Day trip

Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River from Tel Aviv

3.8 / 5

32 reviews

Activity provider: Tourist Israel Tours

Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River from Tel Aviv

Activity provider: Tourist Israel Tours

From US$ 109 per person

The Bethlehem, Jericho, and Jordan River Tour are available twice every week. Visit four of the region’s most interesting destinations.

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Duration 12 hours - 1 day
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Tour Bethlehem, the city where Jesus was born
  • Ascend via cable car to the Mount of Temptations and enjoy a guided tour of the monastery in Jericho
  • Float in the waters of the Dead Sea at a private beach
Full description
After your 6:30 AM pick-up from Tel Aviv, head to Bethlehem to explore the city before it becomes bustling with other groups. Discover the birthplace of Jesus and the Church of the Nativity. Descending through the Judean Desert, reach Jericho, the lowest city on Earth, and explore the Mount of Temptation.  Explore the Mount of Temptation, ascending by cable car. The cable car ticket is not included and costs approximatel $16. Stop at the Jordan River, Qasr al Yahud Baptismal Site, where according to tradition, Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.  Return to Tel Aviv at around 6:30 PM. Note that the order of sites is subject to change.
Includes
  • Transportation from Tel Aviv to all sites
  • Guide in Bethlehem, Jericho and Qasr al Yahud site
  • Entrance fee to the cable car in Jericho (16$)
  • Food and drink
  • Personal expenses

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Know before you go

  • Wearing modest clothing is recommended
  • Please note that the order of the itinerary will be subject to change
  • Entering the Church of Nativity will be time dependent and crowd permitting
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 32 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    3.6/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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An unforgettable tour!!! Great guide, who provided lots of background information but also left time to linger. The shared meal was priced really ok by Israeli standards and very tasty! The heat (38 degrees!) was the only negative - but that's how it is in July :-) The bus was super air-conditioned and you didn't have to walk as much as you would on a tour of Jerusalem, for example. The landscape was breathtaking, you see a lot on the tour! The Jordan River and the Mount of Temptation, which you can take a cable car to (with an incredible view!!), were my personal highlights! There are not enough stars to give for this unforgettable day!

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July 11, 2022

All in all good

We didn't see the caves of Qumram, only a film was offered about it, expensive admission. In Bethlehem, the guide directed us to a souvenir shop, where we had to stay for about half an hour. In the Church of the Nativity he wanted to get rid of his frustration with the (evil) Israelis. Guides should behave neutrally. I was satisfied with the other guides.

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March 10, 2018

It was quite a long day but so interesting ! I definitely recommend it. First, you go to Bethlehem and meet a local guide who is not Jewish. And back to Jerusalem to pick the guide for the rest of the day. Then you go to the desert of Judea along the Jordan river where Jesus was baptized and then Jericho.

January 2, 2023

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