Embera

 The Embera Indians of Panama is one of the most popular local tours it begins just 40 minute wp860dc8cd_05_06from Panama City.

This is the real thing right out of the pages of National Geographic, an authentic, unforgettable encounter with a living Indian culture.

 We pick you up at your hotel and take you to the edge of the wp70138277_05_06Chagres River were you will board a motorized dugout canoe, the only means of transportation in the jungle then we will head to an authentic Embera Indian village along a river bank.

The village Indians will share their native foods (lunch), perform a tribal dance, and offer authentic body paintings while explaining their way of life, traditions and beliefs.

 

Embera music groupWe then head out with the Botanical Doctor to visit his personal pharmacy in the rainforest where you will be introduced to various wild medicinal plants.

Embera art workingYou will learn how they weave artisanal basket and plates, how the men carve wooden figure etc. you will also have the option to purchase some original Embera made artifacts.

Embera canoe

 

 

 

 

 

Most visitors have commented that this was one of the highlights of their trip.