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Cheshmeh Gol e Ramian

Nowadays most countries in the world have realized the importance of tourism industry from the standpoint of production employment source of incomefrom the past few decades on they have contributed to the development of this industry. Owing to natural potentialculturalhistorical background Islamic Republic of Iran is one of those countries favored by tourists all over the world. This factor provides convenient conditions for utilizationdevelopment of tourism infrastructure.



 Cheshmeh Gol e Ramian attractive tourist zone Location



Cheshmeh Gol e Ramian attractive tourist zone Location in the Province of Golestan


 Cheshmeh Gol e Ramian attractive tourist zone Location in Ramian County


Cheshmeh Gol e Ramian attractive tourist zone Location in the Zone



1- Zone specifications

Zone name: Cheshmeh Gol e Ramian attractive tourist zone

Province: Golestan

Address:  Ramian County - Golestan

Nearest city: Ramian

Nearest village: Bagher Abad

     ً 37   َ 07   ْ55 Longitude :  

ً 13    َ  58   ْ36  : Latitude

Type of attraction: Natural

Region climate: Temperate and Semi humid

Zone area: 10 Hectares   

Region topography: mountainous lands

 Forest   vegetation:   Zone     

Existing water source: Well, Surface water, spring


 Province infrastructures:

The province of Golestan possesses airport, railway, port and freeway

Distance from -province centre: 88 km

Distance from county capital: 5 km

Distance from the nearest Airport: 91 km

Distance from the nearest railway station:  88 km

Distance from the nearest port: 128 km

Distance from the main road:   5 km


2-required infrastructures at the zone entrance:

Gas transmission lines, roads and sewage

Zone basic infrastructure: water supply and distribution, power, telecommunications.

Residential and food premises in the zone:  Number of residential and food premises in the studied zone are as follows:

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There are neither hotels nor guesthouses in Ramian County

  Service facilities in the zone

There are no travel services in Ramian County

Health centers status in the zone is shown in the table below




Affiliated to the medical university

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Banks and financial institutions distribution are shown in the table below



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Existing sports and recreational installations in the zone: this zone lacks sports facilities.

3- Number of tourist attractions within zone limits:

There are 12 attractions in the zone.

Target main markets: local, provincial

Province tourists number:   domestic: 3208021 tourists in April 2009, international: less than 2000 tourists   

 Region tourism season:  the region has the ability to attract tourists in all seasons

Residential centers' occupation rate: 69%

4-the most important investment field:

  • Traditional restaurant and teahouse
  • Sports and recreational installations
  • ecotourism with forest zone orientation
  • residential camping
  • children's play park
  • handicrafts exhibition and store
  • Health tourism
  • forest cycling and hiking tour
  • pergola and picnic
  • parking

5- Ongoing study for the zone

  • Golestan tourism comprehensive plan
  • Feasibility study of Cheshmeh Gol e Ramian attractive tourist zone


6- Type of practical installations, according to studies

  • Traditional restaurant and teahouse
  • Sports and recreational installations
  • residential camping
  • hiking and cycling tracks
  • children's play park
  • Handicrafts stores and supermarkets
  • Pergola, picnic

                      7- Time schedule from design phase to utilization phase:

There is no time schedule

8- Investment estimation: 46 Billion Rials 

 9- Funding for infrastructures:

All infrastructures have been provided. Investment for finishing:

 Gaz   2.3km         1380million Rials

Road     2.3km       2070 million Rials

10- Zone tourists' statistics:

240000 people visit the region annually.

11- Zone attractions:

Olang forest, Nilberg spring, Jozak waterfall, Sorkheh waterfall, Seyed kalateh spring, Seyed Kelateh waterfall, Ramian forest, Dareh-Mola garden, Shir-Abad waterfall, Daland forest park, Maran

12- Zone potential and opportunities:

  • The possibility of establishing sports activities such as gliding, parachutism, cycling and winter sports,
  • Varied vegetation, suitable climate,
  • Widely-used Tehran-Gorgan-Mashhad axis,
  • Closeness to railway-air-roads infrastructural facilities of the province center,
  • Presence of historic and cultural monuments in Ramian county, some of which are known internationally
  • Handicrafts diversity,
  • Presence of high altitude lands for developing sports tourism,
  •  Joozak waterfall, one of the zone natural attractions, whose source supplies the required water for mineral water factory,
  • Presence of numerous tourists in the zone at most seasons of the year are the zone potential and opportunities

13- Zone present investment situation:

There is no investment applicant in the zone.



Distance of Cheshmeh Gol e Ramian attractive tourist zone to the railway station, port and airport



14- Position of the attractive zone in the national and regional tourism plan of the province:

  • Legislation approved during the president journey according to the development program 3, 4
  • Natural resources organization, environment protection organization, jihad-agriculture organization and other organizations


15-land ownership status:  private ownership, state ownership

16- Investment estimation and future fields:

An investment of 90 billion Rials is estimated in the zone.

17- Initial opinion of relevant organization about the basic infrastructures (water supply and distribution, power, telecommunications, gas and roads) possibility of supply:

18-required time for the starting:

The required time for the starting is 18 months

19- Special Outcomes of attractive tourist zone implementation at the national and regional level:

  • Economic prosperity,
  • Zone tourism cultural level growth,
  • Private sector investor attraction for building tourist complex,
  • Exhibition organization, cultural products store
  • Tourist site establishment,
  • Tourist attraction to other zone attractions,
  • Tourism industry development at the nation level and in the region
  • Vegetation exploitation for uses such as coal and timber provision.

20- Direct and indirect employment generation rate after the zone implementation:




Special concessions:

 -Foundation agreement issuance of the attractive tourist zone is the responsibility of tourism, handicrafts, heritage organization

-The required funding necessary for infrastructure construction (water supply and distribution, power, roads) to the plan location

- obtaining loan after 20% of project physical progress, covered by investors, from contracted banks and financial situations  to meet 80% of the overall project is the organization responsibility.

-The exemption from land-use change tolls

- transfer of lands situated outside the city boundaries is made by jihad-e-agriculture organization according to the regional land value and lands within city limits by housing and urban development organization according to the value's expertise value payable by a five-year-installment loan with 10% of total price payment in the first year.

-Issuance of construction license according to industrial unity tariff and tolls at a special discount.

-The possibility of the transfer of land used for project execution from investors to others after land preparation.