Start with an overview of Jerusalem from Mount Olives, looking down at the Old City and the Temple Mount. See the Garden of Gethsemane and the monumental burial tombs while driving along the Kidron Valley. Walk past the Armenian Quarter and along the 1500 year old Byzantine Cardo to the Jewish Quarter and on the Western Wall. Follow the Stations of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Leave Jerusalem for neighboring Bethlehem hometown of King David and birthplace of Jesus. From Manger Square walk to the Church of Nativity and descend to the grotto, the place where Jesus was laid in the manger. Also visit the Catholic church of St. Catherine, the Greek church, the Milk Grotto where Mary fed Jesus and Shepherd's Fields.church, the Milk Grotto where Mary fed Jesus and Shepherd's Fields. . • Receive the undivided attention of a private guide on this private tour • Guided tour of the popular Holy Land sights by local experts • See Israel's most important churches
This was a fantastic day with a knowledgeable and very friendly guide who took us from the basics to the details of the country, places and religions of Jerusalem. The trip was well paced with information all the way through. Our guide was brilliant at taking us around the sites and ensuring we experienced and understood every aspect of the history, religious and politics of the locations. The whole experience went very smoothly and it was a brilliant day.