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.