Opportunity’s Impact in Latin America
The Opportunity Experience
Insight Trips are safe, eye-opening, and unforgettable adventures. You will be in expert hands when you travel with our experienced team of field staff and trip leaders. They will give you the insider's view to the places you visit and take you beyond the typical tourist traps for a true local experience.
You'll spend time with experts in the field who know the culture inside and out. Their personal perspective will give you an intimate understanding of the communities you visit and will demonstrate how we work alongside our clients to create opportunity, fight extreme poverty, and ignite significant and lasting transformation.
Come journey with us. We'll take care of all the details and ensure you have the trip of a lifetime. It will be an adventure unlike any other—one that will change you forever.
An Insight Trip offers a chance to form connections across barriers and borders that you just don't get with other tours.Linda Martens, Insight Trip Traveler
Arrive in Managua, Nicaragua, where local Opportunity staff will meet you and take you to Pacaya Lodge in Catarina for check-in.
Join fellow travelers for orientation over breakfast before venturing to visit Opportunity’s work. Meet clients in Managua and Masaya, including a Trust Group meeting. In the afternoon, head to our local yucca plant to see the industrialization of yucca and other products. In the evening, join the group for dinner in downtown Granada.
After breakfast, visit a farmer and spend the rest of the day at La Laguna meeting families who are driving change through community leadership.
Share in the excitement and success of our students through the graduation commemoration of Emprendedora Technical School.
Depart for home with wonderful memories, lasting friendships, and a renewed spirit as you reflect on your role in Opportunity’s work to end poverty.
Mombacho Volcano Trek and Zipline Tour (Optional)
Arrive a day early and join this exciting excursion! An icon of the Nicaragua landscape, the 1,200-meter high Mombacho Volcano offers stunning vistas of Lake Nicaragua's islands. The 1.5-mile hike to the top of the dormant volcano rises through a clouded forest and past three craters from the volcano’s ancient eruptions. The Mombacho Natural Reserve is home to more than 170 animal and bird species, reptiles, and amphibians. After you reach the top of the mountain, descend by way of a 1,500-meter zipline canopy tour! Includes transportation to and from Pacaya Lodge, entrance to the Reserve, and an English-speaking tour guide. Departure at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $80 per person.
December 3-7, 2019
$1,993 per person (single occupancy)
$1,628 per person (double occupancy)
Amount includes all meals and beverages, local transportation, airport transfers, hotel accommodations (excluding incidentals), emergency evacuation insurance, and partner and staff costs. It does NOT include US-Nicaragua airfare, shots, incidentals, passports/visas, or souvenirs.
Please contact Susana Georgescu at [email protected] or 312-487-5027.