5-day Iraq tour to Baghdad, Karbala, and Najaf

5 Days

On this 5 day trip to Iraq, you will be able to visit the famous cities of Baghdad, Najaf, and Karbala. On this 5 day Iraq tour departing from Baghdad, we propose visiting the one-of-a-kind shrines in Karbala (Imam Husayn Shrine) and Najaf (Imam Ali Shrine).

Dive into some of southern Iraq’s most profound religious spots and historical places, such as Babylon. Traveling to Iraq is always a great experience. Join us on this private tour around the country.

Imagine exploring the rich cultural and historical sites of Iraq on a 5-day journey starting from the bustling city of Baghdad. Known as the capital of Iraq, Baghdad has a long history dating back to the 8th century and has been a center of culture and learning.

On this tour you’ll have the opportunity to visit the famous cities of Najaf and Karbala. Najaf is known for its unique shrines, such as the Imam Ali Shrine which is the tomb of the first Shia Imam, Ali. After you visit Karbala which is also known for its unique shrines, such as the Imam Husayn Shrine, which is the tomb of the grandson of Prophet Muhammad.

Both shrines are considered important pilgrimage sites for Shia Muslims. Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of southern Iraq as we take you to some of the most profound religious and historical places, including the ancient city of Babylon. This ancient city known for its impressive ruins and historical significance was once one of the most powerful cities of the ancient world.

This is a private tour, so you’ll have the flexibility to tailor the itinerary to your interests and preferences. Don’t miss this chance to experience the beauty and diversity of Iraq.

5-Day Iraq Tour to Baghdad, Karbala, and Najaf
5-day Iraq tour to Baghdad, Karbala, and Najaf Borsippa Ziggurat

Iraq private tour starting 966 USD p/person. Pick up & drop off Baghdad airport - Visit Najaf, Karbala, Babylon. Driver + English-speaking guide.


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5-day Iraq itinerary

Arrival at Baghdad international airport. Meet and greet with our transfer operator, that will take you directly to the hotel. Suppose you choose the Baghdad morning arrival. In that case, you will have included a full-day Baghdad city tour, from the airport directly to visiting the city’s most important monuments.

30 km / 40 minutes
4-star hotels

This is the day you visit the renowned site of the old city of Babylon. After a guided tour of the archeological complex, you will drive up the hill to the abandoned Saddam Hussein palace. Before heading to Karbala, you visit the Borsippa Ziggurat, also known as Birs Nimrud. Borsippa was an important ancient city of Sumer. The temple to Nabu at Borsippa was destroyed in 484 BC during the suppression of a revolt against the Achaemenid king Xerxes. Drive to Karbala.

466 km / 7 hours
4-star hotels

From Karbala, you will travel toward Najaf, stopping at Al Kifl to visit Ezekiel’s Tomb. In Najaf, visit the most important religious sites of Iraq, Imam Ali Mosque and the Wadi Al-Salam Cemetery, one of the largest cemeteries in the world.

100 km / 2 hours
4-star hotels

Full-day visit to Baghdad.

190 km / 3 hours
4-star hotels

Get your things ready, have breakfast, and prepare to fly back home. Airport transfer at the time convenient to your flight, and agreed with the local guide.

30 km / 40 minutes
  •  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 Iraq tour to Baghdad, Karbala, and Najaf
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  • Baghdad
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  • 4-star hotels
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  • Baghdad, Karbala, Najaf, Babylon

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