Your private Tour to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv

Jerusalem – Most Interesting Sites to See in One Day.

Exploring Jerusalem in just one day may seem like a challenge, but fear not, as we have designed an efficient itinerary to make the most of your time. In this article, you will find a concise and standard plan featuring the most visited sites in Jerusalem. However, it’s important to remember that everyone has their own unique interests, and Jerusalem offers a plethora of exciting opportunities for all.

Jerusalem is a city that holds deep significance for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, housing a diverse array of groups and denominations. Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, it became a focal point for religious and political contests involving numerous world powers. People from around the globe have their own personal connections to this remarkable city.

As our journey from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem commences, we have approximately 1.5 hours of travel time. During this period, I take the opportunity to understand your individual preferences, aiming to customize the program to suit your specific needs. By doing so, we ensure a truly personalized experience that caters to your interests.

Itinerary:

1. Road to Jerusalem – A one-hour scenic drive from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. A knowledgeable guide will provide interesting and historical facts during this drive.

2. The best sight-seeing spots around the old city –

Mount Scopus: beautiful views of the Old City, the Judean Desert, and the Dead Sea.

Mount of Olives (Place of Ascension): Striking view of Gethsemane and the Temple Mount.

3. Old City – Walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters, ancient Roman Cardo street, and Western Wall to get an authentic feel of life in the old city.

4. Church of the Resurrection (Church of the Holy Sepulcher) – Visit the Christian Quarter and take advantage of the panoramic views from the rooftops of the old city.

5. Muslim Quarter – Walk along the Way of the Cross otherwise known as Via Dolorosa.

6. Overall view of the Western Part of Jerusalem (by car) – Finally, take in the views of the Russian site, Moscow Square, and the government quarter of Jerusalem.

Cost of tour: $650

For a more enjoyable tour please take note of the following: Modest clothing is advised, i.e. not shorts or mini skirts. It is also best for shoulders to be covered. Bringing water and hats will also make the day more pleasurable.

The tour is between 8-9 hours long, depending on the pace and details of the route.

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