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Jerusalem: Mount of Olives Tour provided by SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Jerusalem

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Jerusalem: Mount of Olives Tour

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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Jerusalem: Mount of Olives Tour
- Breaks will be shortended - Guests are encouraged to bring own masks - Guests will be required to provide personal details (name, phone) - Smaller groups to ensure appropriate social distance - Tour group picture will no longer be taken
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Follow a guide around significant religious sites at the Mount of Olives. This sightseeing tour takes you to the legendary mountain ridge, east of Old Jerusalem. Your guide shares this treasure of spiritual importance to Christians, Jews, and Muslims alike. In addition, discover other noteworthy landmarks like the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Jaffa Gate
Omar Ibn Katab, JerusalemYour Jerusalem Mount of Olives Tour starts just outside the Jaffa Gate.
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  • Pass by Old City of Jerusalem
  • 1
    Monte das Oliveiras
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 2
    Dome of the Rock
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 3
    Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 4
    Church of the Pater Noster
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 5
    Dominus Flevit
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 6
    Church of the Ascension -Mosque of the Ascension
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 7
    Garden of Gethsemane
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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    Pass by Tomb of the Virgin Mary
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Tomb of the Virgin
JerusalemYour Jerusalem Mount of Olives Tour usually finishes by the Tomb of the Virgin Mary.
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Highlights
  • Visit the hallowed sites of Jerusalem’s Mount of Olives
  • Gain knowledge of religious beliefs, stories, and events
  • Admire views of the Old City and see the ancient Jewish cemetery
  • Half-day tour includes round-trip coach ride from the Jaffa Gate
Important Information
Departure Point
Jaffa Gate, Omar Ibn Katab, Jerusalem
Duration
3h
Return Details
Tomb of the Virgin, Jerusalem
Inclusions
  • Expert guide
  • Private bus ride from the Jaffa Gate
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the Chapel of Ascension (5 NIS) and Church of the Pater Noster (10 NIS)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children up to 12 years old are welcome to join this tour for free. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 3 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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DayTrip114359 wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Our second Sandemans tour following on next day from The Three Religions which gave us a further insight into the fascinating history of Jerusalem. Our guide was able to explain the complex history and significance of the sights in an interesting and informative way. She
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Lucy T wrote a review Feb. 2020
London, United Kingdom130 contributions38 helpful votes
Alex and the free Jerusalem tour were amazing. I highly recommend. If I had more time in Jerusalem I would have loved to do the Mount of Olives tour as well. Alex was very knowledgable and made the tour personalised and unique. Great and memorable tour.
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Elizabeth G wrote a review Feb. 2020
London, United Kingdom5 contributions3 helpful votes
On our second to last day in Israel we took a half day tour with Sandemans to the Mount of Olives. Dror our guide prooved to have that exceptional quality of being able to explain complex history of the city which gave us a much better understanding about the sites we visited.
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BridgetM779 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Bigfork, Montana, United States28 contributions11 helpful votes
We landed in Jerusalem late in the afternoon on Wednesday, and hit the ground running Thursday morning. We started with the FREE Old City tour. Our guide Dror was amazing - incredibly knowledgeable and personal, and unafraid to educate us on the more nuanced aspects of the area
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Sue wrote a review Jan. 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
He was very knowledgeable and had good stories to tell. Took his time with us and answered all our questions. Showed us where to take some really good pictures.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Jerusalem
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Mulim Quarter.
My guide(Originally Philipino,I am not 100 % sure.)a lady said while briefing about muslim history few things which
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So much to see, you need a guide!
We made our way via bus and light rail from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, where we met our guide Renan. Sandeman's really
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Interesting Free Tour Jerusalem by Jonny
My boyfriend and I decided to do the free tour in jerusalem on a rainy day. We were a very small group of only 4 pe
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julied827
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A must do in Jerusalem!
A really good tour to understand the complex history of Jerusalem’s old city. Our guide, Dror, gave really clear ex
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P7071BQmichell
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A must
This is a must to gain a good understanding of why is Jerusalem the center of the world. You need to be in good sha
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gintrep
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Great first view into Jerusalem Old City
I highly recommend this tour! Usually I go for the free walking tours (I'm a cheap traveller lol) but I figured tha
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brit933
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Very informative tour with Marx
Marx took us through the four communities of the old town of Jerusalem and told us a lot about the religion and arc
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Tour of Jerusalem with Tour Guide Johnny
We had a very interesting tour that covered the top sights of old town Jerusalem. Our guide Johnny gave us a lot of
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giangirre
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Thanks to Hila for this special day
Amazing experience through the holy places of Jerusalem, like the places of the last supper and the church of the h
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Highly recommended
Dror was an excellent guide. Very dynamic and entertaining. He had a good knowledge of the history and how it affec
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Jerusalem Old City Tour
We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of the Old City with Jonny as our guide. His knowledge of the history of Jer
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WendyfromToronto
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Jerusalem free tour
Great tour. Our guide Johnnie was the best. Extremely knowledgeable and would highly recommend this tour.
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mimdwek
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Three religions walking tou
Dror, our guide was lively, enthusiastic and very knowledgable about all three religions, and, just before the end
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Excellent tour of the Old City
We loved the tour. Our guide was Olga, and she is excellent. Very knowledgeable, gave us a lot of information and
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Frank B
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3 Religions Tour of Jerusalem - an interesting and uplifting visit
Our Guide Anat was very knowledgeable about the three religions and how important Jerusalem was to each of them. Th
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