What's Included

  • First Class Hotels
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Guided Tours
  • Select Meals on Itinerary

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Day 1 Travel Day

Depart USA / Arrive in Mexico City by 3 pm. Travel to Tlaxcala and check into your hotel and enjoy a welcome dinner at a nearby restaurant. (D)

Day 2 Day 2 Shrine of San Miguel Del Milagro and Church of the Virgin in Ocatlan

After breakfast, depart for Tlaxcala to visit the Shrine of San Miguel del Milagro. It is here that St. Michael the Archangel appeared to Diego Lazaro de San Francisco in 1631 and told him of a miraculous spring. Then on to Ocatlan, where in 1531, the Blessed Virgin appeared to Juan Diego Bernadino. The Blessed Virgin Mary burned an image of her perfections into the trunk of an old oak tree. Ever since, Mary has been honored here as Our Lady of Ocatlan - Our Lady of the Oak that Burned. Return to your hotel for overnight. Dinner is on own in a local restaurant. (B, L) Celebrate mass at Ocatlan

Day 3 Day 3 San Juan Teotihuacan, Acolman, and Tulpetlac

Travel this morning to visit San Juan Teotihuacan, the most widely known archaeological zone in Mexico. Of particular interest will be the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the oldest structures in the area. Afterwards you will visit Acolman, the 16th century Monastery. Stop and see Tulpetlac, site of the Fifth Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the home of Juan Diego’s uncle Juan Bernardino. Finish the day in your Mexico City hotel. Dinner is on your own in a nearby restaurant. (B, L) Mass at Tulpetlac

Day 4 Day 4 The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

After breakfast at your hotel, you will have Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. After Mass you will have a tour of the Basilica, where the Tilma of Juan Diego is located, and the grounds including the hilltop Chapel of Tepeyac where the history of Our Lady’s visit to Guadalupe will be related. Here Saint Juan Diego met the Virgin Mary in December of 1531 and received the iconic image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Dinner is on your own in a nearby restaurant. (B, L) Optional Mexican Ballet Performance is available this evening. (Additional cost) Mass at one of the chapels apart from shrine

Day 5 Day 5 Coyoacan and Xochimilco

Visit the neighborhood of Coyoacan, and see the Church of St. John the Baptist here. Continue on to visit the San Bernardino de Siena Church, where you will celebrate Mass. Then you will explore Xochimilco, the historic district around the lake of the same name. Sail in a Trajineras, a gondola-like boat, through the canals. Dating prior to the Spanish conquest, this area is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dinner is on your own in a nearby restaurant. (B, L) Mass at San Bernadino de Siena Church

Day 6 Day 6 Tlatelolco

Visit the Plaza de las Tre Culturas and Tlatelolco 16th Century Franciscan Church. After Mass, enjoy a short city tour including the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Zocalo and the Holy Family Church. Then return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. Enjoy a Farwell Dinner together. (B, L, D) Optional farewell dinner show at Garibaldi Mariachi Plaza. (Additional cost) Mass at the Franciscan Church

Day 7 Day 7 Return to USA

Return to USA

Departure Dates

  1. Thursday, May 4, 2023
    From $1350
Tour: XM23 Code: S