Group Tours

Listing of all the tours and general information about visiting your sponsored child with Compassion International.

Group Tours
         

If a trip to a developing country is outside your comfort zone, be assured we will be alongside you every step of the way.

We will guide you through key trip preparations, such as obtaining passports, visas (if necessary) and immunizations. We’ll provide travel tips, a packing list, and fun ideas for children’s gifts.

Your tour will provide a lasting memory of your sponsored child and also a specific look at how God is working in the lives of the children and families we serve.

Honduras Tour November 2015
  • Trip Dates   11/07/2015 to 11/14/2015
  • Trip Cost   $2,955.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of being added to this tour, please call us at (800) 336-7542

Honduras is warm and beautiful in the Fall. With your heart beginning to count your blessings with the approach of Thanksgiving, plan now to make this a Thanksgiving you and your sponsored child will never forget. It is true that we are blessed to be a blessing, which is likely why you have reached outside of your immediate sphere of influence to impact the life of a child living in poverty. This full length tour will give you plenty of ministry opportunity while you immerse yourself in the uniqueness of Honduras. You see poverty shouts lies of discouragement and hopelessness into the hearts and minds of children. But on this trip, you will have the chance to replace those lies with truth. Read on for more details on this incredible trip to beautiful Honduras!

Haiti Tour December 2015
  • Trip Dates   12/01/2015 to 12/07/2015
  • Trip Cost   $2,850.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of being added to this tour, please call us at (800) 336-7542

If you are reading about this opportunity, then your curiosity is already peaked. You are undoubtedly like the hundreds of sponsors we have taken to Haiti in the past few years. We have noticed something very unique about sponsors of children from Haiti. Not only are you deeply committed to the child or children that you sponsor in this incredibly poor country; you are passionate about the country itself.

Like them, your heart aches for the Haitian people and you have yearned to see for yourself how the country is progressing. This sponsor tour is the perfect way to do just that and so much more.

With so many passionate sponsors in Haiti, this trip will likely fill up in just a matter of days. So, don’t delay if you want to be among those with an opportunity to experience Haiti with Compassion.

Thailand Tour November 2015
  • Trip Dates   11/11/2015 to 11/23/2015
  • Trip Cost   $3,845.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $380.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of being added to this tour, please call us at (800) 336-7542

Are you ready for one of the most exciting trips of a lifetime? Have you dreamed of visiting Thailand to meet your Compassion sponsored child? Travel with us to beautiful Thailand, to visit child centers, spend time with your sponsored child, and gather memories to last a lifetime! This exciting trip will be filled with information, scenery, culture, ministry, fun activities, smiles, photos, hugs and lots of relationship building.

El Salvador Tour November 2015
  • Trip Dates   11/05/2015 to 11/09/2015
  • Trip Cost   $2,250.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of being added to this tour, please call us at (800) 336-7542

Back by popular demand, this short-length, yet high impact sponsor tour to El Salvador may be just the trip for you if you have been thinking about visiting your sponsored child but don’t have much vacation time from work? Intrigued by the work of Compassion and want to know more about how it works? In just a few days you are sure to experience the beauty of this country and the unique challenges of poverty that threaten to wipe out a generation unless we take a stand and do something about it. Along with other sponsors from all over the country, you’ll visit Compassion centers just like the centers your children attend and have an opportunity to do ministry together as we love on the bride of Christ in this amazing country. These weekend trips fill up fast, so don’t delay. Join us today, for a quick but quality Sponsor Tour to San Salvador, El Salvador.

Peru Inca Trail Challenge Tour August 2015
  • Trip Dates   08/30/2015 to 09/09/2015
  • Trip Cost   $4,995.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $500.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of being added to this tour, please call us at (800) 336-7542

Join the Inca Trail Challenge!

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu while offering help and hope to children who live in poverty — will be one of the most exciting adventures of your life.

By joining the Blood, Sweat & Compassion Inca Trail Challenge this September, you’ll help start two new Compassion child development centers so more children can be released from poverty! The funds we raise together will cover the centers’ expenses for three months. Initially, 320 children will be enrolled to receive life-changing care. Plus, the centers will give hope to parents living in poverty, offering literacy classes and spiritual nurturing for entire families — all in the name of Jesus.

