Day trip

From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem, Dead Sea & Bethlehem Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Israel Tours

From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem, Dead Sea & Bethlehem Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Israel Tours
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See the highlights of Jerusalem and Bethlehem on a private or shared day trip from Tel Aviv, and immerse yourself in the extraordinary history of some of the holiest places on earth. Float in the Dead Sea and benefit from its healing properties.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Itinerary
18.5 hours
  • Tel Aviv

  • 1.5 hours
  • Old City, Jerusalem (photo stop, guided tour)

  • 30 minutes
  • Church of The Nativity (guided tour, photo stop)

  • 1.5 hours
  • Dead Sea (free time, photo stop)

  • 2 hours
  • Tel Aviv

Meeting point
Main stop
Highlights
  • See the highlights of the Old City of Jerusalem, such as the Via Dolorosa and Wailing Wall
  • Take a mud bath in the healing waters of the Dead Sea
  • Discover the birthplace of Jesus at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem
  • Descend below sea level to the lowest place on Earth as you drive through the Judean Desert
  • Visit the Church of the Sepulchre
Full description

Explore the holiest cities on earth on a guided tour from Tel Aviv. Travel to three of Israel's highlights, including Bethlehem, Jerusalem's Old City, and the Dead sea. Enjoy plenty of free time to shop and swim.

Start your guided tour in the "City of Gold." Visit Jerusalem's Old City, including the Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Sepulchre. Explore local Markets, Byzantine Cardo, and the Western Wall.  Next, embark on a tour of Bethlehem and witness the Church of the Nativity, the city where Jesus Christ was born. Those who are not interested in Bethlehem can instead opt to enjoy free time in Jerusalem. In the afternoon, journey east through the Judean Desert and head to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth. Bathe in the therapeutic waters before your return to Tel Aviv in the late evening.

Includes
  • Transportation
  • Tour of Bethlehem and Jerusalem
  • English-speaking guide
  • Short video presentation about the Dead Sea
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees to Dead Sea Beach (35 NIS)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet at Israeli Textile Center at the corner of Shenkar & Kaufman St.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour is available every day with guaranteed departures
  • Modest clothing is recommended for this tour
  • The tour of Bethlehem is optional - guests may also enjoy free time in Jerusalem
  • There will be time for lunch (not included) at the Dead Sea or during free time in Jerusalem
  • The tour includes optional visits to souvenir shops in Bethlehem and Jerusalem
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 642 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    3.7/5
  • Safety
    4.3/5

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Overall good trip. We covered a lot in just a few hours, however we would have preferred to have a little more time to explore both Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Our guide was very skilled with good knowledge of the various sites. We enjoyed the historical facts and stories he provided, but for some of the stops seemed to drag out a bit, eating into the already limited time we had to actually enjoy the sites. Would recommend the trip - you will see the most important sites, but be mindful that you will not have time to explore on your own.

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29 July 2022

Overall the tour was Outstanding. It packed a lot of activities in one day. Our tour guide Jacob explained everything in details as well as entertained us with his jokes throughout the tour. We covered almost all the famous points in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and the Dead Sea, though in a rush. If you only have one day, this is an excellent tour. However, if you have more days, I would recommend to spread these visits over 2-3 days to enjoy to the fullest and not be in rush.

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21 May 2022

It was an amazing experience! The trip it's worth every penny. Everything was well organised, they were at the pickup spot in time, and we left Tel Aviv at the scheduled time. We had 3 guides all through the day! First one from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, second one (Allan) in Jerusalem and one lady in Bethlehem! The first 2 were outstanding, especially Allan! He is very knowledgeable, funny and smart! He took us into a story of Jerusalem 500 - 2000 years ago! The places we saw are also very interesting and full of history and spirituality! If I would have to point minuses of the trip, those would be the fact that the time in Bethleem was very short, the guide (lady) even though she was nice and full of good intentions, didn't speak a good English and seemed in a hectic rush. Also, another minus is the fact that being a lot to see for one day, it gives you the feeling that you are always running between objectives.

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1 February 2020

Product ID: 118615