Reasons To Visit Kish Island
Kish Island is one of the most popular travel destinations in the Middle East offering idyllic surroundings, many exciting family-friendly attractions and an endless range of fun activities. Those looking for a more relaxing sojourn on Kish Island can lay back and soak up the sun on one of the pristine beaches or enjoy some of the excellent restaurants and cafés. There are also a number of interesting historical landmarks on the island like the town of Harireh which is said to be around 800 years old, while families traveling with kids will find a number of excellent attractions like the Kish Dolphin and Crocodile Park.
Arriving In Kish Island
Kish International Airport is the main airport serving Kish Island primarily handling domestic flights around Iran but also serves international flights across the region including direct flights from the UAE. Travelers looking to fly from the UAE to Kish Island will be able to travel directly out of Dubai. Currently the only airline operating flights on this route is Kish Air, with all flights leaving out of Dubai International Airport.
Kish International Airport is made up of two passenger terminals, one for domestic flights and the other for international flights. Inside the airport you will find all of the essentials you would need, but don’t expect much by way of options as the airport is fairly small. However, there is a restaurant available for hungry travelers as well as a coffee shop, while the airport also provides passengers with complimentary Wi-Fi so you can get online free of charge. When your flight has arrived at the airport, you can find taxis available just outside of either terminal. However, be advised taxis are not fitted with meters so it is advisable to agree upon a fare with your driver before setting off.
Kish Island Travel Information
UAE nationals traveling to Kish Island are able to enter visa free for up to 14 days, so you won’t need to apply for a visa before catching your flight. On Kish Island you can expect the weather to be hot on a similar level to the Dubai and it stays warm all year round, so you’re unlikely to need any warm clothing. You will need to put your clocks forward by just 30 minutes when you arrive to get on local time, while the currency you will need to make purchases on Kish Island is the Iranian rial.
* This information is correct as of April 2018
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