June 1-3

June 1
6:00Hotel pick-up 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 Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man. (if open)
The birth place of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
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 (Golgotha).   
* The Tomb of Jesus and the site of the resurrection.
Travel to Bethlehem.
Tour Bethlehem;
The Nativity Church;  
*The star of Bethlehem  
*The Manger  
*The tomb of the innocents (if open)
The Manger Square;
The Milk Grotto (if time permits);
The “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking
Travel to the hotel. 
June 2
6:00Hotel 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
* Option to buy Cana wine and Couples’ ring in Cana
Note: The Cana Church is closed on Sundays
Travel to Tiberias;
Capernaum – the town of Jesus.  
* The white Synagogue  
* The house of Peter the disciple.  
* The Sea of Galilee seashores.
*** Lunch in a Restaurant overlooking the Sea of Galilee.
Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves. Magdala – the town of Mary Magdalene
***option: boat sailing on the Sea of Galilee.
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River.
If time permits, swimming in the Sea of Galilee.
Travel to the hotel in Tel aviv.  
June 3
6:00Hotel pick-up in Tel-aviv
Travel to Jerusalem
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) 
Walk 7 mins down to the slopes of Mount of Olives.
The Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus.
Option: quick visit to the tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Travel to 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 (60 shekels per head)
Enter the Greek Orthodox Church of Qarantal – if open
*** Option to ride on a camel.
Lunch in Jericho.
See the Sycamore tree that Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus.
Travel to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth via the Judean Desert.
Float on the Dead Sea @ En Bokek Beach.
Refresh in the Dead Sea Mall.
Note: The Dead Sea Mall is closed on Shabbat.    
Travel back to the hotel  
%d bloggers like this: