Head out on a full-day tour of Jerusalem and see the main sights. Drive to the Mount of Olives, see the Old City and New City, walk through the Christian and Jewish quarters, and visit the Wailing Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and Yad Vashem.
What to Expect
See the most important sights in Jerusalem on a full-day tour of the city. Begin with a drive to the Mount of Olives for panoramic views over the City of Peace. Then stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb, the Room of the Last Supper, and Dormition Abbey.
Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo; the Roman Road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Proceed to the New City to visit Yad Vashem; the Jewish memorial to the Holocaust.
On Saturdays and Jewish holidays, instead of Yad Vashem, drive to Ein Karem, traditionally known as birthplace of John the Baptist; stroll in the narrow lanes of the picturesque village stopping by Mary's spring before continuing to visit the Church of Saint John the Baptist.
- Pick-up from hotel
- Guiding and entrance fees
Know Before You Go
On Saturdays and Jewish holidays, instead of Yad Vashem, you will visit Yemin Moshe, the first neighborhood built outside the city walls.
As from March 1 2016:
On Saturdays and Jewish holidays, instead of Yad Vashem, drive to Ein Karem, southwest of Jerusalem, traditionally known as birthplace of John the Baptist; Stroll in the narrow lanes of the picturesque neighborhood, stopping by Mary's spring and continue to visit the remarkable Church of Saint John the Baptist.
Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts ) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
Children under 10 years old are not permitted into Yad Vashem.