The largest lake in the world
The Caspian sea is decorated with its view of the continent of Eurasia. It covers an area of 370 thousand square kilometers. Surprising, but, actually, the Caspian sea is a lake, and the largest in the world: the reservoir has no connection to the ocean. However, a lake to call it difficult, because the composition of water, fauna and flora of the Caspian sea similar. In this case, the salinity is almost equal to oceanic – from 0.05 to 13%.
Scientists believe that about 50 million years ago in Eastern Europe there was a large Tethys sea. Then it is dry and divided into several ponds, which have become a Caspian, Mediterranean and Black seas.
The Caspian sea, due to therapeutic mud and mineral waters, has enormous recreational potential. Therefore, in recent years these places became especially valued among tourists who seek to treat their physical health. In the Caspian sea is surrounded by countries such as Turkmenistan, Iran, Azerbaijan and Russian Dagestan.
Particularly popular among lovers of marine recreation is well-maintained top class resort area located in the district of Baku. Here is a famous resort in Amburan. Also tourists love to relax in the village of Nardaran in sanatoria and settlements Zagulba and Bilgah settlements. In addition, gaining popularity and the resort, located in the North of Azerbaijan in Nabran.
Very sorry, but from the side of Turkmenistan and Iran the Caspian sea is almost restricted to tourists. This is due to the fact that in Turkmenistan, tourism is poorly developed, due to the policy of isolation of the country. And in Iran the laws of Sharia prohibit the stay of foreign tourists on the territory coast.
However, places to stay in the Caspian sea is still there. So, look very delightful conservation area of lakes included in Astrakhan international biosphere reserve, as well as the Volga Delta, fascinates tourists with fields of Lotus.
Such protected areas are of extraordinary floating Islands, a variety of plants and animals, the habitat of which is found both in fresh and in salt waters.
Throughout the year amazing Caspian sea is pleased to its guests. So, it is ready to provide you a choice of exciting boat cruises, fishing, hunting of waterfowl, as well as just to get pleasure from the therapeutic waters and socializing with seals, various birds in their natural environment.
In addition, the Caspian area always fascinates the tourists a special Oriental flavor with spectacular dancing and hookah. Also guests enjoy local traditional music, and the extraordinary Asian kitchen allows you to forget about everything. Thus, in addition to great memories, vacationers usually bring with Caspian sturgeon and caviar.