Day 1 – (Saturday): Upon arriving in Guatemala City (GUA) – you will be picked up by our private driver and our private bus. We will drive from Guatemala City to the city of Panajachel on Lake Atitlan. We will have a delicious dinner ready for us when we arrive.
Day 2 – (Sunday): After breakfast we will take a private boat ride across Lake Atitlan for lunch. We will take a tuk tuk ride to hike the lake overlook. After exploring town we will take a private boat ride back and enjoy a delicious Italian dinner in Panajachel.
Day 3 – (Monday): After a lovely breakfast we will get to meet our mom’s and preschool kiddos for the first time and enjoy a painting project with them. We will also get the opportunity to read with and play with our kiddos. For lunch we get to support our moms at our Mother’s Market (where we can purchase handmade items and food that they make). After lunch we will visit a local school (Kikoten) and distribute our donations of books, classroom supplies, and backpacks. We will eat dinner together when we return to Panajachel.
Day 4 – (Tuesday): After a delicious breakfast we will return to Kikoten for a full day of painting classrooms, building bookcases and helping with the children. We will eat lunch in town and will eat dinner when we return to Panajachel.
Day 5 – (Wednesday): After breakfast we will have a field trip with the kiddos at a local park and play soccer. After lunch we will build garden towers in our families homes, deliver water filters and make home visits. To commemorate our last night in San Andrés, we will host a Movie Night & Pizza Night in San Andrés for our Preschool community where we all get to be together to watch a fun movie.
Day 6 – (Thursday): After breakfast we will load our bus and leave Panajachel to drive to Tecpan where we will experience a walking tour of the Mayan ruins Iximche. After lunch we will travel to Antigua to enjoy a leisurely night time walking tour of the city.
Day 7 – (Friday): After breakfast we will enjoy a morning walk / hike to the city overlook to appreciate the spectacular views of Vulcan de Fuego, Vulcan de Agua and Vulcan de Acatenango. We will explore the ruins, learn the history of Antigua, shop in the fabulous markets and enjoy our last group dinner together.
Day 8 – (Saturday): After breakfast we will pack our bags and leave for the airport.
*Our itinerary is subject to change due to community needs