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At the Beit Guvrin National Park in the Judean Lowlands we explore an underground world of chalkstone caves which were used by settlers throughout history. We descend into the Bell Cave 18 meters below the ground and marvel at the Sidon Burial Caves and network of interconnecting caves which bear signs of early civilizations. We also take a look at the Roman Theatre.

Wichtige und nützliche Hinweise

  • The private tour price is determined by distance, vehicle size, language and duration of the tour.
  • The base price includes 10 hours a day , Each additional hour- $40
  • Entrance fees, meals, parking fees, toll roads and tips are NOT included.
  • Accommodation is not included in the price.
  • Guide's overnight is not included in the price.
  • On Saturdays and Jewish holidays a supplement of $125 per day will apply.
  • Modest dress: Covered shoulders / No shorts.

Detaillierte Beschreibung der Tour

The national reserve of Beit Guvrin chalkstone caves expands over an area of 1250 acres in the heart of the Judean plateau. An area of hills at the height of 400m where for generations the chalkstone caves, storerooms, hideouts and dovecotes were dug. Beit Guvrin was an important location during Hellenistic period as well as in the Crusader era.  We will visit the Bell Cave, which is hard surfaced rock quarried downward in the shape of the bell. We also see here rock inscriptions from the early Arab era from the seventh to the tenth era.  We continue to the Sidon Cave (a series of impressive burial caves with rock paintings, that throw light on the lifestyle and artistic craft styles of the Hellenistic period. Continue to the Roman Theatre where gladiator fights took place inthe sand arena.

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