Oct. 6-8

Oct. 6 Thurs.  5:50 a.m.    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 Christian Quarter.
The Jewish Quarter
The Golden Menorah and the Hurva Synagogue
The Broad Wall from King Hezekiah.
The Cardo from the Byzantine Period
The Temple Mount Lookout
The Archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount.
The Western Wall (prepare a written prayer, insert it in the cracks in the Western Wall)
The Temple Mount   
* The Dome of the Rock (the Golden Dome)   
* The Al Aqsa Mosque
The Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man.
The Via Dolorosa, the way of the cross.
The Holy Sepulchre Church:
* The site of the crucifixion and death of Jesus.
* The Tomb of Jesus and the site of the resurrection.
*** Lunch in Jerusalem
Travel to Bethlehem.
Tour Bethlehem
The Shepherds’ Field
The Nativity Church
* The star of Bethlehem
* The manger
* The tomb of the innocents (if open)
*** option: visit the milk grotto
Quick stop at the “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking. Travel back to Tel-aviv  
Oct. 7 Friday  5:50 a.m.Pick-up from the hotel
Travel to Jerusalem via train
Travel to the Dead Sea via the Judea desert.
Float on the Dead Sea @ En Bokek Beach.
Refresh at “The Dead Sea Mall”.
Travel to Q’ser El-Yahud the Baptismal site.
Travel to Jericho.
See the Sycamore tree in Jericho that Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus. See the Mount of Temptation.
Option to ride the cable car to the top of Mount of Temptation (60 shekels per head)
Travel to Tel-aviv.    
Oct. 8 Saturday  6:30 a.m.Pick- up from the hotel in Tel-aviv
Travel to Nazareth.
Visit the Basilica of the Annunciation
Travel to Cana
Visit the Wedding church in Cana (can renew marriage vow)
Travel to Tiberias;
Capernaum – the town of Jesus   
* The house of Peter the disciple   
* The Sea of Galilee Seashores   
* The white Synagogue Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves.
*** Lunch in Tsemach Mall (KFC).
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site.
Tsemach Beach – Swim on the sweet water of the Sea of Galilee. Travel to Tel-aviv.  
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