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Bethlehem Half Day Tour - Pick up from Jerusalem & Tel Aviv provided by Elijah Tours & Travel

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Bethlehem Half Day Tour - Pick up from Jerusalem & Tel Aviv

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With a local guide in the lead and coach transport provided from Old City Jerusalem or Tel Aviv, you’re all set to explore Bethlehem. Manger Square, Church of the Nativity, and the Shepherds’ Field Chapel are among the many highlights on this half-day sightseeing itinerary. A walking tour is included.
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Church of the Nativity
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 2
    Milk Grotto
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Shepherd's Sanctuary
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Cave of St. Jerome
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    The Church of St. Catherine
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory
    Yarkon River and Park Hayarkon
    Old City of Jerusalem
  • You'll end at
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  • Walk with a guide between sights in the Old City of Bethlehem
  • View highlights like Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity
  • Stop at an olive wood factory and visit the souvenir store
  • Round-trip coach from central Jerusalem or Tel Aviv gives you options
Important Information
Departure Point
David Citadel Hotel, King David St 7, Jerusalem, 9410119, Israel Grand Beach Hotel, HaYarkon St 250, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
4–6 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Pick up and Drop off to David Citadel Hotel Jerusalem
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel Pick up & Drop-Off
  • the Visit to Grotto Inside The Nativity church because of long queues
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Chris L wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our two guides were incredible! Very informative and very friendly! Also extremely hospitable in providing us eats and treats along the way! Best tour I took while in Israel! Thank you!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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aperio wrote a review Mar 2020
Pleasanton, California44 contributions148 helpful votes
This was one of the best tours I have been on in any city. The tour guides were very knowledgeable, professional and did a great job explaining the history of all the sites visited. We were picked up and dropped off in Tel Aviv, which worked out very well. At first I was a bit
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Date of experience: February 2020
Janetlyn411 wrote a review Mar 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania10 contributions3 helpful votes
I thought the tour guides were engaging and enjoy what they do. I was happy to meet them and I hope to visit again soon. I liked that we got to go outside the van and explore the town a bit. Thank you!
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Date of experience: March 2020
ODE wrote a review Feb 2020
7 contributions
First of all book your trip in advance from your travel agent, Expedia or trip advisor because it’s cheaper. You are travelling to the Palestinian territory so you need a passport. We were a bit reluctant to go on this trip but it was a very safe trip, people were very nice in
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from bethlehemisraeltours, Public Relations Manager at Bethlehem Half Day Tour - Pick up from Jerusalem & Tel Aviv
Responded 27 Feb 2020
Thank you for the review, my friend, even though I believe this is for another tour company, we don't change vehicle four times in Bethlehem half day tour , very happy you had great time in Bethlehem and wish you all the best while you stay in Israel
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Neri S wrote a review Feb 2020
7 contributions4 helpful votes
This tour is one of my favorites! Boaz (George) was incredible. He did an amazing job showing us Bethlehem and making the Bible come to life and offering amazing bread and traditional treats along with it. My husband and I will never forget it. The other two guides where also
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from bethlehemisraeltours, Public Relations Manager at Bethlehem Half Day Tour - Pick up from Jerusalem & Tel Aviv
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thank you so much for leaving such lovely review, very happy you had great time with us, hope to see you soon one day, Boaz(George) will be very happy I will let him know <3
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About the operator

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By: Elijah Tours & Travel
Amazing time in biblical lands
This review is a bit delayed (sorry!) but this tour was great. Lots of fun and the pace was good. The tour guides w
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Booking cancelled but fair treatment
We had booked a tour to Bethelem and came to the assigned spot on time, but noone came. When we phoned the company
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Dead sea - a life time experience
Dead sea - a life time experience. There are studies this sea will disappear in 50 years so in our life time we sho
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Great guides and great pace
Our guide was Boas (not sure on spelling) he was humorous and knowledgable and did a good job of keeping a steady p
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Polite and great communication
We had a really nice experience with this company. I wanted to change a booking I had made and they were extremely
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Like a food tour as well
Tour was great, Boaz and the rest of the guys were all so friendly and very enthusiastic. 😁 learned so much about
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jean n
Full day Bethlehem & Jericho Tour
We had 3 different tour guides - each an expert in their area, and all were very good. But Rami Ahmed, and Elias B
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No need to change vehicles at the border with Bethlehem or Jericho
We used Bein Harim tours, and the guide was great. He spoke English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, and Arabic. The dif
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Exceptional tour company
We had an initial admin glitch, so I would recommend dropping them an email the day before to confirm your name & a
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Michael O
very good
We had a good tour guide but the security in the town on the day of visit make things very difficult i.e 75 years r
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Great Tour!
This was a great tour. The guides were excellent, the itinerary was well organized, and it had a little bit of eve
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Great tour highly recommend!!!
My wife and I did the Bethlehem and dead sea tour. Guides were excellent- knowledge, organised and fun. I'd highly
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This was a great tour, many sites visited which were not on the itinerary. Elias Boaz was a great guide, obviously
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Very informative - we all enjoyed the trip - our guide was very knowledgeable Would recommend this trip
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One beautiful day in Palestine
Very well organized tour with a very nice and welcoming guide like Elijah who introduced us to the Palestinian worl
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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