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From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem Old City & Dead Sea Guided Day Tour

From Tel Aviv: Jerusalem Old City & Dead Sea Guided Day Tour

From US$ 133 per person

Enjoy a bus tour from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Explore the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Western Wall, before relaxing in the Dead Sea.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
French, Spanish, German, English
Pickup included
A confirmation email, including your final pickup time and pickup hotel, will be sent to you by the supplier (Bein Harim). Please make sure to read it carefully. If you don't receive a confirmation email from the supplier, please contact to confirm your pickup: reservations@beinharimtours.com.

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Old City of Jerusalem from Tel Aviv
  • Visit Holy Land sites, such as the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Western Wall
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the old and new city of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives
  • Float in the mineral rich waters of the Dead Sea
  • Get a roadside view of the Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found
  • Drive through the Judean Hills
Full description

Explore Jerusalem on this full-day bus tour from Tel Aviv. Experience the spiritual sanctuary of the 3 great religions of the Western world as you see sights like the Mount of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemane, and the Armenian Quarter.

During the tour, see some of the city’s most holy places, including the Mount of Olives, the Via Dolorosa, the Western Wall and more.

Get picked up from your hotel in the morning for the drive to Jerusalem and the Mount of Olives, one of the highest peaks in the city. Enjoy a panoramic overview of the sights below.

Travel along the Kidron Valley to the Garden of Gethsemane and the walls of the Old City. Enter the Western Wall Square via the Armenian Quarter, and stroll through the Bazaar to the Christian Quarter.

See the Stations of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, site of the crucifixion. Walk along the 1,700-year-old Byzantine main street, the recently restored Roman road of The Cardo, and the renovated Jewish Quarter.

Soak up the magical atmosphere of this most sacred of cities, before descending through the Judean hills to the shore of the Dead Sea. 

The drive to the Dead Sea is without a guide, but once you have arrived at the lowest place on earth, swim, float, or enjoy a mud-bath to benefit from the rich-minerals that the natural Dead Sea is renowned for.

Transfer back to Tel Aviv for the end of your tour.

Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Transport in an air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fee to the Dead Sea
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The drive to the Dead Sea shore is without a guide
  • Modest dress is required for holy sites
  • It is recommended you bring a hat, bathing suit, towels and comfortable shoes
  • Please note this tour is not suitable for children under the age of 4
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 187 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Went on a tour to Jerusalem with our Guide Schalke (he does the german tours). We had a great time and felt save all throughout the day. It‘s an amazing experience whether you’re religious or not. You’ll have goosebumps. I recommend going! It’s not far from Tel Aviv and well spent money. I catch myself reminiscing about it every now and then during my daily life. Also the trip to the dead sea was a nice, feel-good kind of experience.

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November 21, 2022

The tour was 10 hours and it was interesting from beginning until the end. The tour guide was amazing, very knowledgeable, interesting, and organized. The whole tour was very organized and we enjoyed learning about the history of Jerusalem and had fun visiting the Dead Sea. No complaints, all was excellent! :)

October 24, 2022

The tour was super nice especially by the guide Jacob. A super lively person and willing to explain every point of the visits. Certainly Jacob made the difference on this tour. I loved getting to know Jerusalem but especially the dead sea. What an incredible experience! I recommend with eyes closed!!!

October 11, 2022

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