Route & dates
8 days in Iraq Itinerary
Fly: 28 h
Erbil— 5 nights
Fly: 28 h
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The capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, Erbil occupies perhaps the longest-inhabited land in the world, with the earliest human settlement here possibly dating back to 5000 BCE.Erbil is known for historic sites, parks, shopping, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Erbil Citadel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jalil Khayat and his Children's Mosque, stop by Bazaar, and examine the collection at Kurdish Textile Museum.
For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Erbil day trip planning site .
Lubbock, USA to Erbil is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Lubbock to Erbil due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lubbock in September, expect Erbil to be a bit warmer, temps between 99°F and 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Erbil
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