Experience the land and lessons of the Bible!

Israel Study Tour with Southeast Christian Church

Registration is not yet open for this trip. To learn more call 800-829-8234 or 616-396-1234 or email your travel coordinator Monica Guthrie

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15 days including travel
May 19 - June 2, 2023

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How Much?

$5590.00 USD
All Inclusive!

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Led By

Southeast Christian Church and Aaron Couch

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You’re invited to join us on a 15 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

Aaron Couch

Lead Pastor, Southeast Christian Church

Aaron has been in ministry over 25 years and his heart and passion are to see people made whole through the power and love of Jesus. He has led trips to Israel and Turkey (Biblical Asia Minor) and uses the text in its proper context to open up new worlds of freedom for those who experience the Bible in the places where it happened.

Aaron is married with 4 kids and has a BA in Christian Ministry from Boise Bible College and an MA in Church Leadership from Hope International University. He is a church planting and leadership coach and sought after speaker nationally and internationally.

It is Aaron’s hope that walking in the dust of Jesus and his first followers will inspire and set free those who come with him to the land of the Bible.

Study Tour Details

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  • $5590.00 USD base cost
  • $1500.00 single-occupancy supplement available
  • $100.00 discount if booking prior to November 25, 2022

Optional payment schedule available:

  • $500.00 per-person deposit upon registration
  • $2545.00 per-person due by December 30, 2022
  • Remaining balance due by March 30, 2023
  • Roundtrip economy air to/from Chicago
  • Deluxe Hotels with buffet dinners and breakfast daily
  • GTI Osprey hydration backpacks with bottled water on tour
  • GTI study guides, journal, plug adapter
  • Deluxe motor coach touring
  • Lunches served on site
  • All transfers and porterage fees
  • Entrance fees and taxes
  • Guide/Driver Tips
  • Pre-trip curriculum
  • GTI blog
  • Air to Chicago
  • Drinks with meals
  • Full refund less $200 for cancellations after deposit.
  • Full refund less $500 for cancellations after November 25, 2022
  • Full refund less $2000 for cancellations after December 30, 2022
  • No refunds for cancellations after March 30, 2023


Fri May 19

O'Hare to Istanbul ( Depart tk6 at 9:40pm )
Sat May 20

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

Neve Ilan
Sun May 21


Mon May 22

Negev Wilderness

Wilderness of Zin
Tue May 23

Negev/Judah Wilderness

Wed May 24

Judah Wilderness

Ein Gedi
Thu May 25

Judah Wilderness

Fri May 26

Galilee – Triangle

Galilee Boat Ride
Sat May 27

Galilee - Decapolis

Beth Shean
Sun May 28

Northern Galilee

Caesarea Philippi
Mon May 29

Northern Galilee

Katzrin (cultural experience)
Tue May 30

Galilee – Coastal Plain

Mt. Carmel
Wed May 31


Thu Jun 1


Temple Mount
Fri Jun 2

Tel Aviv to Istanbul ( Depart tk791 at 12:50am )
Istanbul to O'Hare ( Depart tk185 at 6:35am )