Mexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe Visit this sprawling city
and marvel at the blended cultures of Aztec, Spanish and modern-day Mexico. On
Tepeyac hill Our Lady appeared to Juan Diego performing the Miracle of the
Roses as proof of her request that a chapel be built in her honor. Today,
millions pay her homage on her feast day - Dec. 12.
*Note: December itineraries are slightly different due to the
feast day activities
We depart on our flight to Mexico City. Upon arrival, our guide greets us and takes you first (time permitting) to visit the Shrine of Our Lady before we proceed to the town of Puebla for dinner and overnight. (D)
Mass today at the Rosary Chapel. Visit the Cathedral and other points of interest in Puebla including the Church of San Francisco to see the incorrupt body of St Sebastian. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy this quaint city. Dinner overnight at your hotel in Puebla. (B, D)
Return to Mexico City via two noteworthy sites where 100 years after the Lady of Guadalupe appeared to San Juan Miguel del Milagro a Shrine was built in homage. At the miraculous spring of healing waters, you will be able to bottle some of the healing holy water. Proceed to Ocotlan where Our Lady appeared, burning her image on the oak tree where the current Shrine was built. Return to Mexico City this evening in time for dinner and overnight at your hotel. (B, D)
This morning we visit the Plaza of the Three Cultures, followed by Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.. In the afternoon, travel to the Pyramids of Teotihuacan. Overnight in Mexico City. (B, D)
Today we visit the Museum of Anthropology, continuing to the south of the city for Mass at a local church in Coyoacan, visit St. John the Baptist and continue to the area of Xochimilco, a World Heritage Site, known for its beautiful canals. Enjoy a gondola ride which includes a box lunch. Visit again to the Shrine of Our Lady before returning to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, L, D)
We bid farewell to Mexico City as we depart for home arriving the same day. (B)
* Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.
Airline taxes and fuel surcharges are included in the package price and are subject to change until time of ticketing.
US citizens require a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates.
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