|January 22 Sunday JERUSALEM Tour||6:00||Hotel Pick-up.|
The “I Love Jerusalem” sign for quick picture taking.
The Great Wall of Jerusalem.
The Jaffa Gate.
The King David Citadel.
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 Jewish Quarter.
The Broad Wall of King Hezekiah
The Hurva Synagogue and the Golden Menorah.
The Temple Mount Lookout.
The Western Wall.
The archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount
The Temple Mount
* The Dome of the Rock.
* The Al Aqsa Mosque.
The Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man. (if open)
The Via Dolorosa; The way of the cross.
The Muslim Quarter
The Cardo from the Byzantine Period.
The Hurva Synagogue
The Golden Menorah
The Dormition Abbey
The Last Supper Room
The Tomb of King David
The Armenian Quarter
Travel to the Hotel in Tel-aviv/Jerusalem
|January 23 Sunday |
Tel-aviv + Bethlehem Tour
|6:00||Hotel pick-up |
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 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 Tel-aviv.
|January 24 Tuesday Nazareth + Cana + Sea of Galilee areas||6:00||Hotel pick-up in Tel-aviv. |
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)
Travel to Tiberias;
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. (boat sailing = 100 shekels per head)
*** Option: to buy a diamond at the Galilee Diamond Center
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River.
Travel to the hotel in Tel aviv.
|January 25 Wednesday Jericho + Jordan River + Dead Sea Tour||6:00||Hotel pick-up. |
Travel to the Dead Sea via the Judea desert.
Picture taking at the giant “DEAD SEA” sign.
Float on the Dead Sea @ En Bokek Beach (might be too cold).
Refresh at “The Dead Sea Mall”.
Travel to the Jordan River
Qaser El Yahud the baptismal site in the Jordan River.
Travel to Jericho.
See the Sycamore tree that Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus.
Lunch in Jericho.
See the ruins of the walls of the old city of Jericho. The Mount of Temptation lookout.
*** Option to ride a cable car to the top of Mount of Temptation (60 shekels per head)
*** Option to ride on a camel.
Travel back to the hotel