2023 Trip to Israel

  • For more information, contact the Christian Studies Department.
  • A non-refundable trip deposit of $500 and 5 trip forms are due by no later than October 15, 2022.


Day #
Day of Week
Daily Program
Day 01 SA
May 27
Depart from Atlanta International Airport
Overnight flight to Tel Aviv
Day 02 SU
May 28
Arrival in Tel Aviv airport and transfer to hotel
Dinner and Overnight: Tel Aviv
Day 03 MO
May 29
Israel Independence Museum; Jaffa; Caesarea Maritima + Roman aqueduct; Mount Carmel –
Muhraka; Mount Precipice
Overnight: Nazareth
Day 04 TU
May 30
Nazareth Village; Cana; Sepphoris; Megiddo; Mount Gilboa
Overnight: Tiberias
Day 05 WE
May 31
Korazin; Mount of Beatitudes; Capernaum; Magdala (first century synagogue); Boat ride on
Sea of Galilee; Ancient boat museum
Yardenit (opportunity for baptism) or baptism in Sea of Galilee
Overnight: Tiberias
Day 06 TH
June 1
Tel Dan; Caesarea Philippi (Banias); Golan Heights-Valley of Baca (overlook into Syria) and Mt
Hermon; Kursi
Overnight: Tiberias
Day 07 FR
June 2
Early start 7:15on the bus; Qumran; En Gedi; Masada (cable car); Float in Dead Sea
Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 08 SA
June 3
Herodian; Bethlehem; Three Biblical Valley’s
Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 09 SU
June 4
After breakfast in Jerusalem, returning back to the Judean desert (Genesis Land) for camel
ride and learning about Abraham; Israel Museum; Yad Vashem
Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 10 MO
June 5
Early start 7:15 on the bus; Temple Mount + Stephen's gate; Davidson center;
Western/Wailing wall; Jewish Quarter - Herodian Quarter; City of David
Overnight: Jerusalem
Day 11 TU
June 6
Early start 7:45
Mount of Olives; Dominus Flevit; Garden of Gethsemane; St. Anne's church + Pools of
Bethesda; Ecco Homo; Holy Sepulcher; Garden tomb + communion
Overnight: Dinner and Drive to Tel Aviv for red-eye flight or early morning flight
Day 12 WE
June 7
Flight arrives at Atlanta International Airport in PM

Trip Cost:

$5200 – with 12 to 20 trip participants

$4800 – 21 + trip participants (This cost is based on $1600 for airfare – rate cannot be confirmed until group deposit is delivered to airline)

$750 for Single room supplement

Trip Cost Includes:

Roundtrip airfare between ATL and TLV

Porterage at TLV airport and all hotels (one piece of luggage) 

Daily tips for guide, driver, and hotel staff 

9 overnights at hotels with two persons sharing a double room 

9 full days of sightseeing as per the program itinerary with all entrance fees

English-speaking Messianic Jew tour guide throughout the entire tour

Luxury air-conditioned midi bus or coach (depending on group size)

Israeli buffet breakfasts and dinners at hotels & a $10 daily lunch stipend for Days 3-11

Trip Registration Process:

Deposit and Forms due no later than October 15, 2022 – $500 non-refundable airline and trip deposit, Israel Tour Application, and 4 other trip forms

Payment #2 due no later than January 15, 2023 – $1,500 refundable payment 

Payment #3 due no later than March 30, 2023 – Remaining balance refundable payment

PLEASE NOTE: Payments #2 and #3 are non-refundable after April 30, 2023.

PLEASE NOTE: Deposit and all payments are made payable to “Bryan College”


All lodging will be 3-star hotels according to the Israel Hotel star classification system and would include hotels such as (or similar ones): The Restal and King George Hotels.

Trip Insurance:

Trip Cancellation and Interruption insurance IS REQUIRED AND INCLUDED in the quoted price for this trip (through Travelex Insurance Services). This trip insurance coverage includes: trip cancellation of 100% of trip cost, trip interruption of 150% of trip cost, trip delay, baggage, and personal effects, baggage delay, emergency medical and dental expenses, emergency medical evacuation, AD&D, and travel assistance services. Policy details can be viewed at policy.travelexinsurance.com/315A-1217.

Proof of US Citizenship, Passport, Visa & Minor Children Requirements:

This tour requires a current passport; it is the responsibility of the trip participant to provide positive identification in the form of a passport or other required identification at the time of airport check-in. Entrance to most countries requires your passport to be valid for 6 months after your return date. Names on airline tickets must appear as shown on the passport. Minors traveling with either one parent or no parents must have a certified letter of permission from the parent or parents who is/are not traveling. This letter must be presented at airport check-in.