After an overview of Jerusalem, see the Church of All Nations in the Garden of Gethsemane and view the monumental burial tombs while driving along the Kidron Valley, we will walk along the Byzantine Cardo, in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. From the Western Wall (Kotel), we will follow the Via Dolorosa, the Stations of the Cross, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. End with a visit to Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum, and a brief tour of the New City of Jerusalem.
We start with an overview of Jerusalem and then walk along the Byzantine Cardo, in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. From the Western Wall (Kotel), we will follow the Via Dolorosa, the Stations of the Cross, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. After enjoying the bazaar of the Christian and Moslem quarters we continue to Bethlehem. In Bethlehem visit the Church of Nativity and overlook the Shepherd's Field.
Start with an overview of Jerusalem looking down at the Old City and the Temple Mount. See Mount of Olives , the Garden of Gethsemane and the monumental burial tombs while driving along the Kidron Valley.Transfer drive through the Judean desert, passing Jericho, to the northern coast of the Dead Sea to swim and float in the mineral rich waters and enjoy a mud bath.
Descend through the Judean desert to Jericho, oldest city in the world. Passing the Inn of the Good Samaritan and the "Sea level marker". At Jericho, see the ancient tel, Mt. Temptation and the sycamore Zachaeus climbed. In Bethlehem visit the Church of Nativity, the Catholic church of St. Catherine, the Greek church and Shepherd's Fields.
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After a panoramic overview of Jerusalem we will walk along the Byzantine Cardo, in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. From the Kotel - the Western Wall, we will follow the Via Dolorosa, the Stations of the Cross, ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
In Bethlehem visit the Church of the Nativity, St. Catherine and Shepherds Fields.
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After visiting the place of the Ascension and Pater Noster, we do an overview of Jerusalem from the top of Mount Olives and begin our descent, stopping at Dominus Flevit and ending at the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations. Enter the Old City through the Lion’s Gate and see the Pools of Bethesda and the Church of St. Anne.
Feel and look ten years younger after covering your body with black mud enjoy a therapeutic swim in the Dead Sea where, even if you can’t swim, you can float!
Start with a view of Jerusalem and then visit King David’s tomb and the Room of the Last Supper. Enter the Old City through the Zion Gate and visit the restored Sephardi synagogues, the Byzantine Cardo in the Jewish Quarter. Proceed to the Western Wall (Kotel), and then exit the Old City through the Dung Gate and tour the excavations of the City of David.
Pass the Inn of the Good Samaritan on the descent through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea. Ascend Masada by cable car and see the remains of the Herodian fortress where the Zealots were overcome by the Romans in 73 CE. Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of a mud bath and a swim in the Dead Sea. On the return journey view the oasis of Ein Gedi, the caves at Qumran in which the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered and Jericho, the oldest city in the world.
Drive north along the coastal road, on route stop at overlook of Megiddo. Drive through the Jordan Valley, stop at the Baptismal site on the Jordan River. Ascend to the Golan Heights with an overview from Hammat Gader of the triangular border with Syria, Jordan and Israel. Onwards to the city of Katzrin, the Talmudic capital of the Golan. Visit the ancient sinagogue of Katzrin. Ascend Mt. Bental, overlook Kuneitra Valley and stop at former Syrian fortification. Return to Hotels.
Travel northwards the valley of Armageddon to the Church of Annunciation and St. Joseph in Nazareth. Passing Cana and the Church of the Miracle of the Multiplication visit Capernaum, at the foot of Mount Beatitudes. Continue past Tiberias to Yardenit where there is the possibility of a baptismal service for participants. Pass Mount Tabor on the return journey.