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Embera Village Tour from Panama City provided by Almiza Tours by My friend Mario

Embera Village Tour from Panama City

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Chagres National Park
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Emberá-Wounaan Comarca
    Stop: 2 hours
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Important Information
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or Minibus
  • Professional driver
  • Beverages (soda, water or local beer)
  • Fresh local fruit
  • Embera traditional lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees to National Park Chagres
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Thomas_browne12 wrote a review Nov 2018
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We had an amazing time visiting this indigenous village. The guide was friendly and helpful. The locals were cheerful and made some typical dances and performances, which was great to get into spirit. Food was simple but delicious, freshly fried fish and plantain served in
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Date of experience: November 2018
Daniel H wrote a review Aug 2018
3 contributions5 helpful votes
Mario picked us up at our hotel in Panama City at 8:10 am. He spoke pretty good English. He was very helpful and friendly. It was a private tour with just me and my 9-year old daughter. He drove us to the boat launch dock where we met our two Embera boat drivers as well as a
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Date of experience: August 2018
3 Helpful votes
whahglund wrote a review Jun 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania40 contributions38 helpful votes
We had an excellent guide who drove us to the river from Panama City. There we got into a dugout and sailed down the river to the Embera Village. You could see alligators in the water, spider monkeys in the trees and birds singing their hearts out. You a in a deep tropical
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Date of experience: January 2018
2 Helpful votes
Bob M wrote a review Apr 2018
Toronto, Canada84 contributions21 helpful votes
although it was a nice place to see this was purely an affair to get us to buy souvenir and very little about ethnography of the people who we visit. Some brought candies as souvenirs. Although it is nice to give gifts the candies are likely the worse thing for health of these
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Date of experience: April 2018
1 Helpful vote
trigeminy wrote a review Apr 2018
St. John's, Canada29 contributions21 helpful votes
Our tour guide Mario was very personable and informative. He spoke English very well and discussed the culture and history of Panama's indigenous tribes (mainly Embera and Kuna). The canoe ride was great, the walk to the waterfall was a little tricky in certain areas. I have
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Date of experience: April 2018
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By: Almiza Tours by My friend Mario
Great blend of history and adventure
We had a great experience on this tour. Mario picked us up exactly on the dot at our agreed upon and was a very kno
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Excellent Tour/Wonderful Guide
The tour was well organised including the pick up and drop off. The guide was great. Enjoyed it so much especially
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Great tour!
Mario did an excellent job as a guide. We saw several kinds of wildlife which was wonderful and made it well worth
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I love monkeys
We used a private tour guide to take us around the islands.We had a large group of 14 people so it made sense and
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Day tour
First impression before tour started: Why nobody confirm the tour and the exact pickup time. So I send a message ni
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James C
Something unique
Very interesting half-day tour.Quite fascinating as monkeys jump on to boat and eat from your hand.Not experienced
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Excellent Tour and Driver Mario - THE BEST
Couldn't have asked for a better driver. Mario went above and beyond to provide an enjoyable, educational and fun
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Up close & personal
Great tour!! Monkeys got on the boat with us. Up close interactive adventure. Do take a small bag of grapes with yo
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Must do in Panama
This is really an amazing tour. The monkeys came on our boat numerous times. Mario was a great guide.
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Once in a Lifetime Experience!
This was a fabulous tour. We were picked up on time, the guide was very informative and passionate about the tour
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Wonderful Tours!
I enjoyed the tour so much I impulsively paid for one more right after the first! My first tour was the Monkey Isla
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Stephen S
Plenty of Monkeys etc.
Not all wild-life tours produce the goods, but this one certainly provided plenty of monkeys, as well as agouti and
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Monkey island
Loved it and the monkey whisperer was the best she had all the monkeys coming to our boat! Great experience
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A delicious taste of Panama
We did this tour today and it was very well done! Mario is a fountain of knowledge and presented information with a
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Great experience
Nice tour guide if you like hiking and nice views this is the place you want to go highly recommend this tour
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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