31 days in Syria Itinerary

31 days in Syria Itinerary

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31 days in Syria Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Damascus
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
As Suwayda
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Hamah
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Safita
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Lattakia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Aleppo
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Deir Ezzor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Palmyra
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

4
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 hidden gems such as Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum and Takiyya Suleimaniah Souq. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umayyad Mosque, explore the stunning scenery at The Canyon (The Siq), deepen your knowledge of military history at The Citadel, and admire the striking features of The Arc Gate.

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

New Delhi, India to Damascus is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. In December, Damascus is a bit cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 17°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to As Suwayda.

Things to do in Damascus

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Maaloula
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Umayyad Mosque
Umayyad Mosque
Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum ©
Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum
Deir Mar Takla ©
Deir Mar Takla

4
nights
As Suwayda

As Suwayda ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shahba City and Helios Temple. Go for a jaunt from As Suwayda to Daraa to see Bosra ash-Sham about 1h 30 min away.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our As Suwayda online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Damascus to As Suwayda takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in As Suwayda are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You'll set off for Hamah on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in As Suwayda

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Norias Park and Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque. Get out of town with these interesting Hamah side-trips: Apamea (in Apamea) and Homs (Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) & Um al-Zennar Church). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Azem Palace of Hamah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Jamea Alkabir Mosque, examine the collection at Hamah Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Qasr Ibn Wardan.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hamah road trip tool .

You can drive from As Suwayda to Hamah in 3.5 hours. Traveling from As Suwayda in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Hamah: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toSafita.

Things to do in Hamah

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Homs, Apamea
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Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) ©
Norias Park ©
Norias Park
Azem Palace of Hamah ©
Azem Palace of Hamah

3
nights
Safita

Safita ©
Safita is a city in the Tartous Governorate, northwestern Syria, located to the southeast of Tartous and to the northwest of Krak des Chevaliers. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arwad Island and Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Safita road trip tool .

You can drive from Hamah to Safita in 1.5 hours. In December in Safita, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will leave for Lattakia on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Safita

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tartus
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Arwad Island ©
Arwad Island
Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel ©
Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel
Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa

4
nights
Lattakia

Lattakia ©
The country's main port city, Lattakia tells of a rich and complex history, in which numerous rulers and empires coveted its Mediterranean coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salah el-Din Citadel and Seaport. Step out of Lattakia with an excursion to Jabla in Jablah--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Saladin Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Beach, and steep yourself in history at Old Village.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lattakia sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Safita to Lattakia takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lattakia are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Aleppo.

Things to do in Lattakia

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Old Village, Jabla
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Salah el-Din Citadel ©
Salah el-Din Citadel
Saladin Castle ©
Saladin Castle
Blue Beach ©
Blue Beach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dead City of Serjilla and Turkish Bath (Hammam Yalbougha al-Nasri ). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque, make a trip to Bab Al Faraj Square, wander the streets of Old City, and hunt for treasures at Souq al.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Aleppo online journey planner .

Drive from Lattakia to Aleppo in 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lattakia in December: highs in Aleppo hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Deir Ezzor.

Things to do in Aleppo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Dead City of Serjilla ©
Dead City of Serjilla
Great Mosque ©
Great Mosque

3
nights
Deir Ezzor

Deir Ezzor ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Dura-Europos and Halabiye and Zalabiye.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Deir Ezzor travel planning app .

You can drive from Aleppo to Deir Ezzor in 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Aleppo in December: high temperatures in Deir Ezzor hover around 22°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Palmyra.

Things to do in Deir Ezzor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Euphrates River
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Dura-Europos ©
Dura-Europos
Euphrates River ©
Euphrates River
Halabiye and Zalabiye ©
Halabiye and Zalabiye

4
nights
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
Dating back to the Neolithic period, Palmyra once stood as a center of wealth and culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Tetrapylon and Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Palmyra Museum and contemplate the long history of Roman Theatre of Palmyra.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Palmyra online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Deir Ezzor to Palmyra takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Deir Ezzor in December: high temperatures in Palmyra hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Palmyra

Historic Sites Museums
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Site of Palmyra ©
Site of Palmyra
The Tetrapylon ©
The Tetrapylon
Palmyra Museum ©
Palmyra Museum