In the Steps of Jesus: NPUC Holy Lands Tour 2012

June 6 - June 17, 2012

Concise Tour Itinerary

Wednesday, June 6:
>Overnight flight to Tel Aviv, Israel

Thursday, June 7:
>Arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel
>Dinner and Overnight in Tel Aviv
>Hotel: Grand Beach

Friday, June 8:
>Activity: Tour Caesarea, Mukraka (Mount Carme), ancient Sepphoris, and, Nazareth Village.
>Dinner and Overnight: Tiberias
>Hotel: Ohalo Hotel (tamar wing)

Sabbath, June 9:
>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
>Hotel: Ohalo Hotel (tamar wing)

Sunday, June 10:
>Activity: Cross to Jordan, Tour Jarash, Mt Nebo, Madaba Church, and drive to Petra. Lunch included.
>Dinner and Overnight: Petra
>Hotel: Petra Panorama Hotel

Monday, June 11:
>Activity: Full day tour of Petra, including lunch.
>Dinner and Overnight: Petra
>Hotel: Petra Panorama Hotel

Tuesday, June 12:
>Activity: Return to Israel via the Allenby Bridge. Visit Masada, including the Masada Museum. Drive to the Dead Sea region to float on the Dead Sea, visit ancient Qumran.
>Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem
>Hotel: Grand Court

Wednesday, June 13:
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

Thursday, June 14:
>Activity: Walking tour to the Old City of Jerusalem, including the 
Temple Mount, Haram esh-sharif, Rabbi Tunnels, Hezekiah Tunnel, Jewish Quarter, Cardo, Pool of Bethasda. 
>Dinner and Overnight in Jerusalem
>Hotel: Grand Court

Friday, June 15:
>Activity: Walking tour of Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu, ViaDolorosa, Russian Church, Church of the Holy Supulchre. Visit the Garden Tomb. Welcome in Sabbath at Western Wail on Friday night, Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem at Grand Court Hotel.

Sabbath, June 16:
>Sabbath service and free day in Jerusalem. 
Dinner and overnight in Tel Aviv at the Grand Beach Hotel.

Sunday, June 17:
>Activity: Early transfer to airport for our flight home.

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