In the Steps of Jesus: NPUC Holy Lands Tour 2012

June 17 - June 28, 2012

Concise Tour Itinerary - UPDATED July 21st

Sunday, June 17:
>Overnight flight to Amman, Jordan

Monday, June 18:
>Arrive in Amman, Jordan
>Dinner and Overnight in Amman

Tuesday, June 19:
>Activity: Tour Jarrash, Mt Nebo, Madaba (St. George Church and Map), Karak Castle. Lunch included.
>Dinner and Overnight: Petra
>Hotel: Petra Panorama Hotel

Wednesday, June 20:

>Activity: Full day tour of Petra, including lunch.
>Dinner and Overnight: Petra
>Hotel: Petra Panorama Hotel

Thursday, June 21:
>Activity: Bethany Beyond the Jordan, Mansfa Lunch, Border Crossing
>Dinner and Overnight: Bluebay Netanya.

Friday, June 22:
>Visit Caesarea, Mount Carmel, ancient Sepphoris, and Nazareth Village. 
>Dinner and overnight in Tiberias.

Sabbath, June 23:
>Activity: Sail on the Lake of Galilee from Tiberias to Capernaum, visit Capernaum, the Mount of the Beatitudes, Tabgha (feeding on 5000), Caesarea Philippi, and John the Baptist's Baptismal site.
>Dinner and Overnight: Tiberias

Sunday, June 24:
>Activity: Israel Museum (Shrine of the Book, Model of Jerusalem) / Herodium / Bethlehem (Visit Church of the Nativity and Shepherd field). Evening Sound & Light Show at the David Citadel.
>Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem
>Hotel: Grand Court

Monday, June 25:
>Activity: Walking tour of Temple Mount/Haram esh-shari (if open). Western Wail Tour, Rabbi Tunnels, Hezekiah tunnel, Jewish Quarter,  Cardo, Pool of Bethasda (Church of St. Ann). Sound & Light Show at David Citadel. 
>Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem
>Hotel: Grand Court

Tuesday, June 26:
>Activity: Walking tour of Temple Mount/Haram esh-shari (if not open on previous day), Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, Via Dolorosa, Russian Church, Church of the Holy Supulchre. Visit the Garden Tomb. 
>Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem
>Hotel: Grand Court

Wednesday, June 27:
>Activity: Visit Masada, the Masada Museum. Drive to the Dead Sea region to float on the Dead Sea, visit ancient Qumran. 
>Dinner and Overnight in Tel Aviv

Thursday, June 28:
>Activity: Early transfer to Tel Aviv airport for our flight home.

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