Bethlehem and Jericho Private Biblical Tour from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem

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Duration: 10 hours

Departs: Jerusalem, Jerusalem

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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We drive from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem with our private tour guide to Explore holiest sites in Bethlehem and Jericho. In Bethlehem visit the Church of Nativity, site of Jesus birth. We visit St. Catherine Church and the Milk Grotto where Mary nursed Jesus. Leaving Bethlehem we pass Shepherd's Field and the Inn of the Good Samaritan heading south. We look over Wadi Kelt and see the Monastery of St. George clinging to the side of the steep cliffs. Pause for a photo-op at sea level then visit Jericho and the archaeological mound where the remains of 25 ancient civilizations were discovered.

• Receive the undivided attention of a private guide on this private tour
• Guided tour of the popular Holy Land sights by local experts 
• Experience some of the holiest sites in Bethlehem and Jericho private tour.
• Discover the Church of the Nativity 
• Explore Bethlehem's Christian landmarks
• Hotel pick up and drop-off from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.

Private tour

Professional guide

Transport by air-conditioned car.

What's Not Included

Entry fees, parkings, meals and are not included.

Food and drinks


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Recommended for this tour: Comfortable walking shoes, hats, sun screen. Modest dress and head covering are required for visiting holy sites in Jerusalem.
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Passport compulsory.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • This tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations.

Cancellation Policy

What To Expect

The Good Samaritan Museum
We drive south from Jerusalem in the direction of the Dead Sea on the way we pass the Inn of the Good Samaritan and continue on through the Biblical wilderness of the Judean Desert.
We pause at the mark which indicates that we have reached "sea level" and from there we continue on to Jericho 258 meters below sea level before descending to Jericho.

• Admission Ticket Free

Jericho This ancient city features in both the New and Old Testament. Joshua led his troops around the city walls until they fell and Jesus entered Jericho after his sojourn in the wilderness .

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Zaccheus' Tree
When Jesus entered Jericho, The City of Palms, the tax collector Zachaeus climbed a sycamore tree to see him better and we stop to take a look at this ancient tree.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mount of Temptation Monastery
Jesus spent forty days and forty nights on the nearby Mount Temptation, here the devil tried to turn Jesus away from God but Jesus responded "Man shall not live by bread alone.

• Admission Ticket Free

Option to visit Tel Jericho - Ancient Archaeological Mound

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Judaean Hills
Our journey takes us back towards Jerusalem and the Judean Mountains where we visit Bethlehem, both the home of Jesse, King David's father and the place where Jesus was born.

• Admission Ticket Free

Visit the Historical sites in Bethlehem

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Church of the Nativity
From Manger Square we enter through a small door into the Church of the Nativity. The Church of the Nativity was built in the 4th century over the grotto where Jesus was born and later in the 6th century the church was reconstructed. In recent times the church has been restored and renovated.
Within the church is the Grotto of the Nativity where a star marks the spot where Jesus was born and an altar to the three Wise Men.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Church of St. Catherine
Next we visit the Crusader Church of Saint Catherine and see the underground grotto where Saint Jerome painstakingly translated the Bible from Hebrew to Latin, creating the Vulgate.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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