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West Bank Tour from Jerusalem

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Delve into the fascinating West Bank on this enlightening full-day trip from Jerusalem. Traveling with a guide, see the fabled Biblical sites of Bethlehem and the spot where Jesus is said to have been baptized on the Jordan River. Explore the vibrant town of Ramallah, and see the tomb of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. A visit to the crumbled ruins of one of the world's oldest cities, Jericho, plus a tasty lunch and a stop at Aida Refugee Camp all add further memorable touches to this compelling tour.
  • On a Jerusalem tour, learn about life in the West Bank
  • Includes a Palestinian-style lunch in a Bethlehem restaurant
  • Travel by climate-controlled vehicle to keep cool and comfortable
  • See sites of Biblical and historic importance
What to Expect
At a central location in Jerusalem, board a climate-controlled minivan for the trip to the West Bank. Upon arrival in the Palestinian community of Ramallah, walk through the town to see the tomb of Yasser Arafat, who once lead the Palestine Liberation Organization. You’ll visit the ancient ruins of Jericho, one of the world’s oldest cities, then pause at Qasr al-Yahud, the Jordan River site where Jesus is believed to have been baptized. Next, head to Bethlehem for a Palestinian lunch in a local restaurant. You’ll also visit the Church of the Nativity and the Milk Grotto, and then see the “separation wall” that divides the city from Israel before returning to Jerusalem.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Abraham Hostel Jerusalem, כיכר הדווידקה, Ha-Nevi'im St 67, Jerusalem, 9470211, Israel
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please make a note of any specific dietary requests in the 'Special Requirements' field when booking
  • This tour itinerary may be subject to last-minute changes due to security considerations as well as religious holidays
  • Please note: The Mosque of Omar is not visited on this tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Modest clothing: Due to modesty requirements when entering the holy sites on this tour, you will need to wear clothes covering knees and arms (men and women).
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A full day tour of the west bank if Israel, an insight into the complexities of this region. Amazing scenery, Jericho was underwhelming, a good guide, but a lot of interpretation needed. River Jordan baptism site one for Christians. Ramallah is a very interesting city,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really interesting and full day tour of the West Bank, including Bethlehem, Ramallah and Jericho. The highlight of the tour was the amazing walled off hotel museum. We really recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well.. 70% time of the tour you spend on a bus. It wouldn't be that bad, since the views of the desert are stunning, but our bus had annoyingly dirty windows!! :( The stops at the attractions take 15 minutes (!!) on average. Hurry! Hurry!...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kamal was an incredible guide, lots of historical insights, humour and great information about the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. If you are open minded and looking for a fact based opinioned tour, look no further and book this tour. Thank you Kamal for the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour exceeded my wife’s and my expectations. Our guide, Ashrah (see attached photo), was excellent. He was extremely knowledgeable and insightful in describing the religious parts of the tour and thought provoking in explaining the situation impacting the people of the Palestinian Territory. We...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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September 18, 2019|
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Response from CarpeDiemOURway | Reviewed this property |
Abraham Tours offers a trip to Hebron. They also have a multi day trip option. I found the Ramallah visit quite rushed however
September 6, 2019|
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Response from bornenew | Reviewed this property |
This tour is very safe. It is open to all nationalities, except for Israel passport holders (special rules for them entering occupied territories). You won’t be asked about your religion.
July 17, 2019|
Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Hello. My wife and I went to Jerusalem only a month ago for 4 days - marvellous. The West Bank Tour with Abraham Tours was a highlight. There was nowhere we went where you had to walk a long way, though the archaeology at... More
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