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9 days in Syria Itinerary
Fly + Drive: 15h 45min
Hamah— 2 nights
Drive: 1h 45min
Tartus— 2 nights
Damascus— 4 nights
Fly: 16h 30min
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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.On the 7th (Tue), explore the galleries of Hamah Museum, contemplate the long history of Azem Palace of Hamah, and then stroll around Norias Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Apamea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Jamea Alkabir Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khalid ibn Al-Walid Mosque.
For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamah trip itinerary planner.
Singapore, Singapore to Hamah is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Singapore in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Hamah, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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.On the 9th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers), then steep yourself in history at Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel, and then head off the coast to Arwad Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Tortosa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Saladin Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Jabla.
To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tartus trip planner .
Drive from Hamah to Tartus in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Damascus.
Things to do in Tartus
Lattakia, Saladin (Selahedin) Citadel, Jabla, Qala'at al-Hosn (Krac des Chevaliers)
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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.Damascus is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Qassioun (Jebal Kasioun), pause for some photo ops at Saladin (Selahedin) Mausoleum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Umayyad Mosque, and explore the galleries of The National Museum of Damascus.
To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Damascus travel planning tool .
Traveling by car from Tartus to Damascus takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tartus in April: highs in Damascus hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 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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