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Bethlehem and Mar Saba Monastery Private Day Tour provided by Private Tours by Michael Jackaman

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Bethlehem and Mar Saba Monastery Private Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Enjoy Bethlehem and the amazing Monastery of Mar Saba, one of the oldest continuously active Christian monasteries in the world located in the middle of nowhere, in the Judean Desert facing the Kidron Valley. Explore a city of biblical history from Kind Davids’ time to today’s life. Walk in the city’s quarters, learn about local olive oil production and handicrafts, visit the Church of Nativity, Shepherd’s Field, visit Aida refugee camp and see Banksy Graffiti’s.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Checkpoint 300/Bethlehem Road
    Jerusalem
    Once you get off the bus or the taxi, walk through the checkpoint building (Follow the sign) to cross to Bethlehem's side where I'll meet you. Everyone there is either crossing to Bethlehem or coming from Bethlehem so it's easy to find your way. You can always ask anyone for help if you need it.
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  • 1
    Mar Saba Monastery
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 2
    Shepherd's Sanctuary
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Church of the Nativity
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 4
    Milk Grotto
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 5
    The Walled Off Hotel
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Checkpoint 300/Bethlehem Road
    Jerusalem
    Once you get off the bus or the taxi, walk through the checkpoint building (Follow the sign) to cross to Bethlehem's side where I'll meet you. Everyone there is either crossing to Bethlehem or coming from Bethlehem so it's easy to find your way. You can always ask anyone for help if you need it.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Checkpoint 300/Bethlehem Road, Jerusalem
Duration
7–8 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private Tour Guide
  • Pickup from Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint or your hotel inside Bethlehem
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Pickup/drop off in Jerusalem
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Public transportation to the meeting point
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Fabulous tour of Bethlehem with Michael Jackaman.
Michael gave us a great half day tour of Bethlehem when were visited Israel in 2018. Well worth a side trip and eas
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Excellent Tour of Bethlehem
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Trustworthy!
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An Unforgettable Tour with Michael !!!
My husband and I hired Michael for a full day private tour of Jericho, St. George’s Monastery, and Bethlehem. We h
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One of the highlights of our trip to Israel!
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Great day with Michael!
We explored and were given detailed explanations for the sights and even added a few extras. We all three of us c
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Michael is an amazing guide
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Best Tour Guide in Palestine
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Xmas Eve private tour of Bethlehem
Michael was knowledgeable about history and very personable. He customized the tour for me and we had very interest
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Fantastic Tour Guide in Bethlehem
My friend and I crossed the security border from Jerusalem to Palestine by foot and were greeted by Michael for our
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Great tour tailored to my interests.
He was very accommodating and tailored my tour to my interests. I felt like I learned much of Bethlehem and of the
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Private tour of Bethlehem
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7–8 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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