Day 1 – Jan 28, 2018
Afternoon departure to Mexico City. Upon arrival transfer to our hotel in Mexico City for overnight.
Day 2 – Jan 29, 2018
After breakfast we visit the Square of the Three Cultures and basilicas dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe, visited by several million people every year, built near the location where Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego in 1531. We learn about the history of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Juan Diego who was beatified by Pope John Paul II and celebrate Mass. Continue to the largest American Pyramids, the pyramid of the Sun and the Moon as well as the Pyramid of the “Feathered Dragon”. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Jan 30, 2018
Another day in Mexico City. We visit the Old City and the Cathedral where we celebrate Mass. Continue to Chapultepec, one of the largest city parks in Americas. We visit fascinating Museum of Anthropology. Some free time before return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Jan 31, 2018
After breakfast we ride the colorful highway by the Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes to the “City of Angels”- Puebla. En route we stop at Cholula Church constructed on the top of Great Pyramid. Upon arrival in Puebla a tour of the city takes us to the Cathedral, Dominican Cloister and the Rosary Chapel, where we celebrate Mass. Dinner and overnight Puebla.
Day 5 – Feb 1, 2018
Today we travel to the famous “Silver City”- Taxco. En route we stop in Cuernavaca, one of Mexico’s oldest cities, where we visit rich art collection at Robert Brady Museum. Upon arrival in Taxco we get acquainted with the history of silver mining in Mexico, visit St Priscilla and St Sebastian Church – a jewel of baroque style architecture, where we celebrate Mass. Dinner and overnight in Taxco.
Day 6 – Feb 2, 2018
This morning we travel back to Mexico City. We explore magnificent city center built on top of the ruins of the Aztec capital city. We stop at the Zocalo (main square), Palacio National and drive along famous Paseo de la Reforma. Mass in the Guadalupe shrine. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7 – Feb 3, 2018
After breakfast Mass and transfer to the airport in Mexico City for our flight back to Toronto. Evening arrival
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