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Two-day Trip to Damascus and beyond from Amman 2024: A Journey You’ll Never Forget.

Damascus: European tourists are attentively listening to their Syrian guide in the courtyard of Damascus Azem Palace.

Two-day Trip to Damascus and Beyond from Amman: Immerse yourself in the hidden wonders of Syria on this unforgettable two-day journey. Discover captivating landscapes, explore ancient landmarks, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of this fascinating country. Experience the renowned warmth and hospitality of the Syrian people as you traverse this remarkable destination.

Damascus City Tour & Sednaya:

 
Day 01: Amman- Damascus City Tour
  • Begin your journey from Amman, Jordan, with a convenient pick-up from your city center accommodation.
  • Take a break at a street café for refreshments before reaching the Jordanian-Syrian border crossing.
  • Continue your travel to the capital city of Damascus, Syria, renowned for its diverse religious, ethnic, and cultural heritage.
  • Your drop-off point will be Bab Touma, the north-eastern gate associated with the old city’s Christian neighbourhood.
  • Stroll along the ancient roadway to a boutique hotel located in the heart of old Damascus to have a short break and meet your guide to start your city tour of Damascus.
  • Experience the spiritual significance of the Chapel of St. Ananias, an ancient church that embodies the essence of early Christianity.
  • Take a stroll along the historic Straight Street, a captivating thoroughfare adorned with shops, cafes, and bustling markets.
  • Be awe-inspired by the splendour of Azem Palace, an architectural gem that showcases the exquisite beauty of Damascene craftsmanship, currently houses the Museum of Popular Traditions.
  • Embark on an exploration of Khan Assad Pasha, an impressive caravanserai that stands as a testament to the region’s rich trading heritage.
  • Enjoy a stroll through the narrow alleys, leading you to the Umayyad Mosque. This iconic landmark is a significant cultural and spiritual center, housing the Shrine of John the Baptist.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Souq al-Hamidiyeh, an ancient covered bazaar and bustling marketplace where the local culture thrives.
  • Take a well-deserved rest at the historic Al Noufarah coffeehouse, where you can savour the flavors of coffee and tea while observing the vibrant Damascene life unfolding around you.
  • Witness the religious diversity of Syria by visiting the Al-Seida Raqiyeh Mosque an important Shia pilgrimage site.
  • Enjoy a stroll along the ancient roadway to your accommodation for overnight stay.
Day 01: Damascus – Sednaya – Amman
  • Travel to Sednaya, a picturesque mountain town located north of Damascus. Sednaya holds great significance as a Christian pilgrimage site, drawing visitors from near and far. Immerse yourself in the town’s rich religious heritage as you explore the local church, shrine, and monastery. Marvel at the intricate architecture and sacred artwork within these sacred spaces. As you ascend to the rooftop, be rewarded with panoramic views that showcase the breathtaking surrounding mountains, the town itself, and the valley below. This vantage point offers a serene and awe-inspiring experience.
  • Afterwards, drive to visit Deir Mar Touma, also known as the Monastery of Saint Thomas, is located a short distance uphill from Sednaya. The contemporary monastery stands adjacent to an ancient chapel that originally served as a Roman temple. The Roman foundations of this chapel are more clearly visible compared to the church at Deir al-Shirubeim, which is also of Roman origin and located further up the mountain. The present form of the chapel closely resembles the original Roman architecture, with the addition of a circular apse on the eastern side. Ancient caves, along with various Roman capitals and carvings, can also be found in the vicinity of the site.
  • From Sednaya, drive back to your accommodation in the capital city of Damascus for rest and refreshment before your travel back to your accommodation in Amman.
Rate per person in single room, valid till end of Sep 2024, on the basis of:

1 Person

US$ 799

Rate per person in sharing twin/DBL, valid till end of Sep 2024, on the basis of:

2 Persons

US$ 435

3 Persons

US$ 330

SGL Sup.

