Journey from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and Bethlehem with a private guide on this 8-hour tour. Travel back in time as you explore the sites of Jesus' birth, death, and resurrection. Visit the Holy Sepulchre Church, the Church of the Nativity, Shepherd's Field, and more.
Get picked up at your Tel Aviv hotel to begin the trip to Jerusalem. Listen to your driver/guide narrating the journey as you enjoy the scenery of'climbing up Jerusalem mountains from the sea'shore.
Explore the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem as you make your way to the Holy Sepulchre Church. Stop and visit the Cavalry, Golgotha, numerous internal shrines, and Jesus' tomb. Descend the depths of St. Helen Church to the cave where the Holy Cross was found.
Next, take a 15-minute drive to Bethlehem from the Old City located in Palestine. You'll cross the border into Palestine, which will take only a few minutes. Make sure to have your passport and any necessary travel documents with you on the day of the tour.
Visit the Church of the Nativity at Manger Square, one of the oldest churches in the world. You'll be able to walk through the church, where religious ceremonies have been performed for 1,700'years. You'll see the medieval castle built above the underground room referred to as the cave or grotto where Jesus was born to Mary.
Head to The Grotto of the Nativity by way of the steep stairway. You'll see the altar with the inscribed star commemorating the nativity and the manger where Jesus was born.
Lastly, you'll be able to relax and enjoy the scenic drive back to your hotel by going through Jerusalem as your guide continues to provide you with commentary during this journey. Your last stop before reaching your hotel will be at the observation point for a panoramic view of the Holy City, where you'll be given a few minutes to take great photos to capture the beautiful scenic view.