75km northwest of Shiraz in the vicinity of 3316 m Barm-e Firouz peak, at 3200 m above sea level lies a lake with the average depth of 1 to 3 m. In winter, this lake is completely covered by snow and in spring even summer the lake is surrounded by the grand glaciers.
Approximate tour duration: 2 days
Best time of operation: Spring & summer
Early in the morning drive towards Shekarak region. After breakfast, climb the mountain towards the lake (2 hrs). Visit the lake, have lunch and if interested climb the juxtaposing peak (about 3 hrs). Finally experience an awe-inspiring sunset at 3200 m, descend and return to Shiraz.
By staying overnight you will witness the exquisite night sky and the reflection of stars on the lake
Note: This tour is operable in one or two days. In spring and summer a 2-day tour is suggested .
1. Barm-e Firouz high altitude lake
2. Barm-e Firouz peak
3. Ski pist