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Wed, May 11



CYP Encounter Antigua

An adventurous weekend of nature, soulfulness, and connection with fellow young Jewish professionals.

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CYP Encounter Antigua
CYP Encounter Antigua

Time & Location

May 11, 2022, 9:00 PM – May 15, 2022, 7:00 PM

Chabad, Antigua , Guatemala

About the Encounter


NB: This page is an application page only. 

Once your application has been approved a member of our team get back to you with further information.  

Included in your reservation:

  • All meals.
  • Full itinerary and programming from Wednesday night-Sunday night.

Not included: Flights and hotel

Join us for an adventurous weekend of nature, soulfulness, and connection with fellow young Jewish professionals. Experience the allure of a majestic volcano, walk the cobble stone streets admiring the colonial architecture, ATV around the countryside all while nourishing your soul with a unique and truly meaningful weekend.  Encounter Judaism from an entirely new perspective, through the raw glory of nature.

May 11-15, 2022

Our base is Chabad of Antigua.

5 Avenida Sur 38, Antigua, Guatemala 

For Young Jews ages 21-38

If you are over 38 or do not have a host Chabad Rabbi your ticket will be refunded.

Flight and hotel options:

Please be in touch with your local Shliach for group flights.

Our base for the weekend will be Chabad of Antigua

Stay at Chabad of Antigua's hotel (approx. $25 a night). Click to book


Stay at a local hotel of your choice.

Here are two suggestions:

- Porta Hotel Antigua

- Mezon Panza Verde


May 11

9:45 PM: Arrive in Guatemala City (GUA)

Take Uber to Chabad of Antigua or call driver Jennifer (suggested for females) +50233122391 (~$20)  

Dinner at Chabad  

Hotel check-in

May 12

8 AM: Davening and Breakfast

10 AM: Hobbitenango Viewpoint 

7000 feet above the city with the most spectacular views of the countryside and hills speckled with hobbit-styled homes.

12 PM: Head to Acatenango Volcano (overnight camping experience)

Take in the breathtaking views of this incredible drive/climb to the basecamp of the most majestic volcano in Guatemala.

Watch the flares and eruptions of the neighboring volcano Fuego paint the evening sky with molten lava.

May 13

12 PM: Return from hike

Open time to see the city / get a massage / relax and get ready for Shabbos.

Shabbos May 13/14

Spend a meaningful and spirited Shabbos at Chabad of Antigua with new and old friends.

May 14

7 PM: Bonfire and Kumzits

Bring your musical instruments

May 15

9 AM: Davening and Breakfast

11 AM - 4 PM Half-day ATV and motorbike tour of the surrounding villages

Stops along the tour: 

2 PM: Lunch and Coffee production tour

3 PM: Stop in a local village

5 PM: Dinner and head to airport

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