4 days in Iraq Itinerary

4 days in Iraq Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kufa
— Few hours
2
Al Hillah
— Few hours
3
Karbala
— 1 night
4
Najaf
— Few hours

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Kufa

Kufa ©
Kufa is a city in Iraq, about 170km south of Baghdad, and 10km northeast of Najaf. On the 14th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at House of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Taleb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Sahlah Great Mosque, and then don't miss a visit to Great Mosque of Kufa.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Kufa itinerary app.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Kufa is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Arabian Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in January; daily highs in Kufa reach 20°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Al Hillah.

Things to do in Kufa

Museums · Historic Sites
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Al Sahlah Great Mosque ©
Al Sahlah Great Mosque
Great Mosque of Kufa ©
Great Mosque of Kufa

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Al Hillah

Al Hillah ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Babylon.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Al Hillah trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kufa to Al Hillah takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Al Hillah can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 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

Historic Sites
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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 other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Karbala visit planner.

Getting from Al Hillah to Karbala by car takes about an hour. In January, daytime highs in Karbala are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Najaf trip planning website.

You can drive from Karbala to Najaf in an hour. In January in Najaf, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 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