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From Jerusalem: Christmas Eve in Bethlehem & Jerusalem Tour

From Jerusalem: Christmas Eve in Bethlehem & Jerusalem Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Israel Tours

From US$ 109 per person

Celebrate the holiday season in a memorable and unforgettable way with a tour of Bethlehem and Jerusalem, the cities where it began. Attend Midnight Mass and embrace the festive spirit.

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Duration 14 hours
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  • Explore the highlights of the Old City of Jerusalem, including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Via Dolorosa
  • Feel the Christmas spirit in the air in the historic city of Bethlehem
  • Eat a festive dinner in Bethlehem
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Bethlehem and see the Chapel of the Shepherd's Field and the Chapel of the Milk Grotto
  • Visit Manger Square, see the Christmas tree, and attend Midnight Mass
Full description

Spend an unforgettable Christmas Eve in Bethlehem on a guided tour. See all the key sites and attend Midnight Mass.

Depart Jerusalem on December 24. Start with a tour of the Old City of Jerusalem, winding through the curved alleyways. Explore the highlights, including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Via Dolorosa. Then head to the historic town of Bethlehem, passing Bethlehem Road and the Valley of the Cross on the way. Once in Bethlehem, experience the magic of Christmas, with the city decorated for the festivities with lights and banners. Tuck into a festive holiday meal for dinner and enjoy a guided tour of Bethlehem with a local guide. Visit highlights like the Chapel of the Shepherds’ Field and the Chapel of the Milk Grotto.

Finally, the holiday spirit will really come to life during the last part of the tour. Enjoy free time in Manger Square and attend Midnight Mass. Return to Jerusalem after the mass has concluded.

  • Pickup and drop-off at a centrally located pickup point in Jerusalem
  • Transportation
  • Guide in Bethlehem and Jerusalem
  • Festive dinner in Bethlehem
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • 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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What to bring

  • Passport
  • Warm clothing
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour is not suitable for those traveling on Israeli passports
  • Holiday celebrations and festivities in Bethlehem are controlled and operated by the Palestinian Authorities; the tour will adhere to all requirements issued by them

Product ID: 286625