|Day 1||6:30||Hotel pick-up or meet at designated pick-up point in Tel-aviv. |
Travel to Jerusalem.
The “I Love Jerusalem” sign for quick picture taking.
The Great Wall of Jerusalem
The Jaffa Gate.
The King David Citadel.
The Jewish Quarter The Broad wall from King Hezekiah
The Hurva Synagogue and the Golden Menorah
The Temple Mount Lookout
The Western Wall. (prepare a written prayer to be inserted on the wall)
The Archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount.
The Via Dolorosa; The way of the cross.
The Holy Sepulchre Church: The holiest site in Christianity
* The site of the crucifixion and death of Jesus.
* The Tomb of Jesus and the site of the resurrection.
Travel to Bethlehem
*** Lunch break
The Nativity Church
* The star of Bethlehem
* The manger
The tomb of the innocents (if open)
The manger square
The “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking
Travel to the hotel
|Day 2||6:30||Hotel pick-up in Tel-aviv (not Jerusalem). |
Travel to Nazareth – the Church of the Annunciation.
Travel to Cana.
The Wedding in Cana Church where Jesus turned the water into wine. *** Option to renew wedding vow for couples; by appointment
Note: The Cana Church is closed on Sundays
Travel to the Lower Galilee;
Capernaum – the town of Jesus.
* The white Synagogue
* The house of Peter the disciple.
* The Sea of Galilee seashores.
*** Lunch at St. Peter’s Restaurant overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves. Magdala – the Synagogue from the time of Jesus. (optional)
***option: boat sailing on the Sea of Galilee for additional charges.
*** Swimming in the Sea of Galilee is not advisable in December – May as the water is too cold.
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River.
* option to do baptism (by request)
Travel to the hotel in Tel aviv.
|Day 3||6:30||Hotel pick-up or meet at designated pick-up point in Tel-aviv|
Travel to the Temple Mount
* The Dome of the Rock or the Golden Dome
* The Al Aqsa Mosque
Note: the Temple Mount is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Muslim holidays.
The Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus
Option: visit the tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Travel to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth via the Judea desert. Picture taking at the giant “DEAD SEA” sign.
Float on the Dead Sea @ En Bokek Beach.
Refresh at “The Dead Sea Mall”.
Note: The Dead Sea Mall is closed on Shabbat.
Travel back to the hotel