Create a Study Tour

If you can teach the Bible in a classroom, sanctuary, lecture hall or living room you can create a Study Tour that will bring the land and lessons of the Bible to life.

We'll equip your church, seminary, nonprofit, or educational institution to design, promote, and lead an in-depth Study Tour for 30 or more people with just 6 to 18 months lead-time.

Churches and Pastors

Schools and Teachers

Seminaries and Professors

How It Works

Our Package + Your Leading = The Best Study Tour

GTI Tours equips you to create your own Study Tour with our full-service, all inclusive Study Tour package. It provides pastors, professors, teachers and tour leaders with turnkey solutions that can be customized to meet the needs of anyone from a first-time tour leader to a seasoned professional.

When you partner with GTI Tours you get our complete Study Tour Package which includes everything below as well as all that we've learned over the last decade working with dozens of ministry partners running hundreds of Study Tours.

What's Included

Study Tour Mentor

This seasoned Study Tour Leader will help you craft your itinerary, teach you best-practices, and answer any questions you have along the way about leading groups or teaching a particular site.

Travel Coordinator

This dedicated travel professional is available around the clock during your study tour ensuring a smooth and pleasant experience for everything from online registration to the final flight home.

Local Guide

GTI partners with the best local guides who understand history, culture, and more importantly, they understand our participants are not simply tourists, they’re people worth educating and investing in.

Customized Itinerary

Create your own itinerary or work with your Study Tour Mentor to customize one of our standard itineraries for Israel, Turkey, Egypt and Greece that facilitates a historical and spiritual teaching narrative.

Israel Pre Trip Curriculum

In partnership with Moody Bible Institute, GTI provides all participants access to an online course that covers foundational concepts that will equip your followers to soak up and retain your teachings in Israel.

Printed Study Guide

This invaluable printed guide features maps, timetables, Bible references for almost every site in Israel allowing your participants to take notes and journal what you have taught and where you have led.

All Expenses Covered

Our all inclusive tours mean you and your participants won’t have to juggle cash and haggle over prices. Your Travel Coordinator and Local Guide have prepaid and pre-tipped everything on your trip.

Online Registration

Just because you're creating a Study Tour doesn't mean you have to handle registration and payments. Our staff and the secure registration site handles all document and payment collections.

Preparation Guide

We have a detailed packing list, travel guide, and frequently asked questions section of the site that keeps your participants informed, prepared, and excited for your Study Tour.

Backpacks and Gear

We take care of everything so your participants can stay focused during your Study Tour, including providing them with a hydration backpack, study guide, flashlight, and passport/ticket carrier.

Online Tour Journal

We facilitate a near real-time audio/video/photo blog for your participants so friends and family can follow along and so you can promote your upcoming study tours to a broader audience.

What Influences the Cost?

A group study tour requires the coordination of hundreds of variables that influence the final per-person cost of a trip. The number of paid participants, number of days, season of travel, hotel selection, and distance from an international hub are just a few of variables that factor into the final cost. Your Study Tour Mentor can work with you to identify any cost saving options while ensuring your Study Tour provides participants a life-changing encounter with the land and lessons of the Bible.

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Our Ministry Partners

We facilitate hundreds of Study Tours for dozens of churches, educational institutions, and tour leaders who we refer to as our Ministry Partners. Together we guide our participants through a life-changing encounter with the Holy Land. Get to know a few of our featured Ministry Partners.

Moody Bible Institute

Long considered the gold standard of Bible-based education, Moody Bible Institute has been preparing students for ministry since 1886, with a combination of biblical knowledge and practical training. Along with…

Visit Moody Bible Institute online.

Cornerstone University

CU is a Christ-centered university with a passion for global influence through the transforming power of the gospel. We exist to empower men and women to excel as influencers in…

Visit Cornerstone University online.

Living Oaks Church

Visit Living Oaks Church online.

North Coast Church

Visit North Coast Church online.

Master’s International School of Divinity

MASTER’S IS AN INDEPENDENT DISTANCE EDUCATION DIVINITY SCHOOL FOUNDED FOR WORKING ADULT LEARNERS. We provide a wide range of certificate and degree programs that can be earned through online directed…

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Indiana Wesleyan University

Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university that is committed to liberal arts and professional education. U.S. News & World Report ranks Indiana Wesleyan University as “one of…

Visit Indiana Wesleyan University online.

The Church at Rocky Peak

Whether you’re just checking out church for the first time, or you’ve been a follower of Jesus for a long time, we’re glad you found us – and we hope…

Visit The Church at Rocky Peak online.

Joshua Wilderness Institute

Our mission statement at Joshua, “Transforming the Life Effectiveness of God’s People” is simple. But the process by which this mission is realized is anything but. Utilizing a combination of…

Visit Joshua Wilderness Institute online.

The Acacia Project

The Acacia Project offers tools, information, and resources to help people better understand the Bible by teaching the context, culture, and history of the Text. The goal is to create…

Visit The Acacia Project online.

Follow the Rabbi

Ray VanderLaan is the founder of That the World May Know Ministries and host of the video series That the World May Know. He is a published author and teaches…

Visit Follow the Rabbi online.

The Forge

The Forge is an 8-month resident discipleship program designed to develop followers and prepare leaders for a lifetime of good works. From August to May each year, a small number…

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Hume Lake Christian Camps

Hume Lake Christian Camps is a year-round youth camp and adult retreat center providing epic, high-energy, life-changing programs for churches, schools, teams and groups. We teach the Gospel while giving…

Visit Hume Lake Christian Camps online.

Under the Fig Tree

George DeJong has served as Senior Pastor of Holland Heights Church in Holland, Michigan since the summer of 1990. In 1998 God ignited a great passion in George as He…

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Bridges for Peace

Bridges For Peace is a Jerusalem-based, Bible-believing Christian organization supporting Israel and building relationships between Christians and Jews worldwide through education and practical deeds expressing God’s love and mercy. Bridges…

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Walking the Text

Along with leading biblical study trips, Brad serves as the Teaching Pastor at Central Wesleyan Church (Holland, MI). Brad also serves as a faculty instructor for the Gray Institute (Adrian,…

Visit Walking the Text online.

The Well Community Church

The Well is a multi-site church, which means we are one church in many locations. Each Well Campus feels very different, but all share one faith, one purpose, one biblical…

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Grace Bible Church Houston

GBC exists to glorify God by making disciples who transform the world. We understand discipleship as an intentional, relational process by which people are equipped and sent out for God’s…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I create my own itinerary?

Absolutely! When you partner with GTI to create a group study tour you’ll have the opportunity to talk with one of our Study Tour Mentors and work out a tentative itinerary that meets your needs and is informed by the experience of a seasoned leader. Time of year, physical capabilities of the group, and tour duration are just a few of the variable we’ll help you understand as you craft an itinerary that will bring Scripture to life while walking in the Land.

What are a study tour leader’s responsibilities?

We’re willing to take as much off your plate as you would like to give up. We handle secure online registration for your participants as well as all payment, travel, and lodging details. We work with the guides, hotels, and airlines and even provide your participants with a robust Study Tour Preparation Guide.

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