Canoe Trip to an Embera Village in Panama

  • 2 Ratings

Visit a traditional Embera village where the way of life has remained unaltered for hundreds for years. Glide down a pristine river that leads through the rainforest on your way to learning all about this native tribe.

Duration: 8 hours
Cancellation: 30 days in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Travel deep into the rainforest on board a motorized canoe to visit a traditional village of the Embera, an indigenous Panamanian people
  • Share an authentic meal of fried fish and plantains wrapped in a banana leaf, finished off with delicious fresh fruit
  • Immerse yourself in the culture when you paint your body with jagua, a natural pigment used by the Embera for ceremonies
  • Get a feel for the rhythm of the jungle with a traditional drum and dance performance
  • Look out for blue herons, green kingfishers and keel-billed toucans as you cruise down the Chagres River

What's Included

  • Boat ride and entrance to Embera village
  • Bilingual guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel in Panama City

Additional Information

  • Let the tour provider know of any food allergies in advance and they will accommodate you.

  • You will receive a full refund with 30 days' advance notice, a 50% refund with 15-29 days' advance notice and no refund with under 15 days' notice.

Customer Reviews

  • 2 Ratings

  • Bonnie

Great tour, Richard our tour guide was very knowledgeable about Panama and the tribe. Carlos our driver was friendly and engaging. We had a great experience.

March 11, 2018

  • Patrick

Excellent trip, the guide, driver, and entire tour were excellent! We hope to be able to take another tour in the future!

May 16, 2017
Panama City, Panama