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"One Day Tour: St George Monastery
One day tour to Wadi Qelt Jericho Mar Saba and Bethlehem"The tour will start from in Bethlehem at the 300 Checkpoint (Bethlehem side). There you will meet with the guide (your guide is also your driver). You will drive for around 45 minutes toward St. George of Koziba Monastery in Wadi Qelt. On the way yo this valley starts from the eastern side of the Old City of Jerusalem. You will also drive through Bethany village the village of Saint Lazarus then toward Wadi Qelt where St. George of Koziba Monastery is located.You will take a short walk down in the valley to reach the monastery. The monastery was build in the 4th century during the Byzantine period and wa a short drive to Jericho to have a view of Mount of Temptation and sycamore tree then back towards Bethlehem. Before you reach Bethlehem you will drive through the Jerusalem Wilderness toward Mar Saba Monastery a 5th C AD monastery
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Small Group Dead Sea Relaxation from Jerusalem
"Be picked up from your hotel and drive through the Judean Desert. On the way to the Dead Sea take in a roadside view of the caves at Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were rediscovered in the mid-twentieth century. Your first stop is one of the cosmetics shops specializing in Dead Sea products. Set on the shores of the Dead Sea you are offered the opportunity to indulge in some of the special treatments which include mud baths and more. No trip to the region is complete without taking a dip in the Dead Sea itself. Marvel as you float on the saline-heavy waters and be sure to try out the natural Dead Sea mud that accumulates upon its shores. Afte return to our departure point."""
From $83.00
 
Masada and the Dead Sea Day Trip from Jerusalem
"Your day tour begins with a descent into the Judean desert a barren wilderness in the heart of the Holy Land. En-route you will pass the Inn of the Good Samaritan before ascending by cable car to reach the mountaintop site of Masada. The cliff's remoteness and difficult approach made it a perfect fortress and it was here that King Herod built two fortified palaces over 2000 years ago. After exploring the archeological ruins of Masada with your guide you will continue to the Dead Sea past the Ein Gedi oasis and the ancient settlement of Qumran. Here you'll have the opportunity to view the many caves where approximately 900 parchment documents of religious significance were discovered - the fabled Dea
From $105.00

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Wadi Qelt

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