City of David & Underground Jerusalem Day Tour

Cultural experience
Starts in Tel Aviv & JerusalemAvailable every Wednesday
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Expert Tour Guide
1 day tour
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On our City of David & Underground Jerusalem Day Tour you will dive into the rich Jewish history of Jerusalem’s archeological haven. Gain insight into the robust stories of past rulership; King David, King Hezekiah, and the ancient empires that once ruled here. Marvel at the excavated artifacts of the Bronze and Iron ages. From here, wander the underground tunnels and unearth the past, one footstep at a time. Following the ancestral path into Jerusalem’s Old City, you will witness sites from the Second Temple period, and if time permits, visit King David’s tomb as well. Continue to explore Jerusalem’s depths by touring the Western Wall tunnels, guided by licensed experts. Learn about the holiest Jewish place on earth as you near the area which once contained the Holy of Holies. Traverse the cobblestones of the Jewish quarter in the City of Gold itself, whose streets preserve its eternal linkage to ancient Israel.

This City of David & Underground Jerusalem Day Tour takes you throughout the holy city of Jerusalem, both above and below its ancient streets. It is perfect for travelers who are fascinated by Jewish history and archeology. This tour conveniently runs every Wednesday so don’t miss out and book your spot today!

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City of David & Underground Jerusalem Day Tour Highlights

  1. Dive into the rich archeological findings and history of the City of David in Jerusalem
  2. Explore the City of David’s underground water tunnels and unearth secrets of the past
  3. Walk the ancestral path into Jerusalem’s Old City and tour sites from the Second Temple period
  4. Descend beneath the ancient stones of the Western Wall to discover its underground tunnel network
  5. Wander the cobblestoned streets of the Jewish quarter and all of its significant sites
  6. Visit the unforgettable Tower of David, Jaffa Gate, and King of David’s tomb, if time allows
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City of David & Underground Jerusalem Day Tour Itinerary

06:30 – Pickup from Tel Aviv
07:45 – Pickup from Jerusalem
08:30 - City of David Tour
  • Enter the historic City of King David archaelogical site
  • Tour it's tunnels and see real excavations of Bronze age Jewish history
  • Stand in the actual location where, according to Jewish tradition, King David lived and served God and the Israelites
11:00 - Walk to the Kotel
  • Take the same route as your anscestors as you ascend from the City of David to the site of the Second Temple
11:40 - Western Wall Tunnel Tour
  • Go deep underneath the Kotel to see the vast underground remains of the Western and Southern walls of the Second Temple
  • Tour the incredible underground tunnel network
  • Stand at the closest possible location to the room which held the Holy of Holies
  • Learn all about the history of the Temple and ancient Jerusalem from an expert guide
13:30 - Eat lunch in the Old City
14:30 - Tour the Jewish Quarter of the Old City
  • See the highlights of the Jewish Quarter
  • See the Tower of David and Jaffa Gate
  • Visit David's Tomb if time permits
17:00 – Drop off in Jerusalem
18:00 – Drop off in Tel Aviv
NB - all timings on City of David & Underground Jerusalem Day Tour are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation & Hand-picked expert guide
Meals & drinks
Entrance fees (approx. 10 USD per person)
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Hat and sunscreen
Walking shoes
Essential Information
Due to the current situation in Israel, we will require a minimum of 5 people to operate the tour
This tour includes several hours of walking, and there will be some stairs and uneven ground. If you have limited mobility, please get in touch with us about arranging an alternate touring option
Modest dress is obligatory for visits to holy sites; covered knees and shoulders are required
The minimum age required for the tour is 4 years old.