Day 1 – (Friday): Upon arriving in Guatemala City (GUA) – we will be picked up by our private driver and our private bus. We will drive from Guatemala City to the city of San Andrés, near Panajachel on Lake Atitlan.
Day 2 – (Saturday): After our first breakfast together, we will begin home visits and garden tower training / installation with The USANA Foundation.
Day 3 – (Sunday): After breakfast and exploring San Andrés we will drive to Panajachel to explore the city and enjoy a cultural dinner experience.
Day 4 – (Monday): After 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 continue building garden towers in our community where we will also distribute our donations.
Day 5 – (Tuesday): After breakfast we will return to our garden tower project or volunteer at the school painting classrooms, building bookcases and tutoring the children. After school we will volunteer at an English tutoring center. We will eat lunch and dinner in San Andrés.
Day 6 – (Wednesday) After breakfast we will build garden towers in our families homes, deliver donations and make home visits. To commemorate our last night in San Andrés, we will host a Game Night & Pizza Night for our Preschool community.
Day 7 – Early Thursday: We will load our bus and drive to Volcán Pacaya where we will hike the active volcano. After our hike and lunch, we will travel to Antigua to enjoy a night time walking tour and dinner in the city.
Day 8 – (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 have our last group dinner together.
Day 9 – (Saturday): After breakfast we will pack our bags and leave for the airport.
*Our itinerary is subject to change due to community needs