ITINERARY IRAQ
7 NIGHTS / 8 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.

DAY6

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.

MAY ALLAH AND IMAM ACCEPT YOUR ZIYARAAT, AMEEN.

PRAY FOR THAWAB OF MARHOMEEN OF M. RAZA JAFFER FAMILY. SURA E FATIHA PL FOR ALL MARHOOMEEN.

NOTE: IF WE HAVE SUNNI BROTHERS OR SISTERS WE WILL KEEP THEM IN BAGHDAD HOTEL NEAR ABDUL QADIR JILANI MAZAR OR NEAR ABU HANIFA SHRINE. AND ALSO GIVE THEM MORE DAYS IN BAGHDAD/ KAZMAIN AND DEDUCT DAYS FROM KARBALA.