Discover two of the classic sites in the Holy Land on our full-day guided tour. We’ll travel from Tel Aviv to visit the holy city of Jerusalem, and on to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Christ and King David.
What to Expect
On this full-day tour of the Holy Land we’ll pick you up from your hotel in Tel Aviv in a comfortable air-conditioned coach and along highway no' 1 to Jerusalem. You’ll be accompanied throughout the day by one of our knowledgeable, professional guides.
You’ll enjoy a panoramic overview from the Mount of Olives, overlooking the new city of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount Esplanade of the old city. As we travel along the Kidron Valley, you’ll be able to take in views the Garden of Gethsemane as well as the walls of the city.
On reaching the Armenian Quarter we’ll enter the Western or Wailing Wall square via the local bazaar. You’ll see the Christian Quarter and the Stations of the Cross, also known as the Via Dolorosa. We’ll visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, which is considered to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus. We’ll also walk along the 1700-year-old Byzantine Cardo, the main street, and see the renovated Jewish Quarter.
Transfer to Bethlehem (Palestinian guide and vehicle).
Bethlehem, meaning “City of Bread”, was the birthplace of Jesus according to Christian tradition. Our drive to Bethlehem takes us by way of Nativity Circle. We’ll visit the Church of Nativity, and also the cave where Jesus was born. You’ll see Manger Square, where Jesus was placed after his birth.
Before completing the tour, visit St' Catharine - Greek Catholic Church. You’ll enjoy an overview of the Shepherd's Fields on return drive to Tel Aviv.
- Hotel pick-up and drop -off
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Professional guide
- Entry fees
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
- Tips (optional)
Know Before You Go
• A valid passport is required on the day of travel.
• Modest dress is required.
• This tour is subject to Palestinian Authority regulations.
• The Palestinian guide meets tours only at the border post.
• A change of vehicle may be required for entry to Palestinian Authority territory.
• Tour is not suitable for children under the age of 4