Christmas 2013 Holy Land Tour
On December 22 our Christmas tour groups arrived in the Holy Land to begin their 8 day experience and were taken straight to Jerusalem. The next day was spent visiting sites in Jerusalem like Church of Dominus Flevit, the Pater Noster Church, the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of All Nations.
After relaxing during the morning on Christmas eve they drove to Bethlehem to participate in the Christmas celebrations and Midnight Mass in Manger Square before going back to their hotel in Jerusalem.
Christmas morning found the groups touring the Old City of Jerusalem visiting the Via Dolorosa and following the Stations of the Cross, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Western Wall. They also toured the Hall of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey.
The next four days were spent traveling around Israel visiting Jericho and The Dead Sea before driving north to the Sea of Galilee region to visit sites that included including Tiberias, Capernaum, Mount Tabor, Yardenit baptism site, Nazareth and Caesarea.