Total Price £1870.00 - Deposit £500.00 - Single Supplement £525.00 - YOUR PILGRIMAGE INCLUDES...
- Return Flights from London with British Airways
- 5 nights Half Board @ Galeria Plaza ****
- 4 nights All Inclusive @ Park Royal Grand *****
- All tranportation and internal flights
- Hold luggage
- Local guide
- Full religious programme and four days touring to:
- THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
- SQUARE OF THE THREE CULTURES
- TULPETLAC & PYRAMIDES OF TEOTIHUACÁN
- CUERNAVACA - TAXCO, SAN MIGUEL DEL MILAGRO TLAXCALA – OUR LADY OF OCOTLÁN
- MEXICO CITY
- Daily Mass
- Visit Community Cenacolo
- Free Wifi
- 24/7 Emergency support from our local rep
- 100% Financial Protection
19th January London Heathrow 12:55 - 18:45 Mexico City
28th January Cancun 18:35 - 08:45 London Gatwick
HOTEL GALERIA PLAZA REFORMA
Galeria Plaza Reforma is a luxurious 4-star hotel which is set in a prime location in Zona Rosa, Mexico. Renowned as Mexico's leading hotel, it serves as a perfect base for exploring the surrounding areas. Breakfast and dinner are included in the pilgrim package at Galeria Plaza.
GRAND ROYAL CARIBE
Grand Park Royal Cancún Caribe offers four restaurants, a fully equipped fitness, two swimming pools, central access to the entire Cancún region and a spectacular beachfront. The stay here is all inclusive and includes unlimited meals at four outstanding restaurants, unlimited drinks at four lounges, never-ending In-Room Mini Bar, all day nibbles in three refreshment stands, paninis & pizza, expresso, ice cream and more. Room service available 24 hours a day, all (non-motorised) water sports nightly entertainment in three restaurants.
ITINERARY IN DETAIL
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN MEXICO (D)
rrival at the airport. Meet your local guide at the International arrival hall at the airport. Transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 2 - SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
n day 2 after breakfast you will visit the most important religious site of Latin America: the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Guadalupe, to celebrate Holy Mass. After Holy Mass enjoy a guided tour of the various points of interest; visiting the Old and New Basilica, the Tepeyac Hill, the Chapels of the Indians and of the Well, the gardens, as well as the original piece of cloth on which the Virgin’s image appeared to the young shepherd boy, Juan Diego. Continue along the Paseo de la Reforma Avenue to the Chapultepec Park where you will reach the Museum of Anthropology, for a visit of a few of the most important exhibit halls. After a full day, you will return to your hotel for dinner.
DAY 3 - SQUARE OF THE THREE CULTURES- TULPETLAC & PYRAMIDES OF TEOTIHUACÁN
his morning you will depart early to Square of the Three Cultures and the Church of St. James, where there will be Holy Mass. Continue to Tulpetlac at the Parish of San Bernardino, place of the 6th apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe, before continuing to Teotihuacan, about 60km northeast of the capital. Here you will visit the most impressive archaeological site of the central highlands: Teotihuacán (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage), the Citadel, the Quetzalcoatl Temple, the Road of the Dead, Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, as well as the Palace of Quetzalpapalotl and the Jaguar Temple. Do not miss the inspiring pre-hispanic paintings hidden in some of the less visited parts of the site. This evening you will return to Mexico city to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 4 - MEXICO CITY – CUERNAVACA - TAXC
The day begins with a journey to Mexico City towards Cuernavaca the city of Eternal Spring, where you will visit the Cathedral and the Museum and continue through the Southern Sierra Madre and the Valley of Morelos. Hidden away we find the city of Taxco “ the Silver city”, famous for the production of silver. You will see ateliers with the famous Silver jewellery, before visiting the Church of Santa Prisca to celebrate Mass. Return to Mexico City to your hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
DAY 5 - MEXICO CITY – SAN MIGUEL DEL MILAGRO TLAXCALA – OUR LADY OF OCOTLÁN- PUEBLA – MEXICO CITY
Enjoy a picturesque through mountains and pine forest this morning, leading you to Tlaxcala. The first stop will be San Miguel del Milagro Shrine, where St Michael the Archangel appeared to Diego Lazaro in 1611. On this spot the group will celebrate Mass. Afterwards, continue driving to Tlaxcala which was founded between 1519 and 1524 by the Spaniards. Continue to admire The Shrine of our Lady of Ocotlán, one of the maximum exponents of baroque style in the region. It is considered one of the most important religious centres in all of Mexico and the main attraction of this building is the Camerin, which dates back to 1541, where the Virgin is dressed for important religious ceremonies. At the main altar we will see the Virgin Mary perfectly preserved image burned into a tree. You will continue the drive to Puebla, located at a large valley surrounded on four sides by mountains and volcanoes, as we look upon Popocatepetl, Ixtacihuatl, La Malinche and el Pico de Orizaba. Puebla was founded in 1531, it was one of the most important cities of the Colonial Period and the quality of its buildings were the reason to declare it a World heritage site. We will visit the Cathedra, The Chapel of the Rosary, The Church of Santo Domingo and San Francisco Asisi parish. We will enjoy dinner in Puebla around 5pm, before returning to Mexico city to your hotel for overnight.
DAY 6 - MEXICO CITY- HISTORICAL CENTRE – TRANSFER TO AIRPORT
There is an early departure this morning to visit the Zocalo for a visit to the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace, the Palace of the Archbishop Juan de Zumarraga, to the Santo Domingo Church to celebrate Mass, the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary and of Our Lady of Covadonga. At a convenient hour you will be transferred to the airport in order to board your flight to Cancún. There will be an early afternoon transfer to the airport. At the Cancún airport meet and greet your local guide and transfer to your all inclusive hotel.
AY 7, 8 & 9 - CANCÚN
elax and enjoy this 4-night 5* all-inclusive break on the beach of Cancún. This relaxing end to the pilgrimage will be accompanied by an optional spiritual programme of daily prayer, Holy Mass and a scripture study.
Cancún is located in Quintana Roo, where there are Mayan culture shines on every corner. Surrounded by the breathtaking Caribbean Sea, soft coral sands, and the striking shade of blue that emerges from its crystal-clear waters, a visit to Cancún will make you marvel at the beauty of God's creation.
AY 10 - CANCUN – AIRPORT
After breakfast this morning you will check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport of Cancún for your direct flight back home.