Early bird deadline extended through October 15.
The Summer 20th Anniversary Bus Tour has successfully concluded, and has been one of the most exciting and wonderful tours thus far. But wait -there’s still more to be excited about! The 20th Anniversary WINTER TOUR will be in none other than the Caribbean, in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. That’s right, this is a brand new location and a whole new experience, and it’ll be jammed pack full of harinams, rathayatra festivals, snorkeling and pristine beaches and much more. Below is our tentative schedule, but see more details here.
December 17, Meet up in Alachua, Florida at the start of the tour.
December 18-20, Atlanta 24-Hour Kirtan festival. We’ll drive with our bus from Alachua to Atlanta at the beginning of the tour, where we’ll have lots of getting-to-know-each-other group activities and introductions. Two days of blissful kirtans in Atlanta will be a great start to the tour.
December 21, The Journey to Puerto Rico. We’ll drive with our bus from Atlanta to Orlando, and board various flights to Puerto Rico, trying to stay together as a group as much as possible. Shuttles will pick us up at the other end and transport us to our PR accommodations near the temple.
December 22-26, Harinamas and adventure activities in towns and villages around Puerto Rico. Exploring the rainforest at El Yunque National Park. Kayaking a bioluminescent bay. Christmas 12-Hour Kirtan at Puerto Rico temple. Tourist sight-seeing in the old town of San Juan. Swimming at waterfalls and Caribbean beaches.
December 27, Puerto Rico Ratha-yatra festival in San Juan.
December 28, The Journey to the Dominican Republic.
December 29-January 1, Harinamas and adventures in the Dominican Republic. Hiking up Pico Duarte in the Cordillera Central mountains. Visiting the the first settlements of the “new world” established by Christopher Columbus in 1493. Japa walking pirate coves and white sand beaches. Snorkeling alongside tropical fish in a coral reef. Exploring jungle waterfalls and swimming holes.
January 2, Dominican Republic Ratha-yatra festival in Santo Domingo.
January 3, The Journey Home, flying from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. See flight booking info included at the end of the Application Form.
Thinking of coming on tour with us? Applications for this year’s Mexico Bus Tour will be coming out soon! Until then, keep updated on what’s happening by following us on Facebook. If that’s not enough to satisfy you, you can look at our photo album or watch our promotional video from last year’s tour on replay.
31 youth. 20 days. 14 festivals. Hope to see you with us this year!
See for yourself what was so special about last year’s Mexico Bus Tour.
Have you ever wanted to travel with devotees on a spiritual adventure tour all over Mexico? See ISKCON temples, preaching centers, devotee homes, a dozen Krishna Culture Festivals, Caribbean and Pacific beaches, Mayan pyramids and ruins, cascading waterfalls in the rainforest jungle, Harinamas and book distribution in towns and villages… spend your winter holidays in paradise with 30 other devotees, traveling in good company. Good prasadam. Good kirtans. Good association.
Take a look at our new updated schedule and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!