Explore History

Are ancient sites and ruins what makes you get on a plane and tour the world? Well then, Palestine is the place for you. Palestinian cities are full of historic sites that can leave you in awe for the entire trip. We help our customers by presenting them with the different sites in all of the cities and then tailoring their tours as they please. 

Jerusalem

Defined as the cradle of Abrahamic religions, Jerusalem is a city that has been captured and recaptured 44 times throughout its unique history. A tour in this ancient Biblical city will simply unravel pages of timeless history and culture seldom seen elsewhere in the world. Our aim is to manage your tour so that you don’t miss out on Jerusalem’s wonderful story. 

  • Al Aqsa Mosque
    The third holiest site in Islam and is located in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City. 
  • The Dome of the Rock
    The Golden Dome that Dominates Jerusalem’s skyline. In Islam, it is the site where Prophet Mohammad’s ascended to heaven after his miraculous one-night journey from Mecca.
  • The Church of the Holy Sepulcher
    The holiest site in Christendom where Jesus Christ was crucified, buried and resurrected.
  • Garden of Gethsemane
    A beautiful popular site for meditation and prayer for Christians. 
  • Via Dolorosa
    The infamous route where Christ carried the cross from the Roman fortress to the site of his crucifixion. This is the route thousands of pilgrims flock during the holy week. 
  • Mount of Olives
    This emblematic hill boasts a view of the Old City in addition to a wonderful panoramic vista that extends towards the Dead Sea.
  • Church of all Nations
    A colorful church whose gardens are filled with some of the world’s oldest olive trees. It is believed that Christ spent his last night there.
  • The Kidron Valley and the Tomb of Virgin Mary
    The Kirdon Valley is known for its rock-hewn tombs which date back to over 3 millennia. 
    The Church of the Holy Sepulcher of Saint Mary is believed to have been built over the tomb of the Virgin Mary. 

Bethlehem

With us, you will be able to explore the city of birthplace of Jesus to the fullest. Bethlehem holds considerable historical and religious importance and is filled with a variety of Holy sites that we will be more than happy to help you visit. 

  • Church of the Nativity
    Built where many believe is the exact location where Jesus was born, the Church of the Nativity is one of the three most remarkable churches in Palestine and one of the most important in Christendom.
  • The Grotto of the Nativity
    Also known as the milk Grotto, it is a white marble cavern, believed to have been the site where Virgin Mary nursed Jesus while seeking shelter from Herod’s soldiers. 
  • Saint Theodosius Monastery
    The Monastery houses a cave of white walls where it is believed Saint Theodosius is buried
  • Mar Saba Monastery
    This Greek Orthodox monastery with its scenic views is a wonder to travelers from all over the world. It maintains an unchanged monastic lifestyle since the times of Constantine, and as part of a that tradition, it does not allow entrance to women. To their consolation, however, women may enter the eponymous Women’s Tower near its main entrance.
  • Rachel’s Tomb
    It is an important site for the three Abrahamic Religions as it marks the Tomb of Rachel, Jacob’s Wife. 
  • Solomon’s Pools
    This little gem is a series of pine-hidden pools built since the time of the Hasmoneans and Herod the Great. Tradition has it that it’s attributed to King Solomon who wanted a water reservoir for Temple Mount.
  • Herodion
    The highest peak in the Judean Desert, it is a cone shaped Hill which holds the remains of a huge luxurious palace fortress and citadel built by Herod the Great. The view from the top is spectacular and overlooks the Dead Sea. 
  • King David’s Wells
    According to the Old Testament, this is the site where David’s men broke through a Philistine garrison to bring him water.
  • St. George Monastery
    It is a pilgrimage shrine, in town of al Khader, famous for its annual Feast of Saint George during which a horse dedicated to the patron saint would ride over pilgrims, while allowing its bridles to touch them and ‘cure’ many ailments, particularly mental. In the town, visitors may also enjoy its annual Grape Festival held in each September.
  • Shepherds’ Fields
    Located near the town of Beit Sahour not far from Bethlehem, the site is traditionally believed to have been the place where the angel Gabriel appeared to a group of shepherds to ‘bring them the good tidings’ of Christ’s birth. The field is also the site of a little convent built in the 4th century by St. Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine the Great. It marks the spot where the annunciation took place.

Hebron

The City is not only the industrial powerhouse of Palestine, but also hosts the burial sites of Prophets Abraham, Isaac and Jacob making it of utmost religious significance. And if this city with all its attractions intrigues you and fires up your curiosity, then we will for sure make it part of your program. 

