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Krakow • Czestochowa • Wadowice • Auschwitz • Wieliczka • Zakopane

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  • 13 Days ~ Airfare included from anywhere in the U.S.

There are no trip dates scheduled at this time.

Trip Includes

  • Flights from anywhere in the United States and flights between countries as per your itinerary. (all necessary flights on your trip are included)
  • Daily Mass is available but not mandatory. Proximo Travel always has one or more Catholic Priests accompanying the group as chaplain(s).
  • Airport Taxes, Security Fees & Fuel Surcharges Saving you an average of $400-$600!
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas.
  • Transportation with luxury bus.
  • All breakfasts and all dinners. Dinners take place at upscale restaurants not at the hotel. (Except in the Holy Land, at the Shrines, or when there is a long day of travel and the circumstances necessitate it.) Wine included with all dinners.
  • All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide.
  • Guided Tours and Tour Fees ~ Our tour guides are very caring, licensed, and well educated. Many of our guides have their PhD's.
  • Luggage handling (1 suitcase and 1 carry-on per person)
  • Single Supplement (as long as the passengers is willing to room with someone and allows us to provide them with a roommate. If the passenger wants a guaranteed room to of their own, then they have to pay the $900 single supplement)
  • Remember: Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip ~ We always wait for passengers and never leave anyone behind.

Trip Does Not Include

  • Lunch
  • Trip Insurance. Work directly with Travel Guard to protect your investment and insure your money. There are different packages to choose from depending on what your travel needs are. Use the above link or the link right below the picture of the Pope on our home page to visit their site.

Steps for Registration

  1. Call us (855) 842-8001 or register online with a credit card and pay your $500 deposit per person to save your spot. The $500 deposit is part of the total price of the trip
  2. A $1,000 Airfare Deposit (AD) per person is due one month from the registration. The AD is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check)
  3. The balance is due 4 months before the trip departure date. The balance is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).

  • Mail all checks and correspondence to:
  • Proximo Travel
    PO Box 3479
    Worcester, MA 01613

  • NOTE: If you sign up for a trip within 4 months of the departure date, you pay the deposit of $500 with a credit card and the balance is required to be overnighted in the form of a personal check, money order, or bank check.

Hotels listed below are our preferred hotels. If reservations cannot be made at one or more of these locations, a comparable hotel will be reserved. We only use 4 or 5 star accommodations.


Trip Itinerary

    July 20: Departure from USA to Krakow. Dinner and Breakfast will be served in-flight.

    July 21: Arrival in Krakow. Check into hotel. Then it's off to Auschwitz where you will visit the impressive Holocaust Memorial. (Included in trip but may not be visited based on group leader approval) Day tour of Krakow with your guide. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 22: Today we will go to Zakopane. After a tour of the city, enjoy free time to stroll through the town's most popular street: Krupówki, lined with stores, restaurants, carnival rides, and performers. Perhaps you will buy an oscypek or a ciupaga (both unique to Zakopane) to take home with you. Return to Krakow for dinner and overnight.

    July 23: After breakfast, take a tour of Wawel Royal Castle and the Cathedral. Then descend into the underground chambers of the Wieliczka Salt Mines for an unparalleled tour of the medieval galleries and halls carved out of rocks and salt deposits. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 24: After breakfast, depart for Lagiewniki which is the capital of the Divine Mercy where Christ Himself wished to pass on to our generation, through the mediation of St. Faustina. The Sanctuary houses grace-working images of Merciful Jesus and the relics of St. Faustina. Visit the Shrine of Divine Mercy, St. Faustina's convent chapel, and her tomb. See the displayed relic of St. John Paul II where his robe contains the blood stain from when he was shot in 1981. Depart for Wadowice, the birthplace of Karol Wojtyla. Visit the church he was to have attended and was baptized as a child. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 25: After breakfast, take a bus ride north to Czestochowa. Visit Our Lady of Czestochowa, Poland's greatest pilgrimage shrine, where there will be mass. Then visit Jasna Gora Monastery. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 26: After breakfast, WYD begins with the official welcome of pilgrims followed by the opening ceremonies in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 27: Morning catechesis. This afternoon and evening visit the Way of the Cross, Monastery, and Shrine in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 28: Morning catechesis, afternoon and evening WYD events. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 29: Morning catechesis, afternoon and evening WYD events and Stations of the Cross. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 30: Pilgrimage Walk. Evening Prayer Vigil with our Holy Father. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    July 31: Morning Mass with our Holy Father. Pilgrimage Walk back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Krakow.

    August 1: Departure for USA from Krakow.

    Please note: We do our best to ensure that all sites listed in this itinerary will be seen. However, due to scheduling conflicts, or other circumstances beyond our control, sites may be visited on a different day than listed. If this happens it will also necessitate a change in the restaurant for dinner. However, we will never sacrifice the quality of the meal, all restaurants will meet Proximo Travel's very high standards.

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