The visit to the battlefield of 331BC Guagemela where Alexander the Great defeated Darius III was particularly good because of the excellent talk on the history and strategy employed. However the scenery in the mountains, the Kurdish people and the many historic and cultural site were all interesting and memorable.
The more you have read about the area first the more I think you get from the trip. Be prepared to be flexible and enjoy it as it comes.
... (more)Jenny Maddick