Celebrate 15 Shaban in Karbala on the occasion of Wiladat of Imam Mehdi with this 11 days Ziyarat package. You will visit all the main Islamic spiritual sites of Najaf, Kadhmain, Samara and Karbala, including the shrine of Imam Ali, Imam Musa Kazim, Imam Muhammad Taqi, the shrine of Imam Ali Naqi and Imam Hassan Askari. The package includes all services such as accommodation, transport, food, visa assistance, and flights.
Day 1 (28th Feb 23): Upon arrival in Najaf, you’ll be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel. Relax and spend your time at leisure. Hotel Qasr-e-Dour is 30 minutes' drive from Najaf Airport
Day 2 (1st Mar 23): After breakfast, proceed for Ziyarat of the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali, an ornate structure with a large central dome. Pay your respects and spend time exploring the shrine. Later, return to your hotel in Najaf for an overnight stay.
Day 3 (2nd Mar 23): After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Kufa to visit the grand Kufa mosque and other important Islamic places in and around Kufa. Masjid-e-Kufa is one of the earliest and holiest surviving mosques in the world. It was home to Imam Ali and contains graves of three of his companions, Muslim ibn Aqeel, Hani ibn Urwa; and Al-Mukhtar. Complete your prayers at the mosque and pay respects at the graves. Later, return to your hotel for an overnight stay. Kufa is 10 km from Najaf.
Day 4 (3rd Mar 23): The day is free to explore different attractions in Najaf. You can visit the local bazaar and religious places nearby at your leisure. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5 (4th Mar 23): After breakfast depart for Karbala via Kadhmain and Samara. Kadhmain is one of the oldest cities in Iraq located in the north of Baghdad. Visit the holy shrines of two imams of the Prophet’s (pbuh) household - Imam Musa Al Kadhim and Imam Mohammed Jawad. Later, drive to Karbala and check in your hotel for the night stay. The journey from Najaf to Kadhmain –Samara-Karbala will take approximately 8 hours.
Day 6 (5th Mar 23): After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Holy Shrines of Imam Hussain and his brother Imam Abbas – pay your respects, perform Ziyarat and later return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7 (6th Mar 23): Today after breakfast, you’ll be visiting the battle ground of Karbala. You’ll enjoy time to pray and pay your respects. Later return to your hotel for an evening of leisure and overnight stay.
Day 8 (7th Mar 23): After breakfast, proceed for Ziyarat in and around Karbala visiting all the important Islamic sites. In the evening, return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9 (8th Mar 23): This day is free to explore Karbala and its attractions, the grand bazaars and other important spots. Return to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10 (9th Mar 23): After breakfast, proceed to visit the shrines od Imam Hussain and Imam Abbas. Pay your respects, with time to pray and spend time in these two holy shrines. Return to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11 (10th Mar 23): After breakfast, depart for Najaf airport for your return flight back home. The Journey from Karbala to Najaf Airport will take approximately 1 hour.
Travel insurance, medical visits, tips, and entrance to any museums.