If you are looking for a place to get rid of the hustle and bustle of Tehran and at the same time escape the heat of summer in Tehran, you can travel to the countryside and villages of Tehran province, including the beautiful village of Lazoor. According to the Qajar era, each of these villages has its own stories and history, and interestingly, most of them were more populous and historical than the village of Tehran, which was itself an unknown village.
There are many villages around Tehran, many of which are famous throughout Iran for their beautiful nature and charms, and were also considered by previous kings. But among them, there is a special and relatively pristine village that bears the title of the largest village in Tehran and according to the current map of the provinces of Iran, the easternmost village of Tehran is located on the border between Tehran and Mazandaran. This village is called Lazoor or Lazur.
The village of Lazoor has been considered in history books as a gateway to the north of Iran and in the past, it was one of the ways for people to travel to the northern region of Iran. It is famous not only for its greenery and pleasant climate but also for the beautiful lake that surrounds it and the surrounding castles that have made it a pristine and special region.
The descent of people living in Lazoor village is mostly Mazani and the Tabari dialect is common among the elderly. In the heat of hot summer days, a pristine and pleasant climate with beautiful scenery and blue skies can be a motivation for a short two-day trip to the easternmost village of Tehran, where the summer nights are cool and soulful and the days are eye-catching. Pleasant and exhilarating. We are going to give you some brief information about traveling to this attractive village below.
The best time to visit the village of Lazoor
The best time to visit this charming village is from mid-spring to late summer. In the second half of the year, due to the proximity to the Alborz Mountains, the air in Lazoor village is very cold. During the summer, you will need a sleeping bag and a warm blanket at night.
The approximate distance from the city of Tehran to the Lazoor village is about 200 km, and if you intend to go to the lake behind it, you will have about 50 km of dust road, but of course, it is possible to go with the current cars. The driving time in the walking mode is about three hours to the lake.
How to go to Lazoor Village
To go to Lazoor village, cross the Tehran-Pardis highway and pass its toll road gates and after Damavand and Absard, and after traveling about 40 minutes, you will reach a sign that shows the path of the Arjmand village on your left. Entering this route, first, you will reach the village of Nimrud and the beautiful dam and lake behind it, and then you will reach Lazoor by passing through the vegetable farms. If you continue your way to the mosque and the village cemetery, you will reach the beginning of the dust road. You will reach the lake by moving towards the golden dome of the mosque, and driving about 50 kilometers of dust road.
Recommended personal travel accessories
1. Identification documents
2. Personal medications (if needed)
3. Mask and alcohol (in corona condition)
4. Comfortable shoes (Hiking) or nature sandals
5. Hats and sunglasses and protective cream
6. Flashlight (with red light)
7. Warm clothes for summer evening
8. Cool clothes for the day
9. Windshield and poncho (optional)
10. Camera and binoculars if available
11. Tea flask and water thermos
13. Tents and sleeping bags