ITINERARY IRAN
8 NIGHTS / 9 DAYS

DAY 1

MEET AND ASSIST AT BAGHDAD AIRPORT. DRIVE TO NAJAF AL ASHRAF. CHECK IN HOTEL, REST, GHUSL AND GUIDED ZIYARAT OF HARAM SHAREEF WITH ALIM/GUIDE.

AT 1600 WADI ALSALAM (LARGEST GRAVE YARD IN THIS WORLD. ALL GOOD SOULS ARE TRANSFERRED HERE AFTER THEY ARE BURRIED ANY WHERE IN THE WORLD. OVERNIGHT IN NAJAF.

DAY 2

MORNING IS EITHER MEETING WITH AYATULLAH OR SHOPPING.AT 1500 DRIVE TO MASJID HANNANAH (HOLY HEAD OF IMAM HUSSAIN WAS KEPT ONE NIGHT), KUMAIL, MASJID SAHLA. OVERNIGHT IN NAJAF.

DAY 3

AT FAJR TIME PRAY IN MASJID KUFA WHICH IS THE 4TH HOLIEST MASJID IN THE WORLD. ALL PROPHETS VISITED IN THIS MASJID. FLOOD OF HAZRAT NOOH STARTED HERE WHEN HIS WIFE WAS COOKING IN THE KITCHEN FROM TANDOOR (BAKING CLAY OVEN). 5 HOURS ARE REQUIRED TO BE SPENT MINIMUM.

AT 2030 VISIT AYATULLAH HAFIZ BASHIR NAJAFI OF PAKISTAN (OPTIONAL).

DAY 4

AT FAJR PRAY IN HARAM AND MEETING POINT IS UNDER THE CLOCK TOWER BAB ALSAA. RECITATION OF ZIYARAT OF ALWIDAA. BID FAREWELL.

AT 0800 CHECK OUT HOTEL. SETTLE ANY BILL YOU HAVE LIKE EXTRA PERSON INVITED TO FOOD AS GUEST OR LAUNDRY, MINI BAR CONSUMED, WALK TO BUS.

DRIVE TO KARBALA. ENROUTE ZIYARAT OF HAZRAT HUR, SONS OF MUSLIM BIN AQEEL A.S. CHECK IN HOTEL IN KARBALA. REST AND GHUSL THEN WALK TO HARAM HAZRAT ABBAS A.S. WITH ALIM/ GUIDE AND THEN PROCEED TO PERFORM ZIYARAT OF HAZRAT IMAM HUSSAIN A.S. OVERNIGHT IN KARBALA

DAY 5

AT 0900 WALK TO ZIYARAAT INSIDE KARBALA PART 1. AT 1600 SHOPPING TRIP.

DAY 6

AT 0900 ZIYARAAT INSIDE KARBALA PART 2. BID FAREWELL TO IMAM HUSSAIN AT 2130. ALSO BID FAREWELL TO HAZRAT ABBAS A.S.

DAY 7

AT 0400 CHECK OUT HOTEL. LUGGAGE IN LOBBY.

NOTE:  MAIN SUITCASE WILL BE LEFT ON THE BUS FOR 1 NIGHT AND FOR THE LAST NIGHT YOU MUST BRING A HAND LUGGAGE WITH YOU TO HOTEL IN KAZMAIN.

AT 0500 CHECK OUT HOTEL. PAY ANY EXTRA BILLS YOU INCURRED LIKE MINIBAR, LAUNDRY, PHONE CALLS, GUEST ENTERTAINED IN RESTAURANT.  AFTER FAJR PRAYER DRIVE TO BALAD- 2 HOURS, THEN 45 MINS DRIVE TO SAMARAA, THEN 2 HOUR DRIVE TO KAZMAIN.

CHECK IN HOTEL, REST AND WALK TO ZIYARAT OF HAZRAT MUSA KAZIM (7TH IMAM) AND HAZRAT MOHAMMED TAQI ALJAWAD (9TH IMAM). OVERNIGHT IN KAZMAIN. ONLY HAND LUGGAGE ALLOWED TO CARRY TO HOTEL.

