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Erbil-Kurdistan

Qalat street | Next To Citadel, Erbil 44001, Iraq
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Great tour guide in Kurdistan, Iraq

I definitively recommend Karwan Wahed as a tour guide in Kurdistan. He made me discover so many... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andreea N
via mobile
Amazing City of Erbil

Erbil is a very amazing city because it given new birth with modern features but side by side with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
simonmaher59
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Uppsala, Sweden
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice city” (5 reviews)
“day trip” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Qalat street | Next To Citadel, Erbil 44001, Iraq
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I definitively recommend Karwan Wahed as a tour guide in Kurdistan. He made me discover so many things in my short stay there. He planified my trip very well, showing me the best of the region. Before I didn’t have any intention to visit this...More

Thank Andreea N
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Erbil is a very amazing city because it given new birth with modern features but side by side with the many interesting historical places such as the 8,000 years old citadel. People are extremely friendly, honest and welcoming. I found Erbil to be one of...More

Thank simonmaher59
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Erbil is fairly safe and has a lot to offer in terms of food, places to visit, shopping and trips outside (to explore a bit of nature and mountains). It is a home for people of different religions and it seems that people live in...More

Thank Ola Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location and plenty of places to go shopping I Highly recommend getting a Nutella Plus Hawler you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Brittany A
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I had a great time with Haval in Erbil. We went to Hamilton Road and the waterfalls. It was really spectacular and Haval is a great guide and was really helpful especially after I had had some problems. Really reccommend Haval as a guide.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Walking to the Citadel and down into the markets you are able to get some great views of the city. Pretty typical shops and markets but if that's what you want it has it.

Thank Jeremy G
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I just returned from an amazing trip to Iraqi Kurdistan with tour guide Karwan Wahed. I highly recommend him - after years of travel, he is truly one of the best tour guides I've ever had. He is very genuine, friendly, funny and informative about...More

2  Thank c j
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I traveled solo to Iraqi Kurdistan. I hired a guide with a car for three days. Great trip, beautiful scenery and seemed perfectly safe to me. No other tourist there. I got visa on arrival good for Kurdistan at the airport. Not a difficult trip...More

1  Thank lokasshon
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

My husband and I just returned from an unforgettable trip to Iraqi Kurdistan. We had a chance to explore several historical sites and visit breathtaking regions all across the country. We had read about the safety of Iraqi Kurdistan prior to going, but we were...More

4  Thank Poornima E
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

My wife and I just spent seven days driving around Iraqi Kurdistan with Haval Qaraman ('Iraqi Kurdistan Guide') starting and ending in Erbil, and it was probably the best travel experience either of us have ever had. We found Iraqi Kurdistan to be entirely safe,...More

2  Thank Karl E
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zilli i
22 July 2018|
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Response from Igor S | Reviewed this property |
on arrival for EU, very friendly service no queues in airport
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Junaid J
13 April 2018|
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Response from weffley | Reviewed this property |
Professor: I flew into Erbil and my agency procured a visa for my visit. I believe it is possible to get a visa at the airport, but if you are traveling overland, that is not an option. It may be possible to also get a... More
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Natalie B
10 January 2018|
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Response from peterJmichael |
Hello Natalie, Getting a visa is pretty hard, but you can enter kurdistan without a visa. Good to know is that Baghdad has no power in Kurdistan except for closing the airports as airspace is regulated from in Bagdad. We... More
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