Gisum Forest Park: famous for forest tunnel

September 4, 2019
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How the towering trees can create a forest tunnel in a forest can be seen live if you once on Gisum Forest Park. The awesome sight will make you spell bound.

In the Southern part of the Gisum situated Rezvanshahr at the distance of 14 km. In the Northern part, there situated Hashtpar located at 20 Km away, Gisum Road has merged a forest tunnel with the cool breezes of Talesh Mountains that calm down and lighten up every mind and soul.  Gisum where the forest and the sea meet is the manifestation of peak of  nature’s magic.  It is an enchanting sight with no matching around the country. As a non-tourists end, it is undoubtedly an extraordinary target for sightseers who don’t like to be in the midst of the crowds.

Here one can get an opportunity of experiencing peerless driving experience by using  the paved asphalted route. Going through a passageway surrounded by lush trees in a car with windows down, means a blissful journey which leads to the beaches of the gorgeous Persian Sea.

Driving through a tunnel lined with plentiful trees, you will experience a sense of excitement and happiness. The wonderful scenic beauty, with many thrills and pleasure, it has become a charming spot for photographers also. Gisum is indeed the paradise on earth.

The forests show off plentiful trees and amazing plant species on the 80 hecters acre of land. Ranging from, wooden to nonwoody herbs much similar to species in Anzali Wetlands. Fig trees are also of note here.

In the park, there are lots of facilities that are available for travelers. There are plenty of parking zones, playground for kids, camping site, hotels & villas, hiking on sideways, etc all will make the tour to Gisum Forest Park, a memorable event.

With different landscapes appearance in different seasons, Gisum is a place that must be visited in any time of the year.

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The tourism magnet in Talesh, Gilan Province, north of Iran, clasps nature devotees. Gisum, where forests and sea meet, is an enchanting sight with almost no parallel in the country. Non-touristic destination is undoubtedly an extraordinary target for sightseers who hate crowds.

The paved asphalted route presents a peerless driving experience; going through a corridor encircled with lush trees in a car with windows down means a joyous trip which ends up in the beaches of the gorgeous Persian Sea. Driving through a tunnel lined with abundant trees, you will experience a sense of exhilaration and delight. A location for many Iranian films, the atmospheric scene, unimaginably, brings you lots of pleasure and thrill. A charming spot for photographers, Gisum is a worldly paradise.

At 80 hectares, the forests boast profuse trees and remarkable plant species from wooden to herbaceous, much similar to species in Anzali Wetlands. Fig trees are also of note here.

In the park facilities are available for travelers: from ample parking lot, kids’ playground, sports club, camping site, to hotels and villas, and hiking sidewalks they all make for a memorable journey. Box tree forest on east side along with flowers and plants museum will be a good cap off for your visit. With out-of-this-world landscapes in different seasons, it is a must-see place all year round.

Among things to do here are: strolling along the tranquil beach filled with smooth sand stones is a favorite thing for some tourists. Jet skiing is an exciting part for youngsters. Other water sports are also practiced here.  There is, furthermore, biking trails for fanatic bikers. Watching the herds of horses in daytime is a sight which shouldn’t be missed. And if none of the above works for you, you can just simply sit or lie down under the shades and watch the mild sea while taking it easy for a while.

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