1-Day Jerusalem and Bethlehem Tour from Jerusalem/ Tel Aviv

  • Tour code: 845-1872
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Netanya, Israel; Tel Aviv, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel; Herzliya, Israel
  • Duration: 9 Hours
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This day tour visits some of the holiest and most fascinating sites in both the Old City of Jerusalem and in Bethlehem. The tour includes the major Christian holy sites in both cities, as well as important historical sites for other religions.

Pricing Details

Adult:$103
Child:$103
    • Children under the age of 5 are not allowed on this tours for safety and insurance reasons.
  • Children under the age of 5 are not allowed on this tours for safety and insurance reasons.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Jerusalem and Bethlehem 1-Day(18530 km)
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Day 1 Jerusalem and Bethlehem 1-Day(18530 km)

Guests will be picked up in the morning from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem hotel locations. We will begin this exciting day with a panoramic overview of both the old and new sections of Jerusalem, beginning on the Mount of Olives. From here, we will be able to see the Temple Mount Esplanade. We will then stroll through the local bazaar to the Christian Quarter, following the Stations of the Cross, while a professional guide explains the significance of each stop along the way to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, sight of the crucifixion. From here, we will walk along the 1700 year-old Byzantine main street until we reach Cardo and the renovated Jewish Quarter.

Afterward, we will drive to the little town of Bethlehem, where we will first visit Manger Square. Then, we will visit the complex that houses the Basilica of the Nativity and the Church of St. Catherine. It is believed that Jesus was born in the grotto underneath this church. We will also visit the nearby Milk Grotto, where the Virgin Mary first fed the newborn Jesus. Above the grotto is a Franciscan chapel. On our return to Jerusalem, we will stop for a brief view of Shepherds? Field. Then we will return to Jerusalem, where guests will be dropped off, bringing an end to this tour. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off.

Please Note: Guests are asked to please bring their passports and to dress modestly.

Over the past thousands of years, this city has seen some of the most defining moments in human history. It is where Jesus was crucified, Solomon built his temple, and Mohammed made his final pilgrimage.

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    A site of immense religious significance for both Judaism, as a cemetery, and Christianity, as the location of Christ's ascension to heaven, Jerusalem's Mount of Olives was named for the crop that grew over its slopes.
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    This prominent hill in the Old City of Jerusalem is the location of the Dome of the Rock. In ancient times, it was home to Solomon's Temple and Herodian walls.
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    This quarter of Jerusalem was centered around the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The quarter is shared equally by Roman Catholics, Greek Orthodox, and Armenian Christians alike.
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    This church within the Christian Quarter of Old Jerusalem was built in 335 on the site believed to be the location of Jesus' crucifixion and near his tomb.
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    In ancient Roman cities, the Cardo was the main central street. The one in Jerusalem was built after most of the city was destroyed due to a Jewish rebellion in the 130s AD.
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    Located in the southeastern section of the Old City of Jerusalem, this quarter is filled with tight alleyways and numerous yeshivas and synagogues. It is home to about 2,000 residents.

Bethlehem is a Palestinian city located in the central West Bank, about 10 kilometers south of Jerusalem. Its population is approximately 25,000 people. it is the capital of the Bethlehem Governorate. The economy is primarily tourist-driven.

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    This city square in Bethlehem gets its name from the manger where Jesus is said to have been born. The Mosque of Omar and the Palestinian Peace Center are the two most notable buildings in the square.
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    This basilica on the West Bank of Palestine was commissioned in 327 by Emperor Constantine on the location believed to be the birthplace of Christ. The original church has been rebuilt since then.
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    This shrine in Bethlehem was hollowed out from the rock and is sacred to both Muslims and Christians. Supposedly, Mary and Joseph stopped in this cave to nurse the baby Jesus.
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    This field just outside of Bethlehem has been used by shepherds to tend their flocks since ancient times, and is still used to this very day. In the Bible, this is where an angel announced the birth of Jesus.

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