Full-day private Jerusalem and Bethlehem Christian tour from Tel Aviv
History & heritage tours

Full-day private Jerusalem and Bethlehem Christian tour from Tel Aviv

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Do this because
  • Journey from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and Bethlehem with a private guide
  • Travel back in time as you explore the sites of Jesus' birth, death, and resurrection
  • Visit the Holy Sepulcher Church, the Church of the Nativity, and much more in one day
What to expect

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.

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What's included
  • Licensed guide
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Tel Aviv hotel pick-up and drop-off
What's not included
  • Lunch
  • Tips

Pick-up from hotels in Tel Aviv

Meeting point:

Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Price is per group limited to up to 4 travelers
  • Dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • You need to have your passport with you, for border crossing
  • Entrance to the sites is free of charge
  • Please contact your local supplier to reconfirm your departure time
  • This is a private tour/activity in which only your group consisting of four people
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  • Daily
  • Pick-up starts from 9.00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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