DAY 8

CHECK OUT AND DRIVE TO BAGHDAD AIRPORT. 3 HOURS REPORTING TIME. 2 HOURS REQUIRED FOR SECURITY CHECKS. TOTAL 5 AND HALF HOURS WE NEED TO KEEP EXTRA BEFORE FLIGHT DEPARTS.

OR DAY 9 CAN ALSO BE IN IRAQ ACCORDING TO YOUR REQUEST.

DAY 8; CHECK OUT AND DRIVE TO BAGHDAD/NAJAF AIRPORT. FLY TO TEHRAN IMAM KHOMAINI AIRPORT.

DAY 8 in IRAN

MEET AND ASSIST @ IMAM KHOMAINI AIRPORT, TEHRAN. DRIVE TO QUM (90 MINS DRIVE). CHECK IN HOTEL @ EARLY MORNING, EARLY CHECK IN DUE TO YOUR FLIGHT ARRIVING EARLY. WE HAVE RESERVED YOUR ROOM FOR YOU TO SETTLE EARLY. THEREFORE, WE ARE CHARGING YOU FOR PREVIOUS DAY AND LEAVING YOUR ROOM EMPTY FOR YOU. IF WE DO NOT RESERVE THE ROOM FROM PREVIOUS DAY THEN, CHECK IN STARTS @ 1400. IF YOU ARE HAPPY ABOUT THIS ARRANGEMENT THEN WE SHALL BOOK FOR YOU.

AFTER REST AND GHUSL GUIDED ZIYARAT TOUR OF HARAM BIBI SYEDA MASOOMA QUM. (SYEDA FATIMA S.A.) WITH ALIM/ GUIDE. OVERNIGHT IN QUM.

DAY 9

AT 0900 DRIVE TO ATRAF (SIDE) ZIYARAAT WITH ALIM/ GUIDE.

@ 1500 DRIVE TO MOUNTAIN KOHE KHIZR MASJID ON PEAK WHERE PROPHET KHIZR PRAYED SALAT AND HIS FOOTPRINTS ARE THERE. YOU CAN CLIMB THIS MOUNTAIN.MASJID JAMKARAN (12TH IMAM ZAMANA MASJID) WHICH WAS CONSTRUCTED WITH HIS ORDER WILL BE VISITED AT MAGHRIB TIME AND PERFORM AAMAAL. OVERNIGHT IN QUM.

DAY 10

AT 0730 CHECK OUT HOTEL AND DRIVE TO TEHRAN. ENROUTE BREAKFAST IN MAHTAB SERVICE STATION (OPEN BUFFET) AND SHOPPING OF SOHANE QUM WHICH IS THE FAMOUS SWEET ITEM FOR YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. AFTER BREAKFAST WE WILL VISIT IMAM KHOMAINI R.A. SHRINE AND THEN VISIT BEHESHTE ZAHRA (GRAVEYARD) WHERE MARTYRS OF IRAQ IRAN WAR ARE BURRIED. AFTER THIS QUICK VISIT DRIVE TO SHAH ABDUL AZIM HASSANI ZIYARAT IN RAY AREA OF TEHRAN. THIS IS THE SAME PLACE WHICH OMAR SAAD MALOON WAS TRAPPED BY YAZID TO GIVE HIM IF HE BRINGS IMAM HUSSAIN’S HOLY HEAD, BUT HE DID NOT GET IT.

HERE THIS ZIYARAT CARRIES THAWAB OF VISITING KARBALA ACCORDING TO THE NARRATION OF IMAM HASSAN ASKARI A.S. 3 IMAM ZADEH ARE BURRIED HERE. PL CHECK OUR IRAN GUIDE TO FIND OUT.

AFTER THIS ZIYARAT PROCEED TO LUNCH AND OR DRIVE TO MEHRABAD AIRPORT FOR FLIGHT TO MASHAD MUQADDAS. AT 1600 FLIGHT TO MASHAD AND ARRIVE AT 1715 APPROXIM.

