Deliver badly–needed textbooks, inaugurate brand new computer centers at impoverished Guatemalan schools, and interact with students, teachers, and families who benefit from the Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP)!
On this nine-day tour, you’ll learn about Guatemalan history and culture, as well as the challenges faced by people in the developing world, all while sharing in the fellowship of other Rotarians from the U.S., Canada, Guatemala, and other countries.
February 3-11, 2018
*Note: the GLP tour will begin on Saturday in 2018, rather than Friday.
Double occupancy*: US $1,575 per person plus airfare
Single occupancy: US $1,775 per person plus airfare
NOTE: Trip expenses may be tax deductible.
*If you do not have a traveling companion, we will happily match you with a roommate in order to secure the Double Occupancy rate.
NOTE: Trip expenses may be tax deductible. Refer to IRS Publication 526 (PDF).
The application deadline is January 1, although the trip may fill sooner.
Each tour is limited to 55 participants; acceptance is on a first–come, first–served basis.
A non–refundable deposit of US $350 is required at the time of application.
Apply online by clicking the “Sign Me Up!” button above or by contacting Leslie Jenkins Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org or 513–661–7000, ext.115.
For questions, check out our Tour FAQ.
Note: This itinerary shows real experiences and approximate travel times, but does not coincide with actual itineraries.
Arrive in Guatemala City, transfer to Antigua
Sunday: Lake Atitlan
8:00 am Project overview presentation
9:00 am Transfer to Santiago Atitlan
1:00 pm Lunch and free time in Santiago Atitlan
5:00 pm Boat ride to Panajachel
7:00 pm Dinner and free time
9:15 am Textbook Project Inauguration at Santa Lucía School
1:00 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Computer Center Inauguration at Chitay Las Rosas School
7:00 pm Dinner and free time
10:00 am Textbook Project Rededication at Tierra Blanca School
1:00 pm Picnic lunch
2:15 pm Computer Center Rededication at Tacajalvé School
6:30 pm Fiesta with Rotary Club of Quetzaltenango
8:30 am Depart for Chichicastenango
10:30 am Free time in Chichicastenango
12:00 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Textbook Project Inauguration at Chujuyup School
8:00 am Depart for Chimazat
9:45 am Culture of Reading Program Inauguration at Cristobal Eduardo Primary School
12:30 pm Lunch
3:00 pm Textbook Program Inauguration at San Lucas School and San Lucas Nocturno School
7:00 pm Social hour and dinner
9:45 am Culture of Reading Program Inauguration at La Trompeta Primary School
12:30 pm Picnic lunch
1:30 pm Textbook Project Inauguration at Caquixajay School
5:45 pm Social hour
6:30 pm Dinner with local Rotarians
9-11:30am Activity with Scholarship Students
12:00 pm Lunch on your own / Free Time in Antigua
5:30 pm Social hour
6:00 pm Final dinner and reception
Depart Antigua for Guatemala City airport