Tours and Activities in Damascus, Palmyra, and Central & Southern Syria
History is at the core of everything to see and do in Damascus, with Aleppo vying with it for the record of the world's oldest continuously inhabited city. Because of this, taking a tour in Damascus is an exciting prospect and full of fascinating sights. From ancient fortresses, mosques, and caravanserais, to museums and the hustle and bustle of the souks and markets, you will be spoilt for choice on a Damascus tour. Choose from our wide variety below or contact us for more information about your Damascus holiday!
We also offer a wide range of locally owned hotels in Damascus, so if you haven't yet booked your accommodation make sure you take a look.
Damascus Full dayDuration: 9 hours
Damascus is the capital of Syria, the oldest city in the world. Many different civilizations have left traces in this ancient city. The Umayyad Mosque is the largest in the world and one of the top attractions in Syria. [more info]
Bosra Full DayDuration: 7 hours
Situated in the vast Horan plain, some 145 km south of Damascus, Bosra is an extremely ancient city mentioned in the lists of Thutmose III and Akhenaten in the 14th century BC.[more info]
Sednaya Maaloula tourDuration: 5 hours
Some 30 km from Damascus, the village is spread out over a hilltop, and surrounded by vineyards and olive groves.[more info]
Palmyra tourDuration: 9 hours
Palmyra is like a pearl in the heart of the desert, rising from the sands. It is one of the most graceful and splendid ancient sites in the East, and the glory and the greatness are still evident years after its construction by the Arab Queen Zenobia.[more info]
Crac Des Chevaliers & ApameaDuration: 8 hours
The most famous medieval citadel in the world, Qal'at al-Hosn (Crac Des Chevaliers) is 65 km west of Homs and 75 km south east of Tartous. It is 650 m above sea level. It was built in order to control the so-called "Homs Gap", the gateway to Syria.[more info]