Pilgrimage with Fr. Ernesto Ombrog , OCarm
SAMPLE ITINERARY | 14 days tour
DEPARTURE FROM MANILA
Check-in at NAIA airport for departure to Rome via Dubai. Enjoy in flight amenities, meals & entertainment.
Arrive Rome. Meet & proceed with the half day tour of Rome by visiting Colloseo, Fountain of Trevi, Scala Santa and more. Dinner & overnight at hotel. MAR 18 ROME – PAPAL AUDIENCE – 4 MAJOR BASILICAS OF ROME After hotel breakfast then proceed Vatican City for Audience with the Pope at St Peter’s Square. In the afternoon, visit the 4 major Basilicas of Rome for a True Pilgrimage: * St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican * St. Mary major built 432 AD * St. John in Lateran – original Papal residence * St. Paul’s Outside the wall – with the portraits of all the Popes. Dinner and overnight.
ROME – SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Southeast part of Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo where Padre Pio lived and died and the crucifix in front of which he received the stigmata, while praying after Mass in the choir loft of the small Church of Our Lady of Grace on the 20th September 1918. Visit Padre Pio’s tomb as well as an exhibition of Padre Pio’s life and many blessed relics and garments. Dinner and overnight.
SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO – LANCIANO – ASSISI – FLORENCE
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Lanciano and visit the Sanctuary of the Eucharistic Miracle Church. Then drive to Assisi, hometown of St. Francis. Tour of the Upper and Lower Basilicas and the Crypt of St. Francis. Also visit the Basilica of St. Marie Degli Angeli, where the Saint lived and died. Proceed to Florence for your dinner and overnight.
LORENCE – PISA – NICE
We will leave Budapest for BRATISLAVA, the capital of Slovakia and a city alongside the Danube with an attractive historic Centre. Time to see the city and have lunch. After lunch we will continue on our way to the Czech Republic. PRAGUE – At the end of the afternoon, we provide transport to take you to the Old Town Square. This Central location is full of energy and touristic activities. It’s a marvelous place to Acquaint ourselves with Prague. Then return to hotel.
NICE – TOULOUSE – LOURDES
After breakfast, drive along the picturesque French Riviera viewing resort, Villa Yacht Harbors. Then on to the lovely Province area. via Toulouse, we head up the Pyrenees to the town of Lourdes- home of St Bernadette for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, our guided tour of Lourdes will include the sanctuary; the Basilica of St Pius X, the world’s largest underground church; and the baths where hundreds of miraculous cures have taken place. Celebrate daily Mass at the Grotto, enjoy a video presentation telling the story of Lourdes. See Boly Mill where St Bernadette was born and the “Cachot,” an abandoned prison where Bernadette’s impoverished family lived. Join your prayers with those of pilgrims from around the world as you pray for the sick, drink water from the miraculous spring, and submerge yourself in the healing baths. Time for private devotions. Dinner and overnight.
LOURDES – ANDORRA – BARCELONA
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Barcelona. Dinner and overnight in Barcelona.
BARCELONA – SAGRADA FAMILIA – BARCELONA
After breakfast, free time, until you transfer to the airport for your flight to Manila.
BARCELONA – MONTSERRAT – MADRID
Breakfast at hotel. Visit to the monastery of Montserrat, perched high on an awesome mountain range rising from the Catalonian plain. Visit the Royal Basilica and pray to the venerated Black Madonna which according to tradition, was carved by St. Luke. Listen to the singing of the celebrated “Escalonia” by the children’s choir, considered to be the oldest in Europe. Proceed to Madrid. Dinner and overnight in Madrid
MADRID – AVILA – SALAMANCA – FATIMA
Breakfast, Drive to nearby Avila-hometown of Sta Teresa. View the middle age walled city; visit the cathedral and Covent of Sta Teresa. Continue your drive to the Roman Town of Salamanca with its beautiful Plaza Major. Finally drive into Portugal and via Coimbra head for Fatima for our dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. We will have a sightseeing tour of Fatima, see the Little Chapel of the Apparitions, Basilica, the site of Francesco and Jacinta’s 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. Dinner and overnight.
FATIMA – PORTO – DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Porto a coastal city in northwest Portugal and the second largest city in Portugal after Lisbon. Admire the impressive monuments and sites like the Catherdal, the Ribeira Square, Lello bookshop, Sao Bento Railway Station, Sta Catalina street, Luis I Bridge. Visit also the St Francis Church classified as National Monument in 1910 and World Heritage in 1996.
End of Tour
- Passport Valid for 6 Months
- Application form with Signature (A4)
- Birth Certificate
- 4 Copies of recent passport size pic.
- Certificate of Employment with Leave of Absence & Salary Declaration
- Bank Certificate & Bank Statement
- Income Tax Return (Original /Photocopies)
- Business Permit (original/photocopy)
- Business Registration (original/photocopy)
- Travel Insurance Valid for 45 Days
- Marriage Contract /Affidavit of Consent
(if not traveling with Spouse)
- BOQ/Vaccination Card (Fully Vaccinated)
- Roundtrip Economy Airfare
- 7 nights based on 3-4 star hotel
- Sightseeing as per itinerary
- English speaking Tour guide
- Filipino Tour Leader
- Private air-conditioned motor coach
- Souvenir Bag & Personalized Luggage Tag
- Airline Taxes: TBA
- PH Travel Tax: TBA
- Visa Fee: TBA
- City Tax: TBA
- Beverages / Drinks during meals
- Tips for the driver, guides, etc. ($10 per day per person)
- Items purely personal in nature
such as telephone calls, laundry
service, use of refreshments in minibar.
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
- RT PCR Testing (if required) – TBA
- Travel Insurance: TBA
- $300 Booking deposit is STRICTLY NON REFUNDABLE
- Full payment should be made at least 30 days prior to departure
- Cancellation made 30 days before dep. will automatically forfeit the payment
- Cancellation made 30 days before dep.
will automatically forfeit the payment
- Deviation/Extension fee, per person,
depending on the availability of the
flight with fare difference.
- Minimum of 30 passengers to run the
tour (to be joined with regular paying
- Single Supplement TBA