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- Tour number: 13
This tour starts on Mount Scopus with panoramic views across Jerusalem. We can see beyond the Old City walls to Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock. We pass the Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations and Kidron Valley then come into the Old City by way of the Zion Gate. In the Jewish Quarter, we see the excavated Byzantine Cardo and visit the iconic Wailing Wall. We walk the Via Dolorosa as Jesus did on his way to Calvary. We arrive at the sacred Church of the Holy Sepulchre and see where Christ was crucified and laid to rest. After lunch in the Old City, we walk through the Old City market and depart Jerusalem. We descend below sea level to the Dead Sea. Relax on a beautiful Dead Sea beach, float in the salty water and give yourself a natural facial with black Dead Sea mud.
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This Jerusalem and Dead Sea tour starts on Mount Scopus where we enjoy an incredible view across the rooftops of Jerusalem. Your guide will point out highlights on Mount Scopus like the Garden of Gethsemane, Church of All Nations, and Kidron Valley below. Driving through the stunning Jerusalem scenery the tour reaches the Old City and enters by way of the Zion Gate.
Within the 500-year-old Old City walls, we see the Armenian Quarter and head for the ancient Jewish Quarter. See the excavated 1,500 year old Byzantine Cardo, an ancient street lined with tall columns. The Jerusalem tour visits the sacred Western Wall, a remnant of the Second Holy Temple’s outer retaining walls. This wall survived the Temple’s destruction in 70AD and is now a holy Jewish landmark.
The tour traces Jesus’s route to his crucifixion from the 5th Station of the Cross along the sacred Via Dolorosa. Bearing his cross Jesus reached Calvary which is now encompassed by the massive Church of the Holy Sepulcher. We enter this iconic Christian landmark and see many chapels and Biblical sites like the Stone of Unction and Christ’s burial tomb.
Before leaving the Old City we take a lunch break and then make our way through the Old City bazaar. Driving through the stunning desert scenery we can see Jericho in the distance. The tour pauses briefly at the sign indicating “sea level” then we descend lower and lower until we reach the Dead Sea at 430m below sea level.
The tour takes you to a Dead Sea beaches where you can relax on the sand, soak up the sun and float in the water. The Dead Sea environment is known to have natural health and beauty benefits. While here you can lather your skin with mineral-rich Dead Sea mud. Get a classic photo floating in the Dead Sea where the high saline content gives you natural buoyancy! After completely unwinding and feeling rejuvenated the tour comes to an end.
A day tour is a regular tour that we operate on specific weekdays. Tours depart from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Herzliya and Netanya. You have the option to upgrade your tour and ensure for yourself a place in a small group (up to 19 people). The tour duration from pickup time is approximately 10 hours. You will be picked up from your hotel, and after the tour, you will be returned to your hotel.
Almost all of our daily tours are operated primarily in English, in addition to a second language: Or Spanish, or Russian, or German and or French. You can choose the preferred language of the tour when booking. You can view the tour schedule, as well as the second language schedule in order to make your best suited choice.
When booking your tour, you will need to mark which language you’d like the tour to be in. Note that for certain tours in certain languages, the price may be higher.
A regular group travels in a coach that comfortably transports up to 45 people. A small group travels in a minivan that seats 22 people. Other than that, the tours are identical.
Our tours leave from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Netanya and Herzliya. We pick up our travelers from most of the hotels in these cities. If you are staying at a private residence address, please choose the closest pick up hotel to your apartment or contact our office to be advised where to wait.
Children under 12 and students (with a valid student card) receive a 10% discount.
You can bring your luggage with you and we’ll store it in the trunk of the vehicle during the tour. However, please be aware that we don’t take any responsibility for any damage or loss. Recommended to advise us that you are travelling with luggage.
Yes, but not too much. We definitely recommend bringing some local currency with you to pay for lunch and anything you may wish to; purchase along the way.
We, at Bein Harim Tourism, understand that plans can change, so you can change dates, cancel, or change your pickup point. Please note that cancellation fees will be charged subject to the cancellation policy as indicated on the tour page and confirmation email.
Since packages depend on hotel availability and updated rates, changes may imply an extra fee. For any changes or updates, you are welcome to contact our Operations team at:
Whatsapp messages only: +972 526588837
Phone: +972 35422000
Make sure that you have received confirmation for your change or update request.
It is possible to have pick ups/ drop offs in different cities. However, we do not disperse to specific drop off locations. The expenses to get from the drop off location to your final destination won't be covered by Bein Harim.