning waterfall located in Yasuj of Kohkiluyeh and Buyer-Ahmad Province, about 150 kms from Gachsaran. It is considered as one of the best picnic spots in the province, attracts tourists especially the youngsters from all around the province.
Naragah Village houses numerous archaeological sites. There are plenty of buses regularly plying near Naragah Village.
The Yasuj Museum:
The Yasuj Museum is located in Yasuj City was inaugurated in the year 2002 and has a great collection of coins, statues, pottery, and bronze vessels. The museum is 145 kms away from Gachsaran.
Afif abad Garden:
Afif abad Garden is situated in Shiraj, about 260 kms from Gachsaran. It has historical weapons museum, regal mansion and a Persian garden.
Other tourist attractions near Gachsaran include:
- Narangestan Qavam
- Arg of Karim Khan
- Narangestan Qavam
- Delgosha Garden
- Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
- Jame’e Atigh Mosque
- Vakil Mosque
- Mesgarha Bazaar
Best time to visit Gachsaran:
From March to September is the ideal time to visit Gachsaran to enjoy the beauty of stunning waterfall and reach historical museum.
Accommodation Options in Gachsaran:
The hotels of Gachsaran have the facilities of laundry, cable TV, variety of food from Western and Asian, air ticket booking and pick up and drop to airport. The best hotels in Gachsaran, Yasuj (about 150 kms) and Shiraj (about 250 kms) are:
- Azadi Hotel
- Esef Hotel
- Eram Hotel
- Hotel Tourist
- Apadana Hotel
- Arg Hotel
- Ghanea Hotel
- Niayesh Boutique Hotel
- Aryo-Barzan Hotel
- Parseh Hotel
- Shiraz Eram Hotel
- Homa Hotel
- Pars International Hotel
- Parsian Hotel
- Kowsar Hotel