Monthly Archives: January 2012

Our Tours (2011-2012)

We’re pleased to announce two more group tour departures for 2012. Saturday 16 June 2012 (Available) Saturday 25 August 2012 (Available) For more information on any of our tours, please visit Our Tours (2011-2012). The “Highlights of Kurdistan” group tour … Continue reading

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Cathrin Schaer sees the other side of Iraq

Viva explores the globe following three intrepid women taking the path least travelled. In the third adventure Cathrin Schaer visits a country which appears different from the headlines. From stunning scenery and modern ice-skating rinks to traditional sweet stalls at the … Continue reading

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Erbil International Airport exceeds 2011 targets with +37% growth

IRAQ. Erbil International Airport (EIA) posted a +37% increase in passenger numbers to 621,870 in 2011 – the strongest year-on-year growth for the airport in five years. The average passenger growth rate since 2006 and the launch of civilian aviation … Continue reading

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My Experience of Kurdistan

A brand new park in the heart of Erbil city, next to the old citadel. Photo Rudaw.   ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Mountains.  Huts.  Squat toilets.  I write candidly and with no offense – these are things I first thought of when … Continue reading

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Ascent of Cheekha Dar – Iraqi Kurdistan

Fancy being among some of the first Westerners in the world to climb Cheekha Dar, the highest peak in Iraq (Kurdistan)? Cheekha Dar lies on the Iraq-Iran border in the Zagros mountain range of Kurdistan and CIA and Russian topographical … Continue reading

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Like us on Facebook – Fan Only Specials

Stop searching for adventure! You have found it with Kurdistan Adventures…what are you waiting for? For travelers who thrive on adventure, seek authentic new experiences and who are not afraid to venture off the well worn path, Kurdistan Adventures is … Continue reading

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Dawn of a new era

Andrew Jones reports on the construction and development of one of the world’s newest gateways, Erbil International Airport in Iraq. Those not familiar with Iraq will often fail to distinguish between the northern part, Kurdistan and the south.  But readers … Continue reading

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Welcome to our blog.

G’day and welcome to the new and official blog of Kurdistan Adventures. Based on feedback from followers, fans and our clients we have decided to use this blog as a central point for sharing all of our news, announcements and … Continue reading

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