"You have nothing to worry about. The LORD is taking care of you on this journey" (Judges 18:6)
MOTHERLAND of CHRISTIANITY Special Lourdes - Fatima - Medugorje - Rome
CROATIA (Zagreb 1 Nt ) BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA (Medjugorje 3 Nts)
SPAIN (Santiago de Compostela – Ponferrada 1 Nt)
Below are the places to be visited and more.....
All Inclusive Cost: INR 1,85,000/-
Special discount on group bookings for more than 20 adults.
Please book early to ensure the availability of the seats. (Subject to availability)
The tour cost is applicable for the first 25 bookings, post which the cost may vary.
Cost Includes : Airfare, Stay on Twin Sharing, Visa, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, All Entries, Transfers, Taxes, Guides & Tips.
Four Star Hotels accommodation will be provided for the staying in places more than 2 or 3 nights near the Pilgrimage Sanctuaries.
17 October 2019
Special discount on group bookings for more than 20 adults.
Please book early to ensure the availability of the seats. (Subject to availability)
Airfare, Stay on Twin Sharing, Visa, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, All Entries - Transfers - Taxes, Guides & Tips.
Please book early to ensure the availability of the seats (Subject to availability).
Following are certain points that we request our Pilgrims to note and observe.
- If you are taking any types of medicine then carry sufficient quantity with you. These might be very expensive abroad and availability not certain.
- Please bring with you sports shoes, casual sportswear and a small umbrella for comfort in walking and travelling.
- Also bring necessary woolens as the weather can be very unpredictable and might turn cold at times.
- Do not forget to carry with you universal adapters for charging your mobile phones and cameras as the sockets in other countries are not the same as in India.
- Kindly note that Rotation System will be used in seating arrangement on the Bus.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
- Every person will have to give the entire Tour/Pilgrimage amount in advance to confirm the reservation.
- No credit or refund will be given for any missed/unused services of the tour including the meals due to any reason.
- The Tour Operator has full right to modified, vary, amend or cancel any condition, tour itinerary, hotel, places etc, if circumstances so warrant, without prior intimation and no credit or refund will be given for the same.
- No refund would be given in case of delay or postponed tours due to any force majeure or otherwise, including nature calamity, riots, political uncertainty, terrorist attack, changes in rules by any government, air lines or other general strikes etc… calamities or any other unforeseen calamities.
- Change of date would not be allowed. No refund would be given in case of any Domestic or International Sector
in case such air tickets are non refundable.
- The Tour Operator has no control over issue of Visa and in case of refusal of Visa by the concerned government / authority, no refund will be given In case any tourist decided to cancel tour for unforeseen circumstances.
- All the tours will be operated with minimum 25 pax. In case of less pax, the booked pax will be adjusted in the next available trip if possible or we will refund (interest free) the full amount paid.
- Refund (interest free) will be given after deducting cancellation charges, as under:
Number of days prior to departure Cancellation charges % on total tour price 46 – 31 Days 25% Non Refundable on the tour cost paid. 30 – 15 Days 50% Non Refundable on the tour cost paid. 14 – 8 Days 75% Non Refundable on the tour cost paid. 7 Days 100% Non Refundable on the tour cost paid. No Show 100% Non Refundable on the tour cost paid. IN ANY OTHER CASE INR 25,000 NON REFUNDABLE.
We believe that you may be familiar with our name as for many years we have been organizing Pilgrimages to Holy Land and The Motherland of Christianity - Europe. Our humble pursuit in the service of Christianity and our Christian brethren has been rewarded by the Blessings of our Holy Mother and Her Son our Lord JESUS CHRIST. Today we have a large number of satisfied Pilgrims who will testify that we are true to our motto of maximum sightseeing, personalized attention and pocket friendly.
Sheer profit making is not the guiding factor in our endeavors and our costs are probably the lowest and we don't compromise on quality and comfort. We provide extensive Holy Sites visits and look after our Pilgrims with personal care and attention. We maintain transparency and clarity in our ads and fulfill the promises. We make with total sincerity.
Our whole Pilgrimage enterprise is based on the faith we have in the benediction of our HOLY MOTHER. We have a long list of Rev Fathers and Rev Sisters who have prayed with and for our Pilgrims in past Pilgrimages. They are always praying for us, for all our visits to the lands of our Holy Mother and our Lord Jesus. So come with faith in the heart and a prayer on the lips to experience the divine benevolence on our Pilgrimage, We welcome you.
