Bethlehem & Jericho Tour - Trip from Jerusalem
We will start our tour driving through the Judean hills to Bethlehem. Upon arrival, we will ride through the city and see the important attractions before arriving to Manger Square. There we will have a guided visit to Church of The Nativity where Jesus was born in an underground cave that the church was built on.
Then we will take a short walk with the guide to the Church of Milk Grotto. After we finish we will ride to the town of Beit Sahour, the city of the Shepherd’s. There we will have a guided visit to the Chapel of the Shepherd’s Field.
Continuing our tour we will have a 20 minute visit to a local olive wood factory and have an insight on the local crafts of the Christian families in Bethlehem.
Lastly we will visit one of the most unique in history and geography cities in the world, Jericho. We will visit the most important biblical and historical sites in the city.
*Make Sure to bring your passport as it is required sometimes
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What's included :
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Tour Guide - Only Available in Bethlehem
- Private transportation
- Tour Taxes
What's excluded :
- Visit down to The Nativity Cave isn't always possible
- Cable Car Fee Up to The Mountain of Temptation 60Nis/Person
- Entrance Fee to Tel Jericho of 10NIS/Person
- Entry/Admission - Mount of Temptation Monastery
- Entry/Admission - Tel es-Sultan
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Church of the Nativity, Manger Square .15 minutes walking from bus 231.dont need a guide, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories
A full guided tour to the Church of the Nativity. The Church is one of the oldest working churches in existence today. The first Church was built by the Roman Emperor Constantine in the 4th century AD, over the grotto where Mary gave birth to Jesus. The church is located where Jesus was born in Bethlehem.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: The Church of St. Catherine, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories
Saint Catherine’s Church is a Franciscan monastery. It is said to be built on the site of Christ’s appearance to St. Catherine of Alexandria and his prediction of her martyrdom at the beginning of the 4th century.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Milk Grotto, Close to Manger Square, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories
The Milk Grotto church is the place where the Holy Family found refuge during the Massacre of the Innocents, before they could flee to Egypt. The name is derived from the story that a "drop of milk" of the Virgin Mary fell on the floor of the cave and changed its color to white.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Shepherd's Sanctuary, Siyar el-Ghanam, Beit Sahour Palestinian Territories
The Chapel of The Shepherd's Field.It marks the place where, the angels first announced the birth of Christ. The Shepherds' Field Chapel is a religious building of the Catholic church that is in the area of Beit Sahur southeast of Bethlehem in the West Bank in Palestine. The chapel marks the place where the angels first announced the birth of Christ.
Duration: 35 minutes
Stop At: Mount of Temptation Monastery, Mount of Temptation, Jericho Palestinian Territories
The Mount of Temptation is located about 3km north-west of Jericho which is about 58km east of Jerusalem, Israel. The mountain is in the Judean Desert and overlooks the Jordan Valley. After being baptized by John the Baptist Jesus retreated to the wilderness to meditate and fast, this mountain on which Jesus is believed to have spent the 40 days and 40 nights of spiritual contemplation.
You can choose to take the cable car provided and have a look at the city.
Duration: 50 minutes
Stop At: Tel es-Sultan, Ein es-Sultan Street, Jericho Palestinian Territories
Tell es-Sultan also known as Tel Jericho or Ancient Jericho, is the site of ancient and biblical Jericho and today a UNESCO-nominated archaeological site in the West Bank, located two kilometers north of the center of Jericho
Duration: 40 minutes
Departure Point :David Citadel Hotel, King David St 7, Jerusalem, 9410119, Israel
Departure Time :7:45 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.