Qeshm is Iran’s largest island located on the strait of Hormoz in Persian Gulf. Qeshm is one of Iran’s most popular destinations among travelers with so many attractions and scenery. This fascinating island which is located in the southern part of Iran has so many attractions that is known as a natural collection of magnificent landscapes. Unlike the beauty and charm of Qeshm island, a lot of its landscapes are unexplored and unknown among tourists and foreigners. One of these stunning landmarks that is unknown by visitors is the roof of Qeshm.
The roof of Qeshm or Bam-e Qeshm is a picturesque landscape located on the western part of this island. the roof of Qeshm is a part of Qeshm geopark and the highest place on the island. it is known as the roof of Qeshm because you can see all of the island’s main lands while you are standing on this landmark. Bam Qeshm provides a panoramic view of the whole island. in this article, we are going to talk about the roof of Qeshm and introduce this wonderful and unknown landmark.
Accessibility and timings of Qeshm roof
Qeshm roof or Bam Qeshm is one of Qeshm geopark’s sites that were recognized and collected by UNESCO. Qeshm geopark has 25 sites that are all known as the national geopark of this land. Qeshm geopark is the first and only geopark in Middle east.
Location: Iran, Hormozgan province, near Salakh village.
Qeshm roof is open 24 hours. But the timings might differ on some national holidays based on Iran’s calendar.
For getting to Qeshm roof or Bam Qeshm you have to start at your destination from Qeshm island. Bam Qeshm is located in the western part of the island. you can drive or take a cab to take you to Bam Qeshm. There’s a more exciting option for you and that is taking a handicraft. If you take this option you will enjoy the road as much as the destination.
Best time for visiting Qeshm roof
Qeshm has a tropical climate that gets insufferable in hot seasons mostly summer. On the other hand, the roof of Qeshm is an outdoor landscape that has no trees or natural things to create a natural roof for you to protect you from the sun. based on the given information you have to agree with me that it is almost impossible to visit Qeshm roof in hot seasons mostly summer.
Regarding the given facts about Bam Qeshm, you have to visit this charming place in the cold seasons. There’s another risky option that you can take if you are traveling to this island in the summer. You can visit the roof of Qeshm at night but it gets a little creepy at night.
Needed equipment for visiting Qeshm roof
The roof of Qeshm is a tourist place but there’s no shop, restaurant, or café in this place. So please bring enough drink and food with you. At the roof of Qeshm, you are under the attack of heat and direct sunlight so please bring water, sunglasses, a cap, and sunblock to avoid the heat and its consequences.
Another must-have thing for a visit to the roof of Qeshm is hiking shoes. You have to walk a lot; even hike a part of your path to the top of Bam Qeshm so be prepared for that.
Some facts you didn’t know about Qeshm roof
- If you have acrophobia you probably shouldn’t go to Bam Qeshm. Qeshm roof is the highest place on this island.
- Visiting the roof of Qeshm on hot days may cause heatstroke so come prepared to prevent that.
- Early in the morning and evenings are the perfect time for visiting Bam Qeshm.
- You can wear summer clothes when you visit Bam Qeshm in winter.
Final words about the roof of Qeshm
The roof of Qeshm is a picturesque landmark on the magical Qeshm island and one of Qeshm geopark’s natural sites. If you are planning a trip to this magical island, we highly recommend that you visit this undiscovered landscape.