After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. The tour begins with a panoramic view of Jerusalem’s Old City, the Temple Mount and New City from the Mount of Olives. Then travel along the Kidron Valley situated between the Temple Mount and the Mount of Olives to view the Garden of Gethsemane and the walls of the city. Then enter the Old city, walk through the Armenian Quarter and visit the Western (Wailing) Wall, the most sacred of Jewish sites. You will have a little time for prayer and if you wish, put a note of prayer in the wall. See the local Bazaar, the Christian Quarter and then walk through the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross) held to be the path that Jesus walked carrying his cross on the way to his crucifixion and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the site of the crucifixion. Walk along the recently excavated Roman road the "Cardo" and the renovated Jewish Quarter. Early afternoon cross the check point to visit Bethlehem, the birth place of Jesus Christ which is located 10 km south of the Old City. Travel to Bethlehem via Nativity Circle and visit the cave where Jesus was born and the Manger Square, where Jesus was placed after his birth. Visit the Milk Grotto Chapel where Mary fed her son, Jesus. Return to Jerusalem.
Overnight in Jerusalem