About The Tour

A once in a lifetime opportunity is coming your way in 2016! We invite you to join us on an intensive academic tour of Israel, focusing on the history and geography of the Holy Land, that has the potential to transform your understanding of the Bible.

The trip will be hosted by Briercrest professor Dr. Wes Olmstead, and led by licensed tour guide Yoni Gerris, of the Jerusalem Cornerstone Foundation. International airfare and travel insurance will be arranged by Menno Travel.

For more information, contact Dr. Wes Olmstead.

When is the Tour?

From April 29 to May 13, 2016

Who can go?

The tour is open to all Briercrest College and Seminary students in good standing as well as friends and alumni of Briercrest.

How much will it cost?

We estimate that the tour will cost $4,800 CAD per person. This will include airfare, accommodation in quality 3 and 4-star hotels and kibbutz hotels with 2 meals daily in Israel, 4 lunches, all tour-related transportation, breakfast and dinner, gratuities, and site entrance fees. Not included: some lunches, personal items, health insurance (required), travel insurance (required). The final cost may vary slightly, depending on the strength of the Canadian dollar, final airfare prices, and the number of participants. The single room supplement is $1,014 USD for those who desire a private room.

When do I need to decide about coming?

A non-refundable $1,000 down-payment will be required by September 30, 2015.

How do I sign up?

To fill out an application form for the Israel Study Tour, /israeltour/sign-up/