Guatemala is the largest, most populated, and most impoverished country in Central America. Guatemala is known for its steep volcanoes, vast rainforests, and ancient Mayan sites. Although Spanish is the official language, more than 21 Mayan languages are also spoken there! Nearly 50% of citizens work in agriculture, and coffee is the country’s largest business.
This trip is available for ages 10 years and older. Those under 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Price does not include domestic or international airfare.
Day 1 – Arrive in Guatemala City, journey 4 hours to City of Refuge to settle-in, enjoy a team meeting and rest up for a beautiful week of service.
Day 2 – Meet and play with the locals while distributing new shoes.
Day 3 – Experience an unforgettable morning giving the gift of shoes, then journeying to old city Antigua.
Day 4 – Enjoy an immersive cultural excursion (example: hike Volcano Pacaya, go zip-lining, make authentic Guatemala chocolate at Choco Museum or explore the ruins throughout Antigua) and shop at the local craft market.
Day 5 – Morning activity, check out and transfer to airport for afternoon departures.
*This sample itinerary will change between now and the trip depending on our group and in-country partner’s availability. S4S will provide a final itinerary closer to the trip.