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Christmas Eve tour to Jerusalem and Midnight Mass in Bethlehem

Highlights
  • Mount Scopus Outlook on Jerusalem
  • Old City of Jerusalem
  • Church of Holy Sepulchre
  • Bethlehem
Description
After picking-up from hotels, stop at Mount Scopus for a magnificent and breathtaking view of the old and new cities illuminated.Drive through the new city passing by the Knesset, Israel's parliament house and the Israel museum. Enter the Old city of Jerusalem through the Jaffa Gate and the local bazaar for a brief visit to the Church of Holy Sepulchre, the last station of the Via Dolorosa.

At around 20:00 (08:00pm), proceed to the city of Bethlehem, where Jesus was born. After a short stop in a souvenir store for tea, coffee and shopping, continue to the Shepherds' field. Walk through manger's square enjoying the festive Christmas decorations and lights illuminating the city's main square nearby the Church of Nativity.

Stop at a local restaurant specially decorated for the holidays and enjoy a festive Christmas dinner (wine & soft drinks included).

Watch the midnight mass broadcasted live on TV.If mass is broadcasted on screens at Manger's square (subject to Palestinian authority's approval) proceed to the spot. 

After mass return to the meeting point with our representative and drive back to Jerusalem, Herzliya and Tel-Aviv hotels.
Weekly Availability
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
English
English/German
English/French
English/Spanish
Included
  • Pick up and drop off - from the below specific listed hotels only.
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Bilingual tours in English/ Spanish/German and French
  • Christmas dinner in Bethlehem
  • Watch the midnight mass in Bethlehem broadcasted live on TV
Not included
  • Tips
Meeting Point
**** PLEASE NOTE THAT PICK UP IS POSSIBLE ONLY FROM THE LISTED HOTELS BELOW ****
Pick-up from:

Tel Aviv at 14.00
Hotel Grand Beach – Hotel Renaissance – Hotel Metropolitan - Hotel David Intercontinental - Hotel Royal Beach-Rotshild 22

Jerusalem at 15.30
Hotel Park – Hotel Jerusalem Gold – Hotel Grand Court – Hotel King David – Hotel Mount Zion - Hotel Dan Panorama - Hotel Dan Jerusalem
Dropoff Point
Drop of at Hotels in Jerusalem at around 02:30am
Drop of at Hotels in Tel Aviv at around 03:30am
Additional Info
Passports are required for the tour.

We recommend warm clothing and comfortable shoes.

‎Changes in the program are possible due to force majeure or circumstances beyond our control.

The tour is conducted by government licensed guides in luxury air conditioned vehicles and buses.
‎Valuable belongings should never be left unattended in the vehicle.
The tour operator will not accept responsibility for any loss, injury or damage.

*Please note that the tour does not include the joining of the midnight mass in Bethlehem inside the Church of the Nativity.

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR DAY TOURS: Cancellation notice up to 72 hours in advance of departure will incur a fee of USD $10. Notification of less than 72 hours prior to departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee and no refund will be provided. No show on the day of the tour - No refund. Passengers who decide to withdraw at their own discretion at any stage during the tour, will not be entitled to any refund whatsoever.