Jericho, Mt. of Temptation, Hisham's Palace and Bethlehem Private Day Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

771496


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Arabic (fluent), English (fluent)

One day tour to Jericho, Hisham's Palace and Bethlehem


Book a private one day tour to Jericho and Bethlehem. Visit Jericho, the oldest and lowest city on earth and enjoy a visit to Monastery of Temptation and Hisham's Palace. Visit the town of Bethlehem to explore the Christian sites including the Church of the Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus and the Shepherd's Field.

Itinerary

Meet at Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint
Visit Jericho, the lowest and oldest city on earth, take the cable car up to Mount of Temptation, to the Monastery where Jesus was tempted by the devil. Also see a view of the ancient site of Jericho.
Visit Hisham's Palace, built during the Umayyad period as a hunting lodge and winter resort.
Visit Zacchaeus Sycamore, where according to tradition, Zacchaeus, the tax collector, climbed a tree to get a better look at Jesus.
Visit the Shepherds Field where the shepherds kept watch of their flocks by night and an angel Gabriel appeared to them.
Visit the Church of the Nativity, the site where Jesus was born.
Visit the Church of St. Catherine, visit the Chapel of Saint Jerome, where he translated the Bible into Latin, and the Chapel of the Innocents which commemorates the children who were killed by Herod.
Visit the Milk Grotto, according to tradition, a drop of milk felt on the ground while Mary was nursing the baby.
Visit a local olive wood workshop in Bethlehem.
End of the tour

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: You need to take bus number 234 from the Arab bus station in Damascus Gate (Called Bab el-'Amoud in Arabic) in Jerusalem. This bus goes to Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint as the last station. The bus run almost every 15 minutes and it takes around 30 minutes to arrive to Bethlehem checkpoint. Once you get off the bus, you need to walk through the terminal then cross the apartheid wall to Bethlehem side; it's easy and it takes few minutes to cross. All you have to do is walk through the terminal to Bethlehem side.

Duration: 8 hours 30 min.

Duration is 7-8 hours

Transportation

I will be your guide driver and will be using my private car to go around. It's a good, clean, comfortable car with A/C.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: - Private guide driver.
- Pick up and drop off at Bethlehem Checkpoint or from your hotel if in Bethlehem only.
- 7-8 hours tour (approx.).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

400 Shekels - 400 Shekels per person. You need to have money to cover the entrance fees to the Dead Sea, your lunch and personal expenses and if you wish to do some shopping.

What’s Extra

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

Other: - Mount of Temptation Cable Car Fee
- Hisham's Palace Entrance Fee
- Personal Expenses

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    Currency
    Tour Price

    500 USD(for up to 4 people) (duration: 8 hours 30 min.) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    771496


    Categories

    City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Religious Heritage

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Arabic (fluent), English (fluent)

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