Iraq Tours From the UK

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If you’ve ever wondered, “Can I travel to Iraq from the UK?” or have been searching for captivating Iraq tours from the UK, look no further. RJ Travel LLC, a specialist adventure tour operator, is here to provide you with a unique adventure that takes you deep into the heart of this enigmatic Middle Eastern country. In this article, we’ll explore the wonders of Iraq, the tour packages we offer, and everything you need to know to embark on this incredible journey.

Discovering Iraq

Iraq is a unique corner of the Middle East, rich in history and cultural diversity. From cities that date back 6,000 years to the poignant events of the 21st century, this land has seen the rise and fall of some of the world’s greatest empires, leaving an indelible mark.

The cultural amalgam in Iraq is as fascinating as its people, who welcome you to their enigmatic land. From the infancy of the Christian church to the magnificence of Islamic glories and ancient religions that date back over 4,000 years, Iraq offers a captivating tapestry of history and culture.

What to See on Our Iraq Tours

Our Iraq tours from the UK promise to be an unforgettable experience.

  1. Baghdad: Delve into the bustling streets of Iraq’s capital, where ancient and modern coexist harmoniously. Explore historical sites, markets, and the vibrant culture of this dynamic city.
  2. Mosul: Marvel at the historic city of Mosul, known for its resilience and remarkable archaeological sites that showcase Iraq’s enduring history.
  3. Hatra: Step back in time as you explore Hatra, an ancient city renowned for its impressive ruins and well-preserved architecture, offering a glimpse into Iraq’s glorious past.
  4. Mesopotamian Marshes: Venture into the unique wetlands of the Mesopotamian Marshes, where timeless traditions and natural wonders await. Discover the unique way of life of the Marsh Arabs and witness the stunning landscapes.
  5. Najaf: Experience a spiritual awakening in Najaf, one of Iraq’s holiest cities. Explore its sacred shrines and delve into the rich religious history of the region.
  6. Karbala: Pay your respects in the holy city of Karbala, deeply rooted in the Shia Muslim faith. Visit the revered shrines and immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere.
  7. Kurdistan Region: Uncover the fascinating Kurdistan Region, an autonomous area in northern Iraq known for its unique culture and history. Explore its scenic landscapes, traditions, and warm hospitality.
  8. Erbil: Explore the Citadel of Erbil, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that stands as a testament to the region’s rich history. Wander through its ancient streets and admire its historical significance.
  9. Samarra: Discover the beautiful old city of Samarra, another UNESCO site in Iraq that offers a glimpse into Iraq’s historical treasures, including its iconic spiral minaret.
  10. Babylon: Explore the ancient city of Babylon, where Alexander the Great spent his last days. Walk among the ruins and archaeological sites that tell the tale of this legendary city.
  11. Ur: Tour the archaeological city of Ur, believed to be the birthplace of the prophet Abraham. Explore the historical significance of this ancient site.

How to Get an Iraq Visa from the UK

Getting an Iraq visa from the UK is a straightforward process when you book your tour with RJ Travel LLC. We provide you with the necessary trip voucher and a Baghdad hotel booking in agreed accommodation, which is essential for receiving a Iraq visa on arrival.

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Tour Options

We offer a range of tour options to suit your preferences. Our private tours range from 4 to 10 days, departing from Baghdad. For a cost-effective option, consider joining one of our monthly guaranteed departures for a group tour. You can even opt for a single room supplement, ensuring your own private space throughout the journey.

Iraq Group Tours from the UK

Iraq Group Tours
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Iraq Private Tours from the UK

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, 9 Days – 8 Nights 1-7 People

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, 7 Days – 6 Nights 1-7 People

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, 6 Days – 5 Nights 1-7 People

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, 6 Days – 5 Nights 1-7 People

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, 4 Days – 3 Nights 1-7 People

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Flying from the UK to Baghdad

Flying from the UK to Baghdad
Flying from the UK to Baghdad

Flying from the UK to Baghdad offers various options in terms of airports, airlines, and prices.

