Jerusalem Half Day Tour

$ 50 from per person
Jerusalem Half Day Tour

from $50

Take a half day tour to Jerusalem old city including all the holy places: Visit Via Dolorosa, Mount of Olives, Christian and Armenian Quarters, Cardo, Western Wall in Jewish Quarter and more. Continue along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of Holy Sepulcher.

Tour covered sites

    • Mount Scopus 
    • Jerusalem Old City 
    • Christian Quarter
    • Muslim Quarter
    • Via Dolorosa 
    • Stations of the Cross
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Tomb of Jesus of Nazareth
  • Jewish Quarter
  • Cardo
  • Western Wall
  • Jaffa Gate
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Tour includes

Tour Starts from Tel Aviv Jerusalem
Pickup time at 06:30-07:00 07:50-08:20

Tour excludes

Jerusalem Half Day Tour highlights

Tour detailed itinerary

Begin your half-day group guided tour with a pickup from your hotel entrance. Your half day tour in Jerusalem starts with a breathtaking panoramic overview of Jerusalem old city from Mount Scopus. Here your guide will introduce to you some of the facts and stories behind the city.

The first stop is at the Mount of Scopus with stunning views of Jerusalem’s skyline. In the distance is the Old City and Temple Mount where the golden dome of the Dome of the Rock offers the perfect photo-op. Looking down we see a 3,000-year-old Jewish cemetery. As we leave the Mount of Scopus, we pass the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations and Kidron Valley, site of ancient Jewish tombs. 

Continue into the Jerusalem Old City through the Zion Gate to Jerusalem’s Cardo, the main thoroughfare of Byzantine Jerusalem. In the Jewish Quarter, visit the iconic Western Wall, or Wailing Wall, the only part left from the Second Temple that was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. At the Wailing Wall, also known as the Western Wall or Kotel, you’ll have the chance to take part in a tradition that spans centuries. Placing a note in the Wailing Wall involves inscribing your prayers, hopes, or personal messages on pieces of paper and tucking them into the ancient stones. This time-honored practice offers a unique opportunity to connect with history and spirituality, as your notes become part of a tradition that has endured through the ages. 

Proceed to Christian Quarter, walk along the Via Dolorosa, the iconic street that Jesus walked on the way to his Crucifixion. Follow the Footsteps of Jesus, passing through Stations of Cross, that represent key events, such as where Jesus encountered his mother, where he stumbled and fell, and where Simon of Cyrene assisted him in carrying the Cross. The Via Dolorosa culminates at the Church of the Holy SepulchreSee the Stone of the Anointing, where Jesus was placed before his burial. 

I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. John 11,25

The tour ends at 13:30 in the Jerusalem Old City near to Jaffa Gate, where you can continue with your own.  No return transfer included with this tour. 

You should know before the tour

  • Tour duration is up to 6 hours
  • The tour is not possible for guests with walking-related challenges or disabilities.
  • Lunch break during the tour for 30-40 minutes, including shopping time.
  • Lunch can be purchased on the spot in local restaurant or bring in advance. 
  • Tour ends estimated at 13:30 near to Jaffa Gate. 
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements. Dress code is smart casual.
  • This tour includes a reasonable amount of walking; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Recommended for this tour: Comfortable walking shoes, hats, sun screen and drinking water
  • Free of charge reschedule up to 24 hours before the tour day 
  • Real time availability – Guaranteed availability
  • Instant payment and booking detailed confirmation

Term & Conditions

  • Booking is subject to terms and conditions.
  • Free of charge reschedule 24 hours before the tour day (nonrefundable)
  • Reschedule option day before (with no option of cancellation)
  • No refund will be provided for No Shows/delays or cancellation on tour day or less than 24 hours notice
  • Jordan Petra tours including flights fully nonrefundable
  • Cancellation at any time 10% of the total price is nonrefundable
  • Cancellation less than two months before the tour day 50% of total price charge will be applied
  • Cancellation less than a month before the tour day 75% of total price charge will be applied
  • Cancellation less than a week before the tour day 100% of total price full charge will be applied
  • Cancellation / Reschedule terms are the same
  • Any unused services fully nonrefundable
  • All not mentioned in includes – excluded
  • Guest’s responsibility to be at the pickup point and time
  • Guests missed their pickup for a tour will be considered a no-show and can join the group tour on their own personal expenses

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Combine Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Explore the Via Dolorosa, follow Stations of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. See the Western Wall and then drive to the Dead Sea.

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Mind-Blowing Historical Journey
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I'm not a history buff, but this tour made me feel like I time-traveled through Jerusalem! From the ancient alleys to modern wonders, I can't believe how much I learned. Totally mind-blowing!
Spiritual Connection Overload
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Walking the Via Dolorosa and placing a prayer note in the Wailing Wall? Goosebumps! This tour wasn't just sightseeing; it was a spiritual journey that left me feeling connected on a whole new level.
Personal Note in the Wailing Wall
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Placing my prayer note in the Wailing Wall felt like a personal moment in the grand history of Jerusalem. It's like my little message is now part of something much bigger.
Guides with a Passion for Stories
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Shoutout to our guides! They weren't just spewing facts; they were storytellers. You could feel their passion for the city's history, and it made the tour so much more engaging.
Totally recommend
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We experienced four outstanding tours. Avi, Abraham and Enrique are excellent guides. Abraham made sure no one is left behind and always making sure we are taken care off and feel safe. Very good tour guide! We will definitely book again with this company and guides!
Highly recommended company
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Our family had an incredible experience on the Jerusalem Old and New Tour. From the breathtaking views at Mount Scopus to the spiritual moments at the Western Wall, each stop was perfectly balanced for all ages. The guides made history come alive, especially during the Via Dolorosa walk, which felt like a captivating adventure through time. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre left us in awe, and the unexpected visit to Ein Karem added a delightful twist to our family exploration. Overall, it's a must-do for families looking to blend history, spirituality, and modern wonders in Jerusalem.
Ein Karem Surprise - Hidden Gem
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Going to Ein Karem on a Saturday was unexpected and so cool! The Church of Saint John the Baptist was a hidden gem. Kudos for adding that surprise to the itinerary!

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