1Explore Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus
2Visit crucial sites in Christianity including the Church of Nativity and the Milk Grotto
3Take a guided tour of the Mount of Temptations Monastery in Jericho, the lowest & oldest city on Earth
4Visit Jesus’s baptism site, Qasr el Yahud
5Drink tea or coffee at a local gift shop where you’ll learn about local crafts
6Sample local snacks like dates and halva at the Gallery of Temptations
Why we chose this tourIf you dream of walking the way of Jesus, our Historical Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River tour is for you. Perfect for both the history fanatic and the Christian pilgrim, our tour brings the stories of the bible to life by taking you to the core holy sites of Christianity including the Church of the Nativity and Qasr el Yahud, Jesus’s baptism site.
On our Historical Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River Tour, you will take a step back in history and visit some of the most essential cities and sites in Christianity. You will start the day in the holy city of Bethlehem, Jesus’s birthplace. You will pass by Banksy’s famous Walled Off Hotel where, time permitting, you’ll have a chance to stop and photograph the artist’s controversial work. You will visit a local artisanal gift shop where you will enjoy tea and coffee and learn about the local crafts in a fascinating presentation. Following the visit, you will take a guided tour of the Church of the Nativity, where Jesus is believed to have been born. You’ll visit the Chapel of the Milk Grotto, another sacred Christian site.
Leaving Bethlehem, you will continue to the oldest and lowest city on earth, Jericho. You will ascend by cable car to take in sweeping views of the scenery and enjoy a guided tour of the Mount of Temptations monastery, an ancient Greek Orthodox monastery. A stop at the Gallery of Temptations will allow you to sample local delicacies like sweet dates and sesame halva. Finally, you’ll make your way to Qasr el Yahud along the Jordan River, where Jesus is believed to have been baptized. Our Historical Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River Tour tour offers a convenient way to visit all of these religious sites in one day without hassle.
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Itinerary - Historical Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River Tour
Pickup from Tel Aviv (6:30) and Jerusalem (7:45)
- Pickup will be from a central location in each city.
Tour Bethlehem with a local guide (Approx 3 hours)
- See the main sites like the Church of the Nativity and Banksy's hotel. Sample local treats.
Guided tour of Jericho (approx 2 hours)
- Tour the oldest and lowest city on Earth. Ascend the Mount of Temptation in a cable car and visit the monastery.
Visit the Qasr al Yahud Baptismal Site on the Jordan River
- See the place where it is said that Jesus was baptized.
Depart the Jordan River and drive back to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
- The bus will arrive in Jerusalem at approximately 17:30 and Tel Aviv at 18:30. The drop off points will be the same as the sam pickup points in each city.
Drop off in Jerusalem (17:30) and Tel Aviv (18:30)
- You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from in the morning.
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