3 days spending at the most biblical city in the world!
Spend 3 days visiting the most historical city in the world! Christian Jerusalem will show you the holiest place for more than half of the world’s population. We will visit Holy Sepulcher church, Mount of Olives, Mount Zion, walk in the Via Dolorosa, city of David, Betlehem and much more.
After pick up at major hotels in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem our day begins with a dramatic panoramic overview of the new and old city of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, including the Temple Mount Esplanade of the old city.
We then enter the Old City of Jerusalem and walk along the Via Dolorosa (the Stations of the Cross) to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of the crucifixion. We then head towards the renovated Jewish Quarter walking through the Cardo, a 1700 year-old ancient pathway constructed in Roman times.
We then leave Jerusalem and drive towards Bethlehem via the Nativity Circle and visit Bethlehem’s Manger Square, named after the manger Jesus was born in. Manger Square is home to the Church of the Nativity, one of the world’s oldest-standing churches still functioning to this day.
We will visit the main Basilica of the Nativity, designed in the typical Roman-style and constructed on the ruins of its predecessor in 565 AD, as well as the Catholic Church of St. Catherine, adjoining the Basilica of the Nativity.
Underneath the Church stands the Grotto of the Nativity, the cave in which Jesus was born, the exact spot of birth is marked by a 14-pointed star of silver set into the floor. We also visit the nearby Milk Grotto, where Mary nursed her son while the family was taking refuge before their flight into Egypt. A Franciscan Chapel is built above the Milk Grotto.
Our last stop in Bethlehem before returning to Jerusalem will be at a beautiful overview of the Shepherds’ Fields, and the special Church of the Shepherds’ Fields.
Price includes accommodation per person in a double room on B&B basis
Single supplement $50per person.
The tour is consist of several day tours therfore the SEQUENCE OF THE DAYS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE according to the day the tour starts
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