  • The Cave of the Patriarchs | The Ibrahimi Mosque
    Located at the center of the old city, it is an impressive structure dating back to the time of Saladin. Beneath the structure is a series of underground chambers that, according to tradition, contain the tombs of the Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and those of their wives.
  • Oak of Ibrahim
    This is this miraculous oak tree estimated to be some 5,000 years old! According to tradition, it marks the site where Abraham pitched his tent to host three angels sent by God. More interesting is the belief that bits of its trunk can bring good luck.
  • Mamre
    An ancient Canaanite cultic shrine dating as far back as 2,600 BC. On the site, there is an ancient well referred to as Abraham’s Well, where Abraham was informed by three angles that his wife, Sarah, was to bear him a son—Jacob.
  • Halhul
    A town Located north of Hebron, it is home to an ancient underground tomb and is believed to be the burial site of prophets. It also offers visitors a most undisputed treasure, countless vineyards that yield to, what many attest, are the best grapes in Palestine.

Jericho

While you’re in Palestine why miss the chance to explore to the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, which is also considered the lowest city on earth. With us, you will get the opportunity to visit this remarkable city and indulge your senses with its oasis fragrance. 

  • The Mount of Temptation
    Perched high above a mountain is this Greek Orthodox monastery, an architectural wonder which hangs off a cliff. According to tradition, this is where Jesus spent 40 days battling Satan’s temptations. The mountain itself offers visitors a stupendous view of the Jordan Valley. On the eastern slopes of the mountain is a series of 40 caves that have been inhabited by monks and hermits since Christianity’s early days.
  • Ancient Jericho
    Tell el-Sultan is considered to be the oldest and lowest town on earth. The ruins of this Neolithic settlement take the form of mud brick round houses surrounded by a wall and a round tower, indicating the earliest preserved fortification system on earth.
  • Hisham’s Palace
    An archeological park that houses the finest examples of Umayyad architecture in Palestine. It offers visitors a rich collection of magnificent well-preserved mosaics and decorative motifs, like the infamous ‘tree of life mosaic’. 
  • The Sycamore Tree
    Found near Jericho’s city center, the sycamore fig tree holds great symbolic significance to Christian pilgrims. According to tradition, Zacchaeus, a chief tax collector, climbed up the tree to see Christ while passing through on his way to Jerusalem. Jesus then called on Zacchaeus to descend from the tree, thus prompting his repentance.
  • Wadi Qelt and St. George’s Monastery
    A remarkable natural wonder, Wadi Qelt is a valley with high sheer rock walls lying halfway between Jerusalem and Jericho. Its numerous fauna and flora prompted authorities to make it a natural preserve—Palestine’s finest. Carved from the surrounding cliff perched above the valley is St. George’s Monastery, a Greek Orthodox complex built between the 5th and 6th centuries AD. Wadi Qelt also cloisters what many believe to be the world’s oldest synagogue.
  • The Good Samaritan Inn
    This old travelers’ stop is a few kilometers southeast of Jerusalem. The site hosts a 16th century Ottoman post built as a safe haven for traveling caravans. In spite of ages, tradition hasn’t changed much as the place continues with its good hospitality: the site is host to a picturesque Bedouin tent where tourists are offered refreshments, as well as a souvenir shops.
  • Prophet Moses
    Nabi Musa is one of the most prominent Islamic sites in Palestine. It is an Islamic shrine, built where many believe lay the burial site of the Prophet Moses. Over the years, the shrine has been enlarged to accommodate pilgrims and visitors alike, and now comprises a colorful mosque with a towering minaret overlooking the impressive Jordan Valley.
  • The Jordan River 
    Running a 251-kilometre course from the mountainous southwest of Syria to its final destination in the Dead Sea, The Jordan is without a doubt the most famous (and to many, the most sacred) body of water in the Middle East. From the time ancient Israelites crossed over into Palestine, to the time Jesus was baptized, up to modern times, this Biblical river is a must stop for pilgrims and visitors alike. Each year, thousands visit the site to be ‘baptized’ again in a solemn ceremony officiated by priests of various Christian denominations.

Ramallah

Described as the most “westernized” city in the West Bank, Ramallah is a charming juxtaposition of that old Middle Eastern charm and the liveliness of modern life. We provide tours in Ramallah that unravel this intriguing contrast and remarkable culture. 

  • Mahmoud Darwish Museum
    Built to house the remains of Palestine’s foremost literary figure and Poet Laureate, Mahmoud Darwish, al-Birwa Park or Mahmoud Darwish Museum, is an epic memorial consecrated to honor him and keep his immense body of work alive for all visitors to admire.
  • The Yaser Arafat Mausoleum
    Highly revered by his people, Yasser Arafat was laid to rest in a sumptuous white marble crypt erected next to the Mukataa, the seat of government of the Palestinian Authority.
  • Prophet Samuel’s Tomb
    This little village holds great importance to Jews, Christians and Muslims. It is built around what many consider the traditional burial site of Prophet Samuel. The tomb itself is located inside a dark cellar within a mosque built upon the ruins of an early Byzantine monastery. The mosque is perched upon a high hill overlooking Jerusalem, offering visitors a breathtaking view of the city and the surrounding Judaean Hills, and far beyond, the Jordan Valley.
  • Al-Bireh
    Often referred to as Ramallah’s twin sister, Al Bireh compensates for Ramallah’s elegant crowdedness by being a largely residential suburb, itself host to many cafes, restaurants, and shops, none however, rivaling the posh and dazzling establishments of its vivacious twin sister.
  • Birzeit
    Every major city has its own college town nearby, and this is Palestine’s most famous. With Birzeit University on its outskirts, the town that gave its name to Palestine’s oldest and most prestigious university is itself host to more than 200 historic buildings. Journey to its well-preserved old town and glimpse at the real essence of traditional Palestinian lifestyle. 
  • Ein Kenya
    For the lovers of nature and the outdoors, this stunning nature reserve just west of Ramallah has a variety of natural springs and unique flora and fauna.  Ein Kenya is considered a perfect place for picnics and hiking.

