Day 2: Bethlehem, Ein Karem
The Nativity Church, which was built at the 4th century by St. Helen (the mother of Emperor Constantine), drive to Shepherds Fields, Monastery of St. Theodosius, The Lavra of St. Saba in the desert of Judea (from the 6th century).
Next we arrive in Ein Karem, where we visit the birthplace of John the Baptist, and to the Church of the Visitation.
Overnight in Bethlehem.
Day 3: Jerusalem
We start our day with a panoramic view of the Holy City from the Mount of Olives, then we visit the Chapel of the Ascension and the Church Pater Noster (where Jesus taught the “Our Father” prayer). Next we walk down the hill known as the “Palm Sunday Road” until Dominus Flevit Chapel on the site where Jesus wept over Jerusalem. After, we proceed to the Garden of Gethsemane where we visit the Church of All Nations & the Church of the Tomb of Virgin Mary, Mount Zion (Dormition Abbey "the place where the Virgin Mary fell asleep”), Last Supper Room. We walk through the old city until the Church of the Holy Sepulcher (Golgotha where Jesus was crucified, then the Holy Tomb, & the Stone of Anointing).
Day 4: Jericho, Mount Tabor, Tiberias
We leave Bethlehem in the direction of the Jerusalem Dessert to Jericho, the world’s oldest city, where we visit Qarantal (the Mount of Temptation), the Tree of Zakka, Monastery of St. Gerasimus, then to Jordan river (the place where John the Baptist baptized Jesus). Drive to Galilee, by the way we visit Mount Tabor (Church of Transfiguration), overnight in Tiberias.
Day 5: Galilee Sea and its holy sides, Cana and Nazareth
Mount of Beatitudes (Matt 5, 6, 7, 8), from there we proceed to Capernaum, then visit Tabgha and the Church of St. Peter’s Primacy, where Jesus appeared after the Resurrection. We continue to Magdala, the birthplace of Mary Magdalene, boat trip on the Galilee sea (40 minutes) & lunch (St Peter fish).
Drive to Cana of Galilee and visit the Church of Cana (the place of the first miracle of Jesus). After that we drive to Nazareth (boyhood home of Jesus), where first we visit the Orthodox Church built over a well with a spring where the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary, then we visit the Church that is built over the remains of the house of the Virgin Mary & St Joseph. Back to Bethlehem and overnight.
Day 6: Mediterranean Sea, Transfer.
Check out from the hotel, Mediterranean Sea 2-3 hours (if we have a time), transfer to Ben-Gurion Airport.