Aug. 6-11, 2013
Feb. 18-23, 2014
|Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP) Tour
Jan. 31-Feb. 9, 2014
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.
|2013 Tour Dates||
Aug. 6-11, 2013
Participants should arrive in Guatemala on Tuesday. However, some exceptions can be made for a Wednesday arrival if absolutely necessary.
US$1,275 plus airfare for double 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).
Note: This itinerary shows real experiences and approximate travel times, but is not the exact itinerary for this year's tours.
Arrive in Guatemala city (GUA) on morning/early afternoon flight.
Guatemala City / Antigua
10:00 am Guatemala City Tour
2:00 pm Lunch & Tour of CoEd Guatemala headquarters
4:00 pm Depart for Antigua
5:30 pm Check in at Porta Hotel Antigua
7:00 pm Dinner at Porta Hotel Antigua
Antigua / Tecpán
7:30 am Breakfast at Porta Hotel Antigua
8:30 am Walking Tour of Antigua
10:00 am Visit and Cultural Exchange with CoEd Scholarship Students
11:30 am Depart for Patzún, Chimaltenango
1:30 pm Lunch in Patzún
2:00 pm Site visit to CoEd Textbook & Computer Projects, Patzún Cooperative School
5:30 pm Check in at Hotel Albergues de Tecpán
7:00 pm Dinner at Hotel Albergues de Tecpán
7:30 am Breakfast at Hotel Albergues de Tecpán
8:30 am Depart for Lake Atitlán
10:15 am Depart by boat for Santiago, Atitlán
11:15 am Supplies delivery at Santiago Primary School
1:00 pm Depart by boat for Santa María Visitación
1:15 pm Lunch & site visit to CoEd Textbook Project, Santa María Visitación School
3:15 pm Depart by boat for Santiago, Atitlán
4:15 pm Check in at Hotel Posada de Santiago
7:00 pm Dinner at Hotel Posada de Santiago
Lake Atitlán / Guatemala City
7:30 am Breakfast at Hotel Posada de Santiago
8:30 am Walking Tour & Shopping in Santiago Atitlán
12:00 pm Lunch at Hotel Posada de Santiago
1:30 pm Depart for Guatemala City
4:30 pm Check in at Hotel Radisson
6:00 pm Final dinner & reception at Hotel Radisson
Depart Guatemala City on scheduled flights.
Guatemala Literacy Project Tour
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:
- Deliver textbooks and inaugurate computer centers at impoverished Guatemalan schools
- Learn about Guatemalan history and culture, as well as the challenges faced by people in the developing world
- Share in the fellowship of other Rotarians from the U.S., Canada, and Guatemala
- For GLP Tour information, visit the GLP's website.