Introduction:Hengam Island (Persian:جزیره هنگام)
Hengam Island (Persian: جزیره هنگام), is an Iranian island located south of Qeshm Island, Iran, in the Persian Gulf. It is 36.6 km wide and shaped like a truncated cone. The island is generally calcareous and generally low-lying. The highest point on the island is Nakas Mountain with an altitude of about 106 meters. The distance between Hengam Island and Qeshm Island is about 2 km.
The primary economic activity is fishing, as well as some tourism and sightseeing. The main sights of Hengam are the English harbor buildings along with the coal storage, the Portuguese shipwrecks, and aquatic animals such as turtles, dolphins, corals, and sharks.
Location: South of Hormozgan province in Persian golf.
Days of trip: (Without plane) 4-5 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 20 hr driving from Tehran to Bandar Abbas, then 1 hr by boat to Qeshm island and then Hengam Island )
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.
Best time to visit: October to May
Daily time visit: No limit
Difficulty level: Easy
Requirements: (Depend on your plan) Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes and tent, waterproof shoes, headlamp
Legal permission need: No
Overall risk: –
Animal risk: No
Lost risk: No
Rescue: Yes, you can call 115
GSM Mobile Antenna: Yes
Hotel: in Qeshm Island Yes
Gasoline: in Qeshm Yes
How to get there:
1- Go to Baihaghi or sout terminal of buses in Tehran (more info), Also you can use air plane or traine.
2- Take a bus ticket to Bandar Abbas
3- Take a boat to Qeshm island
4- 3- Take a boat to Hengam Island
Nearest airport: Bandar Abbas airport
Nearest train station: Bandar Abbas station