19 days in Syria Itinerary

19 days in Syria Itinerary

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19 days in Syria Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
1
Hamah
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Aleppo
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Palmyra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Damascus
— 6 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Hamah

Hamah ©
The conservative city of Hamah stands as the fourth-largest urban center in the country, and boasts a number of historic sites and a rich, complex heritage to match.
Get out of town with these interesting Hamah side-trips: Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel (in Safita), Homs (Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) & Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque) and Arwad Island (in Tartus). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Salah el-Din Citadel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Jamea Alkabir Mosque, explore the galleries of Hamah Museum, and visit Norias (Water Wheels).

To find reviews, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hamah trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Hamah is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Hamah due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in February, expect Hamah to be colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aleppo.

Things to do in Hamah

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Homs, Arwad Island, Apamea, Salah el-Din Citadel, Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel
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Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) ©
Norias (Water Wheels) ©
Norias (Water Wheels)
Arwad Island ©
Arwad Island

4
nights
Aleppo

Aleppo ©
Inhabited since ancient times and boasting a rich and turbulent history, Aleppo's rustic old town, historic mosques, and lively bazaars used to attract tourists from all over the world.
Aleppo is known for historic sites, shopping, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Aleppo Citadel, explore the ancient world of Dead City of Serjilla, make a trip to Bab Al Faraj Square, and wander the streets of Old City.

For reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aleppo online travel planner .

Drive from Hamah to Aleppo in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hamah in February, expect nights in Aleppo to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Palmyra.

Things to do in Aleppo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Aleppo Citadel ©
Aleppo Citadel
Great Mosque ©
Great Mosque

3
nights
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
Dating back to the Neolithic period, Palmyra once stood as a center of wealth and culture.
Palmyra is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Site of Palmyra, step into the grandiose world of Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan, and take an in-depth tour of Palmyra Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Palmyra attractions planner.

You can drive from Aleppo to Palmyra in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Aleppo in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Palmyra: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 7°C at night. You will leave for Damascus on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Palmyra

Historic Sites Museums
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Site of Palmyra ©
Site of Palmyra
Roman Theatre of Palmyra ©
Roman Theatre of Palmyra
The Tetrapylon ©
The Tetrapylon

6
nights
Damascus

Damascus
Locals claim that the Prophet Muhammad refused to enter Damascus on his journey to Mecca--he wished to enter Paradise only once in his lifetime.
Explore Damascus' surroundings by going to Maaloula (Deir Mar Musa El-Habashi & Ma'alula Village (Maaloula)). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Damascus Umayyad Mosque, steep yourself in history at Damascus Center, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Qassioun (Jebal Kasioun), and take a stroll through Old City.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Damascus road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Palmyra to Damascus takes 3 hours. Traveling from Palmyra in February, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Damascus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Damascus

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Maaloula
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Damascus Umayyad Mosque
Damascus Umayyad Mosque
Old City ©
Old City
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh ©
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh