Are you traveling to Jerusalem and want to get the most out of your trip to Jerusalem? No worries. Here are the best Jerusalem tours to book!
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Check out my ultimate collection of the best Jerusalem tours. The collection covers the best tours in Jerusalem, Jerusalem day tours, day trips from Jerusalem, and the best Petra from Jerusalem tour.
- 1. Jerusalem to Masada and the Dead Sea
- 2. Jerusalem to the Sea of Galilee and Nazareth
- 3. Jerusalem to Bethlehem
- 4. Jerusalem Old City Walking Tour
- 5. Jerusalem Old City + Yad Vashem
- 6. Jerusalem and Bethlehem in one day
- 7. Jerusalem to Golan Heights
- 8. Jerusalem Holy Land Tour (private tour)
- 9. Jerusalem from Tel Aviv
- 10. Jerusalem to the Judean Desert – an adventure jeep tour
- 11. Jerusalem with Jerusalem Underground tour + Bethlehem
- 12. Jerusalem to Petra Tour
- 13. Jerusalem Food Tour
- 14. Jerusalem to West Bank tour
1. Jerusalem to Masada and the Dead Sea
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5) 674 Reviews
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
➨Masada and the Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem: BOOK NOW!
It’s not a secret that spectacular Masada is one of my favorite spots in Israel. Hiking Masada at sunrise belongs to the most magical moments of my trip to Israel.
Masada fortress on Mount Masada in the Judean desert is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most fascinating places in Israel.
Ancient Masada was the headquarter of Jewish rebels during the Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans. Hundreds of Jews escaped from Jerusalem to Masada during the Roman Siege of Jerusalem in 70 AD. However, 8.000 Roman troops attacked Masada. When the conquer of the fortress was about to happen, Jews decided to kill themselves instead of getting into the hands of the conqueror. 960 people at Masada have chosen death instead of slavery.
Today Masada is a symbol of Jewish pride and hope and a universal symbol of the human fight against oppression.
If you would like to visit Masada, you will most likely enjoy this Masada and the Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem tour.
This tour includes floating in the healing waters of the cobalt-blue Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth. Visiting Masada and swimming in the Dead Sea in one day is one of the best Jerusalem day trips.
Masada and the Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem tour is the best for those who enjoy scenic views, surreal nature, history, and unique experiences.
2. Jerusalem to the Sea of Galilee and Nazareth
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Duration: 12 hours (approx.)
➨ Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee Day Trip from Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
There is no need to explain the significance of Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee if you are a Christian.
Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee hold some of the most popular holy sites in Israel.
Nazareth is the hometown of Jesus Christ. Virgin Mary and St Joseph lived in Nazareth before the birth of Jesus.
Angel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary in Nazareth to announce her giving birth to Jesus. The Holy Family (Mary, Joseph, and Jesus) lived in Nazareth after returning from Egypt.
Today the Basilica of the Annunciation (the largest Christian church in the Middle East) stands over the cave where the angel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary to announce her giving birth to Jesus.
The Sea of Galilee is the place of many Biblical miracles and the place where Jesus got his first disciples. Jesus calmed the water and walked on the water of the Sea of Galilee.
This tour is perfect for all of those who want to visit Biblical sites in Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee.
On this tour, you can visit Nazareth, the baptism site of Jesus on the Jordan River, and the Church of Transfiguration on Mount Tabor.
The tour includes:
- visit to Nazareth, Tiberias, and the Sea of Galilee
- visit to the Basilica of the Annunciation, the Church of Transfiguration on Mt. Tabor, the Jordan River
3. Jerusalem to Bethlehem
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5) 199 Reviews
Duration: 3 to 5 hours (approx.)
➨ Bethlehem Half-Day Guided Tour from Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
Visiting Bethlehem is among the most sought-after tours in Jerusalem.
Bethlehem is the birthtown of Jesus Christ and King David. The Church of the Nativity, Church of St Catherine, and Milk Grotto are the most important Christian sites in Bethlehem.
This tour includes transport to Bethlehem, a walking tour of the most famous Biblical sites in Bethlehem, and admission to the sites. An expert local guide leads the tour and it lasts up to 5 hours.
So, if you are limited with your time, this half-day tour to Bethlehem from Jerusalem is for you.
Want to see the Church of the Nativity, Milk Grotto, and the Shepherds’ Field? Book Bethlehem Half Day Guided Tour from Jerusalem!
4. Jerusalem Old City Walking Tour
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Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
➨ All-Inclusive Walking Tour Old City Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
The best way to explore the Old City of Jerusalem is by foot.
Jerusalem walking tours are the best for exploring every corner of this ancient city.
By joining a Jerusalem walking tour led by a professional guide you will learn about this captivating city and discover Jerusalem beyond the most popular tourist attractions in Jerusalem. You will learn about the history and culture of Jerusalem.
