4 days in Iraq Itinerary

4 days in Iraq Itinerary

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4 days in Iraq Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Kufa
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Al Hillah
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
3
Karbala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Najaf
— Few hours
Fly:  23​h
End: Jakarta

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Kufa

Kufa ©
Kufa is a city in Iraq, about 170km south of Baghdad, and 10km northeast of Najaf. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Maytham al-Tammar Shrine, take an in-depth tour of House of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Taleb, then make a trip to Al Sahlah Great Mosque, and finally don't miss a visit to Great Mosque of Kufa.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kufa tour planning website .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Kufa is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Jakarta to Kufa due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in January, with highs in Kufa at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Al Hillah.

Things to do in Kufa

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Al Sahlah Great Mosque ©
Al Sahlah Great Mosque
Great Mosque of Kufa ©
Great Mosque of Kufa
Maytham al-Tammar Shrine ©
Maytham al-Tammar Shrine

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Al Hillah

Al Hillah ©
For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Al Hillah vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Kufa to Al Hillah takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Al Hillah are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Karbala.

Things to do in Al Hillah

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Babylon ©
Babylon

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Karbala

Karbala ©
Karbala is a city in central Iraq, located about 100km southwest of Baghdad, and a few miles east of Lake Milh. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Abbas Holy Shrine and then make a trip to Imam Hussain's Shrine.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Karbala trip planner.

Traveling by car from Al Hillah to Karbala takes an hour. In January in Karbala, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Najaf.

Things to do in Karbala

Historic Sites
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Imam Hussain's Shrine ©
Imam Hussain's Shrine
Al Abbas Holy Shrine ©
Al Abbas Holy Shrine

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Najaf

Najaf ©
Najaf ranks among the most frequented places of Islamic pilgrimage in the world.
To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Najaf trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Karbala to Najaf in 1.5 hours. January in Najaf sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Najaf

Historic Sites
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Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery ©
Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery

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