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Jerusalem: Full-Day Bethlehem and Dead Sea Tour

Product ID: 278377
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Take a great way to explore the history and religion of the Old City of Bethlehem, a city listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Following your guided tour of the most important sites in Bethlehem, you will visit the Dead Sea where you can swim or relax.
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Duration 8 hours
Starting time 7:45 AM
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  • Tour to Bethlehem the city where Jesus Christ was born
  • Drive north through the Judean Desert to the lowest point on earth
  • Take in views over Jericho, the world's oldest city
  • Relax in the Dead Sea
  • Jerusalem

  • 35 minutes

  • Chapel of the Milk Grotto (guided tour)

  • Church of The Nativity (guided tour)

  • Chapel of the Shepherds' Field (guided tour)

  • 40 minutes

  • Dead Sea (photo stop, swimming)

  • 40 minutes

  • Jerusalem

6 hours

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Full description
Following pickup in Jerusalem, you will ride to Bethlehem to meet your guide before heading to the Old City of Bethlehem. You will begin with a guided visit to the Church of the Nativity, as well as the Cave of St. Jerome (a visit to the Nativity Star is not always available).

From there, you will continue walking to visit the Milk Grotto Church, where it is believed that the Holy Family found refuge from the Massacre of the Innocents before they could flee into Egypt. You will then ride to the City of the Shepherd's, Bayt Sahur. Once having arrived, you till take a guided visit to the Chapel of The Shepherd's Field, the church where the angels first appeared to the shepherds to announce the birth of Jesus Christ.

You will then have the chance to visit an olive wood factory and see the artisans crafting the wooden sculptures, which is considered to be an important and old craft in Bethlehem. Next, you will ride through the wonderful Judean Desert to the lowest point on earth, where you will have the chance to stop and take pictures at the sea-level point in the desert overlooking the oldest city in the world, Jericho. You will then stop to have lunch. before continuing to the Dead Sea to enjoy the rest of the day either floating in the rich water or relaxing at the beach.
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry to the Dead Sea
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Visit to the grottos inside the Church of the Nativity
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

Pickup is at 7:45AM in front of the David Citadel Hotel.

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Be sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, a bathing suit, and a towel

From US$ 80 per person

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Elijah Tours & Travel

Product ID: 278377