FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
Though Ceibal can be reached via a dirt road that floods during the rainy season, it's best accessed by boat on the Río de la Pasión, followed by a half-hour ascent through the forest.Down a newly paved road from Flores, this muddy frontier town on the southern bank of the Río de La Pasión is a good base for exploring the southern reaches of El Petén. This is river country,
and La Pasión and Petexbatún rivers lead to a number of important yet largely unvisited ruins in various stages of excavation.
A mellow little town on the eastern shore of Lago Petén Itzá, El Remate is known mostly for its wood carvings, made by families that have dedicated...