Begin your Jerusalem experience on the Mount of Olives, with its panoramic view of the Old City and its ancient Jewish cemetery. Then, it’s time to begin your tour of the Old City. Start with the Ramparts Walk – a walkway atop the Old City walls offers a unique panoramic view of the Old City and its surroundings and is a shutterbug’s delight. (Entry points: Citadel moat, Jaffa and Damascus Gates).
Continue to the Western Wall, Judaism’s most sacred site. See Bar Mitzvahs (on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays). While at the Western Wall, arrange your schedule to join a public tour of the Western Wall Tunnels by enquiring at the Western Wall Heritage Foundation
Then, it’s time to discover the rebuilt Jewish Quarter including the old Sephardic synagogues, the Cardo, the Broad Wall, the Burnt House with its captivating audiovisual presentation, the Herodian Mansions, and more.
Wander the Old City markets, steeping yourself in its sights, sounds and aromas, and try your hand at hunting and bargaining for treasures.
On Mount Zion, visit King David’s Tomb, a site of Jewish pilgrimage since the Middle Ages.
Overnight: in Jerusalem