This is more than an opportunity to experience an amazing hike. It’s also an opportunity to transform lives. And don’t be surprised if your life is transformed along the way! Intrigued, then keep reading to learn all about this incredible opportunity!

Sri Lanka Sponsor Tour September 2015
  • Trip Dates   09/17/2015 to 09/26/2015
  • Trip Cost   $3,850.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $380.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of being added to this tour, please call us at (800) 336-7542

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a member of the inaugural Compassion sponsor tour to the country of Sri Lanka! Just five years old, the Compassion ministry in this small island country off the southern tip of India is already making a big impact in the lives of children and families in poverty. You can be among the first sponsors to see for yourself our ministry in action and, most important, meet your sponsored child in person!

Brazil Sponsor Tour September 2015
  • Trip Dates   09/12/2015 to 09/19/2015
  • Trip Cost   $3,595.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $280.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed.

Join with other caring Compassion sponsors on the trip of a lifetime to beautiful Fortaleza, Brazil! Perched on Brazil’s sun-soaked northeast coast, this city is the perfect place to discover the best of Brazil. It is also the perfect launching point from which to experience Compassion’s ministry to children in need in this fascinating country. The highlight of your trip will be the opportunity to meet and spend an unforgettable, one-on-one day with your sponsored child!

Rwanda Sponsor Tour October 2015
  • Trip Dates   10/11/2015 to 10/21/2015
  • Trip Cost   $4,080.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $380.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of being added to this tour, please call us at (800) 336-7542

If you long to see the beauty of the “Land of a Thousand Hills” and experience the Compassion experience first-hand, then join us on this exciting trip to the fascinating country of Rwanda! You will meet your sponsored child and join the children in a day of fun at an amusement park! Imagine the joy both you and your child will enjoy and treasure for a lifetime! Experience this trip and fill your life with spiritual richness, along with smiles, photos, hugs, fun and relationships!

Bolivia Sponsor Tour October 2015
  • Trip Dates   10/23/2015 to 10/31/2015
  • Trip Cost   $3,380.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $280.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed. If you would like to inquire about the possibility of being added to this tour, please call us at (800) 336-7542

Come make a difference and join Compassion for a guided tour to the beautiful country of Bolivia, experiencing the culture in the diverse cities of Santa Cruz, Cochabamba, and La Paz! Together with fellow sponsors, be inspired and encouraged through visiting student centers where children – from precious little ones through aspiring young adults – participate in programs designed to impact lives and help them become all the Lord intends. Hold the hand of your sponsored child and share laughter during a day of fun activities, creating lasting memories. Through building relationships, connecting with dedicated center workers, and learning more about the ministry, the significance of your partnership will be amplified and your passion for the work of the local Church renewed. Powerful stories of courage and faithfulness will reassure you of the difference you are making in the life of a child. Please prayerfully consider signing up today!

Dominican Republic Sponsor Tour October 2015
  • Trip Dates   10/03/2015 to 10/10/2015
  • Trip Cost   $2,675.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Tour closed

This tour is currently closed because the final payment date has passed.

As temperatures start dropping in the United States this fall, you have the opportunity to join a Compassion sponsor tour to the warm Caribbean country of the Dominican Republic! Not only will you enjoy the historical city of Santiago de los Caballeros and experience the beauty of the northern region’s tropical beaches, you will be given the life-changing opportunity to meet your precious sponsor child. Nothing can compare with looking your child in the eyes and sharing your hopes and dreams for him...conveying all that you have in your heart directly to her. This week-long sponsor tour is a great way to do this while meeting other sponsors with similar hearts. Together you will become a cohesive ministry team determined to be the hands and feet of Jesus to every child you meet and to those who serve them every time they enter the doors of a Compassion project. So stop a moment and consider if the Lord is inviting you to join Him in the Dominican Republic this fall! Then get registered right away to reserve your spot today!

Philippines Tour February 2016
  • Trip Dates   02/19/2016 to 02/27/2016
  • Trip Cost   $3,995.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $380.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

In the middle of February, wouldn’t a trip to a warm, tropical place be wonderful? Then don’t miss this opportunity to spend an exciting week in the Philippines with other Compassion sponsors. Our fully guided tour will take you into the heart of Filipino culture and Compassion’s ministry in this exotic country. Best of all, you will meet and spend an entire, unforgettable day with your sponsored child!

