Bethlehem Tour

Our Bethlehem tour is an experience you won't forget as we explore the sacred town of Bethlehem in the heart of the West Bank


  • Visit the city where Jesus was born, Bethlehem
  • Enter one of the oldest churches in the world, the Church of Nativity
  • Discover the Milk Grotto and learn of it's history and origins
  • Stroll through the Shepherd's fields
  • Walk through the old city of Bethlehem

Tour Itinerary

  • Tuesday and Friday
  • 08:15 - Pick-up at Abraham Hostel, Davidka Square
  • 08:30 - (Upon Request Only) - Pickup from Carta Parking Lot (Jaffa Gate)
  • 09:30 - Arrive Church of Nativity, then tour Bethlehem
  • 11:45 - Depart Bethlehem
  • 12:30 - Arrive back in Jerusalem
  • NB: All times are approximate
  • - Please note that sites may vary depending on crowds and/or religious holidays.
  • - Israeli passport holders are unfortunately restricted from joining this tour
  • - Drop-off at the end of the tour is either near the Damascus Gate to the Old City or Abraham Hostel-Davidka Square

Full Description

A special way to experience the city of the birth of Jesus, as you venture into the West Bank, our Bethlehem tour provides a great opportunity to explore this city on a guided tour. Your first stop is one of the oldest churches in the world, where it all began; The Church of the Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus. A huge church with a long history of religious significance, you will be able to see the various chapels of the Catholic, Armenian and Greek Orthodox Christians.

Next you will visit the Franciscan Grotto of the Lady Mary and learn how the ‘Milk Grotto’ got its name. A large underground cave with a Franciscan chapel built directly on top, this is the site where it is believed that Mary and Joseph took Jesus for refuge from King Herod, before fleeing across the holy land to Egypt.

Our final visit for the day in this ancient city, is to the Shepherd’s fields on the outskirts of the city. Believed to be the location where the Shepherds sited the Star of Nativity before venturing to visit Jesus, these fields hold a number of stunning shrines and a beautiful chapel, drawing pilgrims from around the world.

This tour will provide you with the best opportunity to spend a day focused on the sacred city of Bethlehem, with all the logistics looked after, leaving you to absorb the amazing spiritual sites, whilst hearing the historical and biblical background to each site.

Christmas Eve & Midnight Mass Tours

We will be offering a special Christmas Eve Full Day tour which can be booked here, as well as a transportation to and from Bethlehem for Midnight mass which can be booked here.

For more information you can call us on +972 2 566 0045 between 9am and 9pm (Israel time), or write to us.
190 ILS
Per Person
190 ILS = 49€ / 55$ / 41£

Exchange rate information is provided by a third party for indicative purposes only.

Quick Facts
  • Duration:
    Half Day
  • Pickup points:
    Carta Parking Lot (near Jaffa Gate ), Jerusalem - Abraham Hostel Lobby - Davidka Square,
  • Essential Information:
    Things to bring
    -Snacks and Water
    -Hat and Sunscreen
  • Includes:
    -Transport to all sites from Jerusalem
    -Entrance to all sites
  • Excludes:
    -Lunch and drinks