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Charges for Services at LCO

Visitors are responsible for charges incurred during their stay at LCO. Values for charges are updated on a yearly basis.

Charges for Services at LCO

(Last modified:  May 25, 2019)


Charges for services are given in Chilean pesos (CLP) and converted to US$ at the daily rate.  (Click here for the current exchange rate.)


Item Charge
Room & Board on Mountain CLP 84,800 per night
Transportation (return trip) CLP 78,700
La Serena Motel Room CLP  12,500  per night*
Courier for Visa Invitation Letters CLP 25,000
Masks for Multi-Object Spectrographs IMACS: CLP 110,000
GISMO: CLP 55,000
LDSS3 & WFCCD: CLP 20,000


*Starting July 1, charges for room services at the La Serena motel will be CLP 50,000 per night.
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