7 Days trip in Iraq

Budget: 0 USD - 1000 USD Cultural experiences Festivals/events Food exploration Spa and wellness retreats City sightseeing
Iraqcover image

Iraq is a country in Western Asia with a diverse geography and rich history. It is home to a population of around 40 million people, with a rich culture influenced by its ancient and Islamic heritage.

General Infomation

Exchange Rate of 1 USD to IQD
IQD 1,310
️ 17.95°C
Best Way to Get Around

Day 1

  1. Imam Hussain Shrine

    120 minutes

    Visit one of the most important Shia Muslim pilgrimage sites, the mausoleum of Imam Hussain and explore the beauty and intricate details of the shrine.

  2. Al-Abbas Holy Shrine

    120 minutes

    Another important Shia Muslim holy site, this shrine is dedicated to Hazrat Abbas ibn Ali, half-brother of Imam Hussain. Enjoy exploring the beautiful architecture and learning about the history behind the site.

  3. Mawakib Al-Abbas

    150 minutes

    Experience the vibrant Shia culture and immerse yourself in the religious passion during the commemoration of Ashura by attending the Mawakib Al-Abbas; this is a colorful procession of participants carrying flags and banners while chanting religious hymns.

Day 2

  1. Al Abbasiya Mosque

    120 minutes

    Visit the mosque that was built by Abbasid Caliph Al-Mutawakkil in the late 9th century. Admire the intricate architecture of the mosque and learn about its rich history.

  2. Karbala Museum

    120 minutes

    Gain insight into the rich history of Karbala, from the time of the Babylonians to modern day Iraq, by visiting the Karbala Museum. With displays that include rare stone carvings, tribal costumes, and traditional weaponry, a visit to this museum is a fascinating experience.

  3. Al-Mowasah Hospital

    90 minutes

    After a day of sightseeing, take some time to indulge and relax at Al-Mowasah Hospital's wellness center. Enjoy a relaxing massage and rejuvenating traditional spa treatments at this luxurious facility.

Day 3

  1. Al-Tariq Mosque

    180 minutes

    Take a day trip to the nearby city of Najaf and visit Al-Tariq Mosque, one of the holiest Shia sites and the final resting place of Ali ibn Abi Talib, the first Shia Imam. Admire the beautiful mosque architecture and learn about the Shia history and culture.

  2. Najaf Bazaar

    120 minutes

    Enjoy a walk through Najaf's bustling bazaar, where you can find a variety of traditional handicrafts and delicious local foods. Sample some of the popular street food, such as moutabal (smoked eggplant dip) and shawarma (grilled meat wraps).

  3. Shanashel Palace

    150 minutes

    End the day in luxury by dining at Shanashel Palace, a beautiful restaurant that offers a variety of Middle Eastern and international dishes. Enjoy their famous grilled meat platters and end the meal with a traditional Iraqi dessert.

Day 4

  1. Wadi Al-Salam Cemetery

    120 minutes

    Visit the world's largest cemetery, which is located in Najaf. The cemetery is the final resting place for many Shia noble personalities including Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Explore the beautiful tombs, mausoleums, and the gorgeous gardens of the cemetery.

  2. Al-Masjid Al-Kufa

    120 minutes

    Visit the historic mosque named for the nearby city of Kufa. Al-Masjid Al-Kufa is another important Shia Muslim pilgrimage site and also famous for its role in Islamic history.

  3. Al-Seraj Mall

    120 minutes

    End the day by visiting the modern and luxurious Al-Seraj Mall. This mall has a variety of high-end and luxury stores, as well as cinemas and restaurants, making it a great place to relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing.

Day 5

  1. Al Hussein Holy Mosque

    120 minutes

    Visit the holy mosque built to honor Hazrat Abbas ibn Ali and his son Imam Al-Hussien . Admire the beautiful mosque architecture and learn about the rich history of Karbala.

  2. Hammam Al-Huseini

    120 minutes

    Experience an authentic traditional Iraqi spa at Hammam Al-Huseini. Enjoy the beautiful mosaic art while feeling rejuvenated by the scrub, bath, and massage, luxuriate yourself here in the very public bath that Saddam Hussein visited.

  3. Old Market (Souq)

    150 minutes

    End the day by visiting the traditional old market, where you can buy locally-made souvenirs and handmade goods. The market also has a wide range of traditional Iraqi foods, from sweets to savory snacks to indulge our cravings.

Day 6

  1. Karbala International Stadium

    120 minutes

    Sport enthusiast? Visit the Karbala International Stadium. Admire the amazing all-seater stadium that has been known to promote peace in the region, and learn about the role of soccer in the local culture.

  2. Babylon Gate

    120 minutes

    Visit the ancient Babylon Gate, which was constructed in 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar. The gate served as an entrance to the ancient city of Kish, and today it stands as a testament to the region's rich ancient history.

  3. Eastern Pavillion Restaurant

    150 minutes

    End the day with some delicious traditional Arabic cuisine at the Eastern Pavillion Restaurant. Enjoy the mix of kebabs, koftas, and baked goods, and don't miss their famous bread, which is served fresh and warm in the evenings.

Day 7

  1. Ward Al-Salam Park

    180 minutes

    Visit one of Karbala's most beautiful parks, the Ward Al-Salam Park. Relax in the peaceful atmosphere and enjoy the beautiful greenery, birds, and a lovely lake surrounded by picturesque swans.

  2. Zain Al-Abideen Cave

    120 minutes

    Take a day trip to Samarra, and visit the famous Zain Al-Abideen Cave, which is a shrine dedicated to the great-grandson of the Prophet, Ali bin Husayn. From the cave, there's a great view of the city and its surroundings.

  3. Shaam Al-Maghreb

    150 minutes

    End the day with some delicious Moroccan food at Shaam Al-Maghreb. With dishes such as tagine, couscous, and kebabs, it's the perfect ending to exploring this beautiful and historic part of Iraq.

Estimated Cost (USD)


10-15 USD per night
Budget Hotel
20-30 USD per night
30-50 USD per night


1-2 USD per ride
Local Bus
0.5-1 USD per ride
Bicycle Rental
5-10 USD per day


Street Food
2-3 USD per meal
Local Restaurant
5-10 USD per meal
Fine Dining
30-50 USD per meal


Shrine Visits
0 (Free)
Local Market Exploration
3-5 USD for shopping and trying local delicacies
SPAs and Wellness Retreats
50-70 USD per session

© 2024 Wonderplan. A product of Sonderbase Technologies.