Classic Tour of Jerusalem old city and surroundings
We'll start the day on Mount of Olives with a panoramic view of the old city and an introduction to the amazing history of Jerusalem making it a holy city for all three monotheistic religions.
On the lower slopes of the mountain we will visit the Church of All Nations, known also as the Church of the Agony, or the Church of Gethsemane, there you'll be abale to see some of the most ancient olive trees in Israel.
Then, across the Kidron Valley, we'll drive to Mount Zion and visit its Holy sites - the Room of the Last Supper, King David's Tomb and the Dormition Abbey.
Through Zion Gate, we'll enter the old city and do a comprehensive tour of its four quarters - the Armenian, the Jewish, The Christian and the Muslim. We will visit the Wailing Wall, some of the Stations of the Cross, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher – The most important church in the world. In the Jewish Quarter we'll walk through the restored Cardo (ancient street from the 6th Century), .
Strolling through the alleys of the old city, we will have a chance to try some of the local cuisine - like Humus, Falafel or Knafe.
Exiting the old city and driving through the Modern part of the city, we'll pass by the House of Parliament – the Knesset, the Supreme Court and the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead-Sea scrolls are kept.
Optional sites to include
All tours can be modified, according to your fields of interest, your walking ability, and the time you wish to spend in each site.