Zion National Park
Registration opens promptly at 10:00 am EST on Monday, May 22nd, 2023.
Registration will close promptly at 11:59 pm EST on Friday, June 16th, 2023.
Spots are limited to 30 students and will be awarded on a first come first served basis.
If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact us at email@example.com.
Looking to decompress from a challenging summer term? Ready to spend time in nature after weeks in the classroom? Eager to bond with your classmates and make memories? Then join your peers at the new MFin Community Trek!
Capitalizing on the MIT core values of Curiosity, Openness and Community, the MFin Trek invites you to explore, connect and make memories with your classmates in breathtaking outdoor settings, far beyond campus. This non-academic trip will give you the incredible opportunity to develop lasting friendships, while also learning about local economic and business contexts.
5 Days, 4 nights
Zion National Park, USA
Dates: 08/31/2023 – 09/04/2023
Pricing: $1,409 per person*
*Pricing is based on double occupancy accommodations.
- 4 nights at Holiday Inn Express Springdale
- Daily Breakfast
- 1 Lunch
- 2 Dinners
- A/C Private Bus to/from Vegas and Springdale
- Shuttle to/from Zion National Park
- A/C Private Bus to Sand Hollow State Park
- Driver gratuities included
- English speaking tour manager throughout including gratuities
- Company visit with speaker
- 2 days of guided hikes in Zion National Park
- Sand Hollow State Park Paddling Adventure with Lunch
- Services not mentioned in the itinerary
- Late check out at hotels
- Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
- Drinks with included lunches and dinners
- Expenditure of personal nature
- Personal Insurance
- Optional activities
Important Registration Information
Please see below for important trip information and registration support.
There will be a trek info session hosted on May 19th from 1:00-2:00 pm EST.
Registration will close as soon as 30 students have signed up. There will be a very limited waitlist in the event a registered student needs to drop.
A minimum group size threshold must be met for this trip to operate. If the group size is insufficient, registered participants will be offered either 1) the opportunity to join the other MFin Trek (pending availability) or 2) a full refund. Participants will be notified by June 20th if the minimum threshold is not met.
The will be a pre-departure meeting approximately 1-2 weeks prior to your trip. Details regarding the pre-departure meeting will be shared after you have registered for the trip.
When registering, please create an account so you can log back in to change any information, if needed.
Please select quantity “1” for the Trip Price package during registration. All other packages are optional depending on your travel plans.
The trip payment is non-refundable after June 16th. Given the trip is non-refundable, we strongly advise you to purchase travel insurance to protect against unforeseen circumstances that would prohibit you from travel. You can purchase travel insurance using the link here, or find your carrier of choice in an open marketplace.
Important Flight Information
Please see below for important travel information when booking your flights.
Please note, you are responsible for booking your roundtrip airfare in and out of Harry Reid International Airport (LAS).
Please plan on arriving into Las Vegas (LAS) no later than 11:30 am on Thursday, August 31st. There are currently flights on Delta, jetBlue, United, and American that meet this criteria from Boston. There will be group transportation departing directly from LAS airport to Springdale, UT, which is approximately a 3 hour drive.
Please plan on departing from Las Vegas (LAS) no earlier than 12:00 pm on Monday, September 4th. We will have group transportation that will drop off at the airport approximately at 10:00 am.
Springdale Hotel Address: 1215 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767
See below for information regarding the tentative itinerary to Zion National Park! A detailed itinerary including hour by hour scheduling will be published approximately 2 weeks prior to the trip.