9 days in Karbala Itinerary

9 days in Karbala Itinerary

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Karbala ©
Karbala is a city in central Iraq, located about 100km southwest of Baghdad, and a few miles east of Lake Milh. Change things up with these side-trips from Karbala: Najaf (Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery & Shrine Amir al-mo'menin Ali bin Abi Talib peace be upon him), Babylon (in Al Hillah) and Kufa (Al Sahlah Great Mosque, Masjid Hannana, &more). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imam Hussain's Shrine and make a trip to Shrine of the two sons of Muslim Ibn Aqeel.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Karbala tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Baghdad International Airport and Al Najaf International Airport. March in Karbala sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Karbala

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kufa, Najaf, Babylon
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Imam Hussain's Shrine ©
Imam Hussain's Shrine
Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery ©
Wadi Al-Salaam Cemetery