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Guatemala Service Trip 2020

For more information,  contact Steve Karbelnig: or (818) 635-1320 or Cindy Schneider: or (919) 630-8803.

Join Nueva Generación

 Temple Beth Or & Congregation Kol Ami

For a Meaningful Service Trip and Journey of Mitzvot

La Antigua, Guatemala ~ January 18 – 26, 2020

Trip highlights

  • Hotel Aurora, a boutique hotel in the heart of Antigua. Private bathrooms & WiFi included, the hotel has beautiful gardens with outdoor seating.
  • Volunteer in a Mayan village, San Antonio Aguas Calientes,
  • Build a house for a special family in need
  • Support the local village schoolchildren, distribute school supplies and donated clothing, shoes and other goods for sponsored Children & Families
  • Visit families in their homes and help evaluate and coordinate medical needs or special services
  • Shabbat services at Adat Israel share dinner and Friday evening Shabbat services with our Sister Synagogue in Guatemala City
  • Experience a Mayan Fire Ceremony sacred & powerful, learn about the traditional Mayan rituals led by a spiritual leader.
  • Nightly Reflections & Discussions are held to share feelings, ask questions, and take care of each other as we do the sacred work of Tikkun Olam
  • Hike Pacaya Volcano with a picnic lunch & roast marshmallows or make s’mores on the hot lava rock overlooking Guatemala
  • Tour a Coffee Plantation and Canopy Zip Line Learn about the history and significance of the coffee crop to Guatemala. Experience the breathtaking views above the highlands on a fun & exhilarating zip line
  • Tour a Jade Factory and learn its history (and shop too)
  • Chocolate Factory & Museum Tour & Cooking Demonstration
What’s included & Costs
  • Hotel
    • 8 nights at Hotel Aurora, a boutique garden hotel SINGLE ROOM US$90.00 (1 person) DOUBLE ROOM US$95.00 (2 people)​​​​​​TRIPLE ROOM US$105.00 (3 people)
  • All Meals
    • 8 breakfasts
    • 8 lunches
    • 8 dinners (excellent top rated restaurants)
    • Non-alcoholic beverages included with all meals
  • All Ground Transportation
    • To/From Airport
    • To/From Village and daily site seeing
    • Driver gratuity
  • Excursions
    • Volcano Hike and picnic lunch
    • Coffee Plantation Tour
    • Zip Line Canopy Tour
    • Mayan Fire Ceremony
    • Santo Domingo Hotel & Museum Tour
    • Chocolate Factory
    • Jade Museum
  • Nueva Generacion
    • A portion of the trip cost is donated to NG for their ongoing programming

Total Trip Pre-Paid $2,000.00 pp (not including Airfare)

      • Airfare not included and must be booked separately on your own (direct flights are available on Delta Airlines and Avianca Airlines between LAX and Guatemala City)
      • $600.00 Deposit Due by 12/15/19
      • Balance of $1400 Due by 12/30/19
For more information,  Steve Karbelnig: or (818) 635-1320 or Cindy Schneider: or (919) 630-8803.
Fri, January 17 2020 20 Tevet 5780