After picking-up from hotels, stop at Mount Scopus
for a magnificent and breathtaking view of the old and new cities illuminated.Drive through the new city passing by the Knesset, Israel's parliament house and the Israel museum. Enter the Old city of Jerusalem through the Jaffa Gate
and the local bazaar for a brief visit to the Church of Holy Sepulchre
, the last station of the Via Dolorosa.
At around 20:00 (08:00pm), proceed to the city of Bethlehem, where Jesus was born. After a short stop in a souvenir store for tea, coffee and shopping, continue to the Shepherds' field. Walk through manger's square enjoying the festive Christmas decorations and lights illuminating the city's main square nearby the Church of Nativity.
Stop at a local restaurant specially decorated for the holidays and enjoy a festive Christmas dinner (wine & soft drinks included).
Watch the midnight mass broadcasted live on TV.If mass is broadcasted on screens at Manger's square (subject to Palestinian authority's approval) proceed to the spot.
After mass return to the meeting point with our representative and drive back to Jerusalem, Herzliya and Tel-Aviv hotels.