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  | Ram Tzul Private Nature Reserve  





Description: Created in 2001 to preserve the Cloud Forest biome, the water resources of the area, and to promote environmental education through ecotourism activities. Ram Tzul is part of the Cloud Forest Biological Corridor; the reserve also promotes productive activities that are friendly to the environment like organic coffee, bamboo, reforestation and ecological farm. The hotel has been certified by Green Deal.

Services: Hotel, camping area, restaurant service and horseback riding.

Access: After Río Escondido on Km158.5, Ram Tzul is located at the right of the highway, between Purulhá and the community of La Unión Barrios.

Tourist facilities:
The trails are fairly easy but can get a little slippery during the rainy season.

Fees and schedule: US$ 5.00 per person for use the trails, with a schedule from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. Verify prices for other services.

Other features: You can visit the waterfalls formed by the Cafetales River, it is near the Biotopo del Quetzal and other tourist places in Alta and Baja Verapaz.

Contact: Telephone: (502) 5908 4066;


Some species: Green-throated Mountain-gem, Resplendent Quetzal, Blue-throated Motmot, Black-headed Siskin, Bushy-crested Jay, Rufous-collared Robin, Blue-and-white Mockingbird.



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