Palmyra is an ancient town in Syria, about 200 km from Damascus, where the Palmyra Camel Caravan event is celebrated. It is very important to Syria because of it's rich history of caravan travellers that stopped there to trade diamonds, gold, pearls and silver. Sometimes mistaken for a mirage, Palmyra's eden would appear from the glistening sands draped in gold. Aside from its opulence, Palmyra is also famous for its tombs that hold the remains of many great rulers of Syria. One may be intrigued to know how interesting the Palmyra Camel Caravan trip can be... One of the ways to discover the desert and the oasis is on the back of a camel, and a camel caravan in Palmyra typically carries a lot of ...
Syrian Arab Republic
Area: 185,180.00 km2
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