Kol Ami's Mission to Guatemala 2018

Congregation Kol Ami & Temple Beth Or's Outreach Mitzvah Service Trip to Guatemala

Next Mission Trip: January 13 - 21, 2018!

Help us share Tikkun Olam in beautiful Guatemala! 

 

Highlights of the trip include:

  • Hotel Casa Antigua, a boutique hotel in the heart of Antigua. Private bathrooms and wifi included. The hotel has three lush gardens and a terrace. 
  • 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 and families
  • Visit woman and families in their home and help evaluate and coordinate medical needs or services
  • Shabbat services and dinner at our sister Synagogue, Temple Adat Israel in Guatemala City 
  • Experience a traditional Mayan Fire Ceremony, a sacred and powerful event led by a Mayan spiritual leader
  • Share Nightly reflections, questions and discussion as we take care each other while we do the sacred work of Tikkun Olam
  • Hike Pacaya Volcano with a picnic lunch on the warm lava overlooking Guatemala. Roast marshmellows and make s'mores over a hot lava rock
  • Tour a Coffee Plantation and Canopy Zipline in the highlands
  • Enjoy an incredible opportunity to shop at the Jade Factory & Museum Tour 
  • Chocolate Factory Museum Tour & Cooking Demonstration

What’s included in the cost of the trip: 

Hotel

  • 8 nights at Hotel Casa Antigua, a boutique garden hotel

All Meals

  • 9 breakfasts
  • 9 lunches
  • 9 dinners at excellent top rated restaurants
  • All non-alcoholic beverages included with all meals

All Ground Transportation

  • All Ground Transportation to/from the Airport as well as to/from the Village and to daily site seeing destinations.
  • Driver gratuities

Excursions

  • A Volcano Hike and picnic lunch
  • A Coffee Plantation tour
  • A Zip Line Tour 
  • A Mayan Fire Ceremony
  • A Santo Domingo Hotel & Museum Tour
  • Tour of a Chocolate Factory
  • Entry to the Jade Museum
  • All field trips with children 
  • Entry to the Guatemala Zoo
  • Tour of a Macadamia Nut Plantation

PLUS...

  • A portion of the trip cost is donated to NG for their ongoing programming. 
  • Another portion will help buy homebuilding supplies.

Pricing: 

Total Trip Pre-Paid $1,800 per person

  • Airfare not included and must be booked separately on your own. 
  • Delta offers daily non-stop service LAX to GUA.
  • $600.00 deposit due by October 13, 2017
  • Balance due by December 8, 2017.

For Information, contact David Glickman at [email protected] or call the Temple Office at 323-606-0996.

Donate to the Congregation Kol Ami's Mission to Guatemala and help us provide vital medical supplies, life-changing education and new homes for families in Guatemala. 

 

 

 

 

 

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