This tours offers you some highlights of Jordan and Syria within six days. Based in Amman you visit the tranquil Dead Sea, the astonishing rock city Petra and the Roman town of Jerash. Then move on to Syria, to explore the black basalt town of Bosra, the bustling city Damascus, the rock village Maaloula and the impressing Crusader castle Crac des Chevaliers.
This eight days trip takes you to the most important sights of Syria. You find here striking archaeological treasures like the Crusader fortress Crac des Chevaliers or the breathtaking Palmyra; places associated with religious events like the monasteries of Maaloula and the convent in Seidnaya; and you visit the colorful Souqs of Damascus and Aleppo, the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
In Syria many civilization left their marks and this fully guided tour covers the most important monuments. From Damascus we drive to Lattakia at the Mediterranean to visit the remains from Phoenicians and Crusaders. We head in the north to Aleppo and the Dead Cities, turn to the area of the Euphrates to the Sumerian Mari, Doura Europos, and continue to the fantastic caravan city Palmyra.
This combination tour of Jordan and Syria offers you highlights of ancient civilizations. Starting in Jordan you follow the caravan route, the King's Way, to the rock city Petra. After visiting Amman and Jerash, travel in the north to Syria where the black basalt city Bosra, the Hellenistic Apamea, the capital Damascus, the famous souqs of Aleppo and the legendary Palmyra will be discovered.