Delve into the fascinating West Bank on this enlightening full-day trip from Jerusalem. Traveling with a guide, see the fabled Biblical sites of Bethlehem and the spot where Jesus is said to have been baptized on the Jordan River. Explore the vibrant town of Ramallah, and see the tomb of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. A visit to the crumbled ruins of one of the world's oldest cities, Jericho, plus a tasty lunch and a stop at Aida Refugee Camp all add further memorable touches to this compelling tour.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ramallah Tourist Information Center, Ramallah, Binyamin Region, West BankWe explore Ramallah, the modern, vibrant, cultural capital of the West Bank, where we’ll walk through the city and visit Arafat’s Tomb, before moving on to the city of Jesus’s birth, Bethlehem.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Jericho Tourist Information Center, Jericho, West BankThe tour visits Jericho, the oldest city in the world and beginning of civilization. As well as the historical sites, we will have the opportunity to view the Mount of Temptation from below, where the biblical story of the defeat of the Devil took place.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Qasr al-Yahud Baptismal Site, Jerusalem, Jerusalem DistrictThe tour heads to Qasr-el-Yahud, the ancient baptism site of Jesus on the banks of the Jordan River.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Church of NativityThe final stop is Bethlehem, where we will visit holy sites of the city, including the Church of Nativity; walk through the Old City with its colorful market; and walk alongside the separation barrier that cuts through the city and see the colourful contributions made by famous graffiti artist, Banksy. Finally, we head back to Jerusalem with a day of memories that will not be soon forgotten.Duration: 3 hours