Palm Sunday in Jerusalem: Mass at Bethpage and Via Dolorosa Procession

Duration: 6 hours
Destination: Israel, Jerusalem District, Jerusalem
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  • 6 hours
  • Jerusalem
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Celebrate Palm Sunday in Jerusalem, and attend mass at a church in Bethpage before joining the famous procession along the Via Dolorosa pilgrimage route. Reenacting the famous Passover event when Jesus is said to have entered Jerusalem by donkey, the procession takes place yearly, and draws colorful crowds of Christian locals and pilgrims from all over the world. Walk from the Mount of Olives through Kidron Valley and into Jerusalem’s Old City, passing must-see biblical landmarks such as the Garden of Gethsemane, Lion’s Gate and more.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Monte das Oliveiras, Mount of Olives Road, Jerusalem Israel

Visit Mount of Olives sites


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

View the Kidron Valley


Stop At: Old City of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel

Walk the streets of the Old City of Jerusalem


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Church of Saint Anne, Via Dolorosa at St Stephen's Gate, Jerusalem Israel

Visit the Church of Saint Anne


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pools of Bethesda, Jerusalem Israel

Visit the Pools of Bethesda


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Ascension -Mosque of the Ascension, al-Tur Village, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem Israel

Visit the Church of the Ascension


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dominus Flevit, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem Israel

Visit the Church of Dominus Flevit


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Garden of Gethsemane, Jericho Rd, Jerusalem Israel

Pass through Garden of Gethsemane


Duration: 20 minutes

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

Walk along the Via Dolorosa

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Muslim Quarter, Jerusalem Israel

Pass through the Muslim Quarter


Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Church of Saint Anne
  • Entry/Admission - Pools of Bethesda

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hotel pickup is available from Grand Court and David's Citadel hotel.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • There is no lunch stop during the tour; it is recommended that you bring light snacks and water
  • Please note this tour is not suitable for children under the age of 4
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • 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

Traveler pickup is offered


Departure Time

11:15 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

6 hours

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

User's Reviews

Rose B

16 Apr, 2019

Absolutely wonderful to be a part of.
Our guide Yoav was great. He knew all the best places to see away from the crowd. Patient and knowledge.

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