Drive along the beautiful Arava Valley to Jerusalem on this full-day tour of the city from Sharm el-Sheikh. Visit Gethsemane, Mount Zion, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and admire the spectacular views of the Old City from the Mount of Olives.
What to Expect
On this full-day tour you will travel from Sharm el-Sheik to Jerusalem, where you will explore the sights of the city. After the pick-up from your hotel in Sharm el-Sheikh in the early morning, you will transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to the Taba Border Crossing. Here you will cross the border into Israel to meet your tour guide who will accompany you to Jerusalem and drive along the Arava Valley towards the Dead Sea.
You will begin the tour of Jerusalem at the Mount of Olives, where you can enjoy the views overlooking the Old City and the Temple Mount. Then descend the mountain ridge to visit Gethsemane, where it is said Jesus spent the night before he was arrested. You will then drive to Mount Zion, where you will visit the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey.
Walk through the Armenian Quarter and the Jewish Quarter the Western Wall and through the Muslim Quarter to the Via Dolorosa, where Jesus walked down bowed under the weight of the cross. Afterwards, you will visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Enjoy a lunch break at one of the local restaurants followed by some free time for souvenir shopping. Exit the Old City by Jaffa Gate and drive back to Eilat for a swim in the Red Sea, pass the border in Egypt at Taba, and drive back to your hotel in Sharm el-Sheikh.
- Pick-up and transfer by air-conditioned van or bus
- Tour leader in Egypt and Israel
- Professional English-speaking tour guide during the sightseeing visit (around 2 hours)
- Entrance fees
- Open buffet lunch in a local restaurant
- Border taxes
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund