Day trip

From Jerusalem: Bethlehem, Jericho & River Jordan Tour

3.6 / 5

62 reviews

Activity provider: Tourist Israel Tours
Day trip

From Jerusalem: Bethlehem, Jericho & River Jordan Tour

Activity provider: Tourist Israel Tours

From US$ 99 per person

Departing from Jerusalem, this full–day tour takes you to three of Israel's most popular sites: Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, Jordan River Baptism site, and Jericho.

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Duration 1 day
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  • See Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and some of its key sites
  • Discover Jericho, ascend to the Mount of Temptation via cable car and enjoy a guided tour of the monastery
  • Stop at the Jordan River, at Qasr al Yahud Baptismal Site, where Jesus was baptized
Full description
After pick–up from Jerusalem at 7:45 AM, head to Bethlehem to explore the city before it becomes bustling with other groups. Discover the birthplace of Jesus and the Church of the Nativity, and the streets of the Old City with a knowledgeable guide. Descending through the Judean Desert, arrive into Jericho and ascend the Mount of Temptation via cable car ($16 entrance fees not included). Finally, enjoy a guided tour at the monastery.
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Guided tours of Bethlehem, Jericho and Jordan River
  • Please note that entering the Church of Nativity is only time-dependent and crowd permitting
  • Entrance fee to the cable car in Jericho (16$)
  • Lunch and drinks

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Meeting point

David Citadel Hotel Jerusalem Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

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  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
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Overall rating

3.6 /5

based on 62 reviews

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Hi the trip was awesome lots of diffrent locations to see and to fload in the Dead sea was awesome we had a great time all in all but was a bit sad that the program got changed from (Qumran to the Jordan river) but other than that everything was great and fun :)

April 2, 2023

The tour is operated by Tourist Israel tours. They haven't organized it well and we didn't have time to visit Qumran. The bus arrived half hour later than it supposed to and we were taken to a shop with souvenirs first thing in Bethlehem before visiting anything. I had to wait like 40 minutes so the bus take us to the Nativity Church. The driver was rude with everybody stressing the guides with phone calls and putting pressure on them. Otherwise the places we visited are fascinating and the guide from Jericho was really nice and give us a lot of information about the place. I recommend booking a half day tour for Bethlehem as the 1.5 hours allocated on this tour is not enough and a full day tour to Jericho, Dead Sea and Qumran.

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April 2, 2023

Me tocó un guía espectacular, realmente de los mejores guías que he tenido en cualquier tour. Amro (así se apellida) es un guía súper Bien preparado, estudiado, sabe explicar de una manera extraordinaria, habló de temas súper sensibles de manera objetiva sin tomar lados, abrió un espacio de preguntas y respuestas que fue de lo más interesante porque está muy preparado y además es gracioso, aprendí muchísimo.

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April 2, 2023

Product ID: 138515