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Embera Village Tours & More

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We invite you to step back in time with us on a tour to visit the Embera tribe who still live in traditional villages deep in the rainforest of Panama. The Embera people are proud to share their culture and traditions with visitors. Spending time on...more
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| Panama City hotel pickup, Panama City, Panama
+507 6758-7600
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i arranged for a private tour from my hotel. Reason was that people in panama city and specially Embera community doesn't speak much English so without a private tour guide who speaks decent English it may have been harder to understand their culture. When you...More

Thank zeemak1
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I highly recommend this tour and most especially Daniel as your host. We found him to be SO knowledgeable, spoke perfect English and went the extra mile. My daughters are allergic to seafood so we stopped at a market to pick up chicken, which he...More

1  Thank Ramona G
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed overnight with the tribe. Danie was our tour guide and we loved him! He picked us up from our hotel, stayed the whole time and took us home the next day. He had a lot of knowledge about Panama to...More

Thank Jenna B
Reviewed 13 April 2018

If you believe this is the real deal, guess what.. it's not! To truly see the Embera Village people in their natural habitat, you must travel a great distance. Do your research! This was an exploitation of the people of the village for the Princess...More

7  Thank Susan O
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This was our favorite part of our trip to Panama. It's located about an hour outside Panama City, so not that far. We arrived and boarded a dug out canoe that took us to the isolated village. From the moment we got on the boat,...More

1  Thank Jay_Winchester
Anne G, Owner at Embera Village Tours & More, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you Jay, for your kind words about your visit to the Embera village. We are thrilled to hear it was the highlight of your trip to Panama.

Reviewed 1 April 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this day trip. We were picked up at our B and B in Gamboa and traveled by van, with another family, for about an hour. Then we were met by Embera boatmen in a dugout canoe. Traveled another 45 minutes through lake...More

1  Thank snowpal
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We hired a private guide to take us to the Embera village. The driver secured food and beverages for us before meeting us at our hotel at 9 am. From the financial district, the drive to the Chagres River was approximately 75 minutes. We were...More

Thank stellablue32
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The Embera people live in an isolated area apparently only reachable by dugout canoe. They were very welcome to us and showed us their living quarters and fed us delicious food. Although I don't usually like "native shows", the people felt open and honest. Several...More

Thank ccbarb1
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I loved this trip. It was really fun to travel up the river and have lunch with the Embera. it was a nice learning experience. I would definitely do it again. It is also a fun trip to do with children.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We did a tour of the Embera Tribe and were blown away by their culture. If we ever go back I would love to do an overnight and truly experience a day in their life. It is hard to imagine that a place like this...More

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Sussan S
9 March 2018|
Response from Anne G | Property representative |
Hi Sussan, Thank you for your interest in our Embera village tours. We would be happy to take you and your children out to meet the Embera people. When are you coming? Our prices vary depending on how many people are... More
Gil A
29 May 2017|
Response from Anne G | Property representative |
Hi there, This is Anne, we would love to guide you to visit the Embera village of my husband's family in July. You can contact us through our web page. I am not allowed to include a link here in this format. However... More
23 April 2017|
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Response from Anne G | Property representative |
Hi RLK-TX, Sure, I would be happy to share about the exquisite crafts made by the Emberá people. First, the ladies. The women are world known among basket collectors for their tightly woven baskets with very intricate... More