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Bethlehem & Jericho: Full-Day Trip from Jerusalem

3.2 / 5

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Bethlehem & Jericho: Full-Day Trip from Jerusalem

From US$ 142 per person

Spend a day visiting Bethlehem and Jericho with an expert guide. Visit the locations from Jesus' early life, including Shepherd's field, Good Samaritan Inn, and the Church of the Nativity on a fun and informative day trip.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pick up is provided from centrally located Jerusalem hotels only. The supplier will confirm the pick-up time and address. If your hotel is not central, you will be sent the address of the closest meeting point.


  • Spend a day exploring the ancient cities of Jericho and Bethlehem
  • Follow your expert guide and learn interesting facts
  • Head to the Good Samaritan Inn
  • View of Mount of Temptation
Full description
Bethlehem offers even the non-believers amongst us a breathtaking and educational day trip from Jerusalem. First, we'll drive to Bethlehem and visit the Church of Nativity and Manger's Square, for a look at Jesus' birthplace. Your guide will also stop with you for an overview of the Shepherd's field before returning to Jerusalem. As you drive through the Judean desert, stop by the Good Samaritan Inn before heading on to Jericho, one of the oldest cities in the world. Here, it's easy to imagine what life might have been like 2000 years ago when the wise men headed on their way to meet the newborn baby Jesus. We'll also stop at the Zacheus Sycamore for a view out at the Mount of Temptation, where Jesus is said to have been tempted by the devil. This ancient site has over 25 ancient cities and is still being explored.
  • Pick-up from central hotels
  • Transportation
  • Government licensed tour guide
  • Entrance fees to sites
  • Meals and tips

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Passports must be taken with on all tours to Jericho
  • Modest attire is required for visiting holy places of any religion (men with head covering, women with shoulder covering; for both men and women - no shorts).
  • Comfortable walking shoes are suggested
  • Changes of vehicle may be required upon entering Palestinian authority territory
  • Palestinian guide meets the tour only at the border
  • The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations
  • Hotel pick up is provided from centrally located hotels only. The supplier will confirm the pick-up time and address. If your hotel is not central, you will be sent the address of the closest meeting point
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.2 /5

based on 12 reviews

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Very Informative and Accommodting

The tour was great. I especially liked when they accommodated my request to see the Milk Grotto which was not in the actual tour itself. A lot of driving but worth it. Wish we would have briefly stopped at the Dead Sea I stead of driving by. The place we stopped for lunch was a nightmare. No organization...a bit of a free for all. Terrible food. It would be great if the tour company found another nicer less chaotic spot for lunch.

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March 17, 2019

Good guides, Bethlehem better than Jericho to visit.

The guides were good and competent especially in Bethlehem but the forced tour in the tourist restaurant and even more in the souvenir shops sponsored by the guides with very high prices and tourist things I did not like.

April 28, 2019

More time in souvenir shops than visiting cities

April 23, 2019

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