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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.