Start the day with a magnificent overview of Jerusalem and the Judean desert from Mount Scopus, near the Hebrew University campus. Drive to the Old City. Visit the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion; walk along the Cardo, the ancient Roman road; view the remains of the wall of Jerusalem from the First Temple period. Visit the Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall — the Kotel and join the Bar-Mitzvah ceremonies.
Visit the Davidson Center and tour the southern wall excavations. Stop for a visit to Ammunition Hill, a former Jordanian Army stronghold, now converted into a national memorial site and museum.
Drive to the military cemetery at Mount Herzl and Yad Vashem, a memorial to the Holocaust.
Return to point of departure.
NOTE: Modest dress (no shorts or sleeveless shirts) and head covering are required for visiting holy sites.