Seven Fascinating Jerusalem Tours
with Your Own Private Tour Guide

Jerusalem is a city like no other in this world! You can explore for weeks and still have more Jerusalem to discover.

Scenic View of Jerusalem


That's why we strongly suggest taking at least one day with a guided tour to discover some of Jerusalem's hidden secrets. Choose from our handpicked list of seven private Jerusalem tours with our wonderful guide Levi

Read about our seven Jerusalem tours below. 

You may prefer private Jerusalem walking tours to discover the city up close and personal, at your own pace.


A Variety of Jerusalem Tours
Discover the City from Different Perspectives

Click on the Jerusalem Tour link below that interests you, or browse down and read about all the tours in detail before selecting your favorite Jerusalem sightseeing option. 

  • Jerusalem Highlights Tour - This is the perfect Jerusalem tour if you have just one day (or even just half a day) to see as much as you can of this magical city.
  • Underground, Ancient Jerusalem Tour - just below the surface of the city, you can discover a fascinating maze of Jerusalem's ancient paths going back 3,000 years.  It's my favorite!
  • Jewish Heritage Tour of Jerusalem - an inspirational tour covering the important Jewish sites of Jerusalem, including the Western Wall, the Jewish Quarter and Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum.
  • Catholic Pilgrimage Tour of Jerusalem - follow the 14 stations of the Via Dolorosa, explore the Holy Sepulchre Church, the site of the Last Supper and other churches commemorating early events of Christianity.
  • Muslim Tour of Jerusalem - explore the sacred and historical lslamic sites in Jerusalem with a local, Muslim tour guide. 

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Jerusalem Highlights Tour

Jerusalem the Wailing Wall and the Dome of the Rock Mosque

This is the tour if you want to get an overview of the only city in the world considered holy by three world religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. 

After a breathtaking view from the Mount of Olives, you'll cross the Valley of Kidron. This is where all three religions talk about the Resurrection when the Messiah will descend from the Mt. of Olives and the bones of the deceased will gather for the Last Judgement.

The walking part of the tour explores the walled Old City, beginning at Jaffa Gate. You'll cross the lovely Armenian and Jewish Quarters on the ‎way to  Dung Gate.‎

From there, you'll ascend to the Temple Mount, so called because it was the location where the Jewish Temples of Jerusalem were built and then rebuilt by King Solomon, the prophets, by King Herod and finally destroyed by the Romans.

  • Our first visit on the Mount will be to the Al-Aqsa Mosque where Mohammed rode on his ‎miraculous horse to meet Allah face to face. 
  •  ‎Next you'll visit the Dome of the Rock which is sacred to Muslims and Jews, which contains the Foundation Stone where the world was founded.‎

Regretfully, most of us can only enjoy these beautiful places from the outside only as the ‎entrance to the mosques are only permitted for Muslims.‎

You’ll proceed to 'the Kotel' - the Western Wall of the Jewish Temple.  The Romans incorrectly called it the 'Wailing Wall' but in reality it's a place of ‎hope for Jews and non-Jews alike.‎

You'll continue to explore the Muslim and Christian Quarters of the Old City, culminating at the Via Dolorosa and the Holy Sepulcher Church. 

  • Full Day Tour
  • Pickup / Dropoff at your Tel Aviv or Jerusalem hotel 
  • Prices do not include entrance fees 
  • Three Tour Options:
  • Walking Tour only (no pickup / dropoff) $ 350 up to 3 people, $100 each additional person
  • Tourist Class Car with Guide / Driver  $ 500 
  • Comfort Class Car / Minibus with Guide + Driver $ 650

Book Your Tour HERE


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Underground, Ancient Jerusalem Tour

descending Hezekiah's Tunnel (Siloam Tunnel) betwee Gihon Spring and the Pool of Siloam

This is a unique tour that explores Jerusalem as it was in ancient times.

You'll start at the Jerusalem Archaeological Park and Davidson Center, climbing the original, 2,000 year old steps of Hulda Gate leading to the Temple Mount. There is a captivating virtual reality reconstruction of the temple as it stood before the Romans destroyed it.

Just below are the ruins of a Roman street built by Herod’s son, Antipas. Its storefronts are littered with enormous stones thrown off the Temple Mount when the Romans destroyed the Temple. 

You'll explore the City of David which includes some of the most exciting archeological finds of the ancient Jewish world, including remnants of a building believed to be King David's palace, and the surrounding nobles' villas from 3000 years ago!

