Jerusalem Old & New

Tour description:

The following is a suggested private day tour itinerary for Old and New Jerusalem. The route includes a walking tour of Old Jerusalem, seeing many of the iconic and religiously significant sites. In the afternoon the tour will continue into Western Jerusalem on with an optional visit to Yad Vashem – The Holocaust Memorial Museum.

As with any of our private tours, we can modify this itinerary to match your personal preferences and interests. We can accommodate any group size, from an individual traveler to a large group. This tour can be combined and altered to match your specific interests and needs. 

Why book Jerusalem Old and New Tour?

  • The most experienced, licensed tour guide to the city.
  • Luxurious, safe, comfortable transportation
  • Pickup from anywhere in Israel
  • Complete flexibility of the tour plan
  • Help in planning your itinerary
  • Competitive rates for a private tour. 

Jerusalem Old and New Tour Plan:

After picking you up from your hotel (or any other address you will provide) you will head to Mount Zion. From this holy place you will see the panoramic view of all of Jerusalem, both the Old City and New. From this bird point you will get a first glimpse of the different regions of Jerusalem, your tour guide will walk you through their deep history and splendor, and the controversy surrounding them.

Next we will head down hill and visit the Church of All Nations and Garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus was pointed by Judea and arrested by the Roman soldiers.
We'll head Down to the Valley of Kidron and visit Yad Avshalom where according to tradition, Avshalom, the son of King David is buried.
Slowly we will walk up a short trail and enter the east side of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Though relatively small in size, Old Jerusalem contains more religious and historical significance than any other city in the world. We will walk in the footsteps of Jesus along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holly Sepulchre. Visit the Wailing Wall, the ancient Cardo (Roman Market) and many more sites throughout our tour. Before the tour, you will have the chance to discuss the tour plan with your guide and include any other sites that interests you - such as the Western Wall tunnels or a visit to the Mosques on top of Temple Mount. 

For lunch we will select one of the local restaurant that serves a mixed  which offer real authentic Mediterranean food.

In early afternoon we will depart Old Jerusalem and drive by some of the sites of Western Jerusalem. We will visit The Ultra Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods of Mea' Shearim, The Israeli Parliament (Knesset) and more.
Next we can select between a visit to Yad Vashem The Holocaust Museum and Memorial or visit the Israeli Museum and the Shrine of the Book where the Dead Sea Scrolls are located..

Please note: On Saturdays and Jewish holidays, Yad Vashem is closed so we will need to make alternative plans.

Tour Details:

Departure: Daily
From: anywhere in Israel.
Departure: Time: Usually 8:00 am on weekdays, to avoid traffic. 
Tour Duration - 9 hours 

  Rates With Private Transportation*  Rates Without Transportation *
1-4 Persons $550 $300
5-6 Persons $585 $350
7-9 $690 $385
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* Rates based on Jerusalem or Tel Aviv departure. 
* Rates without transportation for travelers who wish to rent their own transportation or for a walking tour.

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