If you book this tour, you will start exploring the Old City of Jerusalem from Jaffa Gate. You will walk the Armenian Quarter, see and learn about the Broad Wall, Hurva Synagogue, Western Wall, Temple Mount,
Golden Menorah, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Deir Al Sultan.
One of the great things about this tour is that it is a small-group tour. The tour is up to 15 people. So, the tour guide is at your disposal if you have any questions, want to learn something extra, or need an additional explanation. But that’s not all. Lunch and a coffee break are included in this tour! This is one of the very best Jerusalem tours!
5. Jerusalem Old City + Yad Vashem
⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) 247 Reviews
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
➨ Full-Day Tour Old and New Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
Jerusalem is called the holiest city in the world. The Old City of Jerusalem is a holy city of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
The city holds three important religious sites of the three Abrahamic faiths. The Western Wall (Kotel HaMa’aravi) is the most important sacred site in Judaism. The Church of Holy Sepulchure with the tomb of Jesus Christ is the most important sacred site in Christianity. Haram Al-Sharif (Temple Mount) is the third most important sacred site in Islam.
Besides them, there are many other religious and non-religious sites in Jerusalem well worth visiting! Historically and culturally speaking, Jerusalem is among the most fascinating cities in the world.
However, this tour goes beyond the Old City of Jerusalem. On this tour, you can visit Yad Vashem – The World Holocaust Remembrance Center and learn about the history of the Holocaust.
However, Yad Vashem is closed on Shabbat and Jewish holidays. So, you will visit King David’s tomb and Hall of the Last Supper on Mount Zion instead of touring Yad Vashem if you take this tour on Friday, Saturday, or Jewish holidays. So, bear in mind the days when you book this tour.
The tour includes visiting:
- the Old City of Jerusalem
- the Jewish Quarter
- the Western Wall
- the Christian Quarter
- the Way of the Cross – Via Dolorosa
- the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
- the Muslim Quarter
- the Yad Vashem – The World Holocaust Remembrance Center (or King David’s tomb and Hall of the Last Supper)
6. Jerusalem and Bethlehem in one day
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4.5/5) 245 Reviews
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
➨ Jerusalem and Bethlehem Day Tour from Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
If you are limited with time and want to tour Jerusalem and Bethlehem in one day, this tour is for you.
On this tour, you will explore the Old City of Jerusalem and the Old City of Bethlehem. You will visit the most important historic and religious sites in Jerusalem and Bethlehem in one day. You will see and learn about famous sites in Jerusalem (like the Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, the Church of Holy Sepulchure, and the Dome of the Rock) and the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
This tour is perfect for travelers who wish to visit Jerusalem and Bethlehem in one day!
7. Jerusalem to Golan Heights
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4.5/5) 18 Reviews
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)
➨ Golan Heights Day Trip from Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
Wish to visit one of the most interesting and beautiful places in Israel? If so, book this tour to Golan Heights.
On this tour, you will admire the breathtaking scenery of Golan Heights and you will learn about past and current conflicts of this area.
You will travel from Jerusalem to Golan Heights via the Galilee area. You will visit the ancient village and synagogue in Katzrin, the Golan Antiquities Museum, Mount Bental, and the remaining Syrian bunkers.
Needless to say, this tour is one of the most interesting tours to take in Jerusalem.
8. Jerusalem Holy Land Tour (private tour)
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5) 14 Reviews
Duration: 9 to 11 hours (approx.)
➨ Holy Jerusalem Private Tour BOOK NOW!
Want to learn about the culture, history, and people of the city of Jerusalem on a private tour from Haifa or Te Aviv? Then this, private Jerusalem tour is for you!
You will spend about 10 hours in Jerusalem, visiting important historical, religious, and cultural sites in Jerusalem. You will visit the holiest sites in the world, explore the four neighborhoods of Old Jerusalem, walk the stations of Via Dolorosa, visit Mahane Yehuda Market, and enjoy traditional Israeli food.
The tour is adjustable to your wishes and preferences. The tour is led by Daniel Sigalov, one of the best tour guides in Israel.
Unquestionably, this private Jerusalem Holy Land tour is one of the best Jerusalem tours. You can spend only one day in Jerusalem? Don’t think twice. Book this tour.
9. Jerusalem from Tel Aviv
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Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
➨ Jerusalem Boutique Tour from Tel Aviv BOOK NOW!
Interested in a day trip to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv? Wish to visit Jerusalem from Tel Aviv? Look no further. This is the most popular tour from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
On this small-group tour, you will learn about the Old City of Jerusalem and visit the most important historic sites. You will visit the Mount of Olives with the Gethsemane Garden and the Basilica of the Agony, and you will walk through all four quarters of the Old City of Jerusalem (the Armenian, Christian, Muslim, and Jewish). And you will visit and learn beyond the most important historic and religious sites in Jerusalem.