You'll walk along Hezekiah's Tunnel leading from Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam to the Temple Mount.

And you'll tour the underground Western Wall Tunnel that includes gigantic stone walls and huge arches from the time the Second Temple was constructed.  

  • Full Day Tour
  • Pickup / Dropoff at your Tel Aviv or Jerusalem hotel 
  • Prices do not include entrance fees
  • Three Tour Options:
  • Walking Tour only (no pickup / dropoff) $ 350 up to 3 people, $100 each additional person
  • Tourist Class Car with Guide / Driver  $ 500 
  • Comfort Class Car / Minibus with Guide + Driver $ 650

Book Your Tour HERE


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Jerusalem Jewish Heritage Tour

the kotel wailing wall western wall jerusalem

This inspirational tour covers the Jewish heritage of Jerusalem, starting in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City which includes the  Wall, in Hebrew - the Kotel, and ending at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum.

You'll start at the Kotel, the holiest place on earth for Jews, the only remnant of the Western Wall of the great Jewish Temple before it was destroyed by the Romans.

You'll continue walking in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City, past the Cardo, Jerusalem's main street 1,500 years ago, the newly rebuilt 'Hurva,' the Destroyed Synagogue, and four restored Sephardic synagogues which operating for hundreds of years, all destroyed in the War of Independence.

The tour continues to the Broad Wall, built by King Hezekiah to protect the western hill of Jerusalem from a Babylonian invasion. You will descend to the Herodian Quarter, which provide a view into the life of wealthy Jewish community living in mansions during the days of the 2nd Temple 2000 years ago

The last leg of the tour is at Yad Vashem, progressing from the rooms displaying the Holocaust and its atrocities, continuing to the armed resistance of the Jews, culminating in an amazing view of modern Jerusalem.

  • Full Day Tour
  • Pickup / Dropoff at your Tel Aviv or Jerusalem hotel 
  • Tourist Class Car with Guide / Driver  $ 500 
  • Comfort Class Car / Minibus with Guide + Driver $ 650
  • Prices do not include entrance fees

Book Your Tour HERE


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Christian Jerusalem and Bethlehem Tour

holy sepulchre church in Jerusalem

This tour takes you from the most sacred place in Christianity where Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem,  to his birthplace in Bethlehem.

You’ll start at the Holy Sepulcher Church where Christians believe Jesus Christ rose from the dead.  The Church itself bears thousands of years of scars from fires, wars and earthquakes, but attracts thousands of pilgrims every day.

After a short, fifteen minute ride to Bethlehem, you'll visit the Church of the Nativity, erected  above the cave where Jesus was born.  The tour continues to the Shepherds' Fields and Rachel's Tomb,  the second most important historical site for Christians in Bethlehem, a site holy to Jews and Muslims as well.

  • Full Day Tour
  • Pickup / Dropoff at your Tel Aviv or Jerusalem hotel 
  • Tourist Class Car with Guide / Driver  $ 600 
  • Prices do not include entrance fees
  • Bring your passport for the (5 minute) border crossing to the Palestinian territories.

Book Your Tour HERE


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Catholic Pilgrimage Tour of Jerusalem

via dolorosa jerusalem

On this Catholic pilgrimage tour of Jerusalem, you will walk along the 14 stations of the Cross of the Via Dolorosa, the Way of Grief, the path where Jesus was led in agony until the crucifixion on Golgotha.  

The first eight stations are in the streets of the Old City, while the last five stations are located in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. After praying and exploring the church, we will visit the Last Supper room on Mount Zion where Jesus had his Last Supper with his disciples.

You will visit the beautiful Dormition Church and descend into the crypt where Mary fell into 'eternal sleep'.  Nearby is the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus was betrayed by Judas and arrested.  This garden's ancient olive trees might have been saplings when Jesus was here. The last stop is the Church of All Nations or the Basilica of the Agony, where Jesus prayed on the night of his arrest.

  • Full Day Tour 
  • Pickup / Dropoff at your Tel Aviv or Jerusalem hotel 
  • Tourist Class Car with Guide / Driver  $ 500 
  • Comfort Class Car / Minibus with Guide + Driver $ 650
  • Prices do not include entrance fees

Book Your Tour HERE


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Protestant Tour of Jerusalem

Old City of Jerusalem dome holy sepulchre church

This Protestant tour of Jerusalem starts with a breathtaking view from the Mount of Olives. It continues with a visit to Dominus Flevit church, 'the Lord's Cry' - where Jesus is believed to have wept over the destruction of Jerusalem forty years later. 

