Jericho Temptation Mount and Jesus Baptism Site

Duration: 6 to 8 hours
Destination: Israel, Tel Aviv District, Tel Aviv
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Tel Aviv
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This tour takes you back to the beginning of the Human Civilization – to Jericho, the first city in the History. You will see the Tower built over 10,000 years ago.
We shall further take a Cable Car, which will bring us to the Monastery of Temptation. This monastery, built at the top of the steep mount, is considered one of the miracles of the Holy Land.
We shall visit the Qasr Al Yahud, the Baptism site at the Jordan River. Qasr Al Yahud is believed to be the place where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist This exclusively beautiful site, at the border between Israel and Jordan, is surrounded by the new and ancient monasteries and creates a strong feeling of Mystery.
We shall stop at Deir Hajla Monastery. Initially built in the V CAD, the monastery was further destroyed by the invading Persian Army., and it still keeps the sculls of the monks executed by the invaders.
Finally, if the time permits, we shall make a detour to see Wadi Qelt deepest gorge, famous for its beauty.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Tel es-Sultan, Ein es-Sultan Street, Jericho Palestinian Territories

This is site of the Ancient Jericho - the first city in the Human History, built over 10,000 years ago.
We shall see the excavations of the Ancient Tower, the City Gaqte and the walls built over 4,000 years ago

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mount of Temptation Monastery, Mount of Temptation, Jericho Palestinian Territories

This monastery is built at the high slope of the Temptation Mount, a place where Jesus was tempted by the Devil.
To get there, we shall take a Cable Car, the longest in the World.
This Ancient Monastery is famous both for its Holiness and the fascinating views of Jericho and the Dead Sea

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Qasr al-Yahud Baptismal Site, Jordan Valley Region, Jerusalem Israel

Qasr Al Yahud is believed to be the place where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.
This exclusively beautiful site, at the border between Israel and Jordan, is surrounded by the new and ancient monasteries and creates a strong feeling of Mystery


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Deir Hajla

This beautiful monastery is built at the site where the first Christian Monks used to live in the caves. Here, by the old tradition, Mary rested with Jesus on a way to Egypt.
Today this monastery, rebuilt by the Crusades 1,000 years ago, looks like a lost Paradise in the middle of the Desert

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ein Prat Nature Reserve (Wadi Qelt), East from Almon (Anatot) Road 437, Israeli Settlement, Kfar Adumim Palestinian Territories

If the time permits, we shall make a detour to enjoy the fascinating views of the famous Wadi Qelt George and St. George Monastery built on its slopes. The view is absolutely breathtaking

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Professional guide, specialist in History and Religion
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tel Aviv and Jerusalem hotels pick up and drop off

Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees to Deir As Sultan and Jericho Cable Car tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Tel es-Sultan
  • Entry/Admission - Mount of Temptation Monastery
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up our guests at all Tel ASviv and Jerusalem Hotels


Departure Time

8:00 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

6 to 8 hours

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

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