**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 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. Drive through the Judean desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth. Stop to enjoy the opportunity to float in the Dead Sea and cover yourself with the mineral rich, therapeutic mud. Return to point of departure.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites. Bathing suit, hat and towel are recommended.
This tour is offered DAILY.
*Rates valid up until February 28, 2019. Rates may change from March – February 2020.
*A minimum of 3 tours are required for booking if you have not booked any other services with us.
Start the day with a magnificent overview of Jerusalem and the Judea desert from Mount Scopus. Drive to the Old City. Visit the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion; Walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road; View the remains of the wall of Jerusalem from the first temple period. Visit the Jewish quarter, the Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and witness the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies.
Visit Davidson Center and tour the southern Kotel excavations. Stop to visit the Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian army stronghold, converted into a national memorial site and museum. Drive to Mount Herzl, the military cemetery and Yad Vashem, the memorial to the Holocaust.
Return to point of departure.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.
*Entrance to the Holocaust museum is not permitted for children under the age of 10.