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Full Day Bethlehem Private Tour

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    What to Expect
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Discover Palestine, Manger Square, in front of Bethlehem Peace Center, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories

    Meet your guide at Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint from Bethlehem side.

    Stop At: Mar Saba Monastery, Juda Desert, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories

    Drive into the Jerusalem wilderness to enjoy the view and visit St. Saba Monastery (Mar Saba).

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shepherd's Sanctuary, Siyar el-Ghanam, Beit Sahour Palestinian Territories

    Visit the Shepherd's Field Chapel, the place where the angel Gabriel first announced the birth of Jesus to the shepherds.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Nativity, Manger Square .15 minutes walking from bus 231, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories

    Drive back to Bethlehem. Time for optional traditional Humus and Falafel lunch in a local restaurant (Lunch not included). Visit the Nativity Church, Birthplace of Jesus (UNESCO Site), visit Saint Catherine Church. Saint Jerome Cave, Milk Grotto Church.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, 80-82 Milk Grotto Street 2 Minutes Walk from Nativity Church .Very easy to find alone .Next Door To Milk Grotto Church, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories

    Visit a local olive wood workshop to learn about the olive wood production in Bethlehem which the most famous handicraft in Bethlehem.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: The Walled Off Hotel, Caritas Street 182, بيت لحم

    See the separation wall and the graffiti of Banksy. Witness how the wall affects the lives of the locals. Visit The Walled Off Hotel "Banksy Official Hotel in Bethlehem".

    End of the tour at Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint or your hotel in Bethlehem.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Discover Palestine, Manger Square, in front of Bethlehem Peace Center, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories

    Visit Aida Refugee Camp and hear from the residents about their experiences of being born and growing up as refugees in their own country.

    End the tour at the ending point.

    Duration: 50 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Checkpoint 300/Bethlehem Road, West Bank, Jerusalem
    Departure Time
    12:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bottled water
    • Local Guide Driver
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Nativity
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off outside of Bethlehem City
    • Meals and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - The Walled Off Hotel
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is decent clothes
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers 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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    Popular mentions
    We booked a private tour with Hazem. This was the best tour of our entire trip! We divided our day between the history/current events of Palestine and the religious history/locations of Bethlehem. Hazem is passionate about his country and is a great story teller/educator. He met
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    Response from HazemB33, Owner at Full Day Bethlehem Private Tour
    Responded 24 Sep 2019
    Thank you my dear Sherri. It was my pleasure to guide. It was wonderful day.
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    Literally the highlight of our trip. I can't believe there are only 22 reviews. Hazem is a hidden gem! I wish we could have been with him for a week. We had 2 full days in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Hebron and Ramallah. He was so nice and kind, like a family member. He was super
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    Response from HazemB33, General Manager at Full Day Bethlehem Private Tour
    Responded 11 Aug 2019
    Thank for your nice review, I'm sure I will see you again and I'm looking forward to it. all the best
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    Thank you Hazem for this amazing experience, god bless you. we will never forget this trip highly recommended. awesome experience, great people and wonderful tour explanation
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    To say that this trip was eye-opening was an understatement. I was a staunch Christian but it wasn't the Church of Nativity that blew me away, it was the wilderness of Kidron Valley, the hospitality of the Palestine people, the contagious smiles of the street vendors and the
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    We were in Palestine for a few days over New Year's Eve 17/18 and Hazem was a great tour guide which introduced us in the history and culture of Bethlehem and the surroundings. He is very good informed and gave our trip a wonderfull atmosphere. After our trip we had a deeper
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English
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