Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day Tour

Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day Tour

Starts in: Tel Aviv and Jerusalem Available: December 24
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
2 days tour
From $330Per person
Book Now

Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day Tour Highlights


Admire the views over Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives and pass the Church of all Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane


Enjoy a tour of Jerusalem on Christmas Eve


Discover the birth place of Jesus, with all it's lights and decorations


Have a festive dinner and watch the Midnight Mass on big screens at the Manger Square


Choose your own hotels from our curated collection


Explore ancient Ein Karem and discover the birthplace of John the Baptist


Visit Qasr El-Yahud, Jesus Christ's baptism site on the Jorden River


Watch a magical sunset over the Dead Sea

Why we chose this tour

Our Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day tour is the perfect way to spend the holidays in Israel. Visit many religious sites that surround this special time of the year. On the first day, you will visit the wonderful city of Jerusalem, and spend the evening in Bethlehem, the city where it all began. Enjoy a festive dinner and experience Midnight Mass at the famous Manger Square. The second day will be a journey to many off-the-beaten-track biblical sites in and around Jerusalem. Visit the picturesque city of Ein Karem, discover the baptism site Qasr el Yahud, and spend some relaxing time at the Dead Sea. The Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day tour is a unique way to experience the area during the festive season and this will certainly be 2 days that you won't forget.

Book With Tourist Journey
  • We hand-pick each tour and experience which we offer
  • Led by a true local expert full of passion
  • Hassle-free experience promise. We take care of everything so you just have to enjoy
  • Great memories and the best stories guaranteed
  • Easy booking, easy cancelation and best price guaranteed

Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Jerusalem & Bethlehem
  • You will be picked up from selected hotels in Tel Aviv (14:30) and in Jerusalem (16:00).
  • Start your day with a guided tour of Jerusalem and take in the magical atmosphere of the city on that special day. You will visit the Mount of Olives, where you have time to take in the striking panoramic views over the Old City of Jerusalem. Continue to the Old City and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site that marks Jesus' crucifixion.
  • After the tour, you will head to Bethlehem the birthplace of Jesus.
  • After arrival in Bethlehem, you will enjoy a guided tour with a local tour guide. Some of the highlights of the tour will be Shepherds’ Field and The Milk Grotto.
  • After the tour, you will make your way to Manger Square to enjoy a festive holiday dinner before having free time to view the festivities and see Midnight Mass from the maxi-screen.
  • The tour will end at 2:30 am at a centralized location in Jerusalem and at 3:30 am at a centralized location in Tel Aviv.
Day 2 - Ein Karem, Qasr el Yahud & the Dead Sea
  • On Christmas morning you will be off on a journey into the bible and visit off-the-beaten-track biblical sights in and around Jerusalem. You will be picked up at 10:00 am from a centralized location in Tel Aviv and at 11:00 am from a centralized location in Jerusalem.
  • First, you will visit the ancient city of Ein Karem on the western slopes of Jerusalem. Ein Karem is the historic birthplace of John the Baptist. Enjoy an extensive tour of the historical sites with your tour guide.
  • From here you will continue towards the Judean desert and stop at Qasr el Yahud, the baptism place of Jesus at the Jordan River.
  • Your last stop of today will be the Dead Sea, where you will have time to relax, take the chance to float in the salty water and watch the magical winter sunset before heading back to Jerusalem or Tel Aviv.
NB - all timings on Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day Tour are approximate
Have a question?

If you have any questions about our Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day Tour, please contact us. Our team is standing by and will be happy to help

Ask a Question



Important Details

Pick up and drop off from central locations
Dinner in Bethlehem
Hand-picked expert tour guide
Meals and drinks not mentioned above
Entrance fees to the Dead Sea Beach
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Warm clothing
Towel & Bathing suit
Essential Information
Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; covered knees and shoulders are required
Pickup in one city and drop off in another is possible. Please indicate when booking
The Palestinian Authority is solely responsible for the events of Christmas Eve in Bethlehem. We are not responsible for changes made that are outside of our control
Customize this tour

Book Christmas in Bethlehem and Jerusalem 2 Day Tour as a private tour, and customize the itinerary and locations for yourself, your family or a small group.

Request a Quote