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Jerusalem: Bethlehem and Jericho Day Tour

1. Jerusalem: Bethlehem and Jericho Day Tour

After being picked up from Jerusalem, travel to Bethlehem where you will meet your guide before heading into the old city of Bethlehem. Enjoy a guided visit to the Church of the Nativity. Continue your tour with a visit to the Milk Grotto Church before riding to the city of the shepherds, Bayt Sahur where you will visit the Chapel of the Shepherds Field before getting to visit an olive wood factory where you will see artisans crafting wooden sculptures.  Then journey through the wonderful Judean Desert to the lowest point on earth. Have chances to stop and take pictures at the sea level point in the desert overlooking the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, Jericho. Stop and have lunch then pass the Mount of Temptation and drive into Jericho where you will see some of the famed sights in the city including Zaccheus's Tree that is mentioned in the bible.

From Jerusalem: Masada, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Guided Tour

2. From Jerusalem: Masada, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Guided Tour

Begin your full-day excursion with a drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea region. Stop at the foot of Mount Masada, the ancient fortress constructed in Roman times. Ascend Masada by cable car, for an additional fee and explore the site at your own pace. Continue to Ein Gedi, a nature reserve and oasis where you can enjoy a short hike. Next on the itinerary is a visit to the Dead Sea and a private beach and spa. Float in the healing waters and immerse yourself in the therapeutic mud.

From Jerusalem: Bethlehem, Jericho & River Jordan Tour

3. From Jerusalem: Bethlehem, Jericho & River Jordan Tour

After pick–up from Jerusalem at 7:45 AM, head to Bethlehem to explore the city before it becomes bustling with other groups. Discover the birthplace of Jesus and the Church of the Nativity, and the streets of the Old City with a knowledgeable guide. Descending through the Judean Desert, arrive into Jericho and ascend the Mount of Temptation via cable car ($16 entrance fees not included). Finally, enjoy a guided tour at the monastery.

From Jerusalem: Masada Sunrise, Ein Gedi & Dead Sea Day Trip

4. From Jerusalem: Masada Sunrise, Ein Gedi & Dead Sea Day Trip

Depart Jerusalem in the early morning at 3:00 AM. Travel for 1.5 hours to Masada mountain and begin your hike to the top. On the way up to the top, enjoy the extraordinary desert sunrise, one that can only be seen in the right place at the right time. Once at the top you will enjoy some time to experience the site. Head back down the mountain and travel to Ein-Gedi Nature Reserve. At 8:00 AM arrive at the Ein-Gedi Nature Reserve. Enter the reserve to watch the desert wildlife in the magnificent green Ein-Gedi Oasis. 10:00 AM continue your journey to the Dead Sea. Arrive at the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth and enjoy bathing and floating on it's therapeutic waters. After floating and covering yourself with mud your driver will begin the trip back to Jerusalem. At approximately 1:00 PM arrive back in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem: 2-Hour Family-Friendly Guided Walked Tour

5. Jerusalem: 2-Hour Family-Friendly Guided Walked Tour

Get an insider's view of Jerusalem's most interesting landmarks and architecture on a walking tour both in the city center and off the beaten path. Learn the fascinating history of Jerusalem and discover hidden gems alongside a local guide. Enjoy learning and discovering culture and history on this family-friendly tour. Listen as you walk to your knowledgeable and entertaining professional guide who will make sure both kids and adults have a blast. Stroll along at an easy pace and see famous cultural and architectural sites. Learn fun facts about Jerusalem's guard towers and city gates, and discover the city's secrets as your guide takes you off the main roads.

Jerusalem Christian Private Tour

6. Jerusalem Christian Private Tour

Pick up at your hotel and drive up the Mount of Olives. Start at the at the Mount of Olives, where you can see all of Jerusalem. Drive to the Garden of Gethsemane to visit the Church of All Nations or the Basilica of the Agony. Drive along the Resurrection Valley to view the oldest cemeteries. Enter the Old City through the Jaffa gate. Head through the Armenian quarter to the Mount of Zion, to visit the Upper Room where Jesus is thought to have had his last supper with his disciples. View the most beautiful Dormation Church where Mary Mother of Jesus fall into an eternal sleep. Descend along the old city walls to enjoy breathtaking views. Visit the Western Wall the most important place for the Jewish Nation. Cross the Muslim neighborhood and proceed along the Via Dolorosa - the Cross Way of Jesus. At the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, climb up to Golgotha and descend to the quarry. Walk through the immense church with the resurrection story evolving before your eyes. View Jesus Tomb - a huge Edicule. Walk through the Christian quarter of the old city before ending the tour. Get back to the car and arrive to your hotel.

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