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Jerusalem & Bethlehem

Port/City: Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Sustainable Tours | Most Popular

Approximate Duration:
10 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*199.75 USD (Adult)
*199.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Shore Excursions
Jerusalem & Bethlehem - ASD2

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Discover the distinguished religious history of two Biblically significant cities on a guided tour of notable landmarks, plus enjoy a tasty meal. Ascend Mount of Scopus or Armon HaNatziv for a majestic view of Jerusalem, walk some of the Stations of the Cross, visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the sacred Western Wall in the Jewish Quarter. Savor a delightful lunch before touring Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, reportedly the site where Jesus of Nazareth was born.

This tour is provided by an operator that has been third-party certified to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's Criteria for Tour Operators.


• Jerusalem: Trudge some of the Stations of the Cross, visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Jewish Western Wall.
• Bethlehem: Visit the sacred Church of the Nativity, which is the reported site of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.
• Lunch: Enjoy a flavorsome meal.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Sun protection
• Cash/credit cards

What to Wear:

• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes
• Conservative attire required

Important Notes:
• Guests must be able to walk approximately 3 miles over even and cobblestone surfaces with approximately 250 steps and extended periods of standing.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Pregnant women and guests with back/neck problems should not select this tour.
• The drive from Ashdod to Jerusalem is approximately one hour.
• Guests may be required to check large bags, backpacks, video cameras, and/or personal water bottles at designated check points.
• No exposed shoulders or knees. No tank tops or shorts.
• Consider dietary restrictions and food allergies when selecting tour.
• Please be advised that we can offer tours in English/German and Spanish. All other languages have to be requested and will be confirmed on availability of guides.
• A minimum of 20 guests is needed for the tour to run in a different language.
• Guests can expect sites to be crowded.
• Please note there is no visit to the grotto in Bethlehem.
• Bethlehem is in the Palestinian Authority. There will be a change of guide. A local guide will join the bus at the check point.
• Itinerary may vary based on traffic conditions and may affect the duration of the tour.

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