This tour is fully customizable. The following is a sample itinerary.
This tour is the gateway to your personal Jerusalem experience. Your guide will customize it according to your interests and needs, whether you’re on a family vacation, business trip, corporate outing, religious trip or a group of friends.
At your scheduled departure time, your tour guide will meet you either in the lobby of your hotel or at an agreed-upon meeting point near the Old City.
From there, you’ll head to some of the most important sites and hidden gems according to the itinerary you’ve set up with your guide.
The Western Wall
This is one of the most holy sites in Judaism and the last remaining structure from the Second Temple. Thousands of people from different religions and all parts of the world come to pray here.
Western Wall Tunnels
These groundbreaking excavations offer insight into the immense effort that went into Herod the Great’s extension of the Second Temple and what the city was like during that time period.
The Via Dolorosa & Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Traditionally believed to be the final path of Jesus, the Via Dolorosa is walked by thousands of pilgrims every year. They follow the road past the Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Jesus. This impressive church contains an unbelievable amount of history and is a must-see for any first-time visitor.
The Temple Mount*
While in some ways divisive, the Temple Mount (Haram esh-Sharif in Arabic) is holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims alike as the former site the Jewish Temples and the site of the prophet Muhammad’s ascension, among other biblical events.
Bazaar and Suq
Experience Middle Eastern culture in its purest form as you peruse the shop and restaurant-lined alleyways of the Old City, haggle with merchants and maybe come away with a few souvenirs.
The Austrian Hospice
Experience the Old City like a local at one of its most peaceful spots that also happens to boast one of the most spectacular views.
Zedekiah’s Cave (King Solomon’s Quarries)
This spectacular cave served in antiquity as a quarry for the massive stones that built the Temple and its mount under King Solomon.
One of the first neighborhoods built outside the Old City, Mishkenot Shaananim is home to beautiful Jerusalem architecture, charming alleys and the Hutzot Hayotzer artist colony.
Mahane Yehuda Market
Get to know the center of culinary life in Jerusalem.
*Subject to daily accessible hours