A brief overview of the tour
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.
Important and useful notes
This itinerary is only a proposal, we can customize this private tour according to your wish.
The private tour price is determined by distance, vehicle size, language and duration of the tour.
The base priceÂ includesÂ 10 hours a day,Â each additional hour - $40.
Entrance fees, parking, toll road fees not included.
- On Saturday, Â an extra charge of $125 applies.
Modest dress: Covered shoulders / No shorts.
A detailed description of the 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. Â 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. Â 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.