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 spilt and turned the stones white. Next, visit Shepherds' field.
Stop at a local souvenir store and return to Jerusalem/ Tel Aviv.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites. Passports are required.
Sites we will visit
- Church of Nativity
- Shepherds' field
- Private Tour guide
- Hotel pickup & drop-off
The tour is subject to Palestinian authority regulations.
Palestinian guides meet the tour only after border crossing.
Border crossing to Bethlehem may include short unaccompanied walking portion.
Change of vehicle is required upon entering Palestinian authority territory.
Passports are obligatory for this tour.
All tours are conducted by government licensed guides and in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.
Our tours are available in various languages.
Entrance fees & meals are NOT included.
Changes in program may occur due to holidays, weather conditions, force majeure or unforeseen circumstances.
Passengers with special needs: wheelchairs, carriages or baby seats need to notify us of their needs in advance.
Tourists are obliged to stay with the guide at all times; modest dress is required for visiting holy sites.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Valuable belongings should never be left unattended in the vehicle. Rent-a-Guide will not accept responsibility for any loss, injury or damage.
The tour will not be operated on Yom Kippur
Based on local tax laws, Israeli citizens must pay VAT. This tax is not automatically calculated in the total cost of the reservation and must be paid after booking.
On Saturdays & Holidays a supplement of $165 will apply.