Special Message from Buena Onda


Get a New Perspective with Buena Onda’s University Experiential Learning Trips


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Travel provides unique learning opportunities that only present themselves when immersed in a new culture. With well-run programs, university students develop cross-cultural communication skills, self-confidence, and critical and flexible thinking that inform future professional decisions. Founded by teachers, Buena Onda is the unique organization that values the great developmental potential in experiential learning while appreciating the responsibility you assume when putting together an international university trip. Let Buena Onda help take the stress out of the planning process! Our local experience and international approach ensure that your trip is as educationally rewarding as it is personally enriching.

What We Offer

Our personal service supports your educational and logistical goals every step of the way.

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  • Placing your students with responsible and effective community projects
  • Transparent, line item budgets with the option to have us pay all the bills before your arrival in Guatemala
  • Coordinating with hosting organizations to maximize educational and immersion goals
  • Custom designed itineraries that fit with your budget, schedule, and requests
  • Confirming safe and comfortable accommodation suitable for university students, including host family options
  • Coordinating reliable and safe transportation with our trusted drivers
  • Arrival orientation full of local tips about your new surroundings
  • Our Buena Onda coordinator with your group throughout your entire time in Guatemala
  • Travel advice and tips to fully explore Guatemala

Buena Onda Coordination Fee: (US) $100 per participant

We keep our fee low so that Buena Onda trips are available to as many students as possible. In coordination with the group leader, we develop a budget that fits within the guidelines you give us.

Please note that an additional charge will be reflected on your budget to cover travel costs for our local coordinator to accompany your group.

Ready to start working on your group’s Guatemala adventure? Contact us now!

You can also take a look at an example of our itineraries HERE

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