Discover Erbil – Iraq
New year trip 30-12-2022 till 05-01-2023
7 days – 6 nights
Erbil….or Erbila…or the Four Gods city (as the Assyrians called it )…
One of the largest, most important and oldest cities in north Iraq … dating back to 2300 BC … and now it is the capital of the Kurdistan region ..
Day 1 :
Evening Departure from Damascus International Airport with Cham Wings Airlines – Arrival to Erbil – then Hotel Room’s Reception – Rest.
Day 2 : Erbil City Tour
Breakfast at the hotel, then start our tour to discover the city of Beautiful Erbil.
Visiting the Mudhafaria Minaret: It is the second largest historical landmark in Erbil, as it was built during the reign of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi.
Visiting the Jalil Khalil Al-Khayyat Mosque: It is considered as one of the most important and famous mosques in Erbil and characterized by modern architecture. Its style is a mixture of the Fatimid, Abbasid and Umayyad architectural styles.
Visiting Sami Abdul Rahman Park: This park is located in the center of Erbil, and it is one of the largest parks in Iraq and the second largest park in the Middle East.
It contains many games, restaurants, the Erbil International Fair, the Olive Public Library, theaters, a horse racing arena, a summer cinema, two artificial lakes with boats for visitors, and a number of monuments and statues, perhaps the most famous of which is the Gandhi statue.
Evening enjoy New Year Dinner (optional).
Day 3 :
Breakfast at the hotel – Free Day at the 1st day of the new year.
Day 4 : Korek Mountain
Breakfast at the hotel, then Go to visit Korek Mountain, which is part of the Zagros mountain range. It is 50 km away from the Iranian border and about 2115 meters above sea level.
This mountain is an important station for mountain climbers, walkers among snow-covered paths, and adventure seekers who find their destination in the cable car, which rises to 75 meters and extends for a distance of 4 kilometers. Where the mountain allows young people to practice skiing, paragliding ,and extreme sports such as climbing.
Visiting the city of Soran: which is called Diyana, which means in Kurdish the place of Christians, and it has a large number of restaurants, cafes, and many commercial markets.
Visiting the city of Rwands: It is a valley north of the city of Erbil and enjoys stunning natural beauty, small lakes, and amazingly beautiful waterfalls.
Back to Erbil to rest.
Day 5 : City Tour ( Erbil Castel – old city shopping center )
Breakfast at the hotel, then start our historical day to visit :
Erbil Castel: It looks beautiful as a magical castle stretching along the horizon in the heart of Erbil, an old hill with a height of between 25 to 30 meters above the ground. On top of this hill, you will see one of the oldest cities in the world. Known as the Citadel of Erbil, when it was established, it includes the entire city, consisting of about 500 traditional houses. And Inside the castle, you can see:
Several sections and the most important facilities that exist to this day: mosques – the castle bath – diwans – lodges
Museums inside the castle: Kurdish Carpet Museum – Museum of Kurdish Clothing and Textiles – Museum of Gems – Castle Museum – Exhibition of the Turkmen Heritage House – Museum of Syriac Heritage.
Erbil Castel Market (Al-Qaisariya Market): It is the oldest current market in Erbil, as it was built in the nineteenth century after the population spread in new neighborhoods around the Castle of Erbil … It is located in the heart of the city near the historic Citadel of Erbil, and it is a bazaar for a number of popular markets in the city center.
The market is divided into categories. and you will find handicrafts and the best types of honey and nuts, which Kurdistan is famous of, as well as good-tasting sweets. There is a great similarity between the Caesarea of Erbil and the Caesarea of Damascus, such as the Caesarea of Hamidiyeh and Midhat Pasha.
Day 6 :
Breakfast at the hotel, then go to visit Erbil Zoo: it is the largest in Iraq and one of the largest zoos in the Middle East, which opened in 2020, and includes more than 180 different kinds of animals and birds, including rare and endangered species
Visit Majdi Land: the largest city of games in Erbil
Visit Family Mall: one of the largest shopping centers in Erbil
Day 7 :
Breakfast at the hotel and free time for shopping.
Then move to Erbil International Airport to return back to Syria at Cham Wings Airlines with our best wishes of a safe and comfortable trip.
The program includes:
Airline ticket Damascus-Erbil-Damascus with Cham Wings Airlines
A visa issued by the company’s offices exclusively for the participants in our tourist trip.
Accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Erbil with an open buffet breakfast.
Transfer to and from Erbil International Airport using modern, comfortable, air-conditioned buses, with an Arabic-speaking receptionist.
All transportation within the city of Erbil.
Tour Guide for our trip – speaking Arabic.
Prices do not include:
Any other services not mentioned above – any personal requests or optional tours.
Required Documents to issue visa:
• A clear color photocopy of the passport, valid for more than 6 months, the first and second pages.
• A personal photo with a white background.
• Proof of profession – bank account statement or title deeds .
• Family Document/marriage contract.
Prices start from:
|cost per person in a double room
|Cost per person in a single room
|Child with bed from 05 to 11 years
|Child with extra best from 02 to 05 years
|Infant from 0 to 02 years
|Sale in Syrian pound
Last date for booking: 22-12-2022
For reservations and inquiries about flights and prices, please contact the Holidays Department
TEL: 00963 9211 / EX: 323
MOBILE : 00963 94 00 111 08 ( WhatsApp ).
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