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Tour Israel with Pastor Hammond of Living Word Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota

November 27th to December 8th, 2023


Join Pastor Hammond of God's Living Word Church and World Outreach Center on a Pilgrimage to Israel Tour that will dramatically change the way you read and understand the Bible. 


FLIGHT:   Round Trip Flight from New York Airport to Tel Aviv, Israel

HOTELS:  First Class Hotels:

  • 1 night on the shore of the Mediterranean
  • 3 nights on the shore of Galilee
  • 1 night at the Dead Sea Resort
  • 3 nights in Jerusalem

TOURING:  Touring the sites of Israel in a comfortable private bus with a Biblically-knowledgeable tour guide. 

PRICE:   $2975.00 per Adult (double-occupancy) plus Airfare.   
              Double occupancy: (sharing the hotel room with another person)

Round-trip Airfare:  $1365.00 (economy seating)

Price Includes:

  • All Hotels, Private Bus transportation in Israel
  • Entry to all Tour Sites and activities
  • Buffet Breakfasts and Dinners, Tour Guide, etc. 

Does NOT include:

  • Round-trip Airfare (price yet to be determined)
  • Tips for Hotels, driver, guide, etc.  

NOTE:  Passport must be valid until May 2024

Day 1 - Trans-Atlantic Flight
Depart from North America to Tel Aviv, Israel.  Meals will be served in flight. 

Day 2 - Arrival in Tel Aviv/Netanya
Arrive at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv.  Time permitting, we'll see some sites such as Jaffa.  Then we'll head to your hotel in Tel Aviv, where you will enjoy dinner and a good night's sleep. 

Day 3 - Head North and to the Galilee
After a great Israeli Breakfast, we’ll continue to Maritime Caesarea and to Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18) to hear about the Prophet Elijah. At noon, enjoy a typical Israeli lunch such as Falafel. Your next stop is Megiddo, Biblical Armageddon (1 Kings 9:15, Rev. 6:16). From there on to Nazareth. Then dinner and accommodation at the Sea of Galilee.

Day 4 - A Day in Galilee
After breakfast, visit the Mount of Beatitudes, and go on a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Then to Capernaum and then to Yardenit (Baptismal site). 

Day 5 - Depart Galilee for Qumran/Salt Sea
Depart from the Galilee to visit Beit Shean.  Then travel via Jordan Valley to the Qumran and to the Dead Sea.  Afternoon free to enjoy the Dead Sea and Spa.  Overnight at the Dead Sea.

Day 6 - Masada and En Gedi
In the morning, climb by cable car to visit Masada (Herod's fortress and last point of Jewish resistance against the Romans. Hike up Ein Gedi (David’s hide out from Saul). 

Day 6 (cont.)  - Ascend to Jerusalem
On our way to Jerusalem, ride camels through the desert to Abraham's tent for lunch.  Then on to the city of gold, Jerusalem, where we will view the old city from Mt. Scopus, Western Wall. Spending the remaining nights in Jerusalem.

Day 7  - Tour Old City of Jerusalem
Mt. of Olives, Palm Sunday Path to Garden of Gethsemane, Holy Sepulcher, Upper room, Caiaphas’s House, Jewish Quarter 
and more time for shopping.

Day 8 - New City of Jerusalem
View of Knesset, Israel Museum and Second Temple Period Model, City of David, Southern Steps of the Temple, Rabbis’ Tunnel, Western Wall, Jewish Quarter. Dinner on your own.

Day 9 - Final day in Jerusalem
The Garden Tomb.  Afternoon free for more shopping. Visit the Old City on your own. Farewell Dinner at the Hotel.

Day 10 - Travel back to North America
Time to pack, eat our final breakfast and then head toward the airport. 

Day 11 - Arrive back in North America
Return Flight to North America with many great memories and a lot of pictures. 


PRICE:   $2575.00 per adult (double-occupancy) plus Airfare

Round-trip Airfare: $1325.00 (economy seating) from New York

Cancellation Requests: All cancellation requests must be made in writing by email to, or in writing, sent by mail to: P.O. Box 74111, Richmond VA 23236; payable to: Aliyah Tours.

Tour Arrangements
Air – Air arrangements are included in most group tours. Air is available to individual travelers upon request.
Land – All packages including overnight hotel stays are quoted based upon double occupancy, sharing a twin or double room with private facilities. Aliyah Tours does not arrange sharing for individual travelers. Single rooms are available at additional cost. Aliyah Tours reserves the right to substitute hotels based upon availability when necessary. Sightseeing and entrance fees are included as per itinerary. Individual passengers and passengers arriving independently from a scheduled group are responsible for their own transfers.

You will be required to provide Aliyah Tours with a copy of your passport with the deposit. Please note: the State of Israel requires that your passport have an expiration date not less than 6 months after your date of departure from Israel. There is no visa requirement for citizens of the United States traveling to Israel. Other nationals should contact their consulate for visa information. For other destinations please contact Aliyah Tours does NOT process visa applications. No inoculations are currently required for travel to Israel. Please contact public health authorities for further information or other destinations.

Unexpected Airline Challenges
Airlines can and will make unexpected changes to travel itineraries due to weather, mechanical problems and staffing issues. Should your flight be delayed or canceled, it is up to the passenger to work directly with the airline to rebook flights to the intended destination. Aliyah Tours is not responsible for airline changes that cause delays, cancellations, late arrivals, baggage loss, and associated expenses. Group transfers are limited to the original arrival time and will not be available for rescheduled flights. (Air travel ticketing agents affiliated with Aliyah Tours are not responsible for rebooking your canceled or delayed flights.) Travel insurance is highly recommended to address all these challenges and the associated expenses for the traveler. 

Health and Mobility Challenges
Tours in Israel include areas that have uneven footing, few handrails, rocky pathways, and some steep climbs. The streets and sites we visit are not wheelchair and walker friendly. Most of our tours include 3-5 miles of walking per day. Guests with mobility challenges or other health issues should make private arrangements to travel with a caregiver who can stay with them if they need to opt out of a tour stop. Guests cannot be left alone or on the bus should they choose to opt out. If you have health challenges, please consult an Aliyah Tours representative before you put down a deposit on a tour. 

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New Covid protocol for anyone entering Israel beginning October 9, 2022

  • All Vaccinated and unvaccinated people may travel to Israel. No vaccination certificates required.
  • No testing for Covid-19 required before flight to Israel.  
  • No testing for Covid-19 required upon landing in Israel. 
  • No requirement for mandatory quarantine while in Israel.  Self quarantine is requested when experiencing any type of sickness, including Covid-19. 
  • No requirement for wearing masks.  Wearing masks is optional. 
  • No more Entry Form requirement.

What is required:  Nothing!!!