ICST Summer 2012 Special Program
May 14-May 31, 2012


DayDateDetailContact HoursHotelsMeals Included
MondayMay-14Arrival DateHotel La Colina 
TuesdayMay-15AM Orientation( Introduction to Ecuador Lecture D.Q. ) at USFQ PM City tour2Hotel La ColinaBreakfast, lunch
WednesdayMay-16Maquipucuna Reserve -Just 50 miles northwest of Quito this amazing cloud forest is one of earths top three biodiversity hotspots. Bring comfortable walking shoes, bathing suit and dress in layers, as this reserve has some interesting trails, bird sight se5MaquiBreakfast, lunch &dinner
ThursdayMay-17Maquipucuna MaquiBreakfast &lunch
FridayMay-18Free morning Hotel La ColinaBreakfast
SaturdayMay-19Travel to San Cristobal / Orientation/Town Tour and GAIAS tour/ Box Lunch in Playa Mann PM Lecture 2hrs2Host familiesBreakfast, lunch &dinner
SundayMay-209-12 class and 2-5 Class 6Host familiesBreakfast &dinner
MondayMay-21Trip to Kicker Rock, Puerto Grande Isla Lobos pm short lecture. 6Host familiesBreakfast, lunch &dinner
TuesdayMay-22Parte Alta -Junco, Galapaguera, Progresso 2-5pm Biogeography lecture6Host familiesBreakfast &dinner
WednesdayMay-239-12 class 2-5pm class6Host familiesBreakfast &dinner
ThursdayMay-24Puerto Chino 2-5pm class6Host familiesBreakfast &dinner
FridayMay-25Isla Floreana and IsabelaHotel InsularBreakfast, lunch &dinner
SaturdayMay-26Underwater Lava Tunnels, Snorkeling, and Los Tintoreras- Isabela, transfer to Santa CruzHotel Verde AzulBreakfast, lunch &dinner
SundayMay-27Plazas in Santa Cruz and Punto CarrionHotel Verde AzulBreakfast, lunch &dinner
MondayMay-28BartolomeHotel Verde AzulBreakfast, lunch &dinner
TuesdayMay-29Charles Darwin Station and Gemelos VolcanoesHotel Verde AzulBreakfast
WednesdayMay-30Depart from Baltra to Quito -Farewell Dinner at Sol y LunaHotel La ColinaBreakfast &dinner
SaturdayMay-21Departure DayBreakfast
Total Contact Hours39