- First Class Hotels
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Entrance and Program Fees
- Guided Tours
- Select Meals on Itinerary
Day 1 Travel Day
Depart USA / Arrive in Mexico City / Check in to your Mexico City hotel for overnight and enjoy a welcome dinner at a nearby restaurant. (D) *Transfers from the airport may be available. Discuss the possibilities with your travel advisor.
Day 2 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 available this evening (Additional cost)
Day 3 Tulpetlac, San Juan Teotihuacan, and Acolman
Travel this morning to Tulpetlac, site of the Fifth Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the home of Juan Diego’s uncle Juan Bernardino. Continue 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. Afterward, you will visit Acolman, the 16th-century monastery. Dinner is on your own in a nearby restaurant. (B, L)
Day 4 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 we 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. Enjoy a farewell dinner together. (B, L, D) Optional farewell dinner show at Garibaldi Mariachi Plaza. (Additional cost)
Day 5 Return to USA
Return to USA *Transfers from the airport may be available. Discuss the possibilities with your travel advisor.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023From $999