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2-Day Tour To The Holy Cities Of Jerusalem & Bethlehem
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Archeology, Education

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, Hebrew

Description

Explore the magical Old City of Jerusalem, a place like no other on Earth. It is a wonderful tapestry woven from love and hate, destruction and resurrection, war and peace. Travel to the most sacred holy sites for the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim faiths. Visit sites like the Israel Museum, Bethlehem, Church of All Nations, Mount Zion and the tomb of King David.

  • Day 1 : Mount of Olives to the Garden Tomb expand_more
    • Begin the day with a panoramic view from the Mount of Olives, 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. 

    • Enter the Old City to begin exploring the wondrous city of Jerusalem. Walk through 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.

    • Stroll 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.

    • Walk through the Arab bazaar “Suk”, interesting and full of colour. Optional to end the day by visiting the Garden Tomb.

  • Day 2 : Israel Museum to Bethlehem expand_more
    • 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.

    • See 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 visit a Spanish style church that commemorates John the Baptist's birthplace.

    • See Mary’s well, where Mother Mary met her cousin Elizabeth. 

    • Proceed to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, and visit the Church of the Nativity.

What's Included
  • Jerusalem Tour Guide

  • 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

From

USD 695.00 / person

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