Day trip

From Tel Aviv: Bethlehem, Jericho and Qasr al-Yahud Tour

4.1 / 5

53 reviews

Activity provider: Bein Harim Israel Tours
Day trip

From Tel Aviv: Bethlehem, Jericho and Qasr al-Yahud Tour

Activity provider: Bein Harim Israel Tours

From US$ 135 per person

Explore the significant biblical sites of Bethlehem and Jericho on this full-day tour, with pick-ups from Tel Aviv. Visit one of the oldest cities in the world at Jericho and discover the birthplace of Christ at Bethlehem.

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Duration 10 hours
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  • Tour some of the most significant sites from the bible on a full-day excursion from Tel Aviv
  • Visit the birthplace of Jesus and the Church of the Nativity
  • See the Church of the Shepherd's Field and the Catholic Church of St. Catherine
  • Explore the oldest city in the world at Jericho
  • Enjoy the magnificent moonscape of the Judean Desert
Full description

Decent to the Judean desert, you will see the Inn of the Good Samaritan on route. Look out over the remarkable moonscape of the breathtaking Judean desert. Then continue to Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Stop at Zacheus Sycamore to see the oldest Sycamore tree, which Zacheus climbed in order to spot Jesus. Visit the Mound of Ancient Jericho, where 25 ancient cities were uncovered. Founded in 8,000 BC, Jericho is also the oldest Jewish settlement and was captured by Joshua and Israel in 1,200 BC. Stop for overview of Mt. Temptation, where Satan endeavored to tempt Jesus and get an overview of the oasis of Jericho and Elisha's Spring.

Next, get back to the Judean mountains and the city of Bethlehem, the birthplace of King David, and literally translates as “City of Bread,” due to the wheat crop that grew in the region. According to Christian tradition, it is the birthplace of Jesus, and undoubtedly one of the world's important most biblical sites. Visit the Church of the Nativity and the cave where Jesus was born. Also see Manger Square, where Jesus was placed after his birth. Explore the Greek and the Catholic Church. Continue with an overview of Shepherd's Fields. 

With round-trip transfers from Tel Aviv and the services of an English-speaking guide, this is an essential tour of the biblical sites and offers fantastic panoramas as you drive.

  • Entry fees
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned bus
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink
  • Tips (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

Know before you go

  • A valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Modest dress is required
  • This tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations
  • Palestinian guide meets tour only at border post
  • Change of vehicle may be required for entry to Palestinian Authority territory
  • Tour is not suitable for children under the age of 4
  • Due to visitor overload, a visit down to the Grotto of Nativity might not be possible because of tour time schedule
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4.1 /5

based on 53 reviews

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This is an amazing tour! Our tour guide Ami is very knowledgeable and driver Hassan drives really carefully. Had an amazing lunch at Jericho. Ami explained really well everything including the archaeological sites and its significance from history until today's time.

March 24, 2023

These places are the most interesting places base on the story & the background of the New Testament. I’m happy to see the beautiful places of the native land of our Lord Jesus Christ when he was in humanity incarnation. I’m happy to see the birth place of our Lord Jesus Christ. And I’m happy to see the beautiful city of Jerusalem.

March 24, 2023

The tour was well organized; we were picked up on time and everthing worked smoothly. The tour guide was excellent, I believe his name is Hezi. He was full of interesting explanations and took us to interesting locations. The tour was well time and we a complished a lot in 12 hours.

March 24, 2023

Product ID: 22608