Cost Information

Galápagos Costs

These cost estimates are provided to help with planning and budgeting. Final per person cost will differ depending upon point of departure, currency conversion rates, and other factors.

Registration Fee (nonrefundable)

$250 USD per school/registration

Delegate Fee

$170 USD per delegate/head delegate

Hotel, Quito-Galápagos Flights, and Cultural Visits Package

Given the unique nature of this location everyone is required to participate in this package deal which includes:

  • 2 nights lodging in Quito (Fri. and Sat.), includes breakfast, free shuttle from airport to hotel
  • Quito city tour, a UNESCO site, includes lunch
  • Flights between Quito and San Cristobal (Galápagos Islands)
  • 7 nights lodging in Galápagos (Sun.-Sat.)
  • Breakfasts (Mon.-Sun.) and Lunches in Galápagos (Mon.-Sat.)
  • $100 USD Galápagos Park entry fee
  • Galápagos cultural visits on land and sea in this UNESCO World Heritage Site (includes turtle park and snorkeling)

$1,500 USD per person: everyone will be required to pay a nonrefundable down payment of $500 USD of this cost, per person, no later than 15 September

See the Hotel Information page for details


Breakfasts (Sat.-Sun. at Quito hotel, Mon.-Sun. at Galápagos hotel), lunch during the Quito tour (Sat.), and lunches in Galápagos (Mon.-Sat.) are covered in the mandatory package deal

Costs Vary for other meals (on your own)

Other Costs to Consider

  • Travel to and from Quito, Ecuador
  • Insurance (Health, Travel, Trip Cancellation, Emergency Evacuation, etc.)
  • Passport and Visa (if needed)
  • Sightseeing and Souvenirs