8 Days Group Tour

Day 1   arrival
Pick-up at the airport
Day 2  
Jerusalem +
Mount Zion
6:30    Hotel Pick-up in Jerusalem/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 Archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount.
The Western Wall. (prepare a written prayer to be inserted on the wall)
The Temple Mount   
* The Dome of the Rock   
* The Al Aqsa Mosque
Note: The Temple Mount is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Muslim holidays
The Lions’ Gate overlooking the Mount of Olives
The Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man. (if open)
The Via Dolorosa; The way of the cross.
The Lithostratus (the stone pavement)  
*** Lunch break
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.
The Armenian Quarter
Mount Zion
The Dormition Abbey
The Last Supper Room
The Tomb of King David
Peter in Galicantu – where Peter denied Jesus 3 times
Travel to the hotel  
Day 3  
Mount of Olives + Bethlehem
6:30Hotel pick-up
Travel to Mount of Olives
The Church of Ascension
Pater Noster
The Mount of Olives lookout to Jerusalem
Dominos Flevit
The Garden of Gethsemane
The Church of all Nations
The Tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus (optional)
Travel to Bethlehem
The Shepherd’s Field
The Nativity Church  
* The star of Bethlehem  
* The manger  
The tomb of the innocents (if open)
The manger square
The Milk Grotto
The “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking
Travel to the hotel
Day 4
Dead Sea +
Jericho +
Jordan River +
Jordan Valley      
6:30Pick-up from hotel
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”.
Travel to Jericho.
Lunch in Jericho.
See the ruins of the walls of the old city of Jericho.
The Mount of Temptation lookout.
Ride a cable car to the top of Mount of Temptation
Hike 15 mins to the Greek Orthodox Monastery of Qarantal.
*** Option to ride on a camel.
See the Sycamore tree that Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus.
Travel to Qaser El Yahud the baptismal site in the Jordan River.
Travel to Tiberias
Day 5
Sea of Galilee
Areas + Tiberias + Yardenit, the
Baptismal site      
6:30Pick-up from hotel in Tiberias
Tour the Sea of Galilee areas
Capernaum – the town of Jesus   
* The house of St. Peter the disciple   
* The ruins of the White Synagogue   
* The Seashores of the Sea of Galilee
The Mount of Beatitudes
The Primacy of St. Peter
Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves.
*** Lunch in a Restaurant overlooking the Sea of Galilee.
Magdala – the Synagogue from the time of Jesus.
Sail on the Sea of Galilee Tiberias
Tsemach Beach – Swim on the sweet water of the Sea of Galilee. (only during summer)
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site. (option to do baptism)
Travel to the hotel in Tiberias
Day 6
Mount Tabor +
Nazareth + Cana + Mount Carmel    
6:30Travel to Mount Tabor
The Church of Transfiguration
* The Chapel of Jesus
* The Chapel of Elijah
* The Chapel of Moses
Travel to Cana.
The Wedding in Cana Church where Jesus turned the water into wine.
Travel to Nazareth
The Basilica of the Annunciation.
Visit the well in Nazareth
Travel to Carmel Mountain
Visit Dier Al-Mukhraqa Carmelite Monastery (optional)
Travel to Tel-aviv
Day 7  
Jaffa + Caesarea +
6:30Hotel pick-up  in Tel-aviv
Tour Old city of Jaffa associated with Jonah and the whale.
Jaffa – the city built by Japheth, son of Noah.
The Andromeda rocks
The Statue of faith of the 3 fathers; Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
The hanging citrus tree.
The House of Simon the Tanner.
Port of Jaffa. 
Walk along the seashores of the Mediterranean Seashores.
Visit the famous land mark of Tel-aviv, the Azrieli Center.
Travel to Caesarea, the city built by King Herod
*** Caesarea Aqueduct
*** Caesarea National Park
Travel to Haifa
The German Colony
The Bahai Gardens Lookout
The Stella Maris Monastery
Travel to Tel-aviv
Day 8
Lower Judea
Hills + Soreq
Cave + Ein Kerem
+ City of David
 Hotel pick-up  in Tel-aviv
Travel to the Lower Judea Hills
Valley of Elah lookout
*** Valley of Elah – where David fought Goliath
Soreq Cave – Stalactite and Stalagmite formations
Ein Kerem Church of the Visitation
Travel to Jerusalem.
Tour the City of David.
The Archaeological site, Area “G”.
Walk the King Hezekiah tunnel with the water flowing from the Gihon Spring.
The Pool of Siloam
Travel to the hotel or to the airport.
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