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Tour Information

Intrigued by CoEd's work in Guatemala? The best way to learn more is to sign up for a tour—you'll be happy you did!
Upcoming Tours
Snapshot Tour
August 2-7, 2016
February 21-26, 2017
Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP) Tour
February 3-12, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

Snapshot Tour

CoEd’s Guatemala Snapshot Tour offers a five-day glimpse into the beautiful scenery of Guatemala and the indigenous culture of the Mayan people. You will meet the children who benefit from CoEd projects and witness the gratitude of their families and communities.

General Information

2016-2017 Tour Dates

August 2-7, 2016
February 21-26, 2017

Participants should arrive in Guatemala on Tuesday. However, some exceptions can be made for a Wednesday arrival if absolutely necessary.

Cost

 

US$1,275 plus airfare for double occupancy*
US$1,375 plus airfare for single occupancy

*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).

Details
  • The application deadline is July 1, 2016 or January 15, 2017.
  • The Snapshot Tour is limited to 25 participants.
  • A non-refundable deposit of US$200 is required at the time of application.
  • Apply online now or contact Leslie Jenkins Reed at leslie@coeduc.org or 513-661-7000, x. 115.

 

Sample Itinerary

Note: This itinerary shows real experiences and approximate travel times, but is not the exact itinerary for this year's tours.

Guatemala City—the country's capital

TUESDAY
Arrive in Guatemala city (GUA) on morning/early afternoon flight.

WEDNESDAY
8:00 am Orientation & Breakfast
10:00 am Visit to a Culture of Reading Program School
1:00 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Computer Center Demonstration
5:00 pm Depart for Hotel
7:00 pm Group Dinner at Hotel

Antigua—rated "Top City" by Wanderlust Travel Magazine

THURSDAY
7:30 am Breakfast at Hotel
8:30 am Depart for CORP School Demonstration
9:30 am CORP School Demonstration & Celebration
1:00 pm Depart for Lunch
1:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Free Time
6:00 pm Social Hour
7:00 pm Group Dinner

Visiting CoEd's program schools is a highlight of the tour.

FRIDAY
7:30 am Breakfast at Hotel
8:30 am Depart for CORP School Visit
10:15 am CORP School Visit & Classroom Activities
12:30 pm Depart for Lunch
1:15 pm Lunch
2:15 pm Depart for Textbook School Visit & Celebration
2:30 pm Textbook School Visit & Celebration
4:30 pm Depart for Hotel
6:00 pm Social Hour
7:00 pm Group Dinner

Aldous Huxley famously called Lake Atitlán "the most beautiful lake in the world."

SATURDAY
8:00 am Breakfast at Hotel
9:00 am Scholarship Student Career Panel and Cultural Activities
12:00 pm Lunch & Free Time
1:30 pm Optional Tourist Activity or Free Time
6:00 pm Final dinner & Reception at Hotel

SUNDAY
Depart Guatemala City on scheduled flights.

Guatemala Literacy Project Tour

Rotarians travel to Guatemala with CoEd on Guatemala Literacy Project Tours.

Members of Rotary International can travel to Guatemala with CoEd through the Guatemala Literacy Project, a partnership between North American and Guatemalan Rotary clubs and Cooperative for Education.

On a GLP Tour, you will: