Event Update: In light of the recent international outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), this event has been postponed indefinitely. We are complying with guidance from our local county and state public health departments, including canceling/avoiding gatherings of 250+ and other measures and postponing school-related travel.  This postponement is part of loving others by doing everything we can to prevent or slow the spread of germs. We want to do our part to protect our students and our neighbors in our larger community. Learn more by reading our full coronavirus response statement

CCBC's Affordable Israel Tour!

 

 

We filled up our men’s rooms already, but have 6 spaces left for women.

 

Price

Only $1,999

This price includes: Flight (LAX to TLV), 9 days of food (3 meals / day), admission tickets to all sites, ground transportation once in Israel, guide (Andy Deane), travel insurance and 8 nights in dormitory (bunk bed) style housing within the old city of Jerusalem! This trip is designed for students ages 18 – 30 (please fill out the waitlist only if you are not a current on-campus CCBC Murrieta student). 

$1,999 is a cash/check discount price. Add 2.75% ($55) for credit card fee.

LAND ONLY PRICE: $999 (if you arrange your own flight). Flying with us is preferred if possible!

Itinerary

May 24 - June 2

This 9 day trip will have 7 full tour days and 2 travel days.

  • 5/24: Depart from USA
  • 5/25: Arrive in Tel Aviv and sleep in Jerusalem
  • 5/26: Jerusalem: Old City, Southern Steps, Western Wall (+ Tunnel), Temple Institute
  • 5/27: Masada, Ein Gedi, and floating in the Dead Sea
  • 5/28: Jerusalem: City of David, Hezekiah’s Tunnel, Pool of Siloam, Antonia Fortress
  • 5/29: Galilee (Yardenit, Kursi, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes, Tabga, St. Peter’s Fish Lunch, and Dipping Your Feet in the Sea)
  • 5/30: Jerusalem: Garden Tomb, Ramparts Walk, Temple Mount
  • 5/31: Caesarea, Meggido, Mt. Carmel
  • 6/1: Jerusalem: Mount of Olives, Palm Sunday Road, Garden of Gethsemane, Pool of Bethesda
  • 6/2: Depart to USA

* Itinerary may change.

Flights

LAX to TLV
  • Flight #1: Austrian Airlines Flight #82 (3:15pm LAX to 11:50am VIE) + Austrian Airlines Flight #861 (1:20pm VIE to 5:45pm TLV) 
  • Flight #2: Austrian Airlines Flight #860 (6:15am TLV to 9:00am VIE) + Austrian Airlines Flight #81 (10:10am VIE to 1:25pm LAX) 
  • Land Only People: If you are buying your own flight (maybe from a different state) you must arrive on 5/25 at the Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) between 1pm – 5:45pm if you’d like to travel with the group to Jerusalem. Otherwise you’ll be given the address of our hotel in Jerusalem with guidance on which train/shuttle to take. Your departure flight must be on 6/2 between 6am – 1pm if you’d like to travel with the group to the airport.

Academic

Earn 3 Credits

It’s been said by many that, “a trip to Israel is worth a year of bible college!” Current CCBC students will have an opportunity to earn 3 credit towards their degree! You will keep a journal, read a textbook and engage in discussion all week with the teacher,  Andy. Earning credits is optional, but is included in the price for current CCBC students! Details will be forthcoming.  

Sign Up

Space Is Limited

We have seats on the flight and housing for 20 students (10 women and 10 men) to join us on the trip. After that we’ll have a waiting list available to express interest and may be able to take an additional 10 students of only one gender due to room sizes. The final 10 waitlist students may have a different price for the flight or may have to fly separately. We do not have accommodations for married couples or families

Trip questions can be emailed here or you may call Sarah Culotta at (951) 696-5944. Alumni are eligible to sign up only after February 10th (if there is room left). Until then, alumni please use the waitlist form. When you are ready to pay please click the link below to sign up. 

Remember, this is not your typical luxury Israel tour, but a budget tour designed for CCBC students. 

PAYMENT SCHEDULE (w/ Flight):

  • A $205 non-refundable deposit secures your spot!
  • Another $800 due by 2/14 (Add 2.75% if using credit card).
  • Final $1,000 due 5/1 (Add 2.75% if using credit card).

PAYMENT SCHEDULE (Land Only):

  • A $205 non-refundable deposit secures your spot!
  • Final $800 due 2/14 (Add 2.75% if using credit card).
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