Qeshm Island UNESCO Global Geo park is an island of the Islamic Republic of Iran, which has the shape of a dolphin. It is the largest island of the Persian Gulf region and stands parallel to the south coasts of the Hormuz Strait. The highest point on the island, Kish Kuh Mount, is 397 m high. It has a large number of canyons, hills, caves and valleys, most of which are protected as part of the Unrecognized Qeshm Island Geo park – bliss for nature-lovers.
People in Qeshm, wear traditional and local dresses and live in houses cooled by badgirs (wind towers) also they work in boat-building yards turning out leng ( or lench), the large wooden cargo boats that have crisscrossed the gulf for centuries. Traveling to Qeshm Island is a completely different experience that not only you visit an especial part of Iran but also you can taste delicious local and seafood in some nice traditional restaurants in its villages.
popular attractions in Qeshm:
The Valley of the stars
The Valley of the stars is situated in south of Qeshm. It has 2 million years of history… read more
Naz Island is situated on the southern coast of Qeshm and you can see… read more
Mangroves forests (or Hara forest) include a group of trees and plants… read more
Old ship Factory Shipyard
Close to Bandar Laft is a ship-building yard. Lench, as they are known locally… read more
Laft Port, a small village of about 4,000 residents on the north-western part of Qeshm Island… read more
Khorbas cave is among coral reefs near Qeshm Island. The interesting point is existenc…read more
Located south of Qeshm is Hengam Island, where the tourist boats stop to see the dolphins…read more
Portuguese Castle is mainly in the peripheral areas of the Persian Gulf, Qeshm Port, Kong… read more