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JERICHO HALF DAY TOUR (Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday)

$70.00 per person

When: Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday          

Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Duration: Approximately 4.5- 5 hours

Language: English (other languages available for private tours)

Starting Point: Jericho Tourist Information Center (City Center -in the middle of the main roundabout)

Product Description

JERICHO HALF DAY TOUR

Jericho City Center: The City Center is dominated by Jericho’s main Mosque. Experience the vibrant city center of Jericho which is lined up with many shops and restaurants.

Tree of Zacchaeus & the Russian Museum: Located inside the Museum compound, the large sycamore Tree symbolizes the History of the tax collector, Zacchaeus and his meeting with Jesus Christ.

Hisham Palace: Built in the 8th century during the Umayyad period as a hunting lodge and winter resort, the site is an excellent example of Islamic architecture.

Tel Sultan (Ancient Jericho): Excavation on the site has revealed layers of cities and human habitation dating as far back as 9600 – 7700 BC, around 10,000 years, earning Jericho the name of “the Oldest City in the World”

Mount of Temptation: Considered the site where Christ was tempted by the devil during his 40-day fast, today a Greek Orthodox Monastery clings to the cliff some 350 meters above Sea level.

Note: Tour ends at Mount Temptation with an optional lunch break. The fees for the cable car are not included in the tour price (ticket cost 60-65 ILS) . It is possible to walk up the mountain along the winding snake path (15-20 minute hike)

Do you prefer a private tour?  The tour can be booked on request if there are at least 3 participants. For further information contact us at info@visitpalestine.ps For more details on this tour click here.

Group Size: min. 4 to max. 12 participants.
Difficulty Level: Easy walking (however lots of stairs)
Weather Condition: The tour runs year-round
Accessibility: (Handicap / Wheelchair Accessible)
Transportation: Included in the tour. From starting point and back.
Meals: Optional Lunch break at end of tour (not included)
Price Includes:
– Local tour guide
– Entrance fees (Hisham Palace, Tel Es Sultan)
– Tourist map of Jericho
– 10% DISCOUNT at the Visit Palestine Center Gift Shop
– Children: up to 5 years (free), 5-12 (50%), 12+ full price

Payment Options:
– Cash or credit card at the center (starting point)
– Online via secure checkout (credit card and PayPal)
– 5% discount for advanced payment

Refund Policy:
– Full refund if organizer cancels the tour
– Full refund if canceled by client more than 48 hours in advance
– 25% cancellation fee from 48 hours in advance
– 50% cancellation fee from 24 hours in advance
– No show: No refund

How to Book:
– Book your tour online at www.visitpalestine.ps/tours
– Email: info@visitpalestine.ps
– Tel # +972 2 2771992

Take note:
– We require a minimum of 4 participants to run this tour.
– If you do not have a confirmed booking, please contact us to ensure the tour is running.
– Passport: Please bring your passport (needed to enter / exit Bethlehem).
– Dress code: Some churches require modest dress code.
– Wear comfortable walking shoes.
– Tipping: Not obligatory but appreciated
– Optional lunch break at the end of the tour (not included in the price)

Getting to Jericho

Jerusalem to Jericho:

Option 1: Bus no 263: This bus departs from the Damascus Gate Bus Station in East Jerusalem (located on Sultan Suleiman Street). Inform the driver that you are continuing to Jericho and he will drop you off in Bethany City Center ( Al Izrariya) . From there, take a Jericho shared taxi (orange mini bus for 7 persons) to the Jericho City Center. The cost for each ride is around 12-15 ILS. Duration: Approx 60 minutes.

Option 2: Private Taxi: A private taxi from Jerusalem to Jericho will cost around 320 ILS ($85). Duration: Approx 30-45 minutes.

Bethlehem to Jericho:

Option 1 – Shared taxi from Central Bus Station: Take a shared taxi (servees) to Jericho from the Bethlehem Central Bus Station (located on Manger Square Street). Ticket costs around 25 ILS. The taxi will end at the Jericho City Center. Duration: Approx. 60-80 minutes.

Option 2 – Private Taxi – Via West Bank: A private taxi from Bethlehem to Jericho will cost around 200 ILS (Appx $55).

Option 3 – Private Taxi – via Jerusalem: A private taxi from Bethlehem to Jericho will cost around 370 ILS (Appx $100).

Ramallah to Jericho:

Option 1: Shared Taxi Take a shared taxi (servees) to Jericho from the Ramallah Central Bus Station (located on Al Nahda Street). The cost is around 20-25 ILS. The taxi ends at the Jericho City Center. Duration: Approx. 45-60 minutes.

Option 2: Bus 218 : Take bus no 218 from Al Nahda street to Jerusalem Damascus Gate Bus Station and then connect to Jericho (see Jerusalem to Jericho).

Option 2 – Private Taxi: A private taxi from Ramallah to Jericho will cost around 150 ILS ($40). Duration: Approx. 45 minutes.

