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Jerusalem: Bethlehem and Jericho Day Tour

1. Jerusalem: Bethlehem and Jericho Day Tour

After being picked up from Jerusalem, travel to Bethlehem where you will meet your guide before heading into the old city of Bethlehem. Enjoy a guided visit to the Church of the Nativity. Continue your tour with a visit to the Milk Grotto Church before riding to the city of the shepherds, Bayt Sahur where you will visit the Chapel of the Shepherds Field before getting to visit an olive wood factory where you will see artisans crafting wooden sculptures.  Then journey through the wonderful Judean Desert to the lowest point on earth. Have chances to stop and take pictures at the sea level point in the desert overlooking the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, Jericho. Stop and have lunch then pass the Mount of Temptation and drive into Jericho where you will see some of the famed sights in the city including Zaccheus's Tree that is mentioned in the bible.

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From Jerusalem: Bethlehem, Jericho & Qasr al-Yahud

2. From Jerusalem: Bethlehem, Jericho & Qasr al-Yahud

Descend to the Judean desert, and see the Inn of the Good Samaritan on route. Look out over the remarkable moonscape of the breathtaking Judean desert. Continue on to Jericho, the oldest city in the world. Stop at Zacchaeus' Sycamore to see one of the oldest Sycamore trees, which Zacchaeus climbed in order to spot Jesus. Visit the Mound of Ancient Jericho, where 25 ancient cities were uncovered. Enter Jericho, which was founded in 8,000 BC, and is the oldest Jewish settlement, captured by Joshua and Israel in 1,200 BC. Stop for an overview of Mt. Temptation, where Satan endeavored to tempt Jesus, and see of the oasis of Jericho and Elisha's Spring. Depart Jericho to travel to the Judean mountains and the city of Bethlehem. Visit Bethlehem, the birthplace of King David, whose name literally translates as “City of Bread,” due to the wheat crop that grew in the region, the city where according to Christian tradition, it is the birthplace of Jesus, and undoubtedly one of the most biblical sites on earth. Discover the Church of the Nativity, and the cave where Jesus was born. See Manger Square, where Jesus was placed after his birth. Explore the Greek and the Catholic Church before continuing with an overview of Shepherd's Fields.  Enjoy round-trip transfers from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem and the services of an English-speaking guide, on this essential tour of biblical sites and fantastic panoramic views.

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What people are saying about Jericho

great great tour! Boaz is an incredibly interesting person who is knowledgeable about a variety of subjects! I asked him sensitive questions about life as a Palestinian and he answered me not only honestly but also very objectively. His knowledge about the history of Bethlehem and the bible was impressive! great hospitality

Seems like this service was subcontracted to Eliat tours I believe, and we glad it happen because we ended up having a great local touch experience with the tour guys. Cetri, I believe is his name was great and knowledgeable and with a lot of patience. Great way to see Bethehelem and Jericó.

The guide did not take us to the queue to watch the manger when we went to the church of nativity, but at the same time, we would not waste two hours in line, and we could see more different scenery. Of course, it depends on your purpose.

It was so good. A very attentive guide who explains well. Everything was perfect for a pleasant day

I recommend Elijah Tours in Jerusalem. Everything went as agreed and is organized and correct.