Jerusalem & Dead Sea Private Tour from Ashdod Port Itinerary

  • Jerusalem Old City 
  • Christian Quarter 
  • Via Dolorosa 
  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Wailing Wall / The Kotel
  • Mount of Olives 
  • Chapel of the Ascension
  • Gethsemane Garden 
  • Mount Zion  
  • Room of the Last Supper
  • Dead Sea 
  • Judean Desert
  • Neve Midbar Dead Sea Beach
  • Jordan Rift Valley
  • Dead Sea beach

Meet with the guide at Ashdod port. Start your private tour from Ashdod port to the holiest of holy cities, the spiritual sanctuary to the 3 great religions of the Western world, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Get a panoramic view of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives – see the Jerusalem new city and the Temple Mount Esplanade of the Jerusalem old city. Travel along the Kidron Valley to view the Garden of Gethsemane and the walls of the city. Stop at Mount Zion to visit King David’s Tomb, the Room of Last Supper. 

Proceed to Jerusalem old city via the Armenian Quarter. Walk through the Jewish & Christian Quarters and enter the Western (Wailing) Wall Square. You can place notes in the Western Wall, refers to the practice of placing slips of paper containing written prayers to God into the cracks of the Western Wall.

Proceed along the Via Dolorosa to visit the Church of Holy Sepulcher, also known as Church of the Resurrection and said to be the place where Jesus is buried. An essential place of pilgrimage for Christians since at least the 4th-Century, whatever your beliefs the atmosphere is mesmerizing.

Leaving Jerusalem, continue to the Dead Sea, or “Sea of Salt.” Located in the Jordan Rift Valley between Jordan and the West Bank, it is the lowest place on earth and its high density of salt makes for a unique experience as you float on the beautiful aquamarine surface. You will stop to relax at one of the beaches on the shores of the Dead Sea and enjoy the opportunity to float, while covering yourself with the mineral rich, therapeutic Dead Sea mud. Take a full benefit from the therapeutic qualities of the natural Dead Sea mud.  Return transfer to Ashdod port after the private tour.

*This itinerary is only a proposal. We can customize this tour according to your request.

Tour stars / Pick up fromAshdod Port
Up to 3 travelers - 4 seater car $990
Up to 6 travelers - 7 seater minivan $1150
Up to 10 travelers - 11 seater minivan $1350
Up to 15 travelers - 16 seater minibus $1650
Available languages All
Availability to book this tour Daily

 Jerusalem & Dead Sea private tour Includes

  • Tour available according to 2024 all ships arrival schedule to Ashdod  Port.
  • COVID-19 SAFETY STANDARDS apply and practice throughout the private tours
  •  Pickup from Ashdod Port coordinated with your ship docking time
  •  Return transfer to your pickup point – Ashdod port  coordinated with your ship departure time
  •  All transfers in A/C vehicles according to the tour itinerary
  • Government licensed Israeli tour guide in English ( or as per your request )
  •  Tour duration – In correlation with ship’s anchoring schedule up to 8-10 hours

  You should know  

  • Tour Duration: up to 10 hours ( each additional hour $40)
  • Important to none: Saturday’s additional $150 applied on regular prices
  • Traveling with children: Baby Seat additional $40  per child
  • Lunch break for 30-40 minutes, including shopping time. Lunch can be purchased on the spot or bring in advance.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. 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. Dress code is smart casual.
  • Recommended for this tour: Comfortable walking shoes, hats, sun screen, swing suite, towels and drinking water.
  • Real time availability – Guaranteed availability for reservations made in advance 
  • One step booking system – Book Now Online
  • Instant payment and reservation request confirmation
  • Final detailed confirmation sent within 72 hours 
  • 24/7 WhatsApp Assistance +972 58 707 66 11

Private Tours – Terms and Conditions – Cancellation policy:

  • Cancellation at any time 10% of the total price is nonrefundable
  • Cancellation less than two months before the arrival day 50% of total price charge will be applied
  • Cancellation less than a month before the arrival day 75% of total price charge will be applied
  • Cancellation less than a week before the arrival day 100% of total price full charge will be applied
  • Cancellation / Reschedule terms are the same
  • Any unused services fully nonrefundable
  • All not mentioned in includes – excluded from the tour

4.9 rating based on 12,345 ratings
Overall rating: 4.9 out of 5 based on 248 reviews.


It was an amazing experience, Enrique our guide was the best! I wen’t with my 4 and 6 year old kids and my wife. It was a great time in holy Land!

Ask for Enrique for your trips in Israel when booking with Compass Travel!

We booked a private tour with Compass Travels for a trip to Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Easy booking process and communication was spot on. But the star of the show was our guide Enrique! It was my best ever guided tour in any country. Enrique was super informative (both for Christians and Non-Christians alike) and extremely entertaining at the same time. His mix of humour and knowledge about the land, the history and just the world in general kept us engaged throughout our 12-hour long tour! I would highly recommend Enrique for any of your trip in Israel and ask Compass travel for Enrique when booking with them.
- Dhiren J

Amazing Experience!

Excellent! Our guide Enrique was knowledgeable and professional! Also Benjamin to assisted in organizing the tour for my large group was very professional and organized. Highly recommended!
- Marlon D

Lo mejor de Israel!

Puntuales, atentos, desde días antes están pendientes de ti y de los horarios. Saúl nos enseñó Jerusalén y nos ayudaba a evitar las colas con picardía y conociendo el recorrido habitual de todos los guías, él sabía como ganar tiempo ordenado la visita a su manera. Nos explicaba con paciencia y conocimiento todo lo que visitábamos. La excursión que realizamos el día 9 de agosto, fue maravillosa, toda ella.
- San H

Breathtaking Jerusalem and Bethlehem done with a 5 star ++ tour

This is 100% hands down the best tour I have ever been on. Travelling all the way from Australia this was literally the highlight of our trip. Avi our tour guide was amazing, welcoming, extremely knowledgeable and showed us all the secret spots on the tour of Jerusalem and Bethlehem that you just wouldn't get on a large bus tour. He treated us to some delicious traditional sesame bread and coffee, which as lovely experience. The vechile was beautiful, luxurious, new, clean with a fantastic A/C. We wanted a tour that delivered all the highlights of Jerusalem plus Bethlehem and this tour delivered that and more. The sights are breathtaking and definitely ticket all the boxes and more. If I could put down more stars I would. You cannot go past this tour, if you want to do the Jerusalem and Bethlehem right.
- Leonie B

The Perfect One Day Tour

Yaniv our guide was wonderful. He was waiting for us to disembark which meant we could start the tour immediately. Yaniv was very thorough with all his knowledge and we really enjoyed learning things we had no knowledge of prior. We like to tour fast and Yaniv adapted the tour to take this into account by showing us places that were not necessarily on the tour booked but ensured we got to experience a full 10 hours of touring. Thank you Yaniv for a fantastic day - it was extremely enjoyable.
- Michelle W

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