Book Flights to Qeshm
Situated on the southern coast oligh the Persian Gulf, Qeshm island is not a major tourist destination but still a good place to visit. If you want to enjoy some leisure time with your family and friends away from the bustling city life, then Qeshm Island is the best choice.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to book the cheapest airfares to Qeshm
is during the winter season when the temperature of the island is not so hot and it is easy to get around the island.
- Valley of Stars: It is one of the most unique attractions and the “MUST SEE” in Qeshm. At first glance, you might feel that you have stepped on planet Mars because of the red pointy cones and pillars made of arcs, bulkheads, erosion, and stripped shaped parapets. It is recommended not to visit the place at night because it is haunted. The locals of the city believe that the valley has genes and ghosts. Rigoo Traditional Restaurant is the nearer restaurant to the attraction where you can enjoy the local cuisine. Other restaurants are Shab Haye Talaii Restaurant and Defari Nights Restaurant.
- Qeshm Portuguese Castle: Located on the northern side of Qeshm Island, this castle was constructed by Portuguese forces in the 16tth century. Built-up of plaster and limestone, this castle occupies an area of more than 2,000 m2. The corners of the castle are guarded by a sturdy tower and these towers have some of the most powerful weapons including cannons and trebuchets. The delightful views of the castle make it one of the best historical attractions on the island.
- Namakdan Salt Cave: Situated along the southern coast with a length of six kilometers, it is one of the world’s largest salt cave in the world which is filled with fragile salt sculptures, huge salt mega domes, and salt rivers. You will find numerous crimson red, purple, blue, pink, and white salt crystals here. The salt here is filled with goodness and minerals which is beneficial for the lungs through its therapeutic qualities.
- Jame’ Mosque of Qeshm: Said to be constructed in the year 1202, Qeshm Jame’ Mosque is built in the memory of ‘Sooqiyeh’ (wife of the ruler of the times in Qeshm’. The mosque has a rectangular shaped nocturnal area which has 16 columns divided into two rows.
How to Reach
Qeshm International Airport is the primary airport connecting the island to other destinations around the world. It is a public airport which is operated by Iran Airports
Company. It caters to all the domestic and international flights to Qeshm Island.
How to Get Around
Taxi is the most convenient way to get around the city and hailing one from the street is easy. It is recommended to bargain before boarding one.
In case of an emergency, you can ask for a lift but make sure not to show thumb up as it is considered as an obscene gesture.