1 Day
Duration
Every Day
Departure Days
Daily Tour
Tour Type
English
Language

Visit Jericho, the lowest and most ancient city in the world.
Experience Bethlehem, the birth place of Jesus.

Departure and Return Locations

Tel Aviv:

Jerusalem:

 

NOTE: There is no return back to your hotel.

Included

Bus

Guide

Entrance Fees to sites

Not Included

Donations at Sites

Lunch

Shopping

We are travelling east, towards one of the smallest and toughest deserts in the world – the Judean Desert. We will pass the Good Samaritan Inn and descend lower than sea level, to the ancient city of Jericho, a green spot in the khaki colors of the soft-hilled scenery.

In Jericho, we’ll see the sycamore tree on which Zacchaeus climbed when he tried to get a better look at Jesus, and we’ll recall the Biblical tale of Joshua marching his troops around Jericho’s city walls until they fell. We’ll stop at Elisha Spring with its sweet water, and see the Mount of Temptation towering above the city. We will then continue south, to the city of Bethlehem, where Jesus was born about 2,000 years ago.

In Bethlehem, we’ll stop at Manger Square and enter the UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Church of the Nativity – which holds the Holy Grotto where the nativity took place. We’ll visit the adjacent Church of St. Catherine and its subterranean caves holding ancient tombs and a shrine. From there, we’ll passes Shepherds’ Field and return west to Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv.

Additional Information

  • Passport mandatory for border crossing to Bethlehem and Jericho (PA Authority)
  • Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering (baseball caps are sufficient) recommended
  • Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen recommended

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee on day of tour – 100% tour fees charged
  • No show – 100% tour fees charged

Additional information

Pick Up LocationJerusalem – Tower Hotel, 23 Hillel St., Tel Aviv: The Bell Boutique Hotel, 12 Allenby St

A day tour is a regular tour that we operate on specific weekdays. Tours depart from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The tour duration from pickup time to end is approximately 10 hours. You will meet us at the pick-up point (Jerusalem at the parking lot on 23 Hillel street, Tel Aviv at 12 Allenby Street), and at the tour end, you will be returned to the same point.

All of our daily tours are operated in English.

Jerusalem pickup point: parking lot on 23 Hillel street (Jerusalem Tower Hotel)
Tel Aviv pickup point: The Bell Boutique Hotel, 12 Allenby Street

Due to safety reasons participating in tours is from the age of 5 and up.

You can bring your luggage with you and we’ll store it in the trunk of the bus during the tour. However, please be aware that we don’t take any responsibility for any damage or loss. It is recommended to advise us that you are travelling with luggage.

Yes, but not too much. We definitely recommend bringing some local currency with you to pay for lunch and anything else you may wish to purchase along the way.

We, at Travel Israel, understand that plans can be changed, so you can change dates or cancel at any time. Please make note that cancellation fees will be charged subject to cancellation policy as indicated on the tour page and confirmation e-mail.

It is possible to have pick-up/drop-off in different cities. However, we do not disperse to specific drop off locations. The expenses to get from the drop-off location to your final destination won’t be covered by Travel Israel.

Payment for our tours is made upon reservation in our secure site, at which point you will receive confirmation via e-mail.

You can contact us via e-mail at info@travelisrael.com

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