Experience the land and lessons of the Bible!

Israel Study Tour with MTH Ministries

To learn more email your travel coordinator Laura Kleinheksel or call us at 800-829-8234 or 616-396-1234

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11 days including travel
March 17-27, 2024

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How Much?

$4790.00 USD
All Inclusive!

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MTH Ministries and Marshall Holtvluwer

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You’re invited to join us on a 11 day, all-inclusive Israel Study Tour.

You will be immersed in the land and lessons of the Bible as you’re led on a journey through Scripture while your local guide and driver will bring the past and present culture of Israel alive to all your senses.

Unlike other Holy Land tours, this tour is solely focused on bringing Scripture to life through first-hand experiences in the places the stories actually happened. An all-inclusive trip you’ll be free to focus on each moment without worrying about lodging, tips, transportation, entrance fees, food or water.

What is a GTI Study Tour?

We’ve built into our study tours everything you need for an enjoyable and educational trip. We want you to be fully focused on the lessons and experiences you’ll encounter, and not be distracted by local tipping practices, transportation arrangements, or meal planning.

We believe that as a Study Tour participant you’re not a mere tourist—you’re an investment! This is evident from the moment you book your trip, through to the time you return home to share what you’ve learned with your friends and family.

Our seasoned guides and ministry partners do so much more than handle the details and keep things on schedule. Our local guides have personal experience and intimate knowledge of the places and events you’ll examine, and our ministry partner’s teachers have a shepherd’s heart and a passion for God’s word.

The guides have been so personable and so knowledgeable and so friendly. There's just never a bad day for these guys. They make you very comfortable throughout the trip.

— Steve

We got to walk the land and it made our bibles come alive, and my son being 17, he needed it to come alive. It solidified his foundation in his faith.

— Joey

GTI has done such a great job of taking care of everything... allowing us to feel at home and really focus on the things we needed to from the very beginning.

— Jordan

Marshall Holtvluwer

Pastor, Covenant Life Church

Marshall Holtvluwer has been in ministry for over 25 years and currently serves as a pastor at Covenant Life Church in Grand Haven, Michigan. He received his bachelor’s degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI and his Masters of Divinity also in Grand Rapids, MI from Calvin Seminary. Marshall has been blessed to travel to the Holy Land as well as Turkey with the Rev. Ray Vander Laan. He has also been privileged to study at the Jerusalem University College where he learned more about the geography of the land where Jesus walked. Marshall has a passion for helping God’s people to see how the land plays a role in understanding the biblical message. Marshall, his wife, two daughters, and one son enjoy the beauty that the West Michigan coastline has to offer.

Study Tour Details

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  • $4790.00 USD base cost
  • $1200.00 single-occupancy supplement available
  • $100.00 discount if booking prior to September 25, 2023

Optional payment schedule available:

  • $500.00 per-person deposit upon registration
  • $2145.00 per-person due by October 30, 2023
  • Remaining balance due by January 26, 2024
  • Roundtrip economy air to/from Chicago
  • Hotel accommodations as indicated
  • Daily breakfast and dinner buffet
  • Lunches served on site
  • Deluxe motor coach touring
  • All entrance fees
  • Guide/Driver Tips
  • GTI Osprey hydration backpack
  • Study Guides
  • Porterage fees and taxes
  • GTI blog
  • Pre trip curriculum
  • Drinks with meals
  • Insurance
  • Full refund less $200 for cancellations after deposit.
  • Full refund less $500 for cancellations after September 25, 2023
  • Full refund less $2000 for cancellations after October 30, 2023
  • No refunds for cancellations after January 26, 2024


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Sun Mar 17

O'Hare to Istanbul ( Depart tk6 at 10:40pm )
Mon Mar 18

Istanbul to Tel Aviv ( Depart tk788 at 6:20pm )

Neve Ilan
Tue Mar 19


Yad Hashmonah, Beth Shemesh, Azekah, Caves of Adullam, Shepherds Cave

Yad Hashmonah
Wed Mar 20


Masada, Bedouin Hospitality, Camel Ride, Tel Arad, Dead Sea

Thu Mar 21


Ein Gedi, Qumran , Bethany Beyond the Jordan, Susita

Ein Gedi
Fri Mar 22


Galilee Boat Ride, Ancient Boat (Ginosar), Tabgha, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Chorazin, Mount Arbel

Galilee Boat Ride
Sat Mar 23


Katzrin, Caesarea Philippi, Tel Dan, Bethsaida

Sun Mar 24


Beth Shean, Harod Stream , Mt. Carmel, Caesarea Maritima
O'Hare to Istanbul ( Depart tk6 at 9:40pm )

Beth Shean
Mon Mar 25


Hezekiah's Tunnel, Western Wall, Davidson Center, Southern Steps, Model of Jerusalem, Yad Vashem, Herodium

Hezekiah's Tunnel
Tue Mar 26


Yad Hashmonah, Mount of Olives, Beth Shemesh, Gethsemane, Azekah, Pool of Bethesda, Caves of Adullam, Via Dolorosa, Shepherds Cave, Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Yad Hashmonah
Wed Mar 27

Masada, Bedouin Hospitality, Camel Ride, Tel Arad, Dead Sea
Tel Aviv to Istanbul ( Depart tk793 at 8:20am )
Istanbul to O'Hare ( Depart tk5 at 3:20pm )