Gel Afshan Tang Mud Volcano | Chabahar (Chah Bahar) | Sistan & Baluchestan
Looking for some fun with a rare natural phenomenon on your trip to Sistan and Baluchestan province? The extraordinary Tang Mud Volcano (also known as Gelafshan), located within the Bandar-e Tang region, around 121 km away from Chabahar, astonishes visitors with its exceptional geological features. Long for exploring a scarce volcano, out of which mud flows? Stay with me to sense the softness of a rare volcano.
Why Visit Tang Mud Volcano
- Gelafshan, tang mud volcano exhibits a rare natural phenomenon.
- Surprisingly, rather than lava, mud erupts from Gelafshan.
- It can be a fascinating destination for geopark admirers.
- The volcano is known for its therapeutic effects.
How Tang Mud Volcano Looks
In a vast plain, a soft volcano calls your attention confidently. As you climb up the Gel afshan Mud Volcano, you should not worry about the dangers a volcano might cause. Wonder why? Because Gelafshan throws out no lava. As you reach the top of the hill, you will be astonished by what you behold. Surprise! A muddy volcano! Don’t hesitate to touch it or even build toys out of it. Volcano ejects grey mud playfully. You can enjoy the alternating eruption of the mud every 10 to 15 minutes as well as smooth mud bubbles. Moreover, mud springs cascading gently around the volcano call to mind chocolate sauce flowing down a cake.
Where the Mud Comes From
According to some anecdotal knowledge, the sea waves hit the coast harshly. Consequently, the ground under the volcano starts shaking and pushes the mud out of the volcano. On the other hand, some people assume that the gas trapped beneath the surface are in charge of the mud eruption.
Therapeutic Effects of Gelafshan – Tang Mud Volcano
Locals and some experts believe bathing in the mud can bring about health benefits, due to their specific chemical elements. In fact, they claim that health issues such as skin diseases, painful joints, spine pain, joint stiffness, neurological disorders, and muscle contractions can be treated by the mud from Gelafshan.
More about Gelafshan- Tang Mud Volcano
In addition to Gelafshan, several amazing attractions are awaiting you in Chabahar. In for an old post office attributed to British builders? Then, Chabahar Telegraph Office Building is the place to be. Tis Ancient Castle (or the Castle of Portuguese), Tis Friday Mosque, Tis Botanical Garden, and Chabahar Local Museum can also be on your visit list.
Kahir Gelafshan Traditional Restaurant and Ecolodge
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