Pastors and Leaders' Tour

Get to know the people that God calls His own and the land that Jesus called ‘home’ through firsthand experience with us in Israel.

March 20-27, 2023
(Excluding Flights):
1 350 USD
Jan 20, 2023
Feb 1, 2023

For pastors and leaders

Combining amazing excursions and clarifying lectures
In an environment where questions and in-depth discussions are encouraged
Equipping leaders to teach about Israel in their churches
Including hikes and much walking (a reasonable level of fitness is needed)

Practical Information

Included in the price:

  • Share in double room
  • Half board
  • Excursions, entrance fees, guiding, tip, lectures, airport transfers in Israel (depending on flight times)

Not included:

  • Lunch and everything not specifically stated as included
  • Single room supplement (dependent on availability)

Price is subject to changes resulting from currency fluctuations.


Please, do not book a flight ticket to participate in this tour before consulting with the Israel Next office.

Planned lectures:

  • Why Every Christian Should Have an Israel Engagement
  • The Rise of Modern Israel
  • Israel Today: Society/Politics/Religion/Demography
  • Israel in the Time of Jesus
  • Controversial Issues on Israel (selected by the participants)
  • Islam and Israel
  • Teaching About Israel in Churches - Some Advice

Some topics may be added or changed according to the needs of the group.

Language & Translation

The tour will be conducted in English. Translation may be arranged for specific language groups. Contact us for more information.

Itinerary based on previous tours - changes will be made

Day 1

Arrival Ben Gurion Airport

17:00 Transfer bus to Post Hostel, Jerusalem

Gathering at the hostel

Day 2

(All transportation in Jerusalem is by foot)

Lectures in the morning

Mount of Olives


Day 3

Temple Mount


Via Dolorosa and Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Western Wall


Evening gathering

Day 4

Knesset – the Israeli Parliament

Israel Museum – Model of Jerusalem

The Jewish Market – Shuk Machane Yehuda


Evening at Mamilla Shopping Street

Day 5


Begin Center

Lunch at the Begin Center


Talk by a rabbi on the weekly Torah portion, Parashat Hashavoua

Day 6

Jordan River – Jesus’ baptism place

Climbing Mount Sartaba in the Jordan Valley

Mount of Precipice – Nazareth

Arrive at Hotel Astoria, Tiberias

Lecture at the hotel

Day 7

Climb Mount Arbel


Mount of Beatitudes

Mount Bental on the Golan Heights

Magdala – ancient synagogue

Day 8

8:30 Departure for airport (arrival at airport at 10:30)