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Basilica de Guadalupe Mexico DF

The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe is the most visited Marian complex world, second only to St. Peter's Basilica. Some 20 million pilgrims visit the shrine, about half in the days around December 12. According to Mexican tradition, the Virgin Mary appeared 4 times to San Juan Diego on the hill of Tepeyac, where he asked to go in search of Bishop Juan de Zumarraga and tell him that she called for the creation of a temple there . After fourth apparition, Our Lady told Juan Diego to appear before the bishop in his cape carrying a rose, was exposed to deploy the image of the Virgin Mary, dark and with mixed features More information....

Basilica of Our Lady San Juan de los Lagos

The Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan de los Lagos Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located in the city of San Juan de los Lagos, in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. The basilica ranks second in the number of visitors in the country after the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

The shape of the floor of the building, is a Latin cross, has vaulted Gothic moldings, the Way of the Cross is framed in silver and its camerín has a painting attributed to Rubens More information...

Judas Tadeo

Jude was as texts "Gospels" and "Acts", one of the disciples of Jesus of Nazareth, who was part of the group of "the twelve" apostles. He is mentioned in the Gospels as Jesus' brother. All references, the name "Judas" is accompanied by a specification, perhaps out of concern for writers distinguish Jude from Judas Iscariot, the apostle who betrayed Jesus credited More information...

Imagen del niño de Atocha

Plateros in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, has an important sanctuary for Mexican devotion, just behind the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, and the church of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco. There come every year to 1.5 million pilgrims. The Sanctuary of the "Blue Boy" also is visited by hundreds of people from all over the country, especially in central and northern daily; and from the southwestern United States.

The church shows an exquisite Baroque architecture, with door carved in pink stone, typical of the region by nearby mines of this valuable material More information...

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  • Basilica de Guadalupe
  • Iglesia de la Virgen de Ocatlan en Tlaxcala
  • Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, Mexico DF
  • Iglesia de Santiago Tlaltelolco, Mexico DF
  • Monasterio de Acolman
  • Catedral Metropolitana de Ciudad Mexico
  • Templo de San Hipólito donde se encuentra la imagen de San Judas Tadeo en Mexico DF
  • Templo de San Francisco Javier en Tepotzotlan
  • Templo Gótico de San Miguel de Allende
  • Virgen de San Juan de los Lagos
  • Iglesia en Plateros Zacatecas con imágen del Santo Niño de Atocha
  • Iglesia del Carmen en San Luis de Potosí
  • Convento de San Gabriel en Cholula
  • Capilla del Rosario en Iglesia de Santo Domingo en Puebla
  • Catedral de Puebla
Mexico's greatest pilgrimage is done in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe every December 12, commemorating the day when the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared before Juan Diego.

The Basilica of Guadalupe receives millions of pilgrims who travel for days from their place of origin throughout the country. All pilgrims prepare their clothes and carry banners, candles and offerings. Many pilgrimages also include a music band that leads the way and a parade floats carrying people who represent the moment when the Virgin appeared before Saint Juan Diego.


 
  Programs  
 
Divine Apparitions (6 Days/5 Nights) Great Pilgrimage to Mexico (10 Days/9 Nights)

Day 1, Mexico City
- Welcome at the airport of Mexico City and then transfer from the airport to the hotel.
- Accommodation at a 4**** Hotel at the Historical Centre of Mexico in the Zocalo.

Day 2, Mexico City
- Breakfast.
- Visit the colonial church of Chimalistac in the old suburb of San Angel.
- Visit the convent and church of El Carmen, its museum and its mommies, the church of Santa Catarina and the San Juan Bautista church with its impressive paintings in Coyoacan.
- Continue to Xochimilco, to ride an Aztec boat through its channels and visit the XVI th century San Bernardino Monastery; this area is the last reminiscence of the Anahuac lakes, today Mexico city.

Day 3, Mexico City
- Breakfast.
- Visit the plaza of Santo Domingo, with its impressive Virgin of the Rosary chapel.
- Continue to the plaza of the three cultures to visit the baptismal place of Saint Juan Diego in Santiago Tlaltelolco Monastery; our main destination is the Shrine of our Lady of Guadalupe, Queen of Mexico and Patroness of the Americas.
- Celebrate mass in the modern basilica dedicated in 1976, Kneel before the main altar, displaying the astounding Tilma, or sackcloth bearing miraculously the image of the Holy Virgin of Guadalupe.

