While the 2022 football world cup is going to be held from November 21 to December 18, 2022, some spectators and teams are looking for a lower cost of staying and enjoying some unique tourist attractions as well. The Iranian island of Qeshm in the Persian Gulf with lots of natural wonders, is there on the target.


The proximity of Qatar to Qeshm Island and being budget-friendly as well as having some popular tourist destinations and natural wonders make it a potential destination for the World Cup spectators.

  1. Where is Qeshm Island?

    Qeshm island is located in the Persian Gulf, with 400 km air distance from Qatar.

  2. Qeshm Island is a visa-free zone.

    As a foreigner, you do not need a visa to go to Qeshm, as Qeshm island is a visa-free zone in Iran.

  3. How to get to Qeshm Island from Qatar (Doha)?

    There are several one-hour flights between Qatar to Qeshm island daily. check out Exotigo.com/flights

  4. How to Book Qeshm Island Hotels?

    You can find and book several choices via your debit or credit cards through Exotigo.com/hotel

  5. Why Qeshm is known as Iran Seven Wonders?

    Read this blog and get amazed by the number of jaw-dropping natural wonders in Qeshm.

About Qeshm Island

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Qeshm Island, Iran

Qeshm island is located in the Strait of Hormuz, Persian Gulf. It houses 59 towns and villages. Fishing, dhow construction, and trade are the main occupation of its dwellers. As the largest island in the Persian Gulf, Qeshm has several canyons, hills, and valleys as parts of UNESCO as the Qeshm Island Geopark.

Besides, Qeshm is an economic free-zone with big shopping centers. It also boasts the local life of native people alongside the wildlife of different types of animals like birds, reptiles, and dolphins.

Above all Qeshm Island is known for its ecotourist attractions. Herra mangrove forest of the island hosts 1.5% of the world birds each year.

Read also: Qeshm Travel Guide

Qeshm Island is a Visa Free Zone

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Simply you do not need a tourist visa to go to Qeshm Island as a foreigner. The 14-day visa-exempt for foreign tourists makes it an attractive destination for those who want to travel to Iran from foreign countries.

Therefore, just pick up your passport and take a cheap flight from Doha to Qeshm. Enjoy your cheap hotels and flight and as well as amazing historical and tourist attractions on Qeshm Island.

Hot to Get to Qeshm Island from Qatar

You can reach Qeshm Island either by sea or by air. Thousands of flights land and take off from Qeshm Island daily. Probably the flight from Doha International airport to Qeshm international airport would be the best choice, as it is quite cheap and also it takes less than an hour to get there.

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Flight From Qatar Airport to Qeshm Island Airport (GSM)

The involved parties have decided to launch direct flights between Qeshm Island and Qatar during the world cup 2022 which would be the cheapest and fastest way to reach Qeshm island, alternatively you can take a flight from Qatar to Kish island and then take a ferry or flight from Kish island to Qeshm island. On Exotigo you can search and book all scheduled and chartered flights between Qatar and Qeshm island.

Qeshm Island Hotels Deals for 2022 Football World Cup

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Irman Hotel, Qeshm Iran – Exotigo

You have plenty of choices from a boutique hotel like Irman hotel to a budget-friendly ecolodge like Parviz Lodging. The Prices for a standard double room start from 15 Euro per night up to 100 Euro.

Read also: Best Hotels in Qeshm Island, Iran

Some Tourist Attractions in Qeshm Island

Mangrove Forest, Qeshm island – Iran

Most of the islands including canyons, hills, and valleys are protected as a part of UNESCO as the Qeshm Island Geopark. Besides, Qeshm is an economic free-zone with big shopping centers. It also boasts the local life of native people alongside the wildlife of different types of animals like birds, reptiles, and dolphins. here are the must-see places in Qeshm:

  • Chahkooh Canyon
  • Valley of Stars
  • Mangrove Forest
  • Laft Village
  • Salt Cave
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Laft Village, Qeshm Island-Iran

Read the following article if you are interested to know more about Qeshm island and why Iranian name it wonder island.

Read also: Top things to do in Qeshm island

World Cup 2022 Qatar, Kish and Qeshm Package

There are three packages; 1- Group matches package, 2- Round16 & Quartifinale package and 3- Semi final & final package. All these package are designed carefully to meet all your need for having an amazing world cup experience. While Kish Island will be the place to be for the whole 2022 World Cup, you can add Qeshm Island to your customized itinerary. Kish is amazing for activities and water sports and Qeshm could be an amazing choice for natural wonders.

Click on each following packages to see more detail:

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