Bethlehem & Jericho Full-Day Tour
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Duration: 9h 30m
Location: Bethlehem, Israel | Bethlehem, Israel
Category: Day Trips & Excursio
The birthplace of Jesus & religious epicenter
Manger Square, Bethlehem’s central hub of activity
Religious meccas of Mosque of Omar & Church of the Nativity
Oldest city in the world at Jericho
Panoramic views over Mt. Temptation
Guided tour of Bethlehem and Jericho
Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Jerusalem hotel
Commentary in English
Learn about the popular religious sites of historic Bethlehem and Jericho. Visit the biblical home of Jesus’ birth, the Church of Nativity, and Manger Square, a hub of religious activities for the city. Then explore the magnificent walled city of Jericho, reputed to be the world’s oldest city.
People of multiple religions flock to Bethlehem from all over the world to worship or just be in the presence of the city’s Manger Square, where Jesus is said to have been born. Here you also see the charming Mosque of Omar, and the Church of the Nativity. Finally, you make a stop at the Shepherds’ Field, where shepherds “kept watch over their flock”.
Next, head through the Judean Desert to Jericho. The city has been inhabited continuously for longer than any other on Earth, probably due to its copious springs and lush vegetation. Stop at the Zacchaeus Sycamore for an overview of Mt. Temptation, and the Mound of Ancient Jericho where 25 ancient cities were uncovered, the first of which dates back over 11,000 years.
Cancellation Policy: 5 days
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Tour itinerary changes may occur due to holidays or other circumstances beyond control.
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