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DATE : Thursday 16 March 2017 - 10:59
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Ski Tours Near ISIS in Iraq

An English travel agency has undertaken ski tour services in Iraq

Ski Tours Near ISIS in Iraq

Caspian International News Agency– The Untamed Borders travel agency is going to undertake tours in North East Iraq  for the first time.

This English agency offers its customers an skiing experience in Halgurd mountains. Iraq’s second highest summit (with a height of 3.6 thousand m) is located in this mountains.

This recommended vacation spot is located just 3 kilometers away from Mosul.

The first tour in Halgurd mountains was done for 6 travelers in January. These tourists paid $2400 for a ten-days stay in Iraq. The ticket price was taken separately.

One of the members of this company has said that tourist should be prepared for obstacles in the way, such as mines remained from military conflicts in the region. He has said that local people help tourist in this journey, and warn them of dangerous places.

The next tour to Mosul will be done in 2018. The Untamed Borders has undertaken ski tours in Afghanistan too. This company has also planned for trip to Ethiopia, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Russia and other countries.

(Translating by Negar Lotfi)


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