Half day Bethlehem Tour
Drive to the city of Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; walk through Manger Square to visit the Church of Nativity, the oldest church in the Holyland; admire the ancient limestone columns and remains of mosaic floors; descend to the Grotto of Nativity, where a Silver Star in the floor marks the spot where Christ is believed to have been born. Proceed to the Church of Milk Grotto where the Virgin Mary nursed baby Jesus and according to tradition, a drop of her milk spilled and turned the stones white. Next, visit Shepherds Field.
Stop at a local souvenir store and return to Jerusalem.
Tour ends in Jerusalem; Return to Tel-Aviv on your own.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites. Passports are required.
Our tours are available in various languages.
Entrance fees are included; lunches are not included.
Changes in the program are possible due to holidays, force majeure or circumstances beyond our control.
Bethlehem Half Day Tours do not operate during the following Jewish Holidays: Passover, Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur .
Comfortable walking shoes are suggested.
Bethlehem Half Day Tours are all conducted by government licensed guides and in luxury air-conditioned vehicles and buses.
Daily Bethlehem Half Day Tours are conducted in English (second language upon request).
Valuable belongings should never be left unattended in the vehicle.
The Tour Operator will not accept responsibility for any loss, injury or damage.
The tour will not be operated on Yom Kippur 19.9.2018.
Netanya hotels from 06:30
Herzliya hotels from 07:00
Tel-Aviv hotels from 07:20 to 07:50
Jerusalem hotels from 09:00 to 09:30; Friday & Saturday : 08:45-09:15
*Guests should be waiting at the earlier time indicated.
*Pick up may be delayed due to traffic conditions.
The tour is subject to Palestinian Authority regulations.
Palestinian guide meets the tour only after border crossing.
Border crossing may include short unaccompanied walking portion.
Change of vehicle is required upon entering Palestinian Authority territory.
Passports are required.
Sites Church of Nativity
Sites Shepherds Field