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Jerusalem Dead Sea Tour from Sharm El Sheikh by Bus

Tour Itinerary

Time Activity
20:00 am Pick up from your Sharm el Sheikh hotel.
00:00 am Transfer to Taba border.
06:00 am Passing the border.
07:00 am Transfer to Jerusalem
08:00 am Stop at the Dead sea for swimming
09:00 am Arriving Jerusalem
09:30 am Mount of Olives visit
11:00 am Wailing Wall visit
12:00 pm Visit to Via Dolorosa
14:00 pm Lunch in the city
16:00 pm New city exploration
18:00 pm Back to Taba border.
19:00 pm Passing the border
20:00 pm Drive back to Sharm el Sheikh


Transfer from Sharm El Sheikh to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is located on a plateau in the Judean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. The distance between Sharm El Sheikh and Jerusalem is about 571 KM it takes 7 hours by bus.

History of Jerusalem

Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world and is considered holy to the three major Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity and Islam. According to the Biblical tradition, King David established the city as the capital of the united Kingdom of Israel and his son, King Solomon, commissioned the building of the First Temple. Despite having an area of only 0.9 square kilometres (0.35 sq mi), the Old City is home to many sites of seminal religious importance, among them the Temple Mount and its Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Dome of the Rock, the Garden Tomb and al-Aqsa Mosque.

Tour to Dead Sea

Pick up from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh in the early morning, transfer by air conditioned van or bus to Taba border. Crossing the border and meeting your tour-leader who will accompany you until Jerusalem. We will drive along the Arava Valley towards the Dead Sea with a short break at the Dead Sea. Then we ascend to The Holy City of Jerusalem. At Jerusalem your English speaking guide will meet you to introduce you to the city.

Visiting historical places

We start with a panoramic view from The Mount of Olives- a good place for an introduction to the city and its history.

We drive down to the Old City and visit the Wailing Wall, which represents the last remnants of the Jewish Temple, destroyed by the Romans. Usually you can see the various types of Jews who come to worship at this holy place.

Then we continue through the Arab Market Suq to the Via Dolorosa, Jesus Way of Suffering, which leads us to The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where according to the Christian tradition Jesus was crucified and buried.

Then we’ll drive to the New City of Jerusalem along Israel's Government area, taking a look, among others, at the Knesset Building, housing Israel's Parliament.

Transfer from Jerusalem to Sharm El Sheikh

In the evening we will go back to Taba border, will cross the border back to Egypt and drive to Sharm el Sheikh. It may take up to 3 hours to reach the city, so you will be back by 12 midnight or later. .Arrival in Sharm-el-Sheikh and transfer to your hotel.

Date: 2018-12-14
Updated: 2019-07-29

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Yes, it is included. You will visit Bethlehem and Mount Zion during the trip.

Date 12 July 2019

No, the trip doesn't include visit to the dome of the rock.

Date 12 July 2019

The exact pick up time for tour to Jerusalem is advised 1 day before. As a rule we start to pick up guests in the evening between 8 and 8:30 pm.

Date 12 July 2019

No, you do not require full visa of Egypt if you take a tour to Jerusalem, Sinai only stamp is enough.

Date 12 July 2019

Yes, it is safe to travel to Jerusalem at the moment, there is no unrest at the moment either in Israel or in Egypt that can prevent visits to touristic attractions.

Date 12 July 2019

Only for Russian and European citizens visas are included in the tour. African, Kazakhstan, Indian and other citizens have to get visa to Israel in advance in their country. Please consult your embassy before considering the tour.

Date 12 July 2019

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Jerusalem Dead Sea Tour from Sharm El Sheikh by Bus reviews

Our first trip was to Jerusalem and The Dead Sea, it was a long day but very worth it. Jerusalem was fantastic and swimming in the Dead Sea was a once in a lifetime experience. The tour was well organised and on time. We had a few issues crossing the Egyptian-Israeli border but they were soon resolved. My only criticism is that the tour was very 'Jesus' orientated and I would have preferred a more generic historical tour of the city.

AlinaReviewed 15 December 2015

This excursion is an excellent value, BUT you must manage your expectations. Sharm-Club books this excursion for a Jordanian tour company. We were warned in advance by the Sharm-Club representative that there would be delays at the border and we would feel rushed during the trip. It took 4 hours to cross into Israel and 3 hours to get back into Egypt. Because of the long delay at the border, we were rushed in Jerusalem. But, our guide Zuki, was excellent. He knew many of those in authority in the most Holy places and was able to squeeze us in with less waiting than most. He was knowledgeable and took great care of us. You really need 2 days for Jerusalem. I hope to come back again and hire Zuki as a private guide for us.

CharlesReviewed 15 December 2015