5-day tour in Iraq – Classic + Samarra

5 Days

Join us on the unforgettable 5-day Classic + Samarra tour and discover the timeless treasures of Iraq. Delve into the depths of history and spirituality as you explore iconic landmarks in Baghdad, awe-inspiring archaeological wonders in Babylon, and revered shrines in Karbala. Witness the profound beauty of Najaf’s Imam Ali Shrine and be mesmerized by the grandeur of Samarra’s Great Mosque. Uncover the hidden gems of Baghdad through a captivating city tour. Experience a remarkable journey that seamlessly blends history, culture, and spirituality, leaving an indelible mark in the heart of Iraq.

5-day tour in Iraq - Classic + Samarra
5-day tour in Iraq - Classic + Samarra Baghdad Iraq

Iraq private tour. Pick up & drop off Baghdad airport - Visit Najaf, Karbala, Babylon. Driver + English-speaking guide


Product Brand: RJ Travel - Tour Operator

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Product Price: 988

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On Day 1, you’ll arrive in Baghdad in the afternoon. Our team will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel, ensuring a hassle-free start to your stay. Relax and settle into your accommodations before beginning your Baghdad adventure.

On Day 2, prepare for an exciting exploration day in Baghdad. In the morning, you’ll embark on a city tour, immersing yourself in the rich history and culture of the Iraqi capital. Visit iconic landmarks like the Al-Mustansiriya University and the famous Baghdad Clock Tower.

Afterward, you’ll journey to the ancient city of Babylon, an archaeological wonder. Explore the remains of this once-mighty civilization, including the Ishtar Gate and the Hanging Gardens. Marvel at the impressive historical artifacts and gain insight into the fascinating past of Babylon.

The day concludes with a visit to Karbala, a sacred city for Shia Muslims. Pay your respects at the holy shrines of Imam Hussein and Abbas ibn Ali, and experience the spiritual atmosphere that surrounds these revered sites.

Day 2 promises an enriching and captivating adventure, as you uncover the ancient wonders of Babylon and immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of Baghdad and Karbala.

On Day 3, your journey focuses on the holy cities of Karbala and Najaf before returning to Baghdad for an afternoon city tour.

Start your day in Karbala, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore further and deepen your understanding of its religious significance. Visit the mausoleums of Imam Hussein and Abbas ibn Ali, witnessing the devotion and spirituality of pilgrims worldwide.

Next, you’ll travel to Najaf, another sacred city for Shia Muslims. Explore the grandeur of the Imam Ali Shrine, a magnificent architectural masterpiece that holds immense religious importance. Take in the peaceful ambiance and learn about this revered site’s rich history and teachings.

In the afternoon, you’ll return to Baghdad for a city tour. Discover the modern side of the city, as well as its historical landmarks. Marvel at the imposing Al-Mansur Grand Mosque, stroll along the vibrant Al-Mutanabbi Street and visit the National Museum of Iraq to witness the country’s rich cultural heritage.

Day 3 provides a unique blend of spiritual exploration in Karbala and Najaf, followed by an afternoon tour of Baghdad, showcasing the city’s diverse offerings. Immerse yourself in Iraq’s religious and cultural tapestry as you continue your journey of discovery.

On Day 4, your itinerary takes you from Baghdad to the historic city of Samarra before returning to Baghdad for an afternoon city tour.

Begin your day by departing from Baghdad and embarking on a journey to Samarra, a city steeped in history and architectural marvels. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Great Mosque of Samarra, renowned for its iconic spiral minaret and intricate designs. Consider the ancient remnants and gain insight into the city’s glorious past.

After your exploration in Samarra, return to Baghdad for an afternoon city tour. Dive into the bustling streets, where modernity and tradition coexist. Discover architectural gems like the Al-Kadhimiya Mosque and the Baghdad Fortress. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local markets, absorbing the city’s sights, sounds, and flavors.

Day 4 offers a unique combination of historical exploration in Samarra, followed by an afternoon tour of Baghdad’s various landmarks. Experience the grandeur of the past and the vibrancy of the present as you uncover the layers of history and culture in this beautiful region.

On Day 5, it’s time to bid farewell to Baghdad as your journey ends. In the morning, our team will arrange a convenient airport transfer for your departure, ensuring a seamless end to your visit. As you travel to the airport, take a moment to reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you’ve gathered during your time in Iraq.

We sincerely hope your Baghdad stay has been enjoyable, enlightening, and filled with enriching experiences. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional service, and we hope that our efforts have contributed to a memorable and rewarding journey for you.

As you embark on your onward travels, we are grateful for choosing our services. Should you wish to explore more of the region or require any assistance in the future, we are always here to help. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your travel experience, and we wish you safe travels and extraordinary adventures ahead.

  •  This is a private Iraq tour package.
  •  We can pick you up at Baghdad airport or at Najaf international airport. If the tour starts in Najaf, the order of the itinerary will differ.
  •  European Union citizens, United States, United Kingdom, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, and Switzerland, can make the Iraq visa on arrival with our tour voucher.
  •  Your passport must be valid for at least six months.
  •  We were in Iraq preparing this trip for you. Our destination manager was in Iraq recently preparing this tour, so you can safely enjoy your holidays in Iraq. This way, we know what to expect and ensure the best service with reliable, updated information.


  • Multi-day private tour in Iraq.
  • Baghdad airport pick up and drop off.
  • Iraq road check-points clearance.
  • Iraq visa on arrival at Baghdad airport.
  • English-speaking guide.


  • 5 days in Iraq.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Entrance and departure taxes.
  • All transportation with driver.
  • English-speaking guide at all times.
  • All accommodations in 4* hotel with breakfast.
  • All documents to get visa on arrival (only permitted nationalities).

Not included

  • International flights.
  • Travel insurance (optional and available).
  • All lunches and dinners (optional as extra).
  • Tips and other gratuities.
  • Drinks, personal expenses.
  • Admission fees to museums and monuments ($20 Usd to $25 Usd per monument paid on the spot).
  • English-speaking guide (optional as extra).
  • All not mentioned as “included”.

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5-day tour in Iraq – Classic + Samarra
Group Discount Available
From $988
/ Adult
  • Baghdad
  • Baghdad
  • 4-star hotels
  • Included
  • Sedan or SUV
  • Baghdad, Babylon, Karbala, Najaf, Samarra

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