Bethlehem and Herodium

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Tour Number

Activity Level

456306


Categories

Local Experience, Food and Wine, City, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Arabic (fluent), English (fluent), Hebrew (fluent), Ukrainian (fluent), Russian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Exploring Israel and the West Bank with a local guide


We will start our day with one of the fortresses king Herod the Great built, we will watch a movie and then climb to the top to have a magnificent view over the wilderness, then we will walk and see a synagogue from the time of Jesus, Tunnels from the time of the Jewish Revolt, theater and the sarcophagi of King Herod. Then we will drive towards Bethlehem, we will start with the Shepherds fields, then we will head to the area of the Manger square where the church of the Nativity is located and there we will visit the church that marks the birthplace of Jesus and the catholic compound where St. Jerome lived, on the way back to Jerusalem we will stop by the separation wall for a cup of tea of coffee it is optional to walk by the wall and see some of the graffiti work of Banksy or enter the museum (15shekels). then we will drive to Jerusalem

Itinerary

We will drive from Jerusalem to Herodium (30min ride) where we will spend (1 hour 20min) there is a small section where we will have to walk in caves used during the Bar Kochva revolt) (can be skipped upon request)
Drive From Herodium to Bethlehem (20min)
Shepherds fields (20-25min)
Drive to the Manger Square (10min)
Church of the Nativity (depends on the line)
Church of St. Catherine (10min)
Drive to the Separation Wall (10min)
Walk by the wall (20min)
Drive back to Jerusalem (20min)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: The meeting point is in Jerusalem. If the meeting point or the end point are not in Jerusalem, contact me for the price

Duration: 5 hours

time might change during holidays and working days

Transportation

Volkswagen Transporter 8 seats 2015

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 Shekels - lunch
coffee
entrance fee to Herodium

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Entrance fee to the Herodium 29 shekels per person

Restrictions

In some sites they have their own guide or its forbidden to explain inside so my explanation will be done outside.
Some sites that we are going to visit dont have a parking lot next to them so we will have to park and walk to the site.

A Recent Review of this tour

Mr. Charlie took me on a fascinating tour through the old city of Jerusalem. I was amazed by his historical knowledge and by his passion about his job. Charlie is very friendly and an encyclopedia of the history of Jerusalem the city he grew up in.
Basel Balbisi

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    Tour Price

    55325 JPY PER TOUR(for up to 6 people) (duration: 5 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    456306


    Categories

    Local Experience, Food and Wine, City, Adventure / Active

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Arabic (fluent), English (fluent), Hebrew (fluent), Ukrainian (fluent), Russian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

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