Day 4, Mexico City (Free Day)
- Breakfast.
- Day at leisure or to take an optional to the Teotihuacan Pyramids, a cultural and historic site declared by UNESCO.

Day 5, Tlaxcala
- Breakfast.
- Visit the Shrine of San Miguel del Milagro; celebrate mass at the site where St. Michael the archangel appeared to Diego Lazaro in 1631, directing him to the grotto and a well of miraculous curative waters.
- Continue to Tlaxcala City to venerate the image of the Virgin Mary miraculously impressed in a burned tree trunk, after she appeared to Juan Diego Bernardino in 1541 and still, perfectly preserved; the image is at the main altar of our lady of Ocotlan Basilica.
- Return to the hotel and accommodation.

Day 6, Departure Transfer
- Breakfast and at the convenient time transfer to the airport to board the flight to Mexico City and connect with flights back home.
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Price Per Person In Double Accommodation from: 685 USD

Single Supplement: 190 USD


Program Include:
  • 5 nights in Mexico City, Daily Breakfast, Arrival and departure transfer.
  • Visit Chimalistac church, Del Carmen Convent, Santa Catarina Church, San Juan Bautista Church and Xochimilco.
  • Visit Santo Domingo church, The Rosario Chapel and Guadalupe Shrine.
  • Visit San Miguel De Milagro church and Tlaxcala.

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Basilica of Guadalupe, Pyramids and Coyoacan (4 Days / 3 Nights)

Day 1 Arrive in Mexico City
- Arrival and welcome at the international airport of Mexico City Benito Juarez.
- Transfer to your hotel.
- Overnight at Hotel Plaza Florencia 4 **** H & B plan (breakfast, dinner and taxes included).
- Afternoon available.
- Dinner at the restaurant of the Hotel Plaza Florencia.

Day 2, Votive Church, Coyoacan, San Angel- Early in the morning, transfer to the Votive Church for Mass.
- Home of the Mass.
- Return to hotel for breakfast.
- Departure of tour to the Zocalo, the Metropolitan Cathedral visit, the oldest in America, the ruins of an ancient Teocali, entrance to the National Palace to admire the murals of Diego Rivera.
- Lunch at the Restaurant "OLD MEXICO" in the Historical Center.
- In the afternoon departure to Coyoacan to visit the Church of San Juan Bautista in the University City, the largest in Latin America and the churches of San Angel San Jacinto and Carmen.
- Back to Hotel Plaza Florencia 4 **** H & B plan (breakfast, dinner and taxes included).
- Dinner at the hotel.
- Free night.

Day 3, Pyramids of Teotihuacan, Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Breakfast at the Hotel Plaza Florencia.
- Departure to the archaeological site of San Juan Teotihuacan, to admire the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, the Avenue of the Dead, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and Museum, visit to the local craft market.
- Lunch at restaurant in the area "The Jaguar".
- In the afternoon transfer to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, where we will visit in the company of an expert guide the new Temple and the old.
- Arrive at the Basilica of Guadalupe.
- Time to hear Mass.
- Return to the hotel by bus.
- Arrive at Hotel Plaza Florencia.
- Transfer to the farewell dinner at Restaurant "La Fonda del Recuerdo", considered the best restaurant in Veracruz cuisine in town.
- Back to Hotel Plaza Florencia 4 **** including breakfast and taxes.

Day 4, return to home country
- Breakfast at the hotel.
- Check out of the hotel.
- Departure to the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City.

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Day 1, Mexico City
- Welcome at the airport of Mexico City and then transfer from the airport to the hotel.
- Accommodation at a 4**** hotel with Breakfast Buffet include at the historical centre of México, in the Zócalo area.

Day 2, Mexico City
- Breakfast.
- Visit square of three cultures, the parish of Santiago Tlatelolco and The Basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe.
- We will also visit the first hermitage, the Indian chapel, the holy water well chapel, the original basilica and the Tepeyac hill, where the apparitions took place to the Indian Juan Diego, and the flowers were given to him to take to the first archbishop of Mexico.
- Visit the town of Tulpetlac and its church built where Juan Diego was born, the Acolman Monastery.
- Visit the world renown archaeological city of Teotihuacán and its incredible pyramids of the sun and the moon.
- Lunch (not included) at the Pyramids return to Mexico city.
- Accommodation at a 4**** hotel with Breakfast Buffet include at the historical centre of México, in the Zócalo area.

