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Guatemala PROGRAM

Guatemala, a hidden gem in Central America, is a captivating blend of ancient history, vibrant traditions, and breathtaking landscapes. Known as the Land of Eternal Spring, Guatemala invites visitors to explore its enchanting beauty and immerse themselves in its rich cultural heritage. The country's past comes alive at every turn, from the magnificent Mayan ruins of Tikal and El Mirador to the colonial charm of Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Guatemala offers diverse natural wonders, including misty highland valleys, majestic volcanoes, and serene lakes. 


The warmth and hospitality of the Guatemalan people, along with their vibrant indigenous traditions, colorful textiles, and flavorful cuisine, create an unforgettable experience for those who venture here. Guatemala captivates the senses and leaves a lasting impression.


If you're seeking a truly immersive and transformative journey, consider joining one of our two Guatemala Programs in the winter of 2024. Explore the beauty of this extraordinary country, create lifelong memories, and embrace the spirit of adventure. Please attend one of our upcoming information sessions or contact us directly for more information.

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  • Be 18 years or older at the time of travel

  • Able to understand and speak Spanish

  • Have DACA with an expiration date 3 months after your program of choice OR be a US Citizen.

  • Have a valid passport from your country of origin

  • Must have no Criminal or Immigration record

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Program Cost:

The program cost is $5,500, which includes the following:


  • Premier Airlines and the most convenient flight to Guatemala City and back to the United States.

  • 4-star hotels accommodations and individual rooms

  • Exquisite meals from top restaurants and the opportunity to try local street food.

  • Unforgettable cultural field trips with all costs covered, including day trips around Lake Atitlan, a visit to Antigua, and much more. 

  • Private group transportation from the airport to the hotel and all field trips.

  • The ultimate experience for DACA recipients to explore, connect and learn about Guatemala’s history, food, culture, and traditions.


Payment Process:

  • Upon acceptance, participants can pay the total program cost of $5,500 to Culturally Guatemala.


  • Accepted participants can pay for the program using any major US debit & credit card. 


We can also accept six payment installments:

  • Upon acceptance into the program, participants have 15 days to provide a $1,000 deposit to secure their spot.


  • Followed by 5 payments of $900 on 9/15/2023, 10/15/2023, 11/15/2023, 12/15/2023, and 1/15/2024

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Additionally, DACA participants are responsible for the following: 


  • The Advance Parole application (form I-131) filing cost is $575, and attorney fees may vary depending on the firm.


Culturally Travel has identified accredited and affordable immigration firms that can assist accepted participants in completing this process. 

  • The cost for advance parole form I-131 and legal representation is paid directly to the immigration attorney by the participant.

  • Note: some immigration firms might be willing to represent accepted participants pro bono. This means participants only need to pay their I-131 application fee ($575). 


We want all participants to feel safe while traveling on advance parole, and therefore, Culturally Travel requires participants to have an accredited immigration attorney represent them on form I-131.


The application will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. You will provide us with general information about yourself, two emergency contacts, and some short answers about why you are interested in participating in the program.


Please have the following information and documents ready, and be sure to put your name as is identified on your work permit or passport. 

  • Identification Card or Driver’s License

  • Work Permit

  • Birth Certificate

  • Passport of Country of Origin (if you have it already, not necessary to apply, but you will need it to travel)

  • Parent’s & Emergency Contacts Information (name, address, and phone number)

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Want to  learn more?
Register for a virtual info session

Our information sessions will include a licensed immigration attorney that can answer general questions about traveling with Advance Parole.

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