- All Inclusive Pricing
- First Class Hotels
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Entrance and Program Fees
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare from NY
Day 1 DEPART USA
Depart U.S.A. for your flight to Mexico City. Upon arrival, you will transfer to your hotel. After Mass, you will have a welcome dinner.
Day 2 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.
Day 3 TULPETLAC
After breakfast today, you will visit Tulpetlac, site of the Fifth Apparition. A church is built over this spot and is known as the Church of the Healing. Lunch will be at “Teocali” Restaurant. You will also visit San Juan Teotihuacan, the most widely known archeological zone in Mexico. Of particular interest will be the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the oldest structures in the area. Afterwards, you visit Acolman, the 16th century Monastery, before you return to your hotel for overnight.
Day 4 TLAXCALA
After breakfast, depart for a full day excursion to 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 as Our Lady of Ocatlan, Our Lady of the Oak that Burned. Return to your hotel for overnight.
Day 5 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. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 XOCHIMILCO
Today 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 Spanish conquest, this area is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the San Bernadino de Siena Church, where we will celebrate Mass. See also the 16th Century San Pedro Tlahuac Church and San Juan Tlalteuchi chapel.
Day 7 RETURN TO USA
After breakfast, you will have Mass at the Basilica before you transfer to the airport for the return flight home.
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