Christmas Eve in Bethlehem (and Jerusalem) Tour – Midnight Mass

Christmas Eve in Bethlehem (and Jerusalem) Tour – Midnight Mass

Starts in: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Herzliya Available: December 24
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Entrance Fees Included
14 hour tour
$129per person
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Christmas Eve in Bethlehem (and Jerusalem) Tour – Midnight Mass Highlights


Go to the Old City of Jerusalem and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Via Dolorosa


Get into the Christmas spirit as you enter Bethlehem, and see the historic town lit up with Christmas decorations


Enjoy the local cuisine with a festive Christmas dinner in Bethlehem


Explore the streets of Bethlehem, Jesus’ birthplace, and soak up the magical Christmas atmosphere as it gets dark


Watch and take part in Midnight Mass in Manger Square, illuminated by a beautiful Christmas tree

Why we chose this tour

Our Christmas in Jerusalem and Bethlehem - Midnight Mass tour lets you celebrate Christmas in the most meaningful way possible. There is magic in the air of the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem and the City of Bethlehem on this night, and by joining this special tour, you can be a part of it. Make lifelong memories by celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ in the very place where it all started. This tour is unmissable for any Chrstian in Israel, and is available one day a year: Christmas Eve, the 24th December. Pick up and drop off is available from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Herzliya.

You will start off your experience in the Old City of Jerusalem during the day of Christmas Eve, where you will explore the Christian Quarter and visit the Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the historic site of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Then, you’ll begin your short journey to Bethlehem in a luxury coach, while learning about this fascinating city and soak up the Christmas spirit. Bethlehem is transformed into a winter wonderland at Christmas time. After having a festive dinner with your group, you’ll have some time to get to know the city, before the main event: Midnight Mass in Manger Square, the very place of Jesus’ birth. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for any Christian. Reserve your space now for an unforgettable night.

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Christmas Eve in Bethlehem (and Jerusalem) Tour – Midnight Mass Itinerary

14:00-16:00 - Pick up from Herzliya, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
  • You will be picked up from centralized locations in Herzliya(14:00), Tel Aviv (14:30) & Jerusalem (16:00)
Guided Tour of Jerusalem & Bethlehem and Midnight Mass
  • Get to know your group as you enter the Old City of Jerusalem, an ancient landmark and the center of some of the most important landmarks for Christians, Jews, and Muslims.
  • Wander through the Christian Quarter in all its wintery glory, which will be transformed with Christmas decorations.
  • Walk the Via Dolorosa, the route that Jesus Christ took with the Cross
  • Enter the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. This iconic church was built around 2 of Christianity’s most awe-inspiring landmarks: the site of Jesus’ crucifixion, and resurrection.
  • Now, it is time to head to Bethlehem!
  • Enter the historic city and see how the modern day Palestinian metropolis is transformed back 2,000 years to the Bethlehem of the Bible
  • Enjoy a festive meal with your locals and get into the Christmas spirit
  • Take some free time to get to know Bethlehem and buy Christmas gifts from local artisans
  • See the main event: the Midnight Mass prayers in Manger Square
  • Celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with Christians from all over the world
2:30-4:30- Drop off at Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Herzliya
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from in Jerusalem (2:30 am), Tel Aviv (3:30 am) and Herzliya(4:00 am)
NB - all timings on Christmas Eve in Bethlehem (and Jerusalem) Tour – Midnight Mass are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation & hand-picked expert guide
Festive Christmas dinner
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Warm clothing
Essential Information
Control of the celebrations in Bethlehem is decided by the Palestinian Authorities, and tour will comply with all requirements issued by them
The tour enters Bethlehem and is therefore not suitable for those traveling on Israeli passports
Pickup service is only available from central points in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Herzeliya
Bethlehem departure time is set at 02:00 AM. Please do not be late
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