Hebron to Jericho:

Option 1: Shared Taxi Take the shared taxi (servees) from the Hebron Central Bus Station (located on Wadi al Tufah Street), to Jericho City Center . The taxi goes directly to the border (Jericho to Jordan) and will stop in the resting Area. The cost to Jericho is 50 ILS. From the resting area, take a bus to the City Center. Duration: Approx. 60-80 minutes.

Option 2 – Private Taxi: A private taxi from Hebron to Jericho will cost around 260 ILS ($70).

Nablus to Jericho:

Option 1 Shared Taxi to Ramallah and connect to Bethlehem: Take a shared taxi (servees) from the Nablus Central Bus Station (located on Rafidiya Street) to the Ramallah Central bus Station (located on Al Nahda Street). Cost of ticket around 20 ILS. The taxi will drop you off in the main bus station and from there take Jericho bus or shared taxi. Cost of ticket from Ramallah to Jericho costs around 18 ILS. Duration: Approx. 90-120 Minutes.

Option 2 – Private Taxi to Jericho: A private taxi from Nablus to Jericho will cost around 220 ILS (appx. $60).

Jenin to Jericho:

Option 1 Shared Taxi to Ramallah and connect to Bethlehem: Take a shared taxi (servees) from the Jenin Central Bus Station (located on Jama’a Street of Cinema street) to the Ramallah Central Station (located on Al Nahda Street). Cost of ticket around 35 ILS. From Ramallah, there take a shared taxi to Jericho. Cost of ticket from Ramallah to Jericho costs around 18 ILS. Duration: Approx. 2 – 2:30 hours.

Option 2 – Private Taxi to Jericho: A private taxi from Jenin to Jericho will cost around 280 ILS ($75). Duration: Approx. 2 hours.

Leaving from Jericho

Jericho to Jerusalem:

Option 1-Shared taxi to connect with bus no.263: Take a shared taxi (servees) from Jericho City Center to Bethany. Inform the driver that you need to connect with bus number 263 to Jerusalem. The cost for each ride is around 12-15 ILS. The drive to Bethany takes around 30-40 minutes and from there to Jerusalem around 15-20 minutes. Bus number 263 stops at Damascus Gate station in Jerusalem (located on Sultan Suleiman Street). Duration approx. 1 hour.

Option 2-via Bethlehem: Take a shared taxi (servees) from Jericho City Center to Bethlehem Central Station (located on Manger Square Street). From there connect to Jerusalem. Duration: approx 1 hours.

Option 3 – Private Taxi: A private taxi from Jericho to Jerusalem will cost around 370 ILS (approx $100). Duration: approx 30 minutes.

Jericho to Bethlehem:

option 1 – Shared taxi: Take a shared taxi (servees) from Jericho City Center to Bethlehem central Bus Station (located on Manger Street). Ticket costs around 20-25 ILS. Duration: Approx 1 hours.

Option 2 – Private Taxi – Via West Bank: A private taxi from Jericho to Bethlehem will cost around 150 ILS (Approx $40).

Option 3 – Private Taxi – via Jerusalem: A private taxi from Jericho to Bethlehem will cost around 370 ILS (Approx $100).

Jericho to Ramallah:

Option 1: Shared Taxi Take a shared taxi (servees) from the Jericho City Center to Ramallah Central Bus Station (located on Al Nahda Street). Tickets cost around 20-25 ILS. Duration: 45 min – 1 hour.

Option 2 – Private Taxi: A private taxi from Jericho to Ramallah will cost around 150 ILS ($40). Duration: 45 min- 1 hours.

Jericho to Hebron:

Option 1: Shared Taxi Take the shared taxi (servees) from Jericho City Center to Hebron Central Bus Station (located at Wadi Al Tufah). Tickets cost around 50 ILS. Duration: Approx.

Option 2 – Private Taxi Via West Bank: A private taxi from Jericho to Hebron will cost around 250 ILS ($70). Duration: Approx.

Jericho to Nablus:

Option 1 Shared Taxi to Nablus: Take a shared taxi (servees) from the Jericho City Center to Nablus Central Bus Station (located on Rafidiya Street). Cost of ticket around 25 ILS. Duration: Approx. 1.5 hours

Option 2 – Private Taxi to Jericho: A private taxi from Jericho to Nablus city center will cost around 200 ILS (approx. $55). Duration: Approx. 60-90 Minutes.

Jericho to Jenin:

Option 1 – Take a shared taxi (servees) from Jericho City Center to Jenin .Ticket costs around 40 ILS . The taxi will drop you off at Jenin city center. Duration approx. 1.5 hour.

Option 2 Shared Taxi to Ramallah and connect to Jenin: Take a shared taxi (servees) from Jericho City Center to Ramallah. Cost of ticket around 18-20 ILS. The taxi will drop you off in the main bus station and from there take Jenin shared taxi. Cost of ticket from Ramallah to Jenin costs around 35 ILS.

Option 3 – Private Taxi to Jericho: A private taxi from Jericho to Jenin will cost around 250 ILS (appx. $70).

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