Jerusalem and Bethlehem Full-Day Tour of the Holy Sites

Jerusalem and Bethlehem Full-Day Tour of the Holy Sites

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Key Details
Duration
10 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick up at major hotels in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

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What You'll Do
  • See the most beautiful and fascinating sites in the Old City of Jerusalem and in Bethlehem
  • Learn the history of the holy sites from your guide
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the Mount of Olives
  • Visit the exact location where Jesus was born and also the site of the crucifixion
Overview
Explore Jerusalem and Bethlehem visiting fascinating holy sites, taking in views from the Shepherds' Fields and Mount of Olives and entering the Church of the Nativity and Holy Sepulchre walking along Via Delorosa and Stations of the Cross.
What to Expect
Take a day out to explore some of the most fascinating holy sites in the Old City of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. You'll be guided though the sandy colored winding streets, steeped in history and bustling with activity. This tour takes you to the attractions most important for the history of Christianity and other religions.

You'll begin amidst picturesque olive groves with a dramatic panoramic overview of the new and old city of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, including the Temple Mount Esplanade of the old city. A short walk brings you to the Old City of Jerusalem and you will walk along the Via Dolorosa and the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of the crucifixion. Head towards the renovated Jewish Quarter walking through the Cardo, a 1,700 year-old ancient pathway constructed in Roman times.

From Jerusalem journey via the Nativity Circle and visit Bethlehem’s Manger Square, home to the Church of the Nativity, one of the world’s oldest churches still in use today. Admire the Roman style of the Basilica of the Nativity, constructed on the ruins of its predecessor in 565 AD.

Enter the Grotto of the Nativity, the cave underneath the Catholic Church of St. Catherine in which Jesus was born, containing a 14-pointed star of silver set into the floor. You'll see the Milk Grotto, hiding beneath a Franciscan chapel where Mary nursed her son while the family was taking refuge before their flight into Egypt.

Finally visit the special Church of the Shepherds’ Fields and gaze over the landscape.
What's Included
  • Transportation
Know Before You Go
Passports and modest dress required

Departures Time:

Jerusalem : 08:30
Tel-Aviv : 07:15
Herzliya : 07:00
Netanya : 06:30

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