The Tigris river is a extremely beautiful river so here`s some info about what your going to see! The Tigris river is about 1850km long.The cites of Opis, Cizre, Batman, Mosul, Bismil, and Diyarbakir were all built near the Tigris river. Today, the rivers Tigris and Euphrates unite some 165 km northwest of the shore of the Persian Gulf. The Tigris is also one of the two main rivers in Iraq. The river runs from lake hazar in the Taurus mountains all the way to Shatra. Over the year the shape of the Tigris has changed drastically because its a old river. This means that its deep fast and spirally ,unlike the newer rivers which are straight shallow and fast. The Tigris is also heavily damned in Turkey and Iraq because of the need of fresh water. The Tigris river is separated in 3 different countries Iraq Syria and Turkey. The river flows 400km in Turkish territory then goes through the border of Syria for 44 km and the other 1418km is in Iraq. Knowing this you should be on edge of your seat booking your cruise right now!