Masters of the River / The Embera People

30 min

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Group Tour

With our tours we only employ local Certified Interpretive & Naturalist Guides (CING). Our guides have many years of experience, are fluent in English, speaking, reading, and writing. They have also completed a rigorous training program that includes not only knowledge (nature, history culture, politics, etc.), but also interpretation, meaning the ability to convey knowledge in a matter that is engaging and fitting for the audience. They must all complete a leadership course and annually...
With our tours we only employ local Certified Interpretive & Naturalist Guides (CING). Our guides have many years of experience, are fluent in English, speaking, reading, and writing. They have also completed a rigorous training program that includes not only knowledge (nature, history culture, politics, etc.), but also interpretation, meaning the ability to convey knowledge in a matter that is engaging and fitting for the audience. They must all complete a leadership course and annually renew their Wilderness First Aid (WFA) & CPR certifications. Our transportation providers are all family owned businesses, licensed and insured to be providing tourism services (SET).
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Emberá-Wounaan Comarca, Panama

This is a perfect opportunity to visit an indigenous village in the midst of a wonderful natural setting that supports the harmony of their lifestyle and traditions.
Early in the morning guests are picked up at their hotel and transferred to a port, were we board a motorised piragua (dugout canoe) and travel up a river to a Emberá indigenous village.
At the Emberá village we will be greeted with dancing and music. We will learn about Emberá customs and their relationship with nature. There will be handcrafts available for sale and we will have a chance to be painted with the traditional jagua, a natural dye the Emberá use to adorn their bodies. After a lunch of fish, plantain, and fresh fruit served in traditional style by the Emberá, we will be heading back to...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Emberá-Wounaan Comarca, Panama

This is a perfect opportunity to visit an indigenous village in the midst of a wonderful natural setting that supports the harmony of their lifestyle and traditions.
Early in the morning guests are picked up at their hotel and transferred to a port, were we board a motorised piragua (dugout canoe) and travel up a river to a Emberá indigenous village.
At the Emberá village we will be greeted with dancing and music. We will learn about Emberá customs and their relationship with nature. There will be handcrafts available for sale and we will have a chance to be painted with the traditional jagua, a natural dye the Emberá use to adorn their bodies. After a lunch of fish, plantain, and fresh fruit served in traditional style by the Emberá, we will be heading back to Panama City.

Duration: 4 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Lunch
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Guest staying in other places besides local hotels need to provide the address and coordinate with our office

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/26/2019 - 9/1/2020
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.