5 Day Guadalupe (Program 3)
Day 01 USA/MEXICO CITY. Welcome at the international airport of Mexico City and transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 02 MEXICO CITY. Guided visit including the most important buildings in the historical centre located around the “ The Zocalo”, the Cathedral, National Palace, to admire the famous murals of Diego Rivera (Subject to availability, it depends on government activities). Continue to the modern part of the City, ending at the Anthropology Museum (closed on Mondays), one of the World’s 10 best museums. Overnight.
Day 03 PYRAMIDS OF TEOTIHUACAN & GUADALUPE SHRINE. Today begins our great pilgrimage going to the world renown Archaeological City of Teotihuacan and its incredible pyramids of the Sun and the moon. Then continue to the most important sanctuary of our journey: The basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe. Our tour starts with visiting the square of three cultures and the parish of Santiago Tlatelolco famed for being the seat of the first archbishop of Mexico and where the Indian Juan Diego took the flowers that miraculously created the image of our lady of Guadalupe. Then we will visit its basilica, on the main altar, where will take mass and communion. 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. Return to Mexico City for dinner and overnight.
Day 04 PUEBLA & CHOLULA. We’ll drive from Mexico City to Cholula where we will visit the Cholula’s Pyramid which has a height of 210 ft, twice as tall as Cheops in Egypt. Then we’ll go to the Santa Maria de Tonazintla Church that features a baroque indigene style and interiors with gold. From here we’ll start a short drive to Puebla or usually called as “The City of Angels”. Later we will visit the “Plaza de Armas”, the Cathedral, and Santo Domingo de Guzman Church. In the afternoon we will drive back to Mexico City for dinner and overnight.
Day 05MEXICO CITY / USA. Transfer from hotel to airport in order to board flight back home - the end of a memorable pilgrimage.