|Bethlehem and Jericho are both in areas under Palestinian control and so can only be toured with an Arab / Palestinian guide.|
Bethlehem (from Hebrew: “House of Bread”). Located 15 km South of Jerusalem, Bethlehem is famed for being the hometown of King David, as well as the birth place of Jesus of Nazareth.
Its main attractions are the Church of Nativity and Cave of Saint Jerome , The Milk Grotto , and the Shepherds’ Field . Near Bethlehem are also points of interest like Rachel’s Tomb and Herodium . Next you drive down the road to Jericho, possibly stopping at the site of the Good Samaritan Inn .
Jericho is a Guinness record site by being the lowest city in the world (-250 m), and is nearly the oldest inhabited and built site in the world.
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The cost of a private tour to Jericho and Bethlehem + transportation starts at USD$700. Contact me for more details and booking a tour:
Points of Interest in the Area
|Baptism site (Qasr el-Yahud)|
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