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Yazd Old Town

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(75 reviews)
Yazd Old Town, Yazd, Iran
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Yazd is one of the historical towns in Iran, very old and associated with Zoroastrianism, wind towers, silk, sweets, and mud brick houses. In this trip we are going to visit the old city of Yazd which is one the most ancient settlements in the world. According to UNESCO this adobe heart of the town includes house, narrow and roofed alleys, arches, and lovely towers on the roofs. This sun-backed brick towers are called "Badger" and are considered as grand grand ancestors of modern air condition systems. We will walk up to the rooftop of 200 years old building to see the unforgettable view of forest of this towers. This town was one of the main Bazars(markets) during the silk road time, and in this walking tour you will enjoy visiting silk cloth, sweets, and many other handmades in the shops all around the area. We will finish our tour next to the Jame Mosque of Yazd which is like a blue jewel among the islamic buildings in Iran.


Meet Leila Hamzehzadeh

Leila Hamzehzadeh

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.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Yazd 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 content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Yazd. 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 content creator 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 join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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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

Mae R.

11 April 2021

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Debs (Shropshire UK) M.

10 April 2021

Excellent. So interesting and informative. Cańt wait to do more.

David B.

08 April 2021

An excellent tour of an extraordinary city.

Tina L. M.

08 April 2021

Good, but some sound issues which were definitely Leila's end, as they happened every time she flipped the phone - perhaps the mic not plugged in properly, or something like that? The back streets of Yazd are made up of covered walkways to offer shelter from the desert heat - which was interesting, but by the same token you cannot see terribly much when inside. I only noticed by chance that Leila was offering what she called "Wow!" photo opportunities AFTER the official end of the tour. I do very much appreciate guides staying online afterwards to answer any questions. If a tour has accidentally overrun, I also prefer the guide to complete it, rather than exit without finishing. BUT, please don't add extra, unplanned items after the end! If it's such a wow, please include it in the main tour, or in another one - I'd already moved onto another activity, leaving the tab still open in the background, when I heard Leila talking about the "Wow!" photo, and quickly switched back to see stunning views of the mosque, which had not been included in the main tour. I'm sure a lot of people will have missed this - as I almost did myself - because they will have assumed the good bits were finished.

Diane H.

07 April 2021

Very interesting. Liked Leila's presentation.


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