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Iran's Antelope Canyon
Surely, You have seen the beautiful pictures of Antelope Canyon tourist destination and were delighted by their beauty and magic. The strange and unique shapes of these rocks, which change color with the rays of light at different times of the day, and the light that shines through the cracks of these rocks and displays the most beautiful lighting in the world, are one of the most beautiful and unforgettable sights that you may witness in your lifetime.

Iran's Antelope Canyon

Due to Iran's special geographical location, Iran has a variety of eco-tourism diversity. This issue has caused various natural phenomena to occur in all parts of the country. Phenomena that are unique and extraordinary in themselves, but similar to each of them exist in different countries of the world. One of the similarities of the geographical phenomena of Iranian tourism is the great similarity between Chahko valley in Qeshm Tourism Island in the south of Iran and Antelope Canyon in the Arizona Valley in America.

Navajo Upper Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon located in the American Southwest, on Navajo land east of Lechee, Arizona. It includes five distinct and scenic sections of slot canyons on the Navajo Reservation. The Navajo name for the canyon is Tsé bighánílíní, which means "the place where the water flows through the rocks (Slot Canyon)". The canyon is also known as The Crack, Rattle Snake Canyon, Owl Canyon, Mountain Sheep Canyon, and The Corkscrew.

Chahkooh Canyon the twin of Antelope Canyon

Chahkooh Canyon the twin of Antelope Canyon
One of the most famous tourist destinations in Qeshm Is the Chahkooh Canyon which is marked as one of the wonders of Qeshm. This amazing valley with 100 M deep and wondering rocky walls, Erosive sedimentary rocks is part of Qeshm Island’s geo park which has also been approved by UNESCO. If you are a rock climber, Chahkooh Canyon is the best destination where you can enjoy tall rocks. This great natural location is located 70 kilometers from the city of Qeshm close to Chahoo Sharghi” (Eastern Chahoo) village in Qeshm Island, Hormozgan.
Since the bottom of this valley has been the place where rainwater flows, the locals have dug wells to use the fresh rainwater, which over time has changed to “mount well”.

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Attractions in Chahkooh Canyon in Qeshm

Attractions in Chahkooh Canyon
Natural attractions and dreamy natural rocky statues each in a breathtaking shape in Chahkooh Canyon are the first interesting thing you can see. Tall walls guard you against the sun outside and help you realize that you are staying away from what is outside. Do not forget to take your camera with you to take awesome photos as a memory of your exploration.
Some untouched places are only possible to see by rock climbing.

How to get to Qeshm Island

How to get to Qeshm Island

By boat
Bandar Abbas is a main big city in the south of Iran, so you can get in from pretty much anywhere in Iran. There are various ferries from Bandar Abbas to Qeshm Island.
A one-way ticket costs about 3 USD and the journey takes around 40 minutes.

By plane
Qeshm Island has an international airport with flights coming from cities like Dubai or Istanbul, as well as other Iranian cities.

What to visit
You can spend three days wandering around the island. These are the top touristic attractions in Qeshm. The island's historical and natural views are so high that it needs a 4 -day tour program. But the most important places on the island are:
Valley Of The Statues (Tandis-Ha), Khorbas Cave, Qeshm Portuguese Castle, Laft Village, Hara Forest Protected Area, Valley of the Stars, Namakdan Salt Cave, Chahkooh Canyon, Jame Mosque Of Qeshm, and Qeshm Traditional Bazaar, ...

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When to Visit Chahkooh Canyon

When to Visit Chahkooh Canyon
January and February are the best time to visit this area. You can also visit the place in other seasons if you can tolerate its hot climate. The valley can protect you from the direct sun but it might be hard to visit other parts of the area.

Where to Stay near Chahkooh Canyon
You have various local houses or eco-lodge options to stay on the east part of Qeshm Island, but Haft Rangoo Ecolodge (budget) is the only house available near Chahkooh Canyon.