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Dead Sea Jerusalem and Bethlehem Tour from Eilat

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  • Visit the Dead Sea and Jerusalem on a day trip to Eilat
  • Swim in the Dead Sea
  • Guided tour of the Jerusalem Old City
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Dead Sea Jerusalem and Bethlehem Tour from Eilat
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Overview
Visit the Dead Sea and Jerusalem on a full-day tour from Eilat, with an optional trip to Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity. Swim in the salty waters of the Dead Sea, sunbathe at the lowest point on earth, then take a guided tour of Jerusalem’s Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. This 16-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at Eilat hotels and a guided tour in Jerusalem, and it’s the perfect introduction to some of Israel’s highlights.
What to Expect

Meet a driver at your Eilat hotel for a 6am departure, then board a climate-controlled vehicle for the 155-mile (250-km) trip to the Dead Sea, with views of the Negev Desert and the Arava Valley throughout the drive.

Upon arrival at the Dead Sea, you’ll have time to swim, float, or just hang out on the beach, then return to the vehicle at 11am for the trip to Jerusalem.

Enter the walls of the Old City for a guided tour, starting with the Via Dolorosa, the traditional path where Jesus is believed to have walked on his way to crucifixion, a site now marked by the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. You’ll also see the Old City’s vibrant markets, the Byzantine cardo, or road, and the Western Wall, where many religious people come to pray.

If you select the optional tour of Bethlehem, leave Jerusalem at 4pm to see the Church of the Nativity, a basilica and UNESCO site built on the place where Jesus is believed to have been born. Alternately, spend the late afternoon on your own in Jerusalem, with time to shop, explore, or relax in an Old City café.

Finish the day with the 198-mile (319-km) return transfer to Eilat, for drop-off at your hotel at roughly 10pm.

Reviews (28)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Excellent introduction to Israel in 1 day

Well organized, punctual departure, enough stops, enough time to visit the three attractions, good driver giving interesting information and excellent guide in Jerusalem. It’s a little bit tiring, because of the distance and the walk in Jerusalem, but I felt very satisfied about my day!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wilfried P
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks, Wilfried, for your feedback and review of the Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Dead Sea tour! We are so happy to hear you found the tour well organized, punctual, interesting and enjoyable with a good driver who was knowledgeable and friendly. It was our pleasure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Nice experience

We booked one day before the trip, we had student discount. Was a great experience, the driver was very nice and explain us all the information we need to know. We loved dead sea and Jerusalem. I recommend Tourist IsraelMore

1  Thank andreid562
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review and recommendation of Tourist Israel! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the ability to book a day before the trip and utilize your student discount while booking. It is great to hear you enjoyed the experience and found the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Terrible driver Max

Unfortunately we don’t have positive feelings about it. Driver – Max – was the worst person we have ever met as a driver. He was unpolite to tourists, nervous, without any personal culture, no respectfull to people who were asking about explanation of anything they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Coastal04322253558
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are disappointed to hear your feedback on Max. As you can see on many other reviews, Max is one of our most highly rated drivers who receives excellent feedback for his sense of humor, rapport, excellent knowledge and safe, comfortable driving. He has also...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Beautiful trip to the Holy Land

I was very happy with the tour to Jerusalem. Max was a humorous and attentive guide as well as an excellent driver. Local guides were great too. Thanks!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Eva H
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks, Eva! We are really pleased to hear you were happy with the tour to Jerusalem and that Max added humor to the experience. We thank you for choosing Tourist Israel and hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Great day at the dead sea

It was great. Very friendly and helpful staff. The Dead Sea was a wonderful experience. The travel from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea and from there to Tel Aviv was without any problems. I'd highly recommend it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kroegerhimself
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thanks for the recommendation! We are so happy you thought the experience was great and that you found the staff to be friendly and helpful. Thanks for choosing Tourist Israel to help you visit the Dead Sea and help create some lasting memories!

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