Christmas Eve in Bethlehem (and Jerusalem) Tour - Midnight Mass
Starts in Tel Aviv, Herzliya & Jerusalem
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Our unique Christmas Eve in Bethlehem Tour for Midnight Mass, also visits Jerusalem on the eve of the day when it all began. Available from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Herzliya, on December 24,
Our unique Christmas Eve in Bethlehem Tour for Midnight Mass, also visits Jerusalem on the eve of the day when it all began. Available from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Herzliya, on December 24, this holiday tour takes you through the Christian religious sites in two notable locations – Jerusalem and Bethlehem, two important cities connected to Jesus’ birth. The tour begins Christmas Eve day in Jerusalem, entering the Old City, where you will wind your way through the narrow streets to arrive at the Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. After visiting these important and meaningful sites, you will exit the Old City and begin your drive through the new city of Jerusalem passing the old Bethlehem Road and Valley of the Cross en route.
Entering Bethlehem, you will begin to feel the Christmas spirit come to life as the city is decorated with lights and banners, and the festive vibe is in the air. We will take you to enjoy a holiday dinner, followed by a guided tour of Bethlehem, including a visit to the Shepherds’ Field & The Milk Grotto. The last part of the evening is for free time in Manger Square to enjoy the festivities and view the Midnight Mass. Following Mass, you will be transported back to Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Jerusalem, after a special Christmas Eve in Bethlehem and Jerusalem, with unforgettable memories and a Christmas experience unlike anything else.
This is a unique and memorable tour, available only once a year with guaranteed departures. The tour price includes all transportation, guiding and a festive dinner. Unforgettable memories are guaranteed on this once in a lifetime tour experience. Spaces are limited so book early to be sure you won’t miss out!
Christmas Eve in Bethlehem TOUR Highlights
Pickup from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Herzliya
Visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the via Dolorosa, in the Old City of Jerusalem
Enter Bethlehem and feel the Christmas spirit as you see the town decorated with lights and banners
Enjoy a holiday dinner in Bethlehem
Explore Bethlehem with a guided tour, including the Shepherds’ Field & The Milk Grotto
Walk around Manger Square, view the Christmas tree and watch Midnight Mass in Manger Square
Dropoff in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Herzliya
Christmas Eve in Bethlehem and Jerusalem & Midnight Mass – Tour Itinerary
14:00 – Pickup from Herzliya
14:30 – Pickup from Tel Aviv
16:00 – Pickup from Jerusalem, and guided tour in the Old City
19:00 – Depart Jerusalem
19:30 – Arrival in Bethlehem and enjoy a festive dinner
20:30 – Guided tour of Bethlehem, including Shepherds’ Field and The Milk Grotto
22:00 – Free time in Manger Square to enjoy the festivities and view the midnight mass from the maxi-screen
02:00 AM – Depart Bethlehem
02:30 AM – Drop off in Jerusalem
03:30 AM – Drop off in Tel Aviv
04:00 AM – Drop off in Herzliya.
N.B. All time is approximate. Exact return time depends on traffic.
Warm clothes strongly recommended
Tour price includes a festive Christmas dinner in Bethlehem!
Control of the celebrations in Bethlehem is decided by the Palestinian Authorities, and tour will comply with all requirements issued by them.
The tour enters Bethlehem and is therefore not suitable for those traveling on Israeli passports
Pickup service is only available from central points in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Herzliya.
Bethlehem departure time is set at 02:00 AM. Please do not be late.