Sept. 11-13

Sept. 11 Sunday4:30 amHotel pick-up in Tel-aviv.
Travel to Cana
The Wedding in Cana Church where Jesus turned the water into wine.
7:45 am – prepare for the renewal of the Marriage vow.
8:00 renewal of marriage vow
Travel to Nazareth – the Church of the Annunciation.
Travel to Cana
Travel to Tiberias;
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
*** Lunch   Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves.
The Primacy of St. Peter Church.
Boating in Ginosar
Travel back to the hotel
Sept. 12 Monday4:00pick-up from the hotel in Tel-aviv and/or Jerusalem
Travel to Jerusalem.
Attend the 5:30 am Catholic mass inside the tomb of Jesus in the Holy Sepulchre church.
Tour the Holy Sepulchre Church
Golgotha – the crucifixion site
The stone of Unction
The Western Wall (write your prayers on a piece of paper and you will insert it in the cracks in the Western Wall)
Enter the Temple Mount    
– the Al Aqsa Mosque    
– the Dome of the Rock    
– the ruins from the Second Temple
Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man.
Via Dolorosa – The Stations of the Cross.
Lunch at the Jewish Quarter.
– the Cardo from the Byzantine Period
– The Broad Wall from King Hezekiah
– The Hurva Synagogue and the 7-branched Golden Menorah in the Jewish Quarter
The Lookout to:   
– the Al Aqsa Mosque   
– the Dome of the Rock   
– the Mount of Olives
The Archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount.
The Mount Zion
* The Dormition Abbey
* The Room of the Last Supper
* The Tomb of King David

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 (optional)
The “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking.
Travel back to the hotel
Sept. 13 Tuesday4:00    Pick-up from the hotel in Tel-aviv and/or Jerusalem
Travel to the Dead Sea
Picture taking at the “Dead Sea” sign
Float on the Dead Sea at Ein Bokek Beach.
Refresh in the Dead Sea Mall (if open already).
Travel to Masada.
Ride a cable car to the top of Masada.
Tour the Western Palace of King Herod.
Tour the Northern Palace of King Herod.
Ride a cable car down to the foot of Masada Plateau.
Travel to Qaser El Yahud, the baptismal site in the Jordan River.
Travel to Jericho.
See the Sycamore tree that Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus.
See the ruins of the walls of the old city of Jericho.
Ride the cable car to the top of Mount of Temptation
* option to ride on a camel
Travel back to the hotel
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