A Guide to One of the Top Isfahan Province Waterfalls
- ThemeHiking and Climbing/ Ecotourism/ Wildlife/ Aerial Sport/ Skiing/ Caving
- Duration6 hr(s)
- Best TimeSPRING
Seeing the 40-meter waterfall of Pouneh-zar located some 25 km west of Fereydoun Shahr.
Explore The Route
The Blast of Waterfall among the Green Lands
Isfahan has been mostly famous for cultural and historical sites centralized in the city. The country sides in Isfahan are like hidden haven to shelter you from the hustle and bustle of the city. Now toward the west of Isfahan, follow this route to enjoy the rural district of Khuygan-e Olya where three churches are located, the most important of which is Yohana church dating back to Safavid era, and another village in Fereydoun Shahr County, Choqyurt, that houses Iranian Georgians. As the majority of the waterfalls of Isfahan are located in Ferydoun Shahr and Semirom, Pounezar Waterfall is a glance to them. The scenery of the waterfall along with the culture of various ethnic groups living peacefully together is a great chance to add unique experiences to your journey.
Duration : 6 hr(s)
Point Type: STARTING
Exploring Pouneh-zar (Puneh-zar) waterfall, hidden away amongst the Central Zagros Mountains, in the vicinity of Fereydoun Sahar provides a day of serenity, full of pleasure and enjoyment. Literally, Zar in Persian language means where there is an abundance of a type of a thing, so Pouneh-zar waterfall is locally named due to the vast surrounding lands coated with wild pennyroyal. It is also believed that the waterfall has been named “Pouneh-zar”, which is a literal Persian translation of a Georgian word meaning “pretty”. Originating from several water springs in the heart of the Central Zagros Mountains, the 40-...
- Pouneh Zar Waterfall
- Transportation Type
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Hiring a local guide is essential
The best time to visit the waterfall is the late May to the early June
As a group tour, the best and most convenient way to get to the waterfall is renting a private bus. If you plan to go there individually, you can go to Kaveh Terminal (on the northern side of Isfahan), and buy a ticket to Fereydoun-shahr.
- In Fereydoun-shahr, you need to take a taxi to reach Choqyurt village and then to Darband village and Pouneh-Zar Waterfall
From the parking lot to the waterfall, you need to walk. The first 30 min trail goes on a relatively gentle slope, and the final 200-300 meter goes on a steep slope
You can enjoy the fresh air in the pristine area and have the chance to bath in the waterfall
Visiting the waterfall will take about 4 hrs.
Wearing hiking shoes is a must
Degree of difficulty: 2 out of 5.