Airports and Airlines

  • Departure Airports: Flights to Baghdad depart from several London airports including London City, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stansted, and Southend.
  • Arrival Airport: Flights land at Baghdad International Airport.
  • Airlines: Major airlines flying this route include Turkish Airlines, EgyptAir, Qatar Airways, and Emirates. British Airways and Air Arabia also offer flights to Baghdad.
  • Stopovers: Popular stopover cities include Istanbul and Amman.

Flight Duration

  • Average Duration: The flight time from London to Baghdad averages around 7 hours and 53 minutes, but this can vary depending on the route and stopovers.


  • Flight Prices: Prices start as low as £85, but they can vary greatly depending on the time of booking, the airline, and the route taken. For instance, flights with Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines can average around £578 and £543 respectively.

Best Time to Book and Travel

  • Booking: Prices and availability can change, so it’s a good idea to use flight search engines like KAYAK or Skyscanner to compare prices and options.
  • Travel Season: The busiest time to fly from London to Baghdad is in October.

Remember, flight details and prices can change, so it’s always best to check the latest information close to your planned travel date. For more detailed information and to book your flight, you can visit websites like Skyscanner, KAYAK, or eDreams.

Iraq Trip Costs and Expenses

While exploring Iraq, you’ll encounter various expenses. Typically, museum and monument entry fees range from $20 to $25, and you’ll pay these fees upon arrival. Depending on availability, you may visit multiple sites during your trip.

For a unique experience, take a boat trip through the marshes, which costs approximately $25 and includes a delicious lunch of locally caught fresh fish.

Iraq offers a wide range of culinary experiences. The food from Iraq is delicious and you can get street food options can cost around $5 for a quick lunch, while upscale restaurants may charge up to $30 per meal. We recommend bringing approximately $10 to $30 per meal, depending on your dining preferences.

Iraq Accommodation

Our tours include accommodation in carefully selected 4-star hotels with distinct Iraqi styles. These hotels offer comfortable rooms with private bathrooms and breakfast included. We prioritize prime locations, high-level security, and well-trained staff to ensure your safety and comfort throughout your stay.

Booking Your Iraq Tour

To secure your reservation, we require an initial deposit, which can be made through our secure online payment portal. The remaining payment can be made in cash to our team in Baghdad, with specific requirements for the denomination of banknotes.

Important Information

Before embarking on your Iraq tour, there are crucial details to keep in mind:

  1. Travel Considerations and Regulations: Understand specific travel restrictions, including evidence of travel to Israel or self-governed territories, which can result in entry denial at Iraqi ports.
  2. Tour Itinerary: Be aware that the tour itinerary may change due to political situations, weather, or unforeseen events. In the event of serious threats to safety, the tour may be canceled.
  3. Cultural and Local Norms: Respect local customs, including restrictions on alcohol, dress codes in sacred cities, and other cultural norms.
  4. Safety and Security for Women Travelers: We prioritize the safety of all travelers, especially women, and provide qualified guides who understand cultural sensitivities.
  5. Domestic Flight Travel: Our itineraries do not include domestic flights within Iraq, as schedules are unpredictable.
  6. Drinking Water: Drink bottled water during your stay for safety.
  7. Photography Etiquette: Respect privacy and ask for permission before taking photos.
  8. Airport Transfers: Look for our designated transfer operators upon arrival for a smooth start to your journey.

Safety and Travel in Iraq

Contrary to misconceptions, Iraq is a safe country with friendly locals and low crime rates towards tourists. Travelers are encouraged to stay open-minded and embrace this fantastic destination while cooperating with guides during emergencies.

In Conclusion

Embarking on Iraq tours from the UK with RJ Travel LLC offers a unique opportunity to explore a land of rich history and culture. With our carefully crafted tours, experienced guides, and seamless visa assistance, your adventure in Iraq promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Book your tour today and discover the treasures of this remarkable country!