60 days in Syria Itinerary

60 days in Syria Itinerary

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60 days in Syria Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  34​h
1
Damascus
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Palmyra
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Deir Ezzor
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Aleppo
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Lattakia
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Safita
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Hamah
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
As Suwayda
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  35​h
End: Buenos Aires

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum and Ma'alula Village (Maaloula). When in Damascus, make a side trip to see Cherubim Patriarchal Monastery in Saydnaya, approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Umayyad Mosque, admire the striking features of The Arc Gate, explore the stunning scenery at The Canyon (The Siq), and expand your understanding of the military at The Citadel.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Damascus online holiday planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Damascus is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Damascus, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in October, you will find days in Damascus are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are a bit cooler (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Palmyra.

Things to do in Damascus

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Maaloula, Cherubim Patriarchal Monastery, Moses Cave
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Umayyad Mosque
Umayyad Mosque
Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum ©
Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum
Deir Mar Takla ©
Deir Mar Takla

7
nights
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
Dating back to the Neolithic period, Palmyra once stood as a center of wealth and culture.
Explore hidden gems such as The Tetrapylon and Roman Theatre of Palmyra. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Palmyra Museum, explore the historical opulence of Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan, and steep yourself in history at Site of Palmyra.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Palmyra itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Damascus to Palmyra in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Palmyra when traveling from Damascus in October, with lows around 17°C. You will leave for Deir Ezzor on the 16th (Wed).

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

5
nights
Deir Ezzor

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

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Deir Ezzor trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Palmyra to Deir Ezzor in 2.5 hours. On the 21st (Mon), you're off toAleppo.

Things to do in Deir Ezzor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dead City of Serjilla and Great Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: stay fit while traveling at Turkish Bath (Hammam Yalbougha al-Nasri ), step into the grandiose world of Aleppo Citadel, don't miss a visit to Aleppo Town Centre, and walk around General Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Aleppo online trip maker .

Drive from Deir Ezzor to Aleppo in 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Aleppo are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for Lattakia on the 28th (Mon).

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

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Salah el-Din Citadel and Saladin Castle. Go for a jaunt from Lattakia to Jablah to see Jabla about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Blue Beach, take in the waterfront at Seaport, and steep yourself in history at Old Village.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Lattakia travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Aleppo to Lattakia by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Aleppo in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lattakia, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. You will leave for Safita on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Lattakia

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

6
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arwad Island and Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel. Change things up with a short trip to Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa in Tartus (about 56 minutes away).

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Safita trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Lattakia to Safita in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Safita can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 9th (Sat), you're off toHamah.

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 ©

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Norias Park and Um al-Zennar Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Homs (Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) & Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque) and Apamea (in Apamea). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Azem Palace of Hamah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Jamea Alkabir Mosque, see the interesting displays at Hamah Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Qasr Ibn Wardan.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamah online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Safita to Hamah in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for As Suwayda on the 16th (Sat).

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

12
nights
As Suwayda

As Suwayda ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shahba City and As Suwayda Museum. Step out of As Suwayda to go to Daraa and see Bosra ash-Sham, which is approximately 1h 30 min away.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our As Suwayda itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Hamah to As Suwayda in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hamah in November; daily highs in As Suwayda reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Thu).

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

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