Experience the enlightening tour to the biblical cities of Jericho and Bethlehem, two of the holiest cities in Christianity. It is an unforgettable tour to be part of, to experience the significant part of Jesus’s life. During the day tour to Jericho and Bethlehem, you will be passing through the Rachel’s Tomb to witness the ancient scripture relating to the death of Rachel the matriarch after giving birth to her son.
Your first stop will be marked at the Church of the Nativity. Church compound comprises of two churches, additional chapels along with other sites. There, witness the cave that is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus before passing through the lowered Door of Humility and the Grotto of the Nativity.
Look for Silver Star, marking the exact spot along with other places of great significance such as the Church of St. Catherine, the Chapel of Saint Jerome and the Chapel of Saint Jerome, where angel appeared to Joseph, commanding him to flee to Egypt.
Experience the bustle of Manger Square before heading towards Milk Grotto that marks the place where the Holy Family seek refuge before their departure to Egypt. Also, according to the tradition, white color of walls is due the drop of milk that fell when baby Jesus was nursed by Mary.
Before heading to Jericho, you will also witness the Shepherds field where angel of the Lord appeared to the shepherds that kept watch for the night. The nineteenth century Turkish caravanserai, inn of the Good Samaritan, will also fall in your way to Jericho.
After that, you will reach one of the oldest and lowest city on the face of earth, Jericho. You will be taking first stop at Zacchaeus Sycamore. You will also sight the Mount Temptation, where the devil attempted to tempt Jesus, from a distance. Top of the mount is marked by the Monastery of the Temptation where the Jesus is believed to have meditated and fasted for about 40 days and 40 nights.
Final destination will be Mount of Ancient Jericho, the oldest city that was discovered in 9000 BCE.