Nablus

Known for being the ultimate destination for the Arabic sweet, ‘Kunafeh’, Nablus can amaze with much more than food. Our trip Nablus will reveal its status as major commercial and cultural center in Palestine filled with local industries. Nablus is a city of old markets filled with the aroma of local produce and delicious food. 

  • Tell Balata
    Surrounded by springs and favorable weather, Tell Balata is strategically located in a mountain pass between the mountains of Ebal and Gezirim. This interesting gem of the past is a must see for any visitor to Nablus. This ancient 5,000-year-old Canaanite city is said to be in the exact location of Biblical Shechem.
  • Mount Gerizim
    One of the highest peaks in the West Bank, Mount Gerizim is considered a sacred mountain to the Samaritans who, for thousands of years, have held the belief that it was for them to worship God there, and not on Temple Mount. Thousands of people join annually to celebrate the Samaritans’ ceremonial procession, a tradition that has survived for thousands of years.
  • Jacob’s Well
    It is a deep rock-hewn well, where Jacob once dwelt. It is considered a pilgrimage destination that commemorates the encounter of Christ with the Samaritan Woman. Today, Jacob’s Well is cloistered within the complex of an Eastern Greek Orthodox monastery.
  • Joseph’s Tomb
    Venerated by Jews, Samaritans, Christians and Muslims, this sacred site is said to house the remains of Prophet Joseph. An Ottoman building with a white dome situated to the north of Jacob’s Well, the shrine marks Joseph’s tomb.
  • Pigeon’s Well
    Located on the northwestern upper slope of Mount Gerizim, this site offers visitors a spectacular view of the valley bellow. Pigeon’s Well consists of large stones cloistered within an ancient monastery complex with a gate, stable, courtyard, cistern, prayer and meeting rooms.
  • Sebastia
    Sebastia is a tremendous treat for lovers of the old! As old as 10,000 years, the city had been the site of successive conquerors, starting with the Canaanites, Israelites, Assyrians, Hellenes, Romans, Byzantines, and ending with the early Islamic conquests of the 7th century.
  • Old City
    It is a wonderful trip through historic streets that are filled with local vendors selling a variety of produce. We will recommend for you and the best places to buy their famous handicrafts and soups and to try the Arabic sweet Kunafeh. 

Jenin

On our trip you will be charmed by Jenin’s green scenery, surrounded by endless carob and fig groves, palm trees and many more. Jenin’s evergreen beauty is further complimented by overlooking the Biblical Jordan and Jezreel Valleys. Fed by countless springs, the city’s countryside is famous for its agriculture, producing an abundance of fruits and vegetables—sort of Palestine’s ‘food basket.’

  • Burqin: St.George’s Church
    The town of Burqin is said to host what many believe is one of the oldest churches in the world—St. George’s Church or Burqin Church, also known as The Church of the Ten Lepers. According to tradition, it is where Christ was said to have healed ten lepers on his way to Nazareth.
  • Tell Ta’anach
    This ancient Biblical city is believed to have stood invincible before the armies of Joshua.  It’s a huge pear-shaped mound covering some fourteen acres in size.
  • Zababdeh
    Zababdeh was built over the site of a Byzantine village. One of its prominent sites is a beautiful mosaic church, located at the monastery of the Rosary Sisters, built in the 6thcentury. Zababdeh is also known for a Roman-era building named Boubariya.
  • Belameh and the Water Tunnel
    Belameh, or known by its ancient Canaanite name of Ibleam, is a strategically built city dating back to the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages. The city was conquered by Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmose III in the 15th century BC.
  • Tell Dothan
    Tell Dothan is a hill bordered by fertile grasslands and a spring. This is the Biblical site where Joseph had been betrayed by his brothers and sold to Ishmaelite merchants. It is also where Prophet Elysha, successor to the highly revered Elijah, lived.
  • The Forest of Umm ar-Rehan
    Meaning “Mother of Basil,” it is a series of scenic dense forests evoking the romanticism and epic beauty of European and Mediterranean woods. Umm ar-Rehan is the perfect place for nature lovers and anyone who is into bird-watching, especially during the migratory seasons. 
  • Wadi Qana
    With its impressive 11 springs, scenic vales and groves, Wadi Qana is the most beautiful nature reserve in Palestine. It consists of a network of caves that spread over five levels with an entrance at the uppermost level. Some of these caves contain remains from the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods as well as the Early Bronze Age.