Monasteries Of The Judean Desert Private Tour - Jerusalem


This8 hourslong tour will give you an insight of the monastic life in the Judean Desert.During this fascinating day, you will enjoy visiting three the most interesting and the oldest monasteries, two of them still active.

Details about this tour

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Stop At: Mar Saba Monastery, Bethlehem, West Bank
Mar Saba Monastery is one of the oldest and the best preserved monasteries in the Judea Desert. This Monastery was built in the V Century and still preserves most of its ancient sever view. Dramatically set deep in the desert, this is one of the most distant but also the most interesting places in Palestine
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Ein Prat Nature Reserve (Wadi Qelt), Kfar Adumim, Binyamin Region, West Bank
Wadi Qelt is miraculously beautiful. A deep gorge with ever-running water is one of the most mysterious places in the whole Judea Desert. And the view of the St. George Monastery cut deep into the premordial rock is simply fascinating
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Deir Hijleh
Deir Hajleh or St. Gerasimos Monastery was last time rebuilt at the Crusades times. This quiet place is full of secret beauty and of mystical icons and mosaics, as well as the sculls of the ancient monks...
Duration: 1 hour


  • Professional art historian guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Tel Aviv or Jerusalem Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

A dress code is required to enter places of worship. 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

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
USD 865
Per Person