May 15-26, 2024


Bible Lands Study Tour

DIU partners with Biblical Byways to bring you in-person to study and tour the major sites of biblical events. As you explore the lands traveled by Abraham and Jesus, you will learn about the history, culture, and religion of ancient Judaism and early Christianity in a fresh and memorable way. Along the way, you will fellowship and share your experiences with dozens of fellow travelers in the group.

Places you will visit include:

  • Jerusalem 
  • Bethlehem 
  • Jericho 
  • Dead Sea 
  • Nazareth 
  • Capernaum 
  • Sites of major battles  
  • Jesus’ burial site 
  • Mt. of Olives 

Cost & Travel

Each trip costs $2990 plus airfare.



Your $2990 fee includes the tour, Hotel (3 or 4 star), meals, and any fees or tickets required at tourist sites.*


A $200 non-refundable deposit is due with registration.


Early Bird registration ends December 5, 2023. Final payment is due March 15, 2024.


Biblical Byways is offering $500 scholarships for DIU students who participate in the study tour.


*Does not include tuition and fees for those taking the tour as part of a DIU graduate or undergraduate course or airfare.

Register for the Study Tour

Fill out the registration form as soon as possible. Pay the deposit by the final deadline (March 15, 2024). After you register, Biblical Byways will take it from there.

*If you are taking the study tour as part of a DIU course, enrollment in the course must be done in addition to registering with Biblical Byways.

Contribute to a DIU Student’s Education

Biblical Byways will contribute a portion of its revenue to a need-based scholarship fund to support students who want to take the study-tour as part of their education at DIU.

Additional contributions can be given toward the student scholarship fund by contacting


Opportunity to Earn DIU Credit

This study tour is open to anyone, but you can also earn undergraduate or graduate credit! Application to DIU (or prior acceptance) is required, along with tuition and fees.

Undergraduate credit: IS3320 Bible Lands Study Tour

Graduate credit: IS5320 Bible Lands Study Tour

Register for the DIU Course

To take this Study Tour for undergraduate or graduate credit:

1. Start with applying for DIU Gateway admission.

2. After acceptance, register for IS3320 (Undergraduate) or IS5320 (Graduate).

3. Submit the Biblical Byways registration and deposit before the final deadline: March 15, 2023.

After you register, Biblical Byways will manage the tour, and DIU will manage the course.

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