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Embera Village and Jungle Tour from Panama City

Highlights
  • 7-hour day trip to an Emberá village in Chagres National Park
  • Learn about the native Emberá tribe's history, culture and modern way of life
  • Travel from Panama City in an air-conditioned minibus and through Chagres National Park in a dugout canoe
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Embera Village and Jungle Tour from Panama City
From US$105.00
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US$105.00
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Pick up and drop off from outside Panama City as Playa Bonita Hotels, Amador Causeway, Panama Canal and Costa del este.
US$120.00
Overview
Immerse yourself in the indigenous Emberá culture during this 7-hour tour from Panama City. Journey up the Chagres River in a traditional dugout canoe to the Parara Puru village in Chagres National Park. Meet members of the tribe and learn about their way of life in the forest, witness ceremonial dances and eat a traditional lunch. Round-trip transportation from Panama City is included on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people or fewer to ensure an intimate atmosphere and personalized attention.
What to Expect
At 8 am, meet your guide in the lobby of your Panama City hotel. Climb aboard an air-conditioned minibus and meet your small tour group, limited to 15 people or fewer. 

Arrive on the banks of Lake Alajuela, meeting some members of the Emberá tribe at Puerto Corotu. Board a traditional dugout canoe and, assisted by a motor, head up the Chagres River to the village of Parara Puru. On the way, visit an impressive waterfall deep in the park. 

Native Emberá tribe members will greet you upon arrival with a traditional dance and a presentation about their culture, history and modern way of life in the forest. Walk around and explore the village at your leisure, chat with the locals and take photos. 

Eat a lunch of fresh fruit, plantains and fried fish, then receive temporary traditional tattoos if you like or shop for handicrafts. 

Step back into the canoe and return to Panama City the way you came. Your tour concludes with drop-off back at your Panama City hotel.
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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour, great tour guides

Jerin and William are very nice people and great guides. They know a lot and they gave us a lot of information. The pick up was on time and the ride was smooth. Take comfortable hike shoes if you’re going to the waterfall because it’s...More

1  Thank Argelis B
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile
Enrique was the best!!!

We took this tour not knowing what to expect. We are so glad we did. We went Fri June 22 and Enrique was our guide. He was excellent!!! He was funny, informational, and as interested in us as we were in what he had to...More

1  Thank Rick N
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile
Excellent Tour!!!

We had an amazing day with Jerin and Willie. These guys really took the time to make sure everyone got to see and experience what they were interested in. I would most definitely highly recommend this tour and will book another tour with them in...More

1  Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 29 April 2018
embera village tour

very good tour would recommend it out guide whose name i forget was very knowledgable the trip was very interesting very good value , not to be missed

1  Thank Meghan L
Reviewed 15 March 2018
Get Enrique to be your guide!

We went on a jungle tour and visited the Embera village as a group of 6 and had an absolute blast. Enrique was incredibly knowledgeable regarding everything we had questions about and was more than friendly and funny the entire time. His English was fantastic...More

2  Thank amacherla
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