Pilgrimage to Mexico
Moderate – High
9 Day tour of Puebla, Guanajuato, Mexico City, Guadalajara
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We begin our day with Mass at the Chapel of the Rosary in the Church of Santo Domingo. We then visit the Cathedral and other points of interest in Puebla with its beautiful colonial facades and interesting buildings. We will then enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and in the afternoon, visit the suburb of Cholula and the Indian Church to Sta. Maria Tonantzintla. (Breakfast , Dinner)
We depart Puebla for Mexico City, stopping enroute at San Miguel del Milagro with its interesting history and engulfed in miraculous happenings. Continue to the nearby town of Ocotlan for Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Ocotlan, site where Our Lady burnt her image into an oak tree. We then visit the beautiful Church of San Francisco nearby. Continue to Mexico City, arriving in time for dinner at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
This morning, enroute to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a stop will be made at the Plaza of the Three Cultures (Tlaltelolco) to see the Church of St. James where San Juan Diego was baptized. Continue to the Shrine to attend Mass and visit the grounds afterwards. This afternoon, we head to the Pyramids of Teotihucan to see the Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon, and the Quetzal butterfly Temple. We then return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Mass at Los Remedios followed by a visit to the Museum of Anthropology. Continuing to Coyoacan and afterwards, a delightful gondola ride along the flower laden canals of Xochimilco. We then return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (Breakfast, Dinner)
This morning we depart to the City of Guanajuato. En route out of the city, Mass will be celebrated at the Basilica of Our Lady of the Remedies, with its large and interesting collection of “Milagros” and “retablos” from people grateful for favors received from Our Lady of the Remedies. Continue on to Queretaro (about 2 hours) for a brief tour of the historic city center, seat of Mexico’s independence from Spain. We then continue on to the picturesque town of San Miguel Allende with its spectacular mountain scenery. The town is popular among American and Canadian tourists and colonial aesthetics. After lunch in town, depart for Guanajuato for dinner and overnight. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Mass this morning will be held at the Church of San Cayetano followed by a city tour of the most popular sights in Guanajuato – the University, Teatro Juarez, the local market, the underground streets and the quaintness of this colonial city. Depart for Guadalajara, passing by San Juan de los Lagos, famous for its fascinating Shrine. We’ll stop for a visit to the Shrine and then continue to Guadalajara for dinner and overnight. Overnight: Guadalajara (Breakfast, Dinner)
This morning, we walk to Mass at the Cathedral, continuing along the Plaza Tapatio tourist area of Guadalajara. Other visits include the Libertad Market and Teatro Degollado. We then head for the suburb of Tlaquepaque for lunch on your own and time for shopping for local arts & crafts for which this town is famous. Later, we enjoy a farewell dinner at the hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
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