Darlington School: Spend spring break in the Galápagos Islands and Quito, Ecuador
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Spend spring break in the Gal√°pagos Islands and Quito, Ecuador

August 23, 2019 | 1116 views

White sand beach on Isabela

Darlington students, families, friends and alumni are invited to spend spring break in the Galápagos Islands and Quito, Ecuador with Science Department Chair Owen Kinney. The 11-day trip will depart Friday, March 6 and return Monday, March 16, 2020.

"Located on the equator, 600 miles from mainland South America, the Galapagos Islands are home to some of the most spectacular animals and volcanic landscapes in the world," said Kinney. "On snorkeling and hiking trips, the group will have close encounters with marine iguanas, sea lions, green sea turtles, blue-footed boobies and giant Galápagos tortoises."

The custom itinerary includes ample time for relaxation, outdoor adventure, and cultural experiences. Click here for a complete trip itinerary. 

Cost Details and Deadlines

The cost of the trip is $4,382 per person, or four monthly payments of $1,050 after an initial payment of $182 if paid by Sept 15, 2019. The private tour includes round-trip airfare, travel insurance, nine overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms, all meals, full-time tour director services, guided sightseeing and city walks and visits to select attractions as per itinerary. Note, trip cost may increase after the initial deposit deadline.

If you have questions, please email Mr. Kinney. For a complete trip itinerary and to reserve a spot on the trip, click here.

Click here to take a look at the photo gallery from the 2018 trip.