TIBERIAS 7:00 AM THURSDAY, MARCH 9
- Today, cross the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum, center of Jesus’ Ministry in the Galilee.
- Visit the ruins of the Second Century Synagogue.
- Continue to Tabgha, site of the Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes.
- Then on to the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus preached the famous Sermon on the Mount and chose the Twelve Apostles.
- Return to Tiberias for the night. 4:00 PM
FRIDAY, MARCH 10 TIBERIAS/CANA/NAZARETH/JERUSALEM
- Depart today via Tabgha and Magdala to Cana, site of Jesus’ first miracle of turning water into wine.
- Proceed to Mt. Tabor, traditional site of the Transfiguration.
- Continue to Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus. Here you will visit the Church of the Annunciation and the winding streets of the old city.
- Proceed via the Jordan Valley and Beit Shean to Jerusalem
- Hotel. Leonardo Club Hotes–Tiberias
SATURDAY, MARCH 11 Grand Court Hotel
- This morning proceed on a walking tour of the Old City of Jerusalem. Enter St. Stephen’s Gate. Visit St. Anne’s Church and the Pool of Bethesda where Jesus healed the crippled man.
- Continue to the Temple Area. See the Dome of the Rock, the El Aqsa Mosque and the Wailing Wall. Exit via the Dung Gate to St. Peter’s in Gallicantu.
- View the Valley of Gehenna and the Pool of Siloam.
- This afternoon enter Herod’s Gate to the Roman Praetorium, beneath the Sisters of Zion Convent, and the Ecce Homo Arch.
- Follow in the footsteps of Jesus as you walk the Via Dolorosa, the traditional way of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
- Leave the Old City through the Damascus Gate.
TUESDAY, MARCH 14
Late morning check out from your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure for shopping and exploring the city on your own. Following dinner, transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back to New York. (B,D)
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15 ARRIVE NEW YORK, Flight to Nashville cancelled due to east coast snmow storm, Arrive Nashville 11:20 Am.
Depart Jerusalem 12:00 Midnight arrive New York 7:00 AM
2:20 PM Flight to Nashville Cancelled, Rebooked for 9:30 Flight Arriving Nashville 11:20PM. This was a 49 hour trip home.