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Persian Gulf - Persian Gulf Local Market

Persian Gulf Local Market

(11 reviews)
Bandar Abbas, Persian Gulf, Iran
30 mins

About the tour

Don't miss your chance to visit a live and authentic local market while the technology is speeding up and the markets turns to be online. Persian Gulf local markets have a great business hub during a history. From an ancient time, the markets in this area had been connecting markets of east and west. The traders would bring spices, clothes, silk and whatever they could find in India, china, and other East Asian countries' markets and trade it with western products. Beside foreign traders locals were busy with their own small markets of fruits, vegetables, and handicrafts. Women were not exceptional in this trading corners of Persian Gulf. In this tour we are going to visit Bandar Abbas Local Market, where men still shout to advertise the fish they catch from the Gulf, women sell the vegetables and fruits of their small farms, handmade golden embroidered clothes, snacks and flowers. We are going to wander in narrow streets of the markets which makes it the most famous in the country. There is also an Indian Temple next to the market.

Meet your local guide


Leila is from a country that is like a secret box for many people in the world, Iran. Guiding a tours from different countries in Iran made her to understand how mysterious this country is for outsiders. She believes visiting Iran is not just visiting famous sight seeing you must feel how easy and fun the traveling is in Iran. You will travel to the unknown corners of the country and touch real Iran. 20 years of experience in guiding almost in every corner of the country plus her academic and technical knowledge will make your trip unforgettable. She is both culture and nature guide, you will enjoy both the history and landscapes in her tours.

Leila has been guiding since May 1999

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Persian Gulf with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Persian Gulf. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Rachael B.

29 March 2021

Always good to look around a market.

David W.

29 March 2021

Interesting as always

Pauline G.

29 March 2021

Really enjoyable and informative

Kathryn H.

29 March 2021

Thank you Leila, that was a very interesting and colourful tour. You explain everything so clearly, it's a joy to listen to you. You've opened my eyes to a county and a people that I knew nothing about (only what we hear in the news). Thank you so much!

Jane A.

29 March 2021

Interesting tour of the markets, thank you

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