28 days in Syria Itinerary

28 days in Syria Itinerary

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28 days in Syria Itinerary

Start: Cordoba
Fly + Drive:  36​h
1
As Suwayda
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Hamah
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Aleppo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Tartus
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Palmyra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Damascus
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  35​h
End: Cordoba

3
nights
As Suwayda

As Suwayda ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Busra Coliseum (in Bosra) and Bosra ash-Sham (in Daraa).

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read As Suwayda trip app .

Cordoba, Argentina to As Suwayda is an approximately 36-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cordoba to As Suwayda is 5 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Cordoba in June: highs in As Suwayda hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 26th (Wed), you're off toHamah.

Things to do in As Suwayda

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bosra ash-Sham, Busra Coliseum, Helios Temple
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Shahba City ©
Shahba City
Busra Coliseum ©
Busra Coliseum
As Suwayda Museum ©
As Suwayda Museum

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: Apamea (in Apamea) and Homs (Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque & Um al-Zennar Church). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Jamea Alkabir Mosque, step into the grandiose world of Qasr Ibn Wardan, walk around Norias Park, and examine the collection at Hamah Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hamah travel route planning app .

Getting from As Suwayda to Hamah by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from As Suwayda in June, plan for slightly colder days in Hamah, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Aleppo.

Things to do in Hamah

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Homs, Apamea
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Apamea ©
Apamea
Norias (Water Wheels) ©
Norias (Water Wheels)
Norias Park ©
Norias Park

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, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Aleppo Citadel, don't miss a visit to Aleppo Town Centre, walk around General Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Great Mosque.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Aleppo tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hamah to Aleppo takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hamah in June, expect nights in Aleppo to be somewhat warmer, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. On the 4th (Thu), you're off toTartus.

Things to do in Aleppo

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

4
nights
Tartus

Tartus ©
A popular summer getaway for domestic tourists, Tartus boasts a number of historical sites and a pleasant Mediterranean Coast harbor.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tartus: Lattakia (Seaport, Saladin Castle, & more), Old Village (in Kassab) and Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) (in Homs). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Arwad Island, contemplate the long history of Jabla, expand your understanding of the military at Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa.

Plan trip to Tartus with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Aleppo to Tartus in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Palmyra.

Things to do in Tartus

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lattakia, Old Village, Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers), Jabla, Deir Mar Sarkis
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Arwad Island ©
Arwad Island
Salah el-Din Citadel ©
Salah el-Din Citadel

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, step into the grandiose world of Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan, and get engrossed in the history at Palmyra Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Palmyra visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Tartus to Palmyra takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Tartus in July, you will find days in Palmyra are a bit warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). You will leave for Damascus on the 11th (Thu).

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.
Take a break from Damascus with a short trip to Deir Mar Musa El-Habashi in Maaloula, about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Umayyad Mosque, examine the collection at The National Museum of Damascus, get engrossed in the history at Al Azem Palace (Palace of As'ad, Pasha al-'Azm), and admire all the interesting features of The Citadel.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Damascus road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Palmyra to Damascus in 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Palmyra in July since evenings lows in Damascus dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Damascus

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Maaloula, Moses Cave
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 17:
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Souq al-Hamidiyyeh ©
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh
Old City ©
Old City