Baghdad Tours

The gateway to Iraq — Baghdad is steeped in mystery and fortified with a fascinating history. Let us show you another side to the ancient Iraqi capital on one of our famed Baghdad tours. There is plenty to keep the intrepid adventure traveller entertained on any Iraq tour, however a Baghdad tour promises bustling souks, ancient madrassahs and mosques, as well as modern, informative museums riddled with ancient treasures. Iraq’s history is simply unparalleled.

What is there to see and do in Baghdad? Here’s a quick itinerary:

Day 1

  • We will kick things off with a visit to the National Museum, home to some unique ancient treasures
  • Visit the incredible and well-renovated Al–Mustansariya School. This is commonly believed to be the oldest school in the world
  • Walk through the adjoining copper market. A great place for souvenirs and photography
  • We drive an hour outside the city to the ancient city of Ctesiphon. These days, all that’s left is the palace archway, the largest single-span vault of unenforced brickwork in the world.
  • Back to Baghdad for dinner and overnight.

Day 2

  • Visit the incredible Suffi shrine, a welcome escape from the city!
  • The Al Shaheed Monument is the martyr’s memorial spot for people who died during the Iran-Iraq War
  • See the Liberation Square monument, which commemorates the establishment of the Republic of Iraq
  • Visit the Flying Carpet Monument, the Monument to Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves and the Magic Lamp
  • Overnight in the Baghdad hotel

How do you get to Baghdad?

Good question! We answer this question in detail in our blog. Luckily Baghdad has connections to Dubai, Istanbul and other middle eastern hubs. Before you travel, you must apply for an Iraq visa at an embassy in your home country. We will support this process by providing an invitation letter for you. Once you land in Baghdad, your Baghdad Tour Guide will meet and greet you. After that, you’re ready to discover the wonders of the Mesopotamian capital.

Travel to Iraq with Rocky Road Travel this year. Check out our Baghdad tours and get in touch by emailing for more information.