Santa Fe, New Mexico
United States Pilgrimage
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
& Santa Fe Area
*Airfare can be arranged for groups*
*Request a Special Group Price for any date (minimum 15)*
Your trip includes
- Centrally located first class hotels as follows: (or similar)
- ~ 3 nights: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza, Santa Fe
- Transfers as per itinerary
- Breakfast and dinner daily
- Wine with dinners
- Transportation by air-conditioned motor coach
- Assistance of a professional local Catholic guide(s)
- Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
- Mass daily & Spiritual activities
- Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
- Tips for meals
- Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents
- Lunches and Beverages not mentioned, Tips to your guide & driver.
Day 1: Arrive Santa Fe
Upon arrival, meet your tour escort for your transfer to the hotel for check in. Enjoy some free time, this evening meet your group in the lobby of your hotel for transfer to a local restaurant for your "Meet and Greet" dinner. After dinner, return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Loretto Chapel - El Santuario de Chimayo
Following breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the Loretto Chapel with the Miraculous Stairway in Santa Fe. The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe is a former Roman Catholic church that is now used as a museum. It is known for its unusual helix-shaped spiral staircase (the "Miraculous Stair"). The Sisters of Loretto credited St. Joseph with its construction. It has been the subject of legend, and the circumstances surrounding its construction and its builder were considered miraculous by the Sisters of Loretto. We will proceed to Chimayo City, for our visit to El Santuario De Chimayo, which is well known for its "Holy Dirt". It is here that we will celebrate Mass and pray beside the "The Shrine of Lord of Esquipulas" and the sand hole. Next, we will see the Our Lady of La Vang statue located in the chapel. Return to Santa Fe for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Francis of Assisi chapel (Santa Fe) - Santuario de Guadalupe
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. We will then visit and celebrate Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. The Cathedral of Saint Francis of Assisi was officially elevated to a basilica by Pope Benedict XVI on October 4, 2005. Next, we will continue to Santuario de Guadalupe. The Santuario de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe is a historic Catholic shrine in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is the oldest church in the United States dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Santa Fe - San Jose
Enjoy your last breakfast at the hotel. Say "farewell" to your fellow pilgrims with new memories. Check out of the hotel and continue to Santa Fe airport for your return flight(s) home.