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ABOUT YOUR TRIP
Our Lady of Guadalupe also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe is a Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary associated with a venerated image enshrined within the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. The basilica is the most visited Catholic pilgrimage site in the world.
A pilgrimage to Mexico is a great way to experience the incredibly rich culture of our neighboring country and strengthen your faith. On this memorable trip, you will celebrate mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe and see the sackcloth of Juan Diego bearing the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe that hangs above the main altar. Other common sites include the Pyramids of Teotihuacan and Chapultepec Park to see collections of the ancient Mayan civilization.
Today: Your pilgrimage begins today as you depart on your flight to Mexico City. Arrival, on the way to the hotel, panoramic city by bus. Check-in, early dinner and overnight.
Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.
Today: After breakfast, transfer at 08am to the Church of the 5th apparition, where the Blessed Virgin Maria de Guadalupe appeared to Juan Bernardino, Juan Diego’s uncle. Here we can find a well of healing water which locals drink. We will continue to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Patroness of the Americas) stopping by the Plaza of the Three Cultures. This plaza symbolizes the unique blend of pre-Hispanic and Hispanic cultures that make up Mexico. This Shrine was built in response to Our Lady’s request to the visionary, St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin. Upon arrival at the Shrine, you will celebrate Mass as you marvel at the brilliantly colored Basilica. Following Mass, you will join the other pilgrims as you kneel in front of the “Tilma”, where Our Lady’s image was miraculously imprinted. Guided tour of the Basilica and time for prayers and confessions (if wished).
Lunch and in the afternoon, we will meet with the experts on the Virgin of Guadalupe close to the Basilica who will tell us more about the Guadalupana, Her history, Her miracles, Her apparitions. We will have time to ask questions and pray together.
Evening: Dinner at a nice restaurant with Mariachi entertainment.
Today: Breakfast and Mass in the Church of the Sagrada Familia where we will see the tomb of Father Miguel Agustín Pro, the Jesuit martyr and the small museum that has been dedicated to him. After this visit, we will go to the historic center where you will visit the oldest and largest cathedral in all of Latin America, the Metropolitan Cathedral. After that we will go to the National Palace. This extraordinary palace has been a building of the ruling class of Mexico since the government of the Aztec Empire. We will continue towards the Plaza de Santo Domingo: this square contains two sacred places that are architecturally exquisite; the church of Santo Domingo, the first church built by the Dominicans in 1576 and; the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary, the first Shrine of the Rosary in Mexico, followed by a visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Covadonga, headquarters of the Brotherhood of the Holy Rosary.
Evening: Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Today: We will celebrate Mass in Tulpetlac, headquarters of the 5th apparition. After the mass, visit the pyramids of Teotihuacán to see the pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the temple of the Quetzal butterfly and more. Enjoy a buffet lunch at a nearby local restaurant with live music, Indian dancers and traditional decoration. We will return to your hotel to rest a little before dinner
Evening: Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Today: This morning we will go to the airport to return to the United States
WHAT’S INCLUDED AND WHAT’S NOT
Round Trip Airfare.
All airport taxes and Fuel SURCHARGES.
Transfers as per itinerary.
Breakfast and Dinner daily.
Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary.
Daily Masses. (If requested).
Professional local guides.
Prices Based on Double Occupancy.
Tour Brochures: Special promotional brochures featuring the
Pilgrimage printed for distribution by you.
Travel Protection Plan for Everybody on Pilgrimage is provided for FREE.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
A trip cancellation protection plan is not included and is strongly recommended.
Nativity Pilgrimage offers a comprehensive policy at an additional cost.
Passport & visa costs, if any.Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months subsequent to return date.
Gratuities to the tour manager, guides and driver.
Items of a personal nature (hotel extras, laundry, phone calls, etc.)
Although travel insurance is optional, it is highly recommended. Be prepared for unforeseen events that can leave you to cancel your trip, or worse, with out-of-pocket expenses! We have partnered with Trawick Insurance to offer you coverage for the unexpected. Buy it now upon registration to get cancel for any reason. There are 2 options for travel insurance:
- Buy directly online through our website after submitting the application
- Buy insurance from your own insurance company.
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New terms & conditions!
- 100% refund if pilgrimage gets canceled up to 100 days before the departure date
- Pilgrimages can be rescheduled with no fees if the Coronavirus Pandemic continues during the booked departure
PLAN A TRIP
Booking your spiritual journey with Nativity Pilgrimage relieves you of all the hassles. There is no need to worry about the logistics such as flights, hotels, guides and timing. Invite your parish, family & friends and let Nativity do the rest! When you choose Nativity Pilgrimage you won’t have to worry about the details; hotels, flights, Mass venues, language and cultural barriers or marketing materials.
Our team is always available to ensure the process is simple and seamless. We provide comprehensive support, process all reservations, handle all accounting, invoicing and payment processing, issue travel documents and answer any questions that come up during the process.
We will walk you through all of your options for each itinerary and our expert team will make sure we create the pilgrimage of a lifetime.