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Bethlehem Tour from Jerusalem provided by Abraham Tours

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Bethlehem Tour from Jerusalem

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Meet your guide at the sacred Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem for a half-day tour of Jesus’ birthplace. In addition to the UNESCO World Heritage site, you’re introduced to other Christian religious sites of significance in the ancient city. Travel easily to Bethlehem aboard a 15-passenger shuttle from central Jerusalem, just a 30-minute drive away.
  • See prominent sites of significance to Christians in Bethlehem
  • Visit one of the oldest churches in the world, also a World Heritage site
  • Learn from the expertise of your guide, a West Bank local
  • Half-day tour departs from a central location in Jerusalem
Important Information
Departure Point
Abraham Hostel Jerusalem, כיכר הדווידקה, Ha-Nevi'im St 67, Jerusalem, 9470211, Israel
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Fully-guided tour
  • Transportation from Jerusalem
  • This tour departs from a central location (there is no hotel/hostel or other pickup)
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Nativity
  • Entry/Admission - Shepherd's Sanctuary
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour is unavailable to Israeli passport holders due to border restrictions
  • While there is no specific dress code, this tour visits holy sites and it is recommended to have shoulders covered
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Steve wrote a review Mar 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand1 contribution
A terrific tour, no mucking about; Ashraf knows his stuff and ensures you get into the right places to get through lines quickly. Other tour guides defer to Ashraf; you’ll see what I mean when you visit the church if the nativity. Best value for money.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Toni B wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom18 contributions2 helpful votes
Abraham Tours met us at their Jerusalem hostel with a comfortable minibus. The first stop was the River Jordan where Jesus was baptised, then we drove through the stunning mountains to Ramallah where we had a coffee break. We had our passports checked several times, then it was
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Date of experience: February 2020
Jocelyn B wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
Absolutely best tour we’ve ever taken. Tour guide Ashraf was outstanding. We were all so impressed by his knowledge, ability to tell history and stories with clarity and confidence. He is clearly a professional and we felt we had learned a lot from him. We felt 100% safe in the
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Date of experience: January 2020
Justin wrote a review Dec 2019
Arlington, Virginia11 contributions1 helpful vote
This was a once in a lifetime tour with Ashraf — who lives in Bethlehem. Ashraf was perfect for our group because he has a lot of local connections that other guides don’t have and could get us to the important sites efficiently....which is critically important in a place like
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Date of experience: December 2019
elisabetta c wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Very good experience with Abraham tour. Special thanks to Shimon for the Holy City tour and for how he managed the difficult situation due to the events occurred that day on Gaza strip and same to Eliyahu for the Hebron Dual Narrative. This last one is highly recommended, it’s
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Amazing staff; personnel were great! Tons of good vibes, poz energy and loads of fun! Wheter on a tough hike or
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Awesome Experience!
What an awesome trip and Abraham Tours took care of all the administrative details of crossing the border into Jord
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Amazing private tour
We booked the tour as a private tour with tour guide because of the Corona restrictions. The hike up the snake path
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Gaza Experience Tour: Such an insightful tour
Amazing tour at the Gaza border. Amazing tour guide! SO much information provided. Definitely recommend this tour
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Lovely day trip to the west bank
Did two tours with this company since I was staying at hostel and I felt safe and totally enjoyed. The pub crawl be
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Amazing experience - Excellent guide
I had the privilege to join the tour with Abraham Hostels on March 9th. Eliyahu is a truly amazing guide who took p
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Bedouin camp was a unique highlight
The most unique memory is of the Bedouin camp. Don't forget to take pictures of the tents, and the communal room w
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Fascinating and Insightful Tour
Our guide, Eliyahu, made the entire experience memorable! His level of knowledge was impressive, yet he was able t
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Amazing tour and a top-notch guide!
What an amazing experience this trip was! I have been wanting to do this for a while and a work trip to Jerusalem g
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Great way of meeting people and having a quick nightlife tour!
Even though we went out on Tuesday and with the Corona Virus paranoia, we got together a group of 12. Hezi, "The Sa
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Hezi took us under his wing on 10.03.2020. He is a great pub crawl guide and knows all the good places for food too
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Jay G
Best pub ever!!!!
Hez was a great host, not only was he hilarious but super inclusive of everyone. And most importantly took us to th
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Customer Service
Unfortunately we were unable to attend our tour due to travel restrictions but Abraham Hostels and Tours customer s
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Great tour of north eastern Israel
Enjoyed this tour of north eastern Israel with Annan from Nazareth. A varied set of stops, highlight was the grott
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Interesting and fun way to explore Tel Aviv
My husband and I did the 2.5-hour walking tour through the Floretin neighborhood in Tel Avi through Abraham Hostel.
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Key Details
  • Church of the Nativity, Abraham Tours, and 2 more
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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