5 days in Iraq Itinerary

5 days in Iraq Itinerary

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Karbala
— 1 day
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Erbil
— 2 nights

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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 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Abbas Holy Shrine and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imam Hussain's Shrine.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Karbala road trip app.

Sydney, Australia to Karbala is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Arabian Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Karbala. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Erbil.

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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Erbil

Erbil ©

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The capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, Erbil occupies perhaps the longest-inhabited land in the world, with the earliest human settlement here possibly dating back to 5000 BCE.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll around Sami Abdulrahman Park, steep yourself in history at Erbil Citadel, and then browse the different shops at Family Mall.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Erbil tour planner.

You can fly from Karbala to Erbil in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Karbala in March, with highs in Erbil at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Erbil

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Kurdish Textile Museum ©
Kurdish Textile Museum
Erbil Citadel ©
Erbil Citadel
Family Mall ©
Family Mall