Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range
map
Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Museums of Beirut Day Tour
"Enjoy a fascinating introduction to Lebanon's vibrant history. The National Museum of Beirut holds countless treasures through which you will witness the living proof to the country's rich heritage. Mim gets its name from the 24th letter of the Arab precisely because it is the first letter of the Arabic words for museum minerals and mines. The museum exhibits more than 1400 minerals representing around 300 different species from over 61 countries. Then we will head to Lebanon’s central bank Museum where you will know more about the central bank’s roles and responsibilities in keeping the stability of the Lebanese economy and financial system.The last destination is a walk in Hamra streets where we will encounter shops restaurants
From $80.00
 
Private Tour: Pompeii Rail Tour from Sorrento with Family Tour Option
"Meet your private guide at Sorrento train station and set out on your private morning or afternoon trip.At the station catch the train to Pompeii (own expense) and admire the Bay of Naples as your guide shares tales about the Roman town and how it lay buried under ash for centuries after the devastating eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD.After a roughly 30-minute journ leave the train and walk to the Pompeii site entrance. Head inside (own expense) with your guide and enjoy a walking tour of the highlights.As you stroll listen avidly as your guide describes the rituals of daily life here and how 20000 of Pompeii’s citizens perished in the eruption. As this is a private tour talk to your guide about seeing more or less of any sites so they can tailor the itinerary to your particular interests.Walk down the well-preserved streets
From EUR43.00
 
"Private Tour: Nazareth
"Private Tour: Nazareth Tiberias and Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem""Leave your centrally located Jerusalem hotel or prearranged location in a comfortable private vehicle and drive north to Nazareth Jesus’ childhood home in the Galilean hills. As you travel chat to your guide about tailoring your itinerary to your interests perhaps to spend more time at a particular site than another.Arrive in Nazareth and head to the old quarter as you learn how the town became a bastion of Christianity as the story of Jesus spread
From $121.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Syria

Off The Beaten Path

covered souq

Some 200 meters from Bab Antakia, on the right, there is a mosque of some importance: Jame al Bahra-myah, in the Turkish style with a great dome which is being restored; note the many beautiful small...
View More
Off The Beaten Path

Jebel Qassioun

They shine at night, they seems to be so far from us, standing up on this mountain...Drinking a hot tea, my eyes lost in yours, no words are needed cause our hearts are talking already...Oh God, i...
View More
Off The Beaten Path

day trips

The Church of St. Simeon (or Qala Siman as it is known to the Syrians) is about 1 hour out of Aleppo. It is the site of where St. Simeon chose to lead the religious life alone as a hermit monk. But...
View More

Ugarit or Ras Shamra ---an ancient settlement

Up near Latika, there is the ruined settlement of Ugarit. It was a famous port thousands of years BC. Trade was undertaken with the Egyptians and the people of Crete (Minoans)it is most famopus for an...
crazyman2's Profile Photo
crazyman2
Jul 25, 2012

Homs

Homs is the third largest city in Syria and it is the JOKE of Syrian people. It is located in the middle of country with connection to all other Syrian cities . It is located directly in front of to...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Dec 01, 2009

The Dead Cities, Sirjila

Sirjila is another dead city that can be visited from Aleppo or Hama either by a hotel Organized tour or by a privately owned car. Sarjila has an on going excavation and restoration project. It has...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Feb 02, 2009
 
 
Sponsored Listings

'The Dead Cities, Al Bara

The Dead cities are a collection of little villages and towns the are located between Aleppo and Hama along the modern highway. These cities date back to the 3rd century AD. Some were mysteriously...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Feb 02, 2009

Musyaf

It is an interesting town, visited mostly to view its castle. I met few Germans living in this little town with German families to learn Arabic. There was always so sort of fortification at this site...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Feb 02, 2009

Al Hamra (Beehive Homes)

These Desert houses are Ideal for the environment. It constructed from hay and clay. It is very worm in winter and cool in summer. I was told that it take 10 people one day to built one house. The one...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Feb 02, 2009

Qasr Ibn Wardan

This was built as an eastern frontier post by Emperor Justinian in the mid 6 th century. It functioned as a fort and a church. It was used as a staging post to control the local Bedouin tribes in the...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Feb 02, 2009

Qalat Sheizer

Qalat Sheizer was built by the Fatimid califs of Egypt. It was a major a thorn against the Crusader and a big allay to Saladin. Usamah ibn Munqidh, the commander of the castle who served Saladin as a...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Feb 01, 2009

Qalat Shmaimees and Al Salamiyya

This site was first fortified during the first century BC. The castle suffered from an earth quake and than was flattened by the Persian Army in 613 AD. The Current structure dates to the 11th century...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Feb 01, 2009

Hosn Suleiman

The current structure is a Roman Temple which was built on an earlier Phonetician temple. The building is 180 maters by 90m. Some of the stone blocks are very huge and estimated to weight 90 tones...
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Jan 14, 2009

Mashta Al Helow

This is a very beautiful town especially in the summer. There are plenty of Restaurants and hotels. The night life during summer time is great. The atmosphere and vibe of the place is incredible....
Doctor38's Profile Photo
Doctor38
Jan 11, 2009

Popular Cities in Syria

Cities

Aleppo

Muhafazat Halab
View More
Cities

Damascus

Muhafazat Dimashq
View More
Cities

Latakia

Muhafazat al Ladhiqiyah
View More
Cities

`Afrin

Muhafazat Halab
View More
Cities

Hamah

Muhafazat Hamah
View More
Cities

Palmyra

Muhafazat Hims
View More

Top Hotels in Syria

Hotels
Show Prices
Hotels
Baghdad Station Street, PO Box 669, Aleppo, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Abi Nawas St., Hamah, 111, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Cote d'Azur St, Lattakia, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Maysaloun Street, P.O Box 33555, Busra ash Sham, Bosra, Syria
Show Prices
Hotels
Safita Cham St., Safita, Syria
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Syria

Things to Do

Christian Quarter

Jedida means new in Arabic so letterly means new quarter, Mainly resindent are Armenians and Maronite who settled in Aleppo some time ago Christians in Aleppo have a good high life stype mostly...
View More
Things to Do

Omayyad Mosque

The Omayyad Mosque, which I saw it in 2011 when we started our middle east trip was so beautiful. It was built by Abdulmelik bin Merwan who is the fifth calif of umayyad dynasty. ?t is rumoured that...
View More
Things to Do

Citadel

The heart of attraction in the middle of the city. . A Fortress surrounded by many buildings that stretched widely around it forming like a cobweb. Today it is one of the most impressive historical...
View More
Things to Do

Souk El-Hamidiyeh

I don't suppose many of us will ever get the chance to wander around Damascus in the near future but if things cool down their it is certainly worth wandering around the souks. I could not resist the...
View More
Things to Do

The Old City

Built in 1916, this late Ottoman edifice once housed the city hall of Aleppo (Municipality Building). It is one of numerous beautiful late Ottoman-period buildings surrounding the Citadel, constructed...
View More
Things to Do

National Museum

While Roman and Greek art was highly developed in the realms of figurative sculpture and pottery, some of the best examples of the highly-developed artistic traditions of these two cultures can be...
View More
dr.firas's Profile Photo

dr.firas

"Land of the first Civilizations"
View Member
TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo

TheWanderingCamel

"Welcome to Syria"
View Member
MalenaN's Profile Photo

MalenaN

"Syria"
View Member
call_me_rhia's Profile Photo

call_me_rhia

"26 December 2002 - 6 January 2003"
View Member
midnight_mike's Profile Photo

midnight_mike

"Syria through the eyes of an American"
View Member