LCRS has the capacity to accommodate 50 persons at a time; in rustic but comfortable buildings, which all but two are elevated for improved ventilation. The living quarters range from 4 bed private cabin bedrooms to bunk houses able to accommodate up to 10 persons in a room. At the present moment LCRS has 12 buildings, which include: The Main Building, BATSUB Building, Conference Room, 4 cabins, kitchen, plant dryer room, Nissen Hut, storage room and a generator house.
Las Cuevas Research Center can offer services such as accommodation, meals, round trip transport, trail and cave guides, lectures on tropical studies, and exploration.
LCRS hosts a trail network of over 18 km, which give you the opportunity to explore the area’s rich and unique diversity of flora and fauna, ancient Mayan site, spectacular cathedral like caves and pristine rivers. Trail difficulty levels range from low to high and vary in distances that can be hiked in an hour to a full day.
Las Cuevas Research Station is the only lodging facility in the Chiquibul Forest. All profits resulting from lodging and food are invested into the management and conservation of this unique ecosystem. So just by staying at LCRS for a night, you are contributing to the conservation of the Chiquibul Forest, a forest globally known for its rich biodiversity.
What To Bring
Travelling and working in the Tropics, and in the Rain Forest in particular, sometimes requires a unique packing list. Climate, remote locations, and foreign requirements all present specific challenges.
Based on our many years of experience, let us provide a handy list of things you might want, need, or require but may find limited access to in Belize and at LCRS.
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