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Monasteries of the Judean Desert Private Tour provided by Private Tours by Michael Jackaman

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Monasteries of the Judean Desert Private Tour

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Overview
It's a full day tour with a private guide focusing on the only 4 remaining monasteries that still exist in the Judean desert from the 4th century. You will enjoy the view of the desert and amazingly built monasteries and you will leave about the history and the culture region as well as the history and the stories behind these monasteries.
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.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Mar Saba Monastery
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 2
    Mar Jaris (St. George)
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Jericho Cable Car
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Mount of Temptation Monastery
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Deir Hijleh
    Stop: 60 minutes
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    Pass by
    Bethlehem
  • 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
  • Visit of 4 monasteries
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pickup from Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint or your hotel inside Bethlehem
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Cable car fees
  • Public transportation to the meeting point
  • Entry/Admission - Jericho Cable Car
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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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By: Private Tours by Michael Jackaman
teddy1014
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Great Experience, a must if you go to this part of the world
We took a private day tour and met Michael at the Checkpoint. He was there before the tour time and we got into his
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josew966
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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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josew966
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Excellent Tour of Bethlehem
Our tour with Michael went at my pace, which was fairly slow as I was riding a hired mobility scooter. Regardless t
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ScottR771
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Trustworthy!
I had a tour set in 2 weeks but due to the virus, the tour had to be cancelled. Communication was quick and the re
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cricky475
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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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1330ag
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One of the highlights of our trip to Israel!
This was our first stop on our first trip to Israel. We wanted to learn as much as we could and see everything with
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Rockazed
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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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selvaggia_9
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Michael is an amazing guide
Michael is very knowledgeable, i spent a day with him and i was impressed. He took me to 3/4 places, very patience
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jblais123
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Best Tour Guide in Palestine
We had an excellent time, Michael was the best. He customized our time with him and we really got a great sense of
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Ig2863
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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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991emmah
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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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mhsflorida
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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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Dream626416
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Private tour of Bethlehem
This was the best tour we have ever had. Fadi was an outstanding guide in every way possible. He communicated excep
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Princessbonniebun
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The Best Holiday
This is the second time that I’ve visited Palestine. Michael was my tour guide back in 2018. I loved it so much tha
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337ilyal
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Tour to St. George and Bethlehem
This one day trip with Michael is truly majestic! The beauty of the landscape and monasteries is matched by Michael
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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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