The Embera Tribe - Panama


Tour Number

Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active


Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids up to 3 years old.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Indigenous Culture

One of the best opportunities to discover the indigenous culture of the embera, this tribe lives along the chagres river and the community is really friendly and open to the tourism, in this journey you will see the chagres national park and the village of the embera, where we are going to enjoy dances and explanations about this culture.


8:00 a. m: Pick up at your hotel in Panama City.

9:00 a. m: Arrive to the national park.

9:15 a. m: Aboar the boat to the community.

9:45 a. m: Arrive to the community.

10:00 a. m: Explanations and dances.

12:00 p. m: Lunch ( fried fish and plantains) Local fruits.

1:00 a. m: Walk around the trails of the community.

2:00 p. m: Back to Panama City.

3:30 p. m: Arrive to your hotel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Name of your hotel in Panama City

End location: Hotel in Panama city.

Duration: 8 hours

Sometimes bad traffic in Panama city.


We are going to use my SUV and the traditional boats of the indigenous.

What’s Included

Transportation from and to your hotel in Panama city, sharing boat, entrances to the national park, fees to the community, water, ice,fruits of the season, and my services as a tour guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 USD - For purchase handcrafts.

What’s Extra

Personal expenses.


I cannot pick you up from the port but I can meet you at the cruise ramp and walk to the vehicle, depence of the port in Panama for Colon 2000, home port an flamenco marina is easier from cargo ports I need to be advised in advance.

A Recent Review of this tour

One of my favorite tours on the week. The boat ride on the river was fun - listened to the howler monkeys overhead, the waterfall is beautiful, and the tribe was interesting and so much fun. Lunch was delicious too!
Linda Robinson

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