Kish Island

Pearl of the Persian Gulf

Welcome on Kish Island

No it’s not Hawaii, this paradise island is located in the Persian Gulf, to be specific, in Iran! A blue sea, stunning beaches, palm trees and shopping malls till the top, this free tax zone makes it possible for everyone to visit the island. Because all nationalities can obtain a visa on arrival here! What makes it more attractive to go there!

What to do on Kish Island?

Kish Island, whoever wants to escape the cold winter on the mainland gets to the Hawaii of Iran. This relatively liberal island is a perfect place to relax for everyone, because of that it’s unfortunately pity that Kish largely is ignored by foreign tourists. Besides, Kish has some great sights to visit, see and do!

At first, Kish is a sunny beach destination, so for sure take some rest on the wonderful white sandy beaches under the palm trees while watching the incredible blue Persian Gulf! Furthermore you can also do some scuba diving, waterskiing or even parceling. There are numerous of watersport centers almost on any beach and the main hotels. Also Greek Ship is a historical famous spot on the island, the ship is resting , a perfect place to watch the sunset. Kish has historical sights to see too, like the Ancient Town of Harireh, it is estimated to be 800 years old. The ruins display mortar masses and stone - Another great ancient sight is the Underground Town of Cariz: Is more than 2,500 years old, and currently it has been converted into an underground town at a depth of 16 meters below the surface!

Also there are many parks to see. Like Kish Dolphin & Crocodile Park, the Green Tree Park, a zoo and many shopping centers to get satisfied home with the newest tax-free stuff you bought. And last but not last, enjoy the sun!

Kish Island, whoever wants to escape the cold winter on the mainland gets to the Hawaii of Iran. This relatively liberal island is a perfect place to relax for everyone, because of that it’s unfortunately pity that Kish largely is ignored by foreign tourists. Besides, Kish has some great sights to visit, see and do!

At first, Kish is a sunny beach destination, so for sure take some rest on the wonderful white sandy beaches under the palm trees while watching the incredible blue Persian Gulf! Furthermore you can also do some scuba diving, waterskiing or even parceling. There are numerous of watersport centers almost on any beach and the main hotels. Also Greek Ship is a historical famous spot on the island, the ship is resting , a perfect place to watch the sunset. Kish has historical sights to see too, like the Ancient Town of Harireh, it is estimated to be 800 years old. The ruins display mortar masses and stone - Another great ancient sight is the Underground Town of Cariz: Is more than 2,500 years old, and currently it has been converted into an underground town at a depth of 16 meters below the surface!

Also there are many parks to see. Like Kish Dolphin & Crocodile Park, the Green Tree Park, a zoo and many shopping centers to get satisfied home with the newest tax-free stuff you bought. And last but not last, enjoy the sun!



Where to Stay in Kish?

Are you planning where to stay on Kish Island? Apochi.com offers you the best hotels and rates. Kish Island accommodation includes everything from luxury to cheap hotels. There are so many hotels on Kish Island that it’s sometimes difficult to decide where to stay, so discover the best hotel on Kish Island that suit to your needs by Apochi!

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How To Get To Kish Island?

By Car

There are different roads leading to Bandar Lengeh and Bandar Charak (both places offer car-ferries to Kish Island). Road 67 starts in Yasuj (after Isfahan), also from the Iraqi border / Khorramshahr you can reach Bandar Lengeh on road 96 towards Bandar Abbas.

By Bus

By bus you can even get on the island. From all main cities and the surrounding provinces there are busses to Bandar Lengeh and Bandar Charak. From where you take the ferry while sitting in the bus till you arrive on the island, and the bus continues to Kish City.

By Plane

It’s possible to get on Kish Island by plane, there are several flights per day from all main cities to Kish Island. Tehran offers even hourly flights to Kish.. International cities which offer flights to Kish are Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Muscat.

By Train

There are no train connections with and on Kish Island

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Travel Notes For Iran

Planning your first trip to Iran? Feeling a little nervous? Don’t be! Travel to Iran can be a breeze, as long as you’re prepared. Here are 5 essential things to prepare before going to Iran.
Should be arranged in advance before entering Iranian national borders or airports.
Something what is really necessary to bring with you due the fact that ATM doesn’t work in Iran. Dollars and Euros could be changed in all major cities.
Women: A loose headscarf, long sleeved shirts (manteau), legs covered down till ankles, skinny jeans, sandals / slippers are allowed depending on the weather.
Men: No shorts, t-shirts are fine, slippers are allowed.
You certainly need an application when you want to check your Facebook in Iran or any other blocked / filtered website!
There should be an in advanced made reservation from a hotel whenever you pick up your visa on arrival. Apochi.com gives you the opportunity to book your hotel online before getting to Iran!