MyTripJournal Travel Blogs
We arrive in Israel on Friday, March 4th and travel to various religious sites across the country for 8 days, returning home on Sunday, March 13th. Have mass every day at a famous site.
Mar 3, 2016 - Depart Detroit for Toronto. Depart Toronto for overnight flight to Tel Aviv, arriving at 10:15am Friday Morning
Mar 4, 2016 - Arrival in Tel Aviv. Bus Trip to Jaffa City. Back to hotel late in day for dinner and leisure. Hotel Metropolitan:
Mar 5, 2016 - Travel North to Caesarea, onto Mount Carmel, then to Tiberia (by the Sea of Galilee)
Mar 6, 2016 - Drive to Sea of Galilee, enjoy a boat ride. Visit Tabgha, then Capernaum, finally mass at the church of Mr. Beatitudes. Back to hotel.
Mar 7, 2016 - Off to the Jezreel Valley and jeep up to Mt. Tabor. On to Nazareth, then to Cana (maybe some wine?) and back to hotel.
Mar 8, 2016 - Drive down along the River Jordan with a few historical stops. Drive along the Dead Sea to Ein Bokek.
Hotel: Leonardo Privilege Hotel Dead Sea, ( do a Google for the link, it's too long)
Mar 9, 2016 - Drive to Masada and take a cable car to top of the mountain. Afternoon on our own.
Mar 10, 2016 - Drive to Jerusalem. Visit the Upper Room (Pentecost site) and sites in the Old City- the Western Wall and Temple Mount.
St. George Hotel
Mar 11, 2016 - All day around Jerusalem: Mount Olives, Ascension Mosque, Palm Sunday Road, Garden of Gethsemane, the Via Dolorosa and the Holy Sepulcher
Mar 12, 2016 - Off to Bethlehem and Manger Square, Shepherd's Field and the Tomb of Lazarus. Afternoon free
Mar 13, 2016 - Good Bye to Jerusalem and head to Tel Aviv to catch a plane home.