Iran Tour Guide

Khark island

Introduction: Kharg (Persian: خارگ)(Also: Khark) is a continental island in the Persian Gulf belonging to Iran. The island is located 25 km (16 mi) off the coast of Iran and 483 km (300 mi) northwest of the Strait of Hormuz. Administered by the adjacent coastal Bushehr Province, Kharg Island provides a sea port for the export of oil and extends Iranian territorial sea claims into the Persian Gulf oil fields. Located on Kharg Island is Kharg, the only city in the Kharg District.

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Location: South of Bushehr province in Persian golf.

Distance from shore: About 30 km

Days of trip: (Without air plane) 4-5 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 20 hr driving from Tehran to Bushehr and then shore, then 1 hr by boat to Kharg 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: Yes

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Overall risk: –

Animal risk: No

Lost risk: No

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna: No

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Hotel: Yes

Village: Yes

Shop: Yes

Gasoline: Yes

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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 Bushehr
3- Take a boat to Kharg island

Nearest airport: Kharg airport

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km