Pilgrimage to Najaf and Karbala
Day 1: Flight to Najaf
Meeting at Bagdad airport to Najaf or meeting at Najaf Airport.
Day 2: Najaf
Visiting the holly tomb of Imam Ali ( peace be upon him) the cousin of prophet Mohammad,
one of great rulers of Islam, at the beginning you can see the attractive golden
tomb of the shrine which brings you back to the first time of Islam, Adam and Noah
were buried, at the same place. Close to Imam Ali you find Najaf famous market.
Lunch will be at 1:00 pm. having break in the hotel. After that, halt in Najaf market
and coming back to have diner in the hotel.
Day 3: Najaf - Kufa - Najaf
Departure to Kufa, (10 km) far from Najaf, which is the capital of Islam during
Imam Ali era. In Kufa you find Kufa historical mosque, which is a very fantastic
and spiritual place. Inside limits of the mosque you can see a lot of sacred spots
which represent certain events and personalities. We continue to visit Muslem Ibn
Aqeel, Imam Hussain messenger to kufa people, also we can visit Imam Ali historical
house, Maitham altamaar mosque, Hani ibn Irwa mosque, Alimara palace, the place
where Imam Hussain enemy ruling their affairs, can be seen in the same area. Having
lunch at 1:30 pm.
We move by bus to Al sahla mosque, where a lot of islamec historical places to visit,
including Imam mahdi place, prophet Ibraham place and many other holy spots. Coming
back to the hotel and having diner.
Day 4: Najaf to Karbala
In the early morning departure to Karbala (90 km) far from Najaf. Having break in
the hotel and lunch at 1:00 pm. Visiting Imam Hussein holly shrine, you can see
inside the shrine, his son Ali Akbar, his close follower Habeeb ibn Mudahir, the
place where Imam Hussain head was cut. Then continue our tour for visiting Imam
Abass who considered the most important character after Imam Hussain. Coming back
to hotel to have dinner at 7: 30.
Day 5: Karbala
Going to Al Hur alriyahi ( A brave leader took a great role in the battle of Karbala
with Imam Hussain) ( 10 km) far from Karbala, after that coming back to Karbal to
the restaurant at 1:30 pm and taking break in the hotel. Taking tour in Karbala
city and coming back to the hotel to have dinner at 7:30 pm.
Day 6: Karbala
Visiting Imam Mahdi place, Zainabi hill ( the place where Zainab, sister of Imam
Hussain, was standing and observing the battle of karbala).. continue to visit the
site where Imam Abass hands were cut, Imam Hussain camp and halt in karbala markets.
Having lunch at 1:00 pm and break in the hotel. After that, farewell to Imam hussain
and Abass and go back to have diner at 7:30 pm.
Day 7: Departure
Leaving Karbala to Baghdad airport.