Cruise Pilgrimages

TRADITIONAL, RIVER & INTERNATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TRIPS

All trans-Atlantic, Alaska, and Mexico City trips include air from St. Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis or Kansas City. Other major U.S. departure cities may be available, please ask us.  Trips with trans-Atlantic air fares include $350 fuel surcharge allowance in the brochure cover price and are marked “*” in this synopsis.  New Orleans-Thanksgiving Cruise by coach does not include air, and departs from various cities in central/southern Illinois and Missouri.

Guests often ask us when is the best time to register. Choice cabin categories, prices and locations book early. Some cabin categories and locations fill 6 months or more prior to departure. Your application and deposit should be submitted 4 months or more prior to departure to insure availability. Registrations received less than 4 months prior to departure are subject to cruise line availability. Registrations within 3 months of departure require payment in full at time of application

 


Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Tour & Rome.  Fourteen day tour including 10 day cruise on board NLC’s Norwegian Jade in the Eastern Mediterranean visiting the cradle of Christianity. Cruise stops include:  Athens, Ephesus, Naples, Olympia and two full days in Istanbul and Rome. Trip includes round trip air, 2 nights/days in Rome post-cruise, all cruise meals, dinners and breakfasts in Rome. Golden Frontier includes shore excursion and tour in Athens and Rome, hotel just steps from the Vatican and St Peter Basilica. Cruise has shore excursions available in other ports.  Price includes ship, air, cruise port/airport transfers, meals as specified, and post cruise Rome.

Passport required. March, 2015. Priced from $3,386.00*

    


RUSSIAN WATERWAYS CRUISE. Twelve day river cruise from Moscow. In Moscow we board our floating hotel, the Vasilyi Surokov. From this river cruiser we spend three days in Moscow, day visits to smaller cities such as Yaroslavl, Kizhi, Uglich, and 2 1/2 days in St. Petersburg. In St. Petersburg visit Hermitage, Peter & Paul Fortress, and Puskin. In Moscow visit the Kremlin, St. Basil Cathedral, Red Square. Includes airfare, day excursions, three meals daily and evening entertainment on board.        

July, 2014. Priced from $4,308.00*

    


New Orleans and Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise.  Want to go on a cruise but don’t want to fly? Motor coach to New Orleans, drive to the pier then embark on a week long cruise to the Caribbean on board the Norwegian Dawn of NCL. A wonderful cruise for seven nights in the Caribbean over Thanksgiving will make a Thanksgiving holiday you’ll remember for a lifetime. Includes two New Orleans tours, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Shrine and cruise to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras; and Belize City, Belize, Central America, hotels and meals, except 1 lunch. 10% discount is also available to families of 14 or more. 10 day trip price includes week long Caribbean cruise.

Passport or Passcard required. Nov. 22 to Dec. 1, 2014. Priced from $1,762.00

    


Alaska.  Eight days, seven nights by air to/from Seattle, Washington where we board our luxury cruise ship, Star Princess of Princess Cruises, cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage, ports include Juneau, Skagway, and Ketchikan, Alaska, Victoria, B.C., and sail Glacier Bay. The Russian Cathedrals as well as Jesuit missions have a long history of religious endeavor in Alaska. From our ship cabin we pass massive glaciers and snow-capped mountains. Price includes ship, air, cruise port/airport transfers, meals, and entertainment. Passport or Passcard required. August 2014. Priced from $1,998.00*.