Highlight of the Jerusalem and Bethlehem Biblical Trip from Tel Aviv

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: Israel, Center District, Herzliya
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  • 10 hours
  • Herzliya
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This tour is Combine of two holy cities on this full-day sightseeing tour: Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Starting from the view of the Mount Scopus , the itinerary follows biblical sites from Mt. Zion to the Old City, including a walking tour through the Muslim, Jewish, and Christian quarters. In the Jewish Quarter, we visit the Byzantine Cardo and the Western Wall. Following on the Christian quarters the Via Dolorosa where Jesus walked bearing his cross, we reach the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity where Jesus was born and Jesus was born and see the original excavated mosaic. If possible, we will visit chapel caves beneath the Church of Saint Catherine.

• Full-day tour of the biblical sites in Bethlehem and Jerusalem.
• See world famous classical landmarks of Jerusalem, the City of Gold
• Follow Jesus' path down the Via Dolorosa and Holy Land.
• Explore Bethlehem's Christian landmarks.
• Pickup and drop-off included

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mount Scopus National Botanical Garden, Mount Scopus Hebrew University Campus, Jerusalem Israel

Our journey begins with the Panoramic overview of Mt. Scopus with stunning views of Jerusalem’s skyline.
Old City Temple Mount where the golden dome of the Dome of the Rock offers the perfect photo-op. Looking down we see a 3,000-year-old Jewish cemetery.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Garden of Gethsemane, Jericho Rd, Jerusalem Israel

We pass by the Garden of Gethsemane.

Pass By: Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), Garden of Gethsemane Foot of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem Israel

Pass by the Church of All Nations.

Pass By: Kidron Valley, Behind Old City Walls, Jerusalem Israel

Pass by the Kidron Valley.

Stop At: Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel

Entering the Old City via the Zion Gate to Visit the most important Historical sites.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Armenian Quarter, David Street Armenian Patriarchate Road, Jerusalem Israel

Pass by the Armenian Quarter

Stop At: The Cardo, Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem Israel

Visit the Jewish Quarter and the 1500 year old Byzantine Cardo.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Christian Quarter Road, Jerusalem Israel

Visit the most important sites in the Christian Quarter

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Christian Quarter Road, Jerusalem Israel

Visit the most important sites in the Christian Quarter

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Western Wall Plaza Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem 97500 Israel

We stop at the Kotel; the Western Wall where Jews have prayed since the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE. Built by King Herod it was a supporting wall enclosing the Temple Mount area.
On the tour you can join others from around the world and place a prayer note between the stones of the wall.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Way of the Cross - Via Dolorosa, Via Dolorosa Old Town, Jerusalem Israel

Explore The Via Dolorosa also known as the Way of the Cross Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Visit the Historical site the Cross Church of the Holy Sepulcher built on the site of Jesus’ crucifixion and his burial tomb.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Muslim Quarter, Jerusalem Israel

Pass by the Muslim Quarter and The lively Bazaar.

Stop At: Bethlehem, Bethlehem, West Bank

we continue to Holy Bethlehem, the city of Christ's birth. We arrive in the City of Bread, Bethlehem, which was home to Jesse, King David's father as well as being Christ's birthplace.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Church of the Nativity, Manger Square .15 minutes walking from bus 231, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories

From Manger Square we enter the 4th century Church of the Nativity which is the oldest church in Israel still in use. Beneath the church is the Grotto of the Nativity where a star indicates the place where Jesus was born.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: The Church of St. Catherine, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories

If possible, visit the Church of St. Catherine.
From the Church of St. Catherine we go down into a two room cave which connects with the Grotto of the Nativity. This is the perfect place for us to take a moment and sing some Christmas carols.

Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Includes all entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - The Church of St. Catherine

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Insurance
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations.
  • Border crossing may include short unaccompanied walking portion.
  • Change of vehicle may be required upon entering Palestinian authority territory.
  • Passports are compulsory.
  • Visit to Bethlehem: due to the high number of visitors, entrance to the Nativity Cave may be limited
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

1: Netanya, Israel
2: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
3: Herzliya, Israel
4: Jerusalem, Israel

Traveler pickup is offered


Departure Time

7:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

10 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Mátyás O

10 Feb, 2020

We went to Jerusalem and Betlehem from Tel Aviv and it was our best trip ever. Our guide Itamar Buk was the the most awesome ever, he was funny, but told us very interesting details too, we loved him so much.

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