Route & dates
Fly + Drive: 15 h 45 min
Hamah— 2 nights
Drive: 1 h 45 min
Tartus— 2 nights
Drive: 3 h
Damascus— 4 nights
Bus + Taxi + Bus: 16 h 30 min
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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.Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Hamah Museum, contemplate the long history of Azem Palace of Hamah, thenvisit Norias (Water Wheels), and finally walk around Norias Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Apamea, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Jamea Alkabir Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque.
To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamah road trip app.
Singapore, Singapore to Hamah is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: highs in Hamah hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tartus.
Things to do in Hamah
Apamea, Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque
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A popular summer getaway for domestic tourists, Tartus boasts a number of historical sites and a pleasant Mediterranean Coast harbor.Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers), contemplate the long history of Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel, and then step off the mainland to explore Arwad Island. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Blue Beach, thenstep into the grandiose world of Saladin Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Jabla.
For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tartus day trip planning site.
Traveling by car from Hamah to Tartus takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Tartus are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Damascus.
Things to do in Tartus
Lattakia, Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers), Jabla, Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel
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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 The Canyon (The Siq) in Maaloula, about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Qassioun (Jebal Kasioun), take an in-depth tour of Al Azem Palace (Palace of As'ad, Pasha al-'Azm), pause for some photo ops at Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Barada River.
To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Damascus day trip tool.
Traveling by car from Tartus to Damascus takes 3 hours. While traveling from Tartus, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Damascus, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Damascus
The Canyon (The Siq)
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