Explore Chimaltenango, Tikal, and Guatemala City with Mentors International and see first hand how we are ending the poverty cycle by providing one-on-one mentoring to our clients, business skills training, and microloans. Witness how we are working with our entrepreneurs to make a better life for themselves and their children.

Guatemala Expedition Itinerary

July 15 – Arrive in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

July 16 – A wonderful day meeting the staff of Mentors Guatemala, hearing them talk about their work, and meeting some of the clients they serve.

July 17 – Visit clients in the mountain region of Chimaltenango. See how the Kaqchikel people still wear their native homespun clothing. Experience their hard working and friendly way of life.

July 18 – Visit clients in the rural farms of Patzicia. Meet the families of these industrious entrepreneurs and witness first-hand the difference a small loan, business training, and mentoring can make in the lives of these innovative families.

July 19 – A day of sight-seeing and shopping, including a drive to Antigua, a city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish influenced architecture. We will also visit some spectacular ruins and colonial churches.

July 20 – In the morning we will fly to Flores, gateway to Tikal. Enjoy a guided tour of the stunning ruins of Tikal, a popular Mayan site. Tikal is the largest excavated Mayan site in the American continent. It is Guatemala’s most famous cultural and natural preserve. Return to Guatemala City that evening.

July 21 – Fly home from the Guatemala City Airport

Step 1: Complete our Expedition Application.

Step 2: Please pay your deposit by May 15, 2018. Payment in full is due June 15, 2018.

Step 3: Prepare for departure. Make sure your passport is in order. Consult your doctor for any necessary immunizations and vaccines. Purchase Travel Insurance. Purchase your airline tickets. If you are going to book your ticket through Delta, we ask that you add our SkyBonus account number (US841226194) to your SkyMiles profile prior to purchase. You still earn your miles, but Mentors also gets mileage credit without taking away from your miles.

Contact Mentors International at with any questions.

Summary of Costs:

$1,900 payment to Mentors International.

Includes all meals and beverages, gratuity, local transportation, hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy and excluding incidentals), translation services, security, partner and staff costs.

Does not include: U.S. – Guatemala round-trip airfare, travel insurance, immunizations, incidentals, passports, souvenirs, and tips.