Travel To Haiti & Experience The Communities we Work With With Your Help, We Can Break the Cycle of Poverty & Give Hope for the Future

Become A Road Warrior!

Travel with us to Haiti and experience the communities we work with firsthand.

This trip offers a unique window into our comprehensive services in Nordette and Mathone. We will visit the schools, do projects with children in the communities and build sustaining relationships with community members. We'll also explore the beauty of Haiti, discovering why the island is called the "Pearl of the Caribbean."

UPCOMING TRIPS:

  • NOVEMBER 7 – 12, 2019 (MEDICAL FOCUS)… READ MORE AND APPLY FOR THIS TRIP.

    Trip Info: *NOTE: The trip departs Miami, FL on a flight at 7:10 am on Friday November 8th, depending on your location and preferences you may need to take a flight to Miami the day prior and stay over night in Miami (not included in trip costs) or a red eye to arrive in Miami Friday before the 7:10 am departure.

    Trip Schedule (subject to change): You’ll work with our medical partners in Haiti to assess the community’s needs and help us determine the best route for serving the community’s long term medical needs.

    Trip Leaders: Road to Hope Founder Rich Harris will lead this trip.

    Costs:

    • In-country lodging, meals, transportation, translators and administrative fees: $2000 (shared rooms at all hotels, private rooms are an additional cost, upon availability and request)
    • Flights: Approx. $800 - $1200
    • Insurance and Global Rescue: $200+, Apply for Global Rescue (you need to get travel insurance, medical and security evacuation)
    • Background Check: $20
    • Entry Fee: $10

    Applications for this trip are not yet open, please email info@theroadtohope.org if you are interested in traveling with us for this trip.

WHAT TO EXPECT ON ANY OF OUR TRIPS

Community:

Our team is eager to introduce you to life in Haiti! You’ll meet local community leaders and school leadership. You’ll visit historical sites and places of incredible natural beauty. And, of course, you’ll meet children in our schools and communities.

Challenge:

Traveling to developing countries like Haiti is a very difficult experience for many Americans. You'll have a range of emotions and experiences that will challenge you emotionally, mentally and physically.

Culture:

You will experience the kindness, openness, and hospitality so common within Haitian culture. You’ll try local cuisines and visit local attractions. You will observe both the beauty and struggle of daily life while you travel through the city and countryside.

Weather:

Come prepared for a healthy dose of sunshine! Haiti’s climate is tropical, so average daily temperatures range from the high 60s to the low 90s, and humidity is typically high. November – March is Haiti’s dry season, while April – October is the rainy season. Haiti lies within the Caribbean’s hurricane belt, so tropical storms and hurricanes are possible from June – October.

Passports:

Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months following your arrival and include at least one blank page. To renew or apply, visit passports.state.gov. You do not need to obtain a short-term visa. There is no need to obtain a short-term visa to enter Haiti, but a $10 entry fee is required upon landing.

Vaccinations:

We recommend following the CDC’s guidance on vaccines and medicines as you prepare to travel. For more information about traveling to Haiti, please refer to the CDC’s website.

Helpful Phrases:

French and Haitian Creole are both official languages, but Haitian Creole is the most universally understood. Of course, translators will be available to help you converse, but in our travel tips, provided to all travelers, we'll give you a few phrases if you’d like to practice!