Highlights of Jerusalem Day Tour

Highlights of Jerusalem Day Tour

Starts in: Tel Aviv and Jerusalem Available: Every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
12 hour tour
English
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$69per person
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Highlights of Jerusalem Day Tour Highlights

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Visit the top sites in Jerusalem’s Old City, including the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the four quarters

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Learn about Jerusalem’s fascinating ancient and recent history

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Visit the mecca of modern Jerusalem, the epic Machane Yehuda Market and discover local cuisine

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Check out the city's vibrant center on Jaffa Street

Why we chose this tour

Our Highlights of Jerusalem Day Tour brings you on a whirlwind exploration of the many fascinating elements of Israel’s capital city from both a modern and historic lens. Jerusalem’s Old City is permeated with history and a reliable tour guide is invaluable to understanding its rich and raw past and how it blends with modern-day Jerusalem. You will learn about the important sites in Jerusalem’s modern areas and visit the beating heart of the city, the Machane Yehuda Market.


Join our Highlights of Jerusalem Day Tour to discover the most fascinating sites in Israel’s stunning capital city, including both historical, religious, and modern landmarks. Our comprehensive tour will first take you to soak up history in Jerusalem’s Old City. You will take in the ancient white Jerusalem stone architecture and come face-to-face with places you have always dreamed of seeing, like the Western Wall, the Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. During our invigorating tour, you will explore the Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Armenian quarters of the Old City as you savor the sights, smells, and delicious tastes of the bazaars. Luckily, you’ll be with your licensed tour guide, as getting lost among the winding alleys is inevitable, yet thrilling.

After a comprehensive tour of the Old City, you will explore modern Jerusalem via the bustling city center of Jaffa street. Your tour will end in one of the most popular spots in the entire city, the Machane Yehuda Market. Your senses will be heightened as the aromas of fresh hummus and shawarma cooking on the spit waft through the air and locals come to barter with produce sellers. The market is the best place to experience Jerusalem coming to life. The Highlights of Jerusalem Day Tour departs every day, rain or shine, and will give you the most comprehensive overview of this unique metropolis.

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Highlights of Jerusalem Day Tour Itinerary

Pickup from Tel Aviv (6:30) and Jerusalem (7:45)
  • Meet at the centrally located pickup point to be transported to the starting point of the tour at Jaffa Gate
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  • Meeting at Jaffa Gate, your tour guide will introduce you to Jerusalem's thousands of years of history.
  • You'll see the Tower of David and learn the role played by the ancient king in constructing the city.
  • Then, you'll see Mount Zion and Upper Room, believed to be the place where The Last Supper was held.
  • Then you'll head to the Jewish quarter and learn about its history, visiting the Cardo street and seeing various historic corners, synagogues and alleyways.
  • Visit the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest site, and catch a glimpse of the Temple Mount and Dome of the Rock.
  • Enter Haguy Street via the underground tunnel and make your way to the Via Dolorosa.
  • Learn about each stop on the Via Dolorosa, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
  • After a quick break for lunch, you'll head out of Damascus Gate to Tzahal Square, from where you'll continue on to modern-day Jerusalem.
  • Starting from the Jerusalem Municipal compound, you'll stop at the Davidka Square, and Jaffa Street, soaking in its vibrant atmosphere as you go.
  • The tour ends by walking through the picturesque Nahlaot neighborhood to the wonderful Mahane Yehuda Market, where you'll be fully immersed in the sights, smells and sounds of Jerusalem.
  • Take the opportunity to taste produce, delicacies, and street food, and drink in the one-of-a-kind atmosphere.
Drop off in Jerusalem (17:00) and Tel Aviv (18:00)
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
NB - all timings on Highlights of Jerusalem Day Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
Transportation to and from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
Fully guided tour 
Excludes
Lunch and drinks
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Hat
Sunscreen
Water
Walking shoes
Essential Information
This tour is available with a Spanish-speaking guide on Sundays and Thursdays
Students and children under 12 years old are eligible for a 5% discount
Please note: on Saturdays, the tour will visit the Ein Kerem instead of Machane Yehuda Market, as it is closed
Discounts
5% discount for students and childre under 12 years old
Cancellation Policy
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the tour start time via email for a 95% refund.
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