Holy Land Tour from Malawi
A group of 22 Protestant Pilgrims traveled to the Holy Land from Malawi in the last week of October for a 9 day tour.
Upon arrival they were transferred to Bethlehem to begin their pilgrimage. The first four days were spent visiting the Holy sites in Bethlehem and Jerusalem including such places as the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem, the Visitation Church at Ein Karem, the Chapel of the Ascension, the Pater Noster where Jesus taught his disciples the Lord ’s Prayer, the Pools of Bethesda and the Garden Tomb.
The group then spent a day visiting Jericho and ascending the Mount of Temptation by cable car, before continuing to the Qumran Caves and the Dead Sea where they could enjoy some relaxing time floating on the healing waters.
Next on the agenda was the north stopping in Nazareth and then visiting Cana the site of the first Miracle where Jesus turned water into wine. There was also time to spend at a Kibbutz to see Israeli advanced farming.
While in the North the pilgrims also visited Yardenit Baptism site, Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum and experienced a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. The group also visited Muhraka as well as, Druze villages where they got to walk through the markets.
On the last day they drove to the Roma City of Caesarea before continuing to Jaffa – the oldest Sea Port in the world. They enjoyed a farewell dinner and then drove to the airport for departure.