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Erbil— 35 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.Venture out of the city with trips to Kirkuk (Kirkuk Citadel & Bawa Gurgur Park). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Erbil Citadel, look for gifts at Bazaar, see the interesting displays at Kurdish Textile Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Korek Mountain Resort & Spa.
To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Erbil trip planning tool .
In October in Erbil, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will leave for home on the 19th (Tue).
Things to do in Erbil
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