Here we shall see the oldest Judeo-Christian tombs from the 2nd Century AD.

Driving across Resurrection Valley, we'll descend to the Garden of ‎Gethsemane where Jesus was betrayed by Judas and arrested. This garden's ancient olive trees might have been saplings when Jesus was here.  

Next stop is the Church of All Nations or the Basilica of the Agony, where Jesus prayed on the night of his arrest.

The tour continues to the Old City of Jerusalem.

On our way, we'll visit the two most important Protestant ‎Churches of the Old City - Savior's Lutheran Church and the Messianic Church ‎of Emmanuel. ‎

At Mount Zion, we'll visit the Last Supper room where Jesus had his Last ‎Supper with his disciples and just below, the tomb of King David.  ‎ 

We will visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed by many to be the site of ‎the crucifixion and resurrection. Here we shall climb to Golgotha, where Jesus is ‎believed to be crucified. ‎We'll also see the Aedicule, the place many Christians believe is the burial place of Jesus Christ. The Sepulcher Church contains the five last stations of the Way of the Cross, known as the Via Dolorosa.

Outside Damascus Gate, we will visit Garden Tomb, a place which many Protestants consider is the real location of the Crucifixion and Resurrection. 

The last leg of the tour is Yad Vashem, the Jewish Holocaust Museum. The museum presents the unbelievable history of the Holocaust and its atrocities, progressing to the Jewish armed resistance and their desperate fight for freedom, which ultimately led to the creation of the ‎Modern State of Israel.‎ The museum culminates in an amazing view of modern Jerusalem.

  • Full Day Tour
  • Pickup / Dropoff at your Tel Aviv or Jerusalem hotel 
  • Tourist Class Car with Guide / Driver  $ 500 
  • Comfort Class Car / Minibus with Guide + Driver $ 650
  • Prices do not include entrance fees 

Book Your Tour HERE



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Islamic Tour of Al-Quds ‎القدس‎ Jerusalem ‎

view of the Dome of the Rock from the Mount of Olives

The tour starts at the ancient Bab Al Khalil Gate, also ‎known as Jaffa Gate.‎

First step is the Old City of Jerusalem is Haram Ash Sharif ‎الحرم الشريف, also known as the Temple Mount. We will visit the 4 main Islamic sites in Haram Ash Sharif:

  • Al-Aqsa Mosque - Al-Masjid al-'Aqṣā ‎المسجد الاقصى‎ - This silver-capped mosque is the third holiest site in ‎Islam. Its name refers to Muhammad’s Night Journey from ‎Mecca. 

  • Dome of the Rock - Qubbat al-Sakhrah: ‎قبة الصخرة‎  ‎- this most famous landmark of Jerusalem contains the Foundation Stone from which Mohammed ascended to heaven on the Night Journey, and from where the world was created and Isaac was nearly sacrificied.
  • Dome of the Chain - Qubbat al-Silsilah ‎قبة السلسلة‎, which marks the exact ‎center of Masjid al-Aqsa.‎
  • Underground Mosque - Marwan-e-Masjid ‎المصلى المرواني‎ for 10,000 ‎worshippers, the largest mosque in the country.

After exploring the Temple Mount area, you will descend to the Muslim Quarter of the Old City to visit:‎

  • the Ancient Mosque of Omar - ‎مسجد عمر بن الخطاب‎ where the great Caliph Omar Ibn al-Khattab once prayed.‎
  • See some of the beautiful Mameluk buildings from the early Middle ages such as  Lady Tonshok Palace – Aqbat E-Taqiya a Ma'a lot Ha-‎Midrasha.

  • Discover the souks (open-air markets) of the Muslim Quarter and the ancient Suq al-Qattanin, the Market of the Cotton Merchants, considered to be one of the most impressive in the entire region.‎

The souk is a good place to buy sweets, souvenirs, or stop for a meal. Just don't forget to haggle.

  • Full Day Tour with a Muslim Tour Guide
  • Pickup / Dropoff at your Tel Aviv or Jerusalem hotel 
  • Tourist Class Car with Guide / Driver  $ 550 
  • Comfort Class Car / Minibus with Guide + Driver $ 700
  • Prices do not include entrance fees 
  • Note that non-Muslims can enter and walk around Haram Ash Sharif and see these beautiful structures from the outside. They are not allowed to enter the mosques or the Dome of the Rock.

Book Your Tour HERE


If you are looking for an organized group tour of Jerusalem, read here about Organized Jerusalem Tours.


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