There is no doubt, this is the best Jerusalem tour from Tel Aviv!
This Jerusalem day trip from Tel Aviv includes visits to:
- Mount of Olives with the Gethsemane and the Basilica of the Agony
- the Armenian, Christian, Muslim, and Jewish quarter
- the Western Wall
- the Church of the Holy Sepulchre with the Golgotha and Christ’s Tomb
- the Temple Mount
10. Jerusalem to the Judean Desert – an adventure jeep tour
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4.5/5) 43 Reviews
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
➨ Judean Desert Jeep Adventure from Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
If you are adventurous and you wish to experience off-the-beaten-path Israel, you will love this Judean Desert Jeep Adventure from Jerusalem tour!
This full-day jeep tour will take you to the Judean desert and some of the spectacular sites in Isreal, such as Mar Saba Monastery (a cliff-hanging Greek Orthodox monastery) and Ein Prat Nature Reserve (an oasis with three springs in the desert).
Book this adventure tour and have an exciting ride in the Judean desert, visit Mar Saba Monastery, swim, and refresh yourself at the springs of Ein Prat.
11. Jerusalem with Jerusalem Underground tour + Bethlehem
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4.5/5) 16 Reviews
Duration: 2 days
➨ Jerusalem Super Saver: Day Tours of Jerusalem and Bethlehem and City of David and Underground Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
On this two-day tour will visit Bethlehem and Jerusalem. You will tour Bethlehem and Jerusalem on the first day.
But, on the second day, you will visit underground Jerusalem (2 kilometers of underground pathways and tunnels underneath Jerusalem). The tour will take you underground to the 3,000-year-old City of David. This tour offers a unique visit to the ancient tunnels of Jerusalem. On this tour, you will learn about the origin, tradition, religion, and archeology of ancient Jerusalem. This Underground tour is a top off-the-beaten Jerusalem tour.
PS: If you are visiting Jerusalem during the hot weather, you will love getting to the underground away from the heat of the day.
12. Jerusalem to Petra Tour
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4.5/5) 199 Reviews
Duration: 2 days
➨ 2-Day Petra Tour from Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
Once the capital of the mighty Nabatean Kingdom founded on the trading routes between Southern Arabia, Damascus, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Babylon, and the Mediterranean Sea, Petra is a famed World Heritage site in Jordan today.
Petra’s Treasury and Monastery are architectural masterpieces everyone should see in their lifetime. In addition, Petra’s sites like the Siq, Royal Tombs, and Theatre will make you remember Petra for the rest of your life.
This 2-day tour to Petra from Jerusalem includes sleeping in a Beduin camp with a classic Beduin dinner. On the first day of this tour, you will visit Mount Nebo (the biblical place from where Moses saw the Promised Land before his death) and Madaba (aka the City of Mosaics.). Late in the evening, you will enjoy a Beduin dinner next to the campfire and you will sleep in Beduin camp. On the next day, you will tour Petra the entire day.
The highlights of this tour are:
- visiting Mount Nebo and Madaba
- sleeping in a Beduin camp with a Beduin dinner
- one day in Petra
13. Jerusalem Food Tour
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Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
➨ Private Guided Tour to the Culinary World of Jerusalem Market BOOK NOW!
On my trip to Israel, I fell in love with food in Israel. Without a doubt, you will too!
The Mah’ané Yéouda market is the main food market in Jerusalem. The market offers food from all corners of the world, but mainly flavorsome Middle Eastern food. A tour to Machne Yehuda Market is among the best Jerusalem tours for true gourmands!
If you are a foodie like me, then visiting Jerusalem without touring Machne Yehuda Market is impossible for you. Trust me, the scents, sounds, and flavors of Machne Yehuda Market are unforgettable. On this tour, you will tour food vendors, sample local dishes, and hear fascinating stories about food in Israel.
14. Jerusalem to West Bank tour
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4.5/5) 173 Reviews
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
➨ West Bank Tour from Jerusalem BOOK NOW!
I don’t doubt that you wish to visit the West Bank on your trip to Jerusalem.
Visiting the West Bank is a must-do while in Jerusalem. You can easily visit it on a day trip from Jerusalem.
On this tour, you will visit Bethlehem, Jesus’ baptism site on the Jordan River, Ramallah, Jericho (the oldest town in the world), and the Mount of Temptation.
And you will see the tomb of Yasser Arafat!
But that’s not all. You will have a typical Arabic lunch as well.
This tour includes visits to:
- Bethlehem with the Church of Nativity and Banksy graffiti
- Jesus’ baptism site
- the tomb of Yasser Arafat
- the Mount of Temptation
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