Iraq Spiritual Passage – Feb 2024

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Embark on a Spiritual Journey to Iraq with Zadventuro Tours!

Are you in search of a transformative travel experience that will nourish your spiritual soul? Look no further than Zadventuro Tours’ unforgettable journey to Iraq, scheduled for this February. This spiritual pilgrimage promises to take you on a profound exploration of Islamic history and immerse you in the rich culture and traditions of this beautiful country.

Highlights:

  • Maqams Of Prophets and Imams
  • Martyrs Of Karbala
  • Maqams Of Sahaba
  • Sacred sites and landmarks of renowned Islamic personalities

Limited Space! Secure your spot now by booking before December 31st, 2023

Hotels:

Baghdad – Bilitom Hotel

Karbala – Dur Kassir Alkadhimiya (DKK)

Najaf – Aghnar or Al Sahla Land

Safe travels! *Approx Schedule. We reserve the right to make changes as and when needed

Included

  •  Breakfast
  •  Lunch
  •  Dinner
  •  Ground Transportation
  •  Tour Guide
  •  Accommodation
  •  Airfare
  •  Entrance Fee
  •  Visa processing
  •  International Flights

Excluded

  •  Travel Insurance

Tour Plan

  • Airport welcome by ZadventuroTours team.
  • Transfer to Najaf hotel
  • Dinner will be at Hotel.
  • Evening free for personal activities or just resting.
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit Hazrat Ali Ibn Abi Talib's resting place in Najaf.
  • Explore Wadi Al-Salam cemetery and Grand Mosque in Kufa.
  • Return to the hotel for dinner.
  • Evening free for personal activities and shopping.
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Depart for Hilla and visit Prophet Ayub's resting place and Well of Shifa.
  • Visit the birthplace of Prophet Ibrahim.
  • visit Maqam of Prophet Zul-Kifl and Bibi Shariffa.
  • Arrival in Karbala
  • Walking tour of Karbala's main Masjid complex.
  • Visit Imam Hussain's resting place and other significant sites.
  • Evening free for personal activities and shopping.
• Depart from Karbala at 9 AM, heading towards the historic city of Baghdad. • En route, pay respects at the sites of the blessed martyrs of Imam Aun Mohamad (RA) and the sons of Muslim bin Aqeel (RA) in Musayyib. • Prepare for an afternoon filled with spiritual exploration. • Start with Maruf Karkhi, known for his devotion and asceticism. • Continue to the resting places of Junaid Baghdadi, a key figure in the development of Sufi doctrine, and his noble uncle, Sarri Sakthi, an exemplar of piety and selflessness. • Journey to the blessed maqams of Behlul Dana, known for wisdom and teaching through parables. • Pay respects at the sacred Maqam of the great Prophet Yusha (AS).
  • Start at 9 AM for the historical city of Madain.
  • Visit the resting places of revered Sahabah: Sayyiduna Salman Farsi, Sayyiduna Huzaifa bin Yaman, and Sayyiduna Jabir bin Abdullah (May Allah be pleased with them all).
  • Pay respects to Hazrat Tahir bin Muhammad and Qasim, son of Musa Kazim.
  • Explore the Palace of Kisra, where pillars crumbled at the birth of the blessed Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit resting places of Sahabah in Madain, including Salman Farsi and Jabir bin Abdullah.
  • Explore the Palace of Kisra.
  • Visit Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jailani's Maqam.
  • Visit maqams of Imam Abu Hanifa.
  • Evening visit to Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jailani's Masjid.
  • Return to the hotel for dinner.
  • Check-out from the hotel.
  • Transfer to the airport for departure.

FAQs

Is it safe to travel to Iraq?

Yes, Zadventuro ensures the safety of its clients. We only operate in areas that are considered safe for tourists. We always monitor the situation and have contingency plans in place.

What is the dress code in Iraq?

Iraq is a Muslim-majority country, and it’s important to respect local customs. Both men and women are advised to dress modestly. Women should wear a hijab and loose, long-sleeved clothing that covers the body. Men should avoid wearing shorts.

What type of food can I expect in Iraq?

Iraqi cuisine is rich and varied, with influences from surrounding regions. Popular dishes include rice, lamb, chicken, vegetables, and a variety of spices. Traditional bread, soups, and salads are also common. We cater to various dietary needs, and vegetarian options are usually available.

Do I need a visa to visit Iraq?

Yes, a visa is required for travel to Iraq. Zadventuro will assist you with the visa process as part of our all-inclusive package.

What will the weather be like?

The weather in Iraq varies by season. Summers can be very hot, while winters can be quite cold. Please check the forecast and pack accordingly.

Do We Have Wi-Fi & Data SIM Cards / Internet

Yes, Wi-Fi is available at all our hotels for your connectivity needs. Moreover, you can opt to purchase a local data SIM, typically priced between $10-$15, ensuring internet access throughout your entire trip, and we’ll gladly guide you on obtaining one.

Can I drink the tap water in Iraq?

It’s generally recommended to drink bottled water while in Iraq to avoid any potential stomach issues.

What currency is used in Iraq?

The official currency is the Iraqi Dinar. Currency exchange services are available in most areas near our hotels. Currency can also be converted in the airport where our connecting flight will be taken.

Is English spoken widely in Iraq?

While some Iraqis speak English, particularly in the tourism industry, it’s not widely spoken. However, Zadventuro provides English-speaking guides to assist you during your visit.

Can I take photographs?

Yes, photography is generally allowed, but respect local customs and privacy. It’s polite to ask before photographing people. Some religious sites may prohibit photography or phone usage. In such cases, you’ll need to use the Masjid locker facilities, receive a token, and retrieve your belongings when leaving. Most Masjids do permit photography, but some larger ones may not.

Is the tour family-friendly?

Yes, our tours are designed to be family-friendly and suitable for travelers of all ages. Iraq itself is known for its welcoming culture and families frequently visit the places that are included in our tour. We ensure that the needs of every family member are met, making it a memorable experience for everyone.

How are the locals?

The locals in Iraq are known for their warm hospitality and friendliness. They are very accommodating, often going out of their way to make visitors feel welcome. This kindness and generosity is a part of the country’s rich cultural heritage that you’ll get to experience during your visit.

Do you have scholars on your tours?

Yes, all our trips are led by qualified traditional Sunni scholars. They provide valuable insights into the historical and religious significance of the sites we visit. They also engage with our guests in meaningful discussions about Islamic history and theology, enriching the overall experience of the tour.

How do we travel during the tour?

We prioritize the comfort of our guests throughout their journey. Most of the travel during the tour involves traveling in air-conditioned coaches. These vehicles provide a comfortable and relaxing environment as we traverse the diverse landscapes of Iraq.

Does the US allow travel to Iraq?

Yes, the US government does not prohibit travel to Iraq. Our tours depart from the US, usually involving a connecting flight from Istanbul.

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