Bethlehem and Jericho Tour

Bethlehem and Jericho Tour

This one day tour takes you through both Bethlehem and Jericho, which provides a wonderful introduction to the rich Christian heritage in Israel.
  • Duration

    1 day
  • Highlights

    Church of Nativity, view of Shepherds' field, Mt. of Temptation
  • Notes

    Land Only, Departs from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
  • Activity Level


  • Tailor Made

    This tour can be booked privately

From  $138
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**PLEASE NOTE: Covid 19 some dates will not be operating and changes may apply to our programs. Please ask your Gil Travel Consultant for updates.

Drive through the Judean desert and enjoy a roadside view of the Good Samaritan Inn. After a short stop at sea level for a panoramic view, continue to Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Stop to see Zacchaeus’ Sycamore tree and proceed for an overview of Mt. of Temptation. Visit Tel Jericho where 25 ancient cities were uncovered. (*cable car not included). Proceed to the city of Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; Walk through Manger Square to visit the Church of Nativity; Next, visit the Church of Milk Grotto and Shepherds’ field. Stop at a local souvenir store and return to Jerusalem.

This tour departs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays

*Rates valid up until February 28, 2019. Rates may change from March – February 2020.


  • The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations.
  • Palestinian guides meet the tour only after border crossing.
  • Border crossing to Bethlehem may include short unaccompanied walking portion.
  • Change of vehicle is required upon entering Palestinian authority territory.
  • Passports are compulsory.
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Western Wall, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Church of Nativity Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David's Tomb, Room of Last Supper and the Dormition Abbey. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem where Jesus was born. Walk through the Manger Square to visit the Church of Nativity. View the Shepherds' field. Return to point of departure. NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Passports are required.  
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