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In the Bible, the name of the shale (הַשְּׁפֵלָה) (Shfela - Biblical, Jewish foothills) is translated from Hebrew as a lowland and implies one of the parts of the Holy Land lying between the mountain ridge in the east and the coastal strip in the west. Practical is the western foothills of the Judean Mountains. Historically there are important and important cities described in the Bible: Soho, Odollam, Maresha and Lahish. Here were important events described in the chapters of Genesis, 1 and 2 Kings and Joshua. Here the battle of David and Goliath took place, as well as the destruction of the ancient city of Lahisa by the Assyrian king Sanherib in 701 BC. It is interesting to travel in time, when the same places were occupied by various conquerors who left traces of their civilization here. During the tour, we have to see and consider all this.
The excursion begins at the place of accommodation of the tourists in Jerusalem (the address and time of the excursion beginning is indicated in advance by the guide). On the tour you need to have comfortable shoes, drinking water and a hat from the sun. Clothes should be like when visiting temples (men should not visit temples in shorts, women should have clothes with closed shoulders, do not have a neckline, short skirts and shorts, you can wear trousers). At the request of tourists to the tour, you can add a visit to the city of Bethlehem. To cross the border post between Jerusalem and Bethlehem, tourists need to have a passport with them.
The price for all participants in the excursion on our car with a departure from Jerusalem is $ 400 (with the number of up to 6 people in the car), and $ 600 (with the number of participants from 7 to 15 people).
When you leave for a tour from Tel Aviv and its environs on our car, the price for up to 6 people is $ 550, and from 7 to 15 people - $ 800.
If the tourists have a rented car, the price is $ 300 for all participants of the excursion, provided that the excursion begins in Jerusalem.
We wish you a pleasant stay and an exciting journey and pilgrimage!
Prices are quoted in USD
The price does not include the cost of paid entries along the route.
The tour starts from Jerusalem.
In case of accommodation of participants of excursion in Tel Aviv and its vicinities or in other cities of Israel, we can help to get to Jerusalem by public transport.
There is a possibility of delivery on excursions and back on our transport from the area of Tel Aviv and its environs and the Dead Sea for an additional fee.
The program provides an overview of the main attractions.
The program takes into account the wishes of the excursion.
A detailed program, taking into account the wishes of the excursionist, is made after consent to the cost of the services.
The tour is accompanied by Tour guide Pavel Platonov.
(Licenses of chartered guides of the Ministry of Tourism of the State of Israel No. 10103).
You can order the tour by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
And also by calling: + 972-545-336-297 (Wats up / Viber), (in Israel: 054-5336-297)
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