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Disembark at Ashdod for a full-day shore excursion to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea, and experience Israel’s historic sites, religious landmarks and extraordinary landscape. Walk in Jesus’ footsteps at Gethsemane and say a prayer at the Western Wall; explore a bustling Arab bazaar then leave the city walls for the surreal shoreline of the Dead Sea. Walk salt-encrusted beaches, roll in mineral-rich, therapeutic mud and bob around in hyper-saline water before returning to your ship in Ashdod Port.
Come ashore at Ashdod for a private, full-day excursion to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea, and experience Israel’s most historic, holy sites. Take in sweeping views of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, then leave a folded prayer in the Western Wall; walk the Christian, Armenian and Muslim quarters of the Old City and browse vibrant, open-air bazaars. Leave the city for the Dead Sea and stroll salt-encrusted beaches, roll in mineral-rich, therapeutic mud and float in some of the world’s saltiest water before returning to your ship in Ashdod.
Visit Israel’s historic sites and religious landmarks on a full-day, private shore excursion to Jerusalem and Bethlehem from Ashdod Port. Take in views from the Mount of Olives, and pass the Garden of Gethsemane as you enter old Jerusalem. Walk ancient streets, say a prayer beside the Western Wall and follow pilgrims’ footsteps to the Via Dolorosa; explore a vibrant bazaar before traveling to Bethlehem to vist Christianity’s most iconic places. Join the crowd in Manger Square, see the city’s extraordinary churches and grottoes, then visit a 12th-century mosque.
Leave Ashdod on a private, full-day shore excursion to Jerusalem and the Western Wall, and experience the ancient city’s holy and historic sites. Take in sweeping views from the Mount of Olives then explore the Old City’s fortified walls and diverse neighborhoods with your personal guide. Tuck a folded prayer into the cracks of the Western Wall, follow the footsteps of ancient pilgrims on the Via Dolorosa, and stroll a Byzantine road through the heart of the old Jewish quarter before returning to your ship at Ashdod.
This shore tour takes you from the port of Ashdod to the most famous historical sites of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, including a visit to the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives, The Wailing Wall, the Via Dolorosa (the last walk that Jesus Christ took, carrying the cross) and the Nativity Church.
Entrance fees are included within the tour price.
Jerusalem Day tour from Ashdod port as a single day shore excursion with your family or private group of friends .
Your Israel Travel Company private group tour guide and bus driverwill pick you up at Ashdod port in our very comfortable 18 seater minibus and drive you to start a full day tour in Jerusalem with a magnificent, panoramic view of the whole city from the Mount of Olives.
We will then explore Old and New Jerusalem : the old city quarters , historic sites , holy sites , markets and more . We will eat at one of the local spots in the old city and then explore the historic neighborhoods and markets of the New City .
As this is your own private mini bus tour the tour can be fully customized.
At the end of our day in Jerusalem you will be driven back to your Ashdod cruise ship .
Shore Excursion Itinerary:
- Depart from the Port
- Drive towards Masada, this will take approximately 2.5 hours
- Drive down the Masada visitors center. Take a cable car to the top of the cliff
- Panoramic View of the Dead Sea
- Walk to King Harrods Palace, The Roman Bath and the Water Model
- Continue to the Dead Sea Beach
- Lunch at a local self service restaurant
- Free time for around 1.5 hours for swimming or floating experience
- Return back to the Port
Discover two of the most fabled ancient cities of the Middle East on this double-duty guided day tour of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, departing from Ashdod. Get a personalized pick-up from the cruise port, timed to meet your ship. Then, travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to tick off top sights, including the Mount of Olives, the Western Wall, and the Church of the Nativity.
Masada and Dead Sea region day tour from Ashdod port as a single day shore excursion with your family or private group of friends .
Your Israel Travel Company private guide will pick you up at Ashdod port with our very comfortable ,airconditioned 18 seater capacity minibus and driver to start our full day tour traveling from Ashdod to visit Masada , the UNESCO World Heritage site of King Herod's Mountain Fortress and the site of the Jewish rebels final stand against Rome in 73 CE and then tour the Dead Sea region with a Dead Sea float amongst the many options available outlined below .
What makes us different is that we truly believe that this is your tour and it can be fully customized according to your interests !
***CUSTOMIZED TOURS.We also offer free tour itinerary consultancy for private touring of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Mediterranean coast , Galilee & Negev desert in Israel.
When arriving in Israel at the Port of Ashdod, visit the famous sites in the Old and New City of Jerusalem on this private, full-day shore excursion. Discover the history of the different religions that make up these regions and witness the mix of cultures currently living here. Take in the panoramic view of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives; see the Dome of the Rock, an iconic Jerusalem landmark; the famous Western Wall, the holiest of Jewish sites and much more. Port of Ashdod pickup and drop-off included.