US$ 55

Included:
  • Private round-trip transfer.
  • Syrian Land border security clearance.
  • Syrian tourist visa reference code (Entry visa approval).
  • Overnight at an old town boutique hotel, including breakfast.
  • Professional English-speaking guide during the tours.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Portage at the hotel.
  • Syrian land border exit tax to Lebanon.
Excluded:
  • Entry visa fees to Syria.
  • Re-entry visa to Amman
  • Jordanian land border exit tax to Syria.
  • Any meals and drinks.
  • Any tipping.
  • Insurance of any kind.

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Damascus City Tour & Maalula:

 
Day 01: Amman – Damascus City Tour
  • Begin your journey from Amman, Jordan, with a convenient pick-up from your city center accommodation.
  • Take a break at a street café for refreshments before reaching the Jordanian-Syrian border crossing.
  • Continue your travel to the capital city of Damascus, Syria, renowned for its diverse religious, ethnic, and cultural heritage.
  • Your drop-off point will be Bab Touma, the north-eastern gate associated with the old city’s Christian neighbourhood.
  • Stroll along the ancient roadway to a boutique hotel located in the heart of old Damascus to have a short break and meet your guide to start your city tour of Damascus.
  • Experience the spiritual significance of the Chapel of St. Ananias, an ancient church that embodies the essence of early Christianity.
  • Take a stroll along the historic Straight Street, a captivating thoroughfare adorned with shops, cafes, and bustling markets.
  • Be awe-inspired by the splendour of Azem Palace, an architectural gem that showcases the exquisite beauty of Damascene craftsmanship, currently houses the Museum of Popular Traditions.
  • Embark on an exploration of Khan Assad Pasha, an impressive caravanserai that stands as a testament to the region’s rich trading heritage.
  • Enjoy a stroll through the narrow alleys, leading you to the Umayyad Mosque. This iconic landmark is a significant cultural and spiritual center, housing the Shrine of John the Baptist.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Souq al-Hamidiyeh, an ancient covered bazaar and bustling marketplace where the local culture thrives.
  • Take a well-deserved rest at the historic Al Noufarah coffeehouse, where you can savour the flavors of coffee and tea while observing the vibrant Damascene life unfolding around you.
  • Witness the religious diversity of Syria by visiting the Al-Seida Raqiyeh Mosque an important Shia pilgrimage site.
  • Enjoy a stroll along the ancient roadway to your accommodation for overnight stay.
Day 01: Damascus – Maalula – Amman
  • Travel to Maalula, a historic Christian town located about 56 kilometers north of Damascus. Maalula is renowned for its charming painted houses, picturesque setting, and intriguing caves. What makes Maalula truly unique is its Aramaic-speaking population, who still preserve the ancient language spoken by Jesus Christ. Immerse yourself in the town’s rich cultural heritage, visit its historic monasteries, and witness the traditions and way of life of the local community.
  • From Maalula, drive back to your accommodation in the capital city of Damascus for rest and refreshment before your travel back to your accommodation in Amman.
Rate per person in single room, valid till end of Sep 2024, on the basis of:

1 Person

US$ 799

Rate per person in sharing twin/DBL, valid till end of Sep 2024, on the basis of:
 

2 Persons

US$ 435

3 Persons

US$ 330

SGL Sup.

US$ 55

Included:
  • Private round-trip transfer.
  • Syrian Land border security clearance.
  • Syrian tourist visa reference code (Entry visa approval).
  • Overnight at an old town boutique hotel, including breakfast.
  • Professional English-speaking guide during the tours.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Portage at the hotel.
  • Syrian land border exit tax to Lebanon.
Excluded:
  • Entry visa fees to Syria.
  • Re-entry visa to Amman
  • Jordanian land border exit tax to Syria.
  • Any meals and drinks.
  • Any tipping.
  • Insurance of any kind.

