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Erbil— 2 nights
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, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Erbil Citadel, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Korek Mountain Resort & Spa, walk around Sami Abdulrahman Park, and stop by Bazaar.
For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Erbil day trip planner.
If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major airports are Erbil International Airport, Mosul International Airport and Sulaymaniyah International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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