Day Trip to the Embera Indian Village

8 hr

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This Embera tour includes an upriver ride through the Chagres River and the Panamanian Jungle. You will hear directly from the Indians what their life is like: their hunting, fishing, harvesting, how they treat illnesses and much more. Experience up close the Embera Indian traditional dances and see how they produce their body paintings, woven baskets, plates and masks. Walk through the lush and exotic jungle to see an abundant variety of wildlife and birds...
This Embera tour includes an upriver ride through the Chagres River and the Panamanian Jungle. You will hear directly from the Indians what their life is like: their hunting, fishing, harvesting, how they treat illnesses and much more. Experience up close the Embera Indian traditional dances and see how they produce their body paintings, woven baskets, plates and masks. Walk through the lush and exotic jungle to see an abundant variety of wildlife and birds. You will walk by a clear cascade and will be able to have a dip in the pond.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Comunidad embera Tusipono, Colón, Panama

Pick up from your hotel is at 8am,  the transfer is in a private car and will take about 1 hour. The Embera Indian Village Tour is a visit to the community of the Embera of Rio Chagres in the banks of the Chagres river. The tour starts on the port of Corotu where you will embark on dugout canoes to travel up the Chagres river in an exploration were you will see waterfalls, exotic vegetation and a myriad of aquatic birds.

The first stop on the tour is to trek through a system of creeks, streams and river rocks on the way to a magnificent waterfall and natural pool where you can swim. You can expect two hours duration at the cascade. After the trekking, you will be taken to the Embera village...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Comunidad embera Tusipono, Colón, Panama

Pick up from your hotel is at 8am,  the transfer is in a private car and will take about 1 hour. The Embera Indian Village Tour is a visit to the community of the Embera of Rio Chagres in the banks of the Chagres river. The tour starts on the port of Corotu where you will embark on dugout canoes to travel up the Chagres river in an exploration were you will see waterfalls, exotic vegetation and a myriad of aquatic birds.

The first stop on the tour is to trek through a system of creeks, streams and river rocks on the way to a magnificent waterfall and natural pool where you can swim. You can expect two hours duration at the cascade. After the trekking, you will be taken to the Embera village community where you will have lunch while an artisan from the village shows you how the famous Embera baskets and sculptures are made.

After lunch, you will see and hear the Embera on 3 different dances. You will have two hours to absorb the Embera culture. Before returning to the Corotu embarkation point, you will have a chance to browse through the craft exhibit and purchase souvenirs if you wish. After the tour your guide will take you to your hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • National Park fees
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Comunidad embera Tusipono
  • Beverages
Not Included
  • 50.00 extra charge for pickup from Playa Bonita hotels
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
residence pickup

Ports

  • colon 2000


8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.