Holy place for pilgrimage everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime
Jerusalem is a holy place in all religions. During 1 day excursion you will go in touch with all the holiest shrines of Christendom.
You will start from comfortable transportation in air conditioned bus from your hotel to Checkpoint in Taba and then straight to the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it is a place of refuge for King David. And you also will have the possibility to enjoy a dip in its healing waters. For those who wants to prolong the relax of body & skin cosmetics shop proposes you a wide range of products containing Dead Sea components.
The next stop is the observation platform in Jerusalem on the Mount of Olives. Here your-language speaking guide will show you panoramic view on the whole city and its attractions and give a short background about each of them.
Coming to Bethlehem you’ll visit Church of the Nativity. The church started its history from 327 AD. It was built over the cave where Jesus was born. Each step will slightly open for you mysteriously with the birth of Christ surrounded by ancient icons and mosaic elements on the way to the Altar of the Nativity with the star marking the spot where the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus.
Less ceremonial but no less fascinating piece of the tour - visit the Christian gift shop. Here you’ll find some thematic jewelry, Anointing Oils, Jordan Holy Water, icons, bible, sculptures etc.
After this pleasant walk you’ll take a rest in restaurant for lunch(smorgasbord).
Then you’ll continue your trip by walking the Way of Sorrows where Christ Carrying the Cross to His crucifixion. Now we have The Church of Holy Sepulcher on this place. You’ll see Calvary, the Stone of Anointing, Rotunda with the chapel Aedicule with the Holy Sepulcher and the Angel's Stone (a fragment of the large stone that sealed the tomb) inside, The Altar of the Crucifixion.
After visiting the church you’ll continue your way through narrow streets of the Muslim Quarter toward the Jewish Quarter to the Western Wall – the object of pilgrimage for Jews where the belief of the gates of heaven are opened and all the prayers have been answered.
Your way back to Sharm will run through city Eilat.
|19:30||Transfer from your hotel (please check exact time of pick-up in the day of excursion)|
|24:00||Checkpoint in Taba|
|6:00 – 7:00||Swimming in Dead Sea|
|7:00 – 7:30||Visiting the Dead Sea cosmetics shop|
|9:00 – 10:00||Jerusalem, Stop at the observation platform|
|10:00 – 12:00||Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity|
|12:00 – 13:00||Christian souvenir shop|
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch at the restaurant (buffet)|
|14:00 – 16:00||Jerusalem, walking tour by Old City from Jaffa Gate to The Church of Holy Sepulcher - Way of Sorrows|
|16:00 – 18:00||Walking tour through the Muslim Quarter toward the Jewish Quarter to the Western Wall|
|18:00||Way to Sharm through Eilat|
|23:30||Your return to hotel|
Please note that we put approximate time in timetable and it could have some variations
Monday, Thursday, Saturday
Transfer by air conditioned bus, your language-speaking guide, lunch, insurance
You could take from tour photo & video, souvenirs, Dead Sea cosmetics
What things you need during trip
Casual comfortable shoes and clothing with sleeves, not ultra short, without cleavage, shawl, sun glasses, SPF lotion, swimsuit, towel, breakfast box, pocket money for gifts and cosmetics, passport