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Jericho, Jordan River and the Dead Sea Biblical Tour from Tel Aviv

Biblical  Jericho, Jordan River and the Dead Sea Tour

This Biblical tour takes you down below sea level to the Dead Sea region. Here you will see the dramatic desert landscape and visit Biblical, natural and historical sites. The tour takes you to Tel Jericho, the excavated original Jericho settlement; Elisha Spring that provided a vital water source to the people of Jericho and to the sycamore tree in Jericho which is mentioned in the Bible. Then, ride a cable car up to visit a Mount Temptation and the baptismal site of Qaser el Yahud where you can be baptized in the Jordan River. Then enjoy time on one of the Dead Sea’s best beaches.

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• Explore Jericho, Jordan River and the Dead Sea
• Ride a cable car up Mt. Temptation for awesome views
• Float in the salt-rich waters of the Dead Sea
• Includes all entrance fees
• Professional guide

per adult from

$161

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Includes all entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Mount of Temptation Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Qasr al-Yahud Baptismal Site
    • Entry/Admission - Dead Sea
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Insurance
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Judaean Desert

    This tour begins with a drive through the hills of the Judean Desert descending south from Jerusalem down winding mountain roads until we are below sea level.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: The Good Samaritan Museum, Road 1, between Jerusalem and Jericho, Jericho Palestinian Territories

    On route we will see the Inn of the Good Samaritan, where Jesus set his famous parable.


    Stop At: Sea Level 0, Ras Salem, Jerusalem 9710700 Israel

    You will also get to stop at the sign indicating Sea Level. From here there are stunning views across the desert.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Jericho, Jericho, West Bank

    The tour takes you to the ancient city of Jericho located at the northern end of the Dead Sea. This desert oasis city is the lowest city in the world and said to be the oldest continually inhabited city in the world.
    The Old Testament tells us of the walls of Jericho which fell when Joshua’s troops marched around the walls for seven days. Jericho also features in the Book of Mark when Jesus healed a blind man as he left the city.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Zaccheus' Tree, Sharia Ein Es-Sultan, Jericho Palestinian Territories

    We see the famous sycamore tree which Zacchaeus climbed to get a better view of Jesus as he entered the city surrounded by followers.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tel Jericho, Israel

    Visit the archaeological site Tel Jericho.
    Just 2 km from Jericho is the archaeological mound of Tel Jericho, the site of the original Jericho settlement. Archaeologists have uncovered 23 layers from previous settlements in Jericho dating back to 9000 BC.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Mount of Temptation Monastery, Mount of Temptation, Jericho Palestinian Territories

    Leaving Jericho the tour takes you to the Mount of Temptation which overlooks Jericho. This is said to be where Jesus retreated to meditate in the wilderness.
    While here the Devil tried to tempt Jesus to forsake God. Halfway up the side of this 366 meter high peak the Greek Orthodox Monastery of the Temptation clings to the cliffs. A cable car takes you up to the top of the mount where you can tour the monastery and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the desert and Dead Sea.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Qasr al-Yahud Baptismal Site, Jordan Valley Region, Jerusalem Israel

    While here the Devil tried to tempt Jesus to forsake God. Halfway up the side of this 366 meter high peak the Greek Orthodox Monastery of the Temptation clings to the cliffs. A cable car takes you up to the top of the mount where you can tour the monastery and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the desert and Dead Sea.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Jordan River

    Visit the Jordan River

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dead Sea, Israel

    The last stop on this tour is at the Dead Sea. You are taken to one of the best Dead Sea beaches where you can relax and enjoy the benefits of the Dead Sea’s natural minerals. With the Dead Sea’s high saline content you can float on the water. Also try smothering your skin with the black Dead Sea mud for a natural health and beauty treatment. At the end of the day, after seeing and experiencing once-in-a-lifetime sites the tour returns you to the pick-up point.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    1: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
    2: Herzliya, Israel
    3: Netanya, Israel
    4: Jerusalem, Israel
    Traveler pickup is offered
    • Pickup from Tel Aviv Hotels: 07:15 • Pickup from Netanya Hotels: 06:30 • Pickup from Herzliya Hotels: 07:00 • Pickup from Jerusalem Hotels: 08:30
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Passports are compulsory.
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Minimum starting age for the tour is 4 years old.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Click Tours

Activity ID: V-88630P81

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