Mexico Tour January 2016
  • Trip Dates   01/16/2016 to 01/23/2016
  • Trip Cost   $2,875.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

With the updates you’ve read about your sponsored child, and the letters you’ve received from him or her, you already feel a close bond. Now it’s time to strengthen that bond even more by meeting face-to-face! Join our upcoming sponsor tour to Mexico, and you and your child will spend an entire day together. You’ll also experience, with a team of other sponsors from all across the U.S., the wonderful diversity that is Mexico!

East India/South India Tour January 2016
  • Trip Dates   01/29/2016 to 02/07/2016
  • Trip Cost   $3,525.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $380.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Compassion International is now serving nearly 125,000 children in India through offices in Chennai and in Kolkata. This trip is an opportunity for you to experience both regions in the same trip. You will join a ministry team from across the United States armed with encouragement and appreciation for the profound work they are doing to transform this generation of children.

When you decided to sponsor a child with Compassion what was it that inspired you to choose a child from India? Was it the knowledge of the desperate poverty found there, or was it the beauty and uniqueness of their culture? At present it is estimated that well over 1 billion people live in this country. While much of the country rejects the notion of a caste system, the reality is that many millions of children and adults have known the powerlessness and hopelessness of abject poverty. It is among these beautiful people that Compassion is partnering with hundreds of evangelical churches to release them from poverty in Jesus’ name.

Kenya Tour March 2016
  • Trip Dates   03/12/2016 to 03/22/2016
  • Trip Cost   $4,435.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $380.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Kenya is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations – and with good reason! The country’s wildlife, colorful cultures and striking landscapes make Kenya a place for unforgettable experiences and forever memories. Join with other Compassion sponsors to make some memories of your own in this East Africa country – including the life-changing memory of meeting your sponsored child in person!

Haiti Tour March 2016
  • Trip Dates   03/07/2016 to 03/12/2016
  • Trip Cost   $2,900.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Haiti and your sponsored child – just a two-hour flight from Miami – are waiting for you! Join other caring sponsors of Haitian children on a tour of Compassion’s dynamic, 47-year-old ministry in the island country. On this short, high-impact tour, you will experience all facets of Compassion’s work in the colorful city of Cap-Haïtien, topped off by spending an unforgettable, full day with your sponsored child.

Guatemala Tour March 2016
  • Trip Dates   03/05/2016 to 03/12/2016
  • Trip Cost   $3,110.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Join us for a Guatemala “first”! The mission team on this trip will visit a new, and fascinating, region where Compassion’s ministry has only recently expanded into. On this fully guided trip, you will experience the indigenous Quiché culture, sharing God’s love with children and families in great need. Most important, you will get to meet, and spend a day with, your own sponsored child!

Haiti Tour April 2016
  • Trip Dates   04/28/2016 to 05/03/2016
  • Trip Cost   $2,875.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

There’s something valuable in Haiti, just waiting for you to come and claim it – a hug from your sponsored child! Join this fully guided tour not only to meet and spend a day with your sponsored child, but also to experience all facets of Compassion’s ministry to children in need in this country of rich history and warm, resilient people.

Nicaragua Tour April 2016
  • Trip Dates   04/14/2016 to 04/19/2016
  • Trip Cost   $2,990.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $180.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Take a good look at the photo of your sponsored child in Nicaragua. Wouldn’t you love to see that precious face in person? On this six-day sponsor tour, you can do that – and more. You can hold their hand, hear their voice and share a full and unforgettable day together! Join with other caring sponsors to experience firsthand Compassion’s dynamic ministry in this beautiful Central American country.

Peru Tour April 2016
  • Trip Dates   04/30/2016 to 05/07/2016
  • Trip Cost   $3,850.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $280.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

You can be among the first Compassion sponsors to visit our ministry’s newest church-based centers in northern Peru and meet the children they are reaching. These centers are already making a big impact in these young lives and would love for you to see the difference for yourself. Experience Compassion in action in this new region and, most important, meet your sponsored child in person!

Tanzania CauseTrek Tour May 2016
  • Trip Dates   05/26/2016 to 06/06/2016
  • Trip Cost   $5,565.00 per person (additional fuel surcharges may apply)
  • Initial Deposit   $500.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Join this Kilimanjaro CauseTrek Trip — it means the adventure of a lifetime for you and life-giving hope for 500 children living in poverty!

