Cinque Terre
8 DAYS SHRINES OF MEXICO

Destination
MEXICO

Duration
8 DAYS

Trip Code
NP-303

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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.

INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR TRIP

  • Capital: Mexico City
  • Language: Spanish
  • Population: 130 million
  • Time Zone: EST minus 1 hours
  • Currency: Peso (MXN)
  • Electricity: 127V. 60Hz

ITINERARY

Today: Your pilgrimage begins today as you depart on your flight to Mexico City. Upon arrival, travel to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Patroness of the Americas), celebrate Mass. Continue to your hotel for check-in.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Today: This morning, we will start with the visit the Plaza of Three Cultures, the baptismal site of St. Juan Diego. We will continue to the Shrine of Guadalupe to celebrate Mass. Then, we will continue to Teotihuacan to see the ancient Pyramids.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Today: This morning we will visit the museum of Padre Pro and Celebrate Mass at Sagrada Familia. Then drive to the Historical City Centre. We will visit the Metropolitan Cathedral located on the Zocalo, the main square. Inside you will visit the Chapel of the Miraculous Cross of Poison. Originally made of white marble, the cross miraculously turned black from absorbing poison placed on it intended to kill the Bishop who traditionally kissed the feet of the cross every day after mass. Your tour continues as we travel to our next destination the National Palace. This extraordinary palace has been occupied by the ruling class of Mexico since the Aztec Empire’s rule. Optional on this evening, attend the world-renowned performance of the Ballet Folklórico de México, at the Palace of Fine Arts (performances on Wednesday and Sundays – if we attend the Ballet we will have an early dinner 6pm).

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Today: We depart to the beautiful mining silver town of Taxco. We can shop for silver items and jewelry and art. We will spend the day walking around the beautiful city, spending time in prayer at the impressive Church of Santa Prisca where we will have our private Mass. Late afternoon we will drive to Puebla or overnight in Taxco and drive to Puebla the next day.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Today: We go to Cholula, visit the Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Remedies on top of an Aztec Pyramid (in case someone cannot climb the hill they can rest in a restaurant with view of the Church) Continue to Puebla. Lunch. In the afternoon we celebrate Mass at Holy Rosary Chapel. Visit the Church of Santo Domingo. The Cathedral. Santa Monica Museum of Religious Art. St. Francis of Assisi Church where we view the uncorrupted body of Blessed Sebastian de Aparicio, a famous local figure through whose intercessory prayers many miracles have been reported. In the evening, attend an open-air market.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Today: We move towards 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 the miraculous spring. The Shrine of Our Lady of Ocotlan, popularly known as a Mexico’s Lourdes, where we celebrate Mass.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Today: We will visit the floating gardens of Xochimilco, the canals are fairly small, but we will enjoy it by taking a ride in a Trajinera and enjoy the Mexican folklore that will soon delight your senses. After the ride we will continue to Coyoacán, have a typical lunch and in the afternoon, we will visit the beautiful center. While in Coyoacán, you will visit the Church of El Carmen, that is dedicated to the Carmelites, the Church of St. John the Baptist. This structure was originally constructed as a Dominican Monastery, but eventually changed to a Franciscan Monastery. This stunning piece of architecture has an interior containing seven chapels, as well as an altar piece that dates back to the seventeenth century. Time to stroll around, enjoy the famous ice cream of Coyoacán and return to the Hotel.

Evening: Folkloric Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight accommodation will be at your hotel.

Today: This morning, if time permits, we have a farewell Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Transfer to the airport to catch our return flight home.

WHAT’S INCLUDED AND WHAT’S NOT

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Round Trip Airfare.

All airport taxes and Fuel SURCHARGES.

First-class Hotels.

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.)

Travel Protection

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:

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  2. Buy insurance from your own insurance company.
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Cancellation/Rescheduling

  • 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

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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.

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