Visit the oldest city in the world when you take this fantastic tour to Jericho from Tel Aviv. You will explore every fascinating corner of this iconic Biblical location.
Once we have collected you from your hotel in Tel Aviv we head southeast. Before reaching Jericho, we will make an initial stop at the Good Samaritan Museum. While we visit its exhibition for free, we will learn all about one of the most famous parables from the New Testament.
The next stop is Jericho, considered to be the oldest city in the world. Our guide will tell you all about its origins and why historians believe it to be so ancient. As you hear the fascinating facts and stories you will stroll around the beautiful historic city center.
We will also head to the foot of Mount Temptation where you have the option to take a fantastic ride to the summit in the famous Jericho cable car (tickets not included). From the top of this biblical mountain, you will have prime panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.
We continue with the theme of the Bible by visiting the place which was home to the sycamore tree from which Zacchaeus watched Jesus passing through Judea.
After hearing about the passages from the sacred scriptures which refer to the meeting between Jesus and Zacchaeus in Jericho, we will finally return to the hotels in Tel Aviv.
Hotel pick up in Tel Aviv
The trip includes collection from most of the hotels around the center of Tel Aviv. If your hotel is not included in the list, you can choose one of them which is close to where you are staying. You will need to attend that meeting point at the scheduled time.
Jericho is located in territory under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian National Authority- You will need to show your valid passport when you cross the border with Israel.
Per personUS$ 193
The tour is exclusively in English.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
Transport by bus or minibus.
English speaking guide.
Ticket for the Mount Temptation cable car (15 USD/€13 approx.)
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Tel Aviv local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not advisable for people with reduced mobility).