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El Remate

Sports and the Outdoors

Tikal Canopy Tour. The fun folks at Tikal Canopy Tour have expeditions that take you to the true heart of the rain forest—not on ground level, but more than 100 feet up in the air. There are now two zip lines, one with nine and one with 10 platforms. On either canopy tour you may see monkeys and or other wildlife. Each zipline costs US$30 or Q235 per person. Prices include transport from El Remate or Tikal Park (from Flores or Santa Elena there's an additional US$5 fee.) Tikal Canopy Tour also offers hiking. Near entrance gate to Tikal park, about 40 minutes by car from Flores, El Remate. 502/7926–4270. www.canopytikal.com. Q235.

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