Embera Indigenous Community

Panama has 7 different indigenous groups that still keep intact their ingenuity, warmth and customs.

Discover the friendly group and enjoy visiting one of the most beautiful and unspoiled national parks which is near the city, located in one of the most important tributaries of the Panama Canal watershed, the Chagres River.

The tour departs at 8:00 am, you will travel by car for 1 hour or so and then in a motorized canoe to a waterfall where you can take a bath and then visit one of the indigenous communities located in the area.

We will enjoy a historical talk of the Embera culture, dances and traditional folk music and an exhibition of handicrafts: baskets made of natural fibers of chunga palm and nagua, and some carved in Cocobolo wood or tagua which you can acquire for a good price.

You will then taste a typical lunch served on a green plantain leaf, fried fish and plantains.

Bring cookies or small gifts to the children and enjoy getting a beautiful smile.

We will return at 2:00 pm.

Includes: Transportation by bus to the port and then by canoe, guide, drink, local lunch based on fried river fish and fried plantains, payment to the indigenous community and the entrance to the National Park.

We recommend: Comfortable clothes, shoes that can get wet, bathing suit, sunscreen, a full set of clothes and additional shoes on rainy season, insect repellent.

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