June 12-15

June 12 Friday6:00    Hotel pick-up in Tel-aviv
Travel to Nazareth – the Church of the Annunciation.
Cana – The Wedding in Cana Church where Jesus turned the water into wine.
* Option to renew wedding vows in the church (by appointment).
Note: The Cana Church is closed on Sundays
Travel to Tiberias;
Capernaum – the town of Jesus  
* The white Synagogue  
* The seashores of the Sea of Galilee  
* The Archaeological site.  
* The house of St. Peter.
*** Lunch at a Restaurant overlooking the Sea of Galilee.
Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves.
*** Option: sail on the Sea of Galilee for additional charges
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site in the Jordan River.  
* option to do baptism (by request)
Option: Swimming in the Sea of Galilee
Travel back to Tel-aviv.  
June 13 Saturday6:00    Hotel pick-up.
Travel to Mount of Olives
The Church of Ascension – where Jesus ascended into heaven
The Mount of Olives lookout to Jerusalem
Dominos Flevit – where Jesus wept
The Garden in Gethsemane – where Judas betrayed Jesus
The Church of all Nations
Option: quick visit to the tomb of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
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.  
June 14 Sunday        6:00      Hotel 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 Mediterranean Seashores.
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 Monastery 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  
June 15 Monday Hotel 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 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 Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man. (if open)
The Via Dolorosa; The way of the cross.
*** 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
Travel back to Tel-aviv  
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