2. From Jerusalem: 8-Hour Private Customized Full-Day Tour
Even the most independent travelers can benefit from some help when it comes to fully exploring Jerusalem and beyond. This private custom tour will help you to see the best of this region as you go at your own pace and choose what most interests you.
Travel in comfort in a private air-conditioned vehicle and get off the beaten path in search of authentic experiences. You're sure to find the best hidden spots as well as the must-see attractions thanks to the knowledge of your guide.
Where can you go on your full-day tour? That's up to you. Some suggested itineraries to consider:
• Masada, Ein Gedi, and the Dead Sea
If you want to take in the views from atop Masada, bathe under waterfalls at Ein Gedi, and float in the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea, this itinerary is for you.
• Jerusalem full-day tour
Spend an entire day immersed in this holy city. Explore the ancient highlights, including the Old City, the Western Wall, and Mount Zion. Also discover newer attractions such as the First Train Station, the Israeli Parliament, the Jerusalem Rose Garden, and the bustling Machane Yehuda Market.
• Jerusalem, Dead Sea, and Bethlehem
One of the most popular itineraries, discover two of the world’s holiest cities, then head to the lowest point on earth to paint yourself with mineral-rich mud and bob in the restorative waters of the Dead Sea.
• Bethlehem, Jericho, and Jordan River
Journey to Bethlehem and visit the Church of the Nativity. Drive to Jericho and ascend via cable car to the Mount of Temptations and tour the monastery. Then visit the sacred Qasr Al Yahud Jordan River baptism site to experience it for yourself.
• Galilee, Nazareth, and more
Visit the ancient city of Nazareth and its breathtaking Basilica of the Annunciation. Discover the exquisite Mosaics of Madonna and Child that adorn the basilica, then visit the Wedding Church of Cana, the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, and the Yardenit Baptism Site.