Hengam Island

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Hengam Island

Hengam Island, Dolphin, Hormozgan, Iran
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Hengam is one of the beautiful islands of the Persian Gulf, which is located in the southwest of Qeshm Island. This island has been introduced as one of the tourist destinations in the south of Iran and has been noticed by nature lovers due to its beautiful beaches and pristine nature.




Geographical location of Hengam Island

There is about 2 km between Qeshm Island and Hengam Island, which has become one of the attractions of this region due to the presence of dolphins. There are daily tours to Hengam Island, part of which is to visit dolphins. There are also clear waters along the coast of the island, which is home to a beautiful fish and is visited as a natural aquarium.

Hengam Island can be visited by boats that depart from the pier of Shib Daraz village – the closest point to Hengam Island. Due to the great distance of this island from Bandar Abbas and Qeshm city, all boats move from the same shore to Hengam and it is difficult to reach Hengam from other places.

Hengam Island is a residential island and its inhabitants are often engaged in fishing. Of course, selling sea-related items to tourists is also one of the new jobs, especially for women living on the island. Items such as oysters, dried crab shells and other marine animals and other decorative items are among the island’s products.

Hengam is a small island, it was approximately an ellipse with a largest diameter of about 9 km. Visiting this residential part of the island with a boat tour in total takes less than 3 hours. But if you want to stay overnight on the island, it is possible and you can use the accommodations built for this purpose.

Weather conditions and the best time to travel to Hengam

Due to the fact that Hengam Island is located in the south of the country, its climate is warm and humid due to its being an island. From July to September, it can be said that it is almost the hottest days of the island, but instead the cost of your trip at this time is half of the other months of the year. But the best time to visit Hengam is January and February, when the temperature of the island reaches about 30 degrees Celsius and the lowest reaches about 15 degrees Celsius.

Accommodation on Qeshm Island

There are several options for staying on Hengam and Qeshm Island, but the choice between them depends on the budget you have planned for your trip.

The average cost of accommodation in Qeshm hotels starts from 10 us$ and varies up to 50 us$, which depends on what hotel you have chosen for your stay.

Important tourist attractions

When, playful dolphin island; This island is located in the south of Iran and although it is small, it is one of the most attractive tourist destinations. Hangam is located at a distance of 2 km from Qeshm and to reach it you have to board boats that are on Qeshm Island to reach this island after a short route. As you move towards the island, the first thing that catches your eye is the clean, shiny sands and the infinitely beautiful blue waters that glow tens of times brighter under the golden rays of the sun. In this part of the island you can see many oyster rocks and one of the most exciting part of the trip is to see these colorful oysters.

Mehdi Gholami.

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