5 days in Iraq Itinerary

5 days in Iraq Itinerary

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Baghdad
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Karbala
— 1 night
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Najaf
— 1 night

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Baghdad

Baghdad ©
It's quite possible that a Baghdad holiday isn't on your list of things to do, but despite the city's reputation for turmoil, it still has plenty to offer to a daring traveler.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Al-Mutanabbi Statue, examine the collection at Iraqi Museum, and then browse the different shops at Al Mansur Mall.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Baghdad trip maker app.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Baghdad is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time to Arabian Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In October in Baghdad, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Karbala.

Things to do in Baghdad

Museums · Shopping
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Specialty Museum
Iraqi Museum
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Shopping Mall
Al Mansur Mall
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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 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tal Al Zainabeiah site, then make a trip to Imam Hussain's Shrine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Abbas Holy Shrine, and finally steep yourself in history at Shrine of the two sons of Muslim Ibn Aqeel.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Karbala trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Baghdad to Karbala takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Karbala are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Najaf.

Things to do in Karbala

Historic Sites
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Religious Site
Al Abbas Holy Shrine
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Religious Site
Tal Al Zainabeiah site
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Najaf

Najaf ©
Najaf ranks among the most frequented places of Islamic pilgrimage in the world.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Shrine Amir al-mo'menin Ali bin Abi Talib peace be upon him, and then don't miss a visit to Great Mosque of Kufa.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Najaf online holiday planner.

Drive from Karbala to Najaf in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Najaf

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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