GLP Tour

“Visiting these remote areas of Guatemala was truly a humbling, absolute life-changing experience for me.”

—Rebecca Wilks, Rotary Club of Peoria North, AZ

About This Tour

Deliver badly-needed textbooks, inaugurate brand new computer centers at impoverished Guatemalan schools, and interact with students, teachers, and families who benefit from the Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP)!

On this nine-day tour, you’ll learn about Guatemalan history and culture, as well as the challenges faced by people in the developing world, all while sharing in the fellowship of other Rotarians from the U.S., Canada, Guatemala, and other countries.

2019 Tour Dates

February 2–10, 2019

  • The application deadline is January 1, although the trip may fill sooner.
  • Each tour is limited in size; acceptance is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • A non-refundable deposit of US $350 is required at the time of application.
  • Apply online by clicking the “Sign Me Up!” button below or by contacting us at or 513–661–7000.
Cost per Person

US $1875 plus airfare for single occupancy
US $1675 plus airfare for double occupancy

NOTE: Trip expenses may be tax deductible. Refer to IRS Publication 526 (PDF).

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Sample Itinerary

Note: This itinerary shows real experiences and approximate travel times, but is not the exact itinerary for this year’s trip.

Arrive in Guatemala City, transfer to Antigua


8:00 am Orientation Meeting
9:00 am Depart for Panajachel
12:00 pm Lunch with Rise Scholars
3:30 pm Arrive in Panajachel / free time
5:00 pm Sunset Cruise on Lake Atitlán
7:00 pm Dinner and free time


9:15 am Textbook Project Inauguration at Santa Lucía School
1:00 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Computer Center Inauguration at Chitay Las Rosas School
7:00 pm Dinner and free time


10:00 am Textbook Project Rededication at Tierra Blanca School
1:00 pm Picnic lunch
2:15 pm Computer Center Rededication at Tacajalvé School
6:30 pm Fiesta with Rotary Club of Quetzaltenango


8:30 am Depart for Chichicastenango
10:30 am Free time in Chichicastenango
12:00 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Textbook Project Inauguration at Chujuyup School
7:00 pm Dinner and free time


8:00 am Depart for Chimazat
9:45 am Culture of Reading Program Inauguration at Cristobal Eduardo Primary School
12:30 pm Lunch
3:00 pm Textbook Program Inauguration at San Lucas School and San Lucas Nocturno School
7:00 pm Dinner and free time


9:45 am Culture of Reading Program Inauguration at La Trompeta Primary School
12:30 pm Picnic lunch
1:30 pm Textbook Project Inauguration at Caquixajay School
5:45 pm Social hour
6:30 pm Dinner with local Rotarians


9-11:30am Activity with Rise Scholars
12:00 pm Lunch on your own / free time in Antigua
5:30 pm Social hour
6:00 pm Final dinner and reception

Depart Antigua for Guatemala City airport

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