Travel to Erbil

Reserve your flights to Erbil with Etihad Airways and get ready for a trip into the heart of a historical culture. Erbil is known for its ancient urban civilization dating back to 6000 BC. This city is a must see for history enthusiasts who would love to see some of the oldest cultural sites in the world.

Top 5 Things To Do in Erbil

  • Visit the Citadel of Erbil, located in the historical centre and known for being the most ancient structure that has been continuously inhabited
  • Sports lovers can visit the Franso Hariri Stadium, the home venue of the national football team of Iraq and the second largest sports field in the country
  • Go shopping at the Qaysari Bazaar near the Citadel to purchase the traditional household goods and food of Erbil
  • Take a trip to the Syriac Heritage Museum that houses some of the Erbil’s most rare artefacts, pictures and art pieces from multiple personal collections
  • Enjoy a day out at the Sami Abdulrahman Park, Iraq’s largest park that houses a restaurant, shopping area, flowers, a lake and the Martyrs Monument

Plan Your Erbil Visit

The best time to travel to Erbil is in the spring and autumn months. Mild winters also make for a good time to visit the city. The end of October to the beginning of May is the more popular period for tourists. You need to book your hotels and tickets to Erbil in advance to avoid the tourist rush. Off season months are ideal to find cheap hotels in Erbil. Some hotels at the base of the Citadel are also inexpensive and offer basic, comfortable accommodation. You can book some great flight deals to Erbil through our website and have a memorable holiday.

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