19 days in Syria Itinerary

19 days in Syria Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
+4
Bus + Taxi + Bus + Foot + 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamah: Arwad Island (in Tartus), Homs (Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) & Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque) and Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel (in Safita). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Salah el-Din Citadel, visit Norias (Water Wheels), browse the exhibits of Hamah Museum, and stroll around Norias Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hamah trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Hamah is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in February, things will get colder in Hamah: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aleppo.

Things to do in Hamah

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Homs, Arwad Island, Apamea, Salah el-Din Citadel, Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel
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Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) ©
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: steep yourself in history at Aleppo Citadel, walk around General Park, make a trip to Aleppo Town Centre, and admire the landmark architecture of Great Mosque.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Aleppo online route planner.

Drive from Hamah to Aleppo in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hamah in February: highs in Aleppo hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Palmyra.

Things to do in Aleppo

Historic Sites Museums 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: steep yourself in history at Site of Palmyra, explore the historical opulence of Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan, and take an in-depth tour of Palmyra Museum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Palmyra online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aleppo to Palmyra takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Aleppo in February, expect nights in Palmyra to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. You'll set off 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Maaloula (Deir Mar Musa El-Habashi, Mar Sarkis, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Damascus Umayyad Mosque, appreciate the history behind Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum, take an in-depth tour of Al Azem Palace (Palace of As'ad, Pasha al-'Azm), and admire the striking features of Khan Asaad Basha.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Damascus trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Palmyra to Damascus takes 3 hours. Traveling from Palmyra in February, plan for little chillier nights in Damascus, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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