Syria

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The 7-day trip shall visit the ancient site of Palmyra, the crusader fort of Krak des Chevaliers, as well as spending time in Aleppo and Damascus.

US passport holders please contact us before booking this trip.

 

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All about the Syria.

The 7-day trip shall visit the ancient site of Palmyra, the crusader fort of Krak des Chevaliers, as well as spending time in Aleppo and Damascus.

The trip starts and finishes in Beirut, Lebanon with a land crossing into and out of Syria.

US passport holders please contact us before booking this trip.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • All accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Private transport
  • Guiding
  • Visa support
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Visa cost (varies depending on nationality)
  • Departure tax from Syria (US$5)
  • Insurance
  • Flights to Lebanon
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch & dinner
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  1. Day 1 Beirut - Krak des Chevalliers - Al Wadi

    Meet at 0800 in Beirut.
    Cross into Syria.
    Drive to visit the crusader fort of Krak des Chevaliers. Krak des Chevaliers is one of the best-preserved medieval forts in the world. You will have plenty of time at the fort which has a commanding view of the surrounding areas.
    Continue drive to Al Wadi.
    Overnight in hotel in Al Wadi.

  2. Day 2 Al wadi - Palmyra – Hama

    Drive from Al Wadi to Palmyra. Visit the remains of the ancient city of Palmyra. Dating back to the Neolithic times, the ruins show the history of the different empires that conquered it.
    Continue drive to Hama and Homs in the afternoon.

    Overnight in hotel in Hama.

  3. Day 3 Hama - Aleppo

    Visit the famous Norias in Hama. Drive from Hama to Aleppo. Overnight in Aleppo.

  4. Day 4 Aleppo

    A full day visiting the remains of the citadel, the covered bazaar and the Umayed mosque in Aleppo.
    Overnight in Aleppo.

  5. Day 5 Aleppo – Homs – Maaloula – Damascus

    A drive from Aleppo to Homs. Continue drive to Damascus via the monastery at Maloulla.

    Overnight in hotel in Damascus.

  6. Day 6 Damascus

    A full day in Damascus to visit the Umayyad mosque, the old city of Damascus including a walk down straight street as well as visiting the underground chapel of St Ananias.

    Overnight in hotel in Damascus.

  7. Day 7 Damascus - Beirut

    Transfer to Beirut.

    End of trip.

Accommodation

We do not and cannot offer a uniform accommodation standard on our itineraries. We consider comfort, location, design, character, historical interest and whether the money we spend will go into the pockets of the local community when we make our choices of where to stay.

The accommodation will be based on you sharing a twin room.

An optional single supplement is US$300 per person.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
  • All accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Private transport
  • Guiding
  • Entrance fee’s to mentioned sites
  • Visa support
  • Visa cost (varies depending on nationality)
  • Departure tax from Syria (US$5)
  • Insurance
  • Flights to Lebanon
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch & dinner
  • Drinks
  • Tips

We will arrange the paperwork so that a Syrian visa will be issued. The guest will need to pay for the visa. Costs vary from US$60 – US$160 depending on nationality.

We do not directly arrange international flights to Syria. We can suggest routes and operators.

With the exception of breakfast, meals are not included as part of the trip. In our experience people sometimes want to eat different things in different places at different times. We know some great places and will also happily show you some of our favourite restaurants and tea houses. Some are luxurious, some are earthier, but all have character. However, we do not pretend to be the arbiters of good taste and are equally happy for you to go off and find your own favourites.

When we choose our vehicles and drivers we take into consideration the road conditions, the length of journey and the competence of the man behind the wheel. Your comfort and enjoyment of the journey is the first priority.

On this trip you will be accompanied by an experienced English-speaking local guides provided by the Untamed Borders team.

Trips to Syria do create dangers all of their own and whilst we want you to have as much freedom as possible we must state that the guide has the final word with regards to changes

in the itinerary for safety reasons. Whilst the route we have chosen passes through areas that we consider to be stable things can change and we may have to alter the route or cancel sections of the trip at short notice.
If there is an extra expense incurred due to the change of itinerary then you may be asked to bear part of that cost. For example, if we have to fly between cities rather than drive.

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April 29, 2023 - May 5, 2023
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$2,375
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September 23, 2023 - September 29, 2023
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$1,750
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