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- Tour number: 1507
Walk in the footsteps of Jesus, on this full-day tour, giving you a chance to explore a number of ancient sites pivotal to Christianity. Stand atop the Mount of Olives and gaze at a panorama of this astonishing place, before wandering the streets of the Old City and exploring, in turn, its four different quarters. Stand at the Western Wall, a veritable open-air synagogue and the last remaining structure of the Second Herodian Temple.
Trace Jesus’ walk along the Via Dolorosa, stopping at the stations of the cross, before arriving at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Not just the spot at which Jesus was first crucified and then buried, this church has withstood numerous invasions and today retains a unique atmosphere. Travel onto Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus. Stroll across Manger Square, before visiting the Church of the Nativity, inside which can be found beautiful mosaic floors. Return to Ashdod, taking in views of mountains, forests and valleys.
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Leaving from Ashdod Port, this private tour - complete with guide - gives you the opportunity to spend a full day in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Travelling by air-conditioned bus, as you enter Jerusalem gaze at the astonishing views of the city from atop the Mount of Olives. Travel through the Kidron Valley and stop at the Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus spent his last night as a free man, praying before his crucifixion. Stroll through the Armenian Quarter of the Old City before arriving at the Western Wall - in Hebrew ‘the Kotel’ - Judaism’s most holy site, Today, this wall is all that remains of the Second Temple and it acts as a huge open-air synagogue where thousands of Jews gather to pray Walk through the Jewish Quarter, soaking up the city atmosphere, to the Christian Quarter, and retrace the steps of Jesus on the Via Dolorosa, at different stations of the cross. Arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and stand inside at the very spot Jesus was crucified and buried. From there, walk through the Muslim Quarter, enjoying the famous and very lively bazaar, where all kinds of souvenirs are on sale, from Hebron glass to Armenian pottery, not to mention coffee, sweet treats and exotic spices.
Then continue onto Bethlehem, a half hour’s drive away, and stroll through Manger Square, one of Christianity’s most sacred sites, which is flanked both by the Church of the Nativity and the Mosque of Oman. Dating back to 339 AD, be sure not to miss the Church’s beautiful floor mosaics. Afterward, perhaps explore the Catholic Church of St. Catherine or Bethlehem’s Greek Orthodox Church. Return to Ashdod Port with your guide for drop-off back at your hotel.
This is a service we provide for travelers who arrive in Israel via cruise ship. In essence, it is a private tour which runs directly from the Port of Haifa and Ashdod to the tour destinations offered
The price includes a private car and attached tour guide which will pick you up from the Port of Haifa and Ashdod and return you to the same location. The trip is limited to 10 hours ($40 for every extra hour). Find full information under the "Additional Information" section of each tour.
The price does not include entrance fees, food and drinks, parking or toll roads. Find detailed information under the "Additional Information" section of each tour.
Yes, the mentioned itinerary is only a proposal; we can customize this private tour according to your wish. Please note that if, due to the changes, the tour duration be above 10 hours, you will be required to pay $40 for every extra hour.
Nearly all languages. However, it is advisable to book in advance tours in languages that aren’t English, Spanish, Russian, German or French. Plus, in certain cases, a tour guide in a language not mentioned above may incur an additional fee ($30-100 – depending on the language and the tour).
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