Guatemala April 2018 2017-08-16T17:46:14+00:00

GO VOLUNTOURING!

Join me in Guatemala for a 10-day life changing experience!

April 14-24, 2018 – $2154, plus airfare

Every trip with Pilgrims with Purpose™ includes time spent touring the country (including sacred sites), spiritual connection and compassionate action – engaging volunteers in working alongside local people in a capacity that truly serves those in the community.
About Guatemala

Mysterious and often challenging, Central America’s most diverse country offers landscapes and experiences that have been captivating travelers for centuries. Guatemala has everything a traveler could hope for. History, culture, natural beauty, majestic ruins and gorgeous colonial streetscapes. The only limits to your adventure here are those set by your imagination.

Guatemala is a small country, lush and mountainous, that is graced with beautiful scenery, a rich indigenous culture, colonial history and important archaeological ruins. The country lies at the heart of the Mayan culture in Central America with remarkable Mayan sites scattered throughout the land, none more so than the magnificent ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage Site ancient city of Tikal, set deep within the jungle.

guatemala-women_2432296kThe Mayan villages of the highlands are spread amid the breathtaking scenery of smoking volcanoes and spectacular lakes, where ancient customs and traditions persist despite five centuries of European domination. Their culture is expressed through vibrant weekly markets, bright traditional clothing, fabulous handicrafts, different languages and colorful religious festivals. Guatemalan society is split between the traditional and the modern, each following their own path in a country sprinkled with remnants of a colonial past. Nowhere is the Spanish legacy more evident than in the charming city of Antigua with its cobbled streets, plazas and elegant fountains, and towering volcanoes as a backdrop.

Travelers are drawn to the intriguing mix of cultures and history set amid dramatic scenery, with extremely considerate people to show them the sights that Guatemalans are justifiably proud of.

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This trip includes:
  • Accommodations while in country
  • Most meals, see itinerary for details
  • Transfers
  • Volunteer experience
  • Tikal Ruins and other sightseeing tours
  • Lake Atitlan and surrounding villages tours
  • Ecotouring extensive wildlife-rich rainforest
  • Sacred sites and private ceremony with local shaman at Tikal
Volunteering Activities:
  • Reforestation around Lake Atitlan
  • Women’s textile cooperative
  • Seeds of Success elementary school
  • Making environmentally friendly and health-conscience artisan stoves
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