Applications are open for 2018
The 2018 Israel Tour is full. Please consider taking a journey with us in 2019!
Our spiritual adventure begins as we depart from the U.S. for our long-awaited destination—Israel!
Dinner and fellowship at your hotel as you rest and prepare for the incredible journey awaiting you!
An opportunity to experience life in the first century at Nazareth Village.
Crossing the Sea of Galilee in a replica of a boat from Jesus' time; then, a unique opportunity to be baptized or re-dedicated in the Jordan River.
A view of Mount Hermon, Israel's tallest mountain, from atop Har Bental.
A scenic drive through the Jordan River Valley.
A free afternoon to experience the most floatable body of water in the world.
A scenic drive through the hills and valleys of the Judean Hill Country.
A walk in the footsteps of Jesus down Palm Sunday Road.
A trek through the historic and amazing tunnel dug by Hezekiah to survive the Assyrian siege of Jerusalem.
A memorable communion service at the Garden Tomb; then, rejoicing and reminiscing over the extraordinary days spent in the land of our Lord at our Farewell Dinner.
With heart-changing memories of our walk in the footsteps of history, we arrive back in the United States.
Tour prices are based on costs, charges, taxes, and US dollar exchange rates known at the time of booking. We regret should any of these costs change, a surcharge may be added to the cost of your tour. You would be notified prior to travel.
Baggage, trip cancellation, and emergency medical insurance is strongly recommended. Information will be provided upon registration. Important: The exclusion of pre-existing conditions is waived provided the premium is received no later than twenty-one days after the initial deposit of your trip.
All cancellation notices must be received in writing. Tours are non-transferable.
Date of Cancellation Refund Policy
Prior to June 44, 2018 Full refund less 50% of your deposit
June 4, 2018 to August 3, 2018 Penalty of 50% of your deposit plus $500
August 4, 2018 to Departure No refund
You must have a valid passport with expiration not less than 6 months after your return to the US. IT takes about eight to twelve weeks to secure a passport, so don't delay. Non-US passport holders must contact Morning Star Tours to confirm need for visa. Passport information, along with applications, can be obtained on the web by going to http://www.travel.state.gov.
By registering for this tour, I/we give Morning Star Tours permission to use and publish photographs in which I/we may be included for the use of promotion, print, editorial, advertising, or other related purposes. I release Morning Star Tours from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.
Due to bus size and included porterage, we can only allow one checked bag, not to exceed 62 inches (length plus width plus depth) and 50 lbs. You may also bring one small carry-on item. Please also consult your airline's international baggage regulations as restrictions often vary by airline and can change without notice.
Round-trip transatlantic airfare; lunches nor specifically mentioned; beverages; personal expenses (passport fees, visas for non-US citizens, travel insurance, laundry, phone calls etc.); single room occupancy; airport/hotel transportation not specifically mentioned; other services not specifically mentioned.
Moody Bible Institute and Morning Star Tours, with their officers and staff, act only as agents for the various companies whose accommodations are utilized. They assume no responsibility or liability in connection with the services of any train, carriage, automobile, airplane or other conveyance that will be used either wholly or in part. Neither will they be responsible for any act, error, omission, or any injury, loss, accident or any delay that may be occasioned by reason of defect in any vehicle or through neglect or default of any company or person engaged in the conveying of passengers.
Moody Bible Institute and Morning Star Tours accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delays or changes in motor coach, train, airplane services, or that of any other conveyance, sickness, accident, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other causes; and all such losses or expenses must be borne by the passenger.
The airlines and/or other transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time the passengers are not aboard their plane or conveyance. The passage contract, as issued by the airlines or other transportation companies involved with the tour, shall constitute the sole contract between the purchaser and the airlines or transportation companies, and limit the responsibilities of the tour sponsors concerning the related travel and accommodations.
Prices and schedules appearing in any brochure or website are based on current schedules and tariff rates and are subject to change without notice. Payment of deposit for this tour signifies full understanding and acceptance of the above-mentioned conditions.
Moody Bible Institute and Morning Star Tours reserves the right to make necessary changes to the itinerary.
Morning Star Tours recommends waiting to purchase your airfare until the minimum number of guests have registered for this tour. This is in order to avoid penalties and fees imposed by the airlines should changes occur. Morning Star Tours will notify you once this number has been reached and are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding airfare.
For international flights, you are generally allowed one checked bag and one carry-on at no additional cost, with the following parameters: up to 50 pounds and 62 inches (L+W+D) for checked bag and up to 40 pounds and 45 inches (L+W+D) for carry-on. Baggage restrictions often vary by airline. It is important to refer to the airline's international baggage regulations prior to packing, as these can change without notice.
Please plan to depart the US on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, and arrive into Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 3, 2018.
Please plan to depart from Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) on Friday, October 12, 2018 after 10:00 PM, or the morning of Saturday, October 13, 2018 (Hotel overnight on October 12, 2018 is included in tour cost).
Yes; however, due to airline contract restrictions, MST cannot purchase these tickets for you. Please see Tel Aviv arrival and departure information.
Yes! We are pleased to assist with flight arrangements! Please contact Abby Spencer, Tour Manager, at Abby@MorningStarTours.com.
Hotels are subject to change without notice.
Yes! A generous tip to guides, drivers, hotel staff, and those serving you at applicable sites is included in your tour cost. We pray that this provision is a blessing and a testimony to those who serve you in The Land.
Please plan to bring spending money for lunches (about $20–30 per day), sodas, bottled water, and personal expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, or room service.
Young children may find the pace of the tour to be too rigorous and may find the time on the tour bus and quiet times of teaching challenging. We recommend that guests be age 13 or above.
You will average three to five miles of walking per day on your tour. This walking is done in small increments throughout the day and you will have frequent opportunities to rest if needed. To prepare yourself, start walking a little each day. We recommend properly breaking in any shoes you plan to wear while touring.