MEET AND ASSIST AT MASHAD AIRPORT AND DRIVE TO HOTEL. AFTER REST AND GHUSL WALK TO HARAM IMAM REZA A.S. AND PERFORM ZIYARAT AND GUIDED TOUR OF HARAM WITH ALIM. OVERNIGHT IN MASHAD.

DAY 11

AT 0845 WALK TO ROOM NO. 40 FOR URDU PROGRAMME. HERE WE WILL WATCH HARAM AWARENESS DOCUMENTRY AND NARRATION BY PROFFESSIONAL HARAM EMPLOYEE LECTURE IN URDU. PRIZE DRAW AND THEN FREE OF CHARGE VISIT TO MUSEUM OF QURAN.

AT 1500 AGAIN WE ARRIVE AT ROOM 40 TO LISTEN TO QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION WITH MAULANA IN URDU. PRIZE DRAW AND CENTRAL MUSEUM FREE OF CHARGE VISIT BY HARAM.

AT MAGHRIB WE ENTER RAWAQ E KAUSER FOR JAMAAT PRAYER FOR INDO PAKISTAN COMMUNITY IN THIS ROOM. AFTER JAMAAT SALAT THERE IS A MAJLIS IN URDU. AFTER MAJLIS MAY BE MATAM IF IT IS MUHARRAM AND SAFAR OR SHAHADAT. IF IT IS WILADAT IT WILL BE QASIDA PROGRAMME ETC. PRIZE DRAW AND PROCEED TO ZIYARAT OF IMAM AND TABARRUK. IF YOU NEED MEAL TOKEN IN HARAM REGISTER YOUR CHOICE AND NEXT DAY MORNING THEY WILL GIVE YOU.

DAY 12

WALK TO ROOM NO. 40 TO COLLECT YOUR TOKEN. AT ZUHUR SALAT IN RAWAQ KAUSER EXCHANGE TOKEN FOR ANOTHER TOKEN. PROCEED TO KITCHEN TO HAVE YOUR MEAL AS GUEST OF IMAM. AT 1600 DRIVE TO TURQABA FOR ZIYARAT OF SYED YASIR AND SYED NASIR 2 BROTHERS OF IMAM REZA A.S. IN TURQABA. OVERNIGHT IN MASHAD.

DAY 13

AT 0830 DRIVE TO NAISHAPOUR (2 HOUR DRIVE) WITH GUIDE/ MAULANA. STOP AT QADAM GAH OF IMAM REZA A.S. HERE IMAM WAS COMING FROM MADINA TOWARDS MASHAD AND HE STOPPED AT NAISHAPOUR FOR PRAYER. HE ASKED FOR WATER BUT PEOPLE REFUSED THAT THERE IS NO WATER. HE PERFORMED MIRACLE AND TILL TODAY THAT WATER IS STILL GUSHING LIKE ZAMZAM IN MECCA BY HAZRAT ISMAIL. AFTER THIS ZIYARAT WE WILL PROCEED TO IMAM ZADAH IBRAHIMA ND IMAM ZADA MAHROOQ. IF TIME PERMITS YOU CAN BUY FIROZA  STONE  BECAUSE THERE IS A MOUNTAIN OF FIROZA HERE. SENSITIVE STONE IT DIES FROM OIL, PERFUME AND SOAP.

RETURN TO HOTEL FOR LUNCH. SPEND TIME WITH IMAM AND BID FAREWELL.

DAY 14

OUT HOTEL AND DRIVE TO MASHAD AIRPORT. WE NEED TO BE @ MASHAD AIRPORT 3 HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT. DISTANCE IS 30 MINS TO AIRPORT UNLESS IT IS PEAK PERIOD IN IRAN. FLY TO DESTINATION.

MAY ALLAH AND IMAM ACCEPT YOUR EFFORTS AND IBADAAT, AMEEN.

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