From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem Biblical Full-Day Tour
- Pickup available
- Duration: 10 hours
Begin your tour of Biblical Jerusalem with a bird’s eye view across the city from the Mount of Olives. From here you can see beyond the Old City walls to Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock. Then drive down the mount, passing an ancient Jewish cemetery, the Biblical Garden of Gethsemane, the stunning Church of All Nations and the Kidron Valley where monumental Jewish tombs have stood for centuries. As you approach the Old City, you'll pass the Dormition Church and arrive on Mount Zion. In Jerusalem, visit the Room of the Last Supper where Christ ate with his Apostles on the eve of his crucifixion. This room is also called the Upper Room as it is on a floor over the site of King David’s Tomb. Then enter the Old City Armenian Quarter via the Zion Gate and pass the Armenian Church of St. James. Your tour guide will tell you about the fascinating Armenian culture, before you move on to th...
Visit a number of holy and significant sites to both Christianity and Judaism as you tour around Jerusalem with your knowledgable local guide. Learn interesting information about the city it's history and culture. Begin by visiting the Church of Agony and the Gardens of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City through the Dung Gate and stop at the Western Wall, the most sacred place to Jews today. Next, visit the beautiful Crusader Church of St. Anne and the Pools of Bethesda. Walk the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the site of Jesus’s crucifixion. Enjoy some time exploring the lively markets and along the Byzantine Cardo before leaving the Old City via the Zion Gate. Tour around Mount Zion and the tomb of King David as well as the Room of the Last Supper. Time permitting, have the chance to visit the Church of Peter Gallicantu and the Garden Tomb.
Visit Jerusalem 's holy and cultural sights on this full-day tour, then head to the desert to float in the Dead Sea. Head to Jerusalem's Mount of Olives to see Jerusalem's beautiful church spires and golden minarets glimmer from up high. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's tomb, the room of the last supper, and visit the imposing Dormition Abbey. Explore the Armenian and Jewish quarters in Jerusalem's Old City, and visit the recently excavated and restored Cardo; the old Roman road. See the Wailing Wall then continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk the Via Dolorosa, where Jesus carried his cross to his crucifixion site, which is where the ancient Church of the Holy Sepulchre now stands. Head deep into the Judean desert to the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea. Float effortlessly in the unique mineral-rich waters. After getting your natural spa treatment in the Dead Sea, it's ti...
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Great tour, interesting and varied, the guide was just great. The tour started on time and offered everything that was announced. Definitely recommendable.