Iran Islands Tours, Top 10 Islands You Must See in Iran

Iran Islands

Iran is a good choice for people who want to go on adventures and nature tours, and for those who want to visit historical and cultural attractions. But in Iran, we are going to talk about the islands in the south of Iran. It might be interesting for you to know that unlike the north of the country (Caspian Sea) where there is only one island called "Ashuradeh", in the south of the country there are about 25 islands near the Gulf Fars is located in two categories of residential and non-residential islands. Follow us to introduce the best islands in the south of Iran.



Which islands in the Persian Gulf can be visited?

A small number of Iranian islands can be visited by tourists. The rest of the islands are in the possession of the military or wildlife protection for various reasons, and entry to them is generally prohibited or requires a permit. You can see the list of these islands below.



Complete list of Persian Gulf islands

Qeshm Island
Abu Musa Island (Forbidden)
Kish Island
Lavan Island
Hendurabi Island
Shidvar or Maru Island
Larak Island
Hormuz island
Hengam Island
Big Tonb Island (Forbidden)
Small Tonb Island (Forbidden)
Siri Island (Forbidden)
Great Faror Island (Forbidden)
Small Faror Island
Mino Island
Ghabr-e Nakhoda Island (Permission required)
Boneh Island (Forbidden)
Dara Island (Permission required)
Kharak Island (Permission required)
Kharko Island (Permission required)
Farsi Island (Forbidden)
Nakhilo Island (Permission required)
Umm al-Gorm Island (Permission required)
Motaf Island (Permission required)
Tahmadon Island (Permission required)




How to visit the Persian Gulf islands?

A number of Iranian islands are open to tourists. For example, the islands of Qeshm, Kish and Hormoz can be visited without special formalities. You can enter these islands and enjoy visiting them by buying plane or ship tickets.

Some other islands in Iran require a permit, which is required to apply through a travel agency in Iran. Entering these islands without a permit can have legal consequences for you.




Are all the islands of Iran inhabited?

The important and well-known islands of Iran are inhabited and have cities and villages. For example, the islands of Qeshm, Kish and Hormoz are inhabited. But there are many islands in Iran where no human lives. For example, Nakhilo, Umm Algorm, Kharko and gharb-e Nakhoda.




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List of all Islands in Iran:

May 19, 2023
Larak island

Larak Island, Laarak, Lark

The Persian Gulf has many islands, many of which are uninhabited. Among the inhabited islands of Iran, Lark Island is less known.
March 19, 2021
Harra Forest, Qeshm Island, Hormozgan, Iran

Qeshm Island, Gheshm

Rayen Falls, also known as "Zar Rud" is one of the most beautiful and glorious foothills in Kerman province.
February 16, 2021
Abo Mosa Island

Abu Musa Island

Abu Musa Island as part of Hormozgan province is owned and controlled by Iran, however the UAE claims ownership of it and considers it part of the Emirate of Sharjah.
September 29, 2020
Lavan Island Beach

Lavan Island

Lavan Island is located about 20 km from the port of Moqam. Moqam is the most suitable place to enter Lavan Island and through this port you can enter this island in about 30 minutes by fast boats.
September 29, 2020
Shidvar Island, Hormozgan, Iran

Maroo Island, Maro, Shidvar

One of these spectacular and pristine islands; It is a small island in the west of Hormozgan province and near the port of Moqam, which is known as Maroo Island.
September 28, 2020
Um-al Gorm island

Umm-Algorm Island

Umm Algorm, known in the local language as Gorm; It is like a crescent with a large area that only a small part of it can be seen and observed.
September 28, 2020
Nakhilo island, Persian Gulf, Iran

Nakhilo Island, Nakhiloo

Nakhilo is the name of one of these islands, which is more popular than others because of its beauty.
September 28, 2020
Tahmadon Island, Persian Gulf, Bushehr, Iran

Tahmadon Island

One of these islands is known as Tahmadon, which is a relatively large island with a length of about 12 km. The island is uninhabited and no one enters it except a few fishermen and nature lovers.
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