CHG MEXICO NOV 18 - 25, 2017

Situated just south of the United States, colonial architecture and adobe villages define the colorful nation of Mexico. Amidst the scenic landscapes and rural communities that populate central Mexico, grateful villagers greet our expeditions with joyful smiles and warm embraces. 

Expedition Overview

Date Day Expedition Activities Place
11/18/2017 Saturday Arrive in Guanajuato, Orientation Guanajuato Hotel
11/19/2017 Sunday Tour CHOICE Center, Community Arrival Community
11/20/2017 Monday Stove + Water Cistern Project Work Community
11/21/2017 Tuesday Stove + Water Cistern Project Work Community
11/22/2017 Wednesday Stove + Water Cistern Project Work Community
11/23/2017 Thursday Community Thanksgiving + Farewell Community
11/24/2017 Friday Travel to Guanajuato, Explore, Farewell Guanajuato Hotel
11/25/2017 Saturday Explore Guanajuato, Depart Home/Travel Flight/Personal Travel


A complete detailed itinerary is available to download HERE.  

Expedition Fees

Fee: $2,000
CHG Contribution: $500 (for employees)
Payment Timeline
  • Initial deposit of $300/person (May 1st)
  • Complete payment of balance (Sept. 18th)


Employee Balance: $2,000 - CHG Contribution ($500) - Deposit ($300) = $1,200

Guest Balance: $2,000 - Deposit ($300) = $1,700
Payment Methods
There are two ways to make payments:
1) CHG payroll deduction. Contact the culture team to set plan up. 
2) Payment to CHOICE can be made online HERE or by mailing a check made out to:
CHOICE Humanitarian
7879 South 1530 West, Suite 200 | West Jordan, UT 84088
Either method should have a note "Mexico Nov 2017 - your name"

*rates include hotel accommodations, certified group leaders, village lodging, village meals, and local transportation.

Flight Requirements

Be sure to check/purchase international flights as soon as possible (if you haven’t already). It is strongly recommended that all travelers arrive on the designated expedition start date and reserve personal travel for after scheduled activities. 

Reach out to the following CHG travel lead to book your flight:

Gordon Cowley, Sr. Travel Manager, Projects and Places

Work: 954.837.2650 Fax 866.588.1523


As a reminder, here are the schedule requirements in order to participate in all expedition activities:

*Saturday, Nov 18: arrive into Guanajuato (BJX) before 5pm 

*Saturday, Nov 25: depart from Guanajuato (BJX) at your desired time frame, including Sunday if you desire an extra day in Guanajuato.  


Trip Resources


Next Steps

  • Download and return (email/mail) completed Application + Medical Form for all participants (ASAP)
  • Pay initial $300 deposit per/person (ASAP - May 1 deadline)
  • Join the trip Facebook Group or request an invite!
  • Send in a copy of your passport.
  • Coordinate/book flight - Send us a copy as soon as this is booked.
  • Secure Travel/Evac Insurance - Send in a copy and confirmation. You will find info regarding this on page 9-10 of the attached expedition manual.
  • Attend trip orientation! Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 11:30am-12:30pm MST. Held online or by phone. 


Log-in Instructions:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/197839582

Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +14086380968,197839582# or +16465588656,197839582#

Or Telephone:
Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 197 839 582
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=mU2kVbvHPw6nGv0YAAAsIPiOXfI_nLrm

All materials and payments are due Sept 18, 2017. All materials should be sent to expeditions@choicehumanitarian.org. For any questions, reach out to CHOICE Expedition Director, Jordan Menzel jmenzel@choicehumanitarian.org 801-943-6106.

About Mexico

Learn all about our work and history in Mexico HERE.




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