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Tour The Holy City Of Jerusalem In 2 Days
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Archeology, Education

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Language

    English, Hebrew

  • Activity Level

    Easy

Description

Tour the magical Old City of Jerusalem, a place like no other on Earth, a wonderful tapestry woven from love and hate, destruction and resurrection, war and peace. Travel around the home to most sacred holy sites of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim faiths.

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    • Begin the day with a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives, “And as he sat upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world” (Matt 24:3). Overlooking the walls of the old city and the ancient Jewish cemetery.

    • Visit the Church of All Nations which was once called “The Basilica of the Agony”, and see the Garden of Gethsemane.

    • Proceed to Mount Zion to see the tomb of King David and the nearby Room of the Last Supper “Go into the city, and there you will meet a man… ‘The Rabbi says, “Where is the guest room, where I may eat the Passover with my disciples?”’(Mark 14.13-14)

    • Enter the Old City to begin exploring the wondrous city of Jerusalem. Walkthrough the Roman Cardo, one of two main streets. View the Temple Mount, and the Western Wall (Wailing Wall) where Jews from around the world turn their eyes to; Believers can leave notes and prayers in the cracks between the wall’s stones.

    • Walk along the Via Dolorosa (Latin: ‘way of sorrow’), the traditional pilgrimage route in Jerusalem commemorating Jesus’ journey carrying the cross (Mark 15:20-23) Golgotha. Continue to the Holy Sepulchre's Church the holiest Christian site in Jerusalem and Israel, the place of Jesus Christ’s burial and resurrection. “And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre” (Matt 27:61).

    • No visit to Jerusalem is complete without a walk through the Arab bazaar “Suk” interesting and full of colour. Optional to end the day by visiting the Garden Tomb.

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    • Next, visit the Israel Museum - Israel’s finest and most extensive museum. See the new Holy Land-model – a small-scale representation of Jerusalem during the second temple period.

    • Next, visit the book's Shrine, whose famous roof is shaped like the ceramic jar covers in which the Dead Sea scrolls were first discovered.

    • Continue to Yad Vashem, (“Hand and Name” from Isaiah 56:5), Israel’s official memorial and museum dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust.  Enter the site by walking along the Path of the Righteous Gentiles. This path is dedicated to the non-Jews that risked their lives to save their Jewish friends and neighbours.

    • Travel on to Ein Karem and a visit to a Spanish style church that commemorates John the Baptist's birthplace. “Now, the time that Elizabeth should give birth was fulfilled, and she brought forth a son. His mother answered, “Not so; but he will be called John.” (Luke 1.57-60).

    • See Mary’s well, where Mother Mary met her cousin Elizabeth. “Mary arose in those days… and entered into the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth”. (Luke 1.39-40).

    • Proceed to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, and visit the Church of the Nativity. “Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod, the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem…” (Matt 2:1-16).

What's Included
  • Guiding and transportation

What's Excluded
  • Entrance fees

  • Food and beverages

  • Your personal purchases, accommodation, and in some places, tour guide's accommodation where needed. 

Know before you go
  • Like no other city on Earth, the magical Old City of Jerusalem a wonderful tapestry woven from Love and Hate, destruction and resurrection war and peace.

  • Home to the most sacred holy sites of the Christian Jewish and Muslim faiths.

  • Jerusalem's glory and beauty also come from its stunning and ancient buildings, colourful markets, winding alleyways, and dynamic history.

Meeting Point

Jerusalem, Israel

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Eleanor

    Ron was our tour guide and driver. He is very professional and knowledgeable and has a good sense of homour. We enjoyed our time spent with on Ron during the 2 days we were ther. He took excellent carer of us and he is excellent driver and guide. We would certainly recommend him to anyone wanting to visit Israel. 

    Eleanor and Robert -- Canada

Starting From
695.00 USD USD
USD 695.00 / adult