5 DAY TOUR TO BAGHDAD, NAJAF, AND KARBALA
You will be able to explore the historic cities of Baghdad, Najaf, and Karbala during this 5 days tour to Baghdad. We recommend visiting the unique sites in Karbala (Imam Husayn Shrine) and Najaf (Imam Ali Shrine) on this 5-day Iraq itinerary beginning from Baghdad.
Dive into some of the most profound religious and historical sites in southern Iraq, such as Babylon. Traveling to Iraq is usually an exciting adventure. Join us on this exclusive tour of the country. Consider a 5-day adventure through Iraq’s rich cultural and historical monuments, beginning in the bustling city of Baghdad. Baghdad, Iraq’s capital, has a rich history reaching back to the 8th century and has been a center of culture and study.
You will have the opportunity to see the famous cities of Najaf and Karbala on this tour. Najaf is noted for its one-of-a-kind shrines, such as the Imam Ali Shrine, which houses the tomb of Ali, the first Shia Imam.
After visiting Karbala, which is also recognized for its distinctive shrines, such as the Imam Husayn Shrine, which is the burial of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson.
Both shrines are important pilgrimage destinations for Shia Muslims. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of southern Iraq as we take you to some of the deepest religious and historical sites, including Babylon. This ancient city was once one of the most powerful towns in the ancient world, as evidenced by its spectacular ruins and historical significance.
DAY 1: (ARRIVAL AND HOTEL TRANSFER AT BAGHDAD)
Baghdad International Airport arrival. Meet our transfer operator, who will transport you directly to the hotel. Assume you select the Baghdad morning arrival. In such a scenario, you will have included a full-day Baghdad city tour, which will take you immediately from the airport to the city’s most important sites. This will be an exciting start to your 5 days tour to Baghdad. Starting your tour by exploring one of the dynamic cities of Iraq will definitely make you happy and you won’t feel tired while exploring the city. Although once you check in to your hotel you might want to just hit the bed.
DAY 2: (EXPLORING BAGHDAD A LITTLE MORE)
This is the day you go to the famous site of Babylon’s old city. After a guided tour of the archaeological site, you will drive up the hill to Saddam Hussein’s abandoned palace. You visit the Borsippa Ziggurat, also known as Birs Nimrud, before traveling to Karbala. Borsippa was a significant Sumerian city. Borsippa’s temple to Nabu was demolished in 484 BC during the suppression of an insurrection against Achaemenid king Xerxes. Take the road to Karbala.
DAY 3: (KARBALA, AL-KILIF, NAJAF)
On your day 3 of a 5-day tour to Baghdad, you will proceed from Karbala to Najaf, stopping at Al Kifl to see Ezekiel’s Tomb. Visit the most important religious sites in Iraq, Imam Ali Mosque and Wadi Al-Salam Cemetery, one of the world’s largest cemeteries, in Najaf.
DAY 4: (MORE ON EXPLORING BAGHDAD)
Baghdad visits for the entire day. Baghdad is a city rich in tourism, so it would not be fair to just visit it in one day. So dividing your tour plan in a way that you explore other cities and explore the whole of Baghdad will definitely be worth it for your 5 days tour to Baghdad.
DAY 5: (DEPARTURE AND AIRPORT TRANSFER)
Prepare your belongings, eat breakfast, and prepare to go back home. Transfer to the airport at a time convenient for your flight and agreed upon with the local guide. That’s a wrap-up to your 5-day tour to Baghdad. Hope you will enjoy your trip.