After being picked up from your hotel in a luxury air-conditioned coach, your first stop will be a breathtaking
panoramic view of Jerusalem . You will be able to see from your vantage point the Old City . After you have spent some time taking in Jerusalem's breathtaking view, you will be taken to the Old City where you will commence a walking tour which includes Mount Zion (which contains Dormition Abbey, King David's Tomb and the Room of the Last Supper), the Cardo (the paved Roman avenue), Via Dolorosa (the path Jesus walked while carrying the Cross to the place of his Crucifixion), the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (where the Crucifixion and Resurrection took place) and the Western (Wailing) Wall .
Next, set off to the Little Town of Bethlehem, which is situated only 5 miles (8 km) south of Jerusalem. Your first stop will be Rachel's Tomb where the matriarch Rachel died and was buried after giving birth to her son Benjamin (Genesis 35:19-20). After a short ride, you will arrive at Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity. See the Basilica of the Nativity, and the Grotto of the Nativity, an underground cave which contains the site where Jesus is said to have been born. See the silver star marking the exact spot.
Spend some time in the bustle of Manger Square and then head to the Milk Grotto, where the Holy Family found refuge before their flight into Egypt. Finally, before heading back to Jerusalem, see the Shepherds Fields before you go to your three-star hotel in Jerusalem, on breakfast only basis.
After breakfast, you will head off for a tour for people who just want to take it easy, no trekking, no climbing, just relaxing by the Dead Sea. You'll also see some breathtaking scenery along the way. We guarantee you'll return invigorated, and refreshed physically and mentally, ready for the rest of your time in Israel. There is much said about the therapeutic qualities of the Dead Sea minerals and mud, including alleviating several skin conditions. Whether this is something you suffer from or not, you'll see the benefits to your skin of the Dead Sea mineral mud. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Dead Sea products shop where you can purchase some of the
best beauty products in the world. At the end of the tour you will be transported back to your hotel pick up.