Every 15 seconds, a child dies from a water-related disease. You, along with the other trekkers, will raise funds for a well, giving the gift of safe drinking water to 500 children, their families and an entire community in Tanzania. The safe water you provide will also make an incredible difference in the areas of health, hygiene and hand washing, sanitation and safe food preparation. By joining this trip, you will not only be changing lives, you may be savings lives too! Curious to know more, click on “Trip Details” for more information.
Indonesia Tour May 2016
  • Trip Dates   05/20/2016 to 05/30/2016
  • Trip Cost   $4,790.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $380.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Are the exotic islands of Indonesia calling you? Join this fully guided sponsor tour to experience the fascinating culture, sights and people of the islands of Bali and Sumba. You will also get a unique, inside look at the Compassion ministry in Indonesia and – best of all – meet your sponsored child in person!

Colombia Tour May 2016
  • Trip Dates   05/07/2016 to 05/12/2016
  • Trip Cost   $3,900.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $280.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Take your sponsorship of a child in Colombia to the next level by him or her meeting face-to-face! Join other sponsors of Colombian children on this upcoming tour, and you can do just that. But that’s not all. You will also experience in person all the dynamic facets of Compassion’s ministry to release Colombian children from poverty, in Jesus’ name.


Uganda Tour May 2016
  • Trip Dates   05/05/2016 to 05/15/2016
  • Trip Cost   $4,250.00 Additional fuel surcharges may apply.
  • Initial Deposit   $380.00
  • Trip Status   Positions available

Uganda – the Pearl of Africa – is waiting for you! This East Africa country is a true gem of natural beauty and fascinating wildlife, one of the world’s most exciting destinations. But the greatest reason to join this Compassion tour is the opportunity be among the first to visit our ministry in northern Uganda – and to meet your sponsored child in person!

Contact Tours and Visits

Please call (800) 336-7542, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT, or send an e-mail to toursinfo@us.ci.org.

2016 Sponsor Tours

Once these tours open for registration, they will appear on the current group tour list to the left. We recommend you register as soon as the tour opens as most of our tours fill up quickly.

Guatemala
March 2016
Registration Opens May 28, 2015

Haiti
March 2016
Registration Opens May 28, 2015

Kenya
March 2016
Registration Opens May 28, 2015

Nicaragua
April 2016
Registration Opens July 28, 2015

Ghana
April 2016
Registration Opens July 28, 2015

Peru
April 2016
Registration Opens July 28, 2015

Haiti
May 2016
Registration Opens July 28, 2015

Uganda
May 2016
Registration Opens August 28, 2015

Colombia
May 2016
Registration Opens August 28, 2015

El Salvador
May 2016
Registration Opens August 28, 2015

Indonesia
May 2016
Registration Opens August 28, 2015

Tanzania
June 2016
Registration Opens September 28, 2015

Ecuador
June 2016
Registration Opens September 28, 2015

Ethiopia
July 2016
Registration Opens September 28, 2015

Honduras
June 2016
Registration Opens September 2015

Dominican Republic
June 2016
Registration Opens September 2015

Guatemala
July 2016
Registration Opens October 28, 2015

Ghana
July 2016
Registration Opens October 28, 2015

El Salvador
August 2016
Registration Opens October 28, 2015

Rwanda
August 2016
Registration Opens October 28, 2015

Brazil
August 2016
Registration Opens December 28, 2015

The Dominican Republic
October 2016
Registration Opens December 28, 2015

Tanzania
October 2016
Registration Opens December 28, 2015

Sri Lanka
October 2016
Registration Opens December 28, 2015

East Indonesia (ID Only)
October 2016
Registration Opens December 28, 2015

Honduras
October 2016
Registration Opens January 28, 2016

Bangladesh
November 2016
Registration Opens January 28, 2016

East India (EI Only)
November 2016
Registration Opens January 28, 2016

India (IN Only)
November 2016
Registration Opens January 28, 2016

Thailand
November 2016
Registration Opens January 28, 2016

Bolivia
November 2016
Registration Opens February 28, 2016

Togo November 2016
Registration Opens February 28, 2016

Nicaragua
November 2016
Registration Opens February 28, 2016

Haiti
December 2016
Registration Opens February 28, 2016