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Damascus City Tour & Bosra:

 
Day 01: Amman – Damascus City Tour
  • Begin your journey from Amman, Jordan, with a convenient pick-up from your city center accommodation.
  • Take a break at a street café for refreshments before reaching the Jordanian-Syrian border crossing.
  • Continue your travel to the capital city of Damascus, Syria, renowned for its diverse religious, ethnic, and cultural heritage.
  • Your drop-off point will be Bab Touma, the north-eastern gate associated with the old city’s Christian neighbourhood.
  • Stroll along the ancient roadway to a boutique hotel located in the heart of old Damascus to have a short break and meet your guide to start your city tour of Damascus.
  • Experience the spiritual significance of the Chapel of St. Ananias, an ancient church that embodies the essence of early Christianity.
  • Take a stroll along the historic Straight Street, a captivating thoroughfare adorned with shops, cafes, and bustling markets.
  • Be awe-inspired by the splendour of Azem Palace, an architectural gem that showcases the exquisite beauty of Damascene craftsmanship, currently houses the Museum of Popular Traditions.
  • Embark on an exploration of Khan Assad Pasha, an impressive caravanserai that stands as a testament to the region’s rich trading heritage.
  • Enjoy a stroll through the narrow alleys, leading you to the Umayyad Mosque. This iconic landmark is a significant cultural and spiritual center, housing the Shrine of John the Baptist.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Souq al-Hamidiyeh, an ancient covered bazaar and bustling marketplace where the local culture thrives.
  • Take a well-deserved rest at the historic Al Noufarah coffeehouse, where you can savour the flavors of coffee and tea while observing the vibrant Damascene life unfolding around you.
  • Witness the religious diversity of Syria by visiting the Al-Seida Raqiyeh Mosque an important Shia pilgrimage site.
  • Enjoy a stroll along the ancient roadway to your accommodation for overnight stay.
Day 01: Damascus – Bosra – Amman
  • Travel to Bosra, a destination that holds immense historical significance and is a must-visit for every traveller. Bosra has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it offers a treasure trove of historical monuments that showcase various eras of Syria’s rich history.
  • As you explore Bosra, you’ll encounter a captivating blend of Roman and Byzantine ruins, alongside impressive examples of early Islamic architecture. The city’s historical landscape tells the story of its vibrant past. One of the standout attractions is the well-preserved 2nd century Roman theatre. This magnificent structure, with its grand colonnades and seating tiers, provides a glimpse into the ancient Roman entertainment culture.
  • In addition to the Roman influences, Bosra also showcases remnants of early Christian heritage. Discover the ruins of ancient churches, bearing witness to the city’s early Christian community and their religious practices.
  • Within the city walls, you’ll find several mosques that further reflect the diverse layers of Bosra’s history. Of notable mention is the revered Al-Omari Mosque, one of the oldest surviving mosques in Islamic history. Step inside this architectural marvel and appreciate its intricate designs, reflecting the artistic and spiritual expressions of the past.
  • As you wander through the streets of Bosra, you’ll be immersed in the ambiance of a bygone era, where history comes alive through the remnants of ancient civilizations. The city’s unique blend of Roman, Byzantine, early Christian, and Islamic influences creates a captivating tapestry of cultural heritage.
  • From Bosra, Drive to Amman, bidding farewell to Syria with cherished memories of its rich history, cultural heritage, and warm hospitality.
Rate per person in single room, valid till end of Sep 2024, on the basis of:

1 Person

US$ 830

Rate per person in sharing twin/DBL, valid till end of Sep 2024, on the basis of:
 

2 Persons

US$ 450

3 Persons

US$ 340

SGL Sup.

US$ 55

Included:
  • Private round-trip transfer.
  • Syrian Land border security clearance.
  • Syrian tourist visa reference code (Entry visa approval).
  • Overnight at an old town boutique hotel, including breakfast.
  • Professional English-speaking guide during the tours.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Portage at the hotel.
  • Syrian land border exit tax to Lebanon.
Excluded:
  • Entry visa fees to Syria.
  • Re-entry visa to Amman
  • Jordanian land border exit tax to Syria.
  • Any meals and drinks.
  • Any tipping.
  • Insurance of any kind.
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