Syria In A Week Tour
7 Days / 6 Nights Tour Of The Oldest Living
Day 1 (Airport – Damascus)
Arrival at Damascus
International Airport. Meet & Assist, transfer to hotel, for overnight.
Day 2 (Damascus).
day Damascus city tour: visit the National Museum (10
000 years of culture) handicraft market (the best handmade crafts of
the Middle East), Azem Palace (a perfect example of a
traditional Damascene house, an ethnic museum now). Umayyad mosque (a place for
worshiping since the first millennium b.c), the straight street (the via recta,
the place where St. Anania met St. Paul and converted him) the church of St.
Ananias, the window of St. Paul and a stroll in souk hamidieh (one
thousand and one kinds of goods), ending the tour by a panoramic tour view from
mountain Kassion, back to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 (Maalula- Krak Des Chevaliers-Apamea-Aleppo).
Breakfast, Departure for
Aleppo, en route visit Maalula, Krak Des Chevaliers, (the most
spectacular 12th-century Crusaders' castle of all), then to Apamea, proceed
to Aleppo, hotel dinner and overnight.
Day 4 (Aleppo-St. Simon-Aleppo).
Visit St. Simeon’s
monastery in the morning. Tour Aleppo in the afternoon; visit the largest
covered market in the Middle East, see the Aleppo citadel and the National
Museum, Grand Mosque, Khan Al-Wazir. Dinner & Overnight in Aleppo.
Day 5 (Aleppo-Serjellah-Palmyra).
Breakfast, departure to
Palmyra. En route visit Serjellah, Upon arrival visit the Temple of Bel, the
colonnaded streets, and the Necropolis. Overnight in Palmyra. Optional dinner in a Bedouin tent or at hotel.
Day 6 (Palmyra- Damascus).
Breakfast, Continue tour
of Palmyra, then transfer to Damascus, arrive hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 (Damascus- Airport).
Breakfast, Transfer to
Damascus Airport for final departure.