BETHLEHEM AND JERICHO
Minubus descends the Judea Desert, with its magnificient vies and pasts the Inn of the Good Samaritan
It continues the descend below the sea level o the ancient city of Jericho. In Jericho see the sycamore tree climbed by Zacchaeus when he tried to get a better look at Jesus.
Recall the Biblical tale of Joshua marching his troops around Jericho’s city walls until they fell.
The tour leaves Jericho passing the Mount of Temptation with the longest in the world cable car leading to it, and continues to Bethlehem where Jesus was born just over 2,000 years ago.
In Bethlehem tour stops in Manger Square and you visit the Church of the Nativity which holds the Holy Grotto where the nativity took place. The tour visits the adjacent Church of St. Catherine and its subterranean caves holding ancient tombs and shrine. These tombs abe belived to be a burial place of the Innocent babies killed by the King Herod.
From here the tour passes Shepherds Field and returns to Jerusalem.