Oasis Hostel is located in the center of YAZD’s Old Town. The beautifully restored historic building has a classic central courtyard garden with a basin, cooling the atmosphere in YAZD hot climate. It is used as a community area. Like most historic houses, it offers a variety of rooms on three basement levels. These “SARDABS” are well tempered throughout the year. A “QANAT” even supplies rooms and courtyards with fresh water basins. Room prices range from 25 USD for a single room to 60 USD for a four person room. Sleeping is on mattresses. Oasis Hostel offers shared bathrooms with sitting toilets and a washing machine. Free WiFi is offered throughout. Breakfast is included and delicious lunch and dinner are optionally available. Free tea is of course served at all times. Most of YAZD’s major sights are within walking distance of the hostel, including the beautiful Masjed Jameh Mosque, the Amir Chakhmaq Hosseinieh or the Mausoleum of Saint Sayyed Roknaddin. English is spoken, and Alec, the manager offers tours to the surrounding deserts and hills on a 4WD Jeep, according to guests’ personal wishes. A night out with a fire in the desert is an experience you will never forget. Adventurous minds might enjoy a spectacular ride across the sandy dunes. Of course, hiking tours to the mountains around YAZD are astounding as well. Furthermore, Alec is a professional paragliding pilot and is able to guide paragliders to the flying spots around YAZD and all over Iran. Only 10 minutes ride from Yazd you will enjoy some of the world’s best ridge soaring in the hills of ARDESHIR. Other options include thermallin at the cliffs of TAFT spectacular mountainside. Some of the best XC Pilots in Iran take off here.