Qeshm Island Tour
What you need to know about this tour
Qeshm Island is a newly discovered destination in southern Iran, attracting the travelers who seek untouched beaches, unspoiled culture and mild weather during winter, when everywhere else is covered with snow. Qeshm and other islands around it are fantastic places for relaxing, water sports and meeting locals who live in unknown villages. PacktoIran has designed “Qeshm Island Adventure” as a tour for the nature lovers who are seeking new Island experience.
What is Included
4 nights accommodation at ecolodge
English speaking guide
Welcome to Iran. This tour will start from Tehran, the capital of Iran. Considering your arrival time, you can visit the top attractions of Tehran, like the UNESCO listed Golestan Palace or the Iran National Museum. In the afternoon you’ll be transferred to Mehrabad Airport for your domestic flight to the Qeshm Island. Your leader will meet you at the airport and you will head to the eco-lodge at one of the villages of Qeshm Island, where you can get relaxed and unattached from city hustle for a couple of days. This afternoon you will take a walk by an untouched beach and have a local homemade meal as welcome dinner.
- Golestan Palace
- Iran National Museum
Start your Qeshm adventure by visiting Hara Mangroove forest. Then drive for 25 kilometers to visit the exotic Chahkooh Valley. This valley has amazing colossal rock formation, which has been formed in result of rain and wind erosion. Then visit the traditional ship factory and learn about the long process of constructing a ship or Lenj Boat. The skill of building and sailing Iranian lenj boats is an intangible UNESCO cultural heritage. After taking a rest and having a snack at the village house, you will visit another geo-site of Qeshm called the Valley of Statues, offering the most amazing landscapes of rock formations and sand dunes. While walking through this miraculous beauty, hear the mythical stories and tales about the mysterious Qeshm Island. Finish your adventurous day by having a tasty dinner at the cozy village stay.
- Chahkooh Valley
- Traditional Lenj boat factory
- Valley of Statues
Rise early in the morning and move to Hengam Island on boat. According to the season and time, you may see bottlenose dolphins swimming and jumping on the shiny water. In Hengam Island, you will spend the day snorkeling, swimming and relaxing on an untouched and calm sandy beach. After having lunch you will sail back to Qeshm Island and spend the evening watching the magnificent sunset of Qeshm Island and having a grilled sea food as dinner on one of the most scenic beaches of the island.
- Hengam Island
Meals: Breakfast Dinner
Today you will have a tour of the Geo-park including the Dare Shur (Salt Valley) which offers a mindblowing and surreal landscape and the Salt caves knwn for amazing salt crystals and colorful soil. Then you will take a 2-hour walking tour by one of the untouched beaches, where you can snorkle, do some fishing, or just enjoy the sunlight. After having a late lunch at the ecolodge you will enjoy a happy night gathering with the warmhearted locals of Qeshm and listening to the energetic southern music played by a local band.
- Qeshm Geo Park tour
- Trekking by the beach
Meals: Breakfast Lunch
You will say goodbye to the ecolodge and get ready to leave the Qeshm Island. According to your flight time, you will be transferred to Qeshm Airport to catch the Qeshm-Tehran domestic flight. You also have the option to catch a flight back home directly from the Qeshm International Airport.