Day 1. MEXICO CITY
Arrival and reception at the International Airport of Mexico City. Transfer to hotel and lodging.
Day 2. MEXICO CITY
Breakfast. Tour to Mexico City visiting its modern and ancient avenue, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Plaza de Santo Domingo and the church; built by the Dominicans order in 1576, and the chapel of the Virgin of the Rosary, the first in America; the National Palace, where we will also visit the largest panoramic temple, built by the Aztecs in 1319; We continue to the church of San Francisco el Grande and the temple de la profesa; continuing our tour of the Plaza de la Santa Veracruz where we can see the parish of the same name as the church of San Juan de Dios, which is dedicated to “San Antonio de Padua”, he is asked for grooms, him and Saint Cayetano, are the most powerful to open the roads since they are the owners of the 7 keys and lost things. There is the tradition of wearing a red ribbon, writing in it requests that you want fulfilled. Later, we will go to the second most revered shrine in the city, which is the temple of San Hipolito where you can see the image of San Judas Tadeo, who all the people of Mexico worship; before leaving the historic center we will visit the parish of San Fernando and its cemetery museum. Back to the hotel.
Day 3. MEXICO CITY
Breakfast. Today we will start our visit to the Parish of Santa Maria Auxiliadora, visiting in transit, the modern Pink Zone, Polanco, Chapultepec and the area of the most important museums in Mexico. We continue along the Parish of St. Augustine in Polanco, which is dedicated to St. Augustine Bishop of Hippo and Doctor of the Church, Santa Rita de Casia and St. Charbel. This parish is served by a community of Augustinian priests, and is famous for being the site of celebrations of connoted personalities from all parts in Mexico. Then we descend to Santa Fe and its forested hills, known as the new City of Mexico to reach the majestic convent of the Desierto de los Leones in the National Park with the same name. Back to the hotel.
Day 4. MEXICO CITY
Breakfast. We begin with the Temple of mercy and the Parroquia del Purísimo Corazón de María, then travel through the avenue insurgents towards the Cultural Poliforum Siqueiros, Teatro de los Insurgentes until we reach the Church of Carmen to visit the museum and convent, San Jacinto Plaza and its church, in the stunning colonial neighborhood of San Angel, not to mention Chimalistac and sixteenth-century church; We continue to the University City campus and its murals, world heritage, work of the most famous Mexican muralists and Cuicuilco pyramid and here we continue to San Agustin de las Cuevas in the colonial district of Tlalpan and there to Santa María de la Visitación, temple that commemorates the visit of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. We continue to Xochimilco, to take a ride on a Trajinera or Prehispanic boat and will finish in the temple of San Bernardino, where the “Bread Child” each Sunday strengthens the unity of the faithful. Back to the hotel.
Day 5. MEXICO CITY
Breakfast. Today we will visit the Sanctuary del Señor del Santo Sepulcro y templo de la cuevita, , located in Iztapalapa, where the original image of el Señor de la cuevita; an effigy depicting Jesus of Nazareth in the tomb is saved. Tradition attributes this image the cure of cholera of the town of Iztapalapa, an epidemic occurred during the nineteenth century. In honor of this event, The 8 Barrios of Iztapalapa made a representation of the Cross of Jesus in the Holy Week, which attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. We will continue with the Temple of San Matías, founded by the Franciscans in 1564 whose façade is Stipe and Baroque. And the Chapel of the Holy Cross, one of the oldest properties in Iztacalco that for its beauty and history in May 6 1972 was declared a historical monument. Our tour continues to the famous district of Coyoacan through the Francisco Sosa Avenue to visit the suburb of the sixteenth century and reach the church of Santa Catalina and the Church of San Juan Bautista to pray, to appreciate their stunning paintings and the saint that is always exposed, both from the XVI century. Our last stop is to the temple la Esperanza. Back to the hotel
Day 6. MEXICO CITY
Breakfast. To complete our pilgrimage, we will visit the Plaza of the Three Cultures and the interior of the Church of Santiago Tlatelolco and a panoramic visit to the archaeological site of Tlatelolco. We continue to the magnificent archaeological site of the Teotihuacan pyramids; Tulpetlac, where the Indian Juan Diego lived, and the Acolman monastery from the sixteenth century and In the afternoon visit the Basilica of Our Mother the Virgin of Guadalupe to pray, revere and admire, also visit the interior of the new basilica where we can take pictures next to the original mantle of the virgin. Also we visit the Church del pocito, the first chapel, the chapel of Indians and the great basilica; then visit the top of Tepeyac Hill where the Virgin appeared to Juan Diego and there handed him the roses that led him to archbishop. The visit will take as long as necessary, as it is one of the most important points in our pilgrimage; We will also have time to buy some religious articles and observe the image of Juan Diego reflected in the eyes of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Back to the hotel.
Day 7. MÉXICO TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to board your return flight home. End of services.
06 nights of lodging in Mexico City, daily breakfast, transfers airport / hotel / airport, Museum of the Church of Carmen, ride in Trajinera, Entrance to Pyramids of Teotihuacan, Acolman Monastery and Convent of the of theDesert Lions.