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Tour Of Iraqi Kurdistan

This tour is currently unavailable due to the political unrest in the region. We are monitoring the situation closely and will re-instate the tour once it is safe for us to do so.

On this trip we explore the fascinating region of Iraqi Kurdistan, a place of stark beauty, warm, friendly people and a rich and challenging history. Travel through the provinces of Erbil, Dohuk and Sulaymaniya, visiting the beautiful mosques, impressive citadels and traditional covered markets of some of the oldest continually inhabited cites in the world. Enjoy people-watching from chaikhanas - traditional tea houses - and a picnic with the locals on a Friday afternoon.

Tour Highlights

  • Erbil Citadel - Explore one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world
  • Dohuk - See the impressive Grand Mosque in the heart of the bazaar
  • Chaikhanas - Sip tea and people watch from a traditional tea house
  • Hamilton Road - Travel the famous Hamilton Road and see the spectacular 12 kilometre wide Gali Ali Beg Canyon
  • Ahmad Awa - Have a traditional Kurdish picnic here on a Friday, the start of the weekend
  • Azmar Mountian - Enjoy million dinar views over Sulaymaniya
  • Sulaymaniya - Explore the cosmopolitan university city


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    Join Tour Erbil

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    Explore Erbil

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    Ain Sifni, Lalish and Dohuk

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    In Dohuk

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    Amadiya, Gali Ali Beg Canyon, Shaqlawa and Erbil

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    To Sulaymaniya

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    Ahmad Awa and Halabja

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    Tour ends Erbil

Tour notes

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We have the following different versions of the Highlights of Kurdistan tour available at present.

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Highlights of Kurdistan
4.5 out of 5 based on 6 ratings. Read reviews
Included meals 7 1 1
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
7 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16