Embera

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

Tour around 6-7 hours.

Price $110pp, for 3 people or more inquire about our group discount.

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 group

 

After having attended some of the presentations you are allowed to room around and explore the village at your leisure, and have an insight of how the Embera Indians live and work.

Embera art working

 

You will also learn how they weave artisanal basket and plates, how the men carve wooden figure etc. you will also have the option with no obligations to purchase some original Embera made artifacts.

Embera canoe

Itinerary:

The tour duration is approximately 6-7 hours. We leave your hotel aournd 7.30 and take you back around 2:00-3:00pm.

 

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