KISH TRAVEL GUIDE
Things to Do in Kish– Activities & Attractions
Kish Island, often called the Pearl of the Persian Gulf has an area of 90 km² (36 sq. miles). It is known for being a beautiful resort in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf, a unique coral island. Kish Island has relaxed laws in comparison to the rest of iran . Like mainland Iran, the people of Kish are generally friendly and hospitable. As it is free zone area so no need for visa and many malls for shopping .
When to visit?
Kish has a hot, dry climate, with temperatures peaking Jun–Sep. Kish is considered to have a desert climate. There is virtually no rainfall during the year. In Kish, the average annual temperature is 27.2 °C. About 136 mm of precipitation falls annually. In Kish, the summers are long, sweltering, oppressive, and arid, the winters are comfortable and dry and it is mostly clear year round. The variation in the precipitation between the driest and wettest months is 44 mm. During the year, the average temperatures vary by 16.0 °C. Many believe that autumn and winter are the best times to visit Kish.
Popular tourist attractions
Kish Dolphin & Crocodile Park. The Dolphin Park an ocean atrium, and offers dolphin and other sea mammal shows. Dolphin Park is a 170-acre park, where you can see wonderful dolphin shows and on top of that dolphin sea lions’ shows that are very popular. Bird garden has various kinds of birds, such as beautiful peafowls.
The Green Tree Park. The park with the oldest trees on the island.
Mysteries of the World Zoo. A small zoo with exotic animals on display.
Greek Ship. The historic and famous old ship resting on one of the shores of Kish Island. It has become a major tourist attraction. It is a beautiful scenic area, and you can bring food for a picnic and sit in a shaded area and watch sunset.
Giant Bird Sculpture. You can climb up inside of it.
Underground Town of Cariz (Kariz). More than 2,500 years old, it has been converted into an underground town 16 metres below the surface, and with an area of more than 10,000 square miles. Engineers have strengthened the tunnels with cement and stone, in addition to the traditional coral walls surrounding the qanat, to create a subterranean realm.
The Ancient Town of Harireh. Ruins of stone buildings in an area 3 by 1 kilometre. The structures were built of sandstone, with some plaster on the walls. Some were originally a number of storeys in height. Harireh town is estimated to be 800 years old, and is thought to have been destroyed by a powerful earthquake. Archeologists speculate that Harireh’s building dates back to sometime between the late Sassanid and early Islamic periods. They don’t claim to know the date for certain, but what they do know is that Harireh used to be a very popular and famous city during the Seljuks and Atavakan of Fars.
Old Seffin village The historic town of old Seffin, located in the northern portion of Kish Island, is the oldest village that has survived from the days of old Kish, and it features distinctive traditional local construction. The Island’s indigenous people are currently residing in the settlement.Until 40 years ago, pearl fishing was the primary source of income for the island’s indigenous population, particularly the old Seffin residents. A diversity of shells around the island, the Kish Island scuba divers’ exceptional skills in extracting shells from the sea, and the global fame of pearls around the Kish Island all contributed to the Kish Island’s commerce booming.This old village has a special place on the Kish travel guide since you can clearly see the traditional way of living among people in this village.
Kish water park. In the fascinating world of waterslides and aquatic playgrounds, Kish Water Park is ushering in a new era. It has the latest rides in Iran and is the first water park in the Middle East to have North American-standard equipment.
The 24 m “Freefall” waterslide with a heart-stopping vertical drop reaching speeds of 17 m/second, and a two-person surfing simulator area that people use to learn surfboarding or wakeboarding.These facilities are also the first of their kind in Iran. The park’s tallest tower also houses the “AquaLoop,” the world’s only looping waterslide, which is expected to attract visitors from around the region.
Marjon Beach Park. Kish is a sunny beach destination, so for sure, take some rest on the beautiful white sandy beaches under the palm trees while watching the incredible blue Persian Gulf!
Snorkeling on the beaches of Kish Island is said to be amongst the best in the world, while the scuba-diving offers an even more spectacular insight of life beneath the waters. A variety of other water sports are also available: jet-skiing, sailing, fishing, parasailing, reef walking, coral viewing, boating and water-skiing are some of the popular ways to enjoy yourself when visiting the Island. A variety of other water sports are also available. The Kish coastline is one of the least dangerous coasts in the world. Kish has gorgeous white sandy beaches for relaxing walks. Women-only beaches are available for the female tourists to the Island.
water sports and activities
To add more joy to your vacation, you can also do some water sports such as scuba diving, waterskiing, jet skiing, or even parceling. There are numerous watersport centers almost on any beach and the leading hotels.
Shopping in kish island
Kish is a free trading region, which has made it one of the main centers of commerce in the entire country. There are many shopping malls in Kish; some of the better-known ones are Damoon Mall, Diplomat Mall, Royal Mall, Marjan, and Kish Trade Center.
Where to Eat in Kish Island
The Best Restaurants in Kish : Mir Mohanna Restaurant,kooh Noor Mountain Restaurant , Payab Restaurant , shandiz safdari restaurant .
Kish famous food
Samak mashwi ( fresh fish,Arabic spice) ,Margoog ( lamb meat,potato,carrot,eggplant,hot green paper,tomamto,onion,garlic,spices) , mazroobeh ( fish,garlic,local herb),Mohamar ( rice , fish,honey,suger,carrot, raisins) ,Hariseh (weat,meat,suger,cinnamon,butter) ,berenje mahbos ( rice , fish, onion, tomato , fennel,cumin, black pepper ,cardamom, cinnamon, turmeric ).
Accommodation in kish
For the prosperity of the tourism industry in Kish Island, numerous hotels with different qualities and services have been established to meet all tastes and budgets. Accommodation in Kish is slightly more expensive than mainland Iran, however it is not extortionate. Kish Island has a range of nice villas, hotels and guest houses for tourists. We want to introduce to you 10 of the best hotels in Kish Island that are suitable for your stay in a concise and practical way, and review their services and facilities.
TORANJ Hotel, Marina Park Hotel Kish, Panoramic Hotel , DARIUSH Grand Hotel, SHAYAN Hotel, Mirage Hotel, Kish International Hotel, Iran Kish Hotel, Vida Hotel, KOUROSK Hotel.
We can reserve base on your budget any accommodation you need in kish island .