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The Arba’een walking event is filled with a vibrant crowd every year. This year the Arba’een event is being held in September. The event is held without the support of the government and is run by volunteers. Participation is free and the volunteers also provide free accommodation and food. Voluntary donations are gratefully accepted. We have already taken part in this event and we would like to share our experiences with you.

We will start our journey to Karbala on August 30 (2024) from Baghdad International Airport or Najaf International Airport to participate in Arba’een walking event . If you like to join us, please complete the registration form

Our journey in Arba’een walking event starts from Baghdad International airpaort or Najaf International Airport and usually takes three days. All accommodation is free of charge. With special arrangements made by people voluntarily, the route is perfectly even and suitable for all people, especially the disabled ones.

In the middle of the way, people are voluntarily welcoming you at the stations what is called Mukeb.


All the food is prepared and distributed voluntarily. Most of the food is Arabic but sometimes you can find Italian, Iranian, Turkish, Indian food and food from other nations as well. Also herbal food is widely distributed. Eating free food brings joy to everyone, participants and volunteers alike.

Food to be enjoyed at Arbaeen

All drinks are free and donated by volunteers or locals including cool water, Iraqi tea, Iranian tea, herbal tea and Arabic hot coffee which is a favorite and delicious.


The destination of all walkers is Hussain’s Holy Shrine in Karbala. The tomb was made in 982 for the first time but it has been developed several times so far. The beauties of Eastern – Islamic art amaze everyone.

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