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Highlights of Israel Day Trip: Jerusalem and the Dead Sea

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    This full-day tour begins with a Jerusalem hotel pickup in an air-conditioned coach.
    Start your sightseeing at the Mount of Olives, a ridge east of the Old City and named for the olive groves that once covered its slopes. Enjoy a scenic overview of the entire city of Jerusalem, as well as the Dome of the Rock, a shrine located on the Temple Mount and one of the oldest works of Islamic architecture. It is arguably Jerusalem's most recognizable landmark.
    The tour continues through the Garden of Gethsemane, at the foot of the Mount of Olives. This garden is known as the place where Jesus prayed, and also where his disciples slept, the night before his crucifixion. Then it’s off to the Walls of Jerusalem that surround the Old City. The walls were built in the 1530s, when Jerusalem was part of the Ottoman Empire, to protect its borders from intruders.
    Further along through the Armenian Quarter, visit the famous Western Wall, the holiest of Jewish sites, then to the Christian Quarter along the Via Dolorosa, the street that Jesus walked along on the way to his crucifixion. Here, look for the 14 stations of the cross while retracing Jesus’ steps to the Hill of Calvary, now the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
    Upon arrival at the Dead Sea, change into a swimsuit and head to the water. At 1,312 feet (400 meters) below sea level, this is the lowest place on earth. After applying a covering of mineral-rich black mud, washed it off in a sulphur pool before a therapeutic swim or float in the Dead Sea. After this treatment, you might just feel 10 years younger.
    The tour concludes here for a return trip to the Jerusalem hotels.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    one of the best trips I ever had - lots of new information, lots of fun and lots of places covered in a one day. will definitely go once more with Bein Harim, that time to Masada or Petra :) and awesome logistics performed by...More

    Thank Alexey K
    BeinHarim-Israel, Media customer service at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks so much for the rave review of yourtour guideded by YOav.He sure deserves the praise you have mentioned for his professional tour manangement, wealth of knowledge and pleasant manner .We appreciate your sincere wishes to come travel with us again and sure we will...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Did the tour from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Old Town and the Dead Sea with your guide Danny Binshtok. I had a nice day and got to see the most of what I was expecting also the guide was good. Only wished that the time...More

    Thank MIGULL
    BeinHarim-Israel, Media customer service at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for sharing your overall satisfaction with the tour guided by Danny B.He is worthy of yor feedback for his efforts of commentary and tour management skill . We are sorry you felt short of time to roam at locations alone. We will reitierate timme...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We went on this tour with Bein Harim on July 6, 2019. The bus picked us up at Agripas Square about 40 minutes late, but once the tour got going everything went smoothly. Our guide was the venerable Amir Calloro, who was a walking encyclopedia...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    MariaM16620, Operational representative at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Dr Kingstone Shih and Laura Meneses, Bein Harim thanks you for this review of satisfaction with our services over the tour you took with Amir. Your detailed account of the tour and locations visited is useful for others reading this. A word about the...More

    Reviewed June 15, 2019

    We decided to take this tour after hearing about it at our hotel. Overall, the tour was fine: Avi supplied us with some panoramic info and interesting bits of history and culture throughout the day, and we felt that we had had a good yet...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    BeinHarim-Israel, Director of Sales at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2019

    Thanks very much for this detailed and honest account of your tour experience with Bein Harim.The shop stop should be brief and we are regretful you felt the time was lost. for the issues of not allowing travelers to wonder off, we encounter so many!!...More

    Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

    This trip was fabulous and Lorne was one of the best guides I’ve ever had. He was interesting and he also made it fun and entertaining. I loved that he kept everyone on schedule and we had extra time at the Dead Sea.More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank KathySmpson
    BeinHarim-Israel, Media customer service at Bein Harim Tourism Services - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

    Dear KAthy Thanks so much for this rece review of your tour guided by Lorne. He is worthy of such praise for the professional job he does with his tour groups. Tiour shedules are critical for an enjoyable and organised day.Great that you mention this....More

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    A few hours at the Dead Sea and at least a day and in Jerusalem.
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