On your way to Bethlehem, enjoy a fascinating panorama view of Jerusalem. Arrive in Bethlehem located in Palestine, a 15-minute drive from the Old City of Jerusalem and cross the border into Palestine. In Bethlehem visit the great Church of the Nativity at Manger Square. Walkthrough the church, where religious ceremonies have been performed for seventeen hundred years. Head to the Grotto of the Nativity. See the Altar with the inscribed star commemorating the nativity and the manger where Jesus was born.
Stop at St. Catherine of Alexandria formerly a Franciscan convent. View the stained glass window, representative of the nativity, and The Bas-relief of the Tree of Jesse, given to the church by Pope Benedict XVI. Make your way to the cave that serves as a passage between the grottoes of St. Joseph, St. Jerome and the Innocents.
Finally, you will return to Jerusalem and stop at the observation point for a panoramic view of the Holy City. Explore the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem as you make your way to the Holy Sepulcher Church. Visit the Cavalry, Golgotha and numerous internal shrines and Jesus’ tomb. Also, you can visit the St. Helen Church to the cave where the Holy Cross was found. You may also enjoy a lunch at one of the Old City Arab restaurants, at your own expense before you go back to your hotel.