Discovery Journey

Colonial Mexico & Our Lady of Guadalupe

$1,699.00

Colonial Mexico & Our Lady of Guadalupe

Discover the History, culture and religion of Mexico

TOUR DATE : 26 Sep – 01 Oct 2022; 6 days;

$1699 from Chicago per person including Air

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Day 1:

DEPART Chicago

Our journey begins as we depart on our flights to Mexico City. Upon arrival at Mexico City airport and after passing by immigration and customs, we will meet our tour guide and bus driver who will welcome us to Mexico. After loading our luggage, we will take the bus and drive to Puebla. Transfer to our hotel in Puebla for our first dinner and overnight in Mexico.

Day 2:

OCOTLAN/PUEBLA

After breakfast, we drive to Ocotlan to visit the pilgrimage Church and see the image of our Lady of Ocotlan where an apparition to Juan Diego in 1541 was miraculously burned into the trunk of an oak tree. Back to Puebla to visit the Monastery of Santo Domingo with the beautiful Dome of the Rosary Chapel, and Puebla Cathedral dedicated to the Immaculate Conception. Then we take a leisurely walk in the Parian Market before going to the hotel for our dinner and overnight

Day 3:

PUEBLA /CHOLULA/TAXCO

We depart our hotel and drive towards Cholula to visit XVI Century San Gabriel Monastery and then enjoy a panoramic tour of the city of Cholula including visit to two fantastic ultra Mexican baroque Churches of Santa Maria Tonantzintla and San Francisco Acatepec. In the afternoon we drive to Taxco, the mining capital of the country with its uniquely narrow cobble-stone streets. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4:

TAXCO/XOCHIMILCO/MEXICO CITY

After breakfast, we take taxis to downtown Taxco (upper town) to visit the center of town and the Church of Santa Prisca. Time for shopping before we take our bus and drive towards Xochimilco where we enjoy a boat ride with lunch including entertainment of Mariachi music. Continue to our Hotel in Mexico City for dinner and overnight.

Day 5:

PYRAMIDS OF TEOTIHUACAN/SHRINE OF
GUADALUPE

This morning we drive to Teotihuacan, one of the best preserved ancient cities in Mexico. Teotihuacan was the most important cities in North America around 55AD, when its population was an estimated 200,000 people. We will be amazed by the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon and the mile long Avenue of the Dead framed by countless monumental structures. After lunch (not included), we will drive to the Shrine of Guadalupe for prayers and Mass. Return to our hotel for our farewell dinner

 

Day 6:

MEXICO CITY/CHICAGO

Transfer to Mexico city airport to take our flight back to Chicago.

 

For full itinerary or information on optional cultural and educational activities:-

Contact: George Palamattam,
312 545 6882, gpalamattam@gmail.com

INCLUSIONS:
• Roundtrip air direct flight from Chicago.
• Airline Taxes and fuel surcharges.
• Accommodation in four star hotels, daily breakfast & dinner.
• Sightseeing in a private air conditioned motor coach.
• Assistance of a tour guide from arrival until departure.
• Entrance Fees and local taxes.
• Booking of daily mass where possible and when accompanied by a priest. Priest is provided by coordinator and is subject to change due to availability

EXCLUSIONS:
• Airline luggage charges.
• Insurance.
• Lunches.
• Personal expenses.
• Gratuities.

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