CCBC's Affordable Israel Tour!

 

 

The trip is reserved for 20 CCBC Murrieta students. If we have room, we will open it up to alumni. 

 

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, guides (Dave Shirley & Andy Deane), travel insurance and 8 nights in dormitory (bunk bed) style housing within the old city of Jerusalem!

$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 their teachers, Dave & 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.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE (w/ Flight):

  • $205 non-refundable deposit secures your spot!
  • Another $800 due by 2/14.
  • Final $1,000 due 5/1.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE (Land Only):

  • $205 non-refundable deposit secures your spot!
  • Final $700 due 2/14.
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Optional Extension

Footsteps of Paul

Israel tour participants are invited to extend their trip by joining this extension. This additional 7 day tour (6/2 – 6/9) starts on the same day that the Israel tour ends! CCBC’s Vice President, Dave Shirley, will be helping to host this tour along with our good friend Robert Heckler.

DETAILS:

You must select the $999 land only price for the Israel Tour and arrange your own flights from the USA to Israel (arriving May 25th) and Israel to Athens (departing/arriving June 2) and then Athens to the USA (departing June 9). Payments, questions and all other details for this extension should be directed to Robert Heckler or Mayfair Travel only. The Israel travel insurance will not apply for this trip and a separate waiver will have to be signed as these trips are separately planned and overseen.