Day 3, Mexico City - Xochimilco
- Mexico city tour, visit the National Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace and the city hall, all located at the “Zocalo” or main square of the city, visit to the “Templo Mayor” archaeological excavations, the church and square of Santo Domingo, San Francisco and la Profesa churches from the XVI century and drive through Tacuba street to admire its ancient buildings, squares and monuments, the square of Santa Veracruz (Holy Cross) and its leaning churches and stop at San Hipolito (Saint Hipolite) parish church for a visit and see its famous image of San Judas Tadeo (Saint Judas Tadeous), that has converted it to be the second most important and most visited religious place in the city after the Guadalupe basilica.
- Continue to Xochimilco, to ride an Aztec boat through its channels and visit the XVI th century San Bernardino monastery.
- Continue to Coyoacan through colonial and cobble stone roads to one of the most famous conquerors` residential areas and its XVI century San Juan Bautista (Saint John The Baptist) parish church and Santa Catarina (Saint Catherine) church to admire its premises and paintings.
- Accommodation at a 4**** hotel with Breakfast Buffet include at the historical centre of México, in the Zócalo area.

Day 4, Mexico - Tlaxcala - Mexico
- Visit the Shrine of San Miguel del Milagro and its holy water, visit the grotto where the Archangel Michael appeared; we will also visit the archaeological city of Cacaxtla.
- Continues to Tlaxcala city to visit the basilica of our lady of Ocotlan.
- Return to Mexico city.
- Accommodation at a 4**** hotel with Breakfast Buffet include at the historical centre of México, in the Zócalo area.

Day 5, Tepotzotlan - Queretaro
- Visit to colonial Tepotzotlan and its San Francisco Xavier temple considered being as one of the most impressive baroque buildings built in Mexico, short stop to Cuautitlan and its chapel where the virgin also appeared to Juan Diego’s uncle.
- Continue to San Juan del Rio and Queretaro city, considered to be one of the most amazing colonial cities, visiting its avenues, squares, mansions, its aqueduct, its unforgettable churches and convents.
- Accommodation in 4**** Real de Minas Querétaro Inn.

Day 6, San Miguel De Allende - Guanajuato
- San Miguel de Allende City Tour, visit to its neo-gothic parish church.
- Visit Guanajuato City and the church of Villaseca; a visit to the Basilica of our lady of Guanajuato to worship her will also be accomplished on our downtown walking tour.
- Accommodation in Hotel 4**** Holiday Inn Express Guanajuato.

Day 07, Guanajuato - San Juan de Los Lagos - Guadalajara
- Visit the Basilica of Our Lady San Juan de los Lagos which is the second most important and most worshiped Sanctuary of Mexico.
- Continue in the late afternoon to Guadalajara city.
Accommodation at Misión Carlton Hotel 4**** in B & B.

Day 08, Zacatecas - Fresnillo
- Welcome to wonderful Zacatecas city to visit its impressive baroque Cathedral.
- Depart for Fresnillo city to visit the third most important and most famous sanctuary of Mexico: “Holy child from Atocha”.
- Accommodation at the hotel City Express 4**** in B & B (breakfast buffet)

Day 09, Zacatecas - San Luis Potosi - Queretaro
-Today we leave for San Luis Potosi city to visit its Carmen parish church and the San Francisco church and its unique baroque decor as well as the colonial ancient part of town. Continue to Queretaro city.
- Accommodation in 4**** Real de Minas Querétaro Inn.

Day 10, Queretaro - Mexico City
Transfer back to Mexico city to take your flight back home. End of our pilgrimage.


Price Per Person in Double Accommodation from:    985 USD

Single Supplement: 475 USD

Minimum Number of person to run the tour: 6 PAX


Notes:
  • All the colonial cities visited in our pilgrimage are part of the world heritage, declared by UNESCO.
  • Masses held by our companion priest can be programmed, everywhere in advance, upon request, including the Guadalupe Basilica.

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