8 days in Syria Itinerary

8 days in Syria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Damascus
— 2 nights
2
Homs
— 1 night
3
Aleppo
— 1 night
4
Palmyra
— 2 nights

2
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.
Damascus is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Damascus Umayyad Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Souq al-Hamidiyyeh, expand your understanding of the military at The Citadel, and explore the galleries of The National Museum of Damascus.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Damascus trip itinerary planner.

Kayseri, Turkey to Damascus is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kayseri to Damascus, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Damascus is a bit warmer than Kayseri - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Homs.

Things to do in Damascus

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Damascus Umayyad Mosque ©
Damascus Umayyad Mosque
Old City ©
Old City
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh ©
Souq al-Hamidiyyeh

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night
Homs

Homs ©
Homs, previously known as Emesa, is a city in western Syria and the capital of the Homs Governorate. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque, explore the ancient world of Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Um al-Zennar Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Homs, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Damascus to Homs by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aleppo.

Things to do in Homs

Historic Sites
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Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers) ©
Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers)
Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque ©
Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque
Um al-Zennar Church ©
Um al-Zennar Church

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): deepen your knowledge of military history at Saint Simon Citadel (Sam’an Citadel, Qalat Samaan), admire the landmark architecture of Aleppo Citadel, and then admire the landmark architecture of Great Mosque.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Aleppo tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Homs to Aleppo takes 2.5 hours. November in Aleppo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Palmyra.

Things to do in Aleppo

Historic Sites
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Aleppo Citadel ©
Aleppo Citadel
Great Mosque ©
Great Mosque

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Palmyra

Palmyra ©
Dating back to the Neolithic period, Palmyra once stood as a center of wealth and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Muslim Castle Qala'at ibn Maan, thensteep yourself in history at Roman Theatre of Palmyra, thencontemplate the long history of Site of Palmyra, and finally contemplate the long history of The Tetrapylon.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Palmyra trip planner.

You can drive from Aleppo to Palmyra in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Aleppo in November, things will get slightly colder in Palmyra: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palmyra

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