Qeshm, Iran

Qeshm is an Iranian island situated in the Strait of Hormuz. It is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran (Persian Gulf), opposite the port cities of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir.

Qeshm is the largest island in the Persian Gulf, with rocky coastlines that protects a mountainous and often beautiful interior. The coast is dotted with small villages and towns. Qeshm Island is free duty zone.

Things to See & Do

* Portuguese Castle
* Chahkouh Valley
* Hara Marine Forests
* Star Valleys
* Laft Historical Port

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Rial (IRR)
Language – Persian
Population – 114,000 approx
Land Area – 1,491km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus three and a half hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 98

Transport Links - The simplest way is to get on a speedboat at Bandar Abbas main harbour. There are lots of them departing each few minutes. The ride takes between 20 to 40 minutes depending on the boat.

There are flights from major cities to Qeshm Island by Qeshm Air. There is a daily flight from Dubai

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