Pilgrimage to Mexico City

An Adventure for Youth & Young Adults

Join Verso Ministries on pilgrimage to Mexico City and immerse yourself in the story Our Lady of Gualdalupe and the rich spiritual heritage of Mexico. Around every corner, discover a beautiful tapestry of history, culture, and spirituality. Explore the Zócalo, encounter the lives of saints and martyrs, float through the gardens of Xochilmoco, climb the pyramids of Teotihuacán, and spend time in prayer and reflection at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. From the ruins of the Aztecs to the taquerias of today, this journey of faith and culture will inspire you to embrace Our Lady’s invitation to relationship with Christ and community with those around us.

What to expect

June 6 - 11, 2024

Welcome to Mexico City!

From the Zócalo to Bl. Miguel Pro, uncover Mexico City’s history, spirituality, and culture

Reflection, exploration, and prayer at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Free Time By Day, Floating Gardens By Night

Climbing Higher: Pyramids of Teotihuacán and Santa Maria Tulpetlac

Depart Mexico & Continue the Journey


Package Cost: $2,298
As Low As: $1,998
With Early Bird discount
Early Bird Savings: $300
When you register on or before February 11, 2024 
  • Optional Add-Ons:
    • Single Room Supplement: $414
    • Gratuities for guides, drivers, & hotels: $77/person
    • Travel Protection: Student Travel Plan; price varies*
  • Additional Pricing Information:
    • Pricing listed per person in double-occupancy rooms and does not include airfare.
    • The number of available single-occupancy rooms is limited.
    • *Travel protection premium is calculated based on a variety of factors and optional plans are provided by Travel Insured International.
    • Rates assume a minimum of 30 full-paying pilgrims.
What’s Included
  • Dedicated pilgrimage director, supplemented by local guides
  • Catholic chaplain
  • Daily Mass
  • Private transportation on motorcoach, including airport and hotel transfers
  • All tickets and donations for included activities listed on itinerary
  • Simple accommodations
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Audio headsets
  • Preparation and follow-up materials
  • Verso pilgrimage booklets and pilgrim kits
What’s Not Included
  • Roundtrip airfare
  • Passport, visa, or luggage fees
  • Gratuities for guide(s), driver(s), meals & hotel (optional add-on)
  • Any personal purchases
  • Meals while traveling, all meals not explicitly listed on the itinerary, and drinks at meals
  • Recommended travel insurance (optional add-on)
  • Anything else not explicitly mentioned as included
Flight Information
  • Arrival information
    • Arrive by: June 6, 2024
    • Arrival time: Any time before 3:00 p.m.
    • Arrival airport: Benito Juarez Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
    • Arrival transfer: Pilgrims will be transferred in one group from the airport to the hotel at 3:30 p.m.
  • Departure information
    • Depart on: June 11, 2024
    • Departure time: Any time on June 11
    • Departure airport: Benito Juarez Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
    • Departure transfer: Pilgrims departing on June 11 will be transferred to the airport in one group that morning.
Payment Schedule & Cancellation Policy

Deposit due upon registration – $500/person

Final balance due 120 days prior to departure – Final balance

Please note: Payment plans can be arranged if needed. Please contact us if you would like to pay in several installments.

Final package price is estimated. Prices are based on the current exchange rate (as of November 2023). Any drastic fluctuations in currency exchange rates could affect the final pilgrimage pricing. If you have any questions about pricing and when final pricing decisions will be communicated, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted to Verso Ministries in written form and received via email or mail. Any refunds, as applicable, will be processed based on the date stamp of email or mail received. Cancellation fees are for individual pilgrims and fees will be charged per person per booking.

Cancellations are possible at any time, but refunds are subject to cancellation fees at the rates listed here.

  • Within 2 weeks of deposit: Free Cancellation*
  • 91 days or more from departure: Deposit is retained
  • 90-61 days prior to departure: 25% of trip cost is non-refundable
  • 60-31 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost is non-refundable
  • 30 days or less prior to departure: 100% of trip cost is non-refundable

*Free cancellation (if deposit is made more than 180 days prior to departure)

Any cancellation charges incurred from other suppliers or vendors (flight, lodging, ground transportation, tickets, etc.) may come in addition to the administrative fees listed here. All group flight airline tickets, optional excursions, trip options, pre/post extensions, private transfers, and additional hotel nights are non-refundable 100 days or less prior to departure unless otherwise noted.

Detailed Itinerary

June 6 - 11, 2024


  • Arrive at Mexico City International airport and transfer as a group to the hotel
  • Welcome Mass at a local church, walking distance from hotel
  • Welcome briefing and dinner at the hotel
  • Overnight in Mexico City
  • Meals Included: Dinner

Zócalo & Taco Tour

  • Morning Mass at the Church of the Holy Family, where the remains of the martyred Miguel Pro are found
  • Then, a walking tour of the Zócalo, with visits to the Metropolitan Cathedral, ruins of Templo Mayor, and the National Palace
  • Afternoon Taco & Cantina tour, sampling cuisine at various restaurants, meeting with the chefs, and enjoying fellowship & Mexican games
  • Free evening and dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Mexico City
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

  • Depart to the Plaza of the 3 Cultures – Tlatelolco – to see the Church of St. James where St. Juan Diego presented the tilma of Our Lady to the Bishop as proof of her apparitions
  • Continue to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, where you will celebrate Mass, have a tour of the grounds, and venerate the tilma
  • Free time to have lunch on your own, explore the shrine, and have time for private devotions
  • Transfer back to the hotel, free evening and dinner on your own
  • Overnight in Mexico City
  • Meals included: Breakfast

Free Day & Xochimilco

  • Free day to explore Mexico City.
  • In the early evening, Mass together as a group at a local church.
  • Evening visit to the Floating Gardens of Mexico, Xochimilco, where you will climb aboard a decorated gondola and float through the flower-laden canals, while enjoying live music and dinner on board
  • Overnight in Mexico City
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Teotihuacán Santa Maria Tulpetlac

  • Visit the Pyramids of Teotihuacan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to see (and have the chance to climb) the pyramids and discover more about the native history and culture of Mexico
  • Buffet lunch included at a nearby restaurant with live music and native dancers
  • Closing Mass at the Church of the 5th Apparition, Santa Maria Tulpetlac
  • Return to hotel, free time before gathering as a group for closing reflections
  • Closing dinner at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in Mexico City
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


  • Transfer to the airport as a group and depart
  • Meals Included: Breakfast