Tour Code: JWT-AP527
DAY 1: ARRIVE INTO PARIS THEN TO LOURDES.
DAY 2: IN AND AROUND LOURDES (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)
After breakfast followed by the walking tour of Lourdes, the small Pyrenees village of Lourdes and its imposing basilica that attracts millions of Pilgrims annually. This is the site where, in 1858, a young peasant girl, Bernadette Soubirous, had several appearances of Virgin Mary. Also we visit Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine and the St. Bernadette’s Birth place and family home. A visit to this Church affords the opportunity to wander an immense CATHEDRAL, but also to see the actual cave where a young girl claimed she spoke to the Virgin Mary and where an endless stream of visitors come in search of a spiritual experience or miraculous healing. The Catholic Church has acknowledged dozens of miracles from this spot, here we all can experience the dip in the water and people were healed by their faith and prayers and evening join the memorable rosary and Candle light Procession, back to hotel and stay overnight.
DAY 3: IN AND AROUND LOURDES (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)
We have kept this day at Lourdes. All the Pilgrims will get an extra day for their private visits as well the Holy Dip, Way of the Cross, Confessions, rest of the day can visit nearby places in Lourdes, prayers and evening join the memorable rosary and Candle light Procession, back to hotel and stay overnight. hotel and stay overnight.
DAY 4: LOURDES - PONFERRADA (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)
DAY 5: PONFERRADA SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELLA - FATIMA (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)
After breakfast proceed to Santiago De Compostella to visit Cathedral of St. James, one of the finest examples of architecture in all of Europe. Pilgrims have the opportunity to climb the stairs behind the altar to visit the crypt where the relics of St. James are preserved, touch the central pillar (Portico de La Gloria), view the botafumeiro and admire the wealth of medieval art inside the Cathedral, before visiting the cloister museum. Enjoy a walk through the beautiful streets of Santiago de Compostella, the city of the apostle, full of historical buildings and other attraction and transfer to Fatima Ponferrada, Check-in at the hotel, after dinner Join evening’s memorable rosary and Candle light Procession, then to hotel, stay overnight.
DAY 6: IN AND AROUND FATIMA (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)
After breakfast walking Pilgrimage in Fatima, Six times from May 13 to Oct 13, 1917 the Virgin Mary appeared to three novices belonging to the diocese of Leiria. A new big basilica however just as beautiful as older basilica was constructed here in 1928 and millions of pilgrims visit this each year. Fatima is one of the most visited holy places by Catholics from around the world. The atmosphere of intense spirituality and the importance of Fatima have been attested to by the visits of two Popes: Paul VI and John Paul II. Touring Fatima, see the Little Chapel of the Apparitions, Basilica, the site of Francesco and Jacintas graves, the Hamlet of Aljustrel, where the children lived and Valinhos, the site of Our Lady’s appearance after the children’s return from prison. Follow the Stations of the Cross along the Via Sacra (The Sacred Way) culminating in the Chapel of Calvary, which overlooks all of Fatima, Afternoon we visit the birth place of St. Anthony in Lisbon with a short city tour of Lisbon and back to Fatima and after dinner join evening’s memorable rosary and Candle light Procession, back to hotel and stay overnight at Fatima.
DAY 7: FATIMA - LISBON / MADRID - ROME (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner).
After breakfast proceed to airport to take flight to Rome, Upon arrival transfer to hotel, stay overnight.
DAY 8: IN AND AROUND ROME (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
After early breakfast we visit Vatican City for Papal Audience followed by Vatican City tour you will be visiting Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Gallery of the Tapestries. Upon arrival at the Vatican Walls we will enter inside the Vatican Museums taking the beautiful Spiral staircase and continuing through the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps before arriving in the famous Sistine Chapel with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgment by Michelangelo then visit St Peter’s Basilica and St Peter’s Square, back to hotel, stay overnight.
DAY 9: IN AND AROUND ROME (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
After breakfast we begin our day with a visit to The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, or church of Santa Maria Maggiore, is a Papal major basilica and the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome, Italy, from which size it receives the appellation “major” The Patriarchal Basilica of St. Mary Major reigns as an authentic jewel in the crown of Roman churches. Its beautiful treasures are of inestimable value and represent the Church’s role as the cradle of Christian artistic civilization in Rome and then we continue to the Papal Basilica of St John Lateran, Arch Basilica of St John Lateran (San Giovanni in Laterano) the basilica of Saint John Lateran was built under pope Melchiade (311-314), it’s the most ancient church in the world. Due to the fact that the pope is also the bishop of Rome, Saint John in Lateran – being seat of the bishop’s residence – is also Rome’s Cathedral. The original plan had already five aisles. The ancient church was residence of the popes until the coming back from the exile in Avignone (1377), when it was moved to the Vatican. It was pillage-stock of the Visigoths (410), the Vandals (455); the earthquake in 896 caused the central aisle roof to collapse (rebuilt under pope Sergio III in 904-911).It is here that St Francis persuaded Pope Innocent III to give permission to begin the Franciscan Order the night before the Pope had seen a man in a dream and the man was supporting the tottering building of St John Lateran. The next day when Francis appeared before Pope Innocent, His Holiness recognized the face from the dream and consented to Francis’ request and then we will drive by the Forum,view Coliseum, and then to visit the Basilica of St. Paul’s Outside the Walls, housing the Tomb of St Paul the Apostle, affectionately known as the Apostle of the Gentiles, followed by the visit to Church of St Peter in Chains, featuring Michelangelo’s famous statue of Moses and we proceed to Trevi Fountain, Piazza and evening we visit the Catacombs inside, then to hotel, stay overnight.
DAY 10: ROME - MEDJUGORJE (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
After Breakfast we transfer to Rome airport to take the flight to MEDJUGORJE, Upon arrival to MEDJUGORJE, hotel and stay overnight.
DAY 11: IN AND AROUND MEDJUGORJE (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
After breakfast those who wish may climb Mount Krizevac – the Hill of the Cross- treading the stony path and following the Way of the Cross to the summit, where you arrive as dawn breaks. This is an unforgettable experience reflecting the difficulties of our life’s journey culminating in our arrival at the foot of the cross bathed in the light of the Resurrection and rest of the day at Medjugorje, stay overnight.
DAY 12: IN AND AROUND MEDJUGORJE. (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
After breakfast we visit the St. James Parish Church of Medjugorje, consecrated in 1969, is the focus of worship and prayer for both the local parish and visiting pilgrims. A marble statue of the Queen of Peace, which became a symbol of the Medjugorje Shrine, was erected in 1987 at the square in front of the church. The Adoration Chapel was built in 1992 as a place for private prayer and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. The Shrine also includes various prayer areas, a meeting hall for pilgrims, a cemetery, a gift shop, a first aid station, and an information booth and then we will climb to the hill of Crnica above the hamlet of Podbrdo – known as the Hill of the Apparitions. We will also visit and pray at “Blue Cross”, which is a very special place at the base of Apparition Hill where the visionaries would meet in the early days of the apparitions to avoid the Communist police. In the afternoon you can visit the Cenacolo Community, a drugs rehabilitation centre for young people, which uses prayer, fasting and physical work to heal young people from their addictions. You will hear an inspiring personal witness by one of the addicts. Evening back to Church followed by the Rosary and Holy Mass. Stay overnight.
DAY 13: MEDJUGORJE – ZAGREB (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
After breakfast we transfer to Zagreb, followed by the city tour of zagreb includes visit to the historic center of zagreb, kaptol with the cathedral and the central market dolac. Then, passing through the tkalčićeva street with charming little cafes in the 18th century surrounding we will cross a little street called the bloody bridge and continue uphill towards the medieval stone gate with the sanctuary dedicated to st. mary. After passing the stone gate we arrive to gradec, another medieval center of zagreb and we will make a stop at St. mark’s square with the famous St. mark’s church with multi-coloured tiled roof, the best known sign of Zagreb. this square is also a home of the parliament and the government of republic of Croatia. This medieval part of the tour we will finish near the tower lotršćak, the 13th century tower that still watches over Zagreb and the near-by cable-car uspinjača. from the hill we will take one of the numerous wooden 19th century stairs to the square of ban josip jelačić, main square and the heart of zagreb then transfer and stay overnight.
DAY 14: ZAGREB – HOME (Breakfast at hotel- Dinner on-board the flight)
After breakfast free time till we transfer to Airport to take the flight back home.
DAY 15: WE ARRIVE.