Nablus, Sebastia and Mount Gerizim Private Day Tour


Visit the old city of Nablus on a private tour from Bethlehem. Walk in the narrow alleys and bazaars of Nablus, eat knafeh (a Palestinian dessert), visit the Biblical site of Jacob’s well, explore Mount Gerizim with the Samaritan museum and the archeological site. You will also drive to Sebastia, a town of great antiquity once known as Samaria and home to Roman-era ruins

Pay a 30% deposit per item

Duration: 8 hours (Approx.)     |     Offered in: English


Meet your guide in Bethlehem to begin your full-day private tour heading north to explore the old city of Nablus and its streets, it’s the second largest city in the West Bank and one of the oldest city that contains an extensive archaeological site with many Canaanites, Israelites, Philistine, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic, Ottoman and Crusaders remains. Discover the Church of Jacob’s Well which is mentioned in Koran, Bible, and Torah.

Walk in the narrow alleys and bazaars of the old city of Nablus and stop by a place specialising in Knafeh which is considered one of the most popular local Palestinian desserts and watch how the traditional sweet dish is made before indulging in a sample for yourself! Another stop by an Olive Oil Soap factory and learn about the olive oil-producing process.

In the afternoon, visit Mount Gerizim, where you can see the Samaritan community as well as discovering a Samaritan museum and archaeological site that displays ancient history since the Bronze Age that traces their roots back to Abraham.

Afterwards, visit Sebastia archeological site where you can see many impressive Roman remains including a Byzantine basilica.

At the end of your tour, drive you back to Bethlehem where your tour ends by dropping you off at your hotel or Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint to cross to Jerusalem.

What's Included


Private tour

Eat Knafeh (Palestinian traditional sweet)

Pickup and drop off at Checkpoint 300 or Bethlehem hotel

Hotel pick up and drop off outside of Bethlehem

Entrance fees to Mount Gerizim Archaeological Site / Samaritan Museum /

Gratuities (optional)


Departure & Return

Departure Point

You’ll make your own way to Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint (crossing point between Bethlehem and Jerusalem) where your guide will meet you after you cross to Bethlehem side.

 Meeting point at Bethlehem 300 Checkpoint.
Check How to get from Jerusalem to Bethlehem
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Departure Time

8:00 am


Return Details

Returns to the original departure point.

Additional Info

  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel your tour within (10 days) prior to the date of the tour, the deposit amount is non-refundable.
  • If you cancel your tour before (11 days or more) prior to the date of the tour, a full refund of the deposit will apply.
  • If you cancel a requested multi-day tour at any time, the deposit amount will be non-refundable.
  • If you cancel a requested customized tour that requires arranging/booking any non-recoverable out-of-pocket costs incurred on your behalf such as booking a separate driver, car rentals, admissions, hotel reservations, tickets etc. in less than (10 days) prior to the date of the tour, the amount for any non-recoverable out-of-pocket costs will be non-refundable in addition to the deposit amount.


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