Ten-Day Itinerary

Day 1:

01:20 PM - Service Team lands in Guatemala City, gathers luggage, and meets the team.

02:00 PM - Stop for lunch in a restaurant nearby the airport in Guatemala City.

04:00 PM - Drop off your personal luggage at your host family and take all the donations to the ImagininGUATEmala Office.

05:30 PM - Welcome orientation at ImagininGUATEmala Office. Computers available for a quick e-mail home.

07:00 PM - Dinner with your host family, time to get to know your host family and get a good sleep because tomorrow it’s going to be a great day.

 

Day 2:

07:00 AM - Breakfast with your host family.

08:00 AM - Go to ImagininGUATEmala Office and prepare your box lunches.

08:30 AM - Depart to a neighborhood of underprivledged citizens and set up a Soup Kitchen, serve hundreds of meals to those most in need.

04:00 PM - Return to Antigua Guatemala, go to your host families, take a shower and relax a little bit.

06:00 PM - Dinner with your host family.

07:00 PM - Tonight we are going to Rainbow Café and enjoy live music and have some desserts.

09:00 PM - Head back to your host homes, sleep well because tomorrow it will be a great day!!

 

Day 3:

08:00 AM - Meet at the CMP and walk to Café Condesa restaurant and have breakfast.

09:00 AM - Tour of the great city of La Antigua and significant outskirt villages, where you will be learning a lot about Guatemalan culture.

01:00 PM - Lunch at Sabe Rico restaurant.

03:00 PM - Be at ImagininGUATEmala Office and unpack and sort all the donations you brought.

06:30 PM - Dinner at Fonda de la Calle Real and see the Catholic Procession, that goes around all Antigua, till late at night.

09:00 PM - Head back to your host family, sleep well because tomorrow it will be our first day building!!

 

Day 4:

07:00 AM - Breakfast with your host family.

08:00 AM - Depart to ImagininGUATEmala Office, to do your own lunch. Please bring sunscreen, water and work clothes.

08:30 AM - Depart to the build site, today is your 1st day of building!!

12:00 PM - Lunch time.

01:00 PM - Resume construction.

05:00 PM - Finish your 1st day of building and head back to your host homes.

06:00 PM - Dinner with your host family.

07:00 PM - Tonight we will be going to Monoloco, have a dessert or a drink.

09:00 PM - Head back to your host family.

 

Day 5:

07:00 AM - Breakfast with your host family.

08:00 AM - Depart to ImagininGUATEmala Office, to do your own lunch. Please bring sunscreen, water and work clothes.

08:30 AM - Depart to the build site, today is your 2nd day of building!!

12:00 PM - Lunch time.

01:00 PM - Resume construction.

05:00 PM - Finish your 2nd day of building and head back to your host homes.

06:00 PM - Dinner with your host family.

07:00 PM - Tonight we will be going to Luna de Miel and enjoy one of the best crêpes in Antigua Guatemala.

09:00 PM - Head back to your host family.

 

Day 6:

07:00 AM - Breakfast with your host family.

08:00 AM - Depart to ImagininGUATEmala Office, to do your own lunch. Please bring sunscreen, water and work clothes.

08:30 AM - Depart to the build site, today is your 3rd day of building!!

12:00 PM - Lunch time.

01:00 PM - Resume construction.

05:00 PM - Finish your 3rd day of building and head back to your host homes.

06:00 PM - Dinner with your host family.

07:00 PM - Tonight we will be going to La Peña del Sol, enjoy some good live music and the best brownies in Antigua Guatemala.

09:00 PM - Head back to your host family.

 

Day 7:

07:00 AM - Breakfast with your host family.

08:00 AM - Depart to ImagininGUATEmala Office, to do your own lunch. Please bring sunscreen, water and work clothes.

08:30 AM - Depart to the build site, today is your last day of building!!

12:00 PM - Lunch time. 01:00 PM Resume construction.

05:00 PM - Finish your last day of building, give the new house to the family and head back to your host homes.

06:00 PM - Dinner with your host family.

07:00 PM - Tonight we will be going to Café Sky.

09:00 PM - Head back to your host family.

 

Day 8:

07:00 AM - Breakfast with your host family.

08:00 AM - Depart to the Lake Atitlan in Panajachel.

12:00 PM - Arrive to Panajachel and check in to the hotel Posada San Simón.

01:00 PM - We will have lunch at Posada de Don Rodrigo, then tour the area around one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. 

06:00 PM - Dinner at Sunset Café.

08:00 PM - Head back to the hotel and sleep well.

 

Day 9:

08:00 AM - Breakfast at a restaurant close to the hotel.

09:00 AM - Shopping in Panajachel, time to get souvenirs to take home.

01:00 PM - Lunch in a nearby restaurant.

02:00 PM - Head back to Antigua Guatemala.

05:00 PM - Arrive to Antigua Guatemala, get to your host family and take some time to relax a little bit.

07:00 PM - Come to ImagininGUATEmala Office for a Closing Ceremony and dinner.*

 

Day 10:

04:00 AM - Pick up to the airport

07:05 PM - Flight leaves from Guatemala.

 

* The Closing ceremony brings your week to a powerful ending. Eat a traditional meal and relive our time together with a wonderful slide show. You’ll take home a special gift as well as a CD of all the photos we collected through your time in